JUNIOR CLIMBER SESSIONS
Details for our junior climbers programme.
Running regular junior group sessions every week for Juniors 7yrs and older, where they join a group session run by one of our instructors.
We will be running a program of sessions through the holidays, please contact reception for full details.
1 – OPEN SESSIONS A great introduction to climbing, with regulars being encouraged to join the Intermediate sessions and progress through the NICAS scheme. These sessions do not have to be booked, though to guarantee a place we recommend that you do. Cost £15 including kit per session. Sessions Saturdays and Sundays, 1hr long. Bookable online, Max 2 places bookable, if you wish to book 3+ kids please booking a group session (not Kids Club) which is also available online.
2 – INTERMEDIATE SESSIONS For regular junior climbers this is the best option, The group will work through the NICAS levels with the centres instructors developing their skills, regular attendance is therefore recommended. Additional climbing activities such as abseiling, prussiking and slack lining will also be included in the programme. These sessions are bookable through reception only, once the appropriate skills have been gained and agreed with the instructors.
Bookable as a term time block, length dependent on the term. Cost payable as a block, equivalent to £12.50 per session. Bookings for the next term normally open in the last week of the previous term, full details from reception. Kit included. Sessions run Saturday Sunday, 1hr long.
3 – ADVANCED SESSIONS These sessions are offered to our most experienced junior climbers when the staff feel they are ready to progress. They will be climbing confidently at 6b, have attained NICAS level 3 and present a mature attitude to their own climbing and those around them. Additionally, they must be willing to participate in both lead climbing and lead belaying, understanding the increased risks involved in this. Initially those invited shall work through an 8 week block, progressing towards NICAS level 4. Bookable as a term time block, length dependent on the term. Cost payable as a block, equivalent to £13 per session, ratio 4:1. Bookings for the next term normally open in the last week of the previous term, full details from reception. At this stage it is recommended that participants have their own shoes and harness (advice is available from staff).
Developing your full potential as a climber holds many rewards. We offer focused coaching sessions at a low ratio, typically 1:1 or 1:2. Aimed at improving your climbing, whether it’s learning to climb overhangs, planning a training programme for a long term goal or moving up a grade, we can help you on your way!
Costs: 1:1 £40 for one hour. additional person (2:1 ratio) £60 for one hour.
Max ratio of 2:1 for coaching sessions.
Other times and ratios are available on request.