Welcome to First Ascent Humboldt Park!

World class climbing, yoga, and fitness in the heart of Humboldt Park.

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Learn to boulder with us!

Join us for an hour long Learning To Boulder class and let us guide you on your first ascent.

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NEW TO CLIMBING?

NEW TO CLIMBING?

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

ELEVATE YOUR SKILLS

ELEVATE YOUR SKILLS

Check out our climbing classes for all levels.

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

Get your kids climbing. All ability levels welcome.

NAMASTE

NAMASTE

Daily yoga classes for our members and visitors.

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FIRST ASCENT FITNESS

FIRST ASCENT FITNESS

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

Four great locations. One membership. Let’s climb, Chicago!

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Today's Happenings at FA: Humboldt Park

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Hey all - head up that we will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and open on Friday 11/23 from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Happy Thanksgiving to the whole FAmily! ...

#Sendsgiving Challenge reminder: Drop a can off at any FA location to check off #3 and bring a dish to FA Avondale TOMORROW for our 6:30 PM Friendsgiving crowd-sourced smorgasboard to check off #7! All non-perishable food donations will go to the Greater Chicago Food Depository and all dishes brought to Friendsgiving will be rapidly consumed by ravenous climbers. More #Sendsgiving info on our website - link in bio.
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Heads up: FA Humboldt Park is CLOSED to open climbing all day on Saturday November 17th for the Humboldt Rumble. Competitors and spectators only. Want to boulder? Sign up for the Adult ...

If you still haven

If you still haven't signed up to join us for the Humboldt Rumble, it's not too late! The comp is THIS Saturday 11/17 from 3:00-6:00 pm at FA Humboldt Park. All ability ...

From The Blog

Shawn Sturges: What The Paradox Mile Means To Me November 14, 2018

Shawn Sturges: What The Paradox Mile Means To Me

For the month of November, First Ascent is hosting the Paradox Mile, an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for Paradox Sports, an organization that supports adaptive climbers in their pursuit of outdoor climbing. Blind climber [...]

How to Navigate the Crag, Part 3: Learning Local Issues November 10, 2018

How to Navigate the Crag, Part 3: Learning Local Issues

This is part 3 in our 5-part series How To Navigate The Crag. If you missed them, be sure to read Part 1: Leave No Trace and Part 2: Crag Etiquette so you're up to speed. [...]

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