Janelly.JPG

BLACK GIRLS BOULDER

Black Girls Boulder is a social and competitive climbing club for self-identified Black girls & women (cis, trans & enbies).  This club focuses on community, education and training for climbing to increase diversity in recreational and elite-level climbing competitions. If you are interested in establishing a club in your city, please contact us.

TRAINING

Club sessions are community-driven and training focused. No climbing experience is required and all levels of climbers ages 18 + are welcome. Club sessions are currently being held at Method in Newark, NJ and The Cliffs Harlem, NY (2022).

DISCOUNTS

Our partner gyms provide 50% off day passes for club members on session event days and 20% off memberships. Pre-sale priority and discounts on bouldering trips, workshops and retreats for club members worldwide.

SCHOLARSHIPS

We award three scholarships per year for a one-year membership with our partner gyms. Applications for scholarships at Method Climbing + Fitness & the Cliffs Harlem opens November 1st. Join the club to be notified!

Upcoming Club Sessions

  • Stronger Together
    Fri, Nov 05
    Method Climbing + Fitness
    Nov 05, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Method Climbing + Fitness, 16 Lombardy St, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    This session is focused on building strong relationships on and off the wall.
  • The Bouldering Games
    Fri, Dec 03
    Method Climbing + Fitness
    Dec 03, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Method Climbing + Fitness, 16 Lombardy St, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    This session features competitive climbing games and building community connections.
  • BGB x The Cliffs Harlem
    Wed, Jan 05
    The Cliffs Harlem
    Jan 05, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Cliffs Harlem, 256 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Join us for our monthly club session at The Cliffs in Harlem.
  • BGB x The Cliffs Harlem
    Wed, Feb 09
    The Cliffs Harlem
    Feb 09, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Cliffs Harlem, 256 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Join us for our monthly club session at The Cliffs in Harlem.
  • BGB x The Cliffs Harlem
    Wed, Mar 02
    The Cliffs Harlem
    Mar 02, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Cliffs Harlem, 256 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Join us for our monthly club session at The Cliffs in Harlem.

RESOURCES

Looking to connect or train with people who look like you? Here is a list of organizations and affinity groups that support women and/or people of color in climbing.

Moving? Traveling? Or just looking for a gym in a city near you? Here is a detailed list of climbing and/or bouldering gyms across the United States.

Ready to venture outdoors? Learn how to safely and responsibly navigate bouldering outdoors along with a detailed list of the best bouldering destinations in North America.