The Upper Limits West County gym is a huge, brightly-lit gym with 40 foot walls and 14,500 square feet
of climbing surface that features two massive arches and a top-out boulder.The gym offers sport climbing
(top and lead) and bouldering. For solo climbers, they have about 8 autobelays which are typically on the
easier and intermediate routes. There are classes offered to hone your skills.
Rock Gym 101
This is great option to learn the basics, have a great experience, and/or do a fun activity with your date!
After taking this two-hour class, participants will gain the proper knowledge and technique to top rope
climb indoors. Safety procedures, proper belay technique, knot tying, and equipment usage are some of
the fundamental rock climbing topics. Class sizes are limited to ensure each participant receives the
most from their instructor.
Includes rental gear (harness, shoes, and chalk or a belay device), two hours of instruction, climbing for
the remainder of the day, and coupons to use on your next visit.
To learn the belaying portion of the course, participants must be 11 years or older (11-13 require adult
Intro to Rock Climbing: 6 Week Course
Introduction to Rock Climbing combines Rock Gym 101 & Rock Gym 102 courses plus additional training
and technique. This six-week course teaches the basic skills, techniques, and history of the climbing
sport. This is an ideal course for those interested beginning the sport or those looking enhance their
Includes instruction, rental gear and unlimited climbing outside of scheduled instruction times for duration
Classes are two hours in length and held once a week for six weeks.
Participants must be 14 years or older. Anyone under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal
Youth Climbing Team: Team ULI
Whether your child needs an active social environment or challenging competitive opportunities, our
youth Team ULI offers a unique chance for your child to grow and excel in a holistic manner amidst a
culture saturated in soccer, baseball, and other mainstream sports opportunities. Try it out and have fun with our Recreational Team or go for our Competition Team if competition is a priority. Either way, your child will receive weekly attention from our experienced coaching staff, opportunities to participate in regional and national competitions.
Upper Limits Youth Climbing Camps are designed to teach kids (6-15 years old) about rock climbing.The
staff is dedicated to teaching the basics of climbing, including equipment usage, climbing techniques,
and the importance of trust and communication. Each of the daily sessions will encourage kids to find
new ways of approaching climbing through age-appropriate group instruction. Each child will finish our
climbing camp with a sense of self-confidence and accomplishment.
1304 West Washinton Street Bloomington, IL 61701
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