Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Mini Camps

Dig into the basics of indoor rock climbing and learn the “ropes” on our 32 foot indoor climbing wall! We’ll work on skills including safety, harnessing, knots, top rope climbing, bouldering, and more! Every week, we will learn something new and challenge our skills, with an emphasis on movement, technique, safety, trust and teamwork. PLUS, each Thursday, we’ll take a trip out to Camp Cormorant to challenge our knowledge and skills on the outdoor ropes course, and have a blast exploring camp!!

Schlossman YMCA Ages 7 – 14 Member: $65 Non-Member: $80
Sessions:

Camps run from 9 – 11:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 9am – 3pm on Thursdays.

  • June 10 – 14
  • June 17 – 21
  • July 8 – 12
  • July 22 – 26
  • July 29 – August 2

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Forms, Waivers and More Information

The Climbing Wall Waiver and Health Form must be filled out prior to camp. Please fill out and bring on your child’s first day of camp.


Youth Rock Climbing

Dig into the basics of indoor rock climbing and learn the “ropes” on our 32 foot indoor climbing wall! Learn the “ropes” on our 32 foot indoor climbing wall! We’ll work on skills like harnessing, knots, top rope climbing, bouldering, and more! Each week, we will learn something new with an emphasis on technique, safety, trust and teamwork. Participants in the advanced class will work more in-depth on technical skills while improving strength, flexibility, and confidence!

Meet at the climbing wall in the lower level of the Schlossman YMCA. Parents may watch from the windows located across from the Schlossman Member Services Desk. Parents/guardians must sign a climbing waiver for each participant.

Details
Schlossman YMCA Ages 7 – 14 Members: $49 Non-Members: $63
Sessions
Fall Session 1 September 3 – October 19
Fall Session 2 October 21 – December 7
Available Levels/Times
Intro – choose one Thurs, 5:30 – 6:15pm Sat, 10:00 – 10:45am Sat, 11:00 – 11:45am
Advanced – MUST take Intro first Thurs, 6:30 – 7:15pm    
What to Wear/Bring

• Comfortable, non-baggy clothing that allows you to freely move
• Tennis shoes
• Water bottle

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Adult Rock Climbing

Learn rock climbing skills and techniques on our 32-foot rock climbing wall. Challenge your skills and knowledge by tying knots and climbing basic routes. The program starts at a beginner-level and progresses in difficulty throughout the program. This is a great way to learn the basics of rock climbing, while meeting new people and getting plugged in to the FM climbing community! All levels welcome.

Details
Schlossman YMCA Ages 15+ Members: $49 Non-Members: $63
Sessions/Times
Fall Session 1 September 3 – October 19 Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00pm
Fall Session 2 October 21 – December 7 Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00pm
What to Wear/Bring

• Comfortable, non-baggy clothing that allows you to freely move
• Tennis shoes
• Water bottle

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Intro to Belay

This 75-minute class gives you an introduction to the basic skills needed to safely enjoy climbing and belaying on your own at the YMCA. Each participant will learn how to safely control the ropes for their partner, how to tie safe climbing knots, and how to communicate commands effectively. Following this one-time class, participants wait a minimum of 24 hours, and then come back in to take the top-rope belay certification test with a climbing wall staff. Drop-ins are welcome, however, but please be aware that classes may already be full or may not be held due to a holiday or rental.

Schlossman YMCA Ages 16+ Member: $6 Non-Member: $8
Details:

Mondays: 6:15 – 7:30pm

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College Night in the Climbing Wall

College students – Grab your friends and join us for College Night in our Climbing Wall! Every Friday from 7 – 9pm, college students pay just $5 to climb! Must bring college ID to receive the discount. 

Schlossman YMCA Fridays 7 – 9pm $5 with College ID

Beyond the Plain Climbing Competition

Join other adventurers and rock climbers in our annual climbing competition! For more information, visit our Beyond the Plain page. 


For more information on Rock Climbing, please contact Ali Kellerman at 701.364.4116 or aliyah.kellerman@ymcacassclay.org