Youth recreational programs
Fun, fitness, and learning!
The Hive offers a variety of programs to suit all ages. Young climbers will not only have fun exploring the fundamentals of climbing movement and athleticism, but also be guided to set meaningful goals, deal with success and failure, and discover the value of commitment and perseverance. All programs emphasize risk management, respect, climbing etiquette and a supportive group dynamic.
Yes, programs include COVID-19 precautions
and may be altered for safety reasons
An active-start program for kids 4-5 years, also offering opportunities to connect with your kids…
Mini Bees is an instructor-lead program with a variety of activities including facilitated climbing, on-the wall activities, and group initiatives, while parents learn how to effectively support their children in the climbing environment.
Kids will build confidence and strength through fun and engaging climbing activities…
The Junior Bees program aims to foster a passion for climbing and a love of movement and physical activity through the exploration of bouldering. Appropriate for new or returning participants.
Learn new techniques, set goals and explore challenges in a fun and cooperative environment.
The Inter Bees develop their climbing technique and explore goal-setting in a fun and cooperative environment. New and intermediate climbers will be challenged at their unique climbing level.
QUEEN BEES (9-12)
Have fun, make friends, learn new skills and reach new heights in a all-female-identifying group setting.
Queen Bees will develop your fundamental climbing technique and you’ll learn how to push your limits in a friendly and supportive environment. Intermediate climbers will find individual challenges in a collaborative group setting focused on trying hard, having fun, and being yourself! Open to returning Youth Rec participants.
Your home base to explore climbing, have fun and challenge limitations…
Teens is a balanced program for learning and improving, while climbing and socializing. Focuses include solid foundational climbing skills as well as problem-solving, trust, teamwork and gym etiquette.
Teens 2 (16-18)
Develop your existing climbing skills and begin to work on introductory conditioning and training for climbing. Climbers in this class will learn how to apply more advanced techniques on steeper and more challenging walls, and will work on their own individual projecting and climbing goals.
Please note: to join this class you must have taken at least one term of Teens 1, or have equivalent climbing experience from a different gym.
Currently only available at both Vancouver locations
The next step, beyond Rec:
Bridging the gap between Youth Recreational programs and the Competitive team, Hornets is a program for youth ages 10-16 with a strong drive to improve their climbing amongst like-minded peers with support from enthusiastic, experienced coaches.
Experiential learning, fitness, socializing & fun!
This 8-week rock climbing course is designed for the home learners. Young climbers will explore the fundamentals of climbing movement and athleticism together, while also being guided to set meaningful goals, manage success and failure, and discover the value of commitment and perseverance.
Overall program goals include having fun, ample climbing practice, developing climbing skills, and building personal and social confidence through challenge and success.
Les Junior Bees (de 6 à 8 ans) développeront leur confiance et leur force grâce à des activités d’escalade amusantes et engageantes…
Le programme Junior Bees vise à favoriser une passion pour l’escalade et un amour du mouvement et de l’activité physique à travers l’exploration du bloc.
Apprenez de nouvelles techniques, fixez des objectifs et explorez les défis dans un environnement amusant et coopératif.
Les Inter Bees (de 9 à 12 ans) développent leur technique d’escalade et explorent l’établissement d’objectifs dans un environnement amusant et coopératif. Les grimpeurs débutants et intermédiaires seront mis au défi à leur niveau d’escalade unique.
Bold Beta Bees – Winnipeg
Have fun, make friends, learn new skills and reach new heights in a bouldering program for youth of marginalised genders including female identifying, trans, and non-binary individuals.
Bold Beta Bees will develop their fundamental climbing technique and learn how to push their limits in a friendly and supportive environment. Climbers will find individual challenges in a collaborative group setting focused on trying hard, having fun, and being yourself! Please email email@example.com for more information.
Scoli Climbing club
The Scoli Climbing Club aims to develop a community that empowers individuals with scoliosis to be active and learn how to take care of their bodies as they move through life.
Climbing provides symmetrical strengthening of the whole body, increasing core activation and shoulder girdle stabilization.
While learning experience-appropriate climbing techniques, participants will have an opportunity to connect with others on the same journey in an active, fun setting. Call us at 604 498 5460 or click the button below for details.
Looking for funding for youth programs or camps?
The Hive is affiliated with KidSport BC and Sport Climbing BC
** Please note the hive is not a part of the kidsport BC funding application process, any questions or concerns should be directed to kidsport BC **
Another option is Athletics 4 Kids
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