Sports in Oregon

5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to Color Dash on Saturday, May 10, 2015 (Up to 45% Off)

The Color Dash 5k

Camp Harlow

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

$45 $29

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Women's Kickboxing Classes at Invasion Athletix (Up to 59% Off)

Invasion Athletix

Salem

Nonprofit organization offers calorie-burning kickboxing classes bast on methods of Bruce Lee to improve strength, endurance, and confidence

$45 $19

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$30 towards 4 Drop-In Group Fitness Classes ($60 value) — Ballastic Box

Ballistic Box

Gresham-North Central

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $30

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Four Weeks of Classes with One or Two Classes Per Week at US World Class Taekwondo Association (Up to 87% Off)

US World Class Taekwondo Association

Multiple Locations

Instructors teach students ages 4 and older martial arts skills, as well as self-confidence and discipline

$115 $19

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One Month of Training for Kids or Adults or Two Months of Training for Adults at Budo Dojo (Up to 54% Off)

Budo Dojo

Central Beaverton

Students learn aikido and self-defense moves, including throws, locks, and pinning techniques; they also work with weapons

$50 $25

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$34 for Canoe, Kayak, or Paddleboard Rental from Oregon Outdoor Sports ($69 Value)

Oregon Outdoor Sports

Oregon Outdoor Sports

Paddlers of all walks can explore Oregon’s cascade lakes in spacious canoes, maneuverable kayaks, or stable standup paddleboards

$69 $34

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One or Two Months of Classes and a Uniform at U.S. World Class Taekwondo Association (Up to 93% Off)

U.S. World Class Taekwondo

Multiple Locations

Trained instructors teach kids and adults the basics of martial arts, improving their confidence, discipline, and agility in the process

$225 $19

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Nine-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Pro-Shop Snack Credit at Summerfield Golf Course (Up to 44% Off)

Summerfield Golf Course

Tigard Neighborhood Area 8

Ancient trees tower over the fairways at this nine-hole, par-33 executive course, complete with three par 3s and six par 4s

$34 $19

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Driving Range Punch Card or 9-Hole Round for Two with Range Balls at Lake Oswego Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Lake Oswego Golf Course

McVey - South Shore

Perfect your swing at the recently updated driving range before tackling the course’s challenges during a 9-hole round

$60 $30

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18-Hole Round for Two or Four at McNary Golf Club (Up to 55% Off)

McNary Golf Club

Keizer

Par 71 course sprawls across 150 acres of meadows dotted with ponds and intersected with creeks that converge on a signature 18th hole

$128 $69

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18 Holes of Golf for Two with Optional Power Cart Rental at Salmon Run in Brookings (Up to 50% Off)

Salmon Run

Harbor

Creek wends along course’s ryegrass fairways & island green, with bunkers that demand precision

$110 $55

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$59 for $129 Worth of Martial Arts — Martial Arts America

Martial Arts America

Junction City

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$129 $59

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$55 for $109 Groupon — School of Traditional Tae Kwon DO

School Of Traditional Taekwondo

Sherwood - Tualatin South

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$109 $55

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One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes at One Taekwondo Academy (Up to 93% Off)

One Taekwondo Academy

Multiple Locations

Students learn self-defense techniques, such as blocks, strikes,and kicks, while building discipline and confidence

$220 $19

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$249 for Entry into a Nike Get Golf Ready Program at OGA Golf Course ($1,050 Value)

OGA Golf Course

Woodburn

An eight-week program of lessons and driving range sessions prepares beginners 16 and older to play full rounds of golf

$1,050 $249

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$19 for $74 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Bee Martial Arts Acadamy

Bee Martial Arts

Milwaukie

Learn to be more self confident and focused while managing your weight and having fun

$74 $19

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One or Two Nine-Hole Rounds of Golf for Two or Four at Charbonneau Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

Charbonneau Golf Club

Wilsonville

Executive-style layouts on nine-hole courses challenge golfers with tight, tree-lined fairways and intervening waterways

$34 $17

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18-Hole Round of Golf with Range Ball Buckets for Two or Four at Watson Ranch Golf (Up to 62% Off)

Watson Ranch Golf

Eastside

Golfers warm up with buckets of range balls before tackling a front nine built in 1923 and a back nine constructed 75 years later

$90 $36

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Month of Gymnastics or Dance Classes for One or Two, or Four Open-Gym Visits at Rigert Elite Gymnastics (Up to 55% Off)

Rigert Elite Gymnastics

Troutdale

Seasoned coaches lead boys and girls through gymnastics basics or ballet movements; kids tumble around the facility during open gym

$50 $25

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Weekday or Weekend Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River (50% Off)

