Bouldering

Our experienced instructors will teach you the basics and help you to become a strong, confident climber on the University of Calgary bouldering wall.


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Tuesday Technique

Fine-tune your bouldering technique and discover simple exercises that you can incorporate into your routine to send harder and prevent injuries. Each 1-hour session will break down a different movement skill so you understand when, how and why to apply technique in your own climbing. Drop-in program, all skill levels welcome. Includes: coach. Please bring your own shoes and chalk.

Beginner Bouldering Series

Bouldering is hard. Learn the basics to get you off the ground and working those burly problems. In this multi-week program receive tips and coaching on footwork, grip types, body positions and route-reading. Each class also explores warming up, injury prevention and safe practices so you can stay healthy and strong as you continue to push your limits. No experience required. Includes: instructor, climbing shoes.

Climbing - Schools

We offer engaging climbing programs on our wall for school groups ages 7 and older. No experience required. Includes: youth oriented instruction and climbing equipment (except shoes). To book a group climbing lesson, please email Nick and Ashley at climb@ucalgary.ca with the following information: school name and address, contact name and phone number, number of students, grade, number of sessions, climbing program, dates and times requested.

Climbing Parties

Don't want kids bouncing off your walls?  Let them climb ours instead.
Party-goers defy gravity on the indoor climbing and bouldering walls. Instruction is minimal because the emphasis is put on climbing as much as possible. No experience required. Includes: youth oriented instruction and climbing equipment (except shoes). Email Nick at climb@ucalgary.ca with the following information: name and contact information, number of participants and their average age, 2 potential dates/times that work for you.

Custom Outdoor Climbing - Schools

Let us take you outside! Our experienced certified guides will provide a fun safe day out in the mountains. We will work with you to set up a program that will meet your goals for the day.

Climbing Group Bookings

Our youth-oriented instructors make climbing safe while minimizing instructional time so that the kids can focus on having fun. To book your group, email Nick at climb@ucalgary.ca with your name and contact information, number of participants and average age, length of lesson, 2 potential dates and times that work for you, adaptive needs (if any). Minimum of 6 participants, maximum of 30.

Climbing Private Lessons

Learn what you want and do it when it works best for you!  Our private and semi-private lessons allow you to create a program tailored to your specific interests, needs or skill level.  All technical equipment is provided, including shoes.

Adaptive Private Lessons:
For youth and adults, these 45 min lessons will help participants explore possibilites on the climbing and bouldering walls.   Participants climb one-on -one with an instructor with experience working with participants with mental and physical disabilities.  Can be set up as a single day program or as a series.
Includes: Adaptive climbing equipment, shoes


To set up a private lesson please email Ashley and Nick at climb@ucalgary.ca  with the following information;

• Your name and contact information
• Skills you are interested in learning
• Length of lesson
• 2 potential Dates and times that work for you
• Instructor preferences (male/female, specific instructors..)