Programs

Open Climbing

 


NEW! ADULT OPEN CLIMB:
Ages 16+

For anyone who wants to get a great workout and apply what is learned in the indoor setting to the outdoor climbing world then this is the spot for you! Come in and see what fun new challenges await.
FRIDAYS 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Starting in September!)
FREE FOR YMCA MEMBERS

OPEN CLIMB:
Ages 4+ (minimum of 40 lbs)
Never rock climbed before? Open Climb is the perfect opportunity for beginners or advanced climbers. No experience is necessary. All Open Climbs are staffed with certified instructors. Whether you brave the 28-foot high walls or the 18-foot high ropes course, this is an experience you will never forget.
FREE FOR YMCA MEMBERS .

OPEN CLIMB FEES: (For Non-Members)
Guests will purchase a Day Pass which will include Open Climb (based on availability).
Adult Pass $14
High School Students Pass $10
Youth Pass for ages 4-13 $6
Family Pass (2 adult and minor children) $25

Sign Up for Open Climb daily at the Welcome Desk.  Sign up begins 1/2 hour prior to starting time for Oshkosh Y members. AWAY members and guests on a day pass may sign up for an open climb spot 10 minutes prior to the start of open climb.  Due to the popularity of the climbing wall, a line may form to sign up.  We can accommodate 3 climbers at one time during each 40 minute time slot.



NEW! OSHKOSH Y CLIMBING CLUB:
Members Only | Ages 4-17  (Starting in September!)

Want to be part of the Oshkosh Y Climbing Club? We encourage any ages from 4-17 to come and participate. Learn to work on building self-esteem, spatial awareness, and gain more open knowledge of the rocking climbing world during open climb. This brand NEW punch card system utilizes not only the physical skills you need to be successful to rock climb, but covers topics such as: safety skills, terminology, techniques and much more. Each participant has the opportunity get their punch cards filled out within a three-month period to move up to the next level! There are different clubs for all ages.

MOUNTAINEER CLUB 1-3:
Ages 4-8
Anyone under 8 years of age will learn things from what is a route to what certain rocks are called. In this age group 8 years and under it is broken down into “3” Mountaineering Clubs to progress the participants through their climbing journey.

GROUND ZERO CLUB:
Ages 8+
Next up for 8 years old and up are the “Ground Zero” Club 1 to Mount Everest Club 4 groups. In these groups the participants will learn every aspect of a route using their knowledge of the (Yosemite Decimal System) to tying their own knots.

(Jan 1-Mar 31 • April 1-June 30 • July 1-Sept 30 • Oct 1-Dec 31) Prizes will be awarded for receiving completed punch cards. Anyone 4-17 years old may participate. Stop by the climbing wall to learn how to be part of this very exciting NEW Oshkosh Y Climbing Club.
FEE $10 Per Participant

Ben Wanezek, Climbing Wall Coordinator
Email:Benwanezek@oshkoshymca.org
Phone:(920)230-8439