To ensure that we can continue to offer a safe environment for unsupervised sessions, we will require everyone to complete a new Competency Test.Email our team
Monday: 06:30 – 20:30
Tuesday: 06:30 – 22:30
Wednesday: 06:30 – 13:00 and 17:00 – 22:30
Thursday: 06:30 – 22:30
Friday: 06:30 – 22:30
Saturday: 08:00 – 19:00
Sunday: 08:00 – 21:00
Off-Peak: Before 5pm Mon – Fri, anytime Weekends
Peak: After 5pm Mon – Fri
Adult Members (90 mins)
Junior Members (90 mins)
Never climbed before but want to have a go? Get started with a one hour taster session. These sessions are aimed at complete novices as an experience/trial session. An instructor is one hand to help you with the basics and all equipment is provided. You can book a whole session for up to 6 people or book for individuals and be part of a maximum group of 6 with others. Minimum age of 8 years, under 10 years must be accompanied.
Minimum age of 8 years (max of 6)
Sundays between 10:00-11:00, 11:00-12:00 and 12:00-13:00
Contact us for appointment availability on other days.
£15 per person
(1 free session per person, per year for full members)
To ensure the safety of all of our climbers, everyone must complete a Competency Assessment before climbing unsupervised.
A Competency Assessment tests your ability to safely put on a harness, tie in and belay (no teaching is involved).
Climbing Competency Assessments need to be pre-booked – make sure you email now to arrange yours!
Our Learn to Climb courses and inductions are designed as ‘zero to hero’ for brand new climbers to pass a Climbing Competency Test and practice techniques in a safe environment.
3 x 90 minute sessions
Thursdays from 18:30-20:00
These courses are aimed at 8-13 year olds. Children will work towards a Hertfordshire Sports Village award.
6 x 90 minute sessions
Mondays from 17:00-18:30
Tuesdays from 17:00-18:30
These courses are aimed at 14-17 year olds. Teenagers will develop personal skills whilst working towards a Hertfordshire Sports Village award.
6 x 90 minute sessions
Mondays from 18:30-20:00
Tuesdays from 18:30-20:00
Our One-to-Ones are tailored for individual coaching and instruction.
By appointment only.
£25.00 plus entry Non-Members
Our group climbing sessions are a great team building activity for 2 – 12 people. These one hour sessions will provide you with the basics to climbing with your own instructor for the full session. A great way to bond with classmates, colleagues or friends – they will give you a confidence boost too!
By appointment only
£90.00 for up to 6
(1 x HSV instructor provided)
£180.00 for up to 12
(2 x HSV instructors provided)
£150.00 for up to 12
(1 x HSV instructor and must provide 1 x own assistant instructor who is CWI or SPA qualified)
*Discounts available for school block bookings.
Please let us know your preferred dates and times when enquiring.
Do you and your family want to learn to climb together but are your kids under 18 years old?
This is the course for you! It will give you the opportunity to climb together as a family.
Our fun, 4 week courses are aimed at newcomers to climbing. It will teach all members of the family how to use the safety equipment together with specific emphasis on the additional safety considerations when climbing with children.
Minimum age of 8 years for children
4 x 90 minute sessions
Wednesdays from 17:30-19:00
Special introductory offer – £50 per person
Aimed at competent climbers who want to climb together as a family.
These sessions will provide supervision for under 18 year olds to belay, with instructors available throughout.*
*Please note – there is no instruction provided during these sessions but an instructor will be available to ‘tail’ the under 18 belayer. All under 18 year olds will be required to do a belay test.
Wednesdays from 17:30-19:30
Usual climbing entry fee
Have you recently got into climbing but now want to get better?
Would you like to know more about climbing technique? Do you want to climb with other competent climbers looking to improve?
Are you looking to refresh your climbing with some focus?
If the answer is ‘YES’ then our Thursday evening sessions are for you!
These sessions are aimed at climbers who are competent but want to learn more about moving confidently on the wall – either to make grade improvements or just take your climbing a little further!
These sessions will have a rolling programme of skills workshops designed to help climbers focus on specific areas of balance & footwork, holds, hands & arms, movement & steep walls and ‘pushing it.’ Advice on clothing, equipment or training will also be available in any session.
Thursdays from 20:30-21:30 (Climbers are welcome to stay after this time to continue climbing!)
plus usual climbing entry fee
Booking is essential as spaces are limited to 10 people per session.
Hertfordshire Sports Village
de Havilland Campus
Hatfield Business Park
Hertfordshire Sports Village, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, Herts, United Kingdom, AL10 9EU.