Bouldering Workshops and Competitions

A rock climber hangs from a bouldering wall

The Bouldering Wall at South Rec is open for business with no reservations needed. Don't have any shoes? No Problem! Come by Outdoor Rec during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 2:30pm-8:30pm) and rent a pair for free for use on our Bouldering Wall.

Wilbur Wildcat climbs the Campus Rec bouldering wall

REC on the Rocks Bouldering Competition

Thursday, November 9 from 5 - 8 p.m.

Get ready for the "REC on the Rocks" bouldering competition, a thrilling event that combines climbing prowess with a lively atmosphere.

At "REC on the Rocks," climbers of all levels can test their skills on challenging boulder problems while enjoying a spirited crowd and great company. Whether you're a seasoned climber or a novice, there's something for everyone.

If you prefer to watch the action unfold, we invite you to join us for a pizza party on the sidelines. Enjoy delicious slices while cheering on your favorite climbers and participating in our exciting raffle with fantastic prizes up for grabs.

For students looking to compete, we offer an affordable entry fee of just $15, making it accessible to all.

Save the date and bring your climbing spirit to "REC on the Rocks." It's an event that promises a day of climbing excitement, camaraderie, and good times. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

Be among the first 50 people to sign up and you will get your own "Rec on the Rocks" insulated mug!


Climbers hang from bouldering wall while others watch


A fitness-focused series aimed at introducing and continuously improving technique and gaining required strength for bouldering. The series is open to all abilities--both beginners and experts alike can benefit from the technique drills and workouts offered during these clinics.

MONDAYS 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Campus Recreation Bouldering Wall - SouthREC

A climber hangs from a bouldering wall with people smiling in background


An informal workshop to bring together the UArizona climbing community at a designated time. Featuring the 3 B's: Boulders - a great time to try the new routes created by our route setters every week, Beats - a playlist designed by YOU!, and Beta - a climbing term meaning the specific techniques used to climb a route. Open to all skill levels, come out and meet the campus climbing community!

WEDNESDAYS 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Campus Recreation Bouldering Wall - SouthREC