What’s On at Bloc Climbing Centre this SpringPosted on: 13 Apr 2018
Bloc Climbing are the biggest bouldering centre in Bristol and offer a range of climbing experiences for people of all ages. If you’re looking for a way to get active and have fun this Spring, carry on reading to see what’s on at Bloc over the next few months!
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Bloc have a range of children’s packages to suit all ages and abilities. For 4 and 5 year olds who aren’t yet old enough to join in with the bouldering courses, Bloc’s ‘Clip 'n Climb’ session will give parents the fantastic opportunity to climb with their kids. Check out some of the rave reviews here and book a session here.
Children aged 6 to 10 can get involved with the ‘Junior Climbing Club’ on Saturdays between 9:45 and 10:45, or 10 to 16 year olds can move on to the ‘Youth Bouldering Club’ (Saturdays, 11am-12:30pm). ‘Youth Progression’ class on Wednesdays from 7pm till 8:30pm is perfect for those who have been attending classes for some time and have advanced their skills but wish to improve further, if aged 14-17. The cost of a session includes entry, excellent instruction and shoe hire.
The perfect place for a school trip or group outing, sessions at Bloc build confidence, team-work and self esteem. They offer both daytime and evening sessions, and have plenty of space for you to relax if you feel you need a break or a drink.
Far from just being fun for the kids, the centre also run a variety of adult sessions, including 1 on 1 coaching for those that want a bespoke experience (£99 for 3 X 1 hour lessons). If you’re looking for something fun to do with friends or colleagues, standard group sessions cost £120 for 1 hour and accommodate up to 10 people. Packages can be adapted to suit the group’s numbers and requirements.
Bloc are also hosting their annual Spring Competition on Thursday the 19th of April 2018 at 6pm. The competition will offer climbers the chance to challenge each other individually to a number of activities, with a DJ and on-site bar for spectators.
Bloc Climbing are based at 2 New Gatton Rd, Bristol, BS2 9SH.
All of their coaches are accredited by the Climbing Wall Association or the Single Pitch Award, or are assessed by inhouse instructor and technical advisor.
Monday - Friday: Noon until 10pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10am until 6pm
Bank Holidays: 10am until 8pm
Iona is a final year Biomedical Science Undergraduate at the University of Bristol. Her passions include blogging, walks by the harbour and exploring new cocktail venues. Iona is working with 365Bristol as part of the Santander Internship scheme for spring and summer 2018.