June Trans/Gender Non-Conforming Indoor Climbing Session

Posted on 31-03-2018 by Jack Deakin

Final Fabulous Summer of Sport

What: This indoor climbing taster session is specifically for people who are trans, non-binary, or gender non-conforming. It’s suitable for total beginners or people who’ve attended a taster before.
When: Saturday 2nd June, 3:20 for a 3:30 start
Where: Redpoint Climbing Centre, 77 Cecil St, Birmingham B19 3ST
How much: Free, but please book your place below

If you would like to climb, you need to register for your free ticket on EventBrite: Book for trans indoor climbing

Please only sign up to this session if you are sure you can make the time and date – and please cancel your booking or email activate@blgbt.org if you find you can no longer make it (the session is free for you, but we have to pay for places).

You must be over the age of 18 to participate. Please note that climbing requires a certain level of movement and physical ability to take part. If you are unsure or would like to discuss access further please email activate@blgbt.org.

Participants will need to declare any medical conditions and sign on the day to confirm acceptance of risk and Redpoint’s group instruction rules.

Meet between 3:15 and 3:20 to get your harness and helmet on for your 3:30pm climbing and bouldering session. You’ll need to wear comfortable clothing that you can move freely in. Equipment is provided as part of the session.

If you can’t make this sessions but are interested in climbing, either as a new or experienced climber, please get in touch on activate@blgbt.org.

If you’d like to know more about climbing, have a look at Redpoint’s website, this BMC article on indoor climbing basics and this article from UK Climbing on LGBT climbing.

This is part of Activate’s Final Fabulous Summer of Sport – check out the other activities and enjoy June and July with us!

Find out more about Birmingham’s LGBT fitness and sport programme, clubs and groups.