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Take your fitness to new heights

Discover a new dimension to keeping fit with climbing at Sport & Fitness. The 10m climbing wall is elevated above reception and is perfect for beginners or experienced climbers. It has 30+ routes from 3 – 6c which are regularly changed by our climbing expert, so you can always find a new challenge to overcome.

Climbing is a great opportunity to develop new skills, stamina and strength as well as discover a new way to have fun.

Please note that non-members will need to visit reception if booking climbing for the first time to set up a new account.

Climbing Sessions

Taster Session

£8 for members/staff, £9 for non-members, £6 student

These 1 hour sessions are aimed at those who have never climbed before, giving you the opportunity to get kitted up and start climbing under the supervision of a qualified instructor.

Junior Climbing Club
£58 members/£69 for non-members per 10 sessions

Open to all children aged 8+, the Junior Climbing Club offers regular weekly climbing sessions under expert guidance from our Climbing Instructors. Maximum ratio of 1:6 will ensure each child can progress at their pace. All equipment is provided with sessions having exclusive use of the wall. Perfect way to make new friends and build confidence whilst exercising! All equipment is provided, please ensure close fitting footwear is worn; trainers are ideal.

Juniors 8-13 must be signed in and out by a parent/guardian and the parent/guardian must remain for the duration of the session. Juniors 14+ may attend the class unsupervised once a parental consent form has been completed by a parent/guardian.

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Beginner Climbing Course

£52 student, £57 for members/staff, £64 non-member

This five week course is for those with no prior experience of climbing indoors. You will learn the basics of safe climbing on indoor walls, including correct fitting of a harness, how to tie into the rope, how to use a belay device and will learn and practice the basics of climbing movement. By the end of this course you will be competent in the use of the safety equipment for indoor climbing.

Intermediate Climbing Course

£52 student, £57 for members/staff, £64 non-member

This five week course is for competent climbers or those who have completed previous Beginner’s Course. You will learn efficient climbing movement techniques, gain an understanding of the different hold types and their use and how to `read` a route, as well as building confidence and stamina.

Pay & Go Climb
£5 for members/staff, £6 non-members, £4 student

If you’re an experienced climber, we offer Pay & Go Climb sessions so you can take to the wall and build your own workout. As climbing uses up to 80% of your muscle groups, every session will leave you feeling stronger and inspired to take on the next route.

Private Group Hire

Host your next party at new heights. The climbing wall is available to book for parties or groups, whether that’s a children’s birthday party or a team building session with your colleagues. Climbing is a fun, sociable experience for all ages and abilities. Please complete the expression of interest form below to receive a quote.

Meet the Experts

GEO MACINTYRE

GEO MACINTYRE

Climbing Coordinator

Geo has over 30 years of experience in climbing and coaching. He competed for 15 years in indoor competitions and spent days on the big walls of Yosemite Valley, one of the most famous and awe inspiring climbing locations in the world.

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Hiring a badminton, table tennis or tennis court is easy with Pay & Go. You can also hire equipment from reception.

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Climbing

Discover new heights with  a range of sessions for adults and juniors including climbing taster sessions, climbing courses and Pay & Go Climb.