Canceled - Rock climbing for newbies

  • Date
    Sunday, 29 March, 2020
  • Time
    From 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Calgary Downtown
    830 10 Ave SW
    Calgary Downtown, AB

Our climbing wall is temporarily suspended.  Please check back for updates.


Hey there, climber!

We’re taking precautionary steps due to COVID-19, so we’re pausing use of our climbing wall for the moment. It’s super hard for us to keep climbing holds germ-free and we take your health seriously.

Thanks for your understanding.











Come and join MEC Calgary Downtown for a free clinic introducing you to rock climbing . 

Want to start rock climbing or bouldering? Join this friendly intro to climbing clinic to understand the basics and get some time climbing on our wall!  You’ll learn lots and feel confident to sign up for a climbing course or hit the local climbing gym

You'll learn:

  • Different types of climbing
  • How to get started
  • Shoes & harnesses
  • Ropes, types and construction
  • Climbing gear
  • Local gym and crag recommendations

Important notes:

Skill level: beginner

We will provide the climbing shoes, rope, belayer and encouragement.  Come by our downtown Calgary location and bring your sense of adventure.

We run also Rock climbing for newbies most Wednesdays from 5-7pm at our Calgary downtown store.

Who is teaching this clinic?

Our clinics are taught by friendly MEC staffers who are ready to answer any questions and share all the stuff they love about being outside. Everyone’s welcome!


If you have any further queries about the classes, please do not hesitate to call us at: 403-269-2420