Energise climbing

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:

  • beginners
  • improvers
  • juniors
  • adults

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

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.

Climbing safety

Quality and safety are very important at Energise and we are a full member of the Association of British Climbing Walls and hold a AALA license for delivery of Adventure Activities for under 18's.

Mobile climbing wall

'The Wall' is available to hire.

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