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Climbing Programs

Adult Climbing programs are intended for climbers ages 18 and up.  See our Youth Climbing Page for programs for younger climbers.

Climbing Lessons: Intro 
(Ages 16 & Up) - NEW!

Rock climbing is a fantastic sport that involves personal challenge, teamwork, total body fitness and fun. If you want to learn the basics but have never found the right opportunity, now is the time! Join Matt Parker, an American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor, as we learn the basics of equipment, knots, belaying, movement and footwork in this two week class.

Upon completion of this class, participants are eligible to take the top-rope skills assessment to top rope climb at the Rec Center Climbing Wall without staff assistance. All equipment is included for the program. Each participant recieves 3 guest passes to the Recreation Center for future visits or to bring friends to climb with. No prior experience required. Please wear comfortable clothes.  Save 53% off private climbing rates!

Intro to Climbing is scheduled based on interest. To be included in scheduling emails for the next class, please email Matt Parker at mparker@townofbreckenridge.com. You may also email to set up a private class if you have two or more interested parties. Please include "Intro to Climbing" in the subject of your email.
Days: Daily
Times: 12:00-6:00pm
Dates: September 1 - May 31
Fee: $65 , includes 3 guest passes to Recreation Center


Climbing Lessons: Learn to Belay (Ages 16 & Up) - NEW!

Whether you plan on spending next summer climbing outdoors with friends or would like to start adding the full height of our indoor climbing wall to your workout mix, it's time you learned how to belay. Join our experienced and professional staff in this two-hour class as we teach you about the gear involved in roped climbing, how to tie into the rope and how to belay (the act of managing slack in the rope to keep the climber from falling to the ground should they slip). All equipment is included and upon completion of the class, participants are able to return after 24 hours (to assure skills retention) to have their skills assessed for a top-rope pass. No experience is required to participate..  

Learn to Belay is scheduled based on interest. To be included in scheduling emails for the next class, please email Matt Parker at mparker@townofbreckenridge.com. You may also email to set up a private class if you have two or more interested parties. Please include "Learn to Belay" in the subject of your email.
Days: Daily
Times: 12:00-6:00pm
Dates: September 1 - May 31
Fee: $25


Climbing Lessons: Learn to Lead (Ages 16 & Up) - NEW!

Rock climbing is a fantastic sport that involves personal challenge, teamwork, total body fitness and fun. If you want to learn the basics but have never found the right opportunity, now is the time! Join Matt Parker, an American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor, as we learn the basics of equipment, knots, belaying, movement and footwork in this two week class.

Upon completion of this class, participants are eligible to take the top-rope skills assessment to top rope climb at the Rec Center Climbing Wall without staff assistance. All equipment is included for the program. Each participant recieves 3 guest passes to the Recreation Center for future visits or to bring friends to climb with. No prior experience required. Please wear comfortable clothes. 

Learn to Lead is scheduled based on interest. To be included in scheduling emails for the next class, please email Matt Parker at mparker@townofbreckenridge.com. You may also email to set up a private class if you have two or more interested parties. Please include "Learn to Lead" in the subject of your email.
Days: Daily
Times: 12:00-6:00pm
Dates: September 1 - May 31
Fee: $85 , includes 3 guest passes to Recreation Center


Belay Rides/Try-A-Climb 

Try rock climbing today! Let our professional staff handle the technical side while you enjoy the thrill of climbing. Ages 6 and above (including adults), are welcome. All equipment is provided.  Space is limited, so sign up today!  Reservations recommended.  Please contact the Recreation Center Front Desk at 970-453-1734.
Days: Daily
Time: 12:00-6:00pm
Fee: $5 for 5 minutes or $12 for 15 minutes 


Climbing Skills Assessment


Do you already know how to climb? Our staff is available to perform the annual skills assessments required for all climbers in our gym. Bouldering orientations and top rope or lead climbing assessments are available for free. Once you have a pass, you can boulder or top-rope any time the climbing wall is open and space is available. Lead climbing is allowed only when a Climbing Wall Instructor is on duty. If you're just starting out, check out our private lessons for up to 4 people. Please bring a completed Climbing Waiver to your session. Review and update your Active Account with current information. .
Days: Daily
Times: 12:00-6:00pm
Fee: FREE


Private Climbing Lessons


Looking for one-on-one climbing instruction? The sky's the limit on what our professional staff can teach you in this one-hour lesson. For more details or to set up your private climbing lesson at a time that works with your schedule, please call the Recreation Center Front Desk at 970-453-1734.

Please bring a completed Climbing Waiver to your lesson. Participants under 18 years of age must have a Climbing Waiver completed by a parent or legal guardian.
Days: Daily
Time: You Choose! 12:00-6:00pm 
Fee: $25 for 30 minutes or $45 for 1 hour for up to 4 guests

 

Questions?  We can help!
Just call our Programs Division at (970) 453-1734.

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Last updated: 11/18/2014 8:31:45 AM