Grand Valley Climbing

Development Team

Age Range: 7-14

Our development team is an instructional program with a goal to improve existing climbing skills and climbing education, without the competitive mindset and environment. The team will be pushed to reach personal goals, such as possibly competing. Coaches have a goal to take every team member to the next step, cultivating climbing techniques and movement.

Class Schedule :

Tuesdays and Fridays : 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Mid-August through the end of May

Team Expectations :

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


GVC Development Team kids are required to have a membership

  • Current GVC waiver and orientation on file
  • Current GVC top rope belay certification on file
  • Coach approval/tryout
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed, climbing experience

Team Member Benefits :

  • 4 hours a week of direct instruction from GVC coaches
  • Prep Team for competitive climbing program Team GVC
  • Personalized climbing instruction and skill practice
  • Comradarie, focus, strength, and confidence building
  • Two-month minimum requirement


  • $75 / Month
  • $50 / Month each additional family member

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Interested in Joining Team GVC, Development Team, or Recreational Team?

Contact us and we will schedule a time for you to meet with our coaches and practice with our team. Your first practice will always be free!
Call us:  (970) 644-5821