Tag Archives | climbing programs

Conquering Fears Through Climbing

Lauren, age 10, signed up for the Y’s Gecko rock climbing class knowing that she was afraid of heights.   “I signed up so I could face my fear. So I would know that I could always face my fears,” she said. “At first you  had me climbing not even half way up,” she tells […]

Climbing Fest Wrap-up

Last Saturday the Y held it’s second annual Climbing Festival. Climbers and participants had the chance to win a bunch of awesome prizes ranging from t-shirts and chalk bags to Clif Bars, gift certificates, and even a sweet hang board thanks to donations from Eastern Mountain Sports, the American Alpine Club, the Access Fund, Organic […]

Get Your Climb On at the Y This Weekend!

This weekend is going to be a busy one for the climbing wall at the YMCA. On Friday evening, rock climbing will commence as part of TEEN NIGHT OUT, along with rugby and basketball. Then on Saturday, the Y will host it’s 2nd annual CLIMBING FESTIVAL which will feature a day full of climbing, prizes, […]