Schools and Clubs

Schools and Climbing the Walls…

Climbing the Walls offers a third generation climbing centre with fully qualified and experienced staff delivering memorable experiences alongside high quality nationally recognised climbing courses.

Designed to introduce the next generation of young people to the sport, Climbing the Walls aims to provide high impact thrilling sessions through the use of our Action Walls, Bouldering and 12.6m Top Rope Walls drawing young people in through FUN, CHALLENGE and ACHIEVEMENT.

Benefits of climbing:

  • Develops Muscular endurance, coordination, balance, and flexibility
  • Gives and sense of achievement, developing self-esteem and confidence
  • Develops confidence and trust in other people
  • Enhances concentration and focus
  • Develops team work and communication skills

Qualifications we offer

NICAS

National indoor Climbing Awards Schemes UK wide, schemes designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on artificial structures

It can be used as a starting point for people wishing to take up climbing and mountaineering, the schemes are open to all candidates from 7 upwards

NICAS ranges from levels 1 to 5. Starting from the complete beginner to fully competent climber ready for competitions. The course will motivate young people to participate in physical activity and will increase climbing and movement ability. The use of log books will help measure the development of the candidates.

GCSE PE

We also work with several schools as climbing is one of the sports listed in GCSE PE specification under Identifying and Solving problems to overcome challenges of an adventurous nature. Your students can climb within the curriculum with physical education programmes of study, key stages 1, 2, 3 and 4. Climbing is one of the sports listed in the GCSE PE specification and is based around the NICAS qualification covering all aspects of the spectrum being followed.

We offer Action Walls sessions, One off climbing Sessions, NICAS climbing sessions and one off bouldering sessions.

To find out more about how Climbing the Walls can assist your students as part of their PE curriculum, please contact our centre and ask for the Schools and groups Manager on 01743 510238, you can also download our prospectus for schools.

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FAQ’s

We advise you wear something that allows for a lot of movement and you feel comfortable, general sports gear is great. Climbing shoes are VITAL. If you do not have climbing shoes they are available for hire.

Minimum participation age for climbing is 5 (school year 1).

We are happy to work with you to tailor-make sessions according to your needs.

Groups can be booked by phone or directly at Climbing The Walls. 50% of the group price will be taken at time of booking with the remaining 50% paid on the day.

Costs can vary depending on activity type and membership level.

Opening times

Monday 12pm – 10pm
Tuesday to Friday 10am – 10pm
Saturday/Sunday 10am – 6pm

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360 Reviews#4 of 62 things to do in Shrewsbury
  •   I’ve been here a number of times and keep coming back because it’s such good fun and great value for children and adults of all ages.

    It’s well... read more

    Theresa S
    8/18/2019

      We took our guides aged 10-14 years to climb on the action walls. As always the booking process and check in was smooth. The guides loved the varying challenge of... read more

    G7190NQamandam
    1/29/2020

      We have been a few time and always been impressed with the instructors... this time we had Tom.. he was brilliant!

    loobyloobyloobyloo
    11/10/2019
  •   My girls 6 and 7 had a super day . They loved the whole experience and desperately want to do it again. Staff were really helpful and friendly

    Melissa T
    2/21/2020

      Had a great party for 7th birthday, with the action walls and the party room afterwards. Highly recommended. Climbing leaders were excellent and all had a fab time.

    172emmao
    12/19/2019

      Had a fantastic time.
    10 five-year-olds all enjoyed a great climbing session.
    Lovely clean party room. Food and squash was just enough. Friendly and helpful staff.
    Thank you.

    James H
    10/06/2019
  •   My boys love Climbing the walls and we love the fact that it gets them doing things which are good for them. The raised coffee shop allows parents to watch... read more

    495timv
    2/18/2020

      First time visit. The reception staff and instructors were friendly and gave me prompt helpful attention.

    John W
    11/12/2019

      We took our 5yr old as she is always climbing and scrabbling around.

    The staff were extremely friendly and informative and were giving my daughter lots of help and... read more

    maffprice1
    9/07/2019
  •   Lived this, excellent fun for all the family. The only negative I would say is there was sometimes not always someone free to connect you back up to the next... read more

    ClaireChilton
    11/02/2019

      I have taken my granddaughter a couple of times. Aged 6 & 8 they have had an amazing time really builds confidence. Easy check in I bought online and really helpful staff

    Muckleton
    8/16/2019

      Love Ladies Night, always great fun and equally great company. If you fancy trying something new give it a go, everyone is always made welcome

    Olddognewtrick
    9/27/2019