Welcome to First Ascent Block 37

World class climbing, yoga, and fitness comes to the Loop. Let's climb!

First Time Visitors

The CrossTown Bouldering League launches 2/11!

Sign up and throw down for the Winter Season of the League!

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Prepare for adventure with Basecamp!

Come try our unique take on small group fitness for free!

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Learn to boulder with us.

Let us guide you on your first ascent in our hour long Learning To Boulder class.

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Elevate your practice

Check out our full schedule of yoga classes.

Yoga Schedule
NEW TO CLIMBING?

NEW TO CLIMBING?

First Ascent Welcomes You! Find out what you need to know about climbing here.

CLIMBING CLASSES

CLIMBING CLASSES

Check out our climbing classes for all levels

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

Get your kids involved. All ability levels welcome.

NAMASTE

NAMASTE

Daily Yoga for our members and visitors too!

BECOME A MEMBER

BECOME A MEMBER

Join the First Ascent Family. The benefits are awesome.

FIRST ASCENT FITNESS

FIRST ASCENT FITNESS

State-of-the-art equipment and world-class trainers.

Join now, and let’s climb!

With four Chicago locations included with your membership, you’ll have a massive amount of climbing terrain, yoga classes, and fitness equipment at your finger tips.

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Today's Happenings at FA Block 37

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Uptown Boulder League Finals begin next Tuesday, and we're 'bout to have a little March ...

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Love this Uptown yoga instructor crew! We hosted a profile photo shoot for the instructor ...

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Our very first 8-week Climbing Club with the Uptown #BoysandGirlsClub ended on Friday, and what ...

From The Blog

How to Give Back to the Climbing Community March 14, 2019

How to Give Back to the Climbing Community

We talk about it all the time at First Ascent: at the heart of it all, [...]

Member Spotlight: Diane Wee March 4, 2019

Member Spotlight: Diane Wee

We're spotlighting FA member Diane Wee, who logged 279 visits to FA in 2018. That's incredible!! [...]

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