Rock Climbing at the Roger Carter Community Center

Boost your confidence and get a great workout on the 26-foot-tall indoor climbing wall!

For a complete list of Adventure and Outdoors programs and camps, visit howardcountymd.gov/adventure, including opportunities for indoor and outdoor climbing in summer camps and custom programs.

Roger Carter Community Center
3000 Milltowne Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Don't miss rock climbing when Howard County Schools are closed this Winter:

School's Out Rock Climbing & Swimming
9-13 yrs  /  Dates below  /  $73
Rise to new heights on our indoor climbing wall!  No experience necessary!  Build confidence and make new friends while participating in rock climbing and team-building games, then relaxing in our indoor pool. Fee includes equipment, instruction and supervision. Detailed information is emailed to participants prior to the event. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769.

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Open Climbs

Only $5 ($3 for Fit4U members) for a 20-minute time slot on the half hour, which offers opportunities to practice your climbing skills or try climbing for the first time! 5 yrs+, fee includes necessary equipment and HCRP staff belayer. Sign up for an open climb time slot at the front desk or call 410-313-2764! Groups of 5 or more MUST call Dawn Thomas, 410-313-1754 for group rates and times

Climbing Wall Schedule
The wall will be open to the public during scheduled Open Climb times. Open Climb times will be posted on this site and updated monthly. Last climber starts half hour before posted end time.

December Open Climb times:
Mondays from 4 - 9 PM (NO 12/12)
Tuesdays from 4 - 9 PM (NO 12/13)
Thursdays from 4 - 9 PM (NO 12/15)

Climbing wall will be closed for routine maintenance Dec 12-17!

SPECIAL Open Climb hours for the Holiday week!  Bring your child and a friend* to burn some energy while schools are closed!  (*Open Climbs times are not for groups - one climber per time slot only).

Monday, Dec 26 from 2 - 9 PM
Tuesday, Dec 27 from 2 - 9 PM
Wednesday, Dec 28 from 9 AM - 3 PM
Thursday, Dec 29 from 2 - 9 PM
Friday, Dec 30 from 9 AM - 3 PM

Private Lessons & Groups

Private Lessons

Private lessons for 5 yrs+: One-hour lesson designed specifically to meet the needs of the student. $25 per hour, $15 each additional family member or friend, up to 6 people total.
Contact Dawn Thomas, 410-313-1754 for more information.

Climbing Wall Parties / Events

Hold your next group event or party at the RCCC Climbing Wall! No climbing experience necessary - staff instructors will belay. Harnesses and basic safety instruction provided; 20 participant maximum for all climbing parties. Minimum of 2 weeks advanced notice required. A Party room can be added to rental for an additional charge.
Contact Dawn Thomas, 410-313-1754 for details.