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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DOES CORONA RESTRICTIONS AFFECT YOUR FIRST VISIT TO NORTH WALLS?

The restrictions are constantly changing and evolving and North Walls is doing its best to implement best practices in accordance with health department regulations.  For the latest updates regarding corona virus restrictions, check out our Instagram or Facebook.

CAN I TRY CLIMBING IF I HAVE NEVER DONE IT BEFORE?

Yes! The gym is setup for first time and experienced climbers alike.  We have harnesses and climbing shoes you can hire if you don't have your own.  As part of your first visit, you will need to register an account and book an induction where we show you how to belay and use the equipment.  You can go that here.

WHAT ARE YOUR BUSINESS HOURS?

We are open 7 days a week*.

MON 1PM - 10PM.

TUE 6:30AM - 10PM.

WED 1PM - 10PM.

THU 6:30AM - 10PM.

FRI 1PM - 10PM.

SAT 9AM - 5:30PM.

SUN 9AM - 5:30PM.

*Public holiday hours may differ! Please check our social media for updates.

I HAVE SOME KIDS WHO WANT TO TRY IT OUT.  ARE CHILDREN WELCOME?

Yes! however we do have age restrictions on belaying requiring participants to be at least 11 years old.  If you have kids under 11 years old, make sure you bring some one to belay them.

But there is no age restriction on climbing provided they fit into the harness properly :) 

Anyone 17 years old and under will need their parent present to sign the waive on their behalf; and requires parental supervision at all times.

HOW DO I GET TO NORTH WALLS?

North Walls is located in the heart of Brunswick.  You can easily get to our location by Train (Upfield Line/Brunswick Station) and Tram (Route 19).

We are also located on the Upfield bicycle path and have plenty of spots to lock your bicycles. 

If you're driving, we are located on hope st and we have a few parking spots to use.  There is also ample street parking in the area. 

CAN WE LEAD CLIMB AT NORTH WALLS?

We have plenty of lead climbing routes at North Walls.  As part of lead climbing you will first need to book in a lead assessment with our staff. 

Please note that we only permit certain belay devices for lead belaying.  These include the Black Diamond ATC Pilot, Salewa Ergo Belay System, Edelrid JUL Series, Mammut SMART Series, Petzl GRIGRI Plus, GRIGRI 2019, GRIGRI 2; and the Wild Country REVO.  

If it's your first time ever at north walls you will need to register your account and book a belay induction first.

DO YOU SELL GIFT CARDS?

Yes! you can pick them up at reception or online here.

HOW DO YOUR MEMBERSHIPS WORK?

We keep our memberships simple.  $32 per week ($28 concession).  There isn't a contract in the traditional sense.  If you want to cancel, there's just a 2 week minimum notice period.  

To sign up, you can go here. And if you'd like to end your membership, you can do that here