External groups and coaches

The Climbing Works welcomes private coaching, school groups, outdoor centres and other external groups with their own instructors / coaches. If you wish to use The Climbing Works as a venue for your clients / groups we require copies of the following documents:

CWI / CWA (or higher) certificate

Valid first aid certificate

Public liability insurance documents

  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Rules and Conditions of use before using the centre
  • Instructors need to have a minimum of Climbing Wall Award/Instructor (assessed) to supervise groups of 3 or more clients within The Climbing Works.
  • We work on a maximum 1:8 ratio for all groups, if you have a larger group you will need to ensure you have the enough instructors / assistant instructors to cater for this.
  • You will be asked to fill out a supervision form for every group / client you bring in.
  • We are open to arranging special sessions out of normal opening hours for groups with time constraints, subject to prior consultation.
  • Group participants who are not Climbing Works members should be closely supervised at all times by the instructor.


Pricing from 1st February 2019

Instructing / coaching fee:

  • £4.50 per session, per instructor.

Please note that this is fee is charged per session & per instructor for external instructing / coaching.  If instructors are wanting to climb before or after group sessions they will need to pay for a normal entry as well.

This fee is waived for school groups.

Participant pricing:

  Group size of 3 or more clients

  • Peak (midweek from 4pm & weekends): £7.00
  • Offpeak (midweek before 4pm): £5.50
  • Shoe hire: £2

  Group size of 1 or 2 clients