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. Come challenge yourself both physically and mentally, we will be here to make it a fun, supportive and exciting experience.

 

Climbing Wall Schedule

Level 1 Climbing Classes

For climbers with limited or no climbing experience. Focus on development of foundational skills. Must demonstrate Level 1 skills to move on to Level 2. Active parent participation is encouraged.

Level 1 - Mondays

4 years & older
Monday    
4:00-5:00pm
Aug. 20 - Sept.17 (no Sept. 3rd)
Sept. 24 - Oct. 15
Oct. 29 - Nov. 19 
$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Level 1 - Wednesdays

4 years & older
Wednesdays
4:00-5:00pm
Aug. 22 - Sept. 22
Sept. 26 - Oct. 17
Oct. 31 - Nov. 21
Dec. 5 - 26
$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Level 2 Climbing Classes

Focus on taking skills to the next level by challenging climbers to improve and gain new movement techniques, climb routes and learn basic safety skills. Active parent participation is encouraged.

Level 2 - Tuesdays

4 years & older
Tuesday    
4:00-5:00pm
Aug. 21 - Sept. 11
Sept. 25 - Oct. 16
Oct. 30 - Nov. 20
Dec. 4 - Jan.
$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Level 2 - Thursdays

4 years & older
Thursdays    
4:00-5:00pm
Aug. 23 - Sept. 13
Sept. 27 - Oct. 18
Nov. 1 - 29 (no class Nov. 22nd)
$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Top Rope Certification Class

This class will teach the skills necessary to pass the top rope certification test including: knots, climbing safety, harnessing, climbing communication, belaying technique and equipment. 

 

13 years and older
Mondays
6:30-8:00pm
Aug. 6 & 13    
Sept. 10 & 17
Oct. 1 & 8
Nov. 5 & 12
Dec. 3 & 10
$20 YMCA Members
$30 Program Members

Climbing Club

Club is designed for youth and teen climbers with previous climbing experience.  We will build on skills and techniques. Participants can sign up for one or two days a week. Space is limited. 
Prerequisite: Climbing Club Coach approval required.

 

10-18 years
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday 
5:00-7:00pm
1x/week:  $55/month YMCA Members
                $60/month Program Members
Children can participate more than one day a week (fee would be multiplied by number of days).

 

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