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REACHING NEW HEIGHTS

Climbing is a physical challenge that scales with your own fitness level, making it accessible to almost anyone. Whether your goal is to conquer your fears, learn something new, or to send 5.12, we want to help you get there. 

Mini Mountaineers

3-5 years

 

Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm

March 10 - 31
April 14 - May 5
May 12 - June 2
June 9 - 30

Fridays, 3:00-4:00pm

Mar. 13 - Apr. 3
April 17 - May 8
May 15 - June 5
June 12 - July 3 



 

 

 

 

$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Climbers who complete 3 Youth Classes during Fall season (Sept-Dec) will receive a climbing t-shirt!

Craggin' Kids

 


6-9 years

 

Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm

Mar. 9 - 30
Apr. 13 - May 4
May 11 - June 1
June 8 - 29

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm

Mar. 11 - Ap. 1
Apr. 15 - May 6
May 13 - June 3
June 10 - July 1

Fridays, 4:00-5:00pm

Mar. 13 - Ap. 3
Apr. 17 - May 8
May 15 - June 5
June 12 - July 3 

 

$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Climbers who complete 3 Youth Classes during Fall season (Sept-Dec) will receive a climbing t-shirt!

Yosemite Youth

10-13 years

 

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm

March 10 - 31
Apr. 14 - May 5
May 12 - June 2
June 9 - 30

Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm

Mar. 12 - Apr. 2
April 16 - May 7
May 14 - June 4
June 11 - July 2 



 

 

 

$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Climbers who complete 3 Youth Classes during Fall season (Sept-Dec) will receive a climbing t-shirt!

Climbing Club

 

Climbing Club is a space for climbers to get together and support each other in improving their climbing skills.

Participants can sign up for one or two days a week. Space is limited. Prerequisite: Climbing Club Coach approval required.

 

10-18 years

 

Tuesday AND/OR Thursday:  5:00-7:00pm

 

1x/week: 

$65/mth Y Memb
$80/mth Prog Memb

 

2x/week: 

$110/mth Y Memb
$140/mth Prog Memb

Due to space limitations each day, online registration is not available. Please contact our Climbing Coordinator, 360-733-8630 for more information or email climbing@whatcomymca.org

Climbing Team

Similar to Club, but has more of a focus on training, setting goals, and competing. Involvement in USAC competitions is optional.

Participants can sign up for one or two days a week. Space is limited. Prerequisite: Climbing Team Coach approval required.

 

10-18 years

 

Monday AND/OR Wednesday:  5:00-7:00pm

 

1x/week: 

$65/mth Y Memb
$80/mth Prog Memb

 

2x/week: 

$110/mth Y Memb
$140/mth Prog Memb

Due to space limitations each day, online registration is not available. Please contact our Climbing Coordinator, 360-733-8630 for more information or email climbing@whatcomymca.org

Climbing Foundations

For climbers with limited or no climbing experience. We will teach you to belay, help you build basic climbing technique and introduce you to climbing routes.  YMCA belay certification is part of this course.



14 years and older

 

Mondays:  7:00-9:00pm

 

March 16 & 23
April 20 & 27
May 11 & 18
June 8 & 15

 

$45/session YMCA Members
$60/session Program Members

Climbing Wall Parties

Ages 3 & older

Our climbing wall is a perfect venue for birthday parties, private classes, and corporate team building activities. Staff will provide safety instruction and belaying for groups. Our party room is also available with your reservation. No experience necessary. Please email Climbing Coordinator, Rose Gallant, to find out more and schedule your rental! climbing@whatcomymca.org

Intro to Outdoor Climbing

Learn the basics of outdoor climbing! An AMGA certified guide will teach you how to lead climb, set up and take down anchors, read a guide book, and other skills you will need for a day of cragging.

Must be belay certified prior to this course!

 

16 years to Adult

 

August 5 & 6 (Wednesday & Thursday)

5:00-7:00pm at Bellingham YMCA

August 8

8:00am-4:00pm at Mt. Erie (transportation provided by the YMCA)

 

$120 YMCA Members
$135 Program Members