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Guelph Grotto Climbing Company

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Address: 199 Victoria Rd S, Guelph, Ontario N1E 6T9, Canada
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+1 519-767-0838
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Definitely not as easy as it looks. No joke on safety here. Waivers plus training. We were here the better part of 1/2 before really getting started. All good though as the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
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Waterloo
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our kids went to the kids that rock program. I feel there was very little climbing technique learned. The hour went like this: Stretching and getting into harnesses for about 20 minutes. Then the kids went down to the rock climbing walls where they basically did whatever they felt like for the remainder of the class. There was no instruction... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely not as easy as it looks. No joke on safety here. Waivers plus training. We were here the better part of 1/2 before really getting started. All good though as the kids picked this up quickly. Sections for different skill levels. Hands are super sore after and kids are nice & sweaty. Oh ya! March break fun

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Grand Bend, Canada
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was a little worried about this since the kids we were bringing were two 7 year olds and a 4 year old to try this. When we got there it was easy to check in and lots of space in the change rooms. We had a really good guide/assistant named "Gabby" helping the kids out and encouraging them. She... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

As an experienced indoor climber I really like a gym with good problem setting and the Grotto does quite well in this regard. Although it's not my home gym I like to get out whenever I'm in the area for a few hours and always finish on a bit of a high note, and especially so during my most recent... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited Guelph Grotto as an event with our Scouting group. We ranged in age from 5 to adult. Everyone had a great time and could access climbs at their individual ability. There were 22 in our group (plus a few non-climbers), and the facility provided plenty of staff to help us. No one was ever standing around with nothing... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I live in Arizona but I have family in the Guelph area. I make a point to return to Grotto every year while visiting to get in some extra climbing time. Love this gym... Ben was great with some extra tips for bouldering!

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

This gym is by far the best gym I've been to in the last four years. I am not great by any means but I don't feel scrutinized by anyone. Everyone has been really cool and friendly. The runs have been challenging and it is definitely a very safe atmosphere. I would recommend going during the day or before 5pm,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

Climbing in a controlled environment is a great introduction to rock climbing. Lots of different walls, instructors focus on safety, padded floors prevent injury. Reasonably priced.

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2 Thank Three G
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Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff and a great atmosphere. I don't clime very often but I had such a fun afternoon and will definitely be going back soon

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Guelph, Canada
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

This is my local climbing gym! Great people. Great tudes. Great settings. I started climbing here and have met a lot of people, gone on some great climbing trips and am supper grateful for jointing this place. If you're considering getting into climbing, this is a great place to start.

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