Indian Creek Golf Course

Hood River

Water hazards loom on 11 holes as Mount Hood & Mount Adams peak above horizon at scenic golf course awarded for environmental work

$110 $55

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13-Visit Punch Card for Round of Golf for Juniors, Seniors, or Adults at The Children's Course (Up to 44% Off)

The Children's Course

Gladstone

Course dedicated to development of junior golfers helps kids build life skills, character, and healthy-living choices

$45 $25

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Entry for 1, 2, or 4 in the OHSU Institute on Development & Disability's Harvest Hustle 5k/1k (Up to 54% Off)

OHSU Institute on Development & Disability - Harvest Hustle 5K/1K

World Trade Center Outdoor Plaza

1K and 5K races plus a festival with live music and food to benefit a camp for teens with autism

$30 $15

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10 or 20 Karate Classes or One Month of Unlimited Karate Classes at Family Karate Center (Up to 85% Off)

Family Karate Center

Family Karate Center

Students as young as 3 learn self-defense skills and discipline from a fifth-degree black-belt instructor with 30 years of karate experience

$99 $19.99

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$6 for $10 Worth of Gymnastics — AGA Gymnastics Academy

Aga Gymnastics Academy

Salem

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$10 $6

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$39 for Four Beginner Drop-In Classes at Revolution Parkour Gresham ($60 Value)

Revolution Parkour Gresham

Gresham

Instructors teach the basics of parkour’s gravity-defying practice and help students efficiently and safely navigate obstacles

$60 $39

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10 or 20 Karate Classes at Japan Karate Federation of Hillsboro (51% Off)

Japan Karate Federation of Hillsboro

Hillsboro

Karate instructors help students achieve physical fitness and personal improvement; studio located near MAX light rail and bus station

$80 $39

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Five Visits with Gear or One Month of Unlimited Wall Access with Gear at Stoneworks Climbing Gym (50% Off)

Stoneworks Climbing Gym

Vose

Climbers of all skill levels top-rope climb and boulder inside a large indoor gym with routes at varying difficulty levels

$52 $26

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One Month of Self-Defense and Fitness Classes at Train Like You Mean It! (Up to 65% Off). Three Options Available.

Train Like You Mean It!

Springfield

Adapted from Israeli military training, the HaganaH fighting system teaches practical self-defense skills rooted in instinctual responses

$125 $45

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Group or Youth Classes, or Personal Training at Rise Above MMA & Fitness (Up to 62% Off). Five Options Available.

Rise Above MMA & Fitness

Tigard Neighborhood Area 7

Adults and kids alike learn how to grapple and strike during martial-arts classes; personal-training sessions focus on overall fitness

$130 $59

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Willamette Falls Kayak or Standup-Paddleboard Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Northwest River Guides (Up to 66% Off)

Northwest River Guides

eNRG Kayaking

Kayakers and paddleboarders skim under scenic bridges and past rock walls before reaching the base of the Willamette River's 40 ft. falls

$138 $49

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$30 for One Month of Acrobatics and Tumbling Classes at Tilton's Acrobatics and Tumbling ($63 Value)

Tilton's Acrobatics and Tumbling, LLC

Tualatin

Teachers lead students through floor classes and tumbling exercises in a noncompetitive atmosphere

$63 $30

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Four Introductory Martial Arts Classes for One or Two Children at Premier Martial Arts (Up to 71% Off)

Premier Martial Arts

Robinwood

Children develop confidence, strength, and positive attitudes during martial arts lessons with other children their own age

$68 $20

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$60.99 for One 60-Minute or Two 30-Minute Golf Lessons with Golf Pro Michael Charles ($100 Value)

Golf Pro Michael Charles

Eastmoreland

Professional instructor breaks down swing mechanics and provides corrective advice on how to develop consistency

$100 $60.99

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$90 for $199 Groupon — Peaceful Fighter Inc

Peaceful Fighter

Downtown

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$199 $90

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One or Two Months of Tae Kwon Do Classes and a Uniform at U.S. World Class Taekwondo (Up to 81% Off)

U.S. World Class Taekwondo

Salem

Kids and adults learn martial-arts self-defense techniques and improve confidence, discipline, and agility in classes held twice a week

$200 $39

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Karate Classes at Dragon Arts Karate (Up to 71% Off)

Dragon Arts Karate

Downtown Gresham

Sensei imparts self-defense skills in karate classes that boost students' strength, confidence, and both mental and physical discipline

$90 $29

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Three or Five Softball or Baseball Hitting Lessons at Coach Vic's Batting Cage and Baseball Academy (Half Off) 

Coach Vic's Batting Cage and Baseball Academy

Central Hillsboro

Pitching machine throws up to 90 mph and delivers fastballs, curveballs, and sliders; Atec fast-pitch softball machine also available

