Climbing Towers


We have 4 climbing towers in the Greater Seattle YMCA Network, all of which offer a variety of climbing classes and programs for all ages!  If you’re a YMCA facility member, then all of these locations are available to you, often for free.  Our expert staff are happy to work with you to help develop your skills, learn new skills, or just have fun climbing!  Minimum age is 5 years old for all climbing tower locations.



Matt Griffin YMCA (SeaTac)

This is a fantastic 25 foot indoor tower located in the lobby with 6 routes of varying degrees, located at the Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac.  Offering open climbs, birthday parties, and occasional classes for Facility Members and Community Members. For information on programs, contact…

Deandra Jackson

Address:3595 S 188th St, SeaTac, WA 98188

Phone:(206) 244-5880

Auburn Family YMCA (Auburn Valley)

This is a classic, wooden outdoor climbing wall with 4 routes, next to the Alpine Tower.  Located in Auburn.  For information on programs, contact…

Shanna Crane

Address:1620 Perimeter Rd, Auburn, WA 98001

Phone:(253) 833-2770

Dale Turner Family YMCA (Shoreline)

Located in the main gym of Dale Turner YMCA in Shoreline, this 25 foot wall is a wonderful assett Y members.  Using both auto-belays and manual belays, this full service climbing tower offers classes, camps, open recreational climbs, parties, and rentals. Open all year round!  For information on programs and pricing, contact…

Thomas Walsh – Northern Region Climbing Director

Address:19290 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133

Phone:(425) 984-4640


Northshore YMCA (Bothell/Woodinville)

The tallest and biggest tower in the YMCA climbing network, this 35 foot outdoor tower has 10 different routes, using both auto belays (cables) and manual belays (ropes).  Offering a variety of classes, camps, open hours, and programming to all ages.  Operating months are April-October.  Closed for the winter (November-March) For information on programs and pricing, contact…

Thomas Walsh – Northern Region Climbing Director

Address:11811 NE 195th St, Bothell, WA 98011

Phone:(425) 984-4640