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Climbing Classes at Old Town Hot Springs

Oct 4, 2021 | Fitness Events, Homepage

As the weather turns colder, take advantage of the upcoming climbing classes at Old Town Hot Springs. Whether you are looking for a new activity to try with your kid, want to improve your existing climbing skills, or looking for a fun cross-training opportunity, give our 37-foot indoor climbing wall a try with personalized instructions from our skilled climbing staff.

Starting in November, we will be offering weekly specialized climbing classes. The cost per class is $10 for members and $25 for guests. Please sign up on the Members Portal. If you are a Guest, please use the Guest Portal.

Tuesday, November 2nd: 6:00 – 7:30pm – Top Rope Belay Class
  • Participants will learn how to properly tie in and belay during this hour and a half long safety course.Β  Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to use the top ropes during open climb.Β  All equipment is provided by OTHS.
  • This course is also offered the 1st Tuesday of each month, and every Tuesday in October.
Tuesday, November 9th: 6:00 – 7:30pm – Climbing for Beginners
  • Participants will learn the fundamentals of climbing; putting on a harness, clipping into the auto belay, selecting appropriate routes, and getting comfortable with the auto belay. If you have never climbed before or its been a while since you have climbed, this course will get you up to speed quickly and give you the confidence to tackle the wall.
  • This course is also offered the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Tuesday, November 16th: 6:00 – 7:30pm – Intro to Rappelling
  • In this weekly rotating specialty class, learn a new climbing skill. In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of rappelling. If you plan to do any multi-pitch climbing or if you want to have the skill of lowering yourself to the ground, this is the class for you!
  • This rotating specialty class will be offered the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Subjects will include lead climbing, slack lining, etc.
  • You must be top rope certified at OTHS to attend these classes. Top Rope Belay classes are offered the 1st Tuesday of each month, and every Tuesday in October.
Tuesday, November 23nd: 6:00 – 7:30pm – Climbing for Intermediates
  • Ready to advance your climbing skills? This class will teach you intermediate movements and techniques to immediately improve your skills. Our climbing staff will provide personalized tips based on your movements, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • You must be top rope certified at OTHS to attend these classes. Top Rope Belay classes are offered the 1st Tuesday of each month, and every Tuesday in October.
  • You also most be able to flash 5.8 (climb it first try), age 12+.

Don’t forget, every Tuesday in October from 6:00 – 7:30pm, we will be offering the Top Rope Belay class so that you can get certified and take part in our specialized weekly classes. Sign up for the Top Rope Class can be done via the Members Portal.