Test Your Strength with Indoor Rock Climbing near Germantown

Rock climber on an indoor wall | Indoor rock climbing near Germantown

For a different way to stay fit, try indoor rock climbing. This unique activity will test your strength, endurance, and agility as you try and conquer the wall. The best climbing indoor rock climbing facilities near our apartments in Germantown, MD include:

The Boulder Yard 

While working as a mechanical engineer, Steve Baranski dreamed of opening a rock climbing gym. After years of planning, he finally opened The Boulder Yard. Steve and his friends built the climbing walls and everything else by hand. The gym specializes in boulder-style climbing and boasts routes that are equally fun and challenging. You can climb on a day pass or become a member. 

Earth Treks 

Nestled in nearby Rockville, Earth Treks is another one of the best places to go indoor rock climbing near Germantown. The gym offers routes for all abilities and style preferences. The walls often change, so climbers will always have something new to try. Classes are also available, including a comprehensive curriculum designed to new support climbers. Choices include Introduction to Rope Climbing, Introduction to Bouldering, and Intermediate Leading. 

Roger Carter Community Center 

At the Roger Carter Community Center, you can enjoy open rock climbing sessions on Wednesdays between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The drop-in fee is just five dollars, and all abilities can come and work on their skills. The center also offers climbing classes led by certified instructors where students learn safety skills and bouldering and climbing techniques. Be sure to register in advance. 

Indoor rock climbing is sure to work up an appetite, so stop by a Germantown Italian restaurant for some of the best pasta in town. To become a resident of The Elms at Germantown, please contact us. Our leasing team will show you the amenities and floor plans our Germantown, MD apartments have to offer. 

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