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. Click here to view the registration form and descriptions for all classes. If you have any questions about a particular class, feel free to ask the rock wall staff.

Note: Each class will now be required to pay 24 hours prior to the scheduled class that they would like to attend, registration forms are at the Student Recreation Center front desk.

Class Descriptions

Route Setting Clinic

We are hosting a Setter Clinic to provide route setting training to current and aspiring employees. You must have an interest in employment at the WWU Student Recreation Center climbing wall and rock climbing experience of at least a V3 level (preferred but not required). This gives aspiring applicants a leg up in future hiring for the Rock Wall. *Times are subject to change based on clinic needs.

Class Dates & Times: Friday, November 7 from 5-9pm & Saturday, November 8 from 8am-Noon (participants must attend both days)

Class Size: Maximum of 8 participants

Cost: $20

Registration Form: Click here

Clinic Contact:

Intro to Indoor 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 sign-up on the waitlist and an instructor will schedule a class that works for you.

Cost: $10 - Minimum class size: 4 people

Fall Quarter Class Dates: Mondays from 4-6pm through December 1

Registration Form: Click here

Intro to Top Rope Climbing

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 Student Recreation Center front desk.

Cost: $20 - Minimum class size: 6 people

Fall Quarter Class Dates: Tuesdays from 4-6pm and Wednesdays from 6-8pm through December 3

Registration Form: Click here

Intro to Lead Climbing

Come learn the basics of lead climbing from both Outdoor Center and Recreation Center staff. Bring a harness, shoes and belay device if you have it, all other gear will be provided. Must already have a belay card from the rock wall.

Time: 6pm-8pm

Fall Quarter Class Dates: Wednesdays from 4-6pm through December 3

Cost: $20

Registration Form: Click here

Page Updated 10.29.2014