Climbing Classes

Spring Break Climbing Camp

Ages 5-12

Staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) in a fun, safe environment. All kids need to bring is a sack lunch and lots of energy. Gear included.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/27-30 Days: M Tu W Th Time: 9am-12pm Price: $65 IDIn-district / $78 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13233 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/27-30 Days: M Tu W Th Time: 1-4pm Price: $65 IDIn-district / $78 ODOut-of-district Class #: N/A Online Registration: Register

Kids’ Climbing Drop-in

Ages 3-17

For new and beginning climbers. Staff and volunteers take the ropes and help kids climb (and slackline!) in this fun, safe environment. In order to ensure a safe and fun climbing experience, newly arriving climbers will be assisted every 15 minutes beginning at 4 p.m. Gear included. No climbing 1/16, 2/20, 3/2.

Climbing Calendar

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Ongoing Days: M Th Time: 4-6pm Price: $6 Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in

Women on the Wall

Ages 18+

Join us the first Friday of the month for a women’s-only clinic on basic climbing technique. Gear included. Advance registration required.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/6 Days: F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $8 IDIn-district / $10 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13529 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/3 Days: F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $8 IDIn-district / $10 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13530 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/7 Days: F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $8 IDIn-district / $10 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13531 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/5 Days: F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $8 IDIn-district / $10 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13532 Online Registration: Register

Vertical Explorers

Ages 5-13

Staff and volunteers take the ropes and help kids climb and slackline in this fun, safe environment. Kids learn to use a climbing harness and how to tie knots as they scale the wall. Gear included. Advance registration required. No class 5/6.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/22-5/13 Days: Sa Time: 1:30PM-3PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13231 Online Registration: Register

My First Sports: Climbing

Ages 3-5

Introduce kids to the fun, gravity-defying world of climbing. They’ll build confidence, balance and strength as they learn to use a climbing harness, boulder and top rope safety, and how to solve problems, all under the guidance of our skilled, kid-friendly instructors. All participants receive a medal. Gear included. Parent participation required.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/7-1/28 Days: Sa Time: 10AM-11AM Price: $35 IDIn-district / $42 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13065 Online Registration: Canceled
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/3-2/17 Days: F Time: 10AM-11AM Price: $35 IDIn-district / $42 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13066 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/22-5/13 Days: Sa Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $35 IDIn-district / $42 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13230 Online Registration: Register

Climbing Mini Clinics

Ages 18+

Join us the second Wednesday of the month for a short tutorial on a variety of climbing tips and techniques. Advance registration strongly encouraged.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/11: Basic Climbing Techniques Days: W Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: $7 IDIn-district / $8 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13525 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/8: Basic Top Rope Anchors Days: W Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: $7 IDIn-district / $8 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13527 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/8: Knots and Hitches for Climbers Days: W Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: $7 IDIn-district / $8 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13526 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/5: Yoga Basics for Climbers Days: W Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: $7 IDIn-district / $8 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13528 Online Registration: Register

Group Climbing Lessons

Ages 18+

Designed for families and small groups this one hour class provides an introduction to proper use of climbing gear, basic knots, climbing commands and how to work the ropes and auto belays. Fee includes belay lesson, gear and a return visit. Fee is for two climbers; additional climbers $10/person. Advance registration required.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/8 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 12902 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/22 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 12903 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/29 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 12904 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 12905 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/12 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13545 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/26 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13546 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/19 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13547 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/26 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13548 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/2 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13549 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/23 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13550 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/30 Days: Su Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $30 IDIn-district / $36 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13551 Online Registration: Register

Climb On!

Ages 40+

Learn basic climbing skills in a small class setting.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/14-4/21 Days: F Time: 6PM-7:30PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13515 Online Registration: Register

Begining Climbing

Ages 5-14

Learn basic climbing skills through a variety of games and activities in a small-class setting. Advance registration required. Gear included.

Location: Bob Keefer Center

This class expired on February 13, 2017

Family/Group Climbing Lesson

Designed for families and small groups, this one-hour class provides an introduction to proper use of climbing gear, basic knots, climbing commands and how to work the ropes and auto belays.

Fee includes belay lesson, gear and a return visit. Fee is for two climbers; additional climbers $10/person. Advance registration required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 18, 2016

Women on the Wall

Ages 18+

Join us the first Friday of the month for a women’s-only clinic on basic climbing technique. Gear included. Advance registration strongly encouraged.

Fee is $8 for Willamalane Center members, $10 for nonmembers.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 2, 2016

Winter Climbing Camp

Ages 5-12

In this three-day camp, staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) in a fun, safe environment. All kids need to bring is a sack lunch and lots of energy. Gear included.

