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Onsight Rock Gym

5335 Western Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865) 888-9123

info@onsightrockgym.com

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5335 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN, 37921

865-888-9123

Onsight Rock Gym is a brand new, world-class indoor rock climbing gym in Knoxville. Featuring over 12,000 sq feet of climbing surface and walls that soar over 50 feet tall, we are Knoxville's largest and tallest rock climbing gym. Onsight offers top rope/lead climbing and bouldering for all ages and abilities as well as a wide array of programming for adults and youth. Onsight even has a separate climbing room for private parties and events. We are proud to be a part of Knoxville's community! 

Clubs & Teams

YOUTH CLUBS & TEAMS


ONSIGHT Climbing ClubS (Ages 3-14)

The Onsight Climbing Club is an ongoing, once a week program for children ages 3 to 14 of all levels and abilities. This is a perfect place for motivated climbers who enjoy the sport and want to improve their skills in an encouraging and fun environment. Our experienced youth coaches have created age appropriate curriculum to help kids build confidence, improve their physical and mental strength, and foster positive social interactions with their peers. We focus on providing personalized attention to the youth climbers and helping them develop a life long passion for climbing and staying active and healthy!

Important information for ALL Climbing Clubs: 

  • Gym memberships are NOT included in pricing, but are highly recommended for club members so they are able to have unlimited climbing and training outside of practice sessions.
  • Free Open Gym Sessions once a week (days specific to club, see below)
  • Make-Up practices may be arranged per coach's discretion
  • Select discounts on other youth programs + events
  • All monthly club members receive a FREE Onsight Climbing Club T-shirt.
  • Onsight members receive $5 discount
  • Siblings receive $5 off each additional registration after one full price registration
  • Monthly automatic payments required. No initiation fee. 
  • No commitment or contracts. Cancel anytime with 30 day advanced notice. 
  • Climbing club members have the opportunity to participate in competitions if desired.

For more information or additional questions,email youth@onsightrockgym.com OR contact the coach directly. 


Mini Crushers Club (Ages 3-6)

Onsight Rock Gym's Mini Crushers Club offers an exciting opportunity for the littlest monkeys to develop their imagination, coordination, agility, and balance through a series of ever changing activities that encourage exploration and creativity on and off the walls. We have crafted an exceptionally fun curriculum that challenges their growing bodies both mentally and physically as they learn to overcome obstacles and gain valuable problem solving skills. We aim to foster the start of a long lasting love for climbing through this enriching program and watch as they gain confidence, build strength, and become inspired to learn more! Parent participation is allowed, but not required.

Practices: Starts Week of August 7, 2017

Mini Crushers I (Ages 3-4): Mondays • 4:30pm-5:30pm

Mini Crushers II (Ages 5-6): Wednesdays • 4:30pm-5:30pm

Open Gym Session: Included with club membership • Tuesdays 4:00pm-6:00pm • No belayers available, parents must belay, spot, and supervise child

Cost: $50/month (Membership not included). Rental gear package for all practices (harness + chalk + shoes) is an additional $20 per month. 


JUNIOR CRUSHERS CLUB (Ages 7-9)

In this one and a half hour session, members of the Junior Crushers Club will learn and practice skills and techniques of rock climbing through an engaging curriculum of active coaching and creative climbing related games and activities. Our dedicated and experienced instructors have designed a dynamic program that focuses on developing your young climber's fitness, improving their climbing techniques, and building confidence. Our ever-changing lesson-based sessions aim to provide an ongoing supportive and social environment for your young climbers be their very best, achieve personal goals, and crush!

Prerequisites: Completion of Onsight Climbing Academy, Homeschool Climbing Academy, OR by Coach's Invitation

Practices: Starts August 10, 2017 | Thursdays • 5:00-6:30 PM

New to climbing? Sign up for a Youth Climbing Academy

Open Gym Session: Included with club membership • Tuesdays 4:00pm-6:00pm • No belayers available, parents must belay, spot, and supervise child

Cost: $65/month (Membership not included). Rental gear package for all practices (harness, chalk, shoes) is an additional $25 per month. 


