The Tennessee Bouldering Authority offers a complete bouldering and training experience for Chattanooga climbers of all experience levels. We’ve got great amenities and the coolest indoor climbing culture in the area!
3,000 ft2 Climbing Wall
Personal Climbing Instruction
Yoga and Core Classes
Training Area (with weights)
Lounge Area (with Foosball)
Snacks & Drinks
Free Wireless Internet Access
Birthday and Group Party Rates
Youth Climbing Team
Portable Climbing Wall Rental
We provide you with all the tools to develop your climbing skills; steep climbing surfaces, wall-to-wall padding, campus and system boards. All this and more at a reasonable rate. Come on in and meet our friendly and experienced staff. Daily, monthly and annual memberships are available.
Climbing Gym Hours
“2-for-1” For everyone! 4-10p
“Students’ Night” (2nd climber 50% off) 4-10p
“Couples’ Night” (2nd climber 50% off) 4-10p
“Womens’ Night” (2nd climber 50% off) 4-10p
“Kids’ Night” (2nd climber 50% off) 4-10p
“Groups & Parties” ($10/climber includes shoes and instruction) 12-8p
“Half Price Climbing” ($4 day passes and $2.50 shoe rental) 12-5p
Check out our amazing rates, our operating hours, and some sweet daily specials below. Also, please be sure to notice our special holiday hours noted just below the tables. Although we do love climbing, we’ve got to take a break every once in awhile to celebrate the other good things in our lives!
** We are closed on Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day.
** We have limited hours on December 24 (12pm-5pm), December 26 (11am-10pm), and December 31 (12pm-5pm)
Climbing Gym Rates
The Tennessee Bouldering Authority offers flexible membership plans for the casual rock climber to the die-hard boulderer who’s looking for year round strength and power training.
Membership is your best option. With loads of discounts and members-only privileges. Members receive discounts at our gear shop, free shoe rental, plus discounts to all of our events including competitions and video premiers. All this for just $40 a month or less!
For an even better deal, go with the three month, six month or yearly options- get a three month membership and pay for two months, get a six month membership and pay for four, getting 2 months FREE, or go with the year membership paying for 8 months, getting 4 months free. Make the commitment to your climbing fitness, fun, and training regimen and save!
The Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) makes it easy and affordable to have year round climbing fun. Once set up, we automatically received your membership payments from your banking account or credit card. No worries, no hassles.
Membership types are:
Monthly EFT, cancel anytime4
3 month, 6 month, and year prepaid
1 year EFT, one year minimum commitment 5
Family and Couples memberships 3
7 Punch Pass
7 Punch Pass w/Shoes
1 Month Pass
Need Climbing Shoes?
Climbing shoe rental is just $5 for non-members, but itʼs free if you are a member! Free shoe rental is for members only; does not apply for guests of members.
Family or Couples Membership Options
We offer price breaks for families and couples. A breakdown of the savings is provided below, but please feel free to contact us if you have any specific questions!
3 month membership3- $105 for the primary member, $55 for ea. adtl. adult -or- child*
6 month membership3- $200 for the primary member, $100 for ea. adtl. adult -or- child*
1 year membership3- $400 for the primary member, $200 for ea. adtl. adult -or- child*
1 year membership3 (EFT)5- $420 for the primary member, $210 for ea. adtl. adult -or- child*; billed in 12 monthly installments.
Student rates require valid, current school ID.
Child rates apply to children 12 years old and younger.
All Family or Couples memberships must be billed to the primary account holder to qualify for discount. Per person added on to family/couples membership must be part of immediate family, such as siblings, parent and child, or a “romantic couple”. No cousins, friends, buds or “uncles-twice-removed
from my great-grandfathers half brother”, etc.
Monthly EFT membership- Electronic Funds Transfer; requires a minimum 1 month contract. Cancel any time after the initial month. To cancel a monthly EFT membership, please email [email protected] 30 days prior to your requested last bill date.
Year EFT membership- requires minimum 12 month contract. Cancel anytime after 12 months. To cancel, please contact us 30 days prior to your requested last bill date.
Climbing Gym Membership Benefits
Become a part of the Tennessee Bouldering Authority community! If youʼre doing a lot of climbing, you want to train regularly, or just want to get the most bang for the buck, then membership is the way to go.
Our membership programs offer real benefits. Hereʼs what you get:
All memberships include full use of the facilities
Unlimited use of weight training equipment
Free shoe rentals
One guest pass each month – good for that month only.
1 free yoga class and crossfit class per month
Discounted rate on climbing courses and programs
Member-only clinics, parties and events
No-hassle electronic payments for EFT memberships.
10% pro shop discount
Our memberships are designed to make climbing simple. Become a part of the Tennessee Bouldering Authority community!
TBA Climbing Gift Cards
If there’s a special climber in your life, or someone who would enjoy a fun and challenge alternative to your hum-drum traditional gym… then consider a TBA Gift Card! It’s perfect for the holidays, birthdays, and just whenever you feel like performing a random act of kindness. Just contact us for instructions for making payment, and we will even mail the Gift Card to you so you don’t have to fight the crowds!
Download Our Waiver
Every climber at TBA must have a liability waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian before they will be allowed to climb. If you’d like to save time, just download our waiver, print it out, and sign it (for you or your child). If you are having a group function, please have participants complete waivers and then mail them in along with your registration information. Please contact us or call TBA directly at (423) 822-6800 if you have any questions.
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