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Rock Climbing for Kids

How's about a little rock climbing for that kid with boundless energy?!

Some kids just have got to climb! This brave and athletic adventure is great and rock climbing for kids is readily available in our area. Check it out:

Rock Climbing for Kids

Bells Bend Outdoor Center
4187 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville
615-862-4187 

An outdoor boulder for ages 13 & older to try from Tuesday – Friday 12 – 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Climb Murfreesboro (pictured at top of page)
1660 Memorial Blvd., Murfreesboro
615-280-8460 

This climbing and fitness facility offers youth teams for ages 7 – 19, summer camps for ages 6 – 12 and more at one of the biggest climbing facilities in Middle Tennessee.

Climb Nashville

Climb Nashville West
3600 Charlotte Ave., Nashville | 615-463-7625

Climb Nashville East
1900 Eastland Ave., Nashville | 615-610-2200
The youth team at Climb Nashville is a climbing development program for children ages 7 – 17. Kids develop their fitness, climbing ability and character on a recreational or select team.

The Crag

The Crag
121 Seaboard Lane, Franklin | 615-661-9444
15115 Old Hickory Blvd., Ste. C, Nashville | 615-922-4649
Youth climbing programs include a Recreational Team for climbers ages 4 & older, Junior Climbing Team for ages 7 – 11, Senior Climbing Team for ages 12 – 18, a Competition Team for ages 7 & older (by invitation) and climbing instruction for all ages, too. The new Nashville location is opening soon, too!

Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center (SOAC)
100 Sam Ridley Pkwy. E., Smyrna
615-459-9710 
The Adventure Zone features an indoor rock climbing wall and indoor climbing structures for all ages and fee can be included with admission to the SOAC if you choose to climb during your visit.

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Susan Swindell Day

Susan Day is the editor in chief for this award-winning publication and all-things Nashville Parent digital creative. She's also an Equity actress, screenwriter and a mom of four amazing kids.