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, or you can find out 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.


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


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 F4 to F8a.



The Bloc is a fully Top Roped area, with 14 top rope 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 are 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 problems in this area range from set routes to feature problems with flakes, pockets and laybacks.

Grades range from V0 to V8.


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