We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Central Rock Gym

Open Now: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great staff+climbs

Love this gym! It’s so fun to come here and see all the new climbs that are set!! The staff are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FrequentFlier823455
via mobile
Awesome place to climb! super family friendly!!

I love climbing at CRG!! I've been going there since it first opened up and it's a great place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roosevelt14
,
Watertown, Massachusetts
Read all 9 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Great staff+climbs”
1 week ago
“Awesome place to climb! super family friendly!!”
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
Oct
-2°
Nov
-7°
Dec
Contact
74 Acton St, Watertown, MA 02472-2235
Website
+1 617-744-0081
Call
Reviews (9)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
8
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
8
1
0
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this gym! It’s so fun to come here and see all the new climbs that are set!! The staff are also super nice, like Jen who is always helpful!

Thank FrequentFlier823455
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love climbing at CRG!! I've been going there since it first opened up and it's a great place to climb whether you're a beginner or experienced with climbing. Every time it's rainy and I feel the need to exercise I can head on down...More

Thank Roosevelt14
Reviewed 1 week ago

CRG Watertown is an amazing gym. The setters here really know how to make the climber work for the top! The "comp" style boulders are a real hit with the more adventurous climbers and the newer VB's are great for beginner climbers and young children

Thank Ellietang
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing gym to go to, very open and spacious! I've been a member for a long time and every penny is worth it! The staff are so helpful and everyone works so hard! Also, the youth programs are extremely organized!

Thank climbergirl47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated and welcoming gym, the people there were very welcoming and informative for beginner climbers such as myself

Thank suemitchelltang
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite gym to climb at in the Boston area. The staff is so friendly and the facilities are well maintained. The gym itself is huge, making it possible for climbers at any level to find a problem or route to climb on....More

Thank Rae D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic climbing gym. I've been a member for 6 months, and we love it. Great top rope routes, plenty of bouldering and lead climbing. There's a great variety of difficulty levels for everyone, and routes get changed quite often so there's always new ones...More

Thank bacook17
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a fun place to go with kids. It is a little expensive for a kids day pass ($18). Also you need to make sure you have be layer with you or you will be belaying. Though it is expesive it is still great.

Thank tucker 8
Kevin P, General Manager at Central Rock Gym, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Thanks for visiting and writing us a review! We're glad to hear you had a good time :)

Reviewed September 4, 2015

This place is awsome! I'm new to climbing and went with a some friends that had been a few times before. The staff was great and super friendly.They explained everything to me during the belay class so I knew what I was doing. The routes...More

Thank Emmy P
Hank H, Manager at Central Rock Gym, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2015

Hey Emmy P! Thank you for the kind words! We are glad that you had a nice experience climbing and hope to see you at they gym again soon! -CRG

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Watertown/Cambridge/Boston Area
478 reviews
1.74 km away
Crowne Plaza Boston-Newton Hotel
877 reviews
1.75 km away
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Watertown
134 reviews
3.63 km away
Charles River Inn
74 reviews
3.70 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 118 nearby restaurants
The Talk
121 reviews
.98 km away
Halfway Cafe
43 reviews
.44 km away
Moldova Restaurant
74 reviews
.98 km away
Spot Cafe
17 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 11 nearby attractions
Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA)
27 reviews
1.11 km away
Gore Place
46 reviews
1.18 km away
The Plumbing Museum
6 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Central Rock Gym staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines