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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From The Blog

Member Spotlight: Lester Arguelles August 8, 2019

Member Spotlight: Lester Arguelles

Meet Lester Arguelles, FA Member since the beginning and constant presence around all of the FA [...]

How to Start Climbing, Part Two: Your First Visit July 23, 2019

How to Start Climbing, Part Two: Your First Visit

This is Part 2 of our “How to Start Climbing” series. If you haven't yet, check [...]

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