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The Tower Climbing Centre

Our climbing centre is located at Leicester Leys Leisure Centre, a few miles outside the city centre. We offer both roped climbing and bouldering.

Climb Leicester remains closed

Following government guidance this site will remain closed until further notice. As soon as we are able to reopen, we will let you know. Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

COVID-19 information

In order to maintain the safety of our customers and staff, we need to undertake certain measures, meaning that your experience at our centres might be a little bit different. Here are some of the things we are introducing to keep you safe:

  • Online booking and payment are essential
  • Screens at reception desks and helpful information signage throughout our centres
  • Increased cleaning and hygiene measures across leisure centres
  • Social distancing to be observed at all times

What’s changed at the climbing centre?

  • Wall capacity has been reduced to ensure social distancing
  • Customers must maintain social distancing of 2m from other wall users (every other panel when climbing or belaying)
  • Sessions will be time limited (see booking page for more details)
  • Only customers who have already completed an Active Leicester climbing competency assessment/induction are allowed to book
  • Hand sanitising stations are located around the climbing wall and must be used throughout your session
  • Customers must arrive ready to climb and will not be able to change at the centre
  • One-way corridor system
  • Water fountains will not be available so please bring a water bottle with you

Book in advance

Please book any sessions or classes in advance, to avoid disappointment. In order to book, you will need to be an Active Leicester member. We also advise that members pay in advance to save any unnecessary contact on arrival. When you come to our centres, please arrive in appropriate clothing (‘beach-ready’ if you are coming to swim) as our changing rooms may be unavailable.

Find further information about COVID-19 and Active Leicester on our FAQs page.

Opening times

Days Opening hours
Monday to Friday 2pm - 9.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm

Prices

Standard prices

Price type Adult Junior/concession
Casual off peak (2pm-4pm Mon-Fri) £6 £4.50
Casual peak £7.80 £5.90
BMC member (peak only) £6.50 N/A
Family off peak tick (2 adults, 2 children) £18.75 N/A
Family peak ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £24.40 N/A
Shoe hire £3 £3 (under 18s free)
Harness hire £2 £2 (under 18s free)
Belay device hire £2 £2 (under 18s free)
Full equipment hire package (harness, belay, shoes) £5 £5 (under 18s free)

Session and course prices

Session type Adult Junior/concession
Taster session £12.50 £12.50
Adult 4 week course (all levels) £63 £63
Parent + child 4 week course £48 £48
Junior 6 week course (all levels) N/A £63
Junior drop in sessions N/A £10.50 per session

One-off coached/instructed, group sessions and parties

Session length Price
90min session £36 per instructor + entry per person
60min session £24 per instructor + entry per person

Please note: instructor ratios do apply as follows; 1:10 for over 7s including adults; *1:6 for under 7s. For more bespoke coached sessions we recommend a maximum ration of 1:6.

Memberships

Adult

Membership type Monthly Direct Debit Annual
Climbing only £30 £330
Climbing + gym £35 £385
Climbing + inclusive £45 £495
30 day pass £36.10

Junior/concession

Membership type Monthly Direct Debit Annual
Climbing only £22 £242
Climbing + gym £26 £286
Climbing + inclusive £34 £374
30 day pass £27.10

 

About the centre
Anyone can climb at The Tower, although restrictions do apply. You don’t need to be an experienced climber to enjoy the bouldering wall. We offer courses and taster sessions to suit both adults and children of all abilities. There is also a small shop on site selling the latest climbing equipment.
Mobile climbing wall
We operate a mobile climbing wall, which you can hire for an event, party or team-building exercise. We also take it to locations throughout the Midlands to offer climbing taster sessions.
Climbing centre FAQs
Have a question? Need more information? Please see our FAQs. Alternatively, you can contact us via the details at the bottom of this page, or ask us a question on Twitter.

Contact us  

Send us a message or call 0116 233 3074