Vertical Adventures

Clubs

Climbers’ Club are for those who wish to learn the sport of rock climbing as a recreational pursuit or in combination with another sport. These climbers might later choose to compete, or they may simply focus on becoming the best climber they can. As the climber progresses in ability, the amount of climbing-specific coaching increases to allow each athlete to progress and achieve their goals.

Spring 2017 Climbers’ Club classes begin the week

of  March 13, 2017

 Registration ends February 26. Late fees will be added February 27.

Beginner Climbers’ Club

The Beginner Climbers’ Club is the first step in your athletes journey into climbing. In Beginner Club, all athletes learn the basic fundamentals to help mitigate some of  the risks that can be involved in climbing. The athletes will learn proper gym etiquette along with how to move through the gym and interact with fellow climbers and coaches. All athletes under the age of 12, regardless of previous climbing experience outside of our gym, must take the Beginner Climbers’ Club to ensure that they have attained the necessary base of information to move through our program.

Practices: 90min/week, 9 weeks
Ages: 6-12
Offerings
Monday at 6:30pm
Tuesday at 4:30pm
Saturday at 11am
Sunday at 3pm
Cost: $165, 10% sibling discount
Yearly startup fee: $15, Club T-shirt and processing fees
Late Fee: $15.00 for all registrations after December 19th
Location: VATC, 6295 Busch Blvd. Columbus, OH 43229 map

Register Here for Beginner Climbers’ Club

Intermediate I & II Climbers’ Club

Vertical Adventures is now offer two Intermediate Climbers’ Club. Both levels often take more than one trip through the class to master all they have to offer. Climbing is a lifelong sport and can take years to find a comfort level within the sport. Keep this in mind as your climber makes their way through our program. Rome wasn’t built in a day, same goes for an athletes foundation of knowledge, movement and mental preparedness.

Intermediate I Climbers’ Club

Intermediate I is a place to build on the lessons learned in the Beginner Club. It takes the climbing techniques, the gym etiquette practices and adds to and expands upon the foundation we have built. In this class Level, climbers will begin to develop greater movement and range of motion, while we start to introduce a larger vocabulary.

Practice: 2hr/week, 9 weeks
Ages: 6-18
Offerings
Monday at 4:30pm
Thursday 6:30pm
Saturday at 12:30pm
Sunday at 10:30am
Sunday at 1pm
Cost: $260, 10% sibling discount
Yearly startup fee: $15, Club T-shirt and processing fees
Late Fee: $15.00 for all registrations after December 19th
Location: VATC, 6295 Busch Blvd. Columbus, OH 43229 map
Requirement: Successful completion of Beginner Climbing Club or 13+

Register Here for Intermediate 1 Climbers’ Club

Intermediate II Climbers’ Club

Intermediate II adds upon knowledge and skill attained in Intermediate I. Athletes in level II begin to show a more disciplined attitude and approach to the sport of climbing. They are able to take, sometimes complex, instruction of the sport and begin to apply it in a cognitive and physical approach problems on the wall.

Practice: 2hr/week, 9 weeks
Ages: 6-18
Offerings
Tuesday at 6pm
Thursday at 4:30pm
Saturday at 9am
Cost: $260, 10% sibling discount
Yearly startup fee: $15, Club T-shirt and processing fees
Late Fee: $15.00 for all registrations after December 19th
Location: VATC, 6295 Busch Blvd. Columbus, OH 43229 map

Register Here for Intermediate II Climbers’ Club

Advanced Climbers’ Club

This level builds upon the basic climbing skills established in Intermediate Club. The participant will improve and refine these skills and begin to learn climbing-specific technique. They will develop more stamina, strength and proficiency, which will allow them to climb at higher grades. Successful try-out and/or coach’s recommendation is required.

Head Coach: Brad Lawrence
Practice: 4hr/week, 9 weeks
Ages: 6-18
Offerings Ages 6-9
Thursday at 5pm & Saturday 9am
Offerings Ages 10+
Thursday at 7pm  & Saturday 9am
Cost: $300, 10% sibling discount
Yearly startup fee: $15, Club T-shirt and processing fees
Late Fee: $15.00 for all registrations after December 19th
Location: VATC, 6295 Busch Blvd, Columbus, OH 43229 map
Requirement: Successful try-out or coach recommendation

Register Here for Advanced Climbers’ Club 6-9
Register Here for Advanced Climbers’ Club 10+

 

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