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CityROCK is now OPEN to all customers!

We look forward to welcoming you back to CityROCK! Please visit our Covid-19 protocol page to see our access regulations and policies.

Bookings required for peak weekday evenings; studio classes & introductory courses. Day pass kids under 13 must book for weekends, public holidays & school holidays. Everyone entering CityROCK needs to complete a waiver. Please read through the Covid-19 protocols before booking.

Our operating hours are 11 am to 9 pm Monday to Thursday and 9 am to 6 pm Friday to Sunday and public holidays. If you froze your membership but would like to reactivate it now, please email jhbmemberships@cityrock.co.za or ctmemberships@cityrock.co.za

Thank you for your patience while we were closed. We can’t wait to see you climbing again! 

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Indoor climbing is a fun way of exercising in a safe and vibrant environment. Climbing is not about sitting on a treadmill for what feels like hours – each climb is different and will challenge you every time both physically and mentally.

Our climbing facilities include a large bouldering area (bouldering is climbing 3-4m high without a rope) and high walls for roped climbing.

We cater to many different audiences – from first-time kids to experienced outdoor climbers, and everyone in between.

CityROCK is more than just a climbing gym, it is where like-minded people meet and share their passion for climbing.

Our coffee shop area has a relaxed vibe and is the ideal place to meet friends, climbing partners and make plans for your next trip. Free Wi-Fi makes it a great spot to interact through your social media network, while having coffee, chatting, or browsing through climbing magazines and route guides.

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Safety first

All climbers and belayers must pass our compulsory top rope belay test. We advise new climbers to book a spot on one of  our introductory courses and familiarise yourself with our facility rules. Upon completion of the belay test you will receive an orange top belay test tag which must be clearly displayed when climbing or belaying. Note: We only use the Grigri belay device for all top rope climbing. If you are not familiar with the Grigri, we offer a 10-minute refresher.

The video will take you through our top rope belay test. If you do not know what we are talking about in the video, you will need to take our introductory course.

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We also offer:

We have affordable day pass or monthly membership options available.

Sign up as a member and earn Discovery Vitality points for having the best time climbing with us!

First Timers

Step 1: Fill out our waiver and verify at front desk with a valid ID or driver’s licence.

Step 2:Read through our a Covid-19 access protocols so you know what to expect when you arrive.

Step 3: Familiarise yourself with our rules to keep you safe. For parents, please read our kids rules. Day pass kids under 13 must book to come and climb on weekends, public holidays and school holidays. Book kids climbing.

Step 4: Book a Climbing Introductory course to learn the ropes.

Sign up as a member to enjoy more perks and climbing freedom.

Top Rope Safety Video

Bouldering Safety Video

CityROCK Facility Tour Video