Welcome to EICA:Ratho

Located on the outskirts of Edinburgh in Ratho, the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA) makes it easy to live life’s adventure. EICA is Europe’s largest indoor climbing centre and alongside world-class climbing walls, features a bouldering room and a fully equipped gym overlooking the main quarry.

There’s also studio space for various fitness and gym classes. All our fitness classes at EICA are available FREE with a Climb Membership. Classes are available to book up to eight days in advance, from 9pm - at no extra cost to your existing Climb membership. Check our Timetable of Classes here

Regardless of whether you love to climb or hit the gym, we look forward to welcoming you to EICA. 

Ratho is also home to one of our three soft play venues across Edinburgh.  Find out more about Scrambles Soft Play at EICA Ratho. 

Drop into our on-site Cafe Refresh for hot and cold food, drinks, snacks and treats. 

Don't forget to complete the Climbing Registration Forms if you are new to EICA. 

New to climbing or want to take on a new challenge? We've got climbing lessons for all ages and skill levels. Get the whole family clipped in, meet new people, and learn to climb with our expert instructors.

Find out the latest updates, events and goings on in the venue here - What's On at EICA

Make sure to check out our social media on Facebook and Instagram

Can't get enough of Hatton boxing? We're putting on extra Junior Hatton boxing classes at EICA this summer and the best part is that it's FREE with an U16 Junior Membership.  Bring along all your friends to learn the fundamentals of boxing this summer. Spaces are limited to make sure to book your spot today! 

Join us for an action-packed summer filled with sports, fun and learning!

We have a wide programme of full and short day camps / coaching lessons running across Edinburgh. Our summer coaching lessons are perfect for trying out something new before signing up to our main coaching programme in August.

CLICK HERE to check out what we have in store at EICA Ratho this summer.

In addition to the above climbing camps, we also offer:

  • Gym NRG Zone Bootcamps (S1 - 15 years) - Find out more here.

Or click below to view the full Edinburgh Leisure Summer Camps / Coaching programme.

There is no booking needed for an unsupervised expereinced Climbing session or Gym session (for over 16s) -  just drop in as a member or a visitor. 

First time visitors to EICA for climbing or bouldering must complete the relevant registration formsYou will be asked you complete a competency test upon arrival.

All Fitness and Gym classes and any Coaching lessons require pre-booking. See our timetable for more information. Under 16s must also pre-book a gym session

You can book Fitness and Gym classes online or via our mobile app for Android or iOS by creating or logging in to your booking account. 

Any problems see our step by step guide to booking an activity. Please read our Booking Terms & Conditions before booking.


All our Climb members can now book all fitness classes at EICA Ratho for FREE!

Classes are available to book up to eight days in advance, from 9pm - at no extra cost to your existing Climb membership. Check our Timetable of Classes here

The quickest and easiest way to book is via our app, or alternatively you can book online via the button below: