WHATCOM FAMILY YMCA


A Stronger You

Climbing Wall

Learn about yourself as you build skills and achieve goals. Climb for fun and strengthen your relaationships. Grow in confidence, fitness and an overall positive outlook on life.

Classes offered for all ages, Rookies Climbing Class, Youth Climbing Classes, Climbing Club, Top Rope Certification, Private Climbing Instruction and more. See our brochure for more information.

Bellingham Program Center

Reservations may be made for Family & Certified Climb Times. For reservations call 360-733-8630.

Family, Teen & Women's Climb Times
Climbing is FREE to all YMCA Members
Program members may climb with a day pass
Harnesses are provided
Instructors are available to belay
No experience necessary
Lead climbing is not permitted during Family Climb Time
Climbing wall waiver must be signed by an adult before climbing
Certified Climbers may belay

Certified Climb Time
Climbing is FREE to all YMCA Members
Program members may climb with a day pass
Climbing certification test is required (Top Rope/Lead)
Climbers must bring own equipment or rent climbing gear
Climbing wall waiver must be signed by an adult before climbing
Climbers must provide own belayers
Lead climbing is not permitted during Certified Climb Time

Private Climbing Wall Parties

Rent the climbing wall and instructors will provide safety instruction and belaying for groups. A room is available after the parties. The Y provides all harnesses and gear. No experience necessary. Rental shoes and chalk available for additional fee. Minimum of 2 weeks notice is required. Y Climbing Party Bags available (includes carabiner & t-shirt for additional charge).