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The largest rock climbing gym in the state of Tennessee has broken ground in Memphis.
In recent years, the sport of rock climbing has gained a small foothold in the modern consciousness as something more than just a niche pass-time: it’s a competitive sport. Due to this rise in popularity, the Olympics have added competitive rock climbing to their list of sports for the 2020 Tokyo games. With this in mind, it is a big deal that High Point Climbing and Fitness has chosen to open a facility here in Memphis. Located at the gateway to Shelby Farms Park, the gym will be 32,000 square feet with climbing areas exceeding 50 ft. The gym will have weight training and cardio equipment as well as a yoga studio, gear shop, a 3,500 square foot kids area (ages 3-12), and multiple party rooms. They will also have a 45 foot climbing wall on the outside of the building.
To compliment all of the equipment, High Point will be offering youth programs and clubs that compete in USA Climbing events, and professional climbing instruction for beginners and experts alike. Visitors will have options to purchase day passes, or become members granting unlimited access to many of the areas. High Point Climbing and Fitness will be completed near the end of this year, so be sure to mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates!