Climbing walls and towers are open for use during normal facility hours for recreational bouldering or belay-certified climbing. Belay classes are offered, and we will supply all the gear you will need whenever you feel the urge to leave the ground!
Belay Certification (ages 11+). Members receive belay certification after completing a 2-4 hour class and passing a retention check.
Climbing Wall Class (ages 4 & up). Learn the basics of climbing or progress to advanced climbing techniques through a variety of classes and levels.
Family Climbing Classes (ages 4 & up). Parents and children can work side by side as they learn the basics of climbing or progress to advanced climbing techniques.
Auto Belay Certification (ages 11 & up). NEW auto belay systems allow you to belay yourself. Training and certifications available.
Climbing Academy: Reach the next level as you improve technique, endurance, flexibility and balance through competitions and outdoor climbs.
Contact the Climbing Coordinator at your Y location for details.
Climbing Competitions: Battle it out for points and fastest times with YMCA climbing wall and/or bouldering competitions and outdoor climbs. Open to all skill levels.
View events page for upcoming competitions