Programs

We offer a wide variety of programs for all age groups and skill levels. To confirm your spot in any of our programs is simple and takes only a couple of minutes:

  1. Scroll through the list below or use the options on the left to find a program that’s right for you.
  2. Select your preferred location from the drop down list
  3. Click on “Book Now” and complete our online registration form
  4. Within a few minutes you should receive an email confirming your registration. That’s it.

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Drop-In Climbing

Come in and climb anytime in our large ropeless bouldering areas or use our auto-belays that let you climb to the top without a partner. These are both great ways to try climbing for adults and kids ages 6 and up. We offer enough variety for the beginner to have fun and for the expert to stay interested. No experience required.

Cost: Facility Day Pass and Rentals if necessary.

Bouldering

Come in and climb anytime in our large bouldering area. We offer enough variety for the beginner to have fun and for the expert to stay interested. No experience required.

Cost: Facility Day Pass and Rentals if necessary.

 

Summer Camps

Register for a CCC Summer Camp. We offer week-long camps for ages 4-14. These camps are available during the summer months.

Participants will climb and learn with our instructors in a fun and challenging setting. We are climbers, it’s who we are, what we do and we’d love the chance to share our passion for this sport.

We offer half day and full day camps at all locations. No experience required.

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First Step Beginner Lesson

Give climbing a try! If you’re interested in climbing but don’t know where to start, we can show you the ropes (so to speak). This two-hour class is highly recommended and will teach you the basic skills required to top-rope climb and belay. Learn how to put on your harness, tie the proper knots and manage the rope belay systems. If we’ve done our job, you might just catch the climbing bug yourself!

Cost: $40.00 or FREE with purchase of a one month pass.* All equipment and post lesson belay check included.

Time: This 2 hour lesson is available many times a week at all locations.

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Family Beginner Lesson

Families that climb together, stay together. Right? Similar to a regular beginner lesson, this 2-hour class focuses on ensuring that both children and parents feel comfortable climbing as a team. Adults and children 9 and up will learn how to belay each other. Children 6 and older will learn how to put on their harness, tie their knot and check their belayer. No experience required.

Cost: $35.00/person. Minimum of 2 participants per Family. All equipment included (please bring clean athletic shoes).

Time: You must pre-register. Classes typically run on weekend afternoons.

Offered at:

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Kids Climb

Welcome to our world. Have your kids tried climbing yet? If they (or you) aren’t ready to commit to a pre-registered class, drop in any Saturday morning and watch them reach new heights. Intended for 4-14-year-olds, enthusiastic staff will open your child’s eyes to this tremendous sport and maybe even spark a lifelong obsession. No experience required.

This program is only available at the Chinook and Stronghold location

Cost: $25/child. All equipment included (please bring clean athletic shoes and participants MUST have a completed waiver form).

Time: This is a first come, first served, drop-in service.

Every Saturday 10am – 12pm at Chinook

Every Sunday 10am – 12pm at Stronghold

Nanos

Designed for climbers aged 6 to 8, Nanos introduces kids to the amazing sport of climbing while building their confidence through activities and games. Our goal is to create a positive, social environment that makes the physical challenge of climbing fun and rewarding. No experience required.

Cost: $80.00. Must pre-register. Harness Rental included (please bring clean athletic shoes).

Time: 1.5 hrs for 4 weeks. Available every month.

Offered at:

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Junior Club

The Junior Club, for ages 9 to 14, is an exciting introduction to our structured youth programs. Clubs meet once a week for challenging sessions of climbing in an inclusive environment. Knowledgeable staff teach critical skills while encouraging camaraderie among club members.

Cost: $80.00/month. Equipment not included. You can purchase or rent before each session.

Time: 2 hrs per week for 4 weeks. Available every month.

Participants MUST know how to toprope belay and tie in. We offer 1 hour pre-club lessons for new participants.

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Birthday Group (1 Hr)

Having a birthday party at the Calgary Climbing Centre is a great way to celebrate! Our Parties are fun for all ages. Our staff will take care of everything. Participants get to climb and have fun. You can plan to Challenge yourself, race your friends up the wall and try lots of different walls. With over 40 different walls to climb on there are nearly endless options for your birthday adventures.
You’ll have a great time!

Our 4:1 climber/staff ratio is the best in the city, which means everyone gets in more than enough climbing to work up an appetite for cake.

This 1 hour option is best for ages 5 and up.

Cost: $17.00 / per person

All participants need a completed waiver form and clean shoes.
Our party room is available for the 45 minutes after your climbing at a cost of $25.
This option is only available at the Chinook and Stronghold locations. All parties at the Hanger location are booked in our NEW ClimbPark area via the ClimbPark Group link.

