Climbing classes in Los Angeles

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Kids Climbing Classes & Programs:

  • Intermediate Team (Climbing Team) — The intermediate team is designed to provide a challenging training environment for climbers who want to become more serious about the sport. This team focuses on technique, strength, and strategy development while still providing a fun, social climbing experience. Climbers on this team have the option of attending competitions with the competitive team in order to see if competition climbing is right for them. Climbers from the intermediate team can eventually join the competitive team (by invitation) when they have demonstrated the requisite technical proficiency and level of commitment;
  • Summer Camp (Ages: 6 to 12) — Sign up for five days of climbing, with three hours of instruction daily. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced level climbers are welcome. Each week-long session includes vertical twister, rope climbing, slack lining, scavenger hunts, technique instruction, and other fun climbing-related games and activities;
  • Birthday Party — Do you have a kid whose favorite past time is climbing all over your expensive furniture? Get them out of your house and on our walls with a climbing party! Our staff provide basic instruction and climbing gear for all party participants. The kids will climb, play games, and be the little monkeys they were born to be.

Adult Climbing Classes & Programs:

  • Intro to Bouldering Class — In this class you will get a great overview of safety practices, the layout of the gym, bouldering etiquette and basic technique! This class is free to members and included in the day pass for non-members. Be sure to show up at least 15 minutes before the class starts. Class is usually 30 minutes long but it can sometimes run longer;
  • Get on Track — For those stuck in a rut or looking to accomplish a specific goal in your climbing, look no further! Explore how these tracks can help you become a better boulderer or get you ready for outdoor climbing;
  • Improve Your Bouldering — For people who love solving puzzles, powerful moves and carrying minimal gear, the bouldering track is for you. Check out what is in store and get your skills fine-tuned for the upcoming bouldering season;
  • Learn to Climb Outside — California offers some of the best outdoor rock climbing available. The clinics offered in this track will prepare people of all skill and experience levels for bouldering, sport climbing and traditional multi-pitch climbing outside;
  • Private Lesson — Let us help you crush your V5 project, or just get up a V0 gracefully.
1375 #8 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA
323-406-9119
  • Pico/Aliso (4100 ft)
  • Little Tokyo/Arts District (4200 ft)
  • Mariachi Plaza (1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
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Here are just a few benefits of being a member:

  • Free Intro to Climbing Class including all necessary climbing gear;
  • 1 Free Guest Pass each month. Plus, an extra guest pass on the 4th Friday of each month;
  • Reciprocal use of all 9 Touchstone Gyms;
  • Unlimited Fitness and Yoga classes;
  • Discounts in our Pro Shop. Get 15% off the beginner climbing package as well as 10% off any purchase over $75;
  • Free competitions and events. Touchstone competitions are not to be missed! We consider comps’ to be a great way to thank our members for their support by setting great routes, handing out tons of prizes, and providing free food and drinks. Block Party + Climbing = Awesome;
  • Discounts on Personal Training sessions and Climbing Clinics;
  • Discounts on Kids Summer Camps and After-School Camps.
1107 North Bronson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
323-747-1000
  • Hollywood/Vine (4400 ft)
  • Hollywood/Western (4900 ft)
  • Hollywood/Highland (1.4 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.08.06
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Adult Programs:

  • Introduction to Climbing Movement — This class will equip you with tools to climber smarter. Methods for climbing more efficiently will be discussed and practiced, with emphasis on: Body positioning relative to the wall, Breath-work, Precision in movement, Weight-shifting, Fluid climbing, Resting methods;
  • Introduction to Lead Climbing — The Stronghold's Introduction to Lead Climbing class will help you make the heady transition to the sharp end! Lead climbing involves a good deal more risk-management than toproping, and belaying the leader requires more skill. Students should be well-practiced in top-rope climbing and belaying and feel bomber with both before taking this class;
  • Introduction to Climbing Movement — This class will equip you with tools to climber smarter. Methods for climbing more efficiently will be discussed and practiced, with emphasis on: Body positioning relative to the wall, Breath-work, Precision in movement, Weight-shifting, Fluid climbing, Resting methods;
  • Personal Training — The Stronghold offers personal training tailored to the interests of the participant. Consider personal training if you would like to work with a climbing instructor one-on-one to refine your safety-related skills (in belaying, rappelling, cleaning a sport route, etc.) or get individualized pointers on improving your climbing technique;

Kids Programs:

