• Autism Climbs Certification

    eCourse: Teaching Climbing to Kids with Autism

    Prepare on the spot

    Look up games, tips and tricks whenever you need them

    PC or mobile app

    Study at home or on the go

  • Autism Climbs in-person staff training

    Autism Climbs offers staff trainings that help climbing gyms to efficiently serve the autism population.

    The staff trainings include practical advice, ideas for meaningful accommodations and sensory teaching materials for truly inclusive climbing gyms. Each participant, as well as the facility, will receive the Autism Climbs Certification.


    Autism Climbs Certified Gyms offer private lessons geared toward pre-climbing activities and preparation for group instruction, along with a variety of thoughtful accommodations for climbers on the spectrum.

    Autism Climbs Certified Gym

    ABC Kids Climbing

    1960 32nd St, Boulder, CO 80301

    All the staff at ABC has attended the training 'Climbing for Kids with Autism'.

    "At ABC Kids Climbing, we create an inclusive environment for all of our students. We ensure equal access for children with conditions such as autism or ADHD and provide our instructors with relevant training. Taking part in the workshop "Teaching Climbing to Kids with Autism" was part of this effort. Our instructors found it helpful and inspiring, and our young climbers benefit from our more inclusive environment and targeted instruction." - Karla Lankford, ABC Kids Climbing

    Autism Climbs Certified Gym

    evo ROCK + FITNESS Louisville

    At evo ROCK + FITNESS Louisville, climbers on the spectrum will experience compassion and inclusion.

  • Certified Gyms

    Here are our Autism Climbs Certified Gyms, where climbers of ALL abilities experience inclusion. These gyms went the extra mile to learn about autism and related sensory issues. They actively strive to understand, include and support climbers on the spectrum.


    Climbing + Fitness


    is Red Deer’s only dedicated climbing facility. Climbing for all ages and abilities!


    Red Deer, Canada

    University of Calgary

    Outdoor Centre


    is striving for inclusion.


    Alberta, Canada

    Salt Pump 

    Climbing Company


    All the Salt Pump instructors did our eCourse and can't wait to put their knowledge to good use!


    Scarborough, ME

    Vertically Inclined


    offers a wide variety of programs and is happy to accommodate to sensory and special needs.


    Edmonton, Canada

    Pacific Edge

    Climbing Gym


    Pacific Edge is the premier alternative health club experience in Santa Cruz! Offering rock climbing, yoga, fitness classes and more!

    Santa Cruz, CA



    Climbing and Fitness


    ORIGIN's Recreational Youth CLUBS are designed to help young climbers explore, learn, and grow in a fun, social and supportive environment. They can climb, play, and just be kids...all while developing their physical and mental fitness with a holistic movement based curriculum and experienced, supportive youth coaches.


    Henderson, NV

    Central Rock Gym Hadley


    goes the extra mile to be truly inclusive of all climbers. For kids and youth, they offer summer camps, competitive and non-competitive teams, and they accommodate groups and field trips.


    Thank you Central Rock Gym for welcoming the autism community!


    Hadley, MA


  • e-Learning and certification

    Our e-Learning is live!

    e-Course: Teaching Climbing to Kids with Autism

    e-Course: Teaching Climbing to Kids with Autism

    Autism Climbs Certification
    One year unlimited access
    Self-paced, 2-3 hours
    Understanding autism
    Teaching kids with ASD
    Sensory benefits of rock climbing
    Game ideas, tips and tricks, and scenarios
    PC or mobile app
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    Gym offer

    Gym offer

    After the first four users, we offer a 25% discount.

    Please purchase four full price users first, then add as many users as you'd like here at the discounted rate!
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    Phil Lewis Chalk Bag: Mount Sanitas

    Phil Lewis Chalk Bag: Mount Sanitas

    We are proud to present this Phil Lewis edition chalk bag in support of Autism Climbs!

    As a Boulder based artist, Phil Lewis beautifully captures the essence of Colorado landscapes. We chose Mount Sanitas for our Autism Climbs chalk bags, since it's one of our favorite family hikes. May the good vibes captured here inspire your own climbing adventures!

    More about the artist on phillewisart.com

    Delivery takes up to two weeks from your order date.
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    Recycled Rope Dog Leash

    Recycled Rope Dog Leash

    It's about time Dustin Dynamite von Schnitzel got involved in our fundraising efforts. After chewing through fences, harnesses and leashes, this escape artist and avid climber settled on a rope leash.

    Here he is on top of Mount Sanitas, enjoying his extra long 7 ft rope leash.

    Free shipping in US and Canada.
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