No, you can come without a partner as all our CityROCK gyms are equipped with auto-belays. Auto-belays allow you to climb without a belay partner. We highly recommend that you take an intro class to enhance your experience.

Monday to Thursday: 11am to 9pm
Friday to Sunday: 9am to 6pm
Public holidays: 9am to 6pm
Closed Christmas & New Year’s Day

View our pricing pages per branch. You can do a day pass visit or be a monthly member.

Our minimum climbing age is 5. There is no maximum, if you can climb a ladder you can climb!

Wear clothing that is comfortable and easy to move around in. Stretchy pants, track pants, gym tights or shorts work well. All climbers are required to wear climbing shoes while climbing anywhere in the gym. If you don’t own a pair of climbing shoes, you can rent them at our front reception desk.

Top Rope climbing is a form of climbing when you climb up a high wall or rock face while being supported by a rope that is already anchored at the top of the wall. Requires a team of two: climber and belayer.

Lead climbing requires a team of two: climber and belayer. The belayer stays on the ground and controls the rope attached to the climber using a belay device in the event of a fall. The rope is clipped into fixed protection by the climber as he progresses up the climbing wall.

Birthday Party FAQs

Yes in Cape Town, sadly not in Johannesburg (yet).

No. The gym gets super busy on public holidays, which require our staff’s full attention.

We work on an average of 1 instructor to every 5 Children.

Yes, everyone who enters CityROCK must sign a waivers, even if they are not climbing.

Yes, but only if you have made a booking for the slot after the party. Children must be supervised by their parent or guardian at all times.

No, the waivers are all digital.

Guaranteed to hold a lot of weight, even on heavy falls.

There is a strict policy on children under the age of 5 years as they are unaware of the dangers.