Youth Climbing Instruction

Desert Rocks offers youth classes in a small group setting using qualified instructors. Rock climbing classes for children are designed to build technique, strength, and flexibility.

Beginner Class

The focus of our Beginner Climber Class will start out with learning gym rules, proper harness use, and how to tie in using the Figure 8 follow-through knot. The main emphasis in this class will be climbing through fun, games, and social play.

Beginner Class Ages 6 - 9 years
Monday / Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00pm

Rate: $27 members
$55 non-members

Recreation Club

The Recreation Club will be the next level for your climber to naturally progress. The climber will learn gym rules, how to safely tie into their harness, proper belay and communication skills for top roping. The goal is to create a fun community with a focus on climbing technique, developing climbing skills, and some introduction to training for the next levels of climbing.

Recreation Club Ages 7 -12 years
Monday / Wednesday 4:45 - 5:45pm

Rate: $37 members
$65 non-members

Rates are for 8 sessions. $10 drop in fee available.
No experience is necessary to attend Youth Classes. All children under 18 require a waiver signed by parent/legal guardian.