Learn the basics of climbing or progress to advanced climbing techniques. New classes begin at the start of each month. Each class session lasts 45 minutes. Private and semi-private lessons are also available. Pre-registration is required.
- Level 1 – Beginning Climbers
- Level 2 – Intermediate Climbers
- Level 3 – Advanced Climbers
Members receive belay certification after completing a two-hour class and passing a retention check at a later date. Pre-registration is required. Min 2/max 6 people.
Members receive auto belay certification after completing a 30-minute class and passing a retention check at a later date. Pre-registration is required.
Members receive lead Climbing certification after completing a two to three hour class and passing a retention check at a later date. Classes meet by appointment only. Min 2/max 6 people. Pre-registration is required.
An annual recertification check is required for all Belayers. Pre-registration is required.
No certification? No problem! Our certified YMCA Staff will be available to belay climbers.
Private and Semi-Private Lessons
Try a private climbing class. Classes are tailored to the individual needs and ability of each participant. Call the Andover, North or Northwest YMCA to get started.
Y Members Save on Programs
When you join the Y, you gain access to all 10 full-service YMCAs and their amenities. PLUS, members save on everything from personal training and child care to programs like swim lessons, dance classes and sports!