Flash ’16 Round 1 Results

RCC_Flash_2016Here are the results from Round 1 of our summer Flash competition. Some big scores so far but with 4 Rounds still to go it’s all to play for.

Round 2 is happening right now, and you have until 10PM on the 1st of August to get your scorecards in.

The following rounds are;

•20th July – 1st August 2016
•3rd August – 15th August 2016
•17th August – 29th August 2016
•31st August – One night event & BBQ

Remember it’s no extra cost to enter the event so pick up a scorecard from reception.

The full results from Round 1 can be found HERE.



Summer NICAS Social Club!!!

NICAS Social

Who can attend?

Our NEW Summer NICAS Social Clubs are perfect for those NICAS candidates who have passed level 2 or above and are looking to continue their development and climbing over the Summer Holidays!

When do they start?

Week commencing 25th July 2016 for the entire Summer!

When do they run?

- Thursdays 17:30 – 19:00

- Sundays 11:30 – 13:00

How much?

Each session cost £15 per person including instruction and any hire gear needed

For more info or to book, email coaching@readingclimbingcentre.com or call 0118 975 6298 to speak to a member of the Coaching Team.

Kids Climbing Activities this Summer Holidays

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Kids Climbing Activities this Summer Holidays at Reading Climbing Centre. We have a host of activities happening every day to keep the whole family active and entertained!

The holiday activities include:

  • Regular Little Monkeys classes for 5&6 year olds
  • Regular Rock Its classes for 7-11 year olds
  • Hang Time classes for 11-17 year olds
  • Kids Intro to Climbing Course for 8-17 year olds
  • NICAS Social Club 7-17 year olds *NEW*
  • Kids Improver Climbing Course 7-17 year olds *NEW*

Did you know we do Family Climbing Taster Sessions and Family Beginner Courses, to book at a time to suit you (subject to availability)

For the full list of courses available and to book online, please check our bookings page.

Coaching Clinics: Advanced Lead Climbing Skills

Coaching Clinic Lead Skills

Feel like you need to develop your confidence and skill set with Lead Climbing! Our next Coaching Clinic: Advanced Lead Climbing Skills, could be the course for you!

Our NEW Coaching Clinics are the perfect way to improve your climbing. Designed by our in-house coaching team, our Coaching Clinics will cover a variety of topics and workshops from Footwork & Body Positioning to Advanced Competition Climbing. Whether you’re new to sport or wanting to develop those more advanced skills, our Coaching Clinics are for you.

Session Aim:

The aim of this session is to develop your Lead Belaying and Climbing skills, introducing you to different belay devices, climbing techniques and tips to build your confidence when on the ‘live end’!


- Clipping Workshop

- Lead Belaying with different devices (includes Gri Gri usage)

- Lead Climbing Fall Practice Workshop

- Clearer Climbing

Brand New Leap of Faith Team Building Events

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We’re happy to announce that our New Leap of Faith Team Building Event is now available to book!

This is the perfect event for you and your work colleagues, whether you are looking to let off some steam, try something new or simply, just throw yourselves off of a wall! With sessions available for groups of 6 or more people, for a few hours session to a full day event with food from our onsite café Ground Up café, we can help you have a work event your colleagues will never forget!

For more information on ‘Leap of Faith’ Events or to book, please email info@readingclimbingcentre.com