The Edge climbing arena is the South Coast's premier climbing facility. With over 300 square metres of climbing area, including a belaying and abseiling platform, 25 numbered panels with 70 graded routes and a separate bouldering cave, the Edge caters for all climbing abilities.
Opening times; Mon-Fri 5.30pm-10pm, Weekends 8am-6.30pm
Maintenance Closures will be advertised on the Home Page and available at the Leisure Centre
Sat 16th and Sunday 17th November Partially closed for route setting
Sat 7th December Closed 8am-3pm Junior climbing competition
Sunday 8th December Closed all day for Antiques Fair
23rd,24th November Pump room closed for painting and route setting
Equipment hire is available (with the exception of shoes).
Besides a hire charge, a refundable deposit of £5.00 per item is required for security.
Learning to climb?
Learning to climb on an indoor wall provides the perfect surroundings to enable the climber to concentrate on the skills and techniques at hand. The Centre offers climbing courses for beginners where expert tuition is provided by Instructors who have been chosen for their specific qualifications, experience and specialised knowledge.
There is a range of climbing clubs and courses for younger climbers which cater for 8-17 year olds. These sessions are tailored to provide a natural learning progression in a safe environment. In addition to these sessions, the Centre also offers a wide range of external trips to local climbing venues.
The Edge Climbing Clubs
"Cadets", "Karabiner" and "Leading Edge" are Q.E.Leisure Centre's exciting clubs for ages 8-17 years. Come and learn to climb the wall with our skilled Instructors and comprehensive proficiency scheme. For the ultimate cool party..." Cliff Hanger", totally unique, challenging and great fun.