Newark NJ

Come for the Climbing, Stay for the Community

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Free Street Parking

There is free street parking on weekdays after 6pm and weekends all day:

  • Around Washington Park and on Halsey Street (link to google map)
  • Free parking all day on Division St (link to google map) but we suggest that you only use this street during daylight hours. 

If you would like to see a map of all the free street parking in the area, please view our map (link to map).

Parking Lots

If you are unable to find street parking, please park at the the following garage:

  • IDT Garage at 20 Atlantic Street (behind the Walker House Building)
    • 4 hours for $5 (With validated ticket available in the cafe before 3pm weekdays and in the gym after 3pm weekdays and all day weekends)

With so many nearby options, we encourage our guests to take public transportation.

The gym is an 8 minute walk from Newark Broad Street Station, which is currently served by NJ Transit and the Light Rail.  All the lines lead to New York Penn Station which is just a 20 minute ride from Broad St Station.

Serving NJ Transit, Amtrak, the Path and Light rail, Newark Penn Station is a transportation hub.  Whether your coming form NY or Jersey City,  a quick ride on the Light Rail and you can get from door to wall in under 30 min.

Method is easily accessible by public transportation from every direction.  Please click below for directions from some common starting points:

Sofia SantosSofia Santos ★★★★★ one of the best gyms out in the tri-state area. community's at 110%. i <3 the staff. location is accessible with public transportation with NJ transit & broad st station. parking is near. there is climbing gear for sale in their cafe.the entire gym is well-maintained. has a kilter board + tension board 2 + moon board. the route setters switch out the climbs mindfully and consistently, providing every level of climber with a good variety.would recommend checking their instagram @methodclimb for updates on their hours, offers, their fitness classes (TRX, capoeira, yoga, adult training program, etc.) and their maaaaany events such as shoe demos, vendor markets, mixers, LGBTQ+ meetups, ladies' night, college night, monthly mock competitions, and more. super easy to get to know other climbers & find your people.some of their events offer discounts for day passes as well, so those new to climbing can experience both the community and climbs with great valuefor first timers or long-time members, method's perfect. always a good timeResponse from the ownerSofia, thank you for the detailed review! Daniel VillaniDaniel Villani ★★☆☆☆ The staff were extremely rude, the atmosphere was bad and the gym is in a muggy basement. The climbs are good if you like comp style but the other factors keep me away.Response from the ownerSorry about your experience. I checked our customer database but I cannot find your name. Please contact us at I would like to get more details about your issues. Thanks. Andrew ShantzAndrew Shantz ★★★★★ Awesome place. Huge, lots to explore. Great hang too. People are cool, staff and members. Cafe made the best cortado I can remember too.Response from the ownerThanks Andrew! Anthony HarringtonAnthony Harrington ★★★★★ Had a great time with my 15 year old son. It was a challenge for both of us and we want to try it again.Response from the ownerThanks Anthony! Celestine TaiebCelestine Taieb ★★★★★ Cafe with good ambiance, check!Climbing , check!So many classes and events , check!Affordable , check!Response from the ownerThanks Celestine! js_loader