2015-07-06_1300_001ROCK WALL

The 28-foot Mt. YMCA climbing wall features a totally natural, seamless rock face with climbing routes set for beginners and advanced climbers. Group rentals of MT. YMCA are available for birthday parties, school groups or other occasions. All climbers must complete the safety session before climbing. Staff will administer this on your first visit.

Open Climbing Hours:
M/T/F 4:00–7:00 p.m.

W/Th 4:00–6:00  p.m. (all ages) and 6:15–8:00 p.m. (adult-only climb)

Sat 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m



Young climbers ages 7 and up are invited to join the Y  Scramblers Climbing Team. This team welcomes climbers of all levels, so join up! Climb inside on the Y climbing wall and outside at some of Missoula’s favorite spots. Learn to belay, tie knots, boulder, lead climb, top rope and much more. The Scramblers train for the competition season in the Spring, and participate in regional bouldering competitions in the Fall.

2015-07-06_1259Climbing Team: 1 practice per week. Click here to register. $185 ($165 w/ Family Membership)
Day & Time: W 4:00–6:00 p.m. (Sr. Team also meets Thursdays from 4:00–6:00 p.m.)



Adaptive Rock Climbing

Climbing is for everyone! This course is for differently-abled participants and Workout Buddies are welcome. Register here.

Sessions: February 13–March 20
Day & Time: M from 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Pricing: $96 ($36 w/ Y Membership)

Intro to Climbing for Adults

This six-week course is for beginning adult climbers ages 17–100! Covers all climbing basics. Space limited to 8 climbers. Register here.

Sessions: March 28–May 4
Day & Time: T/Th from 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Pricing: $96 ($36 w/ Y Membership)

Intro to Climbing for Teens

This six-week course is for beginning teen climbers ages 12–16! Covers all climbing basics. Space limited to 8 climbers. Register here.

Sessions: February 25–April 1 and April 8–May 13
Day & Time: Sat from 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Pricing: $96 ($36 w/ Y Membership)

Little Climbers

Are your little ones always climbing the wall? Let them call our wall safely! Open to children ages 3–5. Register here.

Session: March 10–March 31
Day & Time: F from 10:45–11:30 a.m.
Pricing: $41 ($12 w/ Y Membership)

Women on the Wall

This women-only climbing class will give you confidence and skills to conquer all kinds of walls! Led by a female instructor. Register here.

Session: March 6–April 17 (no class March 20)
Day & Time: M from 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Pricing: $96 ($36 w/ Y Membership)



The Y would be happy to accommodate your group rental! Perfect for schools, homeschool groups, birthday parties, corporate team-building, and more. All climbers must sign a waiver before participation. Contact Amber Johnson at ajohnson@ymcamissoula.org for rentals and availability. Fees and limits listed below. Please give two weeks’ notice for all rentals.

Climbing Wall Rental Packages

The Whole Herd For groups of 20–30/$120

The Chipmunk 2 hours for 1–10 climbers/$70
The Tree Frog 2 hours for 11–15 climbers/$80
The Gecko 2 hours for 16–20 climbers/$90

The Marmot 3 hours for 1–10 climbers/$90
The Mountain Goat 3 hours for 11–15 climbers/$100
The Ibex 3 hours for 16–20 climbers/$110



One-on-one or small group training is available for climbers of all abilities. Contact the Welcome Center at 721-9622 to arrange private climbing lessons at times that work for you.

Individual lessons are $36 ($40 for non-members)
You can by a package of 5 lessons for $144 ($160 non-members)