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Climbing courses

Active Blackpool offer climbing courses and 1-1 tuition for both adults and children.

Adults

Adult group sessions are pay and play and can be booked online and is for all abilities including complete beginners. Due to Covid-19 climbers will climb on an auto belay or one to one with an instructor to ensure no mixing between participants.

You must pre book your session online or via the Sport Blackpool mobile App on Android and Apple devices. You must hold a leisure card or membership to be able to book into these sessions. You can sign up for a leisure card or membership online or Book a tour appointment with a membership advisor. Please note Adult group sessions are not included in the Health and Fitness membership. 

Adult group sessions are at the following times:

Course dates
Day Time Wall
Monday 7.15pm to 8.15pm Climbing Wall
Wednesday 7.15pm to 8.15pm Climbing Wall
Friday 8.15pm to 9.15pm Climbing Wall

Children

Children follow the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) programme through levels 1 to 4. Please note that due to Covid-19, we have only started courses for  Level 3 and 4, with the reintroduction of Level 2 week commencing 19th October. We will inform when Level 1 starts again.

Children must be aged between 7 and 17 years and the current timing of our classes are shown below:

Nicas Level 2

Day Time Wall
Monday 4.45pm to 5.45pm Climbing Wall
Monday 6.00pm to 7.00pm Climbing Wall
Wednesday 4.45pm to 5.45pm Climbing Wall
Friday 6.00pm to 7.00pm Climbing Wall
Saturday 3.00pm to 4.00pm Climbing Wall

 

Nicas Level 3

Nicas Level 3 days
Day Time Wall
Monday 6.00pm to 7.00pm Bouldering Wall
Wednesday 4.45pm to 5.45pm Climbing Wall
Wednesday 6.00pm to 7.00pm Bouldering Wall
Friday 7.00pm to 8.00pm Climbing Wall

 

Nicas Level 4

Nicas Level 4 days
Day Time Wall
Monday 6.00pm to 7.00pm Climbing Wall
Wednesday 6.00pm to 7.00pm Climbing Wall

Please complete the enquiry form if you would like to enquire about joining your child onto these classes.

Parent waiting area 

You have the option to wait whilst your child is in their class and for under 8’s a parent/guardian must remain on site. Seating is limited to a one parent per child policy. If you are staying whilst your child is in the class you must check in at reception and you must hold a leisure card or membership to be able to check in. Once you have dropped off your child, you will need to access the waiting area on the balcony by going up in the lift situated near the exit of the building. Please do not move the seating as it has been spaced 2 meters apart.

1-1 Tuition

We offer 1-1 tuition for adults and juniors of all abilities including complete beginners.

Please complete the enquiry form if you would like to enquire about 1-1 tuition.

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