Region: North West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Clip n Climb Maryport, The Wave Centre, Irish Street, Maryport, Cumbria CA15 8DN

Contact: 01900 811450

Website: http://www.clipnclimbmaryport.co.uk/

Description

Challenge yourself, at the North of England’s first Clip ‘n Climb. A stunning series of climbing based activities that provide healthy, challenging fun for everyone. Perfect for ages 4 to 84, children can visit and climb unaccompanied with us from age 11+

Test your resolve and determination on Inflated, reach new heights on the Skyscraper, take the Speed Climbing challenge or light up the board on the Checkerplate. These are just a few of the climbs we offer. Or, for the ultimate challenge - sign up for the Leap of Faith.

The fantastic new Cave at the Wave is the latest thrilling challenge at the Wave Centre Maryport. Our superb indoor caving system features over 75m of exploring, discovering, squeezing, clambering, climbing and crawling. You will discover tight squeezes, ball pools, passages, fossils, stalagmites and stalactites and much more along the way as you explore with the aid of just our instructors and your head torch! Suitable for ages four and upwards and for up to eight cavers at a time the only limit to our caving system is your bravery and physical size

Do you have a video on YouTube or anywhere else that you would like to link to?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gPZHj7Hwzg

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?
https://www.facebook.com/ClipnClimbMaryport

https://twitter.com/ClipnClimbWave

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
Clip 'n Climb can provide your students with healthy physical exercise promoting strength, balance, flexibility and coordination.

Clip 'n climb can also provide mental and emotional challenges focusing on developing self-confidence, self-esteem, provide problem solving tasks and will encourage peer support, communication and teamwork.

Exploring the Cave at the Wave can provide your students with healthy physical exercise promoting strength, flexibility, coordination and spatial awareness.

Cave at the Wave can also provide mental and emotional challenges focusing on developing self-confidence, self-esteem, provide problem solving tasks and will encourage peer support, communication and teamwork. We will also be working on an educational programme associated with caving and the cave environment as part of our schools offer – watch this space for more details in due course.

What does a typical educational visit include?
Sessions start at half past the hour. The first half an hour will comprise of your introduction, safety briefing and harness fitting. This is then followed by a full hour in the Clip 'n Climb arena. / Cave System

What group sizes do you cater for?
Clip 'n Climb can accommodate up to 30 students in each one hour session in the Clip 'n Climb arena.
Cave at the Wave can accommodate up to 8 students in each one hour session in the Caving System – larger classes can combine Cave at the Wave and Clip n Climb for the perfect activity filled school trip or day out

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
No restrictions

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Risk Assessments can be made available.

What is the cost of the visit?
Please contact reception for group discount costs

Is specific clothing required for the trip?
Loose fitting clothes are recommended

Only closed toe shoes are allowed. For safety reasons, we cannot allow sandals, flip flops or climbing or rock shoes into the Clip 'n Climb Arena.

We strongly advise against the wearing of any type of jewellery. Should you choose to do so you do this at your own risk. We do have the facility to safely secure jewellery if required.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
Yes

Please list facilities available.
shop, Cafe area, Auditorium how much pocket money do children need to bring for the shop and canteen + £3.50 Area to eat a packed lunch.

What are your opening days and hours?
Opening Hours – Term Time
Monday & Friday - Closed
Group Bookings available by prior arrangement - please call for details
Saturday & Sunday:
Open 09.00am (first session 10.00am)
Close 6pm (last session 4.00pm)
School Holidays and Bank Holidays - We are open 7 days from 09.00 to 18.00 with the first session starting at 10.00 and last session at 16.00. Later sessions are available by arrangement

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g499549-d7715057-Reviews-Cave_at_The_Wave-Maryport

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
Should you need to cancel your session at Clip 'n Climb for whatever reason, we will need 48 hours notice minimum to qualify for a refund.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds if less than 48 hours notice is given.


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Caves & Caverns Climbing Leisure Centres Theatres

Curriculum Topics Covered: Leisure & Tourism PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December


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