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 R650 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 Climbing Course

If your child is super keen to take their climbing to the next level but they are too young to jump onto our adult lead course, they can join us on our kids lead course with you!
Lead course will run either Wednesday 6-8 or Saturday or Sunday from 3:30-5:30.

Cost is R790 per child and parent.

Age restriction 12-15 (age 16 and up can join adult lead course)
Both Parent and child must be top rope belay certified.

What to bring: Rope & belay devices

Booking essential and child may not attend without parent and vice versa. Email to book.

Kids Courses Booking Dates

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

The courses are run once a month on the following dates in 2019:

  • December 10 – 12
  • December 17 – 19 (2019)
  • Feb 25-27 (2020)
  • March 24-26
  • April 28-30
  • May 26-28
  • June 23-25
  • July 28-30
  • August 25-27
  • September 22-24
  • October 27-29
  • November 24-26
  • December 8-10
  • December 15-17

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 .