Offered at:

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Birthday Group (1.5 Hrs)

This 1.5 hour option is best for ages 6 and up.

Cost: $21.00 / per person

All participants need a completed waiver form and clean shoes.
Our party room is available for the 45 minutes after your climbing at a cost of $25.
This option is only available at the Chinook and Stronghold locations. All parties at the Hanger location are booked in our NEW ClimbPark area via the ClimbPark Group link.

Offered at:

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Birthday Group (2 Hrs)

This 2 hour option is best for ages 9 and up.

Cost: $25.00 / per person

All participants need a completed waiver form and clean shoes.
Our party room is available for the 45 minutes after your climbing at a cost of $25.
This option is only available at the Chinook and Stronghold locations. All parties at the Hanger location are booked in our NEW ClimbPark area via the ClimbPark Group link.

Offered at:

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Development Youth Teams

The Elite,Development and Sport team programs are designed for athletes who want to get more serious about climbing but aren’t quite ready to compete. Aimed at ages 9-18, teams meet twice per week and train with two dedicated, experienced coaches. Our goal is to introduce young climbers to the team training environment, commitment and competition.

Details: Tryouts held every September. For more information and to register for tryouts follow this link: http://www.calgaryclimbing.com/events/ccc-youth-teams/

Email for more info: simon@calgaryclimbing.com

Elite Competitive Youth Team

The Climbing Centre is proud to support its very own Competitive Youth Team. Competitions are mandatory, and dedicated coaches train team members for high performance local, national and international competitions.

Details: Tryouts held every September. For more information and to register for tryouts follow this link: http://www.calgaryclimbing.com/events/ccc-youth-teams/

Email for more info: simon@calgaryclimbing.com

Lead Climbing Lesson

Now that you are getting good at the climbing basics, the next progressive step is to learn how to lead. This 3-hour course teaches you skills and concepts required to safely lead climb and lead belay indoors. Say goodbye to your old friends. You’ll never want to leave the gym!

Cost: $99.00. Rentals not included.

Book online.

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Building the Basics Technique Class

Climbing is the ultimate full-body workout that we want you to enjoy for years to come. Learn proper technique in order to improve more quickly and to avoid chronic injury. In this 4-week class, we will teach you where, how and why to apply various climbing techniques as well as skills such as resting on the wall, back stepping, foot placements and body positioning. You will be amazed at how quickly you can improve with a few helpful pointers.

Cost: $109.00. Rentals not included.

Details: 2-hour class for 4 weeks. Participants must know how to toprope belay before taking this class.

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Women on Walls Technique Class

Ladies, try the class specifically crafted for the female physique. This 4-week program will leave you feeling more confident and knowledgeable about how to use your build to your advantage on the wall. Sorry guys, go find another class. This is a popular program, so please call and book ahead.

Cost: $109.00. Equipment Rentals not included.

Details: Participants need to know how to toprope belay before taking this class.

Book online

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Adult Development Teams

The Adult Development Team blends technical training with regimented strength and conditioning routines. Work with a coach to correct technical errors and build the strength you need to improve performance on your projects. Intense efforts in both bouldering and sport climbing will be explored as participants cycle through technique, conditioning, endurance, strength, power and stamina phases. Sign up now and see how coaching can transform your climbing!

Cost: $125 / 4 weeks with 8 sessions. Day Pass not included.

Details: Prerequisites – Toprope Belay and climbing C3 or 5.10

These training groups are in huge demand. Please email or call your location of choice to put your name on the waiting list. Currently Hanger and Chinook have a waiting list system.

Offered at:

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Private Instruction

Enjoy some alone time with your wall. Our experienced instructors can help you get a better grip on challenging techniques or topics in a focused session designed just for you.

Cost: $40.00/hour for one person. Add a second person for and additional $25/hour.

Equipment Rentals and Day Pass not included after your lesson.

Book online or call your location of choice for more options. At this time, only the CCC Hanger let’s you book private lessons online.

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Competitive Adult AM Team

This small adult team is hand picked to train, compete and help develop training for athletic development within the Calgary Climbing Centre community.

AM TEAM Minimum Guidelines: Must compete (All CCC competitions, 4 competition minimum). Must climb 5.11a or higher and boulder C3 (Men and Women)

Tryouts are usually held each summer for the following fall/winter competition season.

Email simon@calgaryclimbing.com for more info.

Competitive Adult Pro Team

This small team of elite climbers are hand-picked to train together and compete.

PRO TEAM minimum guidelines: Must complete All CCC comps, 4 comp minimum. Must climb 5.12a or higher and boulder C4 (Men and Women).

Tryouts are usually held each summer for the following fall/winter competition season.

Email simon@calgaryclimbing.com for more info.