Climbing Classes

Class Calendar

Whether you’re new to rock climbing, or you’re an expert with years climbing experience, Sender One has a climbing class for you! Our wide range of classes range from teaching new climbers the ropes (literally), to helping seasoned climbers fine tune their skills and reach even greater heights than before. All of our classes are led by professional climbing instructors, working together to help you ascend to the top. Come send with us today!

How Do I Book A Class At Sender One?

After you’ve taken a look at our catalog of available classes below and found the perfect one for you, all you have to do is book your spot right here on our website. Just click on the “Schedule & Booking” button to check out the calendar for times and availability for that class. Once you choose your date and time, continue following the instructions to book your spot. Please note that all climbing class reservations must be made 24 hours in advance to participate in any class.

Rope Skills

intro to climbing

This course is designed for people with little or no climbing experience. It will teach you how to belay — manage the rope in order to keep the climber safe. You will also learn basic knot tying, climbing commands and safety checks. After completing this course, students will be able to climb independently at Sender One.

Cost: Free for members/$39 non-members
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisites: None
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass

intro to lead climbing

If you already have experience top roping, and are interested in taking on a new and exciting challenge that will test your skills, check out our introduction to lead climbing! This two part class teaches participants how to lead climb and belay in two hour sessions. To take this class, top rope climbing experience is required.

Cost: $99 for members/ $119 non-members
Duration: 2 days, meeting once per week for two hours
Prerequisites: Ability to onsight 5.10b or V1, Top rope belay card
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass

Please note:  This class requires a minimum of two participants to run.  Classes will be rescheduled if only one participant signs up.

accelerated intro to lead climbing

This is a slightly condensed version of our Intro to Lead Climbing class, with a single 4 hour session that will cover everything you need to know about lead climbing and belaying.  If you want to start lead climbing right away, take the faster route and book your spot in this class. Top rope climbing experience is required.

Cost: $99 for members/ $119 non-members
Duration: 4 hours
Prerequisites: Ability to onsight 5.10b or V1, Top rope belay card, 6 months climbing experience
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass
Please note:  This class requires a minimum of two participants to run.  Classes will be rescheduled if only one participant signs up.

flight school

This advanced class is designed to give you the tools to begin lead climbing to the best of your abilities. Topics include better lead climbing technique, dynamic belaying, and mental approaches to combating stress and fatigue on the wall. Expect a significant amount of lead fall practice.

Cost: $39 for members/ $49 non-members
Duration: 2 hours
Prerequisites: Sender One Lead Belay Card
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass

Movement and Technique

Having proper climbing technique and controlling your movement is necessary to become a truly great climber. Our Movement & Technique classes will fine tune each move so you can be efficient on the way to the top. Check out our available classes and book your spot so you can start climbing like a pro.

better beta series

This eight week series focuses on one specific topic per week. From mental strategies to dynos, everything will covered! Sign up for one or multiple sessions. You can sign up for a single session to focus on a specific area, or take part in multiple sessions for a more comprehensive experience!

1 – Slopers, Pinches & Crimps
2 – Fancy Footwork
3 – Roof Climbing
4 – Hand Strength & System Wall
5 – Slabs & Stems
6 – Injury Prevention
7 – Mental Strategies
8 – Dynos

Cost: $10 for members/ $15 non-members
Duration: 1 hour

Foundations I: INTRODUCTION TO MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE

Ever wonder how climbers make it look so easy? Find out in this three part series, meeting once per week for two hours. Lay the foundation for smooth and efficient climbing and you learn to push instead of pull your way up the wall.

Cost: $99 members/ $149 non-members
Duration: 2 hours
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a top rope belay check at Sender One
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass

Foundations II: Advanced MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE

This three class series attacks the more difficult concepts of mental strategy involved in climbing harder grades and steeper terrain. Movement drills, route reading, dynamic climbing, and more are discussed and thoroughly practiced in this class to take your climbing to the next level.

Cost: $99 members/ $149 non-members
Duration: 2 hours
Prerequisites: Ability to onsight 5.10b or V1, Successful completion of a top rope belay check at Sender One
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass

CRACK CLIMBING

Learn tips and techniques about the art of crack climbing in an intensive course that covers everything from hand jams to tape gloves.

Cost: $35 for members/ $40 non-members
Duration: 2 hours
Prerequisites: Top Rope Belay Card
Age requirement:  14 years of age and over
Includes: Rental equipment and day pass

Training

ADULT TRAINING CLUB (ATC)

ATC is Sender One’s coached training group for adults who want to improve their climbing while climbing with others. This weekly program focuses on strength training, conditioning and technique, with structured work-outs or climbing lessons. While participating in a group with adult competitions and outdoor projects, we also take an individualized approach to help club members train for their personal goals.

Cost: $40 add on to membership
Duration: Group meets weekly on Thursdays from 7-9p
Prerequisites: Sender One top rope card and ability to onsite a 5.10

**First session is free! Sign up for your first free drop in session online

NEW Hang Board Class (Members Only)

Join us for a FREE hang board class to learn the basics.  Topics include body positioning, injury prevention, injury recovery, and more!

Cost per session: FREE for members
Duration: 1.5 hours
Prerequisites: Hangboarding is recommended for climbers with 6+ months of consistent climbing experience who can do at least one pull up

Max 4 Participants / Class

Sign Up at the Front Desk

Packages

Our climbing class packages are designed to give you everything you need to improve your skills and start tackling any wall or route that you face. Combining multiple classes for a full program of professional climbing instruction, book your climbing package today!

Intro to Climbing Package

The perfect way to enter the world of rock climbing!
$169/person
  • Intro to Climbing Class
  • Foundations I: Movement and Technique (3 class sessions)
  • One Month Membership (Unlimited access to the climbing gym, yoga classes, fitness area, and community events)
  • Rental Equipment (Shoes, Harness, Chalk)
  • Waived initiation fee if you become a member
  • Age requirement: 14 years of age and over
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Come Send With Us!

At Sender One of Santa Ana, we have the best and biggest climbing walls in Orange County, so there’s no better place to train or just come together with an amazing community of climbers for a fun session. If you have any questions about our rock climbing classes or gym, just contact us and one of our staff members will provide you with all of the information you need! If you want to book a spot in any of our classes, just click the “Schedule & Booking” button below the class you want to take, and reserve your spot through our online portal. We look forward to climbing with you and helping you reach new heights!

ADDRESS

Sender One Climbing, Orange County
1441 S. Village Way
Santa Ana, CA 92705

HOURS

Climbing Gym
Mon – Fri : 6 am to 11 pm
Sat : 8 am to 10 pm
Sun : 8 am to 8 pm

Sender City (formerly known as Funtopia)
Daily : 9 am to 8 pm

CONTACT

Sender One & Sender City
(714) 881-3456
info.sna@sender.one

Special Events
(714) 752-3452
(Events Line Hours: 10 am - 4 pm, M-F)
events.sna@sender.one

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