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Certification Exams

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You must pay by March 21 to receive the early registration price.

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Climbing Clinics

Pre-registration required. Sign up at the Recreation Center front desk or call (509) 963-3537.  Thanks!  Recreation membership or Climbing Wall Day Pass is required for all clinics.

 

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Top-Rope Belay Certification Clinic, $15
Select Mondays • 5 - 7 p.m.
1.13, 1.27, 2.3, 2.10
Saturdays • 10 a.m. – noon
1.11, 1.25, 2.1, 2.8, 2.22, 3.1
• Climbing Wall
$15 (includes equipment & belay certification exam fee)
Pre-registration is required

This clinic is designed to teach the skills needed to pass a Top-Rope Belay exam.  This is a good introductory climbing clinic.

 

Lead Climbing Certification Clinic
1.13 & 1.15, 2.10 & 2.12
5 - 7 p.m. • Climbing Wall
$25 (covers equipment and belay certification exam fee)

This clinic is designed to teach the skills needed to pass a lead climbing exam.
Pre-registration is required
Must be Top-Rope Belay certified.


1.27 & 1.29
Boulder Route Setting Clinic
$15 • 5 - 7 p.m. • Climbing Wall

If you are interested in setting routes in your gym, this clinic is your first step towards making this goal a reality. This four-hour introduction to route setting is an opportunity for you to learn the necessary skills and what it takes to set routes in an artificial climbing environment. 

1.14
Climbing Skills Series: Movement Technique
$15 5-7 p.m. Climbing Wall

This technique clinic is designed to teach the fundamentals of how to move efficiently on the wall.


1.28
Climbing Skills Series: Climbing Like a Girl
$15 5-7 p.m. Climbing Wall

This technique clinic is focused on teaching, coaching and enhancing a climbers smooth and static technique.  This course will be instructed by a woman and is open to anyone who wants to improve their climbing technique. 

 

Climbing Certification Exams

Climbing Certifications are required to belay other participants. These are annual certifications that provide you clearance for the CWU indoor climbing program only. Please check with climbing staff in order to arrange an exam time. Exams can be requested during any open hours and it is up to the staff's discretion/availability to offer the exam.

Top-rope Belay Certification Exam
During Open Climbing Hours • Climbing Wall • $5
All climbers must annually pass a belay certification exam in order to belay other participants on a top-rope belay system.

Lead Climbing Certification Exam
During Open Climbing Hours • Climbing Wall • $6
All climbers must annually pass a lead climbing exam in order to climb or belay other participants on a lead climbing belay system.