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Monday, November 6 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Climb On Climb On! How to Bring Climbing to Your School

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Indoor rock climbing is a dynamic physical activity that enhances strength, muscle endurance, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance and has the power to transform your physical education program while uniquely captivating a wide range of youth. The Climb On! presentation informs participants about everything they need to know to bring rock climbing to their school. Participants will explore the rationale for adding climbing to their program. They will learn how climbing can improve physical fitness levels, while also developing cognitive and social-emotional skills. They will be introduced to the different types of climbing walls available and how to choose the one that best meets their needs. Step-by-step planning, safety and risk management information will all be addressed. The program ends with an overview of exciting activities that can be hosted on a climbing wall. Participants will leave inspired and equipped with resources that will inform and support a planning process for acquiring a climbing wall at their school.


Monday November 6, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
Health Sciences 307

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