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 Kids/Teens Rock and Families Rock, email

Open Climbing Hours

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.


Kids Rock/Teens Rock!

This 1-hour class teaches youth aged 5 – 11 and teens aged 12 – 15 climbing and safety techniques. Instructors secure belays and tie all knots to ensure climber safety.

Age Group: 5 – 15
When: Classes scheduled by appointment
Where: Decatur Indoor Sports Center
1295 W. Wood St.
Fee: $12 Resident/$16 Non-resident
Contact: 217-429-3472


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.


The ropes course is now open for the 2018 season! Last admission taken 1/2 hour before closing.

Summer Hours 
Monday - Saturday10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
SundayNoon - 10 p.m.

30 Minute Session

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

1 Hour Session

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