The GPRC Climbing Gym is a first class facility dedicated to safety and first-rate instruction. Our ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides) trained instructors are also certified with First Aid and CPR training.
Back by popular demand!
Adult 10 week Instructional Program
So, you have been climbing a couple of times and you'd like to do more... Or, maybe you've never been climbing before, but you'd like to get into it... Well, this is the program for you!
Every Friday, the GPRC Climbing Gym will be offering beginner climbing courses. We will cover topics related to proper foot work, improving your balance, learning how to grip the holds better, and much more. It’s a great way to get active or try something different with a friend.
Try one session for fun, or sign-up for multiple sessions if you’re really serious about improving!
Lessons run every Friday from 4:00 – 5:00 pm and from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Please call 780-539-2089 to register.
Price: $20 per lesson (including day pass and equipment), or $10 for members/GPRC students. Lessons can be purchased in groups of 5 or 10 at a discount.
Rope Orientation Course
Never tried climbing?
Our Rope Orientation course is offered to everyone on a drop-in basis!
(provided we have staff available)
This course introduces and familiarizes the student with the technical fundamentals needed to safely top-rope climb and belay. All equipment will be provided for the lesson and you are welcome to stay and climb afterwards. Please keep in mind, we need a minimum of 2 people to run this course!
Dates: Available most days, just give us a call!
For: Adults and Youth 14 and older
Duration: 2 Hours
Cost: $40 / person, $30 with annual membership
MUST REGISTER ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE
The intention of this course is to teach the skills and concepts required to safely lead climb and lead belay indoors.
Prerequisite: Hold Top-Rope Belay Certification for at least 6 months
and climb at a 5.10 level
Cost: $65 / person, $45 with annual membership
Duration: 3 hours
A great social time for newbies and wall rats alike.
Keep yourself motivated
Learn new skills and techniques
Meet other climbers
Surprise yourself at what you can do!
Remember: Signed Waivers are required for all participants.
Waivers can be submitted online or download a Climbing Gym Waiver Form (PDF) to be filled out and brought in.