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About Brooklyn Boulders Gowanus

Brooklyn Boulders builds and operates active lifestyles facilities that foster community through rock climbing, fitness, arts + culture, active co-working, and events.

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  • 22,000 Square Feet of Climbing Surface
  • Dedicated and Skilled Route Setting Team
  • Members Lounge + Free Wifi
  • Yoga, Acroyoga Classes, and Fitness Workshops
  • Climbing Classes + Private Instruction
  • Fitness + Climbing Training Area
  • Retail Shop



“Walk into Brooklyn Boulders, the Gowanus warehouse-turned-climbing-gym, and you might ask yourself: What’s with all these grunting people dangling, their bodies contorted into impossibly precarious positions!”

Well + Good


“Besides indoor rock climbing, Brooklyn Boulders offers a wide variety of classes, from basic climbing to slacklining (a type of tightrope walking that is popular with climbers).”

Business Insider


“Best Workout in Brooklyn: As far as practice sites go, Brooklyn Boulders—a converted truck garage off Third Avenue in Gowanus—is exactly what you’d want from an out-of-Manhattan fitness experience.”



“Where Humans Hang Around Like Bats: Brooklyn Boulders, as the cavernous, 22,000-square-foot playground is known, is the city’s largest and possibly most popular rock-climbing gym. But it is more than just a destination for adventure athletes.”



“The Adaptive Climbing Group is the brainchild of Kareemah Batts – she came around to the sport after a battle with cancer that cost her a part of a leg. She then found that she wanted to climb with other amputees and formed the group.”


Visit us

Monday – Friday: 7AM – Midnight
Saturday + Sunday: 8AM - 10PM
575 Degraw St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(Corner of 3rd Ave. and Degraw St.)
Phone: (347) 834-9066
Train: R (Union St. Station)
Bus: B37 (Douglas St. & 3rd Ave.)