CLASS CATALOG

PROGRAM OFFERINGS
ADULT CLIMBING MOVEMENT

$60 for members/$100 for non-members | 1 hour | 4 sessions

 

This course is for climbers looking to improve their performance and climb more efficiently. It will be client generated and specific to each participant’s individual desires and skill level. General areas of focus will be kinesiology, body awareness, injury prevention, technique, and theory. Participants will receive one-on-one coaching designed to promote growth and skill as a climber.

All skill levels welcome. Everyone has different experiences and even experienced climbers can learn from beginners.

Rental gear is not included.

Maximum of 4 students per class

AMGA CLIMBING WALL INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Nov 9, 10, & 11 

 

This course addresses the basic technical skills necessary to manage an instructional program at a climbing facility. The course length is a minimum of 20 hours of instruction, skills demonstration, and evaluation, typically run over 2.5 days. CWI Certification lasts for three years. After three years current CWI’s can re-take a one-day reassessment to regain the CWI certification.

Teaching experience and minimum of one year climbing required.

Click here for more information and prerequisites.

BELAY YOUR KIDS

$80 1 adult & 1 child | 1.5 hours | + $20 per additional child

This class is the perfect parent-child intro class! Your child or children will get plenty of climbing time, and you will have the opportunity to learn to belay them! You and your child will learn how to tie a figure eight-follow-through-knot, and your child will have plenty of climbing time, while you practice belaying them.

Rental gear is included in this class.

Call to sign up! (910) 319-7209.

COMPETITIVE CLIMBING TEAM

$225 | Includes membership | Mondays 5-7PM | Ages 7+

Looking for a unique competitive sport for your child or teenager? Our dedicated group of climbers competes in local and regional competitions throughout the year. The team meets for training once a week, with the expectation that each team member will climb in the gym at least two additional times per week. Experienced coach Cody Ison guides the team through strength training, skills exercises, and endurance building. This is a great way to build physical fitness, thrive in a team environment, and attend competitions. Some travel is required.

We recommend that participants begin with the pre-climbing team before advancing to the competitive team.

DISCOVER CLIMBING

$42 per person | 1.5 hours

Interested in discovering what this climbing thing is all about? This is the perfect way to get started for kids too young to belay, vacationers, or those interested in maximizing climbing time on their first trip. You will have a staff belayer for the full 1.5 hours, and emphasis will be on maximizing climbing time. You will receive a quick facility tour, orientation, and instruction on tying in. You will NOT learn how to belay in this class. You will also receive some instruction in basic climbing movement and gear.

Rental gear is included in this class.

Call to sign up! (910) 319-7209.

Maximum of 4 students per class | Min: 2

Ask about group rates!

INTRO TO TOP ROPE CLIMBING ("Belay Class")

$45 per person | 2 hours

This class is for brand new climbers who want to learn how to belay and the basics of climbing. We will teach you how to properly put on your harness, tie a figure-eight-follow-through knot, and belay in a safe and secure manner by properly removing slack and supporting the climber safely. This class will prepare you to take the Top Rope Belay Test that will allow you to belay in the gym without staff supervision. You will also learn how to conserve energy and strength while climbing and the ways to approach the different kinds of holds.

Rental gear is included in this class.

​​Maximum of 6 students per class | Min: 2

​​​**Membership Special**

We are currently running a 1-month pre-paid membership special for $70.00 per person that includes the Intro to Top Rope class and 1-month gear rentals. (This is an online-only option. Walk-in cost is $80 per person.) Read more about our membership options here.

ON LEAD (Lead Climbing/Belay Certification)

$80 1 adult (age 14+) | 2 hours | 2 sessions

Our two-part class covers safety, rope management, lead belaying and indoor lead climbing. The first session will focus on lead-climbing, while the second session will focus on lead-belaying. Climbing proficiency is required (it is mandatory that participants are comfortable climbing 5.9 on top-rope). Top-rope belay certification is also a prerequisite.

Rental gear is not included.

 

Maximum of 4 students per class | Min: 2

Call to sign up! (910) 319-7209.

PRE CLIMBING TEAM (NON COMPETING)

$125 | Includes membership | Wednesdays 5:30-7:00PM | Ages 6+

The pre climbing team is for kids and teens who are not ready to begin competing, but who would like to dedicate more time and training to the sport of rock climbing. The pre-team meets once a week, and students are expected to climb in the gym outside of class as well. The pre team will learn the basics of strength training, as well as improve their endurance and technique.

Some climbing experience recommended. A great way to start is the Young Aspiring Climbers Program.

