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Climbing Wall & Bouldering Wall

Ole Miss Outdoors operates the 35-foot, 360-degree climbing wall and 70 linear-foot bouldering wall, located in the South Campus Recreation Center. These amenities provide a new and unique level of fitness and challenge for novice and advanced climbers. Students and members with a Climb Pass may access the climbing area during Open Climbing hours. If you are not a student or member, please click here for membership and guest information.


Climb Pass 

Click here to access instructions for creating your account and registering for open climbing. Climb passes are required after the first week of classes (beginning Sun. Jan. 24). Climb passes are $15 for the semester.


Climb Only Membership

Offered starting January 19, 2021

Individual Climb Only Membership:

The membership is for 6 months and expires on the last day of the month (i.e. 6 month enrollment on January 19, 2021 has a membership expiration of June 30, 2021). Primary enrollee will be required to have a Campus Recreation Climb Only ID made at the University ID Center. An individual must be at least 18 years of age to qualify as the primary enrollee.

  • Climb Only members will have access to the climbing wall at any time the climbing wall is open
    • Access will be denied if member is found utilizing the facility other than the climbing wall
  • $150.00 for 6 months

Family Climb Only Membership:

The membership is for 6 months and expires on the last day of the month (i.e. 6 month enrollment on January 19, 2021 has a membership expiration of June 30, 2021).  Primary enrollee, secondary enrollee, and any dependents on the membership will be required to have a Campus Recreation Climb Only ID made at the University ID Center. An individual must be at least 18 years of age to qualify as the primary enrollee.

  • Climb Only members will have access to the climbing wall at any time the climbing wall is open
    • Access will be denied if member is found utilizing the facility other than the climbing wall
  • $250.00 for 6 months
  • Dependent(s) must be under 23 years of age, unmarried, and having permanent residence with the primary enrollee


Campus Recreation members have the option to purchase a parking permit at a rate of $10/month. There is a request for parking permit form at the South Campus Recreation Center Member Services Desk that is to be filled out with a Member Services Representative when purchasing the membership. For information on parking, click here. Questions or concerns regarding parking must be brought directly to the attention of the Department of Parking and Transportation at 662-915-7235 or parking@olemiss.edu.


Climbing Hours 

Click here to view the Facility Hours.


Spring 2021 Policies & Procedures 

  • Patrons must reserve a time slot by registering on the OleMissCR App or at www.IMLeagues.com/OleMiss. It is expected that patrons create their IMLeagues account and register for time slots prior to arriving.
  • Climb passes are required after the first week of classes (beginning Sun. Jan. 24). Climb passes are $15 for the semester.
  • Patrons should park in the rear of the South Campus Recreation Center and enter through the OMOD office door.
  • Patrons must wear a face covering at all times, including while bouldering and climbing.
  • Patrons will check in at the desk, rent climbing shoes, and queue in the spaces indicated until it is time to climb.
  • At the conclusion of the session time, patrons must exit through the OMOD exterior door, one at a time, practicing social distancing.

Bouldering Wall (opens Jan. 4)

  • Participants begin in assigned bouldering area, but can rotate areas by raising hand
  • Participants will wear their face covering while bouldering
  • Participants will use hand sanitizer before and after each climb

Climbing Wall (opens Jan. 19) 

  • Only OMOD staff can belay
  • Participants will wear their face covering while top rope climbing
  • Participants will use hand sanitizer before and after each climb

 

Creating Account & Registering for Open Climb

STUDENTS:
Students must purchase a Climb Pass ($5 one time or $15 semester).  Students will use the OleMissCR app to access the climbing area during open climb times.  Here are the instructions to create an account, obtain a Climb Pass, and sign up for Open Climbing sessions:

via smartphone:

  1. Download the OleMissCR app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Click “Login Via Portal” and sign in using your UM WebID and Password.
  3. On the “Network” page (home page), click the “Fitness & Climbing” widget.
  4. Select “Open Climbing”.
  5. Click the “Join Session” bar.
  6. Check the indication box on the Informed Consent and Release of Liability page.
  7. Click “Next.”
  8. Click “Sign Up.”
  9. If purchasing just the Climb Pass, the first time you register, follow the prompt to submit credit card payment.  Students may select from the following Climb Pass options: $5 one time or $10 semester.
  10. Check-in at via the app at the OMOD Office when you arrive to climb.

via desktop:

  1. Create/login to your profile. Click here to create profile or login.
  2. Hover over University of Mississippi drop down tab (top left) and click “Fitness & Climbing”
  3. Scroll down to select an open class using the “Sign Up” button.
  4. Click the “Sign Up” bar on the session description page.
  5. Click the “Accept” button on the Informed Consent and Release of Liability page.
  6. Click “Sign Up” again.
  7. Click “Buy Now” and submit credit card payment.
  8. Register for Open Climbing times on the app, available that morning.
  9. Check-in at the OMOD Office once you arrive to climb.

