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Rock Climbing, adaptive - Twin Cities

Climbing is a great way for people to stay physically active and healthy. This activity works the muscles in the body while raising the heart rate, which makes for a great workout. In these sessions, participants will learn climbing skills and technique, not to mention it is a wonderful way to socialize and make friends. Come be a part of a community of climbers.

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What it is

Rock climbing is inherently a social activity that encourages like-minded people to come together and form a community sharing experiences, stories, success and challenges. Through rock climbing you can expect to:

  • improve health and fitness
  • become stronger
  • increase flexibility and balance
  • employ mental strategies of planning, anticipation and focus.

Who it is for

For youth and adults with disabilities, ages 6 and up in the Twin Cities Metro.

What to expect

Good technique is more important than physical strength when it comes to rock climbing, which makes this a great sport for many. You’ll climb at your own pace and at the level of difficulty that is right for you physically. Athletes will be paired up one on one with a trained volunteer instructor. With climbing you are your own competition - as you master techniques you can increase the difficulty of your climbing route.

Good to know

All equipment and gear is provided.

Get involved

To volunteer, contact CKRI Volunteer Services at 612-775-2727.

For information and to register

Contact information

Ryan Trench
Phone: 612-775-2283

Fee information

See registration link for fee information.

No participant will be turned away due to financial hardships. Cost sharing and scholarships are available. Contact for more information.


What to bring

Bring yourself and a positive attitude. We’ll supply the location, gear and equipment.

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