Climbing wall Timetable

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Climbing Timetable

The climbing timetable includes a range of sessions for both adults and juniors.

Day: Tuesday | Time: 5 - 6.30pm | Suitable for: Beginner Climbers 18+ | Course Start Date: 23 May

Day: Wednesday | Time: 6 - 7.30pm | Suitable for: Intermediate Climbers 18+ | Course Start Date: 24 May

Day: Wednesday | Time: 7.30 - 9.00pm | Suitable for: Advanced Climbers 18+ | Course Start Date: 24 May

Day: Tuesday | Time: 5.30 - 6.30pm | Suitable for: All adults 


Day: Wednesday | Time: 5 - 6pm | Suitable for: All adults 

Day: Tuesdays | Time: 5.30 - 8pm 


Day: Wednesdays | Time: 6 - 8.30pm

Level 1: Beginners

Day: Saturdays | Time: 10 - 11.15am | Suitable for: Juniors 7 - 17


Level 2: Intermediate 

Day: Saturdays | Time: 11.15 - 12.30pm | Suitable for: Juniors 7 - 17

Climbing Sessions

Taster Session (adults 18+)

£8 for members

£9 for non-members

£6 for students 

These one-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.


Please arrive wearing flat-soled shoes and clothes that are easy to move in. Long leggings or trousers that cover your legs as much as possible will ensure you’re comfortable whilst climbing and wearing a harness. 

Adult on the climbing wall smiling
woman climbing with a harness whilst smiling towards the camera


£57 for members and UoB staff

£64 for non-members

£52 for students 

Each session is 90 minutes and all equipment is included. New participants can only join the course in week 1 or 2, after this the course will be closed to new participants.


Beginner: 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 the 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 safety equipment for indoor climbing.


Intermediate: This five-week course is for competent climbers or those who have completed a previous beginner-level 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 build confidence and stamina.


Advanced: This five-week course follows on from the intermediate course, completing the indoor climbing skill set. Those who haven’t attended the intermediate course but are already competent – such as indoor top rope climbers – are welcome to attend. We concentrate on learning how to lead climb (climbing a route without a rope above you, taking your own rope, and clipping it into the safety bolts as you go). Best practice is taught and consistent throughout.

Pay & Go Climb

£5 for members

£6 for non-members

£4 for students 

Available to competent climbers over the age of 18.

Just turn up and climb during the session times. All climbing equipment is provided with the exception of shoes.

If you are new to Sport & Fitness, please create an account before you book Pay & Go climbing.

Climbing wall
Juniors on the climbing wall

Junior Climbing Club

Junior Climbing Level 1 (for new junior climbers) – Saturday, 10-11.15am

Junior Climbing Level 2 (for juniors who have completed level 1) – Saturday, 11.15-12.30pm

Suitable for all children aged 7+.

All climbing equipment is provided however, please ensure juniors wear close-fitting footwear such as trainers.

If your junior is new to Sport & Fitness, please create an account for them before you book onto Junior Climbing Club.

Junior climbing taster session



£6 for junior members of Sport & Fitness

£9 for non-members

Suitable for ages 7 – 16.


Climbing taster sessions are designed to give juniors their first experience of indoor climbing. Juniors will grow their confidence and most importantly, have fun!


If you don’t have a membership or haven’t booked anything with us before, please create an account before booking your session.

Two juniors tying a harness rope for the climbing wall

If you require further information please contact us on [email protected]