Rock Climbing Classes and Certification

All patrons who would like to belay on our tower must be certified through the Recreation Center.

Patrons who would like to climb without being certified, may do so during Open Tower times.

Stone Basics Belay Certification Class

This is a two-part introductory class for students 15 years of age and older. You will learn the basic skills needed to safely climb and belay on your own at the CCPR Climbing Tower. This class is also the introduction to belay techniques. Once you take Stone Basics, you will be able to take the Belay Certification on a Thursday evening beginning at 6 p.m.
Tuesday 6 - 8 p.m.
Thursday 6 - 8 p.m. (Belay Certification only once Tuesday's class has been taken)
Fee: $20

*Limit of 8 students per class* 

Youth Climbing Class

Youth Climbing classes will be offered in the summer. Check for available times in May of each year.Youth will work on climbing skills and techniques, how to tie appropriate knots, fitting a harness and climbing commands.

Age Group: 6 - 12 years of age

Time: 10 a.m. - noon

Day: Mondays / Tuesdays

Fee: $20.00

Registration: May 21 (online only), May 22 (online and in person)

*Class size is limited to 6 students*


  • Monday Session I - June 3 - June 24 (Mondays only)
  • Tuesday Session I - June 4 - 25 (Tuesdays only)


  • Monday Session II - July 8 - 29 (Mondays only)
  • Tuesday Session II - July 9 - July 30 (Tuesdays only)