Programs at RoKC

We offer a wide variety of climbing programs, fitness classes and yoga sessions. Expand a section to learn more!

Climbing & Fitness Classes

Yoga

Join us in our yoga studio for classes that range from relaxing and restorative to powerful and invigorating. Drop-ins welcome. 

Details:

  • Seven yoga classes per week
  • Studio is equipped with blocks, mats, and yoga straps
  • All classes are 60 minutes. All levels welcome.
  • Classes are included with Day Pass, Punch Pass, or Membership
  • Founding Members enjoy unlimited yoga classes

Full schedule and instructor details coming soon.

All participants must have a waiver on file. Call 816-843-7652 or email info@climbkc.com to create an account and receive a digital version of our waiver.

Intro to Climbing

Perfect for first time climbers or those looking to master the basics. This class covers skills, techniques, and vocabulary to help take your climbing to the next level.

$35/person. Dates coming soon.


Details:

New to climbing? We have you covered! This class provides guided instruction for beginning climbers or those curious about basic technique. With a maximum of 6 students, class is sure to cater to your skill set. Through demonstration and practice, you’ll learn the foundations of climbing technique, including helpful beginner tips and tricks. 


Equipment rental (shoes and harness) included. Please wear comfortable clothing that doesn't hinder your ability to move. Pants and layers are recommended. 


Participants must be at least 14 years old.


All participants must have a waiver on file. Call 816-843-7652 or email info@climbkc.com to create an account and receive a digital version of our waiver.

If this is your first time at our location, please arrive 15 minutes early to complete the check-in process and facility tour. 


Enrollment will become available upon facility opening.

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Top Rope Belay Basics

Learn to tie-in and top rope belay from one of our certified AMGA Climbing Wall Instructors.

$35/person. Dates coming soon.


This class will teach and practice safely and efficiently managing rope to protect the fall of a climber on top rope. Rental gear is included in this class. 


Process:

  • Tying a figure-8 follow through
  • Loading the (tube style) belay device
  • Partner checks
  • PBUS belay technique
  • Climbing commands

Gear Required: 

  • Harness
  • Shoes
  • Belay device (tube style)


Participants must be at least 14 years old.

All participants must have a waiver on file. Call 816-843-7652 or email info@climbkc.com to create an account and receive a digital version of our waiver.

If this is your first time at our location, please arrive 15 minutes early to complete the check-in process and facility tour. 

Enrollment will become available upon facility opening.

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Intro to Lead Belay and Lead Climbing

This class will introduce and practice the introductory skills to correctly and efficiently lead climb and lead belay with a tube-style belay device.

$55 for the first class. Take the class a second time for free. Dates coming soon.


This class will introduce and practice the introductory skills to correctly and efficiently lead climb and lead belay with a tube-style belay device.

Taught by an AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor. 

Gear rental is not included.


Lead Climbing Process:

  • Parts of a quickdraw
  • Tying in
  • Commands
  • Clipping
  • Falling
  • Clipping stances
  • Feet and the rope

Lead Belaying Process:

  • Use of a tube-style belay device
  • Rope management
  • Body positioning
  • Catching falls

Gear Required:

  • Harness
  • Shoes
  • Tube-style belay device
  • Locking carabiner
  • Lead rope (Provided by RoKC)

Enrollment will become available upon facility opening.


Participants must be at least 18 years old and Top Rope Belay Certified at RoKC. Climbers 14-18 must have parental permission to participate in the class.

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RoKC Fit

Join us for an all-levels functional fitness class to round out your routine.

This is a 50 minute class based on functional fitness, featuring segments on strength, core, conditioning, and mobility. Come prepared to get your heart rate pumping and break a sweat - this full-body workout is designed to help you reach optimal fitness!

  • Fifteen RoKC Fit class offerings per week.
  • Three classes per month included with basic membership
  • Premium unlimited membership available - includes RoKC Fit, pilates, and Zumba classes as well as climbing and yoga.

Full schedule and instructor information coming soon.


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Pilates, Zumba, and Specialty Classes

Our Pilates and Zumba classes are offered several times each week. Stay tuned for information about pop-up specialty classes.

We will offer several pilates and Zumba classes per week.

  • Pilates uses a series of non-impact movements to develop strength, flexibility, and balance, with a focus on core strength
  • Zumba is a fitness program consisting of dance and aerobic exercises set to popular music
  • Basic membership will include three classes per month
  • Premium unlimited membership available - Includes RoKC Fit, pilates, and Zumba classes as well as climbing and yoga

Full schedule and instructor information coming soon.


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Youth Programs

Recreational Climbing Club

Recreational Climbing Club focuses on children who are interested in learning to climb or already enjoy the sport. By the end of the semester, climbers will be proficient with basic climbing movement, techniques, teamwork, all while having fun! No climbing experience necessary.

Program Details:

  • Ages: 8 - 12yrs
  • Spring dates TBA
  • Club meets Monday or Wednesday
  • Time: 4:30-6:00pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Maximum 12 climbers
  • Cost: $120 a month, first month is pro-rated; final month is not pro-rated and the youth gym membership will finish at the end of the month.

