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Get on up in Uptown. Let's climb!

First Time Climbers

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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!

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BECOME A MEMBER

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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!

Learn more about joining the FAmily below.

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Today's Happenings at FA: Uptown

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We made some hands on adjustments to the Uptown yoga schedule this week! Look out ...

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After a final week of stout competition, the Uptown Bouldering League is a wrap! Huge ...

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The Climbathon is off to a great start, but we need your help to get ...

From The Blog

Introducing the Chicago Fixed Gear Initiative April 1, 2019

Introducing the Chicago Fixed Gear Initiative

Since we first opened the doors of First Ascent Avondale in 2015, we’ve watched as the Chicago [...]

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, [...]

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