Grand Valley Climbing

Teams

 


Grand Valley Climbing offers a variety of youth programs, both competitive and non-competitive. New members of our programs are typically recruited through our Open House Events, or by reaching out directly to the coaches.

Team Benefits include:

  • Several hours of training a week.
  • Training from professional climbers and expert trainers.
  • Personalized strength and mental training.
  • Training and access to all areas of gym.
  • Confidence building.
  • Group and team-building exercises.
  • A one-of-a-kind after-school sport.
  • Special deals on climbing shoes and equipment, unavailable to anyone else.
  • Permission to belay outside of our standard age restrictions.

GVC Competition Team

This is our highly competitive climbing team instructional program, designed for the most committed athletes. It is our goal to prepare these athletes to compete in regional, state and national competitions. Our coaching staff will be comprised of former competition climbers as well as professionals from the industry.

Class Schedule:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Youth D/C/B)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. (Youth A/Jr)

Team Expectations:

  • Being consistently on time
  • Demonstration of teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Attendance of local and regional competitions
  • On time registration for competitions
  • Registration as member of USA Climbing
  • No unexcused absences

Prerequisites:

  • Current GVC documentation
  • Current dues paid
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Some climbing background
  • Signed Team Agreement Form
  • Two month minimum agreement

Pricing:
Membership is required for all youth programs.

  • $125/month + membership
  • Sibling discount: $100/month + membership

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GVC Youth Climbing 

Our Youth Climbing Program is a recreational climbing group with the goals of improve existing education and skills, while supporting interested kids in learning the basics of competitive climbing. Members of the youth program are pushed to reach personal goals in a supportive group environment. Our coaches aim to take every team member to the next step, cultivating climbing techniques and movement.

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays and Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Team Expectations:

  • Consistently on time
  • Demonstration of team work and sportsmanship
  • Positive attitudes and a demonstration of commitment to the sport

Prerequisites:

Membership is required for all youth programs.

  • Current GVC waiver and orientation on file
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Signed Team Agreement Form
  • Two-month minimum agreement

Pricing:

  • $100/month + membership
  • Sibling discount: $75/month + membership

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GVC Youth Club 

This instructional youth program with a goal to improve existing climbing skills and climbing education in a non-competitive environment. This program is best suited for newer and younger climbers (11 and under). Coaches for the club have a goal in mind to provide knowledge in a safe environment to cultivate climbing techniques and movement, all while having as much fun as possible. No climbing experience is necessary to start!

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays and Thursdays from  6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

Team Expectations:

  • Consistently on time
  • Demonstration of team work and sportsmanship
  • Positive attitudes and a demonstration of commitment to the sport
  • No unexcused absences

Pricing:

Membership is required for all youth programs.

  • $50/month + membership
  • No sibling discount is available for club.

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College Training Team Program

Grand Valley Climbing is excited to present a new opportunity for our college student climbers! Training for rock climbing is complicated – let us help you get better through structured coaching and feedback. Run by our competition team coaches, GVC’s college training team offers a regular weekly meeting to learn the most efficient methods to get stronger at climbing, a time and space to train with other students, and personalized training plans to help you reach your individual climbing goals!

When

  • Thursdays 6p-8p

Prerequisites 

  • No climbing experience necessary.
  • Proof of current enrollment at any college or university.
  •  Positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Pricing

  • Membership or $40/month for the class only.

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Instructional Summer Camps

During the summer or during school vacations we offer instruction climbing camp sessions to kids ages 7-13. Our 1-week programs focus on developing skills for all ages. During the week, kids will learn the different types of climbing, movement, technique, and how to belay properly. Education and instruction are the main goal of the instruction youth camp programs but the amount of fun games and activities that will be played will make your camper not realize that they have learned so much! Camp activities will be determined by the lead Class Instructor as well as by the size/skill level of the class. EXTENDED CARE AVAILABLE FROM 2p – 5p!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable and athletic clothing
  • Sneakers (other shoes not allowed)
  • Sack lunch
  • Bottle for Water

Cost

  • Non-Members: $200 / Week – includes harnesses, small daily snack, Pizza on Friday!
  • Members: $175 / Week
  • Extended Care:
    • $50 (non-members)
    • $40 (members)

CAMP SCHEDULE AND BOOKING

Monday – Friday 9am-2pm

(Extended Care available from 2p – 5p)

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 Grand Valley Climbing Competition Results

Click the link below for the results:

02/06/16 CHSCL Regional Competition

04/04/15 SCS Local Competition

03/21/15 REDPOINT RAMPAGE 2015

02/07/15 CHSCL Regional Competition

12/13/2014 CHSCL Local Competition