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 2 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 sessions. We will teach you the skills necessary to climb confidently on indoor walls.

Participants must attend both a Learn 2 Climb A and a Learn to Climb B session in that order to complete the course

£65 per person
(minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people). Equipment is provided.

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)

Equipment is provided.

Learn 2 Lead

A 3 part training course to teach participants how to lead climb safely. Sessions are run by our instructing team and work through lead climbing, lead belaying and are progressive in their approach. By the end of the 3 sessions participants should be able to lead climb safely without instruction.

Participants must attend all 3 sessions, A,B +C in that order to complete the course.

£70 – Per Person (3 people minimum, maximum 4). Equipment is provided.

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)

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm

NICAS Level 3 (Technical Climber)

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

NICAS Level 4 (Lead Climber)

Tuesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm

NICAS prices are £7.50 per session.

Courses are half a school term long.

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.

A responsible adult must remain onsite during the session. Equipment is provided.

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.

Climbing Tots

A dedicated time for smaller climbers to challenge themselves on our climbing walls. A responsible adult must take part in session but does not need to pay.

Sugar free Squash is available as part of the session. Equipment is provided.

Price: £5.00
Age: 4– 6 yrs
Times: Saturday’s 10 am—11 am

Climbing tots birthday parties are also available! Contact: Olly.Cayless@rockuk.org

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Kids Club

Fun filled kids climbing for ages 7-10 run by our enthusiastic and qualified climbing instructors. Full of climbing games, challenges and basic climbing safety.

The perfect way to burn off steam after a long school day/week. Equipment is provided. Booking is essential.

Times: Monday, Wednesday + Friday 4:30—6:00 pm
Saturday + Sunday 10:00—11:00 am

Responsible adult must remain onsite. Kids birthday parties are also available! Contact: Olly.Cayless@rockuk.org