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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMIG EVENTS
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Climbing Wall Instructor Course

Climbing Wall Instructor Course

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11, 9AM - 6PM

The Grotto is offering a Climbing Wall Instructor certification course.

This course addresses the basic technical skills necessary to instruct rock climbing at a climbing facility and will address several different topics including bouldering, orientation and equipment inspection, and top rope belay technique.

Click the button below to learn more and register.

Registration required by February 3rd!

PAST EVENTS

Past Events

PAST EVENTS

80'S NIGHT

80'S NIGHT

JANUARY 13TH, 2023

We had a great time at our first Genre Climb of 2023, 80's Night!!

The 80's music, dress, and hair did not disappoint. 

Stay tuned for our next Genre Climb in February!

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SPREAD THE HOLIDAY QUEER

DECEMBER 9TH, 2022

This holiday season we are celebrating our queer community!

With a craft station and a live DJ, this event was filled with fun activities for queer folk and allies alike!

Thank you to all our volunteer belayers and staff who helped out climbers try out our route climbs and develop fundamental climbing skills.

Half of the proceeds from the event were donated to
Trans Wellness Ontario and Out on the Shelf.

UNIVERSITY BOULDERING SERIES

UNIVERSITY BOULDERING SERIES

NOVEMBER 12TH, 2022

This year, the Guelph Grotto brought back the University Bouldering Series.

With over 200 participants and spectators, the day was filled with action packed competition and spectacular climbing.

Congratulations to all winners and a big thank you to all participants and sponsors!

GRAND REOPENING!

GRAND REOPENING!

NOVEMBER 5TH, 2022

We had a blast celebrating our reopening on Nov 5!!

Thank you to everyone who came out to participate in the activities and friendly boulder comp.

Special thank you to our sponsors and local vendor partners who came to set up in our space on the day.

We wouldn't be here without the support of our community, and we look forward to many more years of fun, friendship, and climbing for all!!