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Beginner Climbing Lesson (Group Rate)

*** You must be a CORA member to sign up for this lesson ***

*** You will be placed on the "Waiting" list until the lesson payment ($25) is made to the gym ***

Would you like to start climbing but don't have the technical know-how? This lesson, which is given by an instructor from the Chinook Climbing Centre, is designed to teach you what you need for top rope climbing. And as a CORA member, you'll get the discounted rate of $25/person instead of the regular $40.

What: Beginner Climbing Lesson by an instructor

Where: Chinook Climbing Centre (

When: Tuesday Nov 13, Time: 6.30 pm

Cost: $25/person

Min number of participants: 4 people

Max number of participants: 20 people

Description (as per the gym): "An introductory lesson into the basics of climbing. With 2 hours of instruction and supervised climbing, we will have you leaving with the confidence and knowledge of all basic skills to top-rope climb and belay. All equipment and belay test included"




To move from the "Waiting" to the "Attending" list, follow these instructions:

1 - You need to make a payment to the gym by Saturday Nov 10, 7 pm at the latest. To do that, you can either call and pay over the phone or in person at the gym. The gym number is: (403)[masked]

2 - When making the payment, mention it's for the "Nov 13 Climbing lesson for CORA/Maya"

3 - It's $25 and it also includes climbing in the gym after the lesson

4 - Every participant MUST bring a completed gym waiver form. To complete a waiver form:

    • go to
    • click on the Chinook location.
    • Click on online waiver form ( found on left side of page)
    • Complete form and submit.
    • Print it and sign it.
    • Bring completed waiver form into gym for your registered lesson

6 - If you are not a paid CORA member or haven't renewed your membership for 2012, please make sure to bring the CORA yearly membership fee ($20) with you on Nov 13

7 - Email me once you make the payment to the gym so I move you to the "Attending" list. To send me an email, click on my name and you'll be taken to my profile page. Click on the "Send email" link to compose then send the email.


What to bring:

  • A lock to store your belongings in the locker room
  • Flip Flop - bare feet and outside shoes are not allowed in the climbing area and your feet will hate you if you keep your climbing shoes on for too long
  • thin socks if you will use the gym's climbing shoes
  • Comfortable clothes: t-shirt and stretchy or comfy sports pants or capri (like hiking or workout pants). Avoid shorts as they will get pulled up by the harness and become very uncomfortable

CORA Membership:

    • Membership fee is $20 for the whole year which lasts until the Annual General Meeting in February 2013.

Rules of Conduct:

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi maya. Sorry about being all last minute, but I paid the gym today. They said that was fine. See u tonight.

    November 13, 2012

  • C. E. L.

    Hello Maya! Did I change my rsvp from 'Waiting' to 'Not Attending', or was that a function of the site? I did pay over the phone on Saturday night...

    November 13, 2012

  • Keith M.

    I would love to do this. Will another session take place soon?

    November 12, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hoping maybe there might be another one scheduled as would have loved to be a part of this....

    November 12, 2012

  • Maya

    Hi everyone, We have a full house for this lesson, this is great!

    A reminder, in order to be moved to the "going" list and to save your spot, you need to pay the gym by this Saturday. Please read the "Instructions" section of the meetup description to know how to make the payment and don't forget to email me afterwards so I confirm you. Cheers and see you soon

    November 8, 2012

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Membership dues

CAD20.00 before first trip

This covers: Annual Membership

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “Payment must be made before attending your first trip of the year with CORA. Your Membership will be valid until the next AGM.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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