Rock Climbing Classes

 

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program as they teach the basics of rock climbing to youth and adults ages 7 and up. Class size is limited.

Location

SDC Climbing Wall (inside the SDC Multi-Purpose Gym)

Special Requirements

No experience necessary. Wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing (t-shirt, athletic shorts, etc. No short shorts.) Parents of youth participants under the age of 18 must be present at the first class to receive important information and sign a participation waiver.

Cost 

$75*/session (includes needed equipment - harness, ropes, helmet, belay)

*MTEFCU members, present your MTEFCU Debit card, personal check or MTEFCU Member I.D. and receive a $10 discount.

Registration and payment can be completed online, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office. You’ll receive an admission ticket to present to your instructor at the start of each class.

Youth Introduction to Rock Climbing (10 years & Under)

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program as we host a Introduction to Climbing Class for Kids . We will talk about climbing wall safety, equipment use, how and when climbing is appropriate, the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing and more. The first couple of classes will be spent learning and practicing skills, as well as using the bouldering wall to teach moves. The course is structured for 4 classes of interactive instruction and 2 classes at the end to practice climbing and belaying skills. We encourage parents/guardians to come to the last class to see progress that has been made.

Day/Time

Monday/Wednesday, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Fall Session 1: September 11 - October 2

Registration closes September 6. No class September 27.

Fall Session 2: October 16 - November 1

Registration closes October 11.


Teen Introduction to Rock Climbing (10-17 years)

Try a new activity with this Indoor Rock Climbing Class! We will talk about climbing wall safety, equipment use, the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing, climbing wall games to improve skills and more. The first couple of classes will be spent learning and practicing skills including learning knots and terminology, as well as using the bouldering wall to teach moves. The course is structured for 4 classes of interactive instruction, 1 class to practice climbing and belaying skills and one to bring family to watch what you have learned and try to get them on the wall.

Day/Time

Tuesday/Thursday, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Fall Session 1: September 12 - October 3

Registration closes September 6. No class September 26.

Fall Session 2: October 17 - November 2

Registration closes October 11.