Child & Youth Programs

inspiring movement from any age

New classes

begin September 2022!

 Registration is first come first serve and spaces are highly limited; register early to secure your     spot!

Registration for the Fall 2022 will open August 16, 2022

 

Call us at 250.489.0620 or stop by our facility and secure your spot

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Dynostars

Tuesdays, 
Wednesdays, Thursdays

9-11:30am or 

12-2:30pm

Ages 3-5

Must be potty-trained

September - June

This early childhood movement class for ages 3-5 covers the basics of what is important to learn at those ages – but inspired by movement, to inspire movement.

Each class will have climbing & play time, as well as studio time where movement is done through storytelling, the alphabet, animals, music, dancing, sing-a-longs, stretching, and breathing (just to name a few).

 

To reserve your spot, please come visit us in-person, or call us at 250.489.0620.

o    1 day/week: $99/month members; $110/month guests

o    2 days/week: $178/month members; $198/month guests

o    3 days/week: $252/month members; $280/month guests

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Recreational Programs

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BASE CAMP

Tuesdays or Wednesdays 4 - 5 pm

K - Grade 2

Grow your child’s confidence and climbing ability while they play, laugh and become fast friends in this after-school climbing adventure. This course covers the basics of climbing safety, as well as movement fundamentals. This option is great for those who are starting their climbing journey, as well as those who might have taken this class a few times already! With the small staff to climber ratio, we are able to work with all the kids more individually to help them grow and develop.

 

o    $19 per class, 1 class each week either Tuesdays or Wednesdays, not     including rentals

o    $50.40 for harness rental add on

o    $58.80 for shoe rental add on

o    Session 1: September 13th-December 14th (14 weeks) $266
o    Session 2: January 3rd-March 9th (10 weeks) $190
o    Session 3: March 28th-June 15th (12 weeks) $228

 
 
Harness and Shoes are NOT included
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High Altitude

Tuesdays or Wednesdays 5 - 6 pm

Grades 3 - 6

Kids will learn rope and knot skills, movement and problem-solving techniques, and some basic fitness knowledge, all in a fun and super social environment. If this isn’t their first time, don’t worry; more experienced youth will be challenged with advanced climbing techniques training in a fun, engaging style that keeps climbers reaching for their climbing potential.

o    $19 per class, 1 class each week either Tuesdays or Wednesdays, not     including rentals

o    $50.40 for harness rental add on

o    $58.80 for shoe rental add on

o    Session 1: September 13th-December 14th (14 weeks) $266
o    Session 2: January 3rd-March 9th (10 weeks) $190
o    Session 3: March 28th-June 15th (12 weeks) $228

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EXPEDITION

Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Grades 2 - 6

Expedition takes climbing to a whole new level for our after-school programs! Now that all the basics and fundamentals are covered, our goal is to move more towards technique and the finer details to allow for the most efficient movement while on the wall. This program is still geared towards fun and team dynamics – but with a larger focus on developing their climbing ability.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS:

o    Must be able to put on their own harness without assistance
o    Comfortably tie themselves in using a proper figure 8 follow through
o    Climb 5.7 and boulder 1’s ​​

o    $19 per class, 1 class each week on Thursdays, not including rentals

o    $50.40 for harness rental add on

o    $58.80 for shoe rental add on

o    Session 1: September 13th-December 14th (14 weeks) $266
o    Session 2: January 3rd-March 9th (10 weeks) $190
o    Session 3: March 28th-June 15th (12 weeks) $228

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SUMMIT

TUESDAY 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Grades 7+

Coached in a light-hearted, non-competitive environment, Summit allows entry level and intermediate climbers to gain confidence and focus while learning to recognize and understand valuable climbing techniques and skills. Every class consists of climbing and strength workouts.

o    $28.50 per class, 1 class each week on Tuesdays, not including rentals

o    $50.40 for harness rental add on

o    $58.80 for shoe rental add on

o    Session 1: September 13th-December 14th (14 weeks) $399
o    Session 2: January 3rd-March 9th (10 weeks) $285
o    Session 3: March 28th-June 15th (12 weeks) $342

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Arq Angels

Thursday 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Grades 7+ • Just for girls

Designed just for girls, by our best female coaches. This program is centred around a light-hearted and non-competitive environment, that allows girls to climb and train to the very best of their ability. Whether they are beginning their climbing journey, wanting to learn to lead climb, or focus more on strength and conditioning – this program is a mix of everything that allows them to explore the various avenues of climbing.

Arq Angels is for all girls no matter your gender presentation, gender expression or assigned sex at birth.

o    $38 per class, 1 class each week on Thursdays, not including rentals

o    $50.40 for harness rental add on

o    $58.80 for shoe rental add on

o    Session 1: September 13th-December 14th (14 weeks) $532
o    Session 2: January 3rd-March 9th (10 weeks) $380
o    Session 3: March 28th-June 15th (12 weeks) $456

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Development Programs

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Sport Team

Mondays & Wednesdays 4 - 6 pm

September 2022 - June 2023

New and intermediate climbers work with coaches and peers to develop an advance technique, skill, strategy, and learn what is means to be an Arq athlete. Climber’s participate in fundamental strength and conditioning training and learn about performance strategies. Training programs are tailored to target the specific needs of the individual, as well as the unique strengths to climb well. Athletes are encouraged to compete at some of the Alberta Climbing Association’s sanctioned competitions (depending on COVID-19)

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS:

o    Minimum age of 8

$171.50 per month

 

PERFORMANCE Team

Mondays 4 - 7pm & Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 pm

September 2022 - June 2023*optional summer training*

This team is about making breakthroughs in an environment where highly talented and focused athletes push limits together. Athletes train hard and follow individuals’ plans to peak for the competitive season. Athletes are pushed to be the best that they can be in training, competition, and all facets of their climbing. Athletes are expected to compete at Local and Provincial level sanctioned competitions throughout the season.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS:

o   Minimum age 10

o   Climb 5.10a routes and boulder 2’s and up​​

$235.80 per month

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Elite Team

Mondays 6 - 8 pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4 - 7 pm

September 2022 - August 2023

Our top team for competitive athletes who demonstrate outstanding ability and dedication to our sport. Elite athletes take training seriously, strive for excellence, and put in hours of hard work to improve in all facets of their climbing. Athletes selected to Elite team are role models who build track records of notable performances in competitions and training. Athletes are expected to compete at the National level in multiple disciplines. 


These athletes plan for Nationals.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS:

o   Climb 5.11 routes and boulder 3/4’s and up
o   Ages 12+

o   Approval from coaches will be required before joining

$287.50 per month