About The Centre

About the Centre

Welcome to The Tower Climbing Centre, we are an indoor climbing and bouldering facility within Leicester Leys Leisure Centre catering for all ages and abilities. The centre is great for first time or experienced climbers, below is some information on our centre and how to register as a casual user.

At The Tower you will find a full range of roped climbing and bouldering from relatively easy challenges for those new to the sport to fiendishly difficult climbs capable of testing the best climbers around.

Whether you are a regular visitor or just passing through, we hope that every visit to The Tower leaves you motivated and inspired for your future climbing endeavours, whatever they may be.

Areas

The centre has three different climbing areas each offering something different.

Tower
The Tower area is mostly a lead wall however there are always top ropes on the first 4 panels with dual lower off points at the tope for those that wish to lead them. It has 15 lines ranging from 11 meters – 13 meters in height with the routes on the overhanging panels being 15 meters long. Routes in The Tower range from set routes to feature problems with flakes, pockets and cracks.

On average there are about 50 routes ranging from F3+ to F8a.

 

Bloc
The Bloc is a fully Top Roped area, with 14 top roped lines the height of the walls range from 4-5 meters it is ideal for beginners and groups and is also a great room for working on footwork and technique. The routes in this room ranges from set routes to feature problems, there is a chimney, slab & vertical walls with flakes, pockets, bridging and laybacks.

On average there is about 30 routes ranging from F2+ to F6a.

 

Bouldering Wall

The bouldering area hosts roughly 40 set problems and a further 15 feature problems, it is re-set on a 4-6 weekly basis. The routes in this area range from set routes to feature problems with flakes, pockets and laybacks.

Grades rang from V0 to V8.

 

Registration – For Casual Use

Bouldering Only Member

Any adult (over the age of 18) can sign up to become a bouldering only member for free, all you need to do is fill out a registration form and complete a safety induction with one of our staff.

As a bouldering only member you can supervise two junior guests each time that you visit.

You do not need to book in for this, you can just turn up anytime to do this, however it is worthwhile giving us a call at weekends to double check this as we can be busy.

Full Climbing Member

As a full climbing member you can use any part of the roped climbing or bouldering area of the Tower. You can also sign in up to 2 novice guests with you when you come, these can be juniors or adults.

Signing up to be a member is free all you need to be able to do is pass a competency test to show you can put on a harness, tie onto the rope using a suitable climbing knot and belay safely, you also need to fill out a registration form.

If you can not do these things already then our 4 week adult beginner course is for you, see our other courses page or contact us for information.

You do not need to book in for this, you can just turn up anytime to do this, however it is worthwhile giving us a call at weekends to double check this as we can be busy.

Junior Memberships

Children aged 14-17 may be able to register for independent membership if they satisfy the registration requirements, please get in touch to find out more.

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