Policy & Rules

 

INDOOR CLIMBING AND BOULDERING ARE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS. EVERY FALL IS A GROUND FALL AND COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. ANYONE CHOOSING TO PARTICIPATE MUST ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY  AND ASSUME ALL RISKS. THE FLOORING WILL NOT PREVENT INJURY OR DEATH. PLEASE BE CAREFUL.

Everyone must have a signed, completed waiver on file. Those younger than 18 years old must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Any youth (younger than 14) must be actively supervised by the adult who is responsible for them during their visit to the gym. Any parent, guardian, or chaperone responsible for a youth must maintain direct supervision over the youth during the entirety of their visit. An adult cannot supervise more than 3 youths at a time in the facility, or more than 1 climber at a time on the climbing wall.

Everyone at Tufas Boulder Lounge must check in at the front desk at the beginning of every visit. If you have not checked in, you do not have permission to climb or use Tufas’ facility.

Before beginning any fitness program or changing your physical activity patterns, you should always consult with your doctor or physician, particularly if you have been inactive, are overweight, or have or suspect any sort of medical condition that might be worsened by exercise.

Everyone must be given a bouldering orientation before being permitted to climb.

Keep climbing area clear of hazards. Personal items (water bottles, clothes, etc.) should be placed in cubbies and lockers. No food or drink is allowed on the padding.

Never climb above, below, or near where another climber can fall on you. Never stand, sit, or walk in an area where a climber could fall on you.

Immediately report any accidents, injuries, incidents, problems with the walls or equipment, or any other concerns to a member of the staff.

No running, yelling, rough housing, or acrobatics (flips, cartwheels, handstands, etc.).

Everyone must wear shoes and a shirt while using the climbing walls or fitness equipment.

Fitness equipment may only be used by people 18 and over unless they’re enrolled in a class or program.

No playing allowed on fitness equipment.

Patrons must wipe down all fitness equipment after use.

No bare feet or climbing shoes allowed in the restrooms. Please wear non-climbing footwear while using restrooms.

No street shoes allowed on the padded flooring or the climbing walls.

No climbing while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Pay attention to posted signs in the gym.

Be courteous, friendly and have fun!