#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+HST.  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
#0512May 12,May 19,May 26,Jun 02,Jun 09 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
#0425Apr 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Remaining*
#0428Apr 28 6:30pm - 9:30pm
#0502May 02 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.

Pre-Requisite: PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE SOLID TOP-ROPE BELAY SKILLS.


  • Phone us for course dates.


Upcoming courses
  Apr 29 Spiders
  May 01 Spiders
  May 03 Geckos
  May 06 MOVEment
  May 12 Beyond the Basics
  Jun 07 Geckos
  Jul 08 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 08 Gecko - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 08 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 15 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 15 Gecko - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 15 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 22 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 22 Gecko - Summer Camp 2014
  Jul 22 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Aug 05 Gecko - Summer Camp 2014
  Aug 05 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Aug 12 Spiders - Summer Camp 2014
  Aug 12 Gecko - Summer Camp 2014
  Aug 19 Gecko - Summer Camp 2014