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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.  

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HOURS OF OPERATION

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

 

LOCATION + PHONE

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  • Friend-uary

    Happy Friend-uary High Point climbers! Between February 14th and 29th, members will receive one free guest pass per day for any friend. This includes guests who have been to the gym before!

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  • Intro Team

    Introducing the newest addition to our Non-Competitive High Point Teams: Intro Team! Intro Team is a fun way for young children ages 4 to 6 years old to be introduced to the world of climbing. Children will learn movement variety and introductory climbing skills through fun and games with our coaches! Coach to athlete ration […]

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  • Merry Sendmas Challenge

    It’s our final Member Meetup of the decade! We’ll be hosting a holiday-themed endurance challenge for both youths and adults! Come and max out on how many feet you can climb. Our youth event will take place from 5-7 pm and adults from 5-8pm. Climbers are encouraged to wear holiday attire – socks, tanks, tees, […]

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  • EFT Membership Special

    Stop in and apply for a new EFT Membership! Start up fees for new EFT Memberships are being waived — woo!

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  • Gift Card Special

    Give The Gift of Climbing This Year!  This holiday season High Point is giving back to you! Stop in and purchase a gift card for friends and family and receive free High Point gear! $75 or more –  free Nalgene $100 or more – free logo t-shirt $200 or more – free logo hoodie * […]

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  • Matt Fultz at High Point Bham

    Come hang out at High Point and meet climbing guru Matt Fultz! Matt is a professional boulderer originally from Idaho. In the past year he has completed multiple V15 boulders and 5.14d sport climbs! He is known for his dynamic and powerful style, which he utilizes in competitions as well as outdoors. He has made […]

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  • Student Days

    Join us every Friday for 50% off Day Passes with your current class schedule – ALL DAY! Student Day applies to high school + college studentsFriday hours: 6am-10pm Anyone under 19 must have a waiver completed by their parent or legal guardian. Waivers can be filled out at the gym or online in advance.

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  • Introducing Jessi, Birmingham Programs Coordinator

    Jessi ReddickJessi has been teaching and coaching climbers since 2008. She holds Climbing Wall Instructor and Single Pitch Instructor certifications from the American Mountain Guides Association and is also a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM. Before joining the High Point team, Jessi taught gifted education and socratic seminar for three years in New Mexico Public […]

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  • Fall Homeschool Days

    September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5 10am-4pm Half price Day Passes and FREE Gear Package rentals for homeschoolers and their families! All ages and abilities can participate. Challenge yourself in a unique and exciting environment! Everyone, including parents/chaperones, must fill out a facility waiver. Anyone under 19 must have a waiver completed by […]

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  • Intro to Climbing Clinics

    Every 1st + 3rd Thursday • 6:30pm Are you a new member just dipping your toes into the wide world of climbing? Let us help you learn the basics! Sign up for any Intro to Climbing clinic to learn basic jargon, hold types, foot and body positioning, contact and gear overview and fitting. We’ll also […]

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  • $10 Basic Belay Classes

    There’s never been a better time to learn the ropes! Sign up for a Basic Belay Class before July 31st and pay just $10! The class will cover belaying, catching a climber’s fall, lowering a climber, equipment use, knot tying and more. Becoming belay certified after taking the class also allows you to use all of […]

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  • Ladies’ Night | July

    July 10th • 6:30pm Join us for another High Point Bham Ladies’ Night with 1/2 price Ladies’ Day Passes after 6pm!   We’ll also have a free top rope movement class with Birmingham Climbing Team coach and routesetter, Kayla, where she’ll share some lady-specific tips, techniques and tricks! All abilities and experience levels welcome.   […]

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  • 4th of July Hours

    In observance of Independence Day the gym will close at 6pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Thanks for understanding!

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  • SCARPA + Petzl Demo

    June 12 • 6-8pm Join us for a dual demo with SCARPA and Petzl! Try out some quality climbing gear before your next big purchase, or just for fun!

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  • Member Meetup | 2nd Annual Endurance Comp

    June 28 • 6:30pm Come out and climb as high as you can for our second annual endurance challenge! Awards accompanied by free fermented beverages from Good People Brewing Co. and Marco’s Pizza for $1/slice. Comp Schedule – Challenge rules: 6:30 – Challenge climbing begins: 6:45 – Challenge climbing ends: 8:15 – Awards, brews & […]

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