Location: Bob Keefer Center

This class expired on December 29, 2016

Vertical Explorers

Ages 3-13

Staff and volunteers take the ropes and help kids climb and slackline in this fun, safe environment. Kids learn to use a climbing harness and how to tie knots as they scale the wall. Gear included. Advance registration required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 17, 2016

My First Sports: Climbing

Ages 3-6

Introduce kids to the fun, gravity-defying world of climbing. They’ll build confidence, balance and strength as they learn to use a climbing harness, boulder and top rope safety, and how to solve problems, all under the guidance of our skilled, kid-friendly instructors. All participants receive a medal. Gear included. Parent participation required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 16, 2016

Climbing Mini Clinics

Ages 14+

Join us the second Wednesday of the month for a short tutorial on a variety of climbing tips and techniques. Advance registration strongly encouraged.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 14, 2016

Group Climbing Lesson

Ages 18+

Designed for families and small groups, this one-hour class provides an introduction to proper use of climbing gear, basic knots, climbing commands and how to work the ropes and auto belays. Fee includes belay lesson, gear and a return visit. Fee is for two climbers; additional climbers $10/person. Advance registration required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on September 11, 2016

Beginning Climbing

Ages 5-14

Learn basic climbing skills through a variety of games and activities in a small-class setting. Advance registration required. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on October 15, 2016

1, 2, 3 Climb Membership Pass

Instructor adjusts climbing harness on girl

It’s as easy as 1-2-3! Beginning climbers learn to belay and study footwork, balance and efficient movement on the wall. Gear included. Includes one-month membership to Willamalane Center and three climbing classes.

  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: Dates: N/A Days: N/A Time: N/A Price: $45 IDIn-district / $55 ODOut-of-district Class #: N/A Online Registration: Register

Cliffhangers

Ages 5-12

Cliffhangers is a fun, play-based class for kids who enjoy climbing and want to develop and enhance their skills. This class encourages elementary school-aged kids to participate in climbing challenges, to learn technical climbing skills and to practice teamwork, communication and peer support. To ensure individualized attention and exceptional instruction, classes are limited to eight students per day. Limited drop-in space available. Drop-ins are $10 per climber. No class 7/4.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 29, 2016

Climbing 101

Ages 6-16

Our expert staff teach the basics of belaying, bouldering, slacklining and safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on July 29, 2016

Vertical Explorers

Ages 5-13

Staff and volunteers take the ropes and help kids climb and slackline in this fun, safe environment. Kids learn to use a climbing harness and how to tie knots as they scale the wall. Gear included. Advance registration required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 27, 2016

Outdoor Climber Primer

Ages 18+

Learn what you need to know to step into the great outdoors. This class is held at Willamalane Center’s indoor climbing wall and will teach the basics of rappelling, building and cleaning basic anchors and lowering from a climb. This hands on class will require some basic climbing but will not focus on climbing movement. Prior belay certification required. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on May 14, 2016

My First Sports: Climbing

Ages 3-6

Introduces kids to the fun, gravity-defying world of climbing. They’ll build confidence, balance and strength as they learn to use a climbing harness, boulder and top rope safety, and how to solve problems, all under the guidance of our skilled, kid-friendly instructors. All participants receive a medal. Gear included. Parent participation required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 19, 2016

Beginner Climbing

Ages 5-14

Learn basic climbing skills through a variety of games and activities in a small-class setting. Advance registration required. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on July 28, 2016

ROCKreation Camp

Ages 5-11

CANCELED • This blend of climbing and traditional camp activities such as dodgeball and arts and crafts is perfect for new climbers. Staff and volunteers teach kids climbing basics through games and challenges. All kids need to bring is a sack lunch and lots of energy. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 11, 2016

Climbing Skills Camp

Ages 5-13

Advance through a progression of skills in a small class setting that allows for more individualized instruction. Advance registration required. Participants need to have completed Beginner Climbing or have instructor approval prior to registration. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 25, 2016

Summer Climbing Camp

Ages 5-11

In this three-day camp, staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) in a fun, safe environment. All kids need to bring is a sack lunch and lots of energy. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 25, 2016

Vertical Explorers

Ages 3-12

Staff and volunteers take the ropes and help kids climb and slackline in this fun, safe environment. Kids learn to use a climbing harness and how to tie knots as they scale the wall. Gear included. Advance registration required. No class 2/13, 4/16.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on April 30, 2016

Spring Break Climbing Camp

Ages 5-12

In this three-day camp, staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) in a fun, safe environment. All kids need to bring is a sack lunch and lots of energy. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on March 24, 2016

