Central Rock

Central Rock Gym is excited to be a part of the Arsenal Yards Community and provide an active lifestyle choice for those who visit, shop, eat, live, or work in the area.  Central Rock Gym has several indoor rock climbing facilities around the Boston area including Cambridge, Waltham, Stoneham, West Watertown, downtown Boston, and Randolph. We offer membership and day pass options for new climbers. The Arsenal facility features climbing walls that range from 20 to 40ft tall with 51 different climbing stations. Our facility offers top rope, lead, and auto belay climbs suited for adults and kids. There is no bouldering at this facility.


Phone: 617-744-0876

Website: centralrockgym.com


Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 9:30pm
Friday: 4pm - 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Specials and News

Top Rope Belay Class

Central Rock offers Top Rope Belay Class every week at the Arsenal Yards location!
This beginner top rope belay class will teach you how to properly rope climb in Central Rock's facility. For those who have never belayed before, and who do not remember how to properly belay, or how to tie in, this class will teach you the basics so you can enjoy rope climbing in our gym(s). Without this class, participants will be limited to using the auto belays.

Learn More + Get Climbing Today!


Lead Climbing Class

Are you read for a new challenge? Central Rock has your covered! Reserve a spot in our Lead Climbing Class.
With lead climbing, the rope runs directly from the belayer to the climber. As the climber goes up the wall, they clip the rope into the fixed gear on the wall. This class is 3 hours long and will consist of climbing 4-6 routes in the 5.7 - 5.9 range.

Learn More + Take On The Challenge Today!

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Parking & directions

Arsenal Yards is approximately a 10-minute drive from Harvard Square and approximately a 15-minute drive from Copley Square. Other areas will find it easily accessible from the Mass Pike or Fresh Pond Parkway, among many routes available to Watertown’s East End. Once on site, ample free parking is available. Traveling via public transportation? MBTA bus route 70 stops right on site and can be picked up at the Central Square Red Line T stop.