For the most up to date information on the State of Wisconsin Regulations of Climbing Walls - please call our office at (877) 206-8967 or the state department listed below:

Department of Commerce Public Sector Safety & Mines
P.O. Box 2538
201 W. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53701-2538

TELEPHONE: (608) 261-2503
FAX: (608) 267-9723 or 283-7425

STATUTE: Chapter 101 & Administrative Code Chapter. COMM 34 -Amusement Rides & Devices

PERMITS AND LICENSES: Annual registration required prior to opening to public. Registration fee required

INSPECTION: Seasonal inspections for mobile and permanent rides. Reinspection when violations are found. Inspection fees required.

The State of Wisconsin currently regulates climbing walls only if they are portable or utalize an autobelay system.

It is your duty as an organization to follow industry standards and maintan compliance as no state entity is required to. You must hire a 3rd party inspector to perform a hands on inspection of your climbing wall or tower in the State of Wisconsin.

Wisonsin climbing wall regulatory map