Kids’ Academy

Wall birthdays at Ambleside Wall

Team Ambleside

Our Elite Kids club for young climbers who have mastered basic safety & are serious about improving their climbing. The Team gets coaching on Technique, Tactics & Lead Climbing throughout the year. We also offer the option to spend the summer working through our Junior Mountain Skills Module & to spend the winter training & preparing to compete in the BMC Youth Climbing Series. Places must be applied for & approved by our resident head coach George  – email if you’d like more information.

  • Time: 9.30am – 11am Saturdays
  • Ages: 7+ (participants must have mastered bottom-rope safety skills & been approved before joining the Team)

The Ambleside Vertical Ninjas

Our Kids Club for older or more experienced kids aged 7+. Our Vertical Ninjas work towards achieving levels 1 & 2 of the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS). We still have lots of fun in these sessions but we also start teaching the skills & responsibility needed to enjoy our sport safely.

  • Times: 4pm – 5pm on Thursday & Friday. 10.00-11.00 on Sunday.
  • Ages: 7+

The Ambleside Mini Monkeys

Our Kids Club for our youngest children aged 6+. These sessions are all about building the fundamental movements of climbing, developing balance & coordination & encouraging safe behavior within a climbing wall. There’s even a series of certificates to celebrate their achievements & most importantly… they’re lots of fun!

  • Times: 4pm – 5pm on Monday & Wednesday. 10.00-11.00 on Sunday.
  • Ages: 6+

Booking: All of our kids clubs are booked on a term basis. For information on our current terms, or to book, email our head coach George (email, please come in and see us, or call 015394 33794 and select option two.