  • Kids' Climb is a two-hour weekend program that allows children (age 5 to age 14) to explore climbing. Depending on the age of the childen involved, instruction regarding bouldering, toprope climbing and climbing movement will be provided, all in a positive and encouraging atmosphere. Parents are welcome to either stay and watch, or take a break and leave their children in the supervision of our staff;
  • Stronghold Climbing Team — Kids ages 5 - 17 are invited to join the Stronghold Youth Climbing Team for age-appropriate climbing instruction and practice with an experienced youth coach, Isaac Palatt. Participants work toward their own climbing goals in a supportive team environment, including preparing for participation in local and national climbing competitions;
  • Friday Nights Rocks — Kids, you can climb with our instructors on Friday nights and learn new knots, play games and get some exercise. Every Friday will feature different activities. Kids will leave tired and having climbed a bunch! No reservations required; just sign in around 6 PM. Snack and equipment provided.
650 21 South Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
323-505-7000
  • LA County+USC Medical Center (3500 ft)
  • Chinatown (1.1 ml)
  • Union Station (1.1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.07.23
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We offer climbing workouts for the high level experienced climber or someone who has just learned to put on a harness. You’ll be welcomed into our most inviting attribute, the Boulderdash community.

Membership Benefits:

  • Unlimited climbing during business hours;
  • Free “Up Rope” belay class. (Must be 13 or older);
  • 10% all pro shop purchases including special orders;
  • Free yoga and body weight classes;
  • Free monthly guest pass.

Kids Programs:

  • Of the Deck — If your aspiring rock climber has scaled the walls at a fair, a birthday party or has no experience climbing at all, our kids classes are a great place to improve your child’s climbing skills. Pick the day that works best for you;
  • Team Boulderdash SFV — For those children (ages 6-18), that have found what they have been looking for: We present Team Boulderdash SFV. The training consists of two intense 3-hour sessions a week. Kids love this exceptionally focused and supportive environment and the program is open to anyone willing to do the hard work it takes to excel in climbing;
  • Climb Time — If you or your kids are looking to drop by and start climbing the walls, come on by and experience Boulderdash’s “Climb Time”! We will provide an experienced instructor who will belay and supervise all enrolled climbers. All equipment is included. Adults are welcome to stay and climb or drop off their climbers;
  • Private Instruction.

Adult Programs:

  • Up Rope — welcomes new climbers to Boulderdash and teaches them the necessary skills to enjoy the wide range of challenges we present. Up Rope will teach you how to “belay,” and “tie into” a climbing rope. Up Rope is a two-hour class that begins in the classroom and then moves out into the main climbing area. Space is limited. Must be 13 or older;
  • The Sharp End is a class designed for the climber who is not satisfied with the limitations of top roping. This course will teach the subtleties that are required for advanced rock climbing. Our instructors will introduce techniques that will help you conquer some of the challenges that we all face. Held on the last Friday of the month. Space is limited. Minimum 2 participants. Should be solid 5.10 climber;
  • Private Instruction.

Additional Programs:

  • Kids Climbing Camp — For kids 6-12 years of age who enjoy climbing or for those who have never rock climbed before. Boulderdash SFV offers one of the best and most unique kids camp in Los Angeles county. With its incredible facility and teaching staff, we attract young climbers of all abilities. Our climbing camp give climbers a chance to learn about rock climbing, meet new people, and most importantly, have fun. Some of our objectives are problem solving, making good decisions, be team players, learn respect for others, enjoy physical recreation and do something good for their growing bodies! All equipment is included;
  • Parties — Plan your next birthday party (usually ages 6 to adult), club meeting or special event with us in a new and exciting environment. All participants must have our waiver completely filled out. If participant in under the age of 18, only their parent may fill out the youth waiver on their behalf.

19801 Unit 110 Nordhoff Place
Los Angeles, CA
818-700-1300
  • Nordhoff (1.8 ml)
  • Roscoe (2.1 ml)
  • Chatsworth (2.2 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.07.17
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The goal of ATS AdventureWorks is to let you experience Canyoneering, Rock Climbing, and Mountaineering in the way that fits you best. For some, this is achieved by taking these sports into their own hands in our courses. For others, it is a one day guided trip where the ATS team will show you what these sports have to offer.

Courses:

  • Canyoneering School takes place all over the Globe. Wherever you find a mountain range, you are likely to find technical canyon routes nearby. The ATS team will prepare you for a lifetime of canyon descents though our extensive course options. Upon successful completion of our courses, you will be able to take this sport into your own hands and conduct your own decents without the assistance of a guide;
  • Rock Climbing School in the Western United States. We will provide you with the skills needed to be out on your own in the safest environment possible. Our multi-level courses will take you from a beginner climber to a lead climber. Finishing out the courses will allow you to enjoy Rock Climbing on your own without assitance our guidance;
  • Mountaineering School is the sport of climbing mountains. Unlikerock climbing, mountaineering is typically done by a group of individuals, often roped together as they do semi-technical ascents of large mountains either on just rock or snow and ice. The ATS Team enjoys exclusive access to the tallest mountain in Los Angeles County where we teach our courses as weather conditions permit. This is typically from November to March of each year.

