Belay Test and Orientation

In Gym Orientation and Belay Test
5:00-9:00pm Mon-Friday
noon to 6pm Sat and Sunday


In the orientation you will be become familiar with the Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall, potential hazards and the Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall Safety Code.

You will be asked to fill out a waiver; This is a legal document - it is your responsibility to read and understand everything in it and by signing you are giving up certain rights, including the right to sue. It will outline some of the risk and hazards of climbing, if you have any questions about this waiver, please bring to your lawyer for counseling before signing.

To pass the Belay Test you must successful demonstration your ability to;
  • Put a harness on
  • Tie the Figure 8 follow through knot
  • Belay with a ATC or Gri-Gri
  • Correct belay motions
  • Catch a planned and surprise fall
  • Lower a climber
  • Communicate with your  climbing partner
  • Actively demonstrate safety checks
You must have a partner to take the belay test with.  There is no teaching or instruction provided in this test; It is pass or Fail. If an Outdoor Centre staff member has reason to believe you received any instruction less than 24 hours prior to taking this exam they have the right to refuse administering the Belay test.


Youth under 14
Must have a parent or legal guardian fill out a Youth Consent Form. Youth under the age of 14 must be directly supervised at all times by a responsible adult with a current belay card and orientation.

Youth 14-18
Must have a parent or legal guardian fill out a Youth Consent Form. Youth 14-18 are permitted to climb unsupervised after successfully completing a In Gym Orientation and Belay Test in the presence of their parent or legal guardian.

Current Offerings

Sorry, we don't have any offerings at the moment.

Past Offerings

Belay Test and Orientation - Jan-Mar 2018
W18OCLO001
Jan 1, 2018 - Apr 8, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Sept-Dec 2017
W18OCLO000
Sep 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Apr 1 - Aug 31 2017
S17OCLO001
Apr 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017
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12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Jan - Mar 2017
W17OCLO001
Jan 1, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Do Not Use - see w17
S16OCLO005
Sep 1, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Sep - Dec 2016
W17OCLO000
Sep 1, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - August 2016
S16OCLO004
Aug 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - July 2016
S16OCLO003
Jul 1, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - June 2016
S16OCLO002
Jun 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - May 2016
S16OCLO001
May 1, 2016 - May 31, 2016
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - March 2016
W16OCLO005
Mar 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2016
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - April 2016
S16OCLO000
Mar 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2016
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - February 2016
W16OCLO004
Feb 1, 2016 - Feb 29, 2016
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - January 2016
W16OCLO003
Jan 1, 2016 - Jan 31, 2016
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - December 2015
W16OCLO002
Dec 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - November 2015
W16OCLO001
Nov 1, 2015 - Nov 30, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - October 2015
W16OCLO007
Oct 1, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - September 2015
S15OCLO006
Sep 1, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - August 2015
S15OCLO005
Aug 1, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - July 2015
S15OCLO004
Jul 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - June 2015
S15OCLO003
Jun 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - May 2015
S15OCLO002
May 1, 2015 - May 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - April 2015
S15OCLO001
Apr 1, 2015 - Apr 30, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - March 2015
W15OCLO006
Mar 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - February 2015
W15OCLO005
Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - January 2015
W15OCLO004
Jan 1, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - December 2014
W15OCLO003
Dec 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - November 2014
W15OCLO002
Nov 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - October 2014
W15OCLO001
Oct 1, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - September 2014
S14OCLO012
Sep 1, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - August 2014
S14OCLO011
Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - July 2014
S14OCLO010
Jul 1, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - June 2014
S14OCLO009
Jun 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - May 2014
S14OCLO008
May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - April 2014
S14OCLO007
Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - March 2014
W14OCLO006
Mar 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Feb 2014
W14OCLO005
Feb 1, 2014 - Feb 28, 2014
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Belay Test and Orientation - Jan 2014
W14OCLO004
Jan 1, 2014 - Jan 31, 2014
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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