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The Tower Climbing Centre

The Tower climbing centre is located at Leicester Leys leisure centre, a few miles outside the city centre. We offer both roped climbing and bouldering.

Further information

Climbing centre closed until further notice

Sorry, due to the current coronavirus situation, the climbing centre will be closed until further notice.



  Adult Junior/concession
Casual off peak (before 5pm Mon-Fri) £6 £4.50
Casual peak £7.80 £5.90
BMC member (peak only) £6.50 -
Family off peak tick (2 adults, 2 children) £18.75 -
Family peak ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £24.40 -
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)
  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) - £63
Junior drop in sessions - £10.50 per session
One-off coached/instructed, group sessions and parties  
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.



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


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

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.
Find out more about the Tower Centre (PDF)

Mobile climbing wall

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.
Get details on the mobile climbing wall (PDF)

Climbing centre FAQs

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.
View our FAQs (PDF)

Contact us  

Send us a message or call 0116 233 3074