City Beach Rock Club offers 14,000 square feet of rock-climbing walls for athletes of all levels, from total beginners to the most experienced. Members enjoy the friendly, welcoming atmosphere here; if you need rock-climbing tips, ask Seth—regulars say he’s both knowledgeable and eager to help. Since this is a smaller gym, employees really go out of their way to make members feel appreciated. Grab free drinks and snacks on Member Appreciation Night.
Membership at City Beach Rock Club is reasonably priced compared to other rock climbing gyms in the Bay Area. Day passes are available, and there are free guest days each week, so you can bring a friend to try City Beach Rock Club. Avid rock climbers say there are plenty of interesting routes here, and the staff changes things up fairly often to keep members on their toes.