Indoor Climbing Wall

Our Climbing Centre in Newark is an impressive, purpose-built facility with a huge amount of exciting features and programmes on offer for all ages and abilities.

With a new and modern feel, there is a wide range of holds and volumes, all built to the highest European standards.

The YMCA Climbing Centre features bouldering areas, 15m high main wall, an IFSC Olympic standard speed wall and Clip ‘n Climb.

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What’s on for Climbers

What’s On for Climbers


Clip ‘n Climb is a fun and thrilling climbing experience loved by millions, and now with a home at YMCA Village.


With a 15 exciting climbing challenges, Clip ‘n Climb is for everyone from 4 years upward, regardless of climbing ability!


How to book
For regular 75 minute sessions of up to 14 people, simply click on the button below to book online, or give Reception a call.


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 
4:30 – 5:45pm
5:45 to 7pm

10:30- 11.45am

Group Sessions & Party Packages

Whatever the occasion, if you’re looking for a unique and active way to get together – both Clip ‘n Climb and our Climbing Wall are an exciting way to celebrate for all abilities!

  • For ages 8+, we offer 90 minute instructor-led climbing wall sessions for groups of up to 8 people
    • Prices starting from £99
  • For ages 4+, we offer exclusive use of Clip ‘n Climb for one hour with instructor supervision for groups of up to 14 people
    • Prices starting from £170

We also offer group bookings for schools or business team-building days, complete with refreshments from our Café to make your time with us even more memorable.

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National Indoor Climbing Achievement Scheme (NICAS) Level 1-4

The National Indoor Climbing Achievement Scheme (NICAS) is an award scheme designed to help young climbers progress in their climbing journey. It is nationally recognised and is aimed at climbers aged 8-18. The six-week course includes six two-hour sessions with world-class coaches, and all equipment and instructions are provided.

Sessions are available on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The price for the course is £115, which includes all equipment and instructions. Discounted rates are available for Supporter and Villager Members.

To book NICAS please call us on 01636 233 125

Climbing Safety

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