Start Climbing is suited to those who have little or no climbing experience or for those who have had some bouldering experience and want to start using ropes. This activity will take you through all the basics you need to know to get started in one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Start Climbing consists of three session, two 1.5 hour tuition sessions and a third 1.5 hour session where you will complete a Climbing Registration enabling you to climb unsupervised. Maximum number of places per date block is 6.
Open to: Northumbria students, staff and public.
Cost: Members* £10 (was £25), Non members £15 (was £35)
*Sport Central or Coach Lane membership.
In Semester two you can bring a friend for free!
Dates, Times, Dates:
Start Climbing runs for three consecutive weeks with various time slots available. Please see below for further information. Please note that you must attend the same time slot each week for the three weeks.
|Monday||10:30-12:00||15th April, 22nd April, 29th April|
|Monday||10:30-12:00||6th May, 13th May, 20th May|
|Monday||14:00-15:30||22nd April, 29th April, 6th May|
|Monday||14:00-15:30||13th May, 20th May, 27th May|
|Tuesday||14:00-15:30||16th April, 23rd April, 30th April|
|Tuesday||14:00-15:30||7th May, 14th May, 21st May|
|Tuesday||19:30-21:00||23rd April, 30th April, 7th May|
|Tuesday||19:30-21:00||14th May, 21st May, 28th May|
|Wednesday||10:30-12:00||17th April, 24th April, 1st May|
|Wednesday||10:30-12:00||8th May, 15th May, 22nd May|
|Wednesday||17:00-18:30||24th April, 1st May, 8th May|
|Wednesday||17:00-18:30||15th May, 22nd May, 29th May|
|Wednesday||19:30-21:00||1st May, 8th May, 15th May|
|Wednesday||19:30-21:00||22nd May, 29th May, 5th June|
|Thursday||14:00-15:30||18th April, 25th April, 2nd May|
|Thursday||14:00-15:30||9th May, 16th May, 23rd May|
|Thursday||19:30-21:00||25th April, 2nd May, 9th May|
|Thursday||19:30-21:00||16th May, 23rd May, 30th May|
|Friday||10:30-12:00||19th April, 26th April, 3rd May|
|Friday||10:30-12:00||10th May, 17th May, 24th May|
|Friday||14:00-15:30||26th April, 3rd May, 10th May|
|Friday||14:00-15:30||17th May, 24th May, 31st May|
|Saturday||12:30-14:00||20th April, 27th Apil, 4th May|
|Saturday||12:30-14:00||11th May, 18th May, 25th May|
|Saturday||15:00-16:30||27th April, 4th May, 11th May|
|Saturday||15:00-16:30||18th May, 25th May, 1st June|
|Sunday||16:00-17:30||21st April, 28th April, 5th May|
|Sunday||16:00-17:30||12th May, 19th May, 26th May|
No previous experience is needed, beginners are welcome.
Individual and Partner bookings can be made.
All equipment which is needed will be provided.
Wear comfortable clothing (trousers) that you can easily move in.
You can Book Online or at Sport Central Reception.
Online Booking Instructions:
1) Enter your Login ID and Pin. If you are a Northumbria University student or staff member your login is your computer username and your PIN is your library Pin. If you are not a Northumbria University student or staff member you must sign up.
2) Change your preferred booking site to Sport Central (this is in the top right hand corner)
3) Click on 'Make a Booking'
4) Click on Start link
5) Select the session you wish to book then select the first date. This will book you onto the duration of the programme.