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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
12:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Great afternoon of fun!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Grand Bend, Canada
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Grand Bend, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

Thank DougNemeth
Cambridge, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank Steve R
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Alli701
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank lopotts7
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank chelseaparent
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 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.

2 Thank Three G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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

2 Thank Will Q
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

I tried rockclimbing for the first time and was not disappointed. Both staff and fellow rockclimbers were so friendly and supportive. It feels like a family (without all the dysfunction!). Very clean, easy to find, lots of parking and various levels of skill walls. I couldn't believe the age variation: from young children to people in their 70's and everyone... More 

2 Thank Jennifer W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

I was so pleased with the staff at the Grotto. They were incredibly helpful and positive with the kids. There was very little waiting -- a full hour of climbing ( for 9 kids ) -- after which they were wiped!! I love that there are several automatic belay machines and lots of 'bouldering' - where you don't need ropes... More 

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