Centre Info


The Old Pool
212 Noel St
New Basford
Nottingham, NG7 6AT

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Registration: £3
Peak Entry (after 5pm/weekend: £9
Off-peak entry (before 5pm weekday): £8
Children: £7
Student: £7
Concession (before 5pm weekday: £7.50
Harness Hire: £3
Shoe Hire: £3

Monthly Membership

Adults: £39
Children: £37

Annual Membership

Adults: £400
Concession: £320
Children: £320

Opening Hours

Monday: 1200-2200 (12am-10pm)

Tuesday: 1200-2200 (12am-10pm)

Wednesday: 1200-2200 (12am-10pm)

Thursday: 1200-2200 (12am-10pm)

Friday: 1200-2200 (12am-10pm)

Saturday: 0900-2000 (9am-8pm)

Sunday: 0900-2000 (9am-8pm)

Please be aware these hours are subject to change on bank holidays.

By Bus or Tram
By Car
Pedal Power


Catch Bus 68/69 from Mansfield Road, Get off on Sherwood Rise/Northgate cross Rd’s. Turn left into North gate (Star pub).

Take 6th left into Rawson Street [NG7 7FR] where you will find The Old Pool at the end. 5 min walk from bus stop.


Catch Hucknall or Phoenix Park bound tram. Get off at Beaconsfield Street stop, walk (2 minutes) to north end of Noel Street, by bollards, to find the centre.


If coming from the city centre, head north on Mansfield Road (A60). At the first roundabout take the first exit, at the second roundabout take the second exit (to the right of the church) into Sherwood Rise.

Follow until the traffic lights at the next junction, turn left into Northgate (Star pub).

Take 6th left into Rawson Street [NG7 7FR] where you will find the centre at the end.


From Junction 26, head along A610 until you meet the ring road, and then turn left. Or from M1 Junction 25 (Derby), head along A52 until you meet the ring road at the Queens Medical Centre, and then Turn left clockwise around the ring road (strict 40mph limit).

When you go over a hump backed bridge get in the right hand lane, passing McDonalds on the right and a Tesco garage on the left. Take next turn right into Nottingham Road. At the traffic lights at the next main next junction turn right into Northgate (Star pub).

Take 6th left into Rawson Street [NG7 7FR] where you will find the centre at the end.

Pedal Power

What better way to get warmed up for your climbing session. Bike to the centre and bring your bike inside.

Parking Info...

Parking is free on the New Basford industrial estate.

A word of advice- if you park on Elson Street in the day-time, we suggest you park on the right-hand side as you look up the road. 

This is because articulated trucks frequently reverse all the way up Elson Street to make deliveries at the top end, and they need room to manoeuvre. We have security cameras viewing our parts of Noel Street and Elson Street.
Monday 2nd May we are open 12-8pm.
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This Sunday we will be closed to the general public as we are hosting the 5th round of the Midlands Youth Climbing Series.

Please be aware there may be some disruption to roped areas in the run up to the comp, however you will have plenty of new routes next week.

Thanks for your cooperation.

#competition #myclimb #midlandsyouthclimbingseries #newroutes #routesetting
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Easter weekend opening hours 🐣 

We hope you enjoy your Easter weekend whatever you’re doing.
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Book for the new term from 5pm Monday 21st March.

*All Sunday sessions start back 1st May, as we will be closed 24th April for a competition. When booking online the system will charge for 6 weeks, we will refund the money for the 24th. The price will automatically be altered when booking in person or over the phone.

Beginners - level 2 NICAS & Little Monsters are bookable online for all other sessions please call or book in person.

#nicas #dofe #dukeofedinburgh #lessons #climbing #climbinglessons #nottingham
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We are super proud to be hosting a screening of this years Women's Adventure Film Tour 2022 on the 26th of March. 

This years selection is made up of 7 films following women doing amazing things all over the globe in the name of adventure, proving that there are no genders when it comes to pushing boundaries. 

Doors open at 7pm films start at 7:30pm 

click or copy the link below 

#climbing #snowboarding #swimming #mountainbiking #thisgirlcan #womeninsport #womeninfilm #sheclimbs #adventure #climblikeagirl #nottingham #adventurefilm #sport
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Just a handful of the comp/raffle prizes up for grabs.
Thanks to @dmm_wales @lyonequipmentltd @craghagchalkbags for sending things our way 😊

@ntu_climbing @uon_climbingclub 

#varsity #university #competition #climbingcompetition #climbingcomp #prizes #raffle
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We are looking for a freelance climbing instructor to join our team.

Must have a minimum of CWI qualification, and be enthusiastic about working with a range of individuals from kids lessons, individual instruction and groups. Preferably available evenings and weekends.

For more information drop us a message or give us a call 0115 9988233

#jobopportunity #climbinginstructor #instructing #werehiring #climbing #climbinggym #nottingham
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We are closed Wednesday 9th March as we’re hosting a competition. All pre booked sessions will go ahead as planned.  Pool bouldering will be limited Tuesday 8th March but the entire pool will be reset on Thursday.  Thanks for your patience during this time 😊
26 0
Circuit board reset! 
We’ve got 7 new circuits for you all ranging from 6a through to 7b+!
Get that sport season training started now💪💪💪
#climbing #training #climbersofinstagram #routesetting #circuits #bouldering #endurance #nottingham
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There’s 28 new routes on the Mammut wall for you to get your hands on 🧗 

#climbing #climbersofinstagram #routes #routesetting #routesettersofinstagram #nottingham
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The February - April term time sessions will be bookable from 5pm Monday 31st January.

Levels 1 & 2 NICAS and Little Monsters are bookable online, for other sessions please call or book in person.

*places offered on a first come first served basis
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We’ll be turning the lights off again Thursday 24th Feb from 7:30pm. Join us for a fun night before the clocks go forward and our evenings get lighter! 🔦 

Head torches required, we have a limited number available to borrow.

*U18s must be accompanied at all times by a competent adult climber unless they have been assessed competent.

#lightsout #lightsoutnight #dark #headtorch #bouldering #climbing #nottingham #nottinghamevents
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This week we have 27 new 🔴 Red (6B-6C+) problems for you to tackle. 
Here’s @ste_hodgson with a demo  of his own creation and what might be the crux of the circuit.💪

#bouldering #climbing #routesetting #dyno #boulderersofinstagram #climbingvideosofinstagram #nottingham
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