YOUNG ASPIRING CLIMBERS PROGRAM

Ages 6-9     | 6 weeks | 6 Classes

Ages 10-13 | 6 weeks | 12 Classes

Looking for an activity for your son or daughter that will challenge them physically and mentally? This 6-week course (18 hours for ages 10-13 / 6 hours for ages 6-9) will teach your kid the basics of climbing, with plenty of climbing time, climbing games, and personal coaching from one of our highly-trained and enthusiastic staff. Option available to sign up for an additional six weeks.

 

Gear included during class.

Click the button below for dates or more information.

 
YOUTH CLIMBING CAMPS/CLINICS

Dates Below | $150 | Monday-Friday 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Ages: 6 to 13

2021 Dates TBD

One-week course to be held in June, July, and August

Five fun filled afternoons, each focused on new challenges and lessons for kids of all levels. Campers will work on footwork, and route reading to develop efficiency and competence in bouldering and top-rope climbing. Emphasis will be placed on the history of rock climbing, safety, and gym etiquette. Climbers will be grouped according to experience. More advanced climbers will work on a variety of strength and movement techniques to advance their skill.

 

Each week will include opportunities for teamwork and leadership.

Maximum of 12 participants per week | Min: 4 | Grouped according to age and ability. No climbing experience necessary.

OUTDOOR OFFERINGS
A DAY ON THE ROCKS

INTRO TO OUTDOOR CLIMBING

November 14, 15 | $90/person/day

Enroll for 1 and/or 2 days

For the novice who has never been in the vertical zone or the indoor gym climber wanting to get out on real rock! We will introduce you to the outdoor community. Learn movement, climbing knots, how to belay (manage the ropes), and the nuances of outdoor climbing etiquette.

Max of 6 participants

Location: Pilot Mountain in north central NC

GYM TO ROCK

November 7 & 8 | 2 day class | $375/person

It's time to transition from the gym to the glorious North Carolinian granite! This two-day course will give you the skills to head out to your cliff of choice to set up climbs and hone your rock movement skills. We will cover topics of climbing gear; anchoring; top rope set-up and cleaning; knots & hitches; belaying; rappelling & lowering; and guide book deciphering.

Max of 6 participants

Location: TBD​ (Pilot Mountain/Rocky Face)

PRIVATE LESSONS

Want to take your outdoor climbing to the next level? Interested in sport, traditional or multi-pitch climbing?

Call the gym or email Lindsay @ lindsay.fixmer@gmail.com for more information about scheduling private lessons at Pilot Mountain or Moore's Wall.

Location: Pilot Mountain, Moore's Wall north of Winston-Salem, NC

ROCK & ICE CLIMBING IN MONTANA & CALIFORNIA

To inquire, email Lindsay: lindsay.fixmer@gmail.com

Are you looking for an exciting climbing adventure outside of North Carolina?

Ice climbing in Hyalite Canyon in Bozeman, MT 

Rock climbing on Sierra granite peaks in the Eastern and High Sierra

Ice Climbing in Hyalite Canyon

Outings offered November 15 - March 30

Ice Climbing!

Whether you are an avid ice climber and looking for stunning WI5 or mixed lines. Or you've never picked up an ice tool in your life and you've always wanted to swing at some ice! Beautiful Hyalite Canyon nestled in the Gallatin Forest in Bozeman, MT is the place for you! 

Rock Climbing in California: High Sierra, Eastern Sierra & The Needles

Trips offered April - October; contact Lindsay @ lindsay.fixmer@gmail.com

Alpine rock climbing and multi-pitch rock climbing!

Rock climbing on stellar granite peaks high up in the Sierra Mountains!

From the brilliant buttresses of Pine Creek Canyon just outside of Bishop to the 1000ft granite peaks of the High Sierra, the eastern Sierra offers every rock climber a plethora of options! Spring and fall day trips right out of Bishop or Mammoth Lakes. Multi-day adventures in the back country from Bridgeport to Lone Pine. Classics like the E Face of Mt Whitney & Fishhook Arete on Mt Russell, Bear Creek Spire, the Incredible Hulk, or the Third Pillar of Dana.

Or check out The Needles outside of the Kern Valley!

Perfect in the late spring and fall: May & June or September & October

To inquire, contact Lindsay Fixmer: lindsay.fixmer@gmail.com

 

 

 

INSTRUCTORS

 

All our instructors hold a teaching certification with either the CWA (Climbing Wall Association), AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association), or both. Read staff bios here.

© 2017, 2020 Wilmington Rock Gym LLC.

Phone: 910-319-7209

Hours:

Tues/Thurs 5:30AM-8:30AM

                     3:30PM-10PM

Wed/Fri       12:00PM-10PM

Sat               10AM-7PM,

Sun              12PM-6PM

Closed Monday

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