Interested in learning the skills and techniques needed to pass a belay test and climb on your own? Vertical Rock’s Learn the Ropes class is 2 hours of top-notch instruction designed to get you climbing independently of gym staff. Let one of our experienced instructors welcome you into the world of rock climbing and give you a solid head start by teaching you the fundamentals of top-rope rock climbing, as well as how to “tie-in” as a climber and belay safely for your partner.
These skills are the foundation of knowledge required for any future climbing pursuits. In addition to first-rate personal coaching and instruction, you will finish up the class with a period of closely supervised hands-on practice where you will have multiple opportunities to climb and belay for a partner. With instructor approval you will be permitted to continue honing the skills you’ve learned for the remainder of the day so you can confidently pass our top-rope belay test during your next visit. Sign up and “Learn the Ropes” today!
Member Cost: Free!
Non-member Cost: $35
Dates & Times: Mon-Fri 6-8pm | Sundays 3-5pm
Minimum Age: 13
Are you inspired by the dynamic lines and terrain available only to lead climbers? Or maybe you’re intrigued by tales of outdoor adventure and legendary route classics? Many find the added mental and physical challenge of leading to be extremely rewarding. Even if you’re just tired of having a top-rope in your face and want to learn to climb on the “sharp end,” Vertical Rock’s Introduction to Lead Climbing class is for you!
Many climbers are motivated to take their climbing and technical skills to the next level by learning the fundamentals of sport lead climbing. Our one day, 4 hour course of intensive personal instruction will teach you everything you need to know to sport lead safely and proficiently in a gym setting, and is a critical stepping stone for those looking to sport lead outside. You will walk away from this course with the skills and knowledge needed to pass our lead climb/lead belay test, as well as with a significant sense of accomplishment. Become a leader by signing up today!
Member Cost: $45
Non-member Cost: $65
Date: First Wednesday of each month (Reservations for private classes also available at additional cost)
Pre-requisites: VR Top-rope belay certification & ability to comfortably climb 5.9
Minimum Age: 16 (Or prior instructor approval).
Do you know your basics and want to start improving your climbing technique? This class will help! Our instructors will teach you how to climb smoothly and efficiently. This class covers the types of holds and how best to utilize them. Learn how to have better contact with the wall and understand connecting moves within a route during an introduction to body mechanics. This class emphasizes balance and proper footwork as well as how to turn efficiently on the wall. Walk away with a solid understanding of special techniques and climbing procedures to help you scale any mountain, anywhere, and take your climbing to the next level!
Class Schedule: First Monday of every Month – 6:00pm-7:30pm
Members- $ 35.
Non-members – $ 60.
A Friday night of climbing for the kids and a night off for the parents! Bring your kids in every Friday from 7pm to 9pm for a Group Open Climb. Come in and allow your kids to climb while our experienced climbing staff safely belays them up the wall. Class Schedule: Fridays 7:00PM
“Get Rock Ready” This is a 1 Hour physically demanding high intensity group training session, which will help you achieve your goals on the big wall. Expect many bodyweight exercises, unconventional methods of training, and some free weights and kettlebells. No two sessions are alike! Anyone and everyone is welcome! Class Schedule: Tuesdays 7:00pm and Thursdays at 7:00pm
Enjoy flowing, wave-like sequencing built around surya namaskara (sun saluatations). Postures are connected through the breath to cultivate heat, balance, flexibility, strength and endurance. These creative movements will challenge your mind and body and leave you feeling free and uplifted.
Non Members: $18 (Day pass included)
Class Schedule: Monday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
A Beginners Class for all Climbers
Ever wondered if you were actually doing Down Dog correct? Then this is the class for you. A group training session that will allow you to understand the poses and discuss the correct way to perform postures!
Non Members: $18 (Day pass included)
Class Schedule: Thursdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm