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Get a taste of Olympic climbing

Climbing is not just for super-athletes. Come and try it for yourself.

New adventures

Try climbing

Have you always wanted to try climbing? We’ve just made it even easier. The Climbing Academy is offering super-discounted Olympics-themed taster sessions in both Glasgow and Bristol – thanks to sponsorship from Black Diamond.

While we can’t quite give you exactly the same experience as athletes in the Tokyo Games, we have set up fun challenges that echo all three Olympic disciplines, with a little bit of bouldering, roped climbing and a speed challenge.

All for just £6 per person – this includes coaching as well as shoe and equipment hire.


Give it a go

Who is this for?

These sessions are for new climbers – i.e. people who have not climbed at TCA before. No prior experience of climbing is required.


Find out more and book in Bristol

Find out more and book in Glasgow


Thank you to

Our friends at Black Diamond are sponsoring these Olympic tasters which has enabled TCA to deliver a limited number of entirely free sessions to local groups and to offer the subsidised public sessions which are bookable below. #liveclimbrepeat

TCA supports the Get Climbing campaign to help introduce our sport to new climbers across the country. Find out more at the Get Climbing  website.