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aerie FAQs

Aerie FAQs

All about the Aerie

Most frequent questions and answers

The Aerie is a “climbing nursery” specifically designed for children ages 6 and under. Children need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.  Children 7 and older will be asked to leave the Aerie in order to keep this play space for the littles. 

Our nets will hold up to 4000 pounds (about the same as a Bornean Pygmy elephant).

Yes, adults need to accompany their young participants on the nets.

Yes!  When a child is in the Aerie, they must always be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

No. The Aerie will be closed during Pebbles classes Monday – Thursday. Please click here for class times.

The Aerie is designed for entry level climbing for young children. They can climb has high or low as they’d like, on nets, climbing holds, and other fun vertical features. 

Yes. Children are natural climbers, often with a natural aptitude for discovering their vertical world as soon as they learn to crawl. Parents/guardians should always be within arm’s reach of their child while in the Aerie.

For the Aerie, that is permitted. For our Pebbles program, we require fully potty trained children. There’s a diaper changing station located in the bathrooms on the main level, and a small bathroom located in the training area. We ask that you tend to your child’s potty needs or accidents immediately.  Our facility does not dispose of used diapers. Please take them with you when you leave. Thank you!

We recommend that children wear shirts, leggings, pants, or shorts.  Rope burns are possible on the nets. Please dress appropriately. Socks or clean closed-toed shoes are required. No barefeet or open-toed shoes. Children without socks or closed-toed shoes will be required to rent shoes  from our front desk. 

Not at this time. Keep checking back for updates.

No. The Aerie is closed during Pebbles classes. Please see the open hours for the Aerie and plan accordingly. 

No. We do not offer any free trials to the Aerie or Pebbles program.

No. The Aerie is designed as a climbing playspace for children 6 and under. Children 7 and older can enjoy climbing and caving in the rest of the facility. 

Everyone who enters the building will need a current waiver on file. ONLY parents or legal guardians of the participants under the age of 18 may sign the participant’s waiver. Our waiver can be found online here, and can be filled out prior to arrival. We recommend filling out waivers prior to coming to CityROCK.

No food and drinks please! Help keep the Aerie allergen free and tidy by keeping all foods and drinks out of the the room.  Guests are welcome to use the cubbies outside the door of the Aerie to keep food and drinks out of the Aerie.

Have a child who is psyched about climbing? We offer climbing programs for children ages 3 to 17. Children 6 and under can participate in our Pebbles program. Children 6 to 8 are perfect for Boulders. And children 9 to 17 will have a blast in our Club