In addition to discounts on outings, Kayak Pittsburgh rentals, and more, we offer free Members Only events four times a year as an extra way to say thank you for supporting Venture Outdoors. Check this page for upcoming Member events. Click here for a list of all current discounts available to Venture Outdoors members.

December 15 – Climbing at ASCEND Pittsburgh and Pizza Party


Current Venture Outdoors Members are invited to attend a climbing event at ASCEND Pittsburgh.

Meet us at ASCEND Pittsburgh in the South Side, get geared up and we’ll have you climbing in no time! You will have the opportunity to try top roping, bouldering, slack lining, and crate stacking at our favorite elite indoor climbing gym. Rental equipment. instruction, and pizza are included in this fun event. 

Event runs from 6-8 PM on Friday, December 15th. Please plan to arrive 20-30 minutes prior to the event to get checked in.

Minimum age is 14. Please register all participating family members HERE.

Get climbing quicker by filling out your WAIVER before you arrive!


Do I have to bring my printed registration email to the event?

No. A Venture Outdoors representative will point you in the direction to complete your waiver (if you did not already do so) and check in with the ASCEND Staff.

Will there be food at this event?

Yes! Pizza and non-alcoholic beverages. Please email with any related allergies.

What if I have any questions regarding where to park, what to wear, etiquette, etc.?

ASCEND Pittsburgh has a very thorough info and FAQ page. Visit their page HERE

What if I have additional questions or need to cancel my reservation?

Please contact Membership & Volunteer Manager Kathi Radock. Email or call 412.255.0564 x.224

Past Members Only Events & Other Special Discounts


Geocaching and S’mores & Weenie Roast at North Park

Washington Wild Things Baseball Game

Craft Beer Movie (Blood, Sweat & Beer) and Sampling with Spoonwood Brewing at the Hollywood Theater


Quantum Theatre’s The River

Kayak Pittsburgh North Park 10th Anniversary Members Party

Make Your Own Salsa at Triple B Farms

Rachel Carson Power of One Voice Documentary Screening with the filmmakers at the Hollywood Theater