Terms & Conditions of Participation

By participating you agree to the rules & conditions below. You should be in good health to participate in physical activity and participate in accordance with these rules. It is the parents/guardians responsibility to ensure that their children adhere to these safety rules. Climbing is not recommended for guests that have neck or back problems, heart problems or have had recent surgery. If you are pregnant you should consider your physical condition and limitations before deciding to participate. If you encounter any problems or have any pre-existing medical conditions please discuss these with a member of Harlow Leisurezone staff.

Climb Rules

  1. Participants must be a minimum of 6 years old
  2. Participants under the age of 8 years must be accompanied by a paid participating adult over the age of 16 years to supervise (1 adult to 3 children)
  3.  Parents/Guardians remain responsible for their child’s welfare at all times
  4. Climber maximum weight is 150 kgs (330 lbs) / 23 Stone
  5. No heels, no flip-flops, no crocs, no open toe shoes or black soled shoes. Ensure shoe laces are tied
  6. No jewellery to be worn
  7. Glasses must be ‘secure’
  8. Long hair must be tied back
  9. No chewing gum, food allowed in the climbing area

Climbers MUST

  1. Attend Safety Briefing before every climbing session and may be refused entry on late arrival
  2.  Have harness checked by Staff before climbing
  3. Be clipped to the safety line by a member of staff before climbing
  4. Wear a helmet when instructed by Staff
  5. Follow any safety instructions as directed by VertiGo staff

Climbers MUST NOT

  1. You must not hold onto or pull down on the safety line whilst climbing
  2. You must not bounce out from the wall during descent
  3. You must not walk on coloured mats
  4. You must not run in the climbing area

Failure to comply with the above may result in being asked to leave and no refund will be offered.

Find Us At

Harlow Leisurezone
Second Avenue
CM20 3DT

Tel:01279 621500
Fax:01279 444588

Harlow & District Sports Trust exists for the promotion of Sport, Leisure, Health and Fitness Registered in England No. 622773. Registered Charity No: 301328