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Climbing sessions

 Learntoclimb

Climbing is a fantastic physical and mental challenge. We provide a variety of climbing sessions and tasters which are designed to help beginners get confident on the wall in no time.

No prior experience is necessary and the sessions will help members develop their climbing skills and knowledge of climbing.

Led by our highly qualified coaches our learn to climb sessions will take you through the basic steps. To book your sessions please contact David Ross Sports Village on 0115 74 87000 or book online following the link below.

Learn to Climb sessions

  • Pick up the basic skills of climbing if you have never climbed before
  • Instructor led sessions
  • No previous experience or equipment is required
  • Great opportunity to build your confidence on the wall
  • Progress at your own pace with taster’s sessions which are free for student’s. staff, alumni and associate members.
 
 

 

Learn to Climb - No experience required

This three hour climbing session will take you through all the basic skills for using the climbing wall safely. This includes bouldering and using our auto belay. This is for new climbers - no previous experience or equipment is required. Once completed, the Learn to climb session will allow you to use the climbing wall unsupervised once you have completed the registration process. 

Duration: 3 hours

BeginnersPublic MembersNon-MembersStudent /Staff /Alumi/Associate
Learn to Climb sessions £15.00 £15.00  £7.00

 

Bouldering Taster

A short introduction to bouldering, our instructors will take you through the basic skills needed to use our bouldering wall. This is for new boulderers - no previous experience or equipment is required. Once completed, this session will allow you to use the bouldering wall unsupervised. Please note, new climbers will still need to complete our Learn to climb session to be able to use the roped section of the climbing wall unsupervised. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Climbing Taster

 A short introduction to climbing. This is for new climbers - no previous experience or equipment is required. It is not to teach you too much about the technical side of climbing, but rather to guide you through the basics and give you an insight into the challenges ahead. Please note, new climbers will still need to complete our Learn to climb session to be able to use the climbing wall unsupervised. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Auto Belay Taster

Our equipment allows you to clip and climb without a partner. This short taster shows you how to use the auto belay system safely and effectively. Once completed, this session will allow you to use the auto belay unsupervised. Please note, new climbers will still need to complete our Learn to climb session to be able to use the roped section of the climbing wall unsupervised. 

Duration: 30 minutes

 

 

Taster SessionPublic MembersNon-MembersStudent /Staff /Alumi/Associate
Bouldering Taster £3.50 £3.50 Free
Climbing Taster £3.50 £3.50 Free
Auto Belay Taster £3.50 £3.50 Free

 

 How to book

  • All climbing sessions must be booked in advance

  • All sessions are available to book online (excluding Learn to lead climb and Engage) or by calling 0115 74 87000

  • Please contact our climbing team if you require additional information

Please note, these sessions are only available to members of the public who hold a current UoN sport and fitness membership.

  

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000
email: sport@nottingham.ac.uk