Facility Rules

  • Everyone at Niagara Climbing Center MUST check-in at the front desk
  • All climbers and belayers must sign a Liability Waiver. Minors 17 years or younger must have their waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian
  • Parents are responsible for the behavior of their children. Children 15 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Children under 13 are not permitted to belay.
  • Niagara Climbing Center does not allow any instruction in the gym other than that offered by our instructors and staff
  • Niagara Climbing Center is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items
  • No food or beverages in climbing area; contained water only
  • No drugs, alcohol or smoking are allowed in Niagara Climbing Center
  • No profanity or inappropriate language
  • No swinging or bouncing on the ropes
  • No running
  • No pets
  • Please pickup after yourself. Help keep the gym clean for yourself and others

Climbing Rules

Climb Smart
  • Modified indoor belay technique, instructed by NCC staff, must be used
  • No bouldering, (climbing without ropes), without NCC training and approval while bouldering, participants must use crashpads and spotters
  • No activity that jeopardizes the safety of yourself or others
  • Do not climb above or below other climbers
  • All climbers must wear shoes while climbing
  • Niagara Climbing Center staff has the right to revoke climbing or belay privileges either temporarily or permanently for unsafe or inappropriate behavior