Welcome to First Ascent Uptown!

Get on up in Uptown. Let's climb!

First Time Climbers

CrossTown Bouldering League is back!

Join us for 8 weeks of fun, fierce team competition starting September 17th!

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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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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

From The Blog

Climbing is for Every Body November 19, 2019

Climbing is for Every Body

Last week, the New York Times featured First Ascent in a full-page Style section article discussing [...]

2019 Humboldt Rumble Recap November 18, 2019

2019 Humboldt Rumble Recap

This past Saturday, November 16th, we held the second annual Humboldt Rumble Bouldering Competition at our [...]

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