Group bookings

Friday field trips

These field trips take advantage of the great recreation options at SFU including climbing, swimming and gymnasiums. Full and half-day options are available.

How to book:

Contact the SFU Climbing office at

School belay session

Two hours of climbing for school and youth groups.

Book SFU climbing staff to hold the ropes for your school or youth group. This 2-hour climbing session maxmizes time on the wall - great for promoting exercise, physical literacy and team-building.

Suitable for ages: 6+. Maximum group size is 45.


Number of People Cost             
11 to 15 $180
16 to 20 $235
21 to 25 $290
26 to 30 $345

Larger groups may be accommodated, please contact SFU Climbing Admin for a quote.

How to book

Contact the Climbing office at 778-782-4059 or

Learn to climb multi-day field trips

Lessons that give youth the tools to improve their skills and climb independently.

In this multi-day program, participants learn the essentials of climbing in the gym. As this program instructs on skills that can be used in the future, it's perfect for introducing climbing as part of an active lifestyle.

Each session is 2 hours. Suitable for ages 10 and up.


Day 1: Safety Essentials

Participants learn how to put on a harness, tie a figure 8 follow through knot, belay (a term for holding the rope to keep a climber safe), check their system and communicate safely. 

Day 2: Climbing

Participant skills are assessed and put to good use as they climb and belay together.

Day 3 and beyond (optional)

Climbing Technique and Movement  - Participants learn the basics of proper climbing technique as they continue to practice their safety essentials.


$40.00/participant for 2 sessions. Additional sessions may be booked at a reduced rate.

How to book

Contact the Climbing office at 778-782-4059 or

Group belay session 

Looking for something new to do with your family, friends or colleages? Come try climbing in a fun, social atmosphere at the SFU Climbing Wall! This unique 2-hour session is great for social events, team-building or if you just want to try something new!


# People SFU Groups Community
1 to 5 $65 $85
6 to 10 $125 $165
11 to 15 $180 $240
16 to 20 $235 $310
21 to 25 $290 $380
26 to 30 $345 $450
  • Maximum group size is 45.
  • Mimimum age is 6 years.
  • Price includes rentals.
  • Please note that booking availability may be limited by facility useage levels and available staff.
  • Larger groups (12+) and those looking to book in the evenings should inquire well in advance.

How to book

Bookings outside climbing wall open hours are frequently possible. Please note, not all requested times can be accommodated.

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Birthday belay session

Have SFU staff hold the ropes for a fun-filled birthday adventure on the wall. Our experienced staff can ensure safety while your group has a blast climbing. Birthday sessions include 1.5 hours of climbing time followed by 1 additional hour in SFU Recreation's VIP Room. Suitable for ages 6+.


Number of People Cost            
1 to 10 $210
11 to 15 $275
16 to 20 $340

How to book:

Spring 2020 dates and times:

12:00PM - 2:30PM
2:00PM - 4:30PM

10:00AM - 12:30PM
12:00PM - 2:30PM
2:00PM - 4:30PM

These times are first-come-first-serve and subject to availability. Please see 'Schedule and hours' for posted closures that may conflict with your requested time. 

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