FACULTY & STAFF MEMBERS:
Faculty and Staff Members will receive climb pass instructions via email. Upon creation of your OleMissCR account, Campus Recreation will manually add the climb pass.  Here are the instructions to create an account, obtain a Climb Pass, and sign up for sessions:

via smartphone:

  1. Download the OleMissCR app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Click “Login Via Portal” and sign in using your UM WebID and Password.
  3. On the “Network” page (home page), click the “Fitness & Climbing” widget.
  4. Select “Open Climbing”.
  5. Click the “Join Session” bar.
  6. Check the indication box on the Informed Consent and Release of Liability page.
  7. Click “Next.”
  8. Click “Sign Up.”
  9. Do not pay if prompted; Campus Recreation staff will manually add your pass (please allow 48 hours to activate).
  10. You may show your membership receipt at the OMOD office until your pass is loaded to your account.
  11. Register for open climb times on the app, available that morning.
  12. Check-in at the OMOD Office once you arrive to climb.

via desktop:

  1. Create/login to your profile. Click here to create profile or login.
  2. Hover over University of Mississippi drop down tab (top left) and click “Fitness & Climbing”
  3. Scroll down to select an open class using the “Sign Up” button.
  4. Click the “Sign Up” bar on the session description page.
  5. Click the “Accept” button on the Informed Consent and Release of Liability page.
  6. Click “Sign Up” again.
  7. Do not pay if prompted; Campus Recreation staff will manually add your pass (please allow 48 hours to activate).
  8. You may show your membership receipt at the OMOD office until your pass is loaded to your account.
  9. Register for open climb times, available that morning.
  10. Check-in at the OMOD Office once you arrive to climb.

COMMUNITY MEMBERS:
Community Members will receive climb pass instructions via email. Upon creation of your OleMissCR account, Campus Recreation will manually add the Climb Pass to your account. Here are the instructions to create an account, obtain a Climb Pass, and sign up for sessions:

via smartphone:

  1. Download the OleMissCR app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Click Create Account in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Input a NON-SCHOOL EMAIL, your first name, last name and desired password. Click “Next.”
  4. DO NOT select a school (leave OleMissCR in search bar). Select the gender you most identify as, select other as your status, and input your birthday. Click “Create Account.”
  5. You will receive an error message that states you cannot automatically join the network, but that you can send a request to be approved by an administrator at your school. Click “Send Request”.
  6. Log into your NON-SCHOOL EMAIL and open the email from IMLeagues. Click the verify account and sign in button. This will open your account in the OleMissCR app.
  7. Please wait for an administrator to approve your request to join the school – if after two business day you have not been granted access, please email alalpert@olemiss.edu to notify staff that your request has been sent.
  8. Once access is granted to the OleMissCR app, you should receive an acceptance email from IMLeagues.
  9. Use the link to log into the app using the NON-SCHOOL EMAIL and access your Climb Pass.
  10. Register for “Open Climbing” on the app, available that morning.
  11. Check-in at the OMOD Office once you arrive to climb.

REFUNDS:

One Time Pass Refund:

In the event that an activity is cancelled and a participant has already applied their one-time pass, they will be able to apply it to another activity or claim a refund within 2 weeks of cancellation by emailing omod@olemiss.edu. 

Unlimited Semester Pass Refunds:

A participant may request a refund for an unlimited semester pass up to 2 weeks after their pass purchase so long as the pass has not been applied to any activity. 

  • In the event that the bouldering wall should close due to unforeseen circumstances, participants who have not used their semester pass will receive a full climb pass credit to be applied the following semester. Participants that have used their semester pass one time will be eligible to receive a climb pass credit for 50% of the purchase price to be applied to the following semester. Participants who have used their semester pass 2 or more times will not be eligible to receive a credit. Students who are graduating prior to the following semester will be eligible to receive a refund instead of receiving a pass credit.

Student Employment

To become a climbing wall attendant or supervisor, students must complete the Campus Recreation hiring process (click here). Certifications Required: Belay & Wall Training and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR.