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Introductory climbing programs for children ages 7–14.

Climbing Club


Ages 7–14

YMCA Climbing Club helps youth build confidence on the wall alongside friends. Climbing Club familiarizes beginning climbers with how to tie in, belay team communication, and the process of belay. Ideal for youth interested in joining YMCA Climbing Team who have not yet learned belay or basic climbing knot work.


At a Glance:

  • Offered seasonally
  • Sessions are eight weeks each
    • One 2-hour practice per week (16 hours total)
  • Led by belay-certified instructors
  • Discounts are available for active Y members