Times & Prices

The Foundry opens 362 days a year.
Our opening hours sometimes change on Bank Holidays, so if in doubt give us a call on 0114 279 6331.

Right now, we are on Summer opening times!

Summer Opening Times

Monday – Friday: 10am – 10pm
Weekends: 10am – 6pm

Winter Opening Times

Monday – Friday: 10am – 10pm
Weekends: 10am – 8pm

If you haven’t done much climbing before or are aged under 18, please check that you can meet our registration requirements before travelling.


Please note that these prices are for competent, experienced climbers who meet the registration requirements required to climb without an instructor – registration on your first visit costs just £2 and is a lifetime registration.

Standard Entry Prices

Student / Over 65 / Jobseeker£6.50£5
Under 16£4.50
Under 7£4

*NB. If you can correctly fit a harness, tie a climbing knot into the harness and belay you can register with us!

If you don’t meet the registration requirements needed to climb without an instructor, you MUST prebook an instructed session. Click the “Book a session” tab at the top of the page for details about the range of instructed sessions available for adults and children.

Membership Options

 AdultStudentOver 65Family 1Family 2
30 Day£45£35£40--
90 Day£110£85£95--
180 Day£210£160£185--
12 For 10£75----

Family 1 – Membership for one adult, plus 1 child aged under 16.
Family 2 – Membership for one adult, plus 2 children aged under 16.

Equipment Hire

Belay Device & Krab£1

Climbing Deals

Lunch Time Climb – £4.50

Squeeze in a climb between 11:45 and 14:00 for just £4.50 

Family Visit – £4.50

First Parent or Guardian pays £4.50 when climbing with an under 16.

Under 16 also pay only £4.50 under 7’s £4. 

Bouldering Induction

Wanting to come bouldering and need an induction  – climb + shoes + reg = £10

Usually done Tuesday & Wednesday evenings- give the centre a call to arrange.

*Off Peak hours are 10am – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Excluding Bank Holidays.
Full Time Students / Jobseekers full time students (with a valid & dated student card)  and registered jobseekers (upon proof of status).

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