Up, up, up and away! Give your kids the tools they need to climb higher, go faster and get stronger this season with classes at Vertically Inclined Rock Gym! Kids are natural climbers and the expert instructors at Vertically Inclined can help refine their natural abilities and give them the skills they need to become confident rock climbers. Classes at Vertically Inclined are more than just racing up and down the walls – they include games, activities and challenges to keep kids engaged, excited and enthusiastic!
Vertically Inclined Rock Gym semester programs are 1.5 to 3 hour classes (depending on level) that run for 10 weeks. Each participant must have a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian. It’s recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing they can move around in. Socks must be worn in the rental shoes.
Tadpoles (5 – 9 years) – 1.5 hours per week
No previous climbing experience required. Tadpoles learn the basics about climbing equipment, how to tie a climbing knot and all the climbing safety checks, and participate in fun climbing games and challenges!
Treefrogs (10 – 13 years) – 2 hours per week
No previous climbing experience required. Treefrogs learn the basics of rope management (belaying), tying climbing knot, and all the climbing safety checks. They spend a lot of time on the wall and participate in fun climbing games and challenges!
Tadpoles and Bullfrogs (kids 5 – 9 years and their parents) – 1.5 hours per week
A great chance for parents and kids to learn new and exciting skills and spend quality time together in this class that includes climbing, games and activities!
Tadpoles Plus (advanced program for 5 – 9 years) – 1.5 hours per week
This program is for 5-9 year-olds who have completed Tadpoles, or the Junior Treefrogger Summer Camp, and who want to continue climbing and improving their skills.
Tadpoles Training Team (advanced program for 5 – 9 years) – 2 hours per week
This program is for 5-9 year olds who have completed Tadpoles Plus, as well as Tadpoles or the Junior Treefrogger Summer Camp, and have a referral from their instructor. The Tadpoles Training Team is for climbers who want to train and push their climbing skills to new levels.
Treefrogs 2 (advanced program for 10 – 13 years) – 2 hours per week
This program is for 10-13 year olds who have completed Treefrogs, or the Treefrogger Summer Camp, and have a referral from their instructor. The Treefrogs 2 program teaches the skills involved in Lead Climbing and continues to help participants improve their climbing and confidence.
Climbing Club (10+) – 3 hours per week
Pre-requisites for this course are completion of Treefrogs Level I, Treefrogs Level 2 or the Getting Into It Course, as well as an instructor recommendation. Participants will learn the principles and skills involved in Lead Climbing.
Winter 2020 classes begin January 11 and registration is now open!
Vertically Inclined Rock Gym Semester Programs:
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.