Climbing Academy | Kids Rock Climbing Gym | Sender One Santa Ana, CA

Climbing Academy

A 4-week introductory course for kids ages 6 - 13
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Climbing Academy provides beginner climbers with a fun and exciting introduction to rock climbing. Over the course of 4 weeks, kids will learn the fundamentals of climbing including technique, problem solving skills, basic knot tying & more!  Climbing Academy is a prerequisite to participate in our Climbing Teams.

Dates and Booking Info


$139 per person

Dates (4 week program)

Starts first Sunday, Tuesday, & Saturday of each month

Meets weekly

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


Climbing Academy A : Ages 10 – 13
Climbing Academy B : Ages 6 – 9


Climbing Academy A 

Saturdays: 9 am – 11 am
Sundays : 12 pm – 2 pm
Tuesdays: 4 pm – 6 pm


Climbing Academy B

Saturdays: 11 am – 12:30 pm
Sundays: 10 am – 11:30 am
Tuesdays: 4 pm – 5:30 pm

Additional Booking Info

  • All equipment is included
  • Register early, space is limited!
  • Full payment required to register.
  • Refunds will not be granted for cancellations. You may be issued credit for the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will not be refunded OR credited, and all credits or coupons will be forfeited.
  • There are no make-ups or credits for missed days.

What you will learn*

*Sample curriculum for Climbing Academy A (ages 10 – 13); curriculum may vary depending on class size and kids’ climbing ability.

Rope Climbing


Week 1

Gym rules and etiquette

Top Rope Climbing Essentials



Week 2

Bouldering Essentials

Effective Body Positioning

Balance & Footwork


Week 3

Footwork Technique

Climbing Vocabulary



Week 4

Try Advanced Techniques

-Pizza Party!
(Please let coaches know if your climber has any dietary restrictions we do serve Fresh Brothers pizza on the last day of Academy)
-What Comes Next: Teams!

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