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Academy Tykes (Ages 4 to 7)

Academy Tykes is designed to focus primarily on the ABC's (Agility, Balance and Control) of gross motor development. Participants will learn about physical coordination and body awareness through age and height appropriate climbing games and activities.

Weekly activities explore new movements and skills through organized play and help build physical confidence and social skills in a safe environment. 

Tykes Intro has a very low participant to coach ratio and is designed for youth who are new to the sport of climbing. 

Tykes Rock has a low participant to coach ratio and is designed for youth with previous climbing experience.

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Academy Start (ages 8 to 13)

Let the fun begin! Academy Start is all about getting new climbers on the wall as much as possible. 

Our coaches introduce students to different types of holds and explore movement techniques through fun games and activities. By engaging and supporting students in exciting challenges, we encourage teamwork and sportsmanship for new climbers of all ages.

Participant to coach ratio is low to ensure new climbers get the most out of each lesson.

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Academy Plus (ages 8 to 13)

Academy Plus focuses on learning new climbing techniques and gaining more physical control on the wall. Students will also learn to belay and demonstrate high levels of safety and etiquette when climbing. 

New challenges will be explored and confidence gained through supportive teamwork and a variety of games and exercises. 

Participants are supported by coaches in a more self-directed curriculum, building skills of initiative and taking ownership for their learning.

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Varsity Climbing Club is a weekly group of teenage climbers looking to engage with new friends through an exciting sport. Our coaches will climb with participants and help ensure a positive atmosphere. A little bit of training, expanding skills, pushing themselves, and sometimes goofing off and good laughs come together to create a strong community bond.

Cost: Free with membership, day pass or punch card. 

Rental gear available (NOT included).

Competitive Team Coaching

Prep (Ages 8 to 14)

Prep Team (Youth D to B) is a climbing program designed for youth who are interested in exploring what competition climbing is about. 

Team (ages 10 to 18)

Team CR (Youth C to Jr) is a climbing program for youth dedicated to training for competition. 

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Any other questions?

If our website hasn't answered all your youth climbing questions, get in touch with our living, breathing staff via our contact page.