Climbing Wall - Classes


We are pleased to offer a variety of climbing classes at the Student Recreation Center for climbers of all abilities!

Check out the descriptions for the various climbing classes we offer below. Our schedule for Winter Quarter may be viewed below. If you have any questions about a particular class, feel free to ask the rock wall staff.

Note: Each participant must sign up and pay by 5pm on the day before the scheduled class that they would like to attend. Registration forms may be printed below or are available at the Student Recreation Center front desk.

Class Descriptions

Intro to Climbing

The goal of this course is to provide the student with the necessary skills to climb safely. The class covers policies and procedures, equipment, basic climbing technique and safety. Equipment rental is included in the cost of the workshop. Ask an attendant for more information!

Please sign-up at the Recreation Center front desk. If the times listed below do not work for you, please email Climbing Wall Coordinator Tamara Jansen at tamara.jansen@wwu.edu.

Winter Quarter Class Dates: January 10, February 7

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Cost: $10

Registration Form: Click here


Top Rope Authorization

Students will learn the basics of Top Rope Climbing including policies, procedures, equipment, tying in, climbing commands, belaying and safety. All equipment will be provided, but if you have your own harness or shoes you are more than welcome to bring them. Ask an attendant for further details!

Please sign-up at the Recreation Center front desk. If the times listed below do not work for you, please email Climbing Wall Coordinator Tamara Jansen at tamara.jansen@wwu.edu.

Winter Quarter Class Dates: January 14 & 28; February 1, 11, 25 & 29; March 10

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $20 - Minimum class size: 2 people

Registration Form: Click here


Lead Climbing Authorization

Come learn the basics of Lead Climbing from Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall staff. Bring a harness, shoes and belay device if you have it, otherwise all gear will be provided. Must already have earned your Top Rope Authorization in order to participate. Please sign-up at the Recreation Center front desk.

Winter Quarter Class Dates: February 18, March 3

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $20 - Minimum class size: 2 people

Registration Form: Click here

Page Updated 02.11.2016