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Movement offers more than an acre of climbing, yoga, and fitness to the active and creative community in Crystal City. This gym has more than 350 routes spread out on 35,000 square feet of climbing walls – ample space for every age and ability. We love helping new climbers learn and offer several introductory classes. In addition, we are a full-service gym with amenities like cardio equipment and weights, yoga studio, group fitness classes, expert instructors, and a fully-stocked gear shop.  We are just steps away from the Crystal City metro stop and part of The Crystal City Shops, which is home a compilation of contemporary restaurants, celebrated chefs and cool cafes – all perfect for après climb.  

All Holiday Hours

1235 S Clark St Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 340-2700

Upcoming Classes

  • Book a Tour

    Tour the Gym

  • Introduction to Rope Climbing


  • Introduction to Bouldering


  • Introduction to Leading (Class Full)


  • Yoga: Kundalini


    Victoria U.

  • Introduction to Rope Climbing


  • Lead Check (Class Full)

    Lead Check

  • Yoga: Power Flow


    Hali B.

  • Lead Check (Class Full)

    Lead Check

  • Introduction to Rope Climbing


  • Community Events

    April 1
    Movement Triathlon Race Day

    April 4 + 6
    ¡Escala DC!

    April 7
    Bring a Friend Day

    April 14 + 28
    Women’s Bouldering Night

    April 21
    Stonewall Climbing

    April 25
    Partner Project

  • give the gift of climbing

    A no-fuss, thoughtful gift for every climber, yogi, or fitness buff in your life.  Cards can be purchased for any amount and used for classes, memberships, day passes, gear, you name it! Click on the button below to order a gift card, and don’t fret, gift cards can be used at any Movement location.

  • Members Love

    • Unlimited climbing at all Movement locations
    • Free clinics
    • Unlimited yoga
    • Unlimited fitness classes
    • Free guest passes
    • Free Intro to Rope Climbing classes for your friends
    • Free access to events
    • Discounts on climbing classes
    • Discounts on gear and apparel
  • Member Pricing

    Memberships start at $90

    We offer:

    • Student memberships
    • Individual memberships
    • Family memberships
    • Short-term memberships
  • Passes + Rental Gear

    Student pass: $24
    Day pass: $29
    7-visit pass: $182

    Rental Gear: Climbing Shoes $6, Harness $5, Chalk Bag $2, Package (all listed) $11.

Meet our partners

We partner with organizations that help bring down social and physical barriers to climbing and who are committed to preserving and protecting the planet.

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our directors

  • nick


  • james

    assistant director

say hello

We’d love to hear from you if you have questions, comments, or ideas.