These hands-on courses introduce participants to the thrills and excitement of the vertical world. We offer students a variety of challenging experiences. Whether it is our basic two-hour program or a full day you will experience the thrills and excitement of being on the rocks. We also offer various instructional programs where participants can become proficient in a variety of new skills or refresh others.
This program is designed for those 14+ that would like to develop the various skills and techniques required to sport climb safely. Participants will learn rope handling, belaying, clipping techniques, Quick-draw retrieval, techniques for lowering, safety considerations, various knots all under the watchful tutelage of our qualified instructors.
Location: Milwaukee Turners Climbing Gym
Program Time: 630-9:30pm
Day: Mondays or Wednesdays / Single Sessions
Dates: June 11 thru August 15
Equipment Provided by ROEA: Quick-Draws, Ropes
Prerequisite: 6-months top rope climbing.
Suggested Items: List will be provided upon registration
If you have never climbed before or need a refresher, start here. Come join the ROE staff for a fun day of On the Rock and introduce yourself to the world of rock climbing with an emphasis on safety, learning, and fun. We’ll start out on moderate, low-angle rock to help you get the feel for vertical movement, then progress at your pace to similar or more difficult routes. Thorough instruction & practice students learn the basic fundamental skills of belaying, tying in, and lowering. Our goal is to help you understand the basics of vertical rock climbing so you can feel comfortable climbing at a local gym, tagging along with friends, or joining us for move advanced climbing trips.
Cost: $100.00 Per Participant
Departure Location: Estabrook Park beer garden Parking Lot
Program Time: 7:00am to 5:00pm
Dates: June 23, July 21 & August 18
Equipment Provided by ROEA: Harness, Shoes, Helmet, Belay Device, Chalk Bag.
Required Client Items: List will be provided upon registration.