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People on the climbing wall at Climbing Centre in Coventry

A thrilling indoor climbing experience

First time climber or a pro on the wall? Whatever your skills, climb your way to new heights.

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Just climb or go all in with our memberships.

Climbing

£34.00 per month*

Climbing** Swim Gym Fitness Classes Racquets

Only £49.50 per month

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*additional £6 registration fee required **off peak hours only

Explore the climbing centre

Take a virtual tour and discover our walls.

Take in the view

Young and old. Beginner and elite. Individuals and groups.

Get your feet off the ground with roped climbing, bouldering and speed climbing. You don't need experience, equipment or even a climbing partner.

  • 706 sqm of climbable surface, up to 15m high
  • 144 wall routes that are regularly changing
  • Large 296 sqm bouldering area
  • Two 15 metre speed walls
  • Auto-belays so you can clip on and climb

People learn to climb

A wall for all abilities

New routes set every week.

Stretching up to 15 metres high with a five metre overhang, our walls are an impressive sight.

Filled with a huge variety of shapes, textures and overhangs, climbers of all levels will be able to enjoy the journey to the top. And our expert route-setters regularly create new climbs so you’ll never get bored.

  • 15 metre high point with overhangs of up to 6 metres.
  • 3 auto belays.
  • High quality routes ranging from Grade 3 to 8a.
  • Technical slabs, bridging routes and powerful overhands, pockets and cracks.

People climbing on bouldering wall in Coventry

Get a grip on our bouldering wall

Climb without ropes in a large open plan bouldering area.

Bouldering is a great way to improve your balance, co-ordination and flexibility.

Even little climbers aged four and upwards can enjoy the fun of bouldering. Climb as a family or hire the facility for a unique birthday celebration.

  • 296 sqm of bouldering area for all abilities with beginner routes through to climbing pros.
  • Climb up to five metres high without ropes - crash mats cover the floor for protection.
  • Roughly 100 problems to overcome.
  • Training area and bouldering boards.

Looking to boulder? Make sure to watch our bouldering induction video.


UK speed wall for speed climbing

Race your way to the top

Climbing speed walls

Is going fast more your thing? Test your skills and endurance as you race to the top of our two 15 metre speed climbing walls.

Come and experience this emerging way to climb that will feature in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.


Prices

  Peak Off peak
Climbing members Inclusive Inclusive
Inclusive members £6.00 Inclusive
Other memberships £9.00 £6.00
Adult Pay & Play £9.00 £6.00
Junior Pay & Play (Under 18 years old) £6.00 £6.00

Please note: There is a £6 registration fee for all climbers. For those with existing Warwick Sport climbing competencies, there will be no registration fee.

Times

Peak  
Monday - Friday 4.00pm - 10.00pm
Saturday - Sunday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Off-peak  
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9.30am-4.00pm
Wednesday 7.30am-4.00pm
Saturday - Sunday 5.00pm-8.00pm

Location

Located in Coventry at the Sports & Wellness Hub, University of Warwick campus, CV4 7EU.

Stay up to date

Route resets, closures and general notices. Join the official Warwick Sport Climbing Facebook group.

Register to climb

Beginner or pro, all climbers need to complete a registration form before being able to climb in the Sports & Wellness Hub Climbing Centre.

Registration process

Climbing or Inclusive members

Once you’ve completed the registration process, you are ready to climb. Climbing members can climb peak and off peak hours. Inclusive members can climb during off peak hours.

Other Warwick Sport membership and Pay & Play

Once you’ve completed the registration process, you will pay the peak or off peak climbing price each time you climb.

Two people on the climbing wall

Group of people having a climbing induction in Coventry

Ways to climb

With different routes to reach the top, we want everyone to be able to experience the climb.

Get in touch to book

Contact climbing at warwick dot ac dot uk
Contact +44 (0)24 7652 3011

Inductions

Take our induction and pass to receive your Green Card. You'll now be able to use the climbing centre independently.

  • 2x 1.5 hours session
  • Trained, friendly instructors

£90.00 for two people

Taster sessions

Taster sessions are perfect if you've never climbed an on indoor wall. Suitable for both adults and children.

£34.00 one person
£44.00 two person
£54.00 three person
£64.00 four person

One-to-one coaching

  • Get a personal learning experience
  • Expert advice to develop your movement skills
  • Hour sessions, with longer times available by booking

£34.00 per hour

Instructor-led courses

  • 4x one hour sessions over four weeks
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Learn the basics or develop new techniques
  • Flexible course dates

£42.00 per course

Climbing courses

Group auto belay

  • Self belaying devices that automatically lower you to the ground
  • Group sessions for four people

£24.00 one hour session

Young person climbing on the wall

Young person bouldering in Coventry

Junior climbing

All ages can reach new heights with climbing for young to teenage climbers.

Get in touch to book

Contact climbing at warwick dot ac dot uk
Contact +44 (0)24 7652 3011

Bear Cub membership

Let your young climbers experience Bear Rock climbing wall every weekend.

  • For ages 7+
  • 2 hours on Saturdays or Sundays
  • Groups for different levels of climbers
    • Beginners: 9.00am - 11.00am
    • Intermediate: 11.00am - 1.00pm
    • Advanced: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

£42.00 by direct debit

Climbing memberships

Inclusive use of the Climbing Centre for younger climbers.

  • For 5-17 year olds
  • Under 14s must be supervised by an adult at all times

£20.00 per month

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Climbing parties

  • For ages 5+
  • All equipment hire included
  • Can cater for different size parties and lengths of time.

£64.00 per hour for a group of four

Educational climbing

Schools can book one off taster sessions or groups of lessons. These educational sessions are available to book as part of the NICAS scheme.

Holiday Camps

Take part in climbing activities for ages 5+ at the University of Warwick Holiday Camps. Available during specified holiday camps only.

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Climb membership

Climbing

£34.00 per month*

Inclusive membership

Climbing** Gym Fitness Classes Swim Tennis Badminton & squash

Only £49.50 per month

Junior membership

Climbing

Only £20.00 per month

*additional £6 registration fee required **off peak hours only

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