News - November 2015
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you, our wonderful customers, for your continued patience and support over what have been an exceptionally difficult time.
From September 2nd we have revised COVID restrictions.
We encourage and support customers to wear masks around the centre but it is not compulsory anymore to wear them.
The reception team will not obliged to wear a mask anymore but the screen will still be in place around the reception area.
Coaches will still have to wear masks on coached sessions as well as groups with participants aged 9 and above
With the removal of the very specific capacities from government guidance we will be cautiously increasing our centre capacities by 10%
The Climbing Works – 105 to 116 (sign out still required)
The Mini Works – 45 to 50 (slot bookings)
Unit E – 45 to 50
The government guidance from 19th July means that there are no legal limits on indoor group size, but we still strongly encourage you to socially distance (2m where possible!) from people you don’t have frequent contact with anyway.
It is important that you continue to respect the space of anyone you have not mutually agreed that you are happy to be closer to or do not know.
We will continue to manage these risks and monitor them closely. In the event of significant new evidence and government announcements we will revise these new policies and not hesitate to put restrictions back in place.
The Climbing Works Team
Yoga returns for the Winter season at The Climbing Works.
For the Winter season we will be hosting Yoga sessions by Penny Orr in our newly refurbished activity room in the Mini Works. Penny is an active climber and qualified Yoga teacher so these sessions will be about opening up all the tight muscles climbers such as shoulders, hamstrings and hips. She'll also be focusing on strengthening the core muscles so this class is a great opportunity to stretch and relax post climb.
Classes will be held on a Tuesday & Thursday night at 7.30pm at The Mini-Works.
Yoga mats can be hired for £1 per class. You do not need to be a member of The Climbing Works to attend.
You can pre-book classes online on The Climbing Works website here. Walk-ins will be allowed if spaces is available (pre-book to confirm your place!).
The Climbing Works International Festival, aka The CWIF, returns on the 12/13th March 2016. This will be the 10th celebration of this great event and for 2016 we are happy to announce a new headline partnership with Rab.
The Rab CWIF will be the biggest yet and we will be striving to make it even better than ever before with a weekend of climbing and festivities that will highlight the values and history of this great competition while providing inspiration for young and old alike.
We will be announcing more in the new year with registration for The Rab CWIF opening at the end of January 2016.
The CWIF 2015 filled up in under 30 hours so in 2016, for our 10th celebration, we are going to change things up and expand the Saturday format.
We will be will be increasing competitor places to 450 with a revised Saturday lineup now allowing 3 qualifying sessions instead of the historical 2. We will be making this 3rd session extra special with some tweaks that will create a unique festival atmosphere – more details will follow in the New Year but expect music, fancy dress, unique problems and lots of fun.
This is the only UK international bouldering competition where amateur and professional climbers have the opportunity to compete side by side. For those who are unable to attend the event and for audiences around the world, the online offer will be greater than ever before, with unique activity running across The Climbing Works social media feeds as well as a live stream, delivered by our broadcast partners.
The CWIF has always been an international competition with a fun, friendly, atmosphere being central to it all. For our 10th anniversary we have linked up with the renowned Café Kraft climbing gym (Nurenburg, Germany) to create a special prize for two lucky climbers. The winners of this competition will be intensively trained by the amazing Café Kraft coaches over the next few months to compete at The Rab CWIF 2016. Watch the great trailer below:
The Rab CWIF 2016 will be supported by longtime partners Berghaus, Scarpa & Axis Holds.
The Rab CWIF will also be once again raising funds for Climbers Against Cancer.
Watch The CWIF 2015 highlights below and get psyched!
Sheffield – The Outdoor City
The Rab CWIF and ShAFF (11-13th March) are proud to be involved in The Sheffield Outdoor City initiative. Over the weekend of 11-13th March Sheffield visitors and residents will be able to be part of a World Class competition climbing event, watch the most exciting adventure films and go explore what Sheffield has to offer as The Outdoor City - www.theoutdoorcity.co.uk
This is the only UK international bouldering competition where amateur and professional climbers have the opportunity to compete side by side. For those who are unable to attend the event and for audiences around the world, the online offer will be greater than ever before, with unique activity running across The Climbing Works social media feeds as well as a live stream, delivered by our broadcast partners Band of Birds, Coldhouse Collective and TDC. For more information or to enquire about available advertising slots contact email@example.com.