A new, 41,000-square-foot rock climbing facility with yoga and fitness studios has opened in Chicago!
Movement gyms, the largest community of indoor climbing gyms in the United States, has opened a brand-new facility in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. The exciting new 41,000 square foot gym climbing utopia has more than 200 routes on walls topping out at 55-feet high. As well as state-of-the-art bouldering, top-roping, and lead climbing the center offers an array of amenities like yoga studios, a full-service gym, and a gear store complete with climbing equipment and expert advice.
Now open at 1460 N Dayton Street, Movement Lincoln Park is the brand’s second Illinois climbing gym after a similar-sized center opened in Wrigleyville right across the street from Wrigley Field last year.
Committed to growing the climbing community, Movement Lincoln Park is open to every and ability “from competitive athletes to weekend adventurers and families.” There is also be a roster of classes ranging from complete beginners to advanced level climbers so whether you’re looking to polish your skills or fall in love with a new hobby, Movement Lincoln Park caters to all.
To support a thriving climbing community the gym also has several lounge areas to relax, socialize, and organize adventures!
“The team here at Movement Lincoln Park can’t wait to meet members of the Chicago community, share our love of yoga and fitness, and help them get started on their climbing journey,” said Jen Torrent, District Director at Movement. “With two Movement gyms now open in the city, Chicagoans are never far from their next climbing adventure.”’
For those avid climbers, you’ll be happy to know that Movement Lincoln Park will ensure a diversity of climbs created by different teams of route setters from a variety of gyms across the country.
Movement Lincoln Park is located at 1460 N Dayton St. in Lincoln Park which is just two blocks from the Red Line and is open 6 am to 11 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm on Saturdays and 8 am to 6 pm on Sundays. More information can be found at movementgyms.com/lincoln-park/.
[Image courtesy of Movement Gyms]