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Climbing Wall Courses

Course information:
Courses are 2 days in duration, consisting of 2hrs per day. Over the course participants will learn all aspects of wall climbing to include information about climbing safety, learning the various knots and correct procedures to belay. At the end of the course a climbing licence will be issued (only if you have passed all requirements) that will permit the climber to use the wall any time subject to availability. The licence must be produced to book onto the wall. Payment is requested at the time of booking to guarantee your place. Participants must attend all sessions.

Indoor Climbing Course 3
Monday 12th & Wednesday 14th October                                                       6-8pm   

Indoor Climbing Course 4
Monday 19th & Wednesday 21st October                                                       6-8pm

Indoor Climbing Course 5
Monday 2nd & Wednesday 4th November                                                       6-8pm

Learn to Lead Advanced Course 6
Monday 9th & Wednesday 11th November                                                     6-8pm 

Indoor Climbing Course 7
Monday 16th & Wednesday 18th November                                                   6-8pm

Indoor Climbing Course 8
Monday 23rd & Wednesday 25th November                                                   6-8pm

Indoor Climbing Course 9
Monday 30th November & Wednesday 2nd December                                   6-8pm

Learn to Lead Advanced Course 10
Monday 7th & Wednesday 9th December                                                       6-8pm

Cost: Member €45 & Non-member €60                


Trinity Sport Rock Fitness – 4 Week Rock Climbing Fitness Class

Get a Rock-Hard Body!

Build a body that’s ready for peak performance with this 4-week rock-climbing Fitness Class. Rock climbing isn’t for the faint hearted. You need strength, endurance, willpower, sharp wits, and nerves of steel to make an epic ascent.  In just four weeks, you’ll build a rock-solid body, strengthen specific muscles needed for the sport, and boost your climbing capacity. Are you ready to reach new heights?

Book on by calling reception on 01 896 1812 or email

Where: Trinity Sports Centre Climbing Wall

When: Choose between A Tuesday OR Thursday
Course 1 : Tuesday 20th October – Tuesday 17th November
Course 2: Thursday 22nd October – Thursday 19th November

Time: 1.10pm-1.50pm
Cost: Member €20 & Non Member €30


Social Climb
“The best place to find yourself a belay Partner”. Trinity Sport Social Climb is for experienced lead climbers and beginner top-ropers that are looking to improve their skills or just meet some new people to climb with! One of our climbing instructors will be on hand to give expert advice.

When: Every Friday
Time: 6pm-8pm
Cost: Member €1.60 & Non Member €8



  • Join the climbing club and obtain your climbing licence, SAVE €6.50. As a climbing club member you can join in all the climbing club sessions, which are free.
  • Students can climb at other times, please show your licence and book at reception, charge is €1.60


  • Book in for the competency test at the Sports Centre reception desk, charge €6.50.
  • This test will examine you on how to put on a harness, tie a figure of 8, belay someone up and down the wall and to climb safely.
  • The class will take approximately 1 hour and once you have passed the test you will be given your climbing licence card.
  • This card will allow you to make bookings on the wall during open climb times. €1.60 Charge. See the noticeboard for available times.
  • Lastly have fun and enjoy taking up this new and challenging sport!

Cost:Climbing Wall


- Climbing wall use €1.60 per hour

- Climbing wall licence €6.50

Non members

Climbing wall use €8 per hour (Reduced from €10.50) for an Adult & €5.50 for a child.

Climbing wall licence €17


Climbing Licence
Those who have at least one year experience of climbing are not required to complete the “Learn to Climb” Course. Climbers will be required to do a short test to prove competency on the wall with one of our Instructors. On successful completion of this test, a climbing licence will be issued that will enable the climber to use the wall, subject to availability. The licence must be produced to book onto the wall. Payment is requested at the time of booking to guarantee your place. Climbing Licence testing is held every Wednesday at 8pm, booking in advance is required.
Time: Wednesday 8pm (booking is essential 01 896 1812)
Cost: Member €6.50 Non Member €8

Taster Sessions
New to climbing? Want to learn to rock climb? Then these are essential to use the climbing wall. Our climbing coaches will introduce you to how the climbing wall is laid out and also to some basic climbing techniques that will enable you to get the most out of your time and use the wall safely. The session will last roughly 1 hour.
All Taster Sessions are for a minimum of 2 people and pre-booking is essential. Prices are per person.
Adult taster session: Member €15 Non-member €20
Junior taster session: Member €12 Non-member €16

One2one Coaching Sessions
If you want to identify and work on specific weaknesses in your climbing, improve a particular element of technique, or even get some guidance in developing a training plan, then one2one coaching could be ideal for you. Contact in advance and we will discuss what you hope to get from the session and match you with the most suitable coach
1hr Session      Member €25 Non-member €35
2hr Session      Member €45 Non Member €65

Youth & School Groups
A wide variety of climbing sessions can be arranged for groups. These vary from one off 'taster' sessions to regular coaching sessions with our experienced climbing instructors. Prices vary depending on the times and number of sessions you book, so please contact or for further information.

Adult Group Climbing Sessions
These sessions can be tailored to the requirements of your group whether it's a family group climbing together, a work outings or team building event - you name it we can provide it. Get in touch for more information and ideas

Open Climb 

Any climber with a valid TCD climbing licence may use the climbing wall, subject to availability.  A Trinity College Climbing licence must be produced to book on the wall.  The Sports Centre operates a “No Licence- No Climb” policy.
Cost:   Member: €1.60 per session         Non-Member: €8 per session

Last updated 15 October 2015