Programs at RoKC

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

Climbing Classes

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.

$25/member, $35/non-member. 1.5 Hours, Thursdays alternating between Olathe and North locations so check the calendar!


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.

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Top Rope Belay Basics

Learn to tie-in and top rope belay.

$35/member, $45/non-member. Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 pm


This class will teach and practice efficient rope management skills 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.

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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.

$45/members, $55/non-members.  Monday, 6:00-9:00 pm.


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

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)


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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Gym to Crag: Anchor Cleaning

Now Enrolling.‍ Learn how to retrieve equipment at the end of a climb via lowering.

$45/members, $55/non-members. Every other Wednesday from 6:00p - 8:00p.


The clinic will start with a demonstration of the technique.

Next, the technique will be demonstrated slowly, explaining each step.

Third, the class will take turns practicing with tips and tricks from the instructor(s).


To enroll, call (913) 318-3600 or click the button below.

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Yoga & Fitness

Yoga & Fitness

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

Details:

  • Yoga, RoKC Fit, and other classes available: view schedule
  • Studio is equipped with blocks, mats, and yoga straps
  • All classes are between 50-60 minutes. All levels welcome.
  • Classes are included with Day Pass, Punch Pass, or Membership
  • Members enjoy unlimited yoga & fitness classes
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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!

Included with your Membership or Day Pass

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Specialty Fitness Classes

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

We will offer a variety of fitness 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

Included with your Membership or Day Pass

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Personal Training

Work one-on-one with our personal trainers to help reach your fitness goals. Whether you are looking to increase your physical fitness for climbing, nutrition coaching, weight loss or skill building, our trainers will be there to provide you with guidance and accountability that you need.

20 for $20
Get 20 minutes with one of our coaches to work on a specific skill or to try out one-on-one training.

One Hour
$75 for a full hour of one-on-one personal training

30 Minutes & Various Packages
Available at reduced price

All participants must have a waiver on file.

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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 session, climbers will be proficient with basic climbing movement, technique, and teamwork, all while having fun! No climbing experience necessary.

Program Details:

  • Ages: 8 - 12yrs
  • This is a 8-week program.
  • Club meets Monday or Wednesday
  • Time: 5:00-6:30pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Cost: $240 per 8-week session. Price includes Club registration and full membership for the duration of the program.

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

Questions? Contact: youth@climbkc.com

Interested? Register here.


Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. Individual classes can not be purchased. Club payment can not be prorated. In the event of cancellation, a refund can be made when requested during the first two weeks of the session. All requests must be made to youth@climbkc.com.

Advanced Climbing Club

Focuses on children who aim to improve their climbing abilities all while gaining more strength and endurance. By the end of the session, climbers will be proficient in climbing movement, technique, risk management, and teamwork. Climbing experience is recommended, but motivation is the main ingredient for a kiddo to love the Advanced Climbing Club.

This Club is designed for climbers interested in joining the Climbing Team. 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
  • This is a 8-week program.
  • Club meets Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time: 4:30-6:30pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Cost: $360 per 8-week session, gear rentals are an additional $40 per 8-week session. Price includes Club registration and full membership, memberships will continue past the last day of club and will end the last day of the month


What's Included:

  • Club includes gym membership- minors must be accompanied by an adult during Open Gym hours
  • Climbers get one guest pass per month

Questions? Contact: youth@climbkc.com

Interested? Register here.


Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. Individual classes can not be purchased. Club payment can not be prorated. In the event of cancellation, a refund can be made when requested during the first two weeks of the session. All requests must be made to youth@climbkc.com.

High School Climbing Club

The session is designed for teens to become proficient with intermediate climbing movement, technique, risk management, and teamwork. High School Climbing Club is for both advanced and beginner climbers. Climbing experience is recommended, but motivation is the main ingredient for your teen to love High School Climbing Club. Teen climbers are also given the opportunity to learn the basics of top rope belaying.

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: 14 - 17yrs
  • Spring dates TBA
  • Club meets Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time: 6:00-8:00pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Cost: $360 per 8-week session, gear rentals are an additional $40 per 8-week session. Price includes Club registration and full membership, memberships will continue past the last day of club and will end the last day 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

Questions? Contact: youth@climbkc.com

Interested? Register here.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. Individual classes can not be purchased. Club payment can not be prorated. In the event of cancellation, a refund can be made when requested during the first two weeks of the session. All requests must be made to youth@climbkc.com.

Tot Climbing Club

Tot Climbing Club focuses on our younger climbers who are interested in learning to climb or already enjoy the sport. As an introduction to the sport, we focus on motor skills, climbing vocabulary, and having fun! No climbing experience necessary.

