The Big Red Climbing Wall

Climbing is a fun and exhilarating way to keep fit and learn new skills. Why not come along and try out the “Big Red Climbing Wall”? Courses run throughout the year for both adults and children.

Climbing

At Leisure World Tiptree

Our “Big Red Climbing Wall” works lots of muscle groups in the upper and lower body so you can get fit whilst testing your problem-solving skills.

Prices from: £7.50

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Climbing Membership

At Leisure World Tiptree

Develop your indoor climbing capabilities and take the next step to becoming a competent outdoor climber with Climbing Memberships.

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Adult Climbing Sessions

At Leisure World Tiptree

Come along to our training sessions and gain the skills and experience to enable you to climb “Big Red” unsupervised.

During supervised sessions there will always be an instructor present to supervise, teach and assist climbers. Harnesses, helmets and belay devices are supplied free of charge.

Climbing shoes can be hired from reception and chalk balls can be purchased for an additional £3.00 each.

If the climber is a complete novice then it will be suggested that they attend a minimum of three sessions with us before the climber can climb unsupervised. The exact period will be determined by the progress made and when both the instructor and the participant both feel that they are competent in the skills required to climb safely.

Please complete our Adult Supervised Form for a supervised session and please read the Conditions of Use.

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Junior Climbing Courses

At Leisure World Tiptree

Climbing can be done as a fun hobby or you can compete in competitions. You can also choose to climb indoors or out so it is a perfect all-weather activity.

Climbing is a fun and exhilarating way to keep fit and learn new skills. You build up mental and physical fitness as well as looking at the world in a different way, especially from the lofty view at the top.

It is essential that you learn from a professional in a fun yet safe environment and we offer the perfect beginners course.

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Auto Belay

At Leisure World Tiptree

Develop your indoor climbing capabilities and take the next step to becoming a competent outdoor climber.

Auto Belays are great piece of kit, it allows you to climb without the need of someone else at the other end of the rope. It means you can climb when you want and as often as you want. It’s a great tool for beginners experiencing climbing for the first time and also enables more advanced climbers to build up their stamina and endurance.

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Lead Climbing Sessions

At Leisure World Tiptree

This course is aimed at those who wish to develop their indoor climbing capabilities. It is also the next step to becoming a competent outdoor climber. The course will cover all aspects of Lead Climbing and belaying, as well as introducing some more advanced movement techniques.

You will learn: Movement skills, Clipping extenders / Quick draws, Preparing the rope for lead climbing, Belay stance and anchoring, Lead belaying, Holding a fall / falling, Coiling the rope

Participants must be 16+ and need to be top roping French grade 5+ confidently on a regular basis. You also have to be a registered competent climber at Leisure World Tiptree who can belay a climber on the top rope without supervision. Courses run on either Friday evening or on a day of the weekend, depending on instructor availability and the customer demand. Please register your details and once we have enough people interested to run a course, everyone will be contacted to finalise the date and payment will then be required to guarantee your place.

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Unsupervised Climbing Sessions

At Leisure World Tiptree

Challenge yourself to an unsupervised climbing session on The Big Red Wall. Customers over the age of 18 that state that they have the necessary skills to climb without supervision will have to pass the competency test at Leisure World Tiptree.

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The National Indoor Climbing Achievement Scheme

At Leisure World Tiptree

The National Indoor Climbing Achievement Scheme is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on artificial climbing structures.

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