Classes & After-school Programs
These programs are designed for climbers of all abilities, from age 4 and up, who want to have fun and improve their skills in a relaxed environment. Classes are organized from a beginner through advanced and includes a gym membership for the duration of the session. For the climber who strives to improve through intense training, our competitive team provides just that. All of our youth climbing teams are coach supervised.
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A class to introduce your child to climbing. Your child will have a chance to develop proper climbing movement, build self- confidence, learn about safety and other exciting aspects of climbing. The skills that your child learns in the gym, like cooperation and communication, will easily translate to his or her everyday life. Your child will be taught in a safe, welcoming, and fun environment, where your child will be able to grow as a climber and get excited about this quickly growing sport.
Stone Runners | 1 hour | Ages 6-8
If your child has little or no climbing experience, but wants to experience all that climbing has to offer, then this is a great class to start with! Under skilled instruction, your child will grow as a climber, learning proper climbing technique, knots, belaying techniques, and many of the other important climbing fundamentals. This is a great introductory class to all of the exciting and meaningful parts of climbing.
A great class for children who want to continue their growth as climbers or to get introduced to this amazing sport. Your child will expand his or her knowledge of proper climbing technique, movement, safety, and belaying, and be introduced to the importance of conditioning and training as a climber. Throughout the class children will continually be challenged and motivated to push themselves to become better climbers.
A great introduction to the world of competitive climbing. Children will learn the necessary skills to develop into more mature climbers. Whether mastering challenging climbs or learning advanced belaying techniques, your child will have the support and opportunity to take his or her climbing to the next level. Students will have the opportunity to compete in regional competitions and make the transition to our Rock Spot climbing team.
Team Rock Spot | 2.5 hours, twice a week | Ages 9 & up
An advanced climbing class that is designed to aid and support the growth of your child as a climber as he or she explores the competitive side of climbing. Climbing is quickly becoming a mainstream competitive sport, recognized by the United States and International Olympic Committee. Through the skilled instruction of our coach, this class will allow children to climb at their highest levels and grow as competitive climbers by attending USA Climbing events. Your child will also learn and develop skills in lead climbing and bouldering and become a more advanced, well-rounded climber.
Team members must join USA Climbing to be ranked and climb competitively. Students will compete in their region throughout the year, with a chance of competing nationally.
A fun non-competitive class for all climbers. Students will build their self-confidence and develop interpersonal skills through teamwork while improving their climbing skills.
Pricing and class schedule are on the registration form below.
The next session is:
September 16 – December 16, 2013.
Contact us now, call us anytime or email:
Rhode Island: youthRI@rockspotclimbing.com