Grand Valley Climbing

Teams

GVC Youth Programs – Fall/Winter 2019 

Membership is required for all youth programs accept the little rockers.

GVC Little Rockers 

Age: 7 years and younger
(no experience required)

Our Little Rocker’s program is a great way to introduce your kids to climbing as a family activity! Our knowledgeable staff works with both kids and parents in this program – both in teaching the kids how to climb, and supporting the parents in learning how to belay and use our facility as a family. This is a weekly program. 

 

Class Schedule:
Monday 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Team Expectations:

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

Prerequisites: Parent/Guardians must be present and involved.

Pricing: $50/month

GVC Young Rockers

Age: 7 years – 11 years
(no experience required)

Our Kid’s Club is the perfect program to introduce kids ages 10 and under to rock climbing! We teach kids the fundamentals of climbing through a supportive, game based environment. Our experienced staff is focused on making climbing fun and engaging for kids while teaching the necessary physical and mental skills of climbing. This is a great program to develop your child’s climbing skill, safety awareness, and self-confidence.


Class Schedule:
Tuesdays and Fridays
6:00 pm – 7:30 
pm

Team Expectations:

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

Prerequisites:

  • Current GVC waiver and orientation on file
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Signed Team Agreement Form

Pricing:
Membership is required 

$50/month + membership

GVC Recreational Climbing Program

Age: 11 years and older
(no experience necessary)

Our after-school youth program is a great place for climbers 11 and older to work on their skills in a non-competitive and supportive environment. Climbers will learn the physical techniques of climbing in a fun, attentive environment, as well as the necessary safety procedures for roped climbing. Our coaching staff is focused on teaching kids how to learn to climb while having fun and staying safe!

Class Schedule:
Tuesdays and Fridays
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Team Expectations:

  • Being consistently on time
  • Demonstration of teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Positive attitudes and a demonstration of commitment to the sport
  • No unexcused absences

Prerequisites:

  • Current GVC documentation
  • Current dues paid
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Signed Team Agreement Form

Pricing:
Membership is required 

 $100/month + membership
Sibling discount: $75/month + membership

GVC Competition Team

Age: 8 years – 18 years
(previous experience required)

Team GVC is our program for experienced climbers who are actively competing in the USA Climbing Competition circuit. Our professional coaching staff focuses on training athletes for regional, divisional, and national level competitions for bouldering, lead, and speed climbing.


Class Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
4:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Team Expectations:

  • Being consistently on time
  • Demonstration of teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Attendance of local and regional competitions
  • On time registration for competitions
  • Registration as member of USA Climbing
  • No unexcused absences

Prerequisites:

  • Interview with head coach (new members)
  • Signed Team Agreement Form
  • Seasonal agreement -> August – December
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Climbing background
  • Current GVC documentation

Pricing:
Membership is required 

$125/month + membership
Sibling discount: $100/month + membership

TEAM STAFF

Head Coaches: Mike Kimmel & Cody Abshear

Lead Instructors: Pasquale, Camille, Katie, Ryan, Larkin 

Junior Coaches: Cayden, Allison, Ryenn

Open House for Kids Teams: August 17, 2019

Ages 11 and under: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ages 12 and up: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm