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Youth

Under 18

What can under‑18s do at The Reach?

It depends on age
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Available options for the selected age group:

Areas Off Limits:

The Reach Climbing Wall
Unit 6, Mellish Estate
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR

Weekdays: 10am - 10pm
Weekends: 10am - 7pm
Bank hols: 10am - 7pm
Registered company: Leap Training Ltd (a company limited by guarantee), registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4943740. Registered address: The Reach climbing wall, Unit 6 Mellish Estate, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR. Not VAT registered

Copyright © 2023-2024 The Reach Climbing Wall

Schools

Fully instructed indoor climbing sessions for young people aged 7+

Snapshot

Interested?

(Please have a good read of our Information Pack first)

The Reach Climbing Wall
Unit 6, Mellish Estate
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR

Weekdays: 10am - 10pm
Weekends: 10am - 7pm
Bank hols: 10am - 7pm
Registered company: Leap Training Ltd (a company limited by guarantee), registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4943740. Registered address: The Reach climbing wall, Unit 6 Mellish Estate, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR. Not VAT registered

Copyright © 2023-2024 The Reach Climbing Wall

Can I just bring my kids down?

If you are an experienced adult climber, yes:

Experienced adult climbers can supervise up to 2 guests as detailed on our  bringing guests page.

If your child is an experienced climber aged 14+:

They may be eligible to climb without supervision after passing a prebooked assessment to demonstrate they meet the required standards.

Otherwise, here are some great options for you:

Book an instructor

Learn to supervise

The Reach Climbing Wall
Unit 6, Mellish Estate
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR

Weekdays: 10am - 10pm
Weekends: 10am - 7pm
Bank hols: 10am - 7pm
Registered company: Leap Training Ltd (a company limited by guarantee), registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4943740. Registered address: The Reach climbing wall, Unit 6 Mellish Estate, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR. Not VAT registered

Copyright © 2023-2024 The Reach Climbing Wall

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Youth Groups

Fully instructed indoor climbing sessions for young people aged 7+

Snapshot

Interested?

The Reach Climbing Wall
Unit 6, Mellish Estate
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR

Weekdays: 10am - 10pm
Weekends: 10am - 7pm
Bank hols: 10am - 7pm
Registered company: Leap Training Ltd (a company limited by guarantee), registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4943740. Registered address: The Reach climbing wall, Unit 6 Mellish Estate, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR. Not VAT registered

Copyright © 2023-2024 The Reach Climbing Wall

National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme

A nationally-recognised developmental climbing scheme for ages 7+

Designed to develop climbing skills and ability, as well as risk-management and teamwork.

NICAS at The Reach

NICAS courses are extremely popular

If your child has already completed level 1 or above, contact nicas@thereach.org.uk

The Reach Climbing Wall
Unit 6, Mellish Estate
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR

Weekdays: 10am - 10pm
Weekends: 10am - 7pm
Bank hols: 10am - 7pm
Registered company: Leap Training Ltd (a company limited by guarantee), registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4943740. Registered address: The Reach climbing wall, Unit 6 Mellish Estate, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR. Not VAT registered

Copyright © 2023-2024 The Reach Climbing Wall

Youth Squad

If you are aged 7 – 17, NICAS level 4 (or equivalent standard) and willing to commit to an ongoing training programme, then you are a perfect fit to join the Youth Squad.

The Reach Squad

Interested? Meet the criteria?

The Reach Climbing Wall
Unit 6, Mellish Estate
Harrington Way
SE18 5NR

Weekdays: 10am - 10pm
Weekends: 10am - 7pm
Bank hols: 10am - 7pm
Registered company: Leap Training Ltd (a company limited by guarantee), registered in England & Wales. Company number: 4943740. Registered address: The Reach climbing wall, Unit 6 Mellish Estate, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR. Not VAT registered

Copyright © 2023-2024 The Reach Climbing Wall