Program Details:

  • Ages: 4 - 7yrs
  • This is a 8-week program.  
  • Club meets Monday or Wednesday
  • Time: 3:45 - 4:45pm
  • Instructed by RoKC Youth Coaches (1:6 coach to climber ratio)
  • Cost: $175 per 8-week session. Price includes Club registration and full membership, memberships will continue past the last day of club and will end the last day 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

Questions? Contact: youth@climbkc.com

Interested? Register here.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment is for the entire semester. Individual classes can not be purchased. Club payment can not be prorated. In the event of cancellation, a refund can be made when requested during the first two weeks of the session. All requests must be made to youth@climbkc.com.

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.

Interested? Fill out our Team Application Form to receive registration information or to get in contact with our coaching staff.

Contact: Youth@climbkc.com

Summer Camp

Get your little senders moving with RoKC Summer Climbing Camps! Your camper will climb tall walls, play fun games, make great friends and learn new skills! Led by our RoKC Youth Coaches, young climbers learn teamwork, problem-solving, and experience an increase in confidence and self-efficacy in climbing. The fun is just a bonus! Our age-appropriate programs always push climbers to new heights.

Camps run weekly from June 7th - August 12th at both Olathe and NKC locations.


Little Senders Ages 4-7 Camp

  • School’s out, summer’s here and RoKC Summer Camps are the place to be! Little Senders Camp is designed for children between the ages of 4-7 years. Discover a new hobby or perfect your climbing skills, but most importantly, get active and have fun! During our camps, kids will build confidence and develop climbing skills from our enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, as well as fun activities like games and crafts!
  • Cost $60
  • One week summer camp, Monday and Wednesday
  • AM and PM options

Crushers Ages 7-10 Camp

  • This Crushers Camp is designed as two different camps, one for ages 7 - 10. Our climbing camps are perfect for beginner and returning climbers. Campers will build confidence and learn how to problem-solve, cultivate positive self-talk and respect for themselves and others, and develop climbing skills through game centric instruction and other fun activities.
  • Cost $180
  • Two week summer camp, Monday and Wednesday
  • AM and PM options

Crushers Ages 10-13 Camp

  • This Crushers Camp is designed as two different camps, one for ages 10 - 13. Our climbing camps are perfect for beginner and returning climbers. Campers will build confidence and learn how to problem-solve, cultivate positive self-talk and respect for themselves and others, and develop climbing skills through game centric instruction and other fun activities.
  • Cost $180
  • Two week summer camp, Tuesday and Thursday
  • AM and PM options

Terms and Conditions

- The minimum enrollment to run summer camp is 4 children for Ages 4-6 camp and 6 kids for all other camps. If enrollment is below 4 or 6 we can either refund your payment or schedule you for a later camp.

- Cancellations up to one week prior to the event will receive a full refund*

- Cancellations up to 48 hours will receive a 25% refund*

- Cancellations under 48 hours will not receive a refund*

*to reschedule instead of cancel, please contact youth@climbkc.com or call our front desk

Drop-off/Pick-up

Check-in begins 10 minutes prior to the start of summer camp. Please do not drop off your climber any earlier as staff will not be available to watch them. Please also be on time to pick up your child as staff will not be available to watch them once camp is over.

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Play Lounge

Bring the kids in to climb or drop them off in the Play Lounge so you can get a workout in! Our Play Lounge staff is excited to entertain your kiddos in our fun and inclusive environment. RoKC's Play Lounge is not a licensed childcare facility, therefore, a parent/guardian must remain on the RoKC Olathe property during child's stay. All hours are first come, first serve.

Time Limit

Play Lounge is not a licensed child care center. Therefore, ROKC is restricted to only allow your child’s usage of Play Lounge to no more than 2 hours total per day.

Price Per Child

  • $5/hour for members
  • $40 ten-hour punch pass for members
  • $7/hour non-members
  • $60 ten-hour punch pass for non-members

Before You Lounge

  • My child is wearing socks and is dressed for play (shoes will be taken off and placed in cubbies prior to entry).
  • My child's hands are sanitized or washed prior to entering Play Lounge.
  • My child is nursed/fed
  • My child is in a clean diaper or has used the restroom.
  • All personal items are labeled with my child’s name.
  • I have a change of clothes in case of an accident.
  • I will have my phone with me at all times for staff to be able to contact me.

Check-In

  • All children must have a parent/ guardian (18+) sign a waiver and agree to Play Lounge's terms of use.
  • For your child’s safety, a parent/ guardian is required to sign your child in and out of Play Lounge. The parent/guardian who signs the child in MUST also sign the child out.
  • The Parent/guardian will receive a wristband upon check in and must have the matching wristband on check out.

Illness

  • A child must be symptom-free of a fever for 24 hours in order to return. If your child is showing visible signs of sickness, it is the discretion of the staff to permit entrance. Signs included but not limited to:
  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Congested breathing/coughing
  • Excessive nasal drainage
  • Eye discharge
  • Vomiting

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