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 Wednesday, January 6 for all 2016 Clinics.
  • You must register at the Outdoor Adventures rental counter in the Carmichael Recreation Center from 10 A.M. – 6 P.M.
  • Full payment of $10 is due at time of registration.
  • Payment can be made in Cash, Checks made out to NC State University, 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.

Spring 2016 Belay Clinic Schedule

Date Time Price
Wednesday, February 10 7:30 – 9:30 P.M. $10
Sunday, February 21 4:30 – 6:30 P.M. $10
Tuesday, March 1 7:30 – 9:30 P.M. $10
Thursday, March 17 7:30 – 9:30 P.M. $10
Wednesday, March 23 7:30 -9:30 P.M. $10
Tuesday, March 29 7:30 – 9:30 P.M. $10
Thursday, April 7 7:30 – 9:30 P.M. $10