Rock climbing was once considered an alternative sport, something most people would rather avoid than partake in. Now it’s something everyone knows about – especially kids who are constantly looking for new ways to have a good time. So what exactly makes rock climbing so appealing?
Children, in particular, seem drawn to rock climbing as it is something they can do without worries about hurting themselves. These awesome spots in Dallas offer great attractions and the perfect opportunity for little ones to enjoy indoor climbing:

Where: 550 Town Center Boulevard, Garland, TX 75040, USA
Hours: School weeks: Monday to Thursday 2 PM– 7 PM & Friday 2 PM – 9 PM | Holidays and school vacations: Monday to Friday 10 AM – 8 PM | All weekends: Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM & Sunday 10 AM – 7 PM

HAPIK Climbing is located just outside Dallas and it offers over 10,000 square feet of pure fun, with 2 ropes courses and more than 100 routes across 40 themed climbing walls equipped with auto belay devices!

Kids will find a place filled with fun walls, vertical challenges, indoor aerial courses, and easy walls.

Where: 1505 Airport Rd, Rockwall, TX 75087, USA
Hours: Monday- Closed | Tuesday-Closed | Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 4 PM-7 PM | Saturday 10 AM- 6 PM | Sunday 12 PM-6 PM

JungleTrek Rockwall is a family-owned and operated indoor adventure course with many awesome challenging obstacles including a ropes course with a zipline, a rock wall with three levels of difficulty, and a tree walk where kids challenge themselves by reaching new heights!

Where: 1201 W Airport Fwy suite 400, Euless, TX 76040, USA
Hours: Monday – Thursday 4-10 PM | Friday 4-11 PM | Saturday 11 AM – 11 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 10 PM

Whether your kid is afraid of heights, craving a challenge, or needs an adrenaline rush, iT’Z has got a wall for that!

Taller than your house and sculpted like a real rock face, this 20-foot indoor rock climbing wall is the perfect way to enjoy an indoor challenge!

Where: 6205 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75093, USA
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 10 AM–12 AM | Friday – Saturday 10 AM–2 AM

Get Ready For An Adventure at PINSTACK!

Lose your fear of heights and find your sense of adventure on the 28-foot-high, indoor rock climbing wall. If you’ve ever dreamed of climbing a mountain, now is your chance!

Where: 2008 West Pleasant Ridge Road, Arlington, TX, USA
Hours: Monday- Thursday 11 AM – 10 PM | Friday 11 AM – 1 AM | Saturday 10 AM – 1 AM | Sunday 11 AM – 10 PM

Scale a three-story rock climbing wall for a view of the venue you won’t get anywhere else!

The rock climbing walls are designed for up to three climbers at a time. So, race your friends or just the person next to you. 

Alley Cats has two options for rock climbing near Dallas and Fort Worth. The Arlington and Hurst locations both have an indoor rock climbing wall. 

Where: 320 East Main Street, Crowley, TX, USA
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM | Friday: 10 AM – 9 PM | Saturday: 10 AM – 9 PM | Sunday: 12 PM – 8 PM

If you’re looking for indoor rock climbing for kids and adults, visit House of Air and climb across the 3-D bouldering wall over a foam pit. Can you make it all the way across?

Where:  2000 Market Pl Blvd, Irving, TX 75063, USA
Hours: Monday- Thursday 12 PM – 8 PM | Friday 12 PM – 6 PM | Saturday 11 AM- 6 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 7 PM

At Ground Control, you’ll find over 30,000 square feet of pure adrenaline with a rock climbing wall, trampolines, a ninja warrior course, dodgeball, stunt fall, and Wipe Out among other attractions.

Where: 14902 Preston Road, Dallas, TX, USA
Hours: Monday- Thursday:4 PM- 8 PM | Friday:12 PM- 9 PM | Saturday:10 AM- 9 PM | Sunday :12 PM-8 PM

Climbing one of Urban Air’s climbing walls is a great way to build strength, agility, and confidence – all with the safety of a harness.

These climbing walls vary in difficulty from beginner to challenging so you can choose your own level.

Where: 1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76110, USA
Hours: Weekday Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday – Friday | Weekend Hours 10 AM to 6 PM. Saturday & Sunday

Race your friends to the top of Fort Worth Zoo’s 25-foot rock climbing wall located next to the Australian Outback.

Parental release forms are required. 

Where: 300 Country Club Rd building 200, Wylie, TX
Hours: Monday – Thursday; 5 AM- 9 PM | Friday; 5 AM – 5 PM | Saturday; 8 AM – 8 PM | Sunday; 1 PM – 5 PM

Wylie Recreation Center amenities include a climbing wall, a state-of-the-art fitness area, Precor machines with Preva touchscreen, internet access, and workout tracking, a three-lane indoor track measuring 1/10th of a mile, guest WiFi, locker rooms, basketball/volleyball gym, meeting room space, a variety of activities and classes, rental space, and childcare.

Where: 608 E Front St Arlington, Texas

DynoRock has over 16,000 square feet of indoor climbing space.

The walls are 25 feet high and are designed to hold many climbers at once. There are even over 2,000 square feet dedicated to bouldering!

Where: 6425 Boaz Ln, Dallas, TX, United States, Texas

Consisting of the TAOS Tower and HUECO Bouldering Wall, the SMU Climbing Wall provides over 2600 square feet of climbing and is the place for both first-time climbers and experienced.

The Center provides supervision, instruction, and indoor climbing equipment rental. The Climbing Wall welcomes all climbing levels with routes designed for different skills and experiences (from beginner to advanced). Look for special climbing events, competitions, and classes!

Where: 7164 Technology Dr. Suite #202 Frisco, TX 75033
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 12 PM – 9 PM | Friday: 12 PM – 10 PM | Saturday: 9 AM – 10 PM | Sunday: 12 PM – 7 PM

If you’re looking for a fun after-school activity for your child look no further!

Canyons Climbing Gym offers an awesome place for rock climbing and a variety of youth programs that help encourage physical activity and inspire confidence!

Where: 9201 Forest Lane, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75243
Hours: Monday- Thursday 11 AM – 10 PM | Sunday 12 PM – 8 PM

Summit locations offer a variety of climbing such as bouldering, top rope, and lead.

It features approximately 3,000 square feet of the 27-foot-tall top rope and leads climbing walls and approximately 5,000 square feet of bouldering. 

Summit’s Youth Programs help teach kids rock climbing in a fun and engaging setting. Structured lesson plans focus on repetition, teamwork, and problem-solving through climbing drills, games, and activities.

Where: 8021 Walnut Hill Ln. Dallas

Are your kids looking for a climbing adventure?

Drop them off for 1.5 hours of climbing and activities.  Includes instruction on basic skills and tons of climb time all under the supervision of qualified instructors. No experience or parental supervision is necessary!