Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old

Description: Learn the basics of the dynamic sport of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. In this class you'll get an overview of basic rock climbing gear and learn how to put on a climbing harness. You'll then get individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on an indoor climbing wall. We'll also discuss the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided. Responsible adult must accompany the child. This class is for Kids ages 8-12 years old.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Overview of types of rock and the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing
  • Overview of basic climbing equipment
  • Learn how to put on a harness and climb on an indoor rock wall
  • Build your confidence in your climbing skills

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old Information

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Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
5/2/2014 4:00 - 5:30 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old
Saratoga REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 4
Required Legal Form: Climbing Wall (pdf)

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Snacks


  • None

Gear provided by REI:

  • Climbing Helmet
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Shoes