Youth Programs

Ages 6-8

$160

Introductory course combining climbing, activities and games consistent to the development of young climbers with a focus on fun, encouragement and safety. Participants do not learn to belay.

  • Identify types of holds
  • Learn basic footwork
  • Identify climbing routes and problems

Course Details

  • Ages: 6-8 years old
  • Program Period: New registration monthly, once per week for 4 weeks, 1.5 hours session per class

Prerequisites

None

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Ages 7-9

$240

Course combining climbing, activities and games consistent to the development of young climbers with a focus on fun, encouragement and safety. Participants do not learn to belay.

  • Learn the difference between static and dynamic movement
  • Learn to tie the figure-8 knot
  • Begin exploring more challenging climbs and body positioning

Course Details

  • Ages: 7-9 years old
  • Program Period: New registration monthly, once per week for 6 weeks, 1.5 hours session per class

Prerequisites

If child is 7 years of age,  it is required they complete 3 terms of Geckos I prior to enrolling in Geckos II.

If child is 8 or 9, there is no pre-requisite for Geckos II.

Ages 9-12

$295

Take your climbing to new heights! Designed for new climbers, SPIDERS is where young climbers learn climbing basics and top-rope safety skills. This program is designed to be repeatable, with curricula that adjust to athlete skills.

  • Learn to belay
  • Develop safety skills
  • Discover basic movement and technique
  • Understand climbology (climbing terminology)

Course Details

  • Ages: 9-12 years old
  • Program Period: 12 weeks, once per week for 1.5 hours

Prerequisites
None

Ages 10-13

$370

With MONKEYS, continue growing your knowledge, skill and passion building on skills mastered in SPIDERS. Instructors create personalized objectives for each participant. This course can be taken numerous times.

  • Master intermediate movement skills and techniques
  • Climbing training structure (warm-up & conditioning)
  • Introduction to beginner-level movement drills

Course Details

Prerequisites
At coach recommendation, after a minimal completion of two terms of Spiders in the past 9 months.

Inquire
By invitation only. Contact registration@climbbase5.com for more details.

Ages 12-19

$255

Learn at your own pace – Climb Club has no set curriculum and instead fosters a natural exploration of climbing movement and culture. A coach is on hand to provide direction and knowledge in an encouraging environment that fosters fun, fitness and life-long friendships.

Teens lead busy lives—this program is structured around 10 classes with payment covering 8, allowing for flexibility to accommodate busy schedules. Additional days are $19 + gst.

Course Details

  • Ages: 12-19 years old
  • Program Period: 10 weeks, once per week for 2 hours (pricing is based on attending 8 of 10 classes)
  • Please note that the days paid for do not roll over term after term.

Prerequisites
Completion of MONKEYS OR Teen Intro.

Ages 13-19

$460

Enjoy the power that comes with training for personal enjoyment and growth. This course is intended for athletes who would like to continue pursuing personal climbing performance, but who do not wish to compete on a regular basis.

Course Details

  • Ages: 13-19
  • Program Period: 12 weeks, 2x per week
  • This course is offered at both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms!

Prerequisites
Two terms of Monkeys or Climb Club in the last 9 months or equivalent, AND coaches recommendation.

Inquire
By invitation only. Contact registration@climbbase5.com for more details.

Ages 12-16

$69

This 2-hour lesson will teach teens all the required skills for indoor climbing, including: safety practices, proper set-up of equipment, figure-8 knot, verbal commands and rope management. Teens are taught using slightly modified equipment specifically designed for younger/lighter belayers.

Course Details

  • Ages: 12-16 years old
  • Program Period: 1x per week / 2-hours per session
  • This course is offered on an on-demand basis for both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms. If there are no courses available, please sign up to our waitlist. Our instructors will contact you to find a time that works.

Prerequisites
None

Ages 6-12

$155

The sky’s the limit: any obstacle can be overcome. We support equal opportunities to make climbing a sport for anyone. MOVEMENT is for children with physical and cognitive delays.

We recognize the connection between motor skills and acquiring new skills. MOVEMENT offers climbing games and basic instruction tailored to each participant’s needs. We provide the climbing expertise—all you provide is your desire to learn, explore and have fun.

Course Details

  • Ages: 6-12 years old
  • Program Period: 4 weeks on a monthly basis, once per week for 1.25 hours
  • This course is offered on an on-demand basis for both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms. If you’re interested, please sign up to our waitlist. Our instructors will contact you to find a time that works.

Prerequisites
None