EXPERIENCED CLIMBER

If you are a competent climber with some recent indoor bouldering experience can register for unsupervised climbing. If you want to climb without supervision, you will need to demonstrate your competence to a member of the City Bloc team - details below.

 

NEW TO CLIMBING

If you've never climbed before, or you have limited indoor bouldering experience you'll need to complete a New Climber Induction or come with a suitably experienced adult who is registered with us.


INDUCTIONS

An induction will introduce you to all the safety aspects of using the bouldering wall. You will also be taught some basic climbing techniques and how best to use City Bloc as a climbing centre so you can make the most out of your future visits.

 

What to wear for your climbing induction

Wear clothing that allows freedom of movement such as gym type kit or loose fitting clothes.


TYPES OF INDUCTION

Adult induction

After you have completed an a 30 minute induction with an instructor you will be able to use City Bloc unsupervised and can also sign in 2 guests. 

For a downloadable induction form please click here. 

 

Adult Induction Price: £20

This includes:

  • Entry – you are welcome to stay and climb as long as you like after the induction
  • Climbing shoe hire
  • Annual Membership
  • 2nd visit free with complimentary shoe hire

Junior induction (14-17 years)

Juniors over the age of 14 are able to climb unsupervised once they have completed a 30 minute Junior induction.

Juniors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian to complete the induction.

For a downloadable junior induction form please click here.

 

Junior Induction Price: £15

This includes:

  • Entry – you are welcome to stay and climb as long as you like after the induction
  • Climbing shoe hire
  • Annual Membership

Family Climbing Induction

Our Family Bouldering Induction is a great way to introduce the whole family to climbing. The induction covers all the necessary safety information and training needed to use City Bloc with your family. It is a 30 minute course where an instructor will guide you and your family around the climbing centre advising on good climbing techniques and fun exercises so you can all be confident from the very beginning.

Numbers:  2 Adults maximum with a maximum of 3 Children (max two children per adult)

 

Family Induction Price: £40

What is included:

  • 30 minute family induction with instructor
  • Information on climbing techniques
  • Entry and shoe hire for everyone
  • Annual Membership for adults – Juniors under 12 can become guests of the adult member
  •  Junior induction for over 14s to allow unsupervised climbing


EXPERIENCED ADULT CLIMBERS

If you are a competent climber with some recent indoor bouldering experience can register for unsupervised climbing. If you want to climb without supervision, you will need to declare your competence to a member of the City Bloc team who will require you to demonstrate your knowledge/skills through answering a series of questions or by a practical demonstration to make sure they are happy with your climbing experience.

 

Consent  Form

You will need to read our conditions of use and complete an adult consent form available to download here. It is free to register and we have an annual membership costing £3.50 that saves you a pound every time you climb over the next 12 months. Entry prices can be found on our

Conditions of Use

Available to download here


 EXPERIENCED JUNIOR CLIMBERS

Children over 14 years who have been climbing for some time and have recent indoor bouldering experience don't need to do an induction but will need to complete an assessment before they can climb unsupervised. The assessment takes around 15 minutes to complete and will assess their competence and understanding of climbing and centre rules.

Junior Assessment Price: £10

 

Consent Form

A parent or legal guardian will need to read the conditions of use and complete a junior consent form available to download here or from reception at City Bloc.

It is free to register but we have an annual membership costing £3.50 that saves a pound every time you climb over the next 12 months.

Conditions of Use

Available to download here