No children under the age of 5 will be allowed to climb at CityROCK. No exceptions will be made.

Get your kids away from the TV and get them moving. Our Introduction Courses are run for 2 hours on three consecutive days on selected dates. During this time your child will be taught the basic safety procedures and techniques of climbing.

Every kid will need to do the Top Rope Belay Course before moving onto the Lead Course or coaching sessions.

Kids Top Rope Introduction Course

These are 3 consecutive 2 hour sessions run over 3 days. 15:00 – 17:00 in the afternoons. Booking is required and is for kids aged 5-14 years old.

Cost is R640 per kid for the 3 days

The course includes:

  • Gear rental (shoes, harness)
  • Basic climbing safety procedures
  • Figure 8 tie-in knot to climb
  • Top rope belay skills
  • Top rope climbing technique

Kids Lead Introduction Course

These are 3 consecutive 2 hour sessions run over 3 days. 15:00 – 17:00 in the afternoons. Booking is required and is for kids aged 5-14 years old.

Own rope and ATC belay device required. Must have passed their Top rope belay test to do this course.

Cost is R640 per kid for the 3 days

The course includes:

  • Gear rental (shoes, harness)
  • Lead climbing belay skills
  • Lead climbing technique

Kids Courses Booking Dates

Booking for the Top Rope and Lead Introduction courses is required. Bookings can be done by emailing ctkids@cityrock.co.za or on 021 447 1326.

The courses are run once a month on the following dates in 2018:

  • September 25th – 27th
  • October 2nd – 4th
  • December 4th – 6th

and the following dates in 2019:

  • January 8-10th
  • March 19-21st
  • June 18-20th
  • July 2-4th
  • September 24-26th
  • December 10-12th

An Electronic Waiver will need to be signed by a parent or legal guardian of each child attending.

Bookings can be made by contacting us on 021 447 1326, or by emailing us .