Climbing Clinics

8 Jan 2018 – 14 May 2018

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Ages: 14 years and up
3-Hour Clinics: Thursdays; $35 Early Registration ($45 late registration)
2-Hour Clinics: Thursdays; $25 Early Registration ($35 late registration)
1-Hour Clinics: Mondays; $15 Early Registration ($20 late registration)
Location: Carbondale Recreation and Community Center Climbing Wall
Min/Max: 4/8
Registration Deadline: Must register one week prior in order to receive early registration discount

Must have current Climbing Wall Waiver on file at the CRCC.  Some clinics also require participants to be Level 2 certified at the CRCC–these certifications happen every Wednesday from 5:30-8:30pm and are included in any day drop-in or membership.

Top-Rope Climbing and Belay Clinic: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14 (5:30-6:30pm)
Learning to climb on top-rope is a great way to step into the vertical world of rock climbing, and is a fun way for climbers of all levels to practice technique and gain confidence on the wall. This course will teach you what you need to know to safely climb on top-rope and belay a top-rope climber, or serve as a refresher if you’re looking to solidify your knowledge.

Intro to Rock Climbing for Ladies:  January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 (6-8pm)
Learn the basics of rock climbing and meet a supportive community of other like-minded ladies to climb with!  Topics include: top rope belaying, climbing technique, safety protocols, and fun activities to get practice and make friends.  Receive Level 2 certification through this class.

Indoor Lead Climbing Certification Clinic: January 18, March 15  (6-9pm)
Learn or refresh your knowledge on lead climbing, lead belaying, and build confidence through practice indoors. Must be Level 2 certified.

Anchor Building and Cleaning Clinic: February 15, April 26 (6-8pm)
Learn and practice several methods of building rock climbing anchors, when to use them, and several methods for cleaning the anchor to retrieve your gear.  Be a better, more knowledgeable climber and partner with this information!  Must be Level 2 certified.