Frequently Asked Questions

We have a key for a key locker system, which means you give us a house key or a car key and we provide you with a locker key. We also have cubbies for you to place your belongings in.

There is no booking required to climb. However, if it's your first visit to Social Climbing, you will need to sign our online registration before you can climb. If you're wanting to join one of our coaching sessions, you can book classes here.

Any child under the age of 18 must be actively (i.e be on the matting with them but not necessarily climbing yourself) supervised by an adult with a ratio of one adult per two children.

When you buy a day pass, you are free to come and go from the centre as you please all day.

We have Ladies' and Men's changing rooms with a shower in each.

Climbers should wear whatever they're comfortable climbing in. If you have them, bring in your own climbing shoes. Don't worry if you don't have any, you can hire them from us. You might also find climbing chalk helpful to improve your grip. You can buy a variety of Rock Technologies chalk at the centre.

On your first visit to Social Climbing, you'll be asked to fill in our waiver if you haven't done so already. Then, we'll get you registered (£3 registration fee) and shoes fitted (£3.50 shoe hire). Before you climb, there's a short safety induction and form to complete and then you're good to go.

Our minimum age for climbers is 5.. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

the closest parking is in the Highcross ShoppingCentre. Alternatively Mansfield Street Car park is a short walk away.