YOUR FIRST VISIT

Never climbed before? No problem. Here is everything you need to know for your first visit.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Comfortable loose or flexible clothing is most recommended. Climbing shoes and chalk are recommended, both are available for rent or pruchase.

A waiver must be signed for each climber. For climbers under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign. All waivers will need to be renewed every 3 years. You can fill out your waiver online or at the gym.

ONLINE WAIVER

We have parking spaces out front!

Kids between 6 and up are welcome but require direct supervision at all times.

See our Youth Climbing page for more info on supervision ratios and what to expect.

LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUTH CLIMBING

SIGN A WAIVER

Don't forget to sign a waiver for each participant before your visit! A parent or legal guardian must sign for any participant under the age of 18. 

SIGN A WAIVER

BOULDERING EXPLAINED

Bouldering is one of the easiest ways to start climbing, with no need for harnesses or ropes. With walls ranging up to 16 feet tall and protected by thick mats, all you'll need is a pair of climbing shoes.

We'll start you off on the right foot on your first visit with an orientation, covering all of the safety essentials so that you can climb with confidence.

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PROBLEM SOLVING


Beyond the obvious physical challenge, bouldering provides a mental challenge that will get you hooked and coming back for more. Each boulder is set using a specific colour to indicate which holds are part of the boulder. Climbing a boulder problem involves "solving" the sequence of moves you will need to execute to reach the top. 

Boulders are reset on a regular basis, keeping the problems new and exciting every time!

GRADING SYSTEM


To indicate the difficulty of the climb, Seven Bays uses a circuit system. Every boulder is identified with a coloured tape on the starting holds to indicate which circuit it is part of. The circuits are designed to encourage progression and skill-learning.

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GETTING STARTED

It's easy to get started! Check out our options below.

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BOULDERING 101


The Bouldering 101 course will cover the basic of bouldering, how to warm up, climbing techniques, climbing holds and movements terminology as well as understanding the boulder circuits. It's the best way to start!

The Bouldering 101 course may also be purchased as a package to include a month membership and shoe rentals!

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INTRO WEEK


This is the best deal to kickstart your climbing and get a feel for Seven Bays. Get 7 days of unlimited climbing across both locations with rental shoes.

This offer is exclusively available on your first visit.

BOOK A SESSION NOW!
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