Youth programs for all skill levels. Sign up monthly!
Birthday & Climbing Parties
Celebrate at Minneapolis Bouldering Project with a party full of climbing! At MBP, our fantastic birthday party and event crew provide everything from climbing instruction to challenge games. Our private space surrounded by climbing walls is perfect for any celebration. Our parties are ideal for ages 5-10 years.
Sat and Sun, 11am-1pm or 4pm-6pm
After School Clubs
Minneapolis Bouldering Project after school clubs are 6-week programs that run from the months of September - June. These age based programs foster a love for climbing and physical activity, teach the overarching skills of problem solving and perseverance, and support lifelong friendships within a lifelong sport.
Pebbles (Ages 3-5)
Sun 9:00-10:30am or Tue 5:00-6:30pm
Boulders (Ages 6-9)
Tue or Thu 5:00-6:30pm
Mountains (Ages 10-12)
Mon or Wed 5:00-7:00 pm
Camps at MBP immerse youth of all experience levels in bouldering. Participants will giggle, play, and explore within MBP’s bright walls, guided by the Bouldering Project’s family of invested, patient facilitators. Activities are a balance of climbing as well as games, personal challenges, and project based learning. Ages 5-12 are welcome, we will have groups based on age and skill level.
Summer camps at MBP immerse youth of all experience levels in a full week of bouldering. Participants will giggle, play, and explore within MBP’s bright walls, guided by the Bouldering Project’s family of invested, patient facilitators. Activities are a balance of climbing as well as games, personal challenges, and project based learning.
MBP Climbing Team (Ages 7-18)
A supportive, inclusive youth climbing culture of pushing through adversity, learning from challenges, AND rewarding effort and commitment. We use climbing to build emotional, mental, and physical skills while developing lifelong climbers and friends.
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00-7:00 pm
● $225 per Month for 3 days per week
● $200 per Month for 2 days per week
MBP YOUTH GYM MEMBERSHIP IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF TEAM.
No athlete will be turned away. we will recommend which team will best suit the development of the athlete.
For details and to sign up for tryouts, contact head coach Tyler Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Intro to MBP
Climbing is a lifelong sport that is fun for all ages, abilities and experience levels and can be a great way to spend healthy, active family time together. Join us for Intro to MBP for Families and learn techniques to climb with and support your family members. Get all the basics on climbing and our facility with a focus on communication techniques, games, and all the terms and etiquette to make you look like pros.
This class is free with your day pass, punch card, or membership and is limited to two families at a time.
This class is for all skill levels and ages.
Interested in bringing a group to MBP?
Minimum of 10 climbers and maximum of 30 climbers.
Group Rates (includes rental shoes)
$12 Adults (18+)
$10 Youth (17-)
Monday- Friday 6am-4pm
Saturday- Sunday 9am, 12pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm
Want an instructor?
Great! We need 2 weeks notice and it is priced at $20/hr
*We need group members names (and waivers) before your visit*
Youth Safety Rules
ANY YOUTH (YOUNGER THAN 14) MUST BE ACTIVELY SUPERVISED BY THE ADULT WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEM DURING THEIR VISIT TO THE GYM. DIRECT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED OVER YOUTH DURING THE ENTIRETY OF THEIR VISIT.
ADULTS CANNOT SUPERVISE MORE THAN 2 YOUTH AT A TIME IN THE ADULT CLIMBING AREA.
IN THE YOUTH SECTIONS OF THE GYM AN ADULT MAY SUPERVISE UP TO 3 YOUTH AT A TIME.
Before climbing, all participants under 18 must have a waiver signed only by a parent or legal guardian.
Unchaperoned drop-offs are not permitted. Youth must be actively supervised by their responsible adult at all times.
No jumping off structures.
No running, rough-housing, horseplay or acrobatics (flips, cartwheels, handstands, etc.).
Indoor voices. No yelling.
Fitness equipment may only be used by people 14 and over. No playing allowed on fitness equipment.
Never stand, sit, or walk in an area where another climber could fall. Always look at the climbing walls around you, especially when walking through the gym, to see where climbers are on the walls.
Never climb above, below, or near another climber. Please be considerate.
Never climb up the designated descents on the top-out structures.
Everyone at the Minneapolis Bouldering Project must check in at the front desk at the beginning of every visit. If you have not checked in, you do not have permission to climb or use MBP facilities.
Before beginning any fitness program or changing your physical activity patterns, you should always consult with your doctor or physician, particularly if you have been inactive, are overweight, or have or suspect any sort of medical condition that might be worsened by exercise.