Indoor climbing, The Toronto Climbing Academy

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11 Curity Ave Toronto ,On M4B 1X4

416 406 5900

Since opening in 1993, the Toronto Climbing Academy has hosted many indoor climbing events and continues to lead in presenting exciting indoor climbing options. The Climbing Centre features 11 distinct climbing areas: from Caves, Overhangs and Cracks to Campus Boards and a fully equipped Training Area.

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  1. Lindsay Mae Singson
    Lindsay Mae Singson
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Looking for climbing partners at TCA that can climb after 7pm on the weekdays and anytime on the weekend. I'm able to do top or lead

    • Matthew Krol
      Matthew Krol 5 days ago

      Valerie on the PartnerCall, is also looking for a regular TCA partner, could contact her. See if there's any interest on this site :

  2. Yendre Shen
    Yendre Shen
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    If anyone is available to climb during the day time, on weekdays at TCA contact me at 416-508-7433. TR or lead works. Thanks.

  3. stephanie
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Anyone available for a few hours of lead or TR at TCA tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon/evening, starting somewhere between 3:30 and 5pm?

  4. Cathy Hoang
    Cathy Hoang
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Need a regular partner for lead (TR ok too). My level is 5.9 to 5.10-for lead and 5.10ish for TR. Available Tues 5pm-8pm and Sat 2pm-5pm.

  5. Scott T
    Scott T
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    I'm just a beginner and looking to build my skill set and break in my shoes. Hopefully there's someone out there

    • Sanjay Chhattani
      Sanjay Chhattani 12 weeks ago

      Hi Scott. I go to academy every Thursday around 7 pm. Let me know if that works for you..

    • Scott T
      Scott T 12 weeks ago

      Thanks Sanjay. I am very interested but need to adjust my schedule to go on Thursday. I will indeed let you know. Cherrs, Scott

  6. Parthena
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    I'm looking for people to TR at TCA. I have a flexible schedule. Let me know what works for you. ;)

  7. Sofia
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Need a partner for this weekend

  8. Helen
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Long shot but thought I'd try. Anyone free to climb preferably lead at TCA, Friday morning/afternoon? Msg me if interested, thanks! :)

    • Michael Norman
      Michael Norman 15 weeks ago

      Hi Helen! I can't make Friday during the day but might be able to climb with you after work. Any chance you're interested in climbing today? Michael N.

    • Yendre Shen
      Yendre Shen 15 weeks ago

      Hi Helen, TCA opens at 12pm on Friday. I can climb with you 12-3pm. If that works for you, let me know know. Thanks, Yendre.

    • Helen
      Helen 15 weeks ago

      Hi Yendre, That works perfectly! Is this for lead or TR? I can be there for 12p :). Helen

    • Yendre Shen
      Yendre Shen 15 weeks ago

      It's for lead. We may be three of us, if that's okay with you.

    • Helen
      Helen 15 weeks ago

      Yep that works, I'll see u there :).

  9. Amina M
    Amina M
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hey all, I am an intermediate climber and wanted to get one last climb in for 2014! Is anyone available to top-rope tomorrow morning at TCA? You could just email me at!

  10. Sanjay Chhattani
    Sanjay Chhattani
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hi, I am looking for a partner to join me in learning and mastering the art of Rock Climbing. Rock Climbing Academy is close to my place and hence convenient. I am a regular gym goer and wanted to change my routine and do Rock climbing every … ...

  11. James Hawton
    James Hawton
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hey all, Just moved back to Toronto and I'm looking for a regular climbing partner, prefer lead but will top rope too,, I climb 5.10 / 5.11s mostly, I also boulder. Looking for someone who can do a couple times a week, send me a message if interested!

  12. Amina M
    Amina M
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hey! I am looking for a partner to top-rope with at TCA on Friday Dec 5th at around 1:30 in the afternoon, if anyone is available!

  13. Michael
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hey, looking to climb sometime this week at TCA, Tues evening onwards, around 7:30. Having trouble meeting up with my regular gym buddies, ideally lead but I'll be a bit rusty so TR works as well. Mike 416-427-3115

  14. Pallavi Rao
    Pallavi Rao
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Looking for someone to climb with Wednesday evening at around 7.

  15. Amina M
    Amina M
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hello all! I am looking for a partner to go consistently top-rope climbing with at TCA! I used to climb a lot but travelling happened so I am rusty and want to get back into it. I climb at around a 5.9/5.10- level and I am flexible in terms of time/day. … ...

  16. Steven
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Looking for more lead partners to get a couple more days in the gym

    • Audrey
      Audrey 25 weeks ago

      hi steve, i am looking for a partner to climb this tuesday at around 6:30pm ish at TCA. lead or top rope. let me know if you are available. you can email me at

    • Yendre Shen
      Yendre Shen 25 weeks ago

      I can climb lead at TCA tomorrow, Tues at 12:00.

  17. Tyler MacDougall
    Tyler MacDougall
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hi! Looking for a partner for lead or top rope 1-2 nights a week. climb 5-10's with top rope. New to lead last year so still at 5.8 level on lead.

  18. Jeff
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    I'm at The Toronto Climbing Academy

  19. Jamie Wilton
    Jamie Wilton
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hey there! Looking for a regular lead partner (2 nights per week). Been climbing on and off for a few years and would like to start climbing more steadily. Currently at a 5.9/5.10- level. Message me for contact details. :)

  20. Michael Lalancette
    Michael Lalancette
    The Toronto Climbing Academy

    Hi, I'm looking for a partner for today anytime or tomorrow morning. I'll also be available on a random basis from now on. Top Rope or Lead You can text me at 514-713-9623, or email : Thanks


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  • Matthew Krol
    Matthew Krol

    not a bad gym, the staff is very helpful. Just wished there were more people to belay with during the weekends, when you visit alone. Bouldering section is challenging, but exciting, and will definitely come back in the future.

  • Bree L. Rody-Mantha
    Bree L. Rody-Mantha

    I'm a fairly new climber (eight months in) and I recently moved to Toronto. After a long "shopping around" period in which I climbed at all the major gyms I decided to make Toronto Climbing Academy my home gym. It's easily comparable to True North in terms of size, route options, number of boulder problems, and workout area. The only major difference is the lack of slack line, which I have no personal interest in, different workout equipment, and seemingly more diverse boulder problems. This place embodies what climbing is all about — no "salesman"-style employees, a good comfortable crowd of regulars, helpful and encouraging staff (I've had staff members come up to me and high five or hug me when they see me do something I haven't before), an emphasis on safety and a very open, social community. I know this is a silly thing to mention, but the bathrooms/change rooms are also extremely nice — I feel alright showering here, unlike other places where I get a tad sketched out. Overall I'd say TCA and TNC are tied for the two best climbing gyms in Toronto (location gave TCA the edge for me). Highly recommended for beginners and elites.

  • Ian B
    Ian B

    TCA has some great walls with some great routes. The bouldering section is pretty large and as well, offering challenges for all types of climbers. The one criticism I will make of TCA is that the staff aren't very friendly. I feel like there is an "in-group" "out-group" mentality, and new climbers are on the outs. The service isn't bad enough to stop me from climbing at TCA, but it's the one thing I'd change about the gym.

  • Raymond Kam
    Raymond Kam

    Solid all around gym with a nice boulder area and lead climbing arch. Route setting has good flow to it and variety. Route grades are sometimes "soft" and overgraded.

  • Sarah

    The place is quite large with a good variety of terraine to climb. Staff could be a little more friendly and welcoming to new climbers. Good training provided. Safety is paramount which is important to me.