Belay Clinics are 2-hour classes at Rockwall that teach the basics of rock climbing including catching a climber during a fall and lowering them safely. These clinics cost $10.


Belay Clinic Curriculum:

  • Harness use
  • Climbing knots
  • Tying into a harness
  • Setting up the belay device
  • Belaying technique
  • Safety checks
  • Commands used in belaying and climbing
  • Catching a fall
  • Lowering a climber

Safety Skills Assessments is not part of the Belay Clinic.


Belay Clinic Registration

  • Registration opens January 6, 2014 for all Clinics.
  • You must register at the Outdoor Adventures rental counter in the Carmichael Recreation Center from Noon – 5 p.m.
  • Full payment of $10 is due at time of registration.
  • Payment can be made in Cash, Checks made out to NCSU, or Credit/Debit Card. We accept Visa & MasterCard.
  • No refunds will be issued.
  • If you need to cancel we will do our best to reschedule you in another clinic.

Group Programs: Want to bring a group to the wall? Programs are available throughout the year. Contact the Climbing Wall manager for prices and scheduling at (919) 513-0072.


Fall 2014 Belay Clinic Schedule

 Date Time Cost
 September 15, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 September 23, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 October 1, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 October 5, 2014 4:30 p.m. $10
 October 14, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 October 22, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 October 30, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 November 3, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 November 11, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10
 November 19, 2014 7:30 p.m. $10