Our clubs and team are a fun way for young climbers to learn climbing and build community. Instruction is personalized to each person.
Climbing is naturally a social sport that offers something for each athlete. The emphasis on a supportive community and healthy communication serves to build a positive environment for our club and team member.
Self motivation and team encouragement
Increased desire to excel and developed willpower
Improvement of balance, flexibility and strength through aimed training
Climbing teaches us to know our limits and expand them
Clear communication skills with climbing partners
Develops movement and the language of climbing
Develops values such as solidarity, cooperation, respect and inclusiveness
Improved mental abilities including visualization, memorization and coordination
Promotes character formation and integration into a community of fellow climbers
6 - 9 Years Old
The Recreation Team program is designed for athletes ages 6-9 to explore the sport, practice movement, and learn the language of climbing in a non-competitive environment.
Our coaching team will guide the Recreation Team through games and exercises that teach technique, build good habits and familiarize the athletes with the culture of climbing.
10 - 14 years old
The Development Team program is designed for athletes ages 10-14 to help them move from the “beginner” to “intermediate” phase of their climbing careers. The program is focused on adding finesse to technique, introducing technical skills like top rope belay, and preparing athletes for Competition Team tryouts and/or the next phase of their climbing careers.
Our coaching team will guide the Development Team through exercises that enhance technique, build strength and condition athletes, as well as working with athletes and their families to develop a training plan aimed at progression and sustainable climbing futures.
8 - 18 Years Old
The Competition Team program is designed to prepare athletes ages 8-18 for competitive bouldering, sport and speed climbing at USA Climbing events. The program is focused on developing advanced techniques, mastering technical skills and training to get strong, climb hard and win competitions. Our coaching team will guide the Competition Team through warm-ups, exercises, drills, projects and training programs that are aimed at continuous progression and success in competition.
YOUTH PROGRAM SCHEDULE
Our club and team is lead by experienced and passionate climbing coaches, dedicated to getting young climbers motivated while helping them to adopt beneficial training habits and techniques. We strive to make sure that our club and team members not only have fun, but can also grow to compete at the highest levels.