Climbing Clubs

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ROCK-IT’S FOR 5-8 YEARS

Rock-it classes run most Saturdays from 1000 -1100hrs, simply book on-line below.

 

Ratio:1:8

Duration:1 hour

Cost: £57 (6 week term) payable termly in advance 

 

Session dates are:

Next Session: 9, 16, 23, 30 November and 7, 14 December 2019

 

 

 

 

At the Adur Centre we actively encourage children to have fun whilst learning about the basics of climbing in a safe and secure environment. These sessions are for 5-8 year olds focusing around movement and fun on the wall and not so much about getting to the top, although that’s fun too! All participants will receive an attendance certificate at end of the term.

ROCK HOPPERS   FOR 8-11 YRS

Rock Hoppers run most Saturdays 1130 – 1300hrs

 

Rock Hoppers is our junior climbing club; which follows The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) syllabus. NICAS is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit achievement on artificial climbing structures and is open to children aged 8-11 years. The Adur Centre can offer the first four levels which offer progressive technical skill and responsibility.

 

Participants purchase a log book and pay a one off registration fee for level 1-2 to monitor their ongoing progress.

 

Ratio:1:8

Duration:1.5 hour

Cost: £57 (6 week term) payable termly in advance 

 

Session dates are:

Next Session: 9, 16, 23, 30 November and 7, 14 December 2019

 

Rock Stars for 11-16 yrs

Rock Stars runs most Saturday's and Wednesday's. The times are as follows:

Group 1: Saturday 1130 - 1300hrs

Group 2: Saturday 1500 – 1630hrs

Group 3: Wednesday 1900 - 2030hrs
 
Rock Stars is our Youth climbing group; which continues on the path toward the  National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme. NICAS is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit achievement on artificial  climbing  structures  and  is  open  to children aged 11 years and above. The Adur Centre can offer the first four levels which offer progressive technical skill and responsibility.
 
Participants purchase a log book and pay a one off registration fee for level 3-4 to monitor their ongoing progress.

 

Ratio:1:8

Duration:1.5 hour

Cost: £57 (6 week term) payable termly in advance 

 

Session dates are:

Next Session: 9, 16, 23, 30 November and 7, 14 December 2019

 

NICAS Young Climbers session

Wednesday Evening 1700 – 1830hrs
This is a Youth climbing group; which continues on the path toward the  National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme. NICAS is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit achievement on artificial  climbing  structures  and  is  open  to children aged 8 -11 years. The Adur Centre can offer the first four levels which offer progressive technical skill and responsibility.

 

Ratio:1:8

Duration:1.5 hour

Cost:

Cost: £57 (6 week term) payable termly in advance 

 

Session dates are:

Next Session: 13, 20, 27 November & 4, 11, 18 December 2019

Adult Climbers and Climbing Courses

Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1700 On request in advance
Wednesday Evening: 1900 - 2030
The climbing wall is open to our registered climbers and for adults doing one of our sessions detailed below.

Cost: £10.50 per adult / £7.50 per child
 
You might be an experienced climber wanting to try one of our 60+ routes or you might be new to climbing and excited for your first steps into a whole new activity. This session is designed to be easy to access and provide a chance to meet other climbers. Speak to us regarding an induction to the wall or ask about our ‘Learn to Climb’ sessions.
 
Learn to Climb - Induction Session £42 
This 2-hour session is designed to introduce you to the basics and encourage you to become an independent top rope climber. (group max 8)
This session will include the following skills:
  • Fitting the climbing harness correctly
  • Attaching the climbing rope to the harness correctly
  • Attaching to a ground anchor correctly
  • Belaying/lowering – a skill that when performed correctly allows you to: hold your climbing partners weight; hold a fall; and lower your climbing partner safely back to the ground using friction and a belay device
  • Movement skills – an introduction to different tactics and techniques a climber can use to move upwards with confidence
 
Improver Session - £42
This two-hour session is designed to build on foundation skills and encourage you to climb using your maximum potential. To do this can often be different for each person and your session may well include a selection of the following skills (group of 6 maximum):
Movement skills-our qualified and experienced coaches can help you practise different movement skills that will enable you to get the best out of your climbing
  • Use of different belay devices – belay devices perform the same function but come in different shapes and sizes, let our climbing coaches guide you to make the best choice to suit your climbing
  • Fitness and strength training – an important part of climbing is to be physically fit and strong. Our coaches can give you some ideas on how to improve this and increase your physical abilities 

 

Learn to Lead - £84

  • This four-hour course (two 2-hour sessions) is designed for climbers who have experience of bouldering and top rope climbing and wish to take their climbing to an advanced level. Your session will include (group of 4 maximum):
  • Clipping technique
  • Belaying a lead climber
Date/Time Course Type    Availability        

Mon-Fri 0900-1700hrs    

 

 

Induction sessions

Improver sessions

Learn to lead sessions             

On request in advance

 

 

Indoor climbing is one of the UK fastest growing sports (Sport England Active People Survey 2016), and is also the newest Olympic Sport to be seen at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Now is a great time to take up the sport! Whether you want to learn for the first time or just need to refresher to get back in the swing, this is a great chance to learn the ropes from our experienced staff.

As well as weekly climbing sessions there are options for a 5-day camp every summer and climbing trips overseas. Participants purchase a log book and pay a one off registration fee for level 3-4 to monitor their ongoing progress.

 

Please note the Adur Centre is an unsupervised facility (unless tuition and training have been booked and paid for in advance) and accepts no liability for injury sustained due to the unsafe behavior of others.

 

The BMC participation statement is very clear; it should be read and understood by all users of the centre:

 

“The British Mountaineering Council recognises that climbing, hill walking and

mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death.

Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be

responsible for their own actions and involvement.”

What to wear?

Loose clothing: T-Shirt, Leggings, Jogging Bottoms or Shorts.

Trainers or specialist climbing shoes (No open toed or slip on shoes).

Climbing shoes can be hired at the centre.

 

Instructors

All sessions are delivered by our highly experienced and qualified team of instructors.

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