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Cornell University

Fees and Membership

Use the following table to determine which pass is right for you, or ask a staff person for clarification. When you are ready, head to our Pass Purchasing Portal.

First time? Try climbing with a Day Pass and, if you'd like to climb more, ask our desk staff about applying the cost to a longer term pass before you leave that day.

Refunds are not available for Pass Purchases.

Standard Pass and Membership Options

Pass Type Youth*
(Under 13)
(Cornell, or Under 18)
(Over 18)
Day Pass
Valid for one visit
$6 $11 $16
30-Day Pass
Valid 30 days from day of purchase
$30 $55 $80
Fall '21 Semester Pass
Valid 8/1/21-1/31/22
$60 $120 $200
Annual Pass
Valid 365 days from day of purchase
$110 $220 $370
10-Visit Punch Pass
Valid indefinitely, non-transferable
$50 $90 $130

Cornell Fitness Center (CFC) and Wellness Member Fees

The following ADD-ON passes are specifically for Cornell students, staff, and faculty that have an active qualifying CFC or Wellness Membership (Group Fitness Class membership does not qualify).

Additionally, CFC or Wellness members can purchase climbing ADD-ON passes for their partners and/or children (under 18) at the same price, with the Manger's assistance.

Refunds are not available for Pass Purchases.

Pass Type Student
(Cornell, or Under 18)
(Over 18)
Fall Semester ADD-ON Pass
Valid 8/1/21 - 1/31/22
$60 $100
Multi-Semester ADD-ON Pass
Valid 8/1/2021-8/15/2022
regardless of date of purchase
$110 $185

Rental Gear Fees

Equipment Fee per Day
Climbing Shoes $5 per day + tax
Chalk Bag $1 per day + tax
Climbing Harness / Belay Kit / Lead Rope Free

With the exception of Lead Ropes, you are welcome to use your own gear, provided it is in good condition and certified for technical rock climbing in an indoor environment.

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