Date: 15/10/2018

Climbing Course Dates (NIBAS)

We are running the following course dates for beginner and intermediate climbers. The National Indoor Boulder Award Scheme takes you from beginner to competent boulder in 5 levels. NIBAS is the only nationally recognised award scheme in bouldering. Book a course today. NIBAS is suitable fir adults and juniors aged 7+

Aims of NIBAS

  • to develop climbing movement skills and improve levels of ability

  • to learn how to use equipment appropriately

  • to develop risk assessment and risk management skills in the sport

  • to work as a team, communicate with, and trust other boulderers

  • to provide a structure for development, motivation and improved performance

  • to develop an understanding of the sport, its history and ethics

  • to provide a record of personal achievement

  • to point the way to further disciplines and challenges in climbing beyond the scheme.

Course Dates

Level 1 NIBAS Beginner Course New Boulderer

Includes Level 1 NIBAS Certificate

Wednesday 7th November - 12th December 2018 (6 weeks) 7pm - 8pm

An introductory course in climbing. Each person receives a log book to work through and achieves a Level 1 national award and certificate in Bouldering.

Cost £67.00 (includes coaching, shoe hire each session & log book)

Level 1 NIBAS Beginner Course New Boulderer

Includes Level 1 NIBAS Certificate

Saturday 19th January - Saturday 9th February 2019 (4 weeks) 1pm - 2.30pm

An introductory course in climbing. Each person receives a log book to work through and achieves a Level 1 national award and certificate in Bouldering.

Cost £67.00 (includes coaching, shoe hire each session & log book)

Level 2 NIBAS Foundation Boulderer

Includes Level 2 NIBAS Certificate

Wednesday 9th January - 3rd April 2019 (12 weeks) 7pm - 8pm

The next step from NIBAS Level 1, further developing skills in bouldering.

Cost £120.00 (includes coaching, shoe hire each session)

* Excludes 18th February

Level 3 NIBAS Competent Boulderer

Includes Level 3 NIBAS Certificate

Monday 7th January - 1st July 2019 (20 weeks) 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Demonstrating further skills and application of techniques in bouldering.

Cost £100 on first session + £100 on week 11 (25th March 2019)

*Excludes 18 February,

8, 15, 22 April

6, 27 May

Level 4 NIBAS Skilled Boulderer

Includes Level 4 NIBAS Certificate

Tuesday 7pm - 8.30pm x 20 weeks 2019 (8th January - 18 June)

Self motivated and highly competent boulderer with a wide range of skills looking to progress and be able to identify and set goals to help them improve.

Cost: Log book £7.00 + £150 on week 1 + £150 on week 11 (26th March 2019)

*Excludes 19 February

9 & 16 April

28 May

Email to book a place

Hayley McKenna Manager