Fitness Classes

ASCEND offers programming to help climbers integrate strength training into their routines, learn proper techniques for lifting, and stay safe & injury free. Establishing and maintaining a well rounded fitness routine will benefit you in and out of the gym.

Fitness at ASCEND offers a schedule of varied fitness classes and workshops led by experienced and dedicated trainers, coaches, and climbers. Fitness Staff is available to field any questions you may have Monday-Friday 12p-8p. Sign up for your complimentary Fitness Consultation by emailing [email protected]

Classes operate on a first come first serve basis, so get in early by booking online or at the front desk. You must be 14 or older to utilize fitness classes.

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Click on each class title in the calendar for a full description and to book online.

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Day Pass at ASCEND includes unlimited climbing, use of our fitness equipment, and one class - yoga or fitness - which is obviously pretty awesome. If you're a Basic Member, drop in for $6. Better yet, go get yourself a Premium Membership for unlimited climbing, fitness, and yoga classes, along with some pretty awesome perks.

Book online or stop at the front desk to register - classes operate on a first come first serve basis, so get in early and feel great later.

Personal Training

Personal Training at ASCEND includes everything from classic fitness training to climbing coaching, all designed for YOU in a 1-on-1 setting. Whether you'd like to send V10, get in shape for epic hikes, or recover from/prevent injury, we got you. Meet with a trainer, discuss your goals, and be on your way to your next challenge. Pricing will vary depending on your needs.

Sign up for your complimentary Fitness Consultation by emailing [email protected].


Sara Middleton

A lifelong athlete with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology, Sara has a passion for fitness and the outdoors, as well as providing a supportive and informational foundation for her clients. Her personal motivation within the world of fitness is the desire and discovery of being “more.” Be more fit. Lift more weight. Do more activities with your family and friends. The process of fitness and the discovery of “more” can propel an individual to be successful in and out of the gym. Sara has quickly become a climber, drawn to the sport by its challenges and its surrounding community. 

Christine Biegert

Christine has a B.S. in Exercise Physiology with training experience ranging from collegiate athletes to new exercisers. Her personal philosophy with exercise, and movement in general, is quality over quantity. While training load is important, she prioritizes the long game and getting the most out of every movement. Her love of coaching come from a desire to see others succeed. She is always looking for an opportunity to teach and learn from those around her.  While she is new to climbing she is excited about what this new sport has to offer for her!