This is the session for all those who are 18 or over with no experience of bouldering who wish to come and use The Climbing Works unsupervised. The course consists of one and a half hours tuition with one of our qualified instructors, and focuses on how to use the climbing walls safely. This course is obligatory if you would like to use The Climbing Works but have never climbed before. Once you have done this session, you are free to use the centre when ever you like unsupervised, and can also sign in and supervise other climbers.
Monday 7.30pm – 9.00pm
Sunday 10.30am – 12.00pm
£20 per person
Including registration fee, equipment hire and instruction
Sessions need to be booked a minimum 2 days before
BEGINNERS - Experienced
ABC (adult beginner class) and Improver sessions
Cost is just your normal entrance fee. No extra cost for the actual session.
Supervised by our qualified instructors, both sessions follow the same topics and are tailored to the ability of each group. The adult beginner classes are ideal for those who have just completed an induction or have just started climbing with their friends.
Our Improver sessions are ideal for those who have been climbing for a couple of months to a year and can climb around a Font 6a grade. These sessions are great for those who want to progress to the next level with the help of a coaches.
The 8 Week session plan will take you through a wide variety of new climbing techniques, hold types and wall angles to help you get the most out of your climbing.
Both sessions are also a great way to meet new people and find climbing friends.
There is no need for prior booking, just turn up on the night and listen for the announcement at 7.30pm.
It's been both very popular and very successful, with many regulars seeing their climbing grade shoot up.
Adult beginner and Improver sessions:
Wednesday 7.30pm – 9.00pm
week 1 – 25th Sept - Movement and Balance
week 2 – 2nd Oct - Route Reading
week 3 – 9th Oct – Footwork
week 4 – 16th Oct - Arêtes and Volumes
week 5 – 23rd Oct – Crimps
week 6 – 30th Oct - Steep Ground
week 7 – 6th Nov – Slopers
week 8 – 13th Nov - Challenge Night
For a more personal session, you can book a private Adult Improver class for 4-6 climbers with one of our instructors.
£15 per person (includes instructor for 1.5 hour session plus entrance to The Climbing Works for the evening)
One to One coaching
Once you have learnt to use our bouldering walls, you are free to come and climb whenever you like. However, for those who would like to learn new skills and techniques, or if you just want to get all the problems in one circuit finished and progress to the next level of difficulty, then our coaching sessions are for you. All adult coaching is done on a relaxed and friendly basis by our team of professional coaches.
You can also book a one-to-one coaching session in order to get a more personalised training plan.
Our coaches can also provide the following specific training sessions if needed:
- Comp style problem training
- On sighting
- Campus Board work and Fingerboard training
- Head games