Location & Hours

Check out our hours of operation and help finding us below.


Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 11:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Special Hours

We are open the following special hours for holidays:

Memorial Day: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

July 4th: CLOSED

Labor Day: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED

Day After Thanksgiving: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm (weekend hours)

December 24th: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

December 25th: CLOSED

December 31st: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

January 1st: CLOSED

We may adjust our hours on rare occasion for special events and competitions, but otherwise we’re open for our Regular Hours!

Check our Facebook page for any announcements about upcoming events.


Getting There

We are located in Block 37 on the 4th floor. Enter any of the Block 37 entrances and take the elevator to the 4th floor, then exit right to find First Ascent Block 37.

By Public Transit.

Blue/Red Lines: Take the Blue Line to Washington or the Red Line to Lake and follow signs to the CTA Pedway that connects the Blue and Red Lines. You can enter Block 37 via the Pedway – without having to exit the building! 

Bus: Take the 56 Bus from the west and exit at Washington & State. Take the 29 Bus from the north or south and exit at State & Randolph.

By Bike.

Washington and Dearborn streets feature protected bike lanes. Bike racks can be found on the south (Washington) and east (State) sides of the Block 37 building.

By Car.

Paid parking is available on the lower level of the building. Access the lot via Dearborn Street, between Washington and Randolph. Please check the Block 37 website for current parking rates.