Indoor Rock Wall Climbing
- Indoor bouldering
- Clip n Climb
- Rock Wall
A Climbing Wall is an artificially constructed wall with grips for hands and feet, usually used for indoor climbing, but sometimes located outdoors.
The wall may have places to attach belay ropes, but may also be used to practise lead climbing or bouldering.
Who Can Participate
- Open to all.
- Some Activity Providers may have additional age or height restrictions.
- Members must be adequately clothed as per activity centre guidelines.
- In special circumstances, eg special needs members, it may be possible for individuals to participate in indoor rock climbing activities in carefully controlled situations at the discretion of the Activity Leader/Instructor.
- Minimal Impact Practices Guidelines must be adhered too.
Refer to Girl Guides Australia Ratios at a Glance
Leader in Charge
- The LiC must ensure that all participants are informed of appropriate clothing and/or personal equipment prior to the activity.
- The LiC must organise and collect the ADM.27 from youth members and ADM.28 from adults. The LiC must inform the Activity Instructor of any health conditions or behaviour issues with participants.
- The LiC must have an appropriate first aid kit suitable for the activity present at the activity venue.
- The LiC must ensure participants have water and food appropriate to the activity.
- The LiC is responsible for all participants when they are not participating in the activity.
Many outdoor activity centres will use in-house instructor qualifications. If you are unsure if they are accepted or alternative qualifications are held, contact your State Outdoor Activities Manager to ensure the instructor’s qualification is suitable.
Questions to be asked when looking for an Activity Provider
- The Activity Leader/Instructor is to brief all participants on safety and the care of equipment prior to the activity.
- It is suggested that the Activity Leader / Instructor provide ground training prior to the commencement of the activity if relevant.
- Obtain permission from relevant authorities for access and use of land and waterbodies. Examples are: National Parks, State forests and private landowners.
- The ratified Activity Leader/ Instructor must have knowledge of the locality, facilities, and terrain and weather conditions of the area that the activity will be taking place.
- Activity Leaders/ Instructors must have a first aid kit and appropriate rescue equipment readily accessible to all participants.
Notification Forms Required
For Approval – Prior to the Activity
- OUT.01 Camp/Adventure-based/Event: Notification/Application
- ADM.56B Risk Assessment Plan for Outdoor Activities Events Camps
- The Activity Provider’s Risk Management Plan
At the Activity
- Participants are required to have completed: ADM.27 For youth Members or ADM.28 for Adults
- ADM.24A Notification of Accident Form
- ADM.24B Notification of Incident Form
After the Activity
- OUT.03 Camp/Adventure-based Activity Report Form
Last Modified: 17/05/21 at 2:05 PM