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Sparsholt college is pleased to announce its 8.4 meters high climbing wall is open for public use every Monday and Tuesday evening. This great facility has 18 lines (around 36 routes), which includes flat wall, overhangs and a feature wall. The wall is open to competent climbers and has capabilities for both top rope and lead climbing once the appropriate consent form and competency check is completed.

  • Opening Times

    Monday and Tuesday nights: 18:00 – 21:00, last entry: 20:30

    These opening times apply to college term dates only. During school breaks and reading breaks, the climbing wall will be closed. See term dates for 2016-2017 here.

    To be updated on climbing wall news/closing times please follow us on Twitter: @activsparsholt

  • Prices

    Cash Only

    All climbers must become a member, and pay an initial membership fee of £10 (life membership).

    Guest climbers do not have to pay the initial fee, but can only climb with a competent member climber .

    Climbing Entry *once initial joining fee has been paid  £5

    Guest climbers *have to been signed in with full member  £8

    13-15’s *once initial joining fee has been paid. Signed in with a full member  £5

    Under 12’s *have to be signed in with a full member  £2  

  • Equipment

    No equipment will be provided so visitors will need to bring their own. Under 18’s need to wear helmets.

  • Private Hire

    Private hire is available for those who hold a minimum of a CWA or SPA qualification. You will get sole use of the wall for £150. If interested please contact climbing@sparsholt.ac.uk 

  • Learn to Climb Course

    Learn to Climb courses (for beginners): £50

    Monday 9th January and Monday 16th January 18:00 – 21:00

    Course requires attendance at both evening sessions and equipment will be provided. Book now!

  • Learn to Lead Climb Course

    Applicants must have been top roping for at least 12 months: £80

    Monday 9th January and Monday 16th January 18:00 – 21:00

    Course requires attendance at both evening sessions and equipment will be provided. Book now!

 

For enquiries please contact climbing@sparsholt.ac.uk