Youth Climbing

Geckos

This beginner play-based program introduces young climbers-to-be to the vertical world. Kids 4-6 years old will build confidence and physical literacy skills through bouldering games. Our kid-oriented instructors teach safety and emphasize making climbing FUN! All lessons are on the bouldering wall except one day on the climbing wall (instructors belaying). No experience required. Includes equipment, child-oriented instruction.

Mountain Kids

This beginner climbing series will get kids 7-10 years old excited to be active and explore their limits! Learn to belay and develop fundamental movement skills through play-based top rope climbing and bouldering. 

We are unable to accomodate climbers that under 7 years old in this program.

No experience required. Includes equipment, child-oriented instruction.

Youth Climbing Club

Develop body awareness, coordination and strength—and have tons of fun! In this introductory series, youth 11-14 years old attend weekly sessions with our dedicated coaches who teach key skills for climbing and belaying safely. No experience required. Includes instructor and climbing equipment.

Teen Climbing Club

Love climbing and ready to learn more? This program offers a fun, social environment to develop climbing skills through top-rope climbing, bouldering, rappelling, and more. Our instructors incorporate body position and foot placement as well as, warm-ups and stretching into the sessions to increase fitness and build awareness around injury prevention.  

Includes instructor, equipment.
Prerequisite: comfortable belaying and eager to push yourself on the wall.

 

Youth Adapted Climbing

These programs are not currently being offered.
If you are interested in being contacted when we are able to run adapted climbing programs again please email outkids@ucalgary.ca