Open Climb

  • All ages welcome (see details below)
  • $10 (includes helmet + harness)
  • Every Wednesday from September 13th through May 15th from 4-8 PM (see details below)

Seneca Hills brings indoor rock climbing to the greater Franklin area. Our facility features top-roping, ample bouldering terrain, and lead-climbing. The facility was designed to suit all types of climbers: beginners, outdoor crushers, competitors, those who have adaptive needs, youth, and families. Can’t make Open Climb or would like to schedule your own group? We can accommodate groups, large or small. Call the office to schedule your own private climb. 

Seneca Hills Open Climb offers a belay-instruction course to get you certified in our facility. These skill-focused classes are designed to take your climbing to the next level and teach and reinforce proper systems for improving your safety knowledge.

*Closed: January 3rd, February 14th, and March 27th, 2024
*Chalk bags and climbing shoes available to rent for $2
*Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 


  • What is Open Climb?

    Open Climb is an opportunity to push yourself and try something new. Each week we open our indoor rock climbing gym for our community to enjoy. Whether you have climbed before or not Open Climb is great place for you. 

  • What are the hours? 

    Wednesday’s from 4 PM – 8 PM, and some Saturdays during the season. Please see below for known upcoming closures, and as always, please sign up for our contact information form to get the most up-to-date information. We are closed: November 22, December 27, January 3, February 14, March 27

  • I have never climbed before. Do I need previous experience to participate? 

    Absolutely not! First-timers and experienced climbers coexist and learn from each other. Bouldering – one form of climbing we offer – has no prereqs and you can be climbing within minutes of arrival. For those looking to climb on taller walls, we have staff members ready to help you at any moment. Our team will get you situated and climbing right away!

  • What should I wear to climb?

    Athletic clothing is advised that allows for non-restrictive movement. Closed-toe shoes are required! We also offer climbing shoe rentals.

  • Do I need to sign a waiver?

    YES, everyone who enters our climbing facility needs to do this. Thank you for understanding and helping us remain compliant and uphold the best practices.

  • How old do I need to be to attend?

    Anyone who can climb is welcome! However, we recommend that all minors come with a parent or guardian. If you are 16 with a license, you may attend open climb without a parent or guardian as long as you have a signed waiver. Click on the link to download the waiver. Waivers must be signed by parent or guardian prior to arrival..

  • How much does it cost?

    Open Climb costs $10 per person. We do offer shoe and chalk bag rentals for $2 each.

  • I don’t have my own equipment. Does your facility provide equipment?

    Yes! The admission cost includes a harness and helmet – everything you need to start climbing!