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Hours
Rates and Rentals
Lessons
Clinics
Kids' Programs
Party at the Crux!
Women's Night
Members' Night
Students' Night
Waiver Form
Map to the Crux


Gym Hours

Please check our current calendar for any recent changes and holiday schedules.

Regular Hours--August 19 through July 9

~ Monday - Thursday ................... 10 AM - 10 PM
~ Friday .......................................... 10 AM - 9 PM
~ Saturday & Sunday ................... Noon - 6 PM
Summer Hours--July 10 through August 18
~ Monday - Thursday .................... 1 PM - 10 PM
~ Friday ........................................... 1 PM - 9 PM
~ Saturday & Sunday .................... Noon - 6 PM

All climbers under 18 must have a waiver form signed by parent or guardian in order to climb.

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Rates

Click here to see our current specials.

Student Night: Friday nights, 6 to 9 p.m............ $10 w/gear

Students
      (Must be 24 years old or younger; and show student ID and picture ID)

        ~ Student One-Month Pass ................................ $45 .... ($60 w/gear)
        ~ Student Three-Month Pass ........................... $105 .... ($135 w/gear)
        ~ Student Student Annual ................................. $345 .... ($395 w/gear)

              * Free belay lesson for new member with purchase of first membership pass.
              * Free intro lesson for annual members.

Non-Member Rates

        ~ Day Pass .......................................................... $12 .... ($16 w/gear)
              * Kids five years old and under are half price.
        ~ Belay Lesson ................................................... $12
              * Learn to belay (work the ropes for the climber), or refresh your skills.
        ~ Ten Punch Pass ............................................... $99 .... ($129 w/gear)
              * One belay lesson included with Punch Pass; pass good for one year.

Membership Rates
        ~ One-Month Pass ............................................... $60 .... ($75 w/gear)
        ~ Three-Month Pass .......................................... $145 .... ($175 w/gear)
        ~ Annual .............................................................. $415 .... ($465 w/gear)
        ~ Family Annual ................................................. $625 for first two members; $150 each additional
                                 (w/gear: $725 first two and $180 additional)

              * Free belay lesson for new member with purchase of first membership pass.
              * Free intro lesson for annual members.

Introductory Lesson ................... $45 for 1-1/2 hour intro lesson, gear, and one-week pass
    or
Package Special ........................ $195 for 1-1/2 hour intro lesson, gear, AND a three-month pass

Personal Training ....................... $35 per hour,
                                         or $30 per hour for five or more sessions

Equipment Rentals (includes shoes and harness) ....... $5

Institutional, corporate, and group rates are available.

Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.

All climbers under 18 must have a waiver form signed by parent or guardian in order to climb.

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Lessons

Introduction to Climbing
Our introductory course is for first time climbers who need to learn the basics. The emphasis is on climbing safety - knots, belaying, and lowering - as well as on proper climbing technique and body positioning.

Intro course stats:
  • Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon (call for weekday schedule)
  • Cost:
      ~ $45 for class with one week pass and gear
    OR
      ~ $195 for Package Special: class, three-month pass, and gear
  • Intro lesson free for annual members.
Prepayment and reservations are required.
Beginning Sport Climbing
Get ready to sport climb! Learn the basics of lead climbing and safely lead belay. Call the Crux at 541-484-9535 to schedule.

Cost: $45 for one-and-a-half hour lesson
Group Lesson (or just fun)
Treat your friends or co-workers to an afternoon or evening of climbing! This is for groups that want to climb together--and no experience is necessary! In this two-hour session, your group will learn the basics of climbing and belaying, with lots of time for climbing. This session can be scheduled on weekdays or weekends according to your needs.

Cost: $25 per person (gear included) for two-hour lesson
Individualized Lesson
Need a lesson for something not listed? Just let us know and we'll do our best to tailor a lesson (or more) just for you.
Clinics
Click here to view information on our climbing clinics.
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Parties - for One and All!
Do you want a really unique party? Or do you want to surprise someone with an especially lively festivity? The Crux features all kinds of parties, for all kinds of occasions. Just let us know what you want, and we will handle the details.

The cost includes gear rental, belay lesson for designated belayers (or $35 for staff to belay), and a two-hour climbing session. Sessions may also be scheduled during closed hours. (For more information about parties for kids, click here.)

Reservations and $50 deposit are required.

To make a reservation or for more information, please call us at (541) 484-9535. We promise a great climb for all.

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Women's Night
This is an evening especially for women who are interested in climbing, learning, and sharing. We invite women of any and all skill levels, abilities, and ages to join us in an atmosphere of encouragement, camaraderie, and sisterhood. We meet every Monday night from 6:30 to 8:30. There is no cost for annual members; for non-members, the cost is $10, which includes a pass and gear for that day.

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Members' Night
On Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 10:00, gym members can each bring one guest for $10; includes gear rental.

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Students' Night
On Friday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00, you can bring your valid student ID to the Crux and climb for $10; includes gear rental.

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Waiver Form
All climbers are required to have a signed waiver form on file before climbing. Minors must have a form signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Enter & Submit Online - NEW
Print the Form

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Map to The Crux Crux Rock Climbing Gym
Google Map

    or, from I-5:
  1. Go west off I-5 onto Route 105/126.

  2. Get in the left lane, and drive to end of highway.

  3. Turn left onto 7th Avenue, then to Washington or Lincoln.

  4. Then turn left on Washington or Lincoln.

  5. Go across the train tracks to 3rd and Lawrence (between Washington and Lincoln).

  6. The Crux is in the historic Eugene Planing Mill building, along with Ron's Island Grill, and across the street from REI.

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     Crux Rock Climbing Gym
         401 West 3rd Avenue
       Eugene, Oregon 97401
              (541) 484-9535
Last update: 06/22/2017