On Thursday 5th May, Star will be taking 8 boys aged between 7 and 12 to the climbing wall at Aspire at the Park in Pontefract.
There are many benefits of climbing!
- Climbing can reduce stress levels – Physical activity, in general, is a brilliant stress buster as it helps your body produce significant amounts of norepinephrine. This chemical manages the stress levels in our brain
- People suffering with mental health problems, often have trouble finding a sense of purpose. Many of us also feel that ambitious goals fuel our mental wellbeing. Taking up a challenging activity like rock climbing can give you a sense of purpose and meaning
- You will develop your teamworking skills as you will need to work in pairs at points when climbing
- Most importantly, you will have fun!