Sacramento State

The Well

Building Hours

Monday 6AM - Midnight
Tuesday 10AM - 6PM
Wednesday 6AM - Midnight
Thursday 6AM - Midnight
Friday 6AM - 8PM
Saturday 10AM - 6PM
Sunday 10AM - 6PM

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Important notice: See below for Spring Break Climbing Hours

How Do I Climb?

Climbing is accessible to all WELL members after taking a Safety Orientation. All necessary climbing gear and instruction is provided. You can receive your Safety Orientation during Open Climb Hours (see below) from a Climbing Wall staff member.

Upcoming Events / Classes


Are you dedicated to getting stronger? See a climbing wall attendant about how the Climbing Skill Sessions 1 on 1 training can take you to the next level. Four (4) sessions for $30! Sessions are schedule on a custom basis according to the times below. See Equipment Checkout attendant for payment and scheduling options.

Climbing Skill Sessions Sign-ups are available for the following times:
Monday - Friday 4:30pm or 7:30 pm
Saturday 11:00am
Sunday 4:00pm



Climbing Fundamentals  You can sign up for this class to learn the most important elements of rock climbing at the WELL. You will learn proper belay technique, knot tying, correct harness fit, climber communication, and more!

Climbing Fundamentals Schedule 
Days offered Time Cost
Sunday-Wednesday 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $5.00

If you are interested in taking your climbing knowledge to the next level, check out the clinics and trip opportunities that Peak Adventures has to offer here.


The climbing wall stands at 39’6” tall and is one of the largest indoor climbing wall in the California State University System. The WELL’s wall area is unique in design and was hand sculpted to replicate a real rock face. Visitors to this area will find 11 rope climbing stations, as well as a 13ft free standing boulder and a bouldering cove.

The climbing wall is ready to accommodate all ability levels. No experience necessary.

The climbing wall also offers family climbing hours.  For more information on family climb please reference the family climb webpage.


Don’t have your own equipment? Do not worry; The WELL has free climbing shoes, harnesses and belay devices available for checkout at the equipment checkout desk located adjacent to the climbing wall. We also posses the knowledge, ability and equipment to provide an adaptive climbing experiences.

Contact Information

For more information contact the Coordinator, Climbing Wall and Group Facilitation - Kenny Williams at 916.278.1784 or

Climbing Staff


Open Bouldering

Bouldering is allowed during all WELL hours. Safety Orientation required.

 Top-rope Climbing Hours 

Day Hours
Monday-Thursday 4:00pm-10:00pm
Friday 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
Sunday 3:00pm-7:00pm

Spring Break Hours:

March 23-27: 2pm-6pm

March 28: 10am-2pm

March 29: 2pm-6pm

March 30: 4pm-10pm

March 31: 2pm-6pm

Climbing Wall Rental Pricing

Planning a group get together and want to push each other to new heights?   Reserve the climbing wall for your adventurous group. This rental comes complete with experienced instructors as well as all the equipment necessary to have a great experience. The climbing wall is a great challenge for groups of all ages, skills, and interests.  Please contact Kenny Williams at or 916.278.1784 with questions.

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Upcoming Events