Rock Climbing at the DISC

Experience the thrill of rock climbing at the DISC! A great team-building activity for families, co-workers, and school groups. Certified belayers may climb during open climbing hours. All rock climbing classes are scheduled by appointment (429-3472) and held at the DISC (1295 W. Wood). For a list of dates/times for Adults Rock, Kids/Teens Rock, and Families Rock, email talbertina@decparks.com.

Open Climbing Hours

DayTime
Monday - Friday5 - 9 p.m.
Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SundayNoon - 5 p.m.

Rock Climbing Fees
Daily Fee: $6.75
1-Hour Rental: $87
Certified belayers may climb during facility hours. All rock climbing classes are scheduled by appointment.

 

Adults Rock!

This exciting 2-hour class for beginning climbers includes top-roping, one of the safest forms of climbing. You’ll learn knot tying, belaying and climbing techniques. Certification is awarded to those who pass the belay, knot and safety test. Once certified, climbers may join other certified individuals during open climbs. Use of equipment and free climbing after the class are included.
Fee: $30 ($24 with resident discount)

 

Families Rock!

Great exercise and fun for the whole family! Learn climbing and safety techniques during this 2-hour class. Adults can become certified after mastering knot tying and belaying skills. To qualify for the “Families” class, participants must be immediate family members with a minimum of 1 adult and 1 child.

Age Group: Adults and Kids
When: Classes are scheduled by appointment
Where: Decatur Indoor Sports Center
1295 W. Wood St.
Fee: Adults: (16+) $20 Res / $25 Non-Res; Kids: $10 Res / $15 Non-Res
Contact: 217-429-3472

 

Climb Outside!

If you love climbing at the DISC, give the Overlook Adventure Ropes Course a try! The only course of its kind in Central Illinois, the ropes course at Overlook Adventure Park will put climbers 25 feet above the ground and soar above the mini golf course! Wearing a full-body safety harness, you’ll climb your way around 33 challenges. Walk the tightrope, balance on rickety bridges, brave the balance beams, and fly 68 feet on the zip line! A course will also be available with 9 obstacles for the little ones. Call 217-422-2316 for further information.

Hours

Last admission taken 1/2 hour before closing.

Fall Hours (September 5 - October 29) 
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday4 - 8 p.m.
Friday4 - 10 p.m.
Saturday10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
SundayNoon - 8 p.m.

Rates

30 Minute Session

Course/AgeFee
Tots Course$4.00
Ropes Course, Ages 4 - 12
$6.00
Ropes Course, Ages 13 & Older$7.00

1 Hour Session

Course/AgeFee
Tots Course$7.00
Ropes Course, Ages 4 - 12$10.00
Ropes Course, Ages 13 & Older$11.00