Sign mandatory waiver before climbing

GRR Hours:

Mon-Fri     noon-10pm
Sat     10am-10pm
Sun     10am-8pm

Lessons

Belay certifications are challengeable by a practical exam at no cost to the customer. 

TO APPLY TO TAKE THE LEAD COURSE, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR ONLINE APPLICATION.
The lead test is approximately half an hour in length, and must be booked in advance. To book a lead test, email us at kitchener@grandriverrocks.com.

Intro Belay Lesson

The intro lesson is for people who want to learn how to belay. You will learn how to put on a harness, tie the necessary knots, and belay your climbing partner. The lesson usually takes about 1-2 hours. Participants must be 13 years or older.

Available lesson times: 
Please see our schedule to book into an available time.  You can book up to a week in advance.

Pricing$50.00Includes 1-day harness rental and a 2-week trial membership

All prices excluding HST

Lead Course

The Lead course is designed to teach pairs of climbers safety practices and procedures when climbing in a lead and lead/belay situation.

Skills learned through this class are practical for climbing indoors and outdoors.
Participants must be 13 years or older.

Pricing
Part 1: LEAD CLIMBING COURSE (6 hours):
$150.00 per person for a 2-person lesson
$220.00 per person for a 1-person lesson (but must provide partner who is already certified)
Includes two 3 hour classes
Participants must have their own rope, grigri, and locking carabiner
Partners must be relatively similar in weight
Participants must be able to easily climb a 5.10 in our gym
Optional part 2: OUTDOOR SKILLS CLASS (2.5 hours): 
$78.00 per person for a 2-person lesson
$100 per person for a 1-person lesson
This class covers content related to lead climbing outdoors but takes place inside the gym.

LEAD CLIMBING REFRESHER COURSE (charged by the hour): 
$26.55 per person per hour for a 2-person lesson
Participants must have their own rope, grigri, and locking carabiner
Feeling a little rusty?  For this class, we charge by the hour and create a course tailored to your needs.   Whether you need one hour, or three, this course will get you back to feeling confident in your lead climbing skills.  This course is designed for 2 people.  The course will end in a lead climbing test (or re-test) to make sure you’re ready to be set free in the gym again!  (The test is free and will not be included in the course time)

All prices excluding HST

Price does not include gym entrance fee (must have daypass or membership)

LEAD COURSE APPLICATION