Free Rock Climbing Saturday, August 25, 2019

Join us this Saturday, August 24th, to celebrate Global Climbing Day! From Noon until 5:00PM, we will be offering FREE climbing with rentals for new customers and $5 climbing with rentals for returning customers!

We look forward to seeing you all there!

To save time, full out a waiver online.

Rock Climbing


Welcome to Turners climbing gym – be a rock star today! Indoor rock climbing facility located in the lower level of the historic Milwaukee Turner Hall building. We are the oldest rock gym in the state of Wisconsin and we are a dedicated teaching gym featuring instructors with a full range of climbing experience.

The facility features:

  • 25′ top ropes, and lead climbing from 5.6 to 5.12 (dedicated lead areas featuring fixed draws)

  • 20′ long inverted lead climbing headwall

  • 2 dedicated bouldering areas

  • Moon Board features online climbing problems

  • ‘Rage Cage’ training system of hanging holds (The ultimate hangboard, ‘Atomik’ hanging holds, and training center!)

  • 11 foot treadwall, traverse routes, bachar ladder

  • 12 foot systems training board

  • Locker rooms with showers, equipment rental/sales, and knowledgeable staff (classes and clinics are available).

  • Slackline

  • Check out the Pro Shop operated by Riverwest Outdoors!


We offer team building, and group classes for groups up to 30.

Group rates are dependent on the size of the group and include:

  • Climbing/Belaying lesson

  • Qualified staff-belayer on shift

  • Use of party room (sink, mini fridge, tables, chairs)


You must complete a climbing waiver before climbing. Climbers under 18 must have the waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Fill out our digital waiver at the bottom of the Page.

  • You must be over the age 8 to climb

  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult

Interested in working with us?

Download an application and bring it to the climbing office or email it to:


Turner Hall & The Milwaukee Turners <> Climbing Gym
1034 Vel R Phillips Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53203

Summer HOURS

 June 1 thru August 30  

Monday 5:00 to10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 to10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 to10:00 pm Thursday 5:00 to10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 to10:00 pm
Saturday Noon to 5:00 pm
Sunday Noon  to 5:00 pm

Contact us

Phone: (414) 272-1733 extension 1


April 21 - Easter
May 26, 27- Memorial Day Weekend July 3, 4 - Independence Day September 2 - Labor Day
November 28, 29 -Thanksgiving December 24, 25 - Christmas


Download our price sheet or simply make an appointment with us