Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

Climbing 101


$30 /members

$40 /non-members

Participants will learn a variety of skills including belay technique, top rope climbing and bouldering throughout the six week non-credit instructional course. 

Course Dates
Section 1: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 18, 8 - 9 p.m.
Section 2: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19, 8 - 9 p.m.

Experience Level
This course is suited best for beginner to intermediate climbers. Beginning climbers will learn the basics of climbing while intermediate climbers will be able to refine skills.

At the end of the course, participants will

1. Gain an understanding of basic climbing technique, commands and skills

2. Be certified to belay at the Campus Recreation Center*

3. Learn training techniques needed to continuously improve skill

*participants must pass the Campus Recreation Center belay written and skills tests before the third week of class in order to be certified to belay at the Campus Recreation Center. Belay Certification is valid for one calendar year.


Participants may register at the Member Services Desk or Climbing Wall.