Sacramento State

The Well

Building Hours

Monday 5:30AM - 8PM
Tuesday 5:30AM - 8PM
Wednesday 5:30AM - 8PM
Thursday 5:30AM - 8PM
Friday 5:30AM - 8PM
Saturday 10AM - 5PM
Sunday 10AM - 5PM

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How Do I Climb?

Climbing is accessible to all WELL members after taking a Safety Orientation.

The Safety Orientation only requires about 5 minutes of your time, and can be completed in person during Top Rope Climb Hours (4-10pm M-Th, 4-9pm Fri, 10-2pm Sat, 3-7pm Sun)  Complete your Safety Orientation right now by watching the video below and completing the survey.

Click here to complete the Orientation Quiz after watching the video!

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.

 Summer Top-rope Climbing Hours 

Day Hours
Monday-Friday 3:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm
Sunday Closed

**Top-rope climbing closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day**

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