What's Included:

  • Club includes gym membership- minors must be accompanied by an adult during Open Gym hours
  • Membership includes shoes and harness rentals
  • Climbers get one guest pass per month
  • End of the semester celebration on the last night of club!

Registration Contact: Catherine Arensberg at catherine@climbkc.com

*Registration will open for the Olathe spring semester in January 2020.


Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. There is a $50 cancellation fee for dropping out before the end of the semester. 

Advanced Climbing Club

The Advanced Climbing Club focuses on children who are very interested in climbing and potentially want to join the Climbing Team. The semester is designed for kids to become proficient with intermediate climbing movement, techniques, risk management, and teamwork.

Some climbing experience is recommended, but motivation is the main ingredient for a kiddo to love the Advanced Climbing Club. Youth climbers who show focus, maturity, and the will to continually improve may be invited to try out for the RoKC Competitive Climbing Team.


Program Details:

  • Ages: 8 - 12yrs
  • Spring dates TBA
  • Club meets Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time: 4:30-6:30pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Maximum 12 climbers
  • Cost: $180 a month, gear rentals are an additional $20 per month. First month is pro-rated; final month is not pro-rated and the youth gym membership will finish at the end of the month.


What's Included:

  • Club includes gym membership- minors must be accompanied by an adult during Open Gym hours
  • This membership does NOT include gear rentals. Gear rentals are an additional $20 per month.
  • Climbers get one guest pass per month
  • End of the semester celebration on the last night of club!

Registration Contact: Catherine Arensberg at catherine@climbkc.com

*Registration will open for the Olathe spring semester in January 2020.


Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. There is a $50 cancellation fee for dropping out before the end of the semester. 

High School Climbing Club

High School Climbing Club focuses on teens who are very interested in climbing and potentially want to join the Climbing Team. The semester is designed for teens to become proficient with intermediate climbing movement and techniques, risk management, and teamwork.

Teen climbers are given the opportunity to learn top rope belaying, lead climbing, and discover if they are interested in competing. And of course, have fun! Climbing experience is recommended, but motivation is the main ingredient for your teen to love High School Climbing Club. Youth climbers who show focus, maturity, and the will to continually improve may be invited to try out for the RoKC (Competitive) Climbing Team.

Program Details:

  • Ages: 13 - 17yrs
  • Spring dates TBA
  • Club meets Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time: 4:30-6:30pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Maximum 6 climbers
  • Cost: $180 a month, gear rentals are an additional $20 per month.  First month is pro-rated; final month is not pro-rated and the youth gym membership will finish at the end of the month.

What's Included:

  • Club includes gym membership- minors must be accompanied by an adult during Open Gym hours
  • This membership does not include gear rentals, gear rentals are an additional $20 per month.
  • Climbers get one guest pass per month
  • End of the semester celebration on the last night of club!

Registration Contact: Catherine Arensberg at catherine@climbkc.com

*Registration will open for the Olathe spring semester in January 2020.


Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. There is a $50 cancellation fee for dropping out before the end of the semester. 

Competitive Youth Climbing Team

Our competitive team is for young climbers who are dedicated to improving. The team practices three nights a week year round and travels to competitions throughout the region. There are no age limits, but we do expect a high level of commitment and focus.

RoKC’s competitive climbing team travels to competitions across the midwest, having sent climbers to regionals and nationals every year since its inception. Climbers are expected to have basic knowledge and climbing experience, though all levels are welcome. Team has structured practice three times a week. They practice for tall climbing competitions in the spring and bouldering competitions in the fall. Competitions are optional, but encouraged. 


Climbers on team are expected to have a high level of focus and dedication. For more information or to schedule a try-out, contact catherine@climbkc.com

Parent's Night Out

Take the night off - we'll entertain the kids. 5:00-9:00pm on select Saturdays.

Take a break and bring the kids to RoKC for a night of adventure! Our youth instructors will lead climbing, games, arts and crafts, and a pizza party. Parent's Night Out is available on select Saturdays for children ages 4-12.

$30/child includes climbing, rental gear, snacks, dinner, and fun! For discount inquiries, contact youth@climbkc.com.

Future dates coming soon!

Registration

Pre-registration is required. Limited space available. To register, contact youth@climbkc.com or call 816-843-7652.

Policies

  • All RoKC guests must have a waiver on file. Participants under the age of 18 must have waiver signed by parent or legal guardian. Sign our online waiver here.
  • Please have children in comfortable clothes that will not restrict movement
  • All participants must be potty trained
  • Your child(ren) must be free from signs of illness for at least 24 hours. If signs of illness are apparent, it will be at the discretion of RoKC staff to permit participation.
  • Late pick-up policy: First time = warning. Second time = $5 fine.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations up to one week prior to event will receive a full refund
  • Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to event will receive a 25% refund
  • Cancellations less than 48 hours prior to event will not receive a refund

RoKC will be closed on the following days: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday (open at 10am), Christmas Eve (close at 4 pm), Christmas Day (re-opens at 10am on December 26), New Year’s Eve (close at 4pm)