Tag Archives | climbing wall


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 […]

Free Belay Certification for Members

On Wednesday, June 11th, we will be offering a free belay certification clinic for Y members. Belay certification gives Y members increased access to our 980 square foot climbing wall, eliminating the need to wait in line during open climbs. Some certified belayers may even use the wall at their own leisure, depending on level […]

Climb to New Heights in 2014!

The New Year is a popular time to set goals: why not make yours about rock climbing? Here at the Keene Family YMCA we have a 32 foot tall 980 square foot artificial granite rock climbing wall and a variety of climbing classes and programs to get you started with rock climbing and help you […]