My First Climb

Ages 3-5

Introduces kids to the fun, gravity-defying world of climbing. They’ll build confidence, balance and strength as they learn to use a climbing harness, boulder and top rope safety, and how to solve problems, all under the guidance of our skilled, kid-friendly instructors. All participants receive a medal. Parent participation required. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on April 15, 2016

Intro to Movement

Ages 18+

CANCELLED • Beginning climbers learn the basics of belaying and safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement on rock. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on February 4, 2016

Intermediate Climbing

Ages 5-13

Advance through a progression of skills in a small class setting that allows for individualized instruction. Advance registration required. Participants need to have completed Beginner Climbing or have instructor approval prior to registration. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on April 21, 2016

Climbing 101

Ages 6-16

Our expert staff will teach the basics of belaying, bouldering, slacklining and safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on April 25, 2016

Beginner Climbing

Ages 5-13

Learn basic climbing skills through a variety of games in a small-class setting. Advance registration required. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on February 11, 2016

Winter Break Climbing Camp

Ages 5-11

Staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing in a fun, safe environment. All kids need to bring is a sack lunch and lots of energy. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 23, 2015

Vertical Explorers

Ages 3-12

Staff and volunteers take the ropes and help kids climb and slackline in this fun, safe environment. Kids learn climbing terms, how to use a climbing harness and how to tie knots as they scale the wall. Gear included. Advance registration required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on November 7, 2015

My First Climb

Ages 3-5

Introduces kids to the fun, gravity-defying world of climbing. They’ll build confidence, balance and strength as they learn to use a climbing harness, boulder, and top rope safely, learn climbing terms and problem solve — all under the guidance of our skilled, kid-friendly instructors. All participants receive a medal. Parent participation required.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 18, 2015

Climbing 101

Ages 14+

Beginning climbers learn the basics of belaying and safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement on rock. Gear included.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on December 17, 2015

Bike, Boulder and Brew

Bike to Willamalane Center, present your bike helmet and save $1 off climbing admission between 5 and 7:30 p.m. The bike brigade will leave at 8:30 p.m. for Growler Underground, 521 Main St., to enjoy discounts on food and beverages. Participants must be age 21+ to enter Growler Underground.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on October 31, 2015

Personal Training: Climbing

Private sessions are your chance to fine-tune your skills and improve overall fitness with specific curriculum adjusted to your needs. By appoint for individuals and small groups.

Contact Wayne at wayneb@willamalane.org.

Location: Willamalane Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: By appointment Days: N/A Time: N/A Price: $30/hour Class #: N/A Online Registration: wayneb@willamalane.org

Summer Climbing Camp

Ages 5-12

In this three-day camp, staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) in a fun, safe environment. Kids should bring a sack lunch and lots of energy.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 20, 2015

Rockstar

Ages 11-14

Beginner and intermediate climbers learn safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement on rock. No class 6/23.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on September 1, 2015

Intermediate Climbing

Ages 5-13

The class will follow a progression of skills and is designed to be flexible. Small class sizes allow the class to meet the skill level of each climber. Participants need to have completed Beginner Climbing or have instructor approval.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 24, 2015

Climbing 201

Ages 14+

Climbers learn advanced movement and technique to help complete new levels of routes. Get better through body positioning, precise footwork and proper technique to get to the top with style. No class 7/23.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on September 28, 2015

Climbing 101

Ages 14+

Beginning climbers learn the basics of belaying and safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement on rock.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on August 24, 2015

Beginner Climbing

Ages 5-13

Learn basic climbing skills through games and other climbing activities.

Location: Willamalane Center

This class expired on July 27, 2015

Kids’ Climbing Club

Ages 3-17

Please see Kids’ Climbing Drop-in

Climbing Calendar

Location: Willamalane Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Ongoing Days: M Th Time: 4-6pm Price: $6 drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in

The Ascenders Climbing Club

Ages 12-17

Experienced coaches and volunteers lend their expertise to young climbers who want to take their climbing to the next level. Expert staff each tips and tricks for climbing, bouldering and slack lining.

Climbing Calendar

Location: Willamalane Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Every Days: W Time: 6-7:30pm Price: $6 Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in

Belay Lesson

For new climbers. Drop in during any Open Climb times. Learn to work the ropes or refresh your skills.

Hours are subject to change. No climbing 12/11, 13, 24-25; 1/1, 2, 16-18; 2/13-15, 25-28; 3/3-6, 12, 19, 20.

Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.
Fridays, 5-9 p.m.*
Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

* 5-7 p.m. 1/8, 22; 2/19; 3/11; 4/15

Climbing Calendar

Location: Willamalane Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: See Open Climb hours Days: N/A Time: N/A Price: See Willamalane Center membership rates/drop-in fees Class #: N/A Online Registration: 541-736-4544