Hanging out on Vashon

Social Climbing!

Climbing drop in hours:
Friday 3 -6 pm
Saturday 12 -4pm
Sunday 12 – 4 pm

Click here for information about fall classes for all ages and abilites!

The Recess Lab is Vashon’s favorite place to hang out – literally! Our bouldering wall is now open with classes, open climb, and shoe rentals.

Looking for work out classes that include spin bikes, ViPRs, free weights, TRXs, and more? Check out the Straight on Strength website. All classes meet at the Vashon Recess Lab!

Fun for all ages

Adult & Youth

Our bouldering wall is as easy or hard as you make it! Routes are color coded so you can choose easy, medium, or hard – or just make up your own to fit your creative and athletic energy!

Scale New Heights

Classes and Camps!

We have classes for kids and adults taught by experienced climbers who can’t help but get excited when talking, teaching, or thinking about climbing. See our schedule for current classes!

Birthdays and so much more!

Hanging Out & Partying

Want the space all for yourself? Do it! The Recess Lab climbing wall is a great place for birthdays, group activities, or really any kind of party. Adults, teens, and kids alike can use the wall.

Open Climb

The gym is open to climbers of all skill level and all ages. We can help you with the basics to get you off the ground, and climbing is a great work out. Our wall will have you happily exhausted in no time.

Scale the Walls

Designed for all skill levels from beginner to advanced.

State of the Art

Designed to teach, challenge, and keep climbers interested over time.

Kids Always Welcome

Our stuffed animals are ready to encourage young climbers!

Hand & Foot Holds
Ways Across the Wall
Trained Staff

Best Foot Forward

We have climbing shoes for kids to rent plus a limited selection for adults. You are also free to climb the wall in clean gym shoes.

Hanging Around?

Want to get a quick work out in while the kids are on the wall? For $10 you can spin on one of our bikes for as long as the kids are climbing.

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