ATS AdventureWorks Team:

  • Travis McDaniel (Lead Instructor, Chief Operations Officer);
  • Brent Fidler (Guide, Chief Program Officer);
  • Laura Bylund (Lead Instructor, Guide);
  • Gavin Santillan (Lead Instructor, Guide);
  • Jace Getskow (Lead Instructor, Guide);
  • JJ Getskow (Lead Instructor, Guide);
  • RB Hopkins (Lead Guide);
  • Nick Stentzel (Guide);
  • Johnnie Braden (Guide);
  • Sean Loche (Marketing Director, Web Engineer).
10260 Norris Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
626-434-3636
  • Woodman (5.7 ml)
  • Van Nuys (5.9 ml)
  • Valley College (6 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.07.24
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Climbing Classes:

  • The Fight Gravity Series is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to the world of Climbing. For only $99, you earn all three Fight Gravity Classes (a combined 6 hours of training) as well as a FREE One Month Membership (includes FREE equipment rentals);
  • Fight Gravity One is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to the world of Climbing. Experience the excitement of climbing and learn the basic belay skills to climb roped in the gym. You will do plenty of climbing and acquire the skills you need to pass the Rockreation top rope belay test. For only $45, you earn the 2 hour class as well as a Free Week Membership (includes FREE equipment rentals);
  • Fight Gravity Two (Balance) — This two-hour class teaches you how to create power by utilizing the legs, hips, and core, and thus conserve energy in the upper body. You will also learn how to make accurate contact with the rock;
  • Fight Gravity Three (Efficiency) — Save your strength and climb in a more relaxed and efficient manner! Learn how to push instead of pull your way up the wall & to use proper body positioning to generate movement. We’ll also teach you how to read the holds on the wall & create a plan of attack;
  • Fight Gravity Four (Dynamics) — Combine the concepts you’ve learned from FG2 & FG3 to creat explosive power and dynamic movement. Expand your bag of tricks with advanced flagging techniques, drop knees, and heel hooks to conquer overhanging routes and boulder problems;
  • Lead Climbing will get you on the sharp end of the rope! This class will teach you how to lead climb in the gym. You will learn how to belay a lead climber, how to catch and take falls, how to clip efficiently, and much more;
  • Private Instruction is for all ages and abilities. Any of our group Fight Gravity classes can be taken privately, or we can customize a class to fit your needs;
  • Personal Coaching — Refine your climbing skills with a series of intense one-on-one climbing session with Rockreation’s expert instructors. Each one-on-one session is one hour long.

Kids Climbing Classes:

  • Group / Birthday Parties — Rockreation offers a fun and unique environment for adult or kids parties and events. Children must be 6yrs or older. Our trained instructors provide a fun, exciting and unique place for you to have your birthday party. We maintain a 5:1 ratio of climbers to belayers so everyone in your party receives individual attention. Each two hour session is filled with climbing and activities such as Capture the Flag, Wall Tag and Blindfolded Climbing;
  • Rock Warriors Youth Climbing Teams — is a weekly rock climbing team for kids ranging from ages 9 to 16. The program is designed for young climbers looking to improve their rock climbing in a team-based athletic environment, and is a step up from the Kids Climb and Reach Camp programs;
  • Team Building — Have your next corporate outing here at Rockreation. Whether you want to get out of the office and simply have some fun together, or work on interoffice relations, or anything in between, Rockreation is a great place for your corporate outing.
11866 La Grange Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
310-207-7199
  • Culver City (3.7 ml)
  • La Cienega/Jefferson (4.7 ml)
  • Expo/La Brea (5.7 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.07.24
Climbing at Student Recreation Center (CSUN) Student Recreation Center (CSUN) 12 Photo 1 Video

Since 2008, CSUN Outdoor Adventures (OA) has been providing unique recreational opportunities to the CSUN community. Through our Wilderness Outings, RIDGE Rockwall, rental center, team building program, workshops and clinics, Outdoor Leadership Program, and most recently Camp Matador, we provide awe-inspiring, transformative experiences to more than 6,000 students each year.

18111 Nordhoff Street
Los Angeles, CA
818-677-4453, 818-677-7625
  • Balboa (4 ml)
  • Nordhoff (4.1 ml)
  • Reseda (4.2 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.07.24