Thornton Parks, Recreation, and Community Programs
Climbing Wall Party Rental Request





Thank you for your interest in holding a climbing wall party at Trail Winds Recreation Center!

Please complete and submit this form to begin the rental process. Reservations are not finalized until confirmed by a City of Thornton Climbing Wall Staff Member. All reservations are subject to availability. You will be contacted within 48 hours of submission to review and confirm your reservation. In the meantime, if you have questions, please call 720-977-5717.

Reservations are available for 1-hour or 2-hour sessions on the climbing wall on Saturdays starting at 12:00pm

Reservations are best for groups of 8-10. If groups are larger than 10, waiting times between climbing will be longer. Thus, for larger groups (12+ climbers), a 2-hour session is recommended.

The climbing wall rental does not include a party-room, please let us know below if you need an additional room. Food and drink for rock wall parties is not permitted in the climbing wall area or the adjacent lobby.

Please bring/wear socks, athletic shoes, and athletic clothing to the climbing wall.

Please read the attached guidelines for all rules and regulations regarding the climbing wall.



i.e., Jack's 7th Birthday
Saturday's Only
There will be an additional fee

Climbing Wall Rental Rates

  • Trail Winds Recreation Center ($65/hr for residents, or $75/hr for non-residents)
  • Additional fee will apply if party room is requested. Fee determined by room type/size, staff will confirm the fee prior to finalizing the reservation.

Climbing Wall Guidelines

  • Climbing wall rentals includes use of the rock wall for 60 or 120 minutes during private rental hours, and includes shoes and harnesses for all party members.
  • Climbing wall rentals include admission for your party to the rock wall but not for the recreation center in general.
  • All climbers must be 4 years of age or older.
  • Waivers for all climbers must be filled out prior to climbing. It may be helpful to come 10-15 minutes prior to your rental time to fill out a group waiver.
  • There is no food or drink allowed inside the climbing area, and also not in the lobby.
  • No party balloons or other decorations will be allowed in the climbing area. Please keep all decorations/food/drink in a party room (If a separate party room was rented).
  • Climbing shoes and harnesses are not allowed to leave the climbing area. If climbers would like to leave to go to the restroom, get a drink or snack, etc., they must take off their harness and shoes. The climber may return and put their shoes/harness back on if time allows.
  • As the reservation holder, you must be present at the facility during the rental.
  • You are only allowed to use the climbing wall during your reservation time. The climbing wall will not be made available before or after the scheduled start and end times. Guests staying past the scheduled reservation time may be charged an additional fee and will be asked to leave.
  • You are responsible for the climbing wall area condition. If it is left excessively dirty or damaged, a $50.00 cleaning/repair fee may be assessed. Please check with staff before leaving to confirm the condition of the rock wall area is acceptable.
  • Please plan on bringing athletic shoes in the event climbing shoe sizes are unavailable.
  • Smoking is only permitted outside, 25 feet or further from the facility, as indicated by signage.
  • Recreation Staff are responsible for opening and securing the facility and rock wall area, being visible and helpful for all reasonable questions and accommodations. Custodian and/or Recreation Center Staff are not available for the exclusive use of any rental group.
  • The City of Thornton and Trail Winds Recreation Center are not responsible for any lost or stolen items during your rental.
  • Unusual rowdiness or physical/verbal abuse to a staff member, patron, or city property may result in the immediate termination of your event.

All rentals are subject to availability. Submitting this form does not finalize your rental. Staff will contact you within 48 hours to review and confirm your reservation.

By summiting this request, I acknowledge that I have read and understood the guidelines above.