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Courses, clubs and parties


Introduction to Climbing Course

This course equips you with the skills necessary to become a member of 'The Face' climbing wall. The course will cover safe use of equipment, belaying techniques, knot tying , movement coaching and climbing wall etiquette. You will be under the care and guidance of one of our experienced and qualified team. A close ratio of one instructor to four clients will ensure you receive quality instruction and walk away confident to climb independently and share the experience with your friends.

The Course is for those aged 14+, and consists of two sessions on consecutive weeks. Just give us a call and we'll find a time that suits!  


Adult: £40.40
Child: £27.00

Please note the above price includes two sessions of two hours duration and upon completion, your membership to the wall.

Please book in advance by contacting reception by either method listed above.

Junior Climbing Club

'Face' junior climbing club, Fun, Active, Challenging and Exciting! Our ever popular classes led by instructors with years of experience are designed with progression in mind. 

Our syllabus has been created specifically to ensure your child has a structured and thorough approach to their coaching over four incremental stages.

Level 1- Basic skills- belaying safely, knot tying and FUNdementals of movement.

Level 2- Intermediate skills- route reading, grading systems and specifics of movement.

Level 3- Advanced skills- Lead climbing, consolidation of movement. Bouldering. 

Junior Face- Ongoing bespoke coaching which is tailored individually to your childs progression and development.

As well as all these skills climbing is an ideal way for your child to make new friends, improve their self confidence, foster an attitude of achievement and ultimately, have fun!  

Each child that takes part in Junior Climbing Club must have a parental consent form completed before taking part in the activity.

Due to high demand for the junior climb courses please contact reception for current availability to avoid disappointment.


Day Time
Monday 16:15-18:15 (two 55 minute sessions starting at 15 minutes past the hour)
Tuesday 16:15-18:15 (two 55 minute sessions starting at 15 minutes past the hour)
Wednesday 16:15-19:15 (three 55 minute sessions starting at 15 minutes past the hour)
Thursday 16:15-18:15 (two 55 minute sessions starting at 15 minutes past the hour)
Friday 16:15-19:15 (three 55 minute sessions starting at 15 minutes past the hour)
Saturday 09:00-14:00 (55 minute sessions lasting throughout the times stated)
Sunday -

(The wall is also open to other climbers during these times)

Cost: £5.00 per session for Child Active Leisure Members for a 13 week course. Don't worry if you've missed the start of the course as you are welcome to book for the remaining sessions of a term where there is availability.

Please note course duration may vary between 13 and 15 weeks dependant on school terms.

Learn to Lead Course

Our Learn to Lead course is suitable for climbers who want to progress from 'top roping' and 'bouldering' to lead climbing. This course takes place over three consecutive sessions, with each session lasting 2 hours.

Courses can be booked on an individual basis with times adaptable to you. Please contact us on 01629 824717 for booking and information.

Upon completion of an 'Introduction to Climbing' course there is an offer of 15% off the price of 'Learn to Lead' if booked within six months.


Experience the thrill of climbing under the expert supervision of one of our qualified instructors. A fun packed hour-long session for children aged 6 and over. Please contact us for details.

A parental / guardian consent form must be completed for all participants under 18 years of age.


Child-£52.60 per group of six

Young People's Use of the Wall

Under 18s must have written consent of a parent / guardian before using the wall and must demonstrate the basic competencies to an authorised member of staff. In addition, under 14s must be under close supervision of a competent adult who is a registered member of the climbing wall at all times.

One-To-One Instruction

Want to make your experience a bit more special? Why not book in for a personalised session with one of our experienced, qualified instructors. Each session will be tailored to suit your requirements. These sessions can even be a brilliant birthday present with a twist!


£20.10 per hour.

Please contact reception to discuss your requirements and to book.

Group Bookings

 Perfect for team building days or just a fun activity with friends. Our group bookings offer great value for money with the session being tailored to the groups needs.


Adults-£62.50 per hour per group of 6.

Child- £52.60 per hour per group of 6. 

Wirksworth Leisure Centre

Hannage Way, Off Water Lane
Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4JG
01629 824 717
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