Welcome to First Ascent Uptown!

Get on up in Uptown. Let's climb!

First Time Climbers

Learn to boulder with us.

Take Learning To Boulder and get 60 minutes of instruction, day pass, and rental gear for just $29.

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CrossTown Bouldering League

Winter Season begins on 2/12. Click below to learn more and sign up!

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Prepare for your adventure with Basecamp!

Join us for a free Basecamp Small Group Training session to see what the program is all about.

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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.

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

Learn more about joining the FAmily below.

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Today's Happenings at FA: Uptown

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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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