JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT 2019

Climbing will be included at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for the first time as an ongoing sport.  

We recommend climbers participating in the squads get a term membership, as this allows climbers unlimited climbing at any time during the school term at no additional charge, all gear included. 

Youth Squad

11 - 19 years

  • Learn advanced climbing techniques and start to build skills for outdoor and competition climbing.

  • Learn safety skills and enhance knowledge of rope work.

  • This group is focused on gaining essential climbing skills in a fun environment, where strong and positive friendship networks are encouraged.

  • Hire gear is included, but own harness and carabiner is encouraged.

  •  Casual, Term or Full Membership pricing available.

  • Term members are encouraged to join the facilitated lead class at no extra cost. Details below.

Term 4, 2019

Mondays 6pm - 7.30pm

First class Mon, Oct 7 - last class Mon, Dec 16

(excludes Monday of Melbourne Cup, Nov 4)

10-week term, term cost $225

Full membership and casual pricing also available

or

Saturdays 10am - 11.30am

First class Sat, Oct 12 - last class Sat, Dec 14

(excludes Saturday of Melbourne Cup weekend, Nov 2)

9-week term, term cost $200

Full membership and casual pricing also available

 

*Unlimited climbing for term members runs to same dates as the school term, Oct 7 - Dec 20

Kids Club

11 years and under
 

  • Learn climbing through playing games, completing challenges, and instruction on footwork and body positioning drills.

  • Learn basic safety, make new friends and build confidence.

  • Adult participation is required.

  • Hire gear is included.

  •  Casual or term membership pricing available.

Term 4, 2019

Mondays 4.30pm - 6pm

First class Mon, Oct 7 - last class Mon, Dec 16

(excludes Monday of Melbourne Cup, Nov 4)

10-week term, term cost $225

Full membership and casual pricing also available

or

Saturdays 9.30am - 11am

First class Sat, Oct 12 - last class Sat, Dec 14

(excludes Saturday of Melbourne Cup weekend, Nov 2)

9-week term, term cost $200

Full membership and casual pricing also available

*Unlimited climbing for term members runs to same dates as the school term, Oct 7 - Dec 20

Youth Performance Squad

11 - 19 years

  • Training group aimed toward elite climbing performance (indoors, outdoors or comp).

  • Specialised instruction on technique, as well as strength and conditioning. 

  • Members of this squad must complete a selection criteria test to join.

  • Participants are expected to lead climb or be actively working towards accreditation.

  • Participants are expected to attend all or most sessions.

  • Members are expected to own their own climbing gear or be building up their rack.

  • Participants are taught to actively support other members of the group to greater success.

  • This is a full membership product (3-month, 6-month or 12-month membership) with access to the gym over holidays as well as school term, and full members can attend multiple squad training in a week.

Term 4, 2019

Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm

First class Wed Oct 9 - last class Wed, Dec 18

11-week term

Full membership 3-month $300, 6-month $500 or 12 months $900

or

Saturdays 11am - 1pm

First class Sat, Oct 12 - last class Sat, Dec 14

(excludes Saturday of Melbourne Cup weekend, Nov 2)

Full membership 3-month $300, 6-month $500 or 12-month $900

Facilitated Lead for Youth
  • A Cliffhanger instructor will be on hand to supervise lead climbing for those already ticked for lead climbing, or those who want to slowly accrue the skills. Get your lead hours up!

  • Participants must have their own lead rated harness and are encouraged to have their own rope and belay device.

NEW TIME - Wednesday night 5pm - 6pm

Available to term or full members only

(Monday facilitated lead can be made available by demand. Please let us know if you would like this session to continue)

Pricing:

Casual Kids/Youth - $25 

Includes single coached session, harness hire, shoe hire.

Perfect for: new climbers, kids who play lots of sport, blended families.

Term memberships 

Includes one coached session per week for the duration of the school term (see dates above) and unlimited climbing during the school term!
Includes harness hire, shoe hire, chalk hire and belay harness hire every time.

-10% discount on shop and events (non-discounted items/offerings only).

Perfect for: Kids and Youth members able to attend most coached sessions in a term.

Won't cover: holidays or multiple squad sessions

Full Junior Membership

3-month - $300

6-month - $500

12-month - $900

Includes unlimited coached sessions per week for the duration of the school term and adult classes where available.

Unlimited climbing.

No hire gear included (personal gear required, exception: belay harness)

-10% discount on shop and events (non-discounted items/offerings only).

Perfect for: Year round climbers, comp climbers, outdoor climbers, climbing families, young guns.  

Future 2019 Dates


Term 4

Mon first class Oct 7 - last class Dec 16 (excludes Nov 4, 10-week term)
Wed first class Oct 9 - last class Dec 18 (11-week term)
Sat first class Oct 12 - last class Dec 14 (excludes Nov 2, 9-week term)

*Unlimited climbing for term members runs to same dates as the school term, October 7 - December 20

 

Lead climbing for juniors:

Interested in signing-up for a lead course for your child or yourself? Please let your instructor know and we will tailor courses.

Or for more information call 9369 6400