Crushers Club (Ages 10-14)

Onsight's Crushers Club is designed for those older children with some climbing experience who are eager to learn more about the sport and how to improve their skills. Club members will climb, train, and receive coaching in a non-competitive, supportive, and encouraging environment. We have developed a program that allows for personal growth and development while fostering respect, communication, and character building. Through both personalized coaching and group-based instruction, we work with motivated young adults to improve strength, refine movement techniques, and teach them the mental aspect of climbing. Club members are encouraged to participate in competitions, but are not required. Club members who are 13 and over will be taught how to belay if desired. Crushers Club is recommended for those between 10-14 years of age, but younger children with climbing experience may be invited by one of our coaches to join.

Prerequisites: Completion of Onsight Climbing Academy, Homeschool Climbing Academy, OR by Coach's Invitation

Practices: Starts August 8, 2017 | Tuesdays • 5:00-6:30 PM

New to climbing? Sign up for a Youth Climbing Academy

Open Gym Session: Included with club membership • Fridays 5:00pm-7:00pm • No belayers available, parents must belay, spot, and supervise child

Pricing:  $65/month (Membership not included). Rental gear package for all practices (harness, chalk, shoes) is an additional $25 per month


TEAM ONSIGHT (AGES 6-18)

Team Onsight is Onsight Rock Gym's competitive youth climbing team that is geared towards those experienced and self-motivated climbers who have the desire to take their climbing to the next level in the competition setting. Through individualized and group-based coaching and training, climbers are expected to set personal goals, be self driven, demonstrate respect to their team members and coaches, and show commitment to the sport. We strive to provide an intensive, meticulously designed program that aims to give young climbers the best coaching experience possible in a supportive and encouraging environment. Practices are held year-round (with the exception of August). Youth competition climbing is divided into two seasons: Bouldering - September to February, Sport Climbing - March to July.

Gym memberships are included in pricing. To promote a strong, committed, competitive youth team, a gym membership is required for Team Onsight participation.

  • All Team Onsight members receive a FREE Team Shirt
  • Previous climbing experience is recommended
  • Siblings receive 10% off each additional registration after one full price registration
  • Rental gear package for practices (harness, chalk, shoes) is an additional $50 per month
  • Team members receive 15% discount private coaching session
  • Team members receive 20% Pro Shop discount
  • No commitment or contracts. Cancel anytime with 30 day advanced notice.
  • Team members are encouraged but never required to compete. USA Climbing (USAC) regulates the competitions we attend. A USAC membership is highly encouraged, which enables team members to advance to Regional, Divisional, and even National competitions. Visit the USAC website for more information.

Head Youth Coach: Jonathan Carter  Email: jonathan@onsightrockgym.com

Assistant Youth Coach: Zachary Edwards  Email: zachary@onsightrockgym.com

Assistant Youth Coach: Meghan Heisey  Email: meghan@onsightrockgym.com

Assistant Youth Coach: Devin Cooley  Email: devin@onsightrockgym.com

Advanced Team (Team A: Ages 6-11, Team B: Ages 12-18)

Perfect for those youth climbers who are just starting their path to competition climbing or are relatively new to climbing and show an extraordinary aptitude and a strong self-driven desire to improve their climbing skills. Junior Team members are expected to compete in at least 2 Local Comps and Regional Comp per season with the goal of qualifying for Divisionals.

Practices: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 PM (Optional 3rd day of practice with Elite Team may be added)

Costs: Gym membership included. Gear not included. Current Onsight members will pay a subsidized amount.

2 Practices: $125/Month | 3 Practices: $169/Month

Prepaid Per Season: 2 Practices: $719 | 3 Practices: $979

Prepaid Per Year: 2 Practices: $1439 | 3 Practices: $1959

Elite Team (Ages 8-18)

Our most advanced competitive team is intended for strong technical climbers working toward a mastery of climbing skills with special emphasis placed on refining elite skills. Elite Team members are expected to compete in the Regional and Divisional championships with the goal of qualifying for Nationals.

Practices: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 6:00-8:00 PM

Costs: Gym membership included. Gear not included. Current Onsight members will pay a subsidized amount.

$169/Month | Prepaid Per Season: $979 | Prepaid Per Year: $1959

Participation in Team Onsight is by try outs OR Coach's invitation ONLY.

2017-2018 Season TryOuts are in August.

If interested, Please complete form below and our Head Coach will contact you.