Anyone can learn to climb at Glasgow Climbing Centre, but only climbers of suitable experience and age can climb independently, without supervision. As a novice looking to come in today, you can choose from a range of instructor-led climbing tasters or come in as the guest of a registered independent climber.

Climbing is the ultimate full-body workout whatever your age and level of fitness and a fun way to build strength, coordination and give your confidence a boost. It’s a relaxed social sport with many active clubs that can be a great way to meet new people and get involved in outdoor climbing & mountaineering.

Climbing Taster

Have fun, get physical and reach new heights on our fantastic climbing walls.

The easiest way for all age groups to try climbing, under the supervision of our friendly instructors. Have fun and challenge yourself on the wall, climb together with the kids or let the kids have a session on their own while you enjoy a coffee in our great cafe. Children under the age of 7 must have an adult taking part with them.

This hour of fun and exciting climbing gives you, whether you’re fearless or cautious, a great flavour of what’s involved when starting out in the world of climbing.

Perfect for all abilities over the age of 4 wanting to try climbing and for those who are simply looking for a fun new activity to try.

£70 for a group of 4 for an hour

Family Climbing Fun

Have fun  trying something new and exciting together climbing the walls in our converted church.

For families with children as young as 4 who want to try climbing or just have fun doing an exciting activity together. At least one adult is required to take part with children under the age of 7. Children and adults of all abilities are welcome

Small groups of 4 participants per 1 instructor allows us to support & help everyone, especially the younger climbers. 

These smaller groups sessions are also suitable for birthday parties with children younger than 7. Multiple instructors can be booked for larger groups. 

£70 per group for an hour 

Climb with an experienced climber

As a novice, you can come in and climb with any Glasgow Climbing Centre registered independent climber aged 18+. Registered independent climbers over the age of 18 can bring in two guests of any ability and age to supervise and climb with, independently of an instructor.

To become a registered independent climber you first have to register online or in person when you come in and then complete a climbing skills demonstration when you first come in to climb.

Novice climbers wanting to become a registered independent climber can sign up to and successfully complete one of our induction courses before getting signed off. 

Alternatively, just book one of our instructor led activities and enjoy climbing under the supervision of one of our friendly instructors.


All available sessions and courses

Climbing is the ultimate full-body workout whatever your age and level of fitness, and it’s a great way to build strength, improve coordination, mental health and give your confidence a boost.

We offer climbing courses and fun sessions for anyone over the age of 4 and for all abilities. Our sessions are run in small groups by highly qualified and friendly instructors and include all the equipment you need to climb safely.

Search in the calendar below to book a course or go to the Adults 16+, Youth, U16 or the Groups section on the website to find a suitable session. If you are still unsure what’s right for you, give us a call or contact us via email or Facebook.