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High Point Climbing And Fitness: Birmingham is located in the completely renovated Next Fitness facility on Highway 280. High Point Birmingham brings world class climbing to Alabama with 25,000 square feet of indoor climbing surface featuring walls up to 52+ feet tall. We also offer a Kid Zone, Bouldering Room, Weight and Aerobic Rooms, and yoga classes! Climbing Clubs and Team can be joined at anytime.  Yoga is now offered six times a week and is included with any Membership or Day Pass.

What do I need to know before I come?

Rock climbing is a sport that can be experienced and enjoyed by all ages and ability levels. At High Point, we try to foster that experience by offering classes and access options for everyone. One thing all first time visitors must do is complete a waiver before they can use the facility. You can fill a waiver out using the links below.

If you’re an experienced climber, and know the ropes, this link will take you to our rates page.  If you’re new to climbing or don’t know where to start, read on.  There are two basic options for those who have never climbed before or have no formal training. The first, is to use a device called an auto belay. An auto belay is a device that takes slack out the system as the climber moves up the wall and when the climber lets go or falls, the auto belay lowers them back to the ground. This option requires a short orientation and upon completion, allows you to use the 22 auto belays in the gym. The second, and most advantageous option, is to take a class to learn to belay. This two hour Basic Belay Class teaches climbers to use the 50+ rope stations in the gym in addition to the auto belays, which means you have access to nearly everything in the facility. Even if you don’t plan to climb yourself, you can still take the class and belay for others. The class also includes some great perks. You can read more about the class and its benefits with this link to our classes page.




  • SUNDAY                 10AM – 8 PM
  • MONDAY                10AM – 10 PM
  • TUESDAY               6AM – 10 PM
  • WEDNESDAY        10AM – 10 PM
  • THURSDAY            6AM – 10 PM
  • FRIDAY                   10AM – 10 PM
  • SATURDAY            10AM – 10 PM



  • NOVEMBER 22     10AM – 6PM
  • DECEMBER 24     10AM – 4PM
  • DECEMBER 31      10AM – 4PM
  • JANUARY 1            12PM – 10PM


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  • Catalyst Sports Adaptive Climbing Clinic!

    Join us Saturday, November 11 as we launch Catalyst Sports’ first Alabama chapter in Birmingham with an adaptive climbing clinic! Whether you’ve climbed before or are looking to learn, this FREE event is designed to help people living with, but not limited to, amputations, cerebral palsy, spinal injuries, visual impairment or any other physical disability. […]

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  • La Sportiva Shoe Demo

    Is Rocktober taking a toll on your favorite climbing shoes? Internally debating laces or velcro? Just really like trying shoes on? Come check out some new Sportivas and climb with us! Tuesday, October 24   6-9pm

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  • REEL ROCK 12

    Join us Thursday, November 9 from 7:30-10pm as we break out the big screen for REEL ROCK 12 here at High Point Birmingham! Year after year the Reel Rock series produces some of the most striking climbing films ever to be released and this year is sure to be no different! We’ll have the SCC […]

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  • Halloween Costume Party!

    Make sure you have that awesome Halloween costume ready a little early this year to come out and compete in our costume contest!   Prizes up for grabs in these categories: Best Children’s Costume – Boys Best Children’s Costume – Girls Best Adult Costume – Mens Best Adult Costume – Womens Best Family Costume Best […]

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  • Evolv Shoe Demo

    Come hang out, climb and demo some Evolv shoes with us! Tuesday, September 19 from 5-9 pm FREE with Membership or Day Pass!

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  • Sunday Special

    Wrap up your weekend at High Point! Enjoy a $12 Day Pass every Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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  • Slope ‘N’ Slide

    It’s back! Come out for a day of fun rock climbing and sliding down the giant slip ‘n’ slide! Saturday, September 9th from 11 – 7  Day Pass: $8 each

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  • August Member Meetup: GriGri + Demo Tour

    Hey, members! Come hang out with Petzl and the new GriGri + at our August Meetup! New to assisted braking devices? Sign up for a FREE 30 minute class with Petzl to catch you up on everything you need to know! Class capped at first 10 members to sign up, and all class attendees will be entered […]

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  • El Cap. Challenge & Scarpa Shoe Demo

    Come out and climb as high as you can for our first endurance challenge in the Ham! We’ll have some real-world examples to match your score up to, FREE pizza after with a showing of Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright’s “Sufferfest” and goodies up for grabs! Make sure you get here early for our SCARPA […]

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  • Join us for High Point Movie Night June 29th!

    Join us June 29th at 7:30pm as we bust out our brand new giant movie screen for Andrew Kornylak’s 2011 climbing film, “A Fine Line”. 2011 rock climbing film, A Fine Line, from directors Andrew Kornylak and Josh Fowler, follows one season with some of the world’s most visionary climbers as they pursue the best […]

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  • Volunteers Needed

    Attention all climbers! On June 17th – 18th we will be hosting the USA Climbing Youth Divisional Championship and we need your help! We need volunteers to help belay and with various other tasks throughout the competition. What do you get out of the deal? Volunteer one day and get one month of FREE membership. Volunteer […]

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  • Membership Referral

    Attention All Members! You are what makes our local climbing community great and now we would like to say thanks for helping us make that community even bigger and better! That is why we are rolling out our Summer Referral Program during the months of June and July. You will have the opportunity to add more membership […]

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  • USAC Local Comp Running Orders and Final Schedule

    USA Climbing Onsight Local Sport and Speed High Point Climbing And Fitness: Birmingham March 11, 2017 Wave 1 Wave 2 Final Schedule

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  • USA Climbing Onsight Youth Local Competition

    *ONSIGHT FORMAT* Come and join us! Compete in our USA Climbing sanctioned Sport & Speed Local Competition. The opportunity to gain experience with this onsight format can be crucial to the outcome of your competitive climbing season. Regional, Divisional and National events utilize the same format. Pre-Registration is Required! You MUST register by end of […]

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  • New Morning Hours Start March 2nd!

    Introducing new morning hours at High Point Birmingham!

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