Down under the crashing surf of cars, trucks, motorcycles and subway trains barreling across the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn's DUMBO is an oasis of zen calm. Here expert and novice climbers puzzle out the ever changing routes at Dumbo Boulders.
A day pass allows you to climb all day (including rental gear) for just $9. With a hand stamp - you can come and go —exploring the rest of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Parents opting out of climbing still have to spot their kids but don't have to pay for themselves.
You can sign up for classes from $25 to $125 (taught by The Cliffs) or sign up for a summer-long membership from Memorial Day through Labor Day including an intro class, shoe rentals, and two rainy day passes you can use at The Cliffs indoor facilities.