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Mansfield University... Developing Tomorrow's Leaders Kelchner Fitness Center - Programs and Services

Climbing Wall


Climbing Wall Facts & Figures

In February of 2012 the Kelchner Fitness Center's Climbing wall was completed.

  • Built by Eldorado Climbing Walls in Jan/Feb 2012
  • 29 feet tall
  • 80 feet wide
  • 13 top rope belay bars
  • 12 lead lines

Climbing Wall Hours

Mon/Wed/Fri 4-9p.m.

Saturday 1-6p.m.

Climbing Wall Access Information

Open recreation climb hours are free to all students, staff, faculty, faculty family and community members with memberships. Our climbing staff will assist you and are available to belay.

We do encourage our members to take a belay lesson from one of our student staff.

Groups and Organizations

All University and Community groups wishing to use the wall need to make advance arrangements. This ensures we have the right amount of belay staff available to accommodate your group.

To request arrangements for your group to use the climbing wall download and fill out this form.  Return the form to

Belay Lessons

We offer 2 hour lessons to introduce climbers to climbing and belay techniques. These classes will be advertised on our Facebook page and Daily Digest. If your group is interested in taking a belay lesson email for information on arranging the lesson.

Kelchner Facebook Page