Energise (leisure centre) has the largest climbing wall in York including:
- two main walls, 10m and 13m high
- 4m high bouldering wall
- 50 routes on 17 varied lines
Beginners and novices aged 5 years or over, and experienced climbers are all welcome to use the climbing walls.
Use the facilities to learn basic climbing skills or expand your technique at one of our courses for:
Everyone can enjoy a wide range of climbing grades (F4 to F8a on the main walls, and V0 to V9 on the bouldering wall).
Buddy sessions are available to climbers who have completed instructor-lead courses, or for competent climbers who want someone to climb with.
Buddy sessions run from 6pm to 8pm on Thursdays. Technical advice is available from staff and climbing instructors, who are on hand to assist. Normal entry prices apply, with no extra cost for these sessions.
Mobile climbing wall
'The Wall' is available to hire.