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Youth Teams

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YOUTH PROGRAMS – BKBEASTS

The BKBeasts train in two consecutive twelve-week seasons: American Bouldering Series Fall Season (ABS) and Sport Climbing Series Spring Season (SCS).

Details

From beginners to National Champions in training, The BKBeasts Climbing Team is a program created specifically for young climbers who want to progress while training in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. The team is split into small groups according to skill level, providing personal attention and a tailored experience for each individual.

 

  • Ages 8–18
  • Four sections with 1:5 or 1:3 coach to climber ratio
  • More about Youth Teams

American Bouldering Series Fall Season

  • Bouldering
  • September to December (12 weeks of training and local competition)
  • ABS National Championships for qualifying competitors in February

Sport Climbing Series Spring Season (SCS)

  • Tope rope and sport climbing
  • February to May (12 weeks of training and local competition)
  • SCS National Championships for qualifying competitors in July

THE TEAMS

Beasts 101

Ages 8–11 | $600/Beast

The 101 program is all about making friends and learning new skills through climbing, games and fun. Beasts will also receive a slow introduction of training elements to keep them excited and engaged as they grow as climbers. This program provides everything needed to get on the path to National Championships or a lifetime of recreational climbing.

  • Ages 8–11
  • Non-competitive team
  • Practice Mondays 4:30 PM–6:30 PM for 12 weeks
  • Full membership for the season

If your child is interested in joining a youth team email: queensbridge.kids@brooklynboulders.com

*New members must attend tryouts for placement.

Tryouts Begin

February 18 | 9AM-12PM

(Tryouts Are FREE)

JUNIOR COMPETITIVE

Ages 8 – 18 | $1300/Beast

The Jr. Comp team is reserved for young climbers with a strong competitive desire and a high level of climbing ability. The training program focuses not only on developing physical strength, mental strength, and technical proficiency, but also on mastering competition formats and the subtle nuances of climbing movement. Practices are 2 days a week at a 1:3 coach-to-climber ratio.

Team Information:

  • Ages 8-18
  • Practice Tuesdays from 4:30pm-7pm and Saturdays from 9am-11:30am
  • Full gym membership for the season
  • Post-season coaching for Regionals, Divisionals and Nationals *if competitors qualify*
  • 1:3 coach to climber ratio – specialized coaching based on your climbers long and short term goals.

Requirements:

  • Bouldering – Onsite V3/Redpoint V4 +
  • Rope Climbing – Onsite 5.10/ Redpoint 5.11 +
  • Must climb 1+ days outside of sanctioned BKBeast practice/training.
  • Have a commitment to year round climbing and physical fitness.
  • Have a high proficiency of technical movement. Exhibit a high level of technical movement and understanding on the climbing wall.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to BKBeast’s Behavioral Standard on and off the wall
  • Have a desire to compete at the local, regional and divisional level.

If your child is interested in joining a youth team email: queensbridge.kids@brooklynboulders.com

*New members must attend tryouts for placement.

Tryouts Begin

February 19 | 9AM-12PM

(Tryouts Are FREE)