Rock Climbing Mini Camps
NEW in 2018 – 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!!
|Ages 7 – 14||Mon – Fri||9:00 – 11:30am (Thurs 9am – 2pm)||Member: $TBD||Non-Member: $TBD|
Rock Climbing Mini Camps are a seasonal program. Check back later for Summer 2019 sessions!
Intro to Rock Climbing
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. Be sure to wear comfortable gym clothes and shoes, and bring a water bottle. 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.
|Schlossman YMCA||Ages 7 – 14||Member: $42||Non-Member: $49|
Fall Session 2: October 22 – December 8 (no class Nov 22, 24; session will be pro-rated)
Thursdays: 5:30 – 6:15pm OR 6:30 – 7:15pm
Saturdays: 10:00 – 10:45am OR 11:00 – 11:45am
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.
|Schlossman YMCA||Ages 15+||Member: $50||Non-Member: $58|
October 22-December 8
No class Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving, class price is pro-rated.
Thursdays: 7:30 – 9:00pm
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|
Mondays: 6:15 – 7:30pm
For more information on Rock Climbing, please contact Ali Kellerman at 701.364.4153 or firstname.lastname@example.org