NYC activity- Indoor Rock Climbing

When you study English in New York you have so many choices when it comes to activities.  Activities are a great way to practice your English conversation skills and make new friends!


Let us introduce you to a sport’s activity we found just for you!

What is it?

The Cliffs location offer the best indoor climbing experience for every level from the beginner to the expert. You can choose your way to challenge yourself physically and mentally on multiple climbing walls.  It’s also an experience where you can forge friendships with local or school people. Whatever the weather is, you can choose this activity to share a good moment and in the same time have a fun workout.

What do you need to bring?

If you don’t have any climbing equipment, you can also rent the entire Gear (climbing shoes, harness + chalk bag) on the spot. The only thing you have to wear is some comfortable or sport clothes.

What will happen when you arrive at the location?

First you have to watch a short video that explains every particularity regarding the activity and the rules you have to respect there. After that, you will be able to sign the waiver asking by the staff. They will introduce you how to use the equipment and how to choose the difficult in line with level.  The facility is open every day from 6am-12am during the week and 6am-2am during the weekend. The location is 11-11 44th Dr, Long Island City, NY 11101. You can take subway lines EM7G subway lines to Court Square-23rd St.  For a day pass without equipment the cost is $32.  If you need to rent equipment the price goes up to $44.  If you show your student ID then you can get a discount. You must be 16 years or older to take part in this activity.

Written by ECNY’s Communications Special Focus class