$180 $90

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Golf Performance and Technique Training for Up to Three Juniors or Adults at Matt's Fit. Fore Golf (Half Off)

Matt's Fit. Fore Golf

Beaverton

Golf-specific physical-training program aims to help players improve their balance, flexibility, coordination, and strength

$60 $30

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Kayak or SUP Lesson for One or Two, or Willamette Falls Kayak Tour for Two from eNRG Kayaking (Up to 59% Off)

eNRG Kayaking

Oregon City

Experienced guides teach kayaking or standup paddleboarding, or guests traverse the Willamette River to Willamette Falls

$40 $20

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6 or 10 Kick-Fit Workout Sessions at U.S. World Class Taekwondo Tualatin (Up to 75% Off)

U.S. World Class Taekwondo Tualatin

Tualatin

Burn calories and tone muscle while picking up self-defense skills during exercises scaled to all fitness levels

$75 $19

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at G.I.R.L.S. Gym (54% Off)

G.i.r.l.s. Gym

Portland

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $46

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$29.99 for One Month of Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform and Belt at U.S. TaeKwonDo College ($200 Value)

U.S. TaeKwonDo College

Downtown Eugene

Students receive uniforms & belts when starting martial-arts lessons, available six days a week; they may take as many classes as they wish

$200 $29.99

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$60 for $100 Worth of Martial Arts — SmithS.T.R.E.E.T. Combat Defense System

Smiths.t.r.e.e.t. Combat Defense System

Redeem from Home

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $60

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Kids' Memberships at Impact Jiu Jitsu Hillsboro (Up to 55% Off). Two Options Available.

Impact Jiu Jitsu Hillsboro

Hillsboro

Both options include the initiation fee and uniforms

$369 $180

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One Month of Martial-Arts Classes for One or Two Children at Black Eagle Martial Arts and Fitness (Up to 54% Off)

Black Eagle Martial Arts and Fitness

Beaverton

Kids aged 4–11 develop fitness and discipline through hapkido in a fun environment

$85 $39

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5 or 10 Kettlebell Classes at Skogg Gym (Up to 72% Off)

Skogg Gym

Portland

Kettlebells weighing anywhere from 9 to 106 pounds are incorporated into exercises with low-impact, full-body functional movements

$100 $29.99

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10 Martial Arts Classes or One Month of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at US World Class Taekwondo (83% Off)

US World Class Taekwondo

Beaverton

Martial arts students build physical and mental strength, discipline, and self-defense skills

$170 $29

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Tai Chi Classes from Eliot Sitt at A’la Carte Fitness (55% Off)

Eliot Sitt at A’la Carte Fitness

Beaumont - Wilshire - Alameda

Instructor leads students through slow, controlled movements designed to increase flexibility and build strength

$55 $25

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$62.50 for a 10-Class Punch Card at Alive MMA ($125 Value)

Alive MMA - CrossFit Woodstock

Woodstock

Fully equipped gym hosts boxing, jiu jitsu, and CrossFit classes for men and women

$125 $62.50

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5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Northwest Fighting Arts (Up to 75% Off)

Northwest Fighting Arts

Buckman

Kickboxing classes cover self-defense and combat techniques while providing an intense workout

$100 $29.99

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Up to 30% Off Volleyball — Wok's Up Beach Volleyball; Valid Saturday

Wok's Up Beach Volleyball

Rockwood

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$10 $7

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$60 for $120 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — I Liq Chuan Portland

I Liq Chuan Portland

Foster - Powell

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $60

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Dragon Brand Martial Arts (54% Off)

Dragon Brand Martial Arts

Portland

Includes one private lesson, three weeks of class, and a free t-shirt

$50 $23

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One or Two Months of Martial Arts Fitness Classes at USWC Taekwondo Rock Creek (Up to 85% Off)

USWC Taekwondo Rock Creek

USWC TKD Rock Creek

Instructors help students build physical strength and mental discipline during fitness classes held at a martial arts school

$99 $19

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After spending time in Quaking Grass's furnished loft studio, you learn why some of the yoga, Zumba, and holistic-dance instructors refer to the space as their "big living room." Once inside the studio, you find yourself in a sprawling, high-ceilinged loft. Natural light spills in from tall windows and onto green walls, where African art and decorative Asian fans hang. Scanning the room, you see plush furniture, a kitchenette, and a massive Native American dream catcher, painted white and hanging 6 feet to the floor.

Quaking Grass is home to the Healing Arts Collective; many of its members left positions as businesspeople, teachers, and lawyers in favor of a more relaxed lifestyle. According to director Heather Straube, they each felt called to help others through techniques such as massage, yoga, and dance. Instructors lead students through progressive poses in Vinyasa yoga, dances set to Latin and Caribbean beats in Zumba, and blends of meditative martial arts and freeform movement in Earthquake Ecstatic and Nia dance. Though they guide some classes step-by-step, instructors emphasize free exploration over adhering to a strict routine—reminding students that they can meditate silently, pair off with partners, or dance alone to practice leading and following at the same time.

Once each month, Quaking Grass's members also host an open community clinic, experimental salon, and potluck. Practitioners stationed throughout the space introduce curious guests to basics of tarot-card reading, massage, hypnosis, quantum touch, and a host of other holistic methods—with the hope that visitors, like babies balancing their first checkbooks, experience something new. Individual members, artists, or community practitioners may also lead workshops or lectures explaining their craft.

3942 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland,
OR
US

As a citizen of “Track Town USA,” Jeff West has vast experience with all varieties of endurance athletics. An accomplished rower and rowing coach, Jeff balances triathlon training and ultra-distance running with volunteer work as a firefighter and paramedic. At The MultiSport Advantage, Jeff leads a team of coaches as they work with and challenge athletes. Up to eight cyclists hook into the CompuTrainer system, riding against each other in classes that help max out aerobic capacity and refine the economy of one’s biking motion. The center’s custom-made TRX apparatus can also accommodate eight athletes, helping them build dynamic strength by blending body-weight exercises with plyometrics and BOSU balls. The center’s metabolic testing identifies the baseline and limits of an athlete’s capacity, and helps trainers craft a plan for the triathlon students. Triathletes can also rent wetsuits that will keep them dry during the traditional Gatorade and kombucha bath they receive after crossing the finish line.

251 West 7th Avenue
Eugene,
OR
US

For more than 35 years, guests of Courthouse Fitness have conquered every hindrance to personal health, taking advantage of a multilayered approach that addresses fitness, diet, and broader facets of well being. Beyond basic features such as weight training, cardiovascular equipment, and immobile floors that force walking, membership grants access to more than 320 group fitness classes that populate each week's schedule, integrating practices such as Pilates and yoga along with aqua Zumba and Jazzercise. Courthouse Fitness's follow the philosophy that being fit means being empowered to embark on any kind of adventure you want. A core tenet within that philosophy is the belief in fun.

The staff does not emphasize a rating system or hierarchy, instead evaluating progress in terms of whether clients become more able to experience an enjoyably active life. Onsite childcare providers take care of young ones while parents work out, and many youth activities also keep kids busy, including swimming and special-needs dance classes. Courthouse Fitness is also part of a network of 70 clubs in the Pacific Northwest; members can work out at those facilities as guests when on the road.

2975 River Rd. S
Salem,
OR
US

Since 1977, Cascade Athletic Clubs have distinguished themselves from typical gyms with their vast array of amenities, which range from big-screen TVs to a seasonal waterpark. In their fitness studios, instructors boost students’ flexibility during Pilates workouts, lead seniors through age-appropriate workout techniques during Silver Sneakers classes, or teach students how to dance to fast-paced music during Zumba. The dedicated team of personal trainers, meanwhile, help athletes stay motivated on a one-on-one basis, and tailor their regimens to individual goals that range from weight loss to preparing for an upcoming marathon. For independent workouts, athletes can play pick up games on the gyms’ basketball, tennis, and racquetball courts or swim laps in the indoor salt-water pools. They can also bulk up with Life Fitness machines, free weights, and Stair Masters designed to build strong enough leg muscles to conquer even the most daunting out-of-order escalator.

2456 E Powell Blvd
Gresham,
OR
US

After an eight-year career in minor-league baseball, Coach Victor Hernandez went on to instruct hitting in 1986 at Eastern Oregon University, where he helped the team set most of its hitting records that still stand today. These days, Coach Vic teaches youth baseball players the same philosophies that penned EOU into the record books. At his indoor facility, he perfects students' hitting techniques in a professional batting cage furnished with a Home Plate pitching machine that lobs baseballs at speeds of up to 90 mph. The multitalented pitching apparatus can throw fastballs, curveballs, sinkers, sliders, change-ups, and kitchen sinks with a slight rising action, emulating various in-game situations with pinpoint accuracy. Softball players can also hone their hitting fundamentals similarly with the cage's Atec fast-pitch softball machine.

During one-on-one or group sessions, Coach Vic unveils the elements of a homerun swing, including proper stance, bat grip, and load. Through a series of drills, he gets batters to focus on proper hand action through the hitting zone and teaches them how to repeat the motion in every swing. As an all-around baseball player himself, Coach Vic can also instruct pitching mechanics.

2600 NE Hyde St