Summit Centre

Climbing Courses

We offer an excellent range of courses to suit any level of experience, from beginner taster sessions to experienced climbers wishing to improve their ability.

A girl on the 18m climbing wall at Summit Centre, South Wales

Private Taster Sessions

This is a great course for those new to climbing. A 60 minute taster session will introduce you to the wall and the basics of climbing. No experience or equipment necessary. Private taster sessions are available for ages 6 and above. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult to sign the participation health forms. Acompanying adults do not have to take part.

£30 – 2 people
£40 – 3 people
£50 – 4 people
£5 – per person thereafter
(Max 8 people per session)

Taster sessions for other activities are available upon request.

All courses and clubs require a health form to be filled out. The online form above will speed up your check in process on arrival at the centre.

Learn To Climb

This course is for those who have caught the climbing bug and want to learn to climb independently.  You will receive a total of 4.5 hours instruction, split over two or three sessions. We will teach you the skills necessary to climb confidently on indoor walls. Learn To Climb sessions are for over 18s.

£65 per person
(minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people)

Refresher Courses

Refresher courses are for those who have climbed in the past and feel they would benefit from a short refresher under the guidance of a fully qualified instructor. Sessions last for 1 hour. Refresher courses are open to age 16 and above.

£35 – 2 people
£45 – 3 people
£55 – 4 People
£5 per person thereafter

(Max 6 people)

Learn To Lead

Push your climbing and hit the high walls on this Learn to Lead course. During three sessions over a three week period, we will concentrate on building your confidence on the wall so that you are able to lead safely indoors.

£70 – Per Person (3 people minimum, maximum 4)

Private Coaching Sessions

This course is for those looking to improve their ability on the wall. Our coaches will look at your climbing technique and will work with you to help you improve.

A girl climbing as part of the children and young people's courses

Young People’s Climbing

Nicas courses

NICAS, the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme is open to anyone aged 10 and above. The scheme is for those interested in climbing who want to learn and develop their skills. The course takes you through safe climbing techniques, rope work and learning to use the equipment safely and appropriately. The scheme operates 5 levels and at Summit Centre, we will take you through levels 1- 4. Courses run for the length of a school term and must be booked in advance.

NICAS Level 1 (Foundation Climber)+ Level 2 (Top Rope Climber)

Thursday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm

NICAS Level 3 (Technical Climber)

Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Wednesday 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Thursday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Friday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Saturday 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm – 2:30pm

NICAS Level 4 (Lead Climber)

Tuesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm

NICAS prices are £7.50 per session.

The amount of sessions are dependent on the length of the school term.

Intensive Courses

Intensive NICAS Level 1 Course available during School Holidays – please call for more information.

Please call the office on 01443 710090 for availability and to book.

Kid’s Fun Club

This climbing club is for children who wish to try climbing but don’t really know where to start. If they are not ready to try the structured NICAS programme they can come along and try climbing to get comfortable on the wall and gain a bit of confidence. The club runs for 5-8 weeks and is for children aged 7 upwards. If they enjoy the Fun Club, they can progress to the NICAS scheme if they wish to.

All courses and activities are run by qualified instructors and include all necessary equipment.

All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult to sign the participation health forms.