Beginners Courses

Learn Basic Rock Climbing Techniques – £30 Per Person

Alter Rock is a great place for you to learn rock climbing in Derby. On our 3 hour Rock Climbing beginners Course, you will receive group and individual tuition from one of our friendly fully qualified instructors. You will be shown how to wear a harness correctly and use the equipment safely whilst enjoying yourselves and being introduced to beginners climbing techniques.

Every Weekday, Monday – Friday: 6:30 – 9:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: 2pm – 5pm

Age: 16+

Price: £30.00 per person, which includes: entry, lifetime membership of Alter Rock, equipment hire and instructor for 3 hours. Two people can book for just £45 with a voucher on our special offer page.

Learning to climb on an indoor climbing wall is straightforward and suitable for adults of any age and ability. Your skills and knowledge will be assessed during and at the end of the session to ensure you are safe to come and climb without further instruction.

On completing this beginners climbing course you can return to Alter Rock and climb whenever you like during our opening times. If you ever need some help or advice, our friendly staff will always be happy to help.

Once you have completed the Learn to Climb course you will be allowed to bring 2 guests with you and pass on your new climbing skills knowledge.

The Learn to Climb Course will run with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 6. You can book onto this course as an individual.

Phone 01332 367200 or email to book your session. We look forward to introducing you to the great sport of climbing.

What Next?

If you have enjoyed this course you can join our Adult 6-week National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) course. This starts every couple  of months and will give you more skills and confidence. You learn in small groups and climb with the other beginners you meet on the course.

We also run a Learn to Lead Climb course.

Special OffersCheck out our Special Offers page for any deals we have running at the moment.