SportUNE Indoor Rock Climbing For Kids And All Ages

Our rock climbing facility features two different angled walls and a bouldering cave, with four ropes that cater from beginner levels all the way through to highly skilled climbers.

Catering to all ages and skill levels, our facility provides a supportive and inclusive environment for learning and mastering the art of climbing. Unleash your potential, challenge yourself, and embrace the excitement of this dynamic sport in a space designed to inspire and empower climbers of every generation.

Outdoor Adventure Club (UNE OAC) members volunteer to provide supervised climbing times to the club and the general public. If you are interested in climbing, the UNE OAC Club nights are Mondays, public nights are; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5.30 – 7.30 pm. Club supervisors are available to assist newcomers and guide them through essential skills and techniques such as learning to tie knots and rope handling skills.

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Rock climbing wall SportUNE

Why try indoor rock climbing?

  • Full-body Workout: Indoor rock climbing is a fantastic way to strengthen and tone your entire body. It engages muscles in the arms, legs, core, and back, providing a comprehensive workout that improves endurance, flexibility, and overall fitness.


  • Mental and Physical Challenge: Climbing routes require problem-solving skills and strategic thinking. It challenges both your mind and body, fostering focus, concentration, and coordination. Overcoming obstacles and achieving new heights can boost self-confidence and provide a sense of accomplishment.


  • Adrenaline and Thrill: Rock climbing is an exhilarating adventure that gets your adrenaline pumping. Conquering challenging routes, defying gravity, and reaching new heights can be an incredibly thrilling experience.


  • Social and Community Aspect: Indoor climbing facilities often foster a vibrant and supportive community. It’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded individuals, make new friends, and participate in group activities such as competitions, workshops, and climbing clubs.


  • Accessible to All Skill Levels: Indoor climbing caters to a wide range of skill levels, from beginners to experienced climbers. With different difficulty levels and routes, everyone can find a suitable challenge and progress at their own pace.


  • Weather-Independent: Unlike outdoor climbing, indoor rock climbing is not weather-dependent. It offers a year-round activity where you can climb and train regardless of the weather conditions, making it a reliable and consistent pursuit.


  • Safe and Controlled Environment: Indoor climbing facilities prioritize safety and provide controlled environments with trained staff, padded floors, and safety equipment. This allows climbers to enjoy the sport with reduced risks compared to outdoor climbing.


  • Variety and Continuous Learning: Indoor climbing gyms frequently update their routes, ensuring a constant variety of challenges. This variety keeps the sport engaging and encourages climbers to continue learning and improving their skills.

Wall Supervisors

  • Alec Eastwood
  • Andrew Woolley
  • Callum Wolf-Yohann Gardner
  • Carmen Schultz
  • Georgie Kottek
  • Jacob Hofkamp
  • Rodney Swift
  • Simon Porter
  • Michael Saunders
  • Thor Burey

Become a member

UNE Outdoor Adventure Club is open to students and the wider community, so why not try something new today!


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Updates are via Facebook, please join the group to find out about upcoming events and activities.


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Things you need

UNE OAC supplies the basic climbing equipment as part of the entry cost including a harnesses and climbing shoes.

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions the club is unable to provide shared hand chalk. If you are bringing your own, alcohol-based liquid chalk is preferred.

Public climbing nights

Public nights are;

  • Club night | Mon, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
  • Public nights | Tues, Weds & Fri, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Climbing induction

All participants must be shown the ropes by one of our climbing instructors.

A climbing instructor will be available during climbing hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday nights.