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Rock climbing is a physical, challenging activity, which can be done outdoors or at an indoor wall. Indoors, climbers follow a series of marked holds or routes, which are set at varying difficulties. Not keen on heights or want to start without the ropes? Bouldering allows climbers to develop their skills on lower walls with crash mats, just a few metres off the ground, without having to use ropes.
The climbing centre at Brookes is the premier in the county making it the hub for the local climbing community. Membership of the Brookes Climbing Club provides entry and instruction during club sessions. In addition to weekly indoor climbing sessions the club also offers trips to undertake a range of climbing and mountaineering activities.
The wall is open 7 days a week and with regular beginners climbing courses and our Brookes Active 'get into...' sessions there are plenty of opportunities to start climbing.
Find out more about the climbing centre at Brookes »
If you would like to compete for Brookes or train with the club then the best time to sign up is at our annual Sports Fair held on the Wednesday of Fresher's Week 19 September. If you can't make the Sports Fair but want to join a club then please complete this form. For all other sports club enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org
Many sports are are included in our Brookes Active 'get into...' programme providing a low cost way to try a new sport or activity.
Each year we offer a number of sports scholarships with the support of Santander to students who show, or have shown, outstanding talent in their chosen sport.
Membership of a club includes allocated training and competition. To make full use of the facilities Brookes has to offer consider taking out a monthly or pay as you go membership with Brookes Sport »