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Monkey Business

A four-week progressive class for your youngsters. Does your child climb everything they can find? If so, this is the class for them. Your little monkey will learn about rock climbing and have a lot of fun! Parents will receive a complimentary Belay Training Course so you can share the experience of climbing with your child outside of class! Being able to belay for your child is an important step in showing your support and developing a mutual love of the sport! Registration is required for this course and is limited to 6 participants and needs a minimum of 3.

Price: $99.00

Must pay in full at time of registration.

When: Saturdays 9 -10:00am

Where: Either location (North or South)

Who: Climbers 4 – 7 years of age.

*Gear is provided during class.

Youth 101

A four-week comprehensive introduction to rock climbing designed to provide a solid foundation of climbing knowledge for the beginner. Topics covered include belay training, rope work, knots, introductory climbing technique, reading routes, cross training and more. ARG’s most popular course is the best way to get started and meet new climbers. Registration is required for this course and is limited to 8 participants and needs a minimum of 4.

Price: $109.00

Non-Refundable Deposit: $75

When: Saturdays 10:30am -12:30pm

Where: Either location (North or South)

Who: Climbers 14 – 17 years of age.

*Gear is provided during class.

Youth Lead Clinic

A four-hour intensive course (2 sessions, 2 hours each) is designed to get you on the sharp end safely. Learn clipping techniques, belaying, falling, and critical knowledge to succeed inside and outdoors. This course covers sport climbing techniques only. Registration is required for this course and is limited to 6 participants and needs a minimum of 3.

Price: $50

Must pay in full at time of registration.

When: 2nd and 3rd Saturdays 2:00 – 4:00pm

Where: South Austin Rock Gym

Who: Climbers 14 – 17 years of age.

*Pre-requisites: Must be ARG Top Rope Belay Certified before registering for this class! Must be confident climbing 5.9 and must provide your own harness and ATC style belay device.

Off Campus Physical Education (AISD P.E. Credit)

Are you looking for something more interesting than your Gym Teacher saying “Drop and give me 20 push-ups”? Call Austin Rock Gym about our AISD approved P.E. Waiver Class, which will get you out of Gym Class and take you to new heights while participating in one of the fastest growing sports in America. Austin Rock Gym has been approved by AISD to provide an alternative to the traditional Gym Class. Our trained staff will supervise the kids on how to climb and belay safely while having a great time and getting into good physical shape. Topics covered include climbing technique, lead climbing, anchor building, rappelling, physical conditioning and much more. Registration is required for this course. A minimum of 4 participants is needed to hold the class.

Price: $419.00

$75 Non-refundable deposit due at registration.

When: Wednesdays and Fridays 5:00p-7:30p

Where: North Austin Rock Gym

Who: Middle Schoolers and HighSchoolers

*Pre-requisites: Complete AISD OCPE Application Packet found here.

Homeschool Climbing

This class was developed specifically for children who are home schooled. It’s a great way to get some social interaction and physical education with like-minded students. Each day students will spend an hour learning a new skill (like lead climbing, rappelling, anchors, Tyrolean traverse, knots, technique and more) and an hour projecting, working out and climbing new routes. The class meets on a weekly basis (4 times per month) totaling 8 hours of instruction per month. Registration is required for this course. A minimum of 4 participants is needed to hold the class.

Price: $60.00/month

Must be paid in full at registration.

When: Wednesdays 2:00p-4:00p

Where: South Austin Rock Gym

Who: Homeschooler’s age 10 and up.

Private Lessons

Work with one of our skilled professional climbing instructors to reach your climbing goals faster with personalized training. ARG’s private lessons will cover any instruction needed: Climbing technique, how to lead climb, train for a climbing trip, how to use climbing gear correctly, or just how to get super strong!

Our professional climbing instructors have years of experience and are excited to help you reach your climbing goals. Call now and register for a time that fits your schedule! Registration is required for this class – please schedule at least 72 hours in advance.

Price:                                  Individuals                2 Students

Single Lesson (2 hours)    $100.00                     $125.00

4 Lessons (8 hours)          $300.00                     $360.00

Pay in full at registration.

When: Fit it to your schedule!

Where: Either location (North or South)

Who: Climbers of all ages

* Gear is provided during lesson.