Loyola University Chicago

Ramble Outdoors

Campus Recreation | Student Complex

Rock Wall

Crunch and Climb

Crunch and Climb is this Thursday, September 12 from 8 - 10 p.m. at the Halas Rock Wall.  Students can make GORP (Don’t know what that is? Come and find out!) as well as learn about Ramble Outdoors Fall 2019 Programming!

Fall Semester 2019 Hours

Effective Wednesday, August 21 - Saturday, December 14
(schedule subject to change)
 Halas Rec CenterHalas PoolHalas Rock Wall
Monday - Thursday 6 a.m. - Midnight 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m. - Midnight 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FEMALE ONLY SWIM: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. - Midnight Noon - 6 p.m. 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Fall Break Hours
Friday, October 4: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 5: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 6: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday, October 7: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Thanksgiving Hours
Wednesday, November 27: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
November 28 and 29: CLOSED
Saturday, November 30: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

The Halas Rock Wall consists of a 39’ top rope wall and a bouldering wall. We welcome climbers of all different levels (including folks with no experience) to join us at the Rock Wall.

Entry to the rock wall is free to all Halas members and equipment rental (harness, climbing shoes, chalk, etc…) is included.

Please note that groups of five or more should reserve the rock wall outside of open climbing hours.

All individuals under the age of 18 will need to have a waiver signed by a legal parent/guardian before being about to participate:

Rock Wall - Agreement and Release

Rock Wall Semester Hours

Mondays - Thursdays, 2pm - 10
Fridays, 2pm - 8pm
Saturdays - Sundays, 2pm - 6pm


If you are interested in employment at the Rock Wall – please complete a Campus Recreation Student Employment Application found here: https://www.luc.edu/campusrec/halas/studentemp/

Rock Wall Reservations

The Rock Wall facility is available to reserve for groups. All reservations must occur outside of open climbing hours. We recommend groups no larger than 20 for reservations.

If you are interested in reserving the rock wall, complete the Ramble Outdoors request form.

Or, email outdoors@luc.edu for more information.

Questions? Contact Brandi Bates at bbates@luc.edu or outdoors@luc.edu or 773-508-2366.