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Thank you for your interest in joining the Climbing Wall Association! The CWA is a non-profit, industry trade association for operators of climbing walls, builders of climbing walls, manufacturers of climbing wall equipment, and others involved in the climbing industry.
The CWA offers standards for the operation of climbing walls, insurance programs for climbing facilities, risk management consulting for member organizations, conferences, and other products and services. CWA is the principal promoter and defender of the manufactured wall climbing industry in the USA. The CWA’s public policy agenda involves educating our members on policy matters that may have an impact on their programs and businesses; promoting positive regulatory and business conditions for the industry; and promoting sound public policy regarding health, physical education and recreation.
Any organization that provides climbing–related products or services is eligible to apply for membership. Any individual involved in the climbing industry may also apply for membership.
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The CWA annual membership fee is $300.00 and $50.00 for each additional location with a climbing wall.
CWA members enjoy discounts, free publications upon renewal, ClimbSmart! program collateral, insurance program eligibility, lobbying, support, and more. For more information on CWA member benefits, visit our benefits page
Every membership is very important to the CWA. Your support is vital to our continued efforts on behalf of the entire industry. Please return your membership application today — your membership will make a difference for the future of indoor climbing! Join CWA