Youth Programs

Youth Programs Back 2 School Bash - 8/11

We are hosting a Back 2 School Bash for ALL of our Junior Team and Training Team family on August 11th at our Midlothian location!

We want to end an amazing summer and kick off what will definitely be an amazing school year with an equally amazing BBQ for our amazing teams! I know that was a lot of "amazings" so, make sure you sign up with the link below and get this on your calendar so that you don't miss out!

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 There will be...

Food & Drinks

Raffle Prizes

Outside games

And of course we will be climbing!!!

 When: August 11th 5-8PM

Where: Peak Midlothian

Who: YOU, YOUR PARENTS, YOUR SIBLINGS and YOUR FRIENDS!!!

 

Please use the link below to RSVP by no later than 8/4!

 Please reach out to John Conroy at john@peakexperiences.com with any questions!

USAC Youth Sport Local Competition - 4/20


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DETAILS:

SATURDAY APRIL 20
@ PEAK MIDLO
$55

MUST PRE-REGISTER & HAVE INTRODUCTORY OR COMPETITOR USAC MEMBERSHIP

Peak midlo will be closed to the public this day

There will be limited roped terrain beginning April 14. Peak Midlo will be OPEN EXCLUSIVELY to members from 6-10pm after the competition wraps up.

 
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Competition Season

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Winter begins a series of USAC events for open and youth competitors. This past weekend was Bouldering Open Nationals in which Ashima Shiraishi and Sean Bailey were the top finalists. Friday begins Bouldering Youth Nationals where 5 Peak Team members will be vying for first! We wish Del, Nicolas, Paul, Trip, and Tyler the best as they travel out to Oregon. Go Crush!

In January, 2019 Combined Invitational in saw two previous Riverrock competitors, Kyrie Condie and Zach Galla, take first place. This event was designed to help identify who will represent the United States in climbing in the upcoming Olympics.

Bouldering Open Nationals will be re-broadcast on ESPN 2, Feb. 17. To learn more about USAC Competitions and where to watch events visit usaclimbing.org.

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Summer Schedule for Youth Teams

Junior Climbing Team and Training Team now at Peak RVA!

Junior Team and Training Team are both non-competitive climbing teams.  Junior Team is for kids ages 8-12.  Training Team is for kids 12-17.  

Junior Climbing Team focuses on climbing basics, teaching solid belay skills, developing teamwork and camaraderie, and having lots of fun.  

Training Team focuses on utilizing planned workouts and climbing exercises to help climbers develop technique, strength, endurance, and power.  This is all done while reinforcing the good belay habits, teamwork, and camaraderie built on Junior Team.

**Parents of Training Team and Junior Team Members may take advantage of FREE Fitness Classes and use of the Fitness Equipment during their child's team practice time.**

Please email JT/TT Head Coach Jim Bell if you have any questions.

jim@peakexperiences.com


Junior Climbing Team

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Peak RVA

Mondays 4:30-6:00 p.m.
 

Peak Midlo

Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:30-6:00 p.m. or
Saturdays 9:30-11:00 a.m.


Training Team

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Peak RVA

Tuesdays 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Peak Midlo

Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays 4:30-6:30 p.m.


Competitive Team

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Peak RVA

Mondays and Thursdays 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Peak Midlo

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4:30-7:30 p.m.


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Also, don't forget that Team memberships are full memberships to Peak and are good at both locations. 

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Riverrock and Regionals Spotlight Climbing in RVA!

It was a busy May for us as we hosted Regionals at PeakRVA and then helped to put on Riverrock the following weekend.  A HUGE THANK YOU to all the volunteers, staff, and climbers who made these events possible as well as our members who support the community!  The love for climbing in RVA continues to grow!

Check out these amazing videos from Riverrock and Regionals put together by our good friends Keith Reagan and Robin Pyle.  Enjoy!

 

Training and Jr. Climbing Team Coming Soon to PeakRVA!

Training Team practices at Peak RVA
start on Tuesday, May 29 from 4:30-6:30 pm

Junior Team practices at Peak RVA
start on Monday, June 4 from 4:30-6:00 pm

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The schedule will remain Mondays, 4:30-6: 00 pm for Junior Team and Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm for Training Team throughout Summer. We will begin to incorporate additional practice days as needed.  Details on additional days will be forthcoming and will be based on traffic patterns at PeakRVA as well as trying to best meet the time constraints of parents and Team Members.   

Directions to PeakRVA.  Parents, when you drop your children off for Team practice at PeakRVA, please be sure to use the main entrance at SCOR where we will have a Team Coach waiting to greet you and direct you to check in.  We invite parents to come inside and check out our new facility if you haven't already, and meet the coaches where we can answer any questions you have about drop off, pick up, or how practices will run. 

Training Team and Junior Team will continue at Peak Midlothian on our current schedule.  If your Team Member would like to make PeakRVA her/his home gym for Team practice, please contact Jim Bell jim@peakexperiences.com and let us know.  Makeup days can be done at either Peak location on regular practice days for your child's respective team, again please contact Jim Bell.  Any further updates will come via email or updates to our website: www.peakexperiences.com.

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Also, don't forget that Team memberships are full memberships to Peak and are good at both locations. Thank you all for making our Training Team and Junior Team dynamic programs producing strong climbers, outstanding team-mates, and truly amazing young people.  We here at Peak are grateful for your support and look forward to helping your kids crush all the cool new climbs, now at two locations.

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Bouldering Season Culminates at Nationals

The competitive bouldering season wraps up in the next two weeks as Open Nationals takes place Feb 2 & 3 and Youth Nationals Feb 9-11 in Salt Lake City, UT.  Both events can be viewed live at lt11.tv

Congratulations to all the climbers who crushed in Philadelphia at Divisionals and especially to Nicolas Ferree, Ronin Von Offenheim, Zach Blue, Del Hebert, and Audrey Polack who advanced to Nationals!  Good luck!


Results from Divisionals:

MJR
Nick Ferree- 2nd

FYA
Ronin Von Offenheim- 2nd
Bryn Shannon- 14th
Brynn Thomas- 17th

MYA
Carter Banning- 11th
Walker Barkstrom- 15th

MYB
Zach Blue- 1st
Del Hebert- 5th
Jake McCann- 7th
Paul Yang- 8th

MYC
Ryan Weickert- 17th

FYD
Audrey Polack- 2nd