#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
#0908Sep 08,Sep 15,Sep 22,Sep 29,Oct 06 7:00pm - 9:00pm
#1020Oct 20,Oct 27,Nov 03,Nov 10,Nov 17 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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
#0906Sep 06 9:00am - 12:00pm
#0913Sep 13 9:00am - 12:00pm
#0920Sep 20 9:00am - 12:00pm
#0927Sep 27 9:00am - 12:00pm

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.


Course ID Date(s) Times Sign Up Now
#0916Sep 16 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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
#0910Sep 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm
#0924Sep 24 7:00pm - 9:00pm
#1008Oct 08 7:00pm - 9:00pm
#1022Oct 22 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Upcoming courses
  Sep 05 Geckos
  Sep 06 Geckos
  Sep 06 MOVEment
  Sep 08 Beyond the Basics
  Sep 10 The Climb Clinic
  Sep 12 Climbing Club
  Sep 16 Spiders
  Sep 16 Introduction to Indoor Lead Belaying
  Sep 18 Spiders
  Sep 24 The Climb Clinic
  Sep 30 Coffee, Climbing & Conditioning with Ean
  Oct 01 Coffee, Climbing & Conditioning with Ean
  Oct 04 Geckos
  Oct 08 The Climb Clinic
  Oct 20 Beyond the Basics
  Oct 22 The Climb Clinic
  Nov 08 Geckos
  Jan 06 Coffee, Climbing & Conditioning with Ean
  Jan 07 Coffee, Climbing & Conditioning with Ean
  Mar 31 Coffee, Climbing & Conditioning with Ean