Youth Programs


 Seasonal Kids Camps

Camps are available for ages 6-12 years old, and activities will be centered on climbing– learning terminology, basic movement and technique. We offer kids yoga and several activities to work out their muscles throughout the week. Campers will 10922300_10204903901569996_8041271036391714567_ohave a healthy morning and afternoon snack. Our Camp provides a great controlled environment for getting children active while they are out of school.

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Anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian to enter the gym.

Click Here for a copy of the waiver.


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Introduce your pre-school age son/daughter to climbing at Focus. This new class is designed to develop agility, balance and coordination mixed with indoor climbing. Our instructor will teach your child the following skills in a fun, energetic and controlled environment.

  • Climbing terminology and etiquette
  • Basic movement and fundamentals
  • Body weight strength and flexibility

Class days and times: THIS CLASS IS TEMPORARILY CANCELLED.

Cost: $65/month- cost includes gear each class.

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian to enter the gym.  Click Here for a copy of the waiver.


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The youth climbing team at Focus is a competitive and non-competitive junior climbing team for kids between the ages of 6 and 18. The entire coaching staff are certified USAC coaches. Together, the coaching staff has over 30 years of climbing and competition experience.

We will provide a safe and fun environment that encourages the development of positive attitudes, values and character. We will help your son/daughter become a great climber, as well as a great person. Your kids will learn how to attain specific goals with dedication, perseverance, commitment, and hard work. We strive to provide opportunities that otherwise wouldn’t exist for the kids, and help them understand the greatest discovery comes from realizing their own potential.

Youth Program pricing INCLUDES access to Focus on PRACTICE DAYS ONLY. Enjoy unlimited access and purchase a Monthly EFT Team Membership for $39.99/month.

There are 4 different levels of team at Focus:

  • Balance— Mon/Wed 3:30-4:30pm OR Wed/Fri 4:30-5:30pm
  • Momentum— Mon/Wed 3:30-5:30pm OR Wed/Fri 4:30-6:30pm
  • Contact— Mon/Tues/Thurs 4:30-7:00pm
  • Focus—  Mon/Tues/Thurs/ 5:30-8:00pm and Fri 5:00-7:30pm

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian to enter the gym.  Click Here for a copy of the waiver.


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This practice is geared toward first time climbers who are interested in the sport and have little to no climbing experience. The emphasis of this practice is to develop proper movement fundamentals. Also, kids will learn the building blocks of athletics: agility, balance and coordination.  There is a mild/moderate amount of fitness training/conditioning. The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.2 to 5.9 on routes, and 5.7 to V0 bouldering. Falling Safety Class is required (free of charge).

Youth members will learn:

  • Proper warm ups
  • Falling safety
  • Climbing terminology
  • Basic Climbing Techniques

Schedule: 2 times per week for 60 minutes per session – 2 hours/week, 8 hours monthly.

Pricing: $100/month


Momentum

This practice is a step up from the Balance program. This practice has continued development of basic techniques of climbing movement. Kids will enjoy a variety of climbing exercises, with an emphasis on actual climbing. There is a 10854252_10152982830405625_8423395216202763476_omild/moderate amount of fitness training/conditioning. The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.10- to 5.11 on routes, and V0- to V3 bouldering. Competition is encouraged (but not required) on this level of team. Kids are encouraged to climb on off days to help reinforce fundamentals.

Youth members will learn:

  • Proper warm ups
  • Falling safety
  • Intermediate climbing techniques
  • Fitness
  • Basic power endurance drills
  • Competition (recommended)
  • Sportsmanship

Schedule: 2 times per week for 120 minutes per session – 4 hours/week, 16 hours monthly.

Pricing: $160/month


Contact

This practice goes deeper into the development of advanced techniques and movement. During practice, athletes will be working at a faster pace with a higher intensity. There will be more demand on physical output and completion of the 10854482_10152982834150625_8688851639125654793_ospecific task at hand. In addition to a higher level of climbing, the coaches incorporate physical training/conditioning into the practice. This training will focus on the development of full body muscle needed to climb at a higher level. Kids are expected to train 1-2 additional days per week with workouts provided by the coach. The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.11+ to 5.12+ on routes, and V3-V6 bouldering.

Youth members will learn:

  • Advanced climbing techniques
  • Power training
  • Lead climbing
  • Power endurance drills
  • Problem solving
  • Mental approach
  • Off the wall exercises
  • Competition preparation
  • Competition (required)
  • Sportsmanship

Schedule:  3 times per week for 150 minutes per session  – 7.5 hours/week, 30 hours monthly.

Pricing: $250/month


Focus

This practice is to prepare the athletes for the junior competition seasons. They will be required to compete in at least one of the competition disciplines, bouldering or difficulty/speed. The physical and mental demands of their climbing and1540510_10153171573185625_8155594501347965521_o training are the highest at this practice. We focus on competition preparation as the athletes on this team not only compete, but are also competitive within their category on a national level. There is even more strength training/conditioning in this practice as they will have a firm grasp on advanced movement and technique.  The ability of climbers in this practice will range from 5.11+ to 5.13+ on routes, and V4 to V9 bouldering.

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  • Elite climbing techniques
  • Advanced Leading
  • Power training
  • Endurance training
  • Increased fitness
  • Off the wall exercises
  • Competition preparation and strategies
  • Competition (required)
  • Sportsmanship
  • Injury prevention
  • Cross training

Schedule:  4 times per week for 150 minutes per session – 10 hours/week, 40 hours monthly.

Pricing: $315/month

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian to enter the gym.  Click Here for a copy of the waiver.


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Private lessons for members of the Focus Climbing Team are $45/hr with a 2 hour minimum.

Email Team Manager Joe Czerwinski at joe@focusclimbingcenter.com to schedule your time.

Rescheduling requires 24 hour notice. If you want to reschedule and cannot provide 24 hours notice, a $20 fee will be assessed.