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

Climbing Academy

An 8-week introductory course for kids ages 6 - 13
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This 8-week introductory course is designed to teach kids the fundamentals of climbing: technique, problem-solving skills, basic knot tying & more!

Climbing Academy
Booking Info

$338/ person

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

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


This 8-week program meets once a week. Climbing Academy B (ages 6-9) meets for 1.5-hr sessions. Climbing Academy A (ages 10-13) meets for 2-hr sessions. Please view the booking page for times and availability.

Family Benefits:

Climbers will receive a full access membership for the duration of Climbing Academy.
Parents may take our Intro to Climbing Class* for FREE. Parents may also sign up for a 1-month prepaid membership for $65 (normally $92)!

Additional Booking Info

  • Attendance at the first class is required
  • All equipment is included
  • Register early, space is limited!
  • Full payment is required to register.
  • Refunds will not be granted for cancellations. You may be issued a 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.


*This is a sample curriculum for Climbing Academy A (ages 10 - 13); curriculums may vary depending on class size and kids' climbing ability.

Week 1:

Rope Climbing

  • Gym rules & etiquette
  • Intro to Top Rope Climbing Essentials

Week 2:

Rope Climbing cont.

  • Top Rope Climbing Essentials
  • How to Belay (Climbing Academy A)

Week 3:


  • Bouldering Essentials
  • Intro to Body Positioning

Week 4:


  • Introduction to Footwork Technique

Week 5:


  • Advanced Body Positioning & Movement

Week 6:

Climbing Vocabulary

  • Important climbing terms for helpful communication

Week 7:


  • Intro to Climbing Drills

Week 8:


  • Practice everything learned while climbing together


Sender One SNA
1441 S. Village Way
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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