Sport & Exercise

Indoor climbing and bouldering

We have two climbing rooms at the Pleasance: a roped facility (the Tower) and a bouldering room (the Rock).

Important Update - 05 January 2021

Following the Scottish Government announcement regarding tighter Coronavirus restrictions coming into force from midnight 04 January 2021, the Climibing Wall will be closed to members until at least 01 February 2021.


Video: Preview of the climbing wall
Climbing wall and bouldering facilities at the Pleasance Sports Complex and Gym in Edinburgh

Join our climbing community:

Climbing Wall Instagram 

Climbing community Facebook Group

Registration and booking

Our climbing facilities are currently only available to Sport & Exercise gym members. All members need to pre-book sessions online 3 days in advance.


Our climbing facilities will only be available to current gym members and they will be able to book a 1 hour 30 minutes slot for only £3. 

Courses and workshops

Throughout the year we offer a variety of climbing courses and workshops.

Group bookings

Group climbings
Our climbing facilities make an excellent venue for team building activities, fund-raising events, or group outings.

Frequently asked questions

To help give you a better understanding of how our Climbing Wall operates, we have listed some frequently asked questions along with the answers.

Climbing competitions

Climbing Nights
The climbing wall hosts a series of fun, themed climbing night competitions throughout the year.