#2-1485 Welch Street
North Vancouver, BC
V7P 1B5
Phone: 604-984-9080

Climbing Courses

Whether you are a beginner, novice or advanced climber, The Edge Climbing Centre offers a variety of courses and services with your specific needs in mind.

Below is a list of courses we offer. Please call if you have any questions.

Beyond the Basics

Price: $185 + tax

Beyond the Basics is a 5-week long, complete novice climbing course.

It has been designed to provide a more complete introduction to all aspects of Indoor Climbing including: Top-Rope Belay System, Bouldering, Basic Movement Skills, Climbing Terminology, Grading Systems and much more.

This course is scheduled specifically during "closed" hours to allow new climbers to explore and learn in a relaxed, non-threatening environment. Once you've finished this course, you'll know what you need to blend in with the rest of the edge community.

"Beyond the Basics" is taught by some of the Edge's favorite instructors: Bil Westwell and Ayesha Khan. These 2 know their stuff and love to teach!

Note:   Students who have already taken our regular Intro Course can join "Beyond the Basics" for weeks 2 through 5 at a pro-rated cost of $148+Tax.  In the "Special Notes" area on your registration page, indicate the date you took the Intro course.

Course ID Date(s) Times Sign Up Now
#0529May 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Remaining*
#0610Jun 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm

*Please phone us to book this course.

Introduction to Indoor Climbing

Price: $65.00 + tax

Learn to climb and belay in a safe and controlled environment with A.C.M.G. Certified Gym Instructors. This covers all aspects of the climbing safety system, known as the Top-Rope Belay System. Our most popular course!

This course includes one week of free climbing time after the class! Offer is good for up to 30 days after the completition of the course and does not include gear rental.

Course ID Date(s) Times Sign Up Now
#0530May 30 9:00am - 12:00pm 2 Remaining*
#0531May 31 10:00am - 1:00pm
#0607Jun 07 10:00am - 1:00pm
#0614Jun 14 10:00am - 1:00pm
#0621Jun 21 10:00am - 1:00pm
#0624Jun 24 6:30pm - 9:30pm
#0628Jun 28 10:00am - 1:00pm
#0722Jul 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm

*Please phone us to book this course.

Introduction to Indoor Lead Belaying

Price: $65.00 + tax

This comprehensive 3-hour course covers every aspect of lead belaying and lead climbing. Highly recommended before you move on to outdoor sport climbing.

Please note that it is highly recommended that participants be able to climb the easiest routes on the EP and Scorpion Walls "comfortably" on Top-Rope before taking this course.


  • Phone us for course dates.

The Climb Clinic

Price: Edge pass holders free or $20.00 + GST including day pass for non-members


The Climb Clinic is a two hour, drop-in class geared toward beginner to intermediate climbers wanting to refine their technique and push their grade, while enjoying a supportive and social learning environment.
Classes will focus on effective movement aimed at improving endurance, overcoming unnecessary “hulk hauls”, and harnessing personal strengths. Each session will have a different theme so check out our Facebook page to see what is coming up.  
Climbers need to have passed their belay test.

Course ID Date(s) Times Sign Up Now
#0603Jun 03 6:30pm - 8:30pm
#0617Jun 17 6:30pm - 8:30pm
#0715Jul 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm
#0729Jul 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Upcoming courses
  May 29 Beyond the Basics
  Jun 03 Beyond the Basics
  Jun 03 The Climb Clinic
  Jun 06 Geckos
  Jun 16 Teen Intro
  Jun 17 The Climb Clinic
  Jul 03 Climbing Club
  Jul 07 Gecko - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 07 Spiders - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 14 Spiders - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 14 Gecko - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 14 Teen Intro
  Jul 15 The Climb Clinic
  Jul 20 Gecko - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 21 Gecko - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 21 Spiders - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 28 Spiders - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 28 Gecko - Summer Camp 2015
  Jul 29 The Climb Clinic
  Aug 04 Gecko - Summer Camp 2015