TEAM BRIDGES

Our Youth Competitive Climbing Programs are dedicated to training the next generation of competition climbers.

COMPETITION TEAM

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

$225/mo | $50 Initiation

Our premier competition climbing team. Comp Team climbers compete in USAC Youth Bouldering in the Fall and USAC Youth Sport + Speed in the Spring.

 

Climbers on our Comp Team are invested in the sport, and committed to working hard to be the best they can be. If you’re driven and you want to try hard day in and day out, this is the team for you.

 

Climbers will be chosen for this team based on their commitment to the sport and, to a lesser extent, climbing ability. Additional competition registration fees and travel/lodging fees will apply, especially for climbers competing at the National level.

Ages 12+

INTERMEDIATE TEAM

Tuesday, Thursday 4:00pm - 6:00pm

$185/mo | $50 Initiation

Our introductory competition climbing team. For climbers looking to progress in the sport and explore competition. Intermediate Team climbers compete in USAC Youth Bouldering in the fall, Northern California YCL in winter, and has the option to compete in USAC Youth Sport & Speed in the spring.

 

Climbers on our Intermediate team are excited about the sport, and interested in progressing as climbers and exploring the world of competition. If you’ve been climbing on your own (or on our Recreational Team) for a year or two and you want to step up your game, this is the team for you.

 

Climbers will be chosen for this team based on their commitment to the sport and, to a lesser extent, climbing ability. Additional competition registration fees and travel fees will apply.

Ages 12+

RECREATIONAL TEAM

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

$135/mo | $50 Initiation

Our recreational team offers climbers a chance to learn to climb in a supportive, team-based environment. Rec Team climbers compete in Northern California Youth Climbing League in the winter, and have the option to compete in USAC Youth Bouldering in the fall and USAC Youth Sport & Speed in the spring.

 

If you’re a new climber or just getting back into the sport, this is the team for you.

 

Climbers will be chosen for this team based on their commitment to the sport and, to a lesser extent, climbing ability.

 

We have five separate Rec teams, which meet one day/week according to age group. We have three after-school teams, and two Homeschool teams which meet earlier from 1:30-3:30pm.

Monday

1:30-3:30pm Homeschool, Ages 7-10

4:00-6:00pm After School, Ages 10-13

Wednesday

1:30-3:30pm Homeschool, Ages 10-13

4:00-6:00pm After School, Ages 7-10

 

Friday

4:00-6:00pm After School, Ages 13+

JUNIORS TEAM

Wednesday 4:00pm - 6:00pm

$145/mo | $50 Initiation

Our Juniors Team is a great opportunity for your little crushers to get their feet wet in the sport of climbing. We use a low coach:climber ratio and play-based workouts to make sure your climbers have blast.

Climbers should have a great attitude, and be ready to have lots of fun!

 

Practice: Wednesday, 4:00-6:00pm

Ages 4-7

ENROLLMENT

In order to protect the integrity of the program, and offer your climbers a high level of individual attention, we maintain a strict 1 to 6 (or 1 to 4 for juniors) coach to climber ratio. Most teams are at or near capacity, and we currently have a waitlist for all teams.

 

In order to secure your climber's spot on one of our teams: 

  1. Stop by the gym to complete a Team Bridges Membership Agreement and pay your $50 initiation fee, at which point your climber will be placed on the waitlist for your selected team.

  2. When a spot opens up, we will invite your climber to try out at our next practice. If selected for the team, your climber will begin practice later that week, and we will bill your prorated dues for the month.

For more detailed information check out our Team Bridges Primer & Code of Conduct. If you have any questions about what team to sign up for, please reach out to our Youth Program Manager, Ernesto Marin: ernesto@bridgesrockgym.com.

Coming to tryouts? Save time by filling out a Liability Waiver and Medical Treatment Release Form for your climber before you come. Each minor needs to have both of these forms completed by a parent or legal guardian before participating in tryouts.

FINANCIAL AID REQUEST

For Team Bridges

We strive to make climbing accessible for all. Towards this end, we're proud to offer a Financial Aid program for Team Bridges this year.

Click here to apply now.

Not ready for a commitment? That's OK! Check out our climbing camps, birthday parties, and private climbing lessons.

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  Mon, Wed, Fri:  6am - 10pm

​​  Tues, Thurs:  6am - 11pm

​  Sat:  8am - 8pm

Sun: 8am - 6pm

  510.525.5635

  info@bridgesrockgym.com

  Bridges Rock Gym

  5635 San Diego St.

  El Cerrito, California 94530

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