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Kids Rock Blocks

Get your kids moving, learning new skills, and away from a screen for a bit – and get a couple of hours for yourself to run errands or just breathe. Sign your child up for Rock Block drop-in sessions!

Available at: Avondale | Uptown | Humboldt Park

Kids Climbing Classes

In our 8-week Rec Classes, our expert, friendly instructors will help your child build confidence, gain new skills, and connect with their peers in a positive environment – all while having an absolute blast.

Climbing Camp

Make the most of a school break with a Climbing Camp at First Ascent. With themed weeks and plenty of adventures packed into each day, kids will love the variety and learn something new every day.

Available at: Avondale

Birthday Parties

Throw a birthday party your child will never forget at First Ascent! A 2-hour party package includes all the climbing you can handle, plus dedicated space to cut the cake and celebrate.

Climbing Team

The First Ascent Climbing Team is a state of the art, intensive, highly-awarded program for young athletes looking to take their climbing to the next level in the USA Climbing Youth Competition series.

Available at: Avondale

Private Instruction

Get 1-on-1 instruction from one of our expert, friendly instructors. 

Questions? Email us at or call us at 773-564-9815.