Under 18s

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In order for Under 18s to turn up and climb, they need to be supervised by an adult that has understanding of the risks involved. If the supervising adult has no experience climbing, we will need them to sign up for a Boulder Induction first. This is a one hour session with an instructor and will allow an adult to supervise up to 2 other 7-17 year olds or novice climbers. If you are supervising an under 7 year old, then the ratio needs to be 1:1.

 Please call or see our ‘All courses’ page for more information.

We will be running NICAS and NIBAS courses for under 18’s in the Summer Term, keep an eye out here or on our Facebook Page for more information.

We love having Under 18s about but we want to keep our facility adult friendly too. For this reason we are allowing Under 14 entry until 2pm on the weekends and until 6pm on weekdays. We will allow over 14 year olds supervised entry at the staff’s discretion provided we can see the young person is responsible and safe using our facility.

Under 7? You can use our KIDS ZONE

This is a dedicated area for younger children complete with a two tiered bouldering level, small roped climbs, tunnel system and slide. The café is now open which means our children’s area is now open! Please note that our café is only serving hot drinks and snacks.

Under 7s need 1:1 supervision by an adult who has had climbing experience, and understands the risks involved. If you have no experience, then you will need to book onto a Boulder Induction  which can be booked on via our ‘all courses’ page, or give us a phone call for more information!

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NICAS

The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on artificial climbing structures. The NICAS scheme focuses on roped climbing but also incorporates bouldering into the syllabus to develop climbing movement skills and improve levels of ability. It can be used as a starting point for people wishing to take up climbing and mountaineering. It is open to all candidates aged 7 and upwards.

For more details on NICAS visit www.nicas.co.uk

NIBAS

The National Indoor Bouldering Award Scheme (NIBAS) is a nationwide Scheme designed to provide a structured progression for complete novices through to experienced indoor boulderers. The Scheme focuses introducing new and young climbers to the skills associated with climbing on artificial climbing walls without the use of harnesses or ropes. The NIBAS scheme focuses solely on bouldering technique and involves no roped climbing. It is open to candidates aged 7 and upwards.

For more details on NIBAS visit www.nicas.co.uk/nibas

TASTERS

TASTERS

First time? Come join one of our Taster sessions

  • Intro to climbing/ bouldering
  • Tailored to your needs
  • Equipment included
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NICAS & NIBAS

NICAS & NIBAS

National Indoor Climbing/Bouldering Award Scheme

  • 6-8 week term
  • 1-2 hours per session
  • Edexcel and BTEC approved
  • Nationally recognized qualification

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1-to-1 Coaching

Encouraging the next generation of climbers

  • Bespoke to you
  • Video analysis
  • Programs available
  • High lighting strength and weakness

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We also run outdoor adventure courses!

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