Kids Teams

Where Climbing Higher Is Just The Beginning

The best kids rock climbing San Diego offers! Stay updated on competition dates, training information, youth climbing resources, and general team information on our blog: www.TeamMesarim.Wordpress.com/

We support kids rock climbing!

Sign up for a FREE trial session for either the recreational or competitive team by calling our front desk at 858.201.4411


Competition, Recreational, and Junior Recreational Team Membership includes:
1. Regular gym membership and its benefits.
2. Parents of youth team receive industry discount on their membership (40% off).
3. If there are siblings on the team the second one receives 10% off their team membership
4. Any member of the recreational or competitive teams receives 50-60% off of FiveTen shoes.


Kids Recreational Team

For the beginner to intermediate climber interested in a structured climbing environment the recreational team is the perfect choice. Practices lead by the Mesa Rim coaches will help children develop strength, confidence and build lasting relationships. The recreational team will introduce climbers to competition climbing, climbing specific training, technique, and goal setting.

Recreational Team ($175 per month):
Junior Recreational Team (6-12yrs) - Tue/Thu - 4:00pm-6:30pm
Recreational Team (13-18yrs) - Tue/Fri - 4:00pm-6:30pm


Kids Competitive Team

For the experienced climber who is interested in entering competitions this is the team for them. Mesa Rim coaches structure practices around training and conditioning for competitions, preparing the climbers for local, regional, divisional and national events. Must have approval from the head coach.

Competition Team ($255 per month):
Ages 7-18 - Mon/Wed/Fri - 4:00pm-7:00pm


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Meet the Coaches at Mesa Rim!

Rosie Bates

Rosie Bates

Head Coach + L2 Setter

Being a Jedi Master of Beta, Rosie Bates is a coach as well as woman of rock climbing talent who is deeply committed to the sport. “The Aeneid” is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil. A quote from the legendary story reads “Possunt quia, posse videntur”; this translates into the “They are able because They think they are able” a motto Rosalie Bates lives her life of.  Similar to Virgil, the Buddha says we are shaped by our thoughts’ and we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Rosie Bates understands that life is all about attitude, she applies this to climbing as the sport is more than what meets the eye. It’s more than finger strength but the mind’s capacity to overcome obstacles. Climbing is a mental game about staying in the moment; if your mind wanders on the wall you’ll fall off. Nonetheless, it makes sense that she’s a Psychology major at the University of San Diego. At USD she has established a school rock climbing team, which now has over 30 members. Through teaching she passes down everything she knows to her pupils of all ages. Her weapons of choice are a pair of 5.10 moccasyms and a rack of trad gear. She has been climbing since 2004, crushed the longest route in Red Rocks and competed twice at ABS nationals as a youth competitor. Her skills are only growing and her journey only continues.

Mark Kattus

Mark Kattus

L1 Setter + Assistant Coach

Growing up in San Diego, Mark had the typical Southern California childhood—eating sand, surfing, and getting sunburned. But all that changed when he took his first trip to a friend’s home wall in North County. He traded his quiver of surfboards for a quiver of climbing shoes, and warm days at the beach for cold nights in the mountains. A physicist by education, Mark is fascinated by climbing movement; he is, therefore, most drawn to the purity of movement found in bouldering, though he dabbles in all disciplines of the sport. He started setting at the Outback Climbing Center in 2010, immediately appreciating it as both a creative outlet and a means to further his understanding of movement on rock. He is psyched to grow as a climber and setter as a part of the Mesa Rim team.

Daton Morris

Daton Morris

Assistant Coach + Personal Trainer

Daton started climbing 6 years ago when one of his friends invited him to the Santee. Easily convinced without a sight of swell in the water Daton was instantly hooked with bouldering and fell in love with climbing.The day after he got a gym membership and climbed almost everyday for the next year nearly giving up all other activities including surfing. Different than surfing this was not the most ideal way of training and lead Daton to adapt new ways of smarter training constantly exploring new ideas, methods, and exercises specifically for climbing. Besides the physical parts of training Daton also became very interested in the mental side of climbing and also ways to train the brain for the imposed demands. Daton’s favorite style of climbing is bouldering and specifically he enjoys exploring any new areas that have a glimpse of rock from pictures scoured from google earth. When he is not scavenging for new spots or training for climbing he enjoys surfing( a lifelong passion), slack lining and hanging out with his daughter and family. 

Rock climbing for kids at Mesa Rim :: Best kids rock climbing walls in San Diego

Rock climbing for kids at Mesa Rim :: Best kids rock climbing walls in San Diego

Rock climbing for kids at Mesa Rim :: Best kids rock climbing walls in San Diego

Rock climbing for kids at Mesa Rim :: Best kids rock climbing walls in San Diego

Rock climbing for kids at Mesa Rim :: Best kids rock climbing walls in San Diego

Rock climbing for kids at Mesa Rim :: Best kids rock climbing walls in San Diego