Rock Climbing

For all ages and abilities

Experience the West Seattle Health Club’s unique 40 ft. high rock climbing wall open to kids and adults of all levels for free climb, private & group lessons or events and kids’ birthday parties (ages 4 yrs. & up).

  • Group and Private Lessons
  • Kids Birthday Parties/Special Events
  • Kids Climb (ages 4 to 14 yrs.)
  • Open Climb Time
  • Belay Certification

The WSHC is pleased to partner with Kaf Adventures, a leading Seattle climbing and mountaineering adventure guide company to provide expert, individualized group, private, youth and adult classes on-site at the WSHC.

Group Rock Climbing Classes:

 

Intro to Rock

You will learn how to:

  • tie into a rope
  • belay your partner,
  • communicate effectively
  • limb efficiently and more!

Session time: 6:30–9:00pm on the following Tuesday session dates:

  • 1 November 2016
  • 6 December 2016
  • 3 January 2017
  • 7 February 2017
  • 7 March 2017
  • 4 April 2017
  • 2 May 2017
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Intro to Lead Climbing

You will learn how to:

  • tie into a rope
  • lead belay your partner
  • clip quick draws
  • clean and rappel routes
  • fall safely, and other skills.

Session time: 6:30–9:00pm on the following Thursday session dates:

  • 22 November 2016
  • 20 December 2016
  • 24 January 2017
  • 21 February 2017
  • 21 March 2017
  • 18 April 2017
  • 23 May 2017
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Please register with Kaf to guarantee your spot. Walk-ins will not be allowed to participate.

 

One on one and semi-private lessons also available!

Prices per person, for 2 hours: 4 person maximum to one instructor:

  • 1:1 $120 1:3 $50
  • 1:2 $67.50 1:4 $43.75

For questions or to learn more about booking group classes,private lessons and many other Kaf outdoor adventures, please see the Kaf website or email Kaf directly at register@kafadventures.com.

Birthday or Special Event Parties!

  • Book your next birthday party or private event on our rock wall!
  • Can be combined with our large Kids Club area and pool
  • Customized for all ages and abilities
  • Guided by certified, experienced climbing staff

Questions on kids parties and events? Call the club to get more information 206.352.3280

Kids Climb

Kids ages 4 to 14 yrs. have fun exploring, learning and challenging themselves on the rock wall under the watchful guide of a certified climbing instructor. Parent must remain at the club during Kids Climb. Drop in and monthly prepaid sessions available:

  • Mondays: 6:30pm to 8pm
  • Saturdays: 9:30am to 11am
  • $10/climb
  • or $40/month unlimited for members/ $60 for non members.

Open Climb (top roped and free climb)

Active climbers are invited to boulder or belay at any time during regular club hours when no class or training is taking place. Members belaying must have their belay card on hand. Members under 18 require parental consent to use the wall. Please check with the front desk or see the rock climbing group class schedule (link to Kaf flyer)

Belay Cards

Upon successful completion of any course, you will receive a belay card that authorizes you to use the WSHC rock climbing wall at your discretion.

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