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.

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

January 7 - 28
February 11 - March 4
March 18 - April 8
April 11 - May 13

$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Level 1 - Wednesdays

4 years & older

Wednesday

4:00-5:00pm

January 9 - 30
February 13 - March 6
March 20 - April 10
April 24 - May 15

$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

January 8 - 29
February 12 - March 5
March 19 - April 9
April 23 - May 14

$45 YMCA Members
$60 Program Members

Level 2 - Thursdays

4 years & older

Thursday

4:00-5:00pm

January 10 - 31
February 14 - March 7
March 21 - April 11
April 25 - May 16

$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

7:00-8:30pm

January 7 & 14
February 4 & 11
March 4 & 11
April 1 & 8

$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

Tuesday OR Thursday 

5:00-7:00pm

1x/week:  $55/month YMCA Members
                 $60/month Program Members

2x/week:  $100/month YMCA Members
                 $120/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