Have you ever wanted to try rock climbing? Come to the YMCA and learn how!
Youth, adult, and combo classes are being offered on state of the art climbing and bouldering walls at the Downtown Y. Climbers are introduced to the sport of climbing and are taught proper climbing technique and basic commands by certified instructors. Opportunities to earn belaying certification are available.
See below for climbing classes and open climbing hours.
Please note: All climbers will need to sign an additional climbing wall waiver, climbers under 18 will need to have a parent or legal guardian sign the waiver for them prior to using the wall.
CLIMB ON: Youth Rock Climbing Classes
Youth will be introduced to the sport of climbing and will be taught proper climbing technique and basic commands by our rock wall instructors. Back-up belaying, knot tying, traversing, bouldering, and following big wall routes are just the beginning for these young climbers!
Ages 5 – 9 Tue 5:00 – 6:00 PM OR Thur 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Ages 10 – 15 Tue 6:00 – 7:00 PM OR Thu 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Spring: Apr 18 – May 25
Duluth/Superior Y Member Fee: $47 Community Fee: $75
FREE OPEN CLIMBING AT THE YMCA (ages 5+)
Open climb is staffed by trained rock wall staff who are available to belay climbers as well as help new climbers have a fun and safe climbing experience. Please wear closed toe shoes. Harnesses and helmets are provided. Free to Duluth & Superior Y Members, available to the community with a Day Pass purchase.
2017 Open Climb Hours:
January – May:
*Weekly Open Climb: Monday – Thursday 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
*2nd Friday of the Month: Family Night 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
*4th Saturday of the Month: Open Family Climb 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM