Bouldering Basics

This 2 hour introductory course explores key bouldering movement skills such as footwork and weight shifting, as well as introduces safe falling techniques and bouldering wall etiquette. Become part of the University's amazing bouldering community and discover how fun bouldering is.

No experience required.
Includes Instructor, climbing shoes, and chalk

Climbing and Bouldering Wall Booking

Experiential programs as short as 1 hour and educational classes that cater to any skill level and interest.

All of our lessons start with a brief (15-20min) lesson that covers basic belay skills and climbing safety, then the participants have the remaining time to apply these skills and climb.  In longer programs, Instructors can include additional rope skills, movement lessons and/or rappelling.

After learning bouldering safety and falling techniques (5min) participants receive free bouldering time as well as directed movement lesson(s) supported by engaging games and challenges.

For more information and costs email Ashley

Strength and Mobility for Climbers

Awareness around the importance of preventative care to reduce the strains of climbing and long hours studying (or working) is growing.  Set aside just 1 hour of your week to develop good self-care habits that will help you ward off that tweak in your shoulder, the pesky ‘belayer’s neck’, increase mobility in your hips and hams, and strengthen the pulleys and tendons in your hands.   Take sessions separately depending on your body’s needs, or sign up for all four in the series at a discounted rate.
Includes; fitness equipment
$18 each/ $60 for 4

University Bouldering Club

Come meet the amazing people in UofC's bouldering community and develop your vertical skills. Each class our friendly staff will lead the warm-up and help you figure out beta by providing helpful tips and tricks.

Technique Builder

Improve your bouldering and climbing skills by learning how and when to apply new movement techniques. This 3 hour program will teach intermediate and advanced movement such as dynamic movement, body position, and coordination moves, as well as provide individual coaching to target your specific climbing needs.

Get Active! PD Day

Active Living is excited to offer your family a variety of activities on PD Days! Engage your child’s mind and body through a variety of safe and fun activities offered by Active Living including indoor climbing, gymnastics, gym games and active gaming. Your child won’t want to miss out on this exciting new opportunity to get active instead of sitting at home on a PD Day! Activities are presented as examples only and may change due to availability.

Before Care (8:00-8:30am) F19YCBC102 and After Care (4:30-5:00pm) S19YCAC102 is available for PD Day Programs

Old Man Petes

Calgary's Not-So-Serious Bouldering Competition 
Challenge yourself, get first dibs on sending all the sweet new boulder problems, and maybe even earn yourself some bragging rights. 
3 competitive time slots and 1 friendly category that is open to climbers of all skills and abilities. 
Prizes by draw at the end of each group. 

Spring Send Off

The UCboulder Club is stoked to be collaborating with the Outdoor Center to help you finish off the Winter Semester with a send.  Come get your climb on and celebrate the re-opening of the bouldering wall with all the amazing people in our climbing community.  With prize giveaways, sponsorship from a local brewery, and new angles/holds/volumes to play on, you will want to make sure you sign up in advance and save your spot.

Open to ALL skills and abilities. Seriously. This fun event is fueled by community and is free of judgement.