Youth Rock Climbing Classes

Ages 5 - 16

Discover new heights! Rock climbing classes designed to help kids ages 5+ develop strategies and challenge themselves to mastering new skills and movements.


Fall: September 5 - January 19, 2020

TO ENROLL: Click on desired class name.


Parent/Child Rock
5 - 7 years (60 mins.)

  • 9:30am

Rock Adventure
7 - 9 years (60 mins.)

  • 4:40pm
  • 3:40pm
  • 4:40pm
  • 9:00am
  • 10:00am
  • 10:30am

Chelsea Climbers
10+ years (60 mins.)

  • 5:40pm
  • 5:40pm
  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
Parent/Child Rock, Rock Adventure, Chelsea Climbers,
17 sessions (Sept. 5 - Jan. 19)

Parent/Child Rock 5 - 7 years

Looking for a great way to spend time with your son or daughter while getting a great workout? Our brand new Parent/Child rock climbing program is the perfect class. Our expert instructors teach parents belaying techniques and provide all instruction, while kids learn to scale to new heights. Focus is on teaching proper technique in a fun, always supportive environment. Climbing games and contests are introduced throughout the semester.

Rock Adventure 7 - 9 years

An introduction to the basics of rock climbing, including equipment usage, safety on the wall, bouldering and climbing. This beginner class focuses on fun while playing games on the wall and the spider rope.

Chelsea Climbers 10+ years

This intermediate program provides an overview of the fundamentals of climbing. Students progress into learning climbing knots, tying techniques, complex foot and hand techniques, heel hooking, crimping and dead pointing.

Rules & Regulations

Youth Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

  1. The Field House at Chelsea Piers reserves the right, prior to the first class or after, to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, with full refund.
  2. Class fees are non-transferable.
  3. Age determination for all Field House classes is the student's age at the time of the first class of the enrolled semester.
Fall/Spring Semesters
  1. All youth class fees at the Field House include a $75 non-refundable registration fee.
  2. Requests for refund of class fees will be considered through the third class of the Fall/Spring semesters. All requests must be submitted in writing. Refunds are not available after the third class or for students registering after the third class in the semester. Refund of the registration fee or classes prior to the date of notification will not be considered. If you are unsure of your enrollment, you may take a trial class when available.
Summer Semesters
  1. All summer youth class fees at the Field House include a $45 non-refundable registration fee.
  2. Requests for refund of class fees will be considered up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the class. All requests must be submitted in writing.

Trial Classes

Trial classes are available for semester-based programs based on availability. Trial classes are not available during the first week of any semester and trial classes may not be reserved in advance. Trial classes range from $40-$50 depending on the specific class.

Youth Class Make-up Policy

The Field House at Chelsea Piers will offer 2 make-up classes for semester-based classes that are scheduled to meet 12 or more times during the semester and 1 class for programs that meet less than 12 times. No make-ups are available for leagues, team practices, or classes/programs that are 9 sessions or less. Each semester-based program offers different opportunities for make-ups throughout the semester. For additional details regarding scheduling make-up classes please click here.
PLEASE NOTE: Make-up classes are not offered for the Summer Session.

School Break Camps

Full payment must be received at the time of enrollment to secure your child's place in Camp. Refunds (less a $30/day deposit) will be granted up to one week prior to the first day of camp. After that day, no refunds will be granted for absences, transportation delays, inclement weather, withdrawals or dismissals. No make-up sessions are offered for days missed.