Youth Programs

Climb4Life

The Climb4Life youth development program and its courses is to support our young climbers at all stages of their athletic development.

Learn more about Climb4Life

Except GECKOS, all programs have started. Registration will open in December 2020 for winter sessions starting January 2021.

If there is no registration link, sign up to our wait lists and our staff will contact you if there are any openings.

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
  • This course is offered at both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms!

Prerequisites

None

Coquitlam – Fall 2020 sessions

  • Monthly
  • Saturdays 10:15am-11:45am
  • Sundays 10:15am-11:45am
Register for Coquitlam

North Vancouver – Fall 2020 sessions

  • Monthly
  • Mondays 4:15pm-5:45pm
  • Fridays 4:15pm-5:45pm
  • Saturdays 10:15am-11:45am
Register for North Van

Sign up to our waitlist

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
  • This course is offered at both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms!

Prerequisites
None

Coquitlam – Fall 2020 sessions

  • Sundays 8:45am-10:15am / 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Wednesdays 4:15pm-5:45pm / 6:15pm-7:45pm
  • Fridays 4:15pm-5:45pm / 6:15pm-7:45pm

North Vancouver – Fall 2020 sessions

  • Tuesdays 4:15-5:45pm / 6:15pm-7:45pm
  • Thursdays 4:15pm-5:45pm / 6:15pm-7:45pm

All programs have started. Registration will open in December 2020 for winter sessions starting January 2021.

Sign up to our waitlist

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

  • Ages: 10-12 years old
  • Program Period: 12 weeks, once per week for 2 hours
  • This course is offered at both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms!

Prerequisites
At minimum completion of two terms of Spiders in the last 9 months, and then with coach recommendation.

Coquitlam

  • Times/dates for Fall 2020 sessions will be available at the end of July

North Vancouver

  • Times/dates for Fall 2020 sessions will be available at the end of July

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

Ages 13-19

$255

Training for personal enjoyment and growth for athletes who don’t wish to compete. 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: 13-19 years old
  • Program Period: 10 weeks, once per week for 2 hours (pricing is based on attending 8 of 10 classes)
  • This course is offered at both North Vancouver and Coquitlam gyms!
  • Please note that the days paid for do not roll over term after term.

Prerequisites
Completion of MONKEYS (previously FUNdamentals 2) OR Teen Intro.

Coquitlam – Fall 2020 sessions

  • Saturday 4-6pm
  • Sunday 4-6pm

North Vancouver – Fall 2020 sessions

  • Tuesday 6-8pm
  • Friday 4-6pm

All programs have started. Registration will open in December 2020 for winter sessions starting January 2021.

Sign up to our waitlist

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.

Coquitlam

  • Fall 2020 sessions: Thursday 4-6pm and Sunday 9-11am

North Vancouver

  • There will be no sessions until January 2021.

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

All programs have started. Registration will open in December 2020 for winter sessions starting January 2021.

Sign up to our waitlist

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

Sign up to our waitlist

Cancellation Policy

Guests are able to receive a full refund for their course/program up to 1 week prior to the start date of the program. If it is less than 7 days, and more than 48 hours, they can receive a 50% refund. If it is less than 48 hours, no refund is possible but 50% of the course fee can be credited to their account to use for future use. No refunds will be given after a course or program begins. Exceptions for doctor’s note due to illness or injury.

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