It’s challenging - mentally and physically, it will boost their self confidence and it can get them having fun outdoors as well as having a total body workout every time they go. It develops core muscles, flexibility and coordination. Studies have shown it helps with motor skills, critical thinking and risk-assessing. It can be a family orientated sport too, it’s sociable at all levels and suitable for any age group.
Indoor climbing walls are a great place for children to experience climbing for the first time. Some have dedicated children’s climbing areas and beginner courses and most should have children’s equipment for hire. There will usually be a safety briefing and induction to the wall before you can climb.