Have you ever wanted to try rock climbing? Come to the YMCA and learn how!
Whether you are looking to try out the sport for the first time or are a seasoned climber, our belay certified rock wall staff will help you reach the top!
Please Note: All members and guests must sign an additional climbing wall waiver prior to using the wall; climbers 4-17 will need to have a parent or legal guardian sign on their behalf.
CLIMB ON: Youth Rock Climbing Classes (Ages 5-10)
Youth will be introduced to the sport of climbing and will be taught proper climbing technique and basic commands by our rock wall instructors. Back-up belaying, knot tying, traversing, bouldering, and following big wall routes are just the beginning for these young climbers!
Day/Time: Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Fall I: September 12 - October 17
Fall II: October 24 - December 5
Cost: Y Member:$55 |Community: $87
Private Rock Climbing Lessons
Sign yourself, your kids, or your entire family up for one-on-one instruction with our trained rock wall staff. Learn to tie climbing knots, handle belay devices, utilize proper climbing technique, and more! Individual, partner, parent/child, and family sessions available. Contact Emily Ranta at email@example.com for more information.
Private Lesson Cost:
- 1 person = $25/hr
- 2 people = $30/hr
- 3 people = $35/hr
- 4 people = $40/hr
FREE OPEN CLIMBING AT THE YMCA (ages 4+)
Open Climb is staffed by trained rock wall staff who are available to belay climbers as well as help new climbers have a fun and safe climbing experience. Please wear closed toe shoes with a secure heal. Harnesses and helmets are provided. Free to Duluth & Superior Y Members, available to the community with a Day Pass purchase.
Current Schedule (Change “Area” field to Rock Wall and click “Print Schedule” to show upcoming week)