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Tiny Academy 0-5s

White Angles

For little ones aged 0-5 years and their parents.


Climb and make friends

Tiny Academy

Tiny Academy is a fun and informal session for you to meet other like-minded parents and an opportunity to climb with your baby or toddler.  This isn’t an instructed session but a member of our team is there to help make things run smoothly. They can also share the childcare so you can get some climbing done yourself.

Lots of our Tiny Academy parents have met great friends through this session and found a valuable support network for those challenging early years.

Children are natural climbers. Getting them active and providing a new social environment helps to build confidence – plus it’s loads of fun. You can take things at your own pace, accompanying babies on the mats or supporting toddlers as they start to climb.


Family fun

How to book

If you or your little one are new to TCA, you can complete the paperwork before you visit. Please complete the “Unsupervised Adult Bouldering” form and the “Supervised U18 guest” form. These forms include a short safety video.

Use the booking widget below to book a session. Tiny Academy runs at specific times shown in the calendar below. You can also take your wee ones to our kids specific climbing area anytime.

Please note that all parents are responsible for their children whilst on the premises. If you would like to be kept informed about kids classes and holiday activities, please sign up here to receive emails. You can unsubscribe anytime.

DISCOUNT PASS - scroll down to the bottom of this page or ask staff about our discounted Tiny Academy pass.



Tiny Academy Pass

£30 Tiny Academy monthly pass for kids (0-5 yrs). The pass gives the named child (only) free climbing for an entire month, anytime.

It can be purchased it on Wednesdays at The Newsroom reception and will automatically book the named child onto that day’s Tiny Academy and the following 3 Wednesdays. The Tiny Academy sessions are valid for named child, plus 1 sibling (5 or under) and 1 adult (including shoe hire for all 3).

Climbing shoes are only free of charge during Tiny Academy sessions. All adults must be signed-off as competent climbers to supervise.

If coming with 2 adults, if the 2nd adult wants to climb they can pay just £8, get free shoe hire and access the main wall for the duration of the Tiny Academy session. NB. One adult must stay in Tiny Academy.


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