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Indoor Rock Climbing Center

The indoor rock climbing center features a 32′ high climbing tower and a 45′ long x 12′ high bouldering wall.

UMaine Students and Campus Recreation Members Climb FREE! (valid MaineCard or RecCard required)

Climbing Wall Pass: If you are not a UMaine Student or Campus Recreation member, then there are two Climbing Wall Only passes available.  Both entitle holder to climb during open recreation times at the climbing tower and bouldering wall located at the Maine Bound Adventure Center.  No other membership benefits or discounts are given with this pass. Pass holder may access other Campus Recreation programs and services (such as personal training, equipment rental, child/youth camps, and Maine Bound trips and courses) for additional fees. 30-Day  – $20; 6-Month – $100.

Non-Members’ Day Pass: Adult – $7; Children Under 14 – $5

Liability Waiver Required: Before your visit, please review and complete the General Use Liability Form, and bring it with you. The form can be found here: Forms and Policies. Please note that anyone under the age of 18 must have their liability form signed by either a parent or court appointed guardian, unless they are enrolled at UMaine.

 Climbing Wall Program Descriptions

Lead Climbing Clinic:
Members: $5
Non Members: $10
Looking to take your top-roping to the next level? Come join us for a two hour skills workshop in which our instructional staff will teach you the basics of lead climbing. You will gain a basic understanding of lead climbing and the knowledge required to take Maine Bound’s Lead Climbing test. Upon successful completion of this test, you can lead climb the sport routes on our tower! Completion of a belay seminar or belay test is required. Prior climbing experience highly recommended. Tuesdays:  Jan 13, Feb 10, April 14   6:00-9:00 p.m.  Drop-in registration is allowed.

Route Setting Clinic:
Members: $0
Non Members: $0
New for Fall 2014 is our route setting clinic.  If you are interested in contributing some awesome routes at Maine Bound, come to our clinic to learn the intricacies of setting high quality routes.  Prior climbing experience highly recommended. Clinics held on the first Tuesday of every month:  6:00-7:00 p.m.

Climbing Lessons:

Members: $25 (first four people, $5 each additional person);
Non Members: $40 (first four people, $5 each additional person).
Do you and your family love to climb but have little to no experience? Then sign up for an informative two hours with our friendly staff. You will learn the intricacies of our facility, the different types of climbing we offer, and some basic climbing technique. This is a great event for parents and children looking for a fun family activity!

$2 Night:
Join us every Thursday from 3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and climb for as little as $2!!! Bring your friends, bring your family and bring your kids! This is a great opportunity to mingle with the climbing members of our local community and have a blast!

Family Climb:
Members: $0
Non-Members: $15 (family of 4), $3 each addition climber
Every Saturday from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. is family climb.  The Maine Bound staff are here to help parents learn how to belay and energize the whole family about the sport of rock climbing.

Climbing Center Rentals:
You can rent the climbing wall for school groups, birthday parties, and other group activities for all ages. Our rental programs are as follows:

Belay Orientation
This is for the group who is looking to get more out of their experience at the climbing center. Our climbing wall instructors will teach your group all they need to know about top rope climbing and belaying.

Birthday Party or Other Celebrations
Let us manage the ropes while you and your group simply enjoy the climbing. We provide an adequate number of staff for your group. The cost is $12 per person with a minimum group price of $120 for two hours. Payment is due the day of your rental.

Cancellation Policy:
A 25% cancellation fee will be assessed for any rental that is canceled with less than seven days’ notice.

Please review and complete the General Use Liability Form. The form can be found here: Forms and Policies.  Bring all completed forms with you on the day of your rental.

Check out our Policies and other facility information.

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Contact Information

Maine Bound
5795 Maine Bound Adventure Center, 46 Sebago Road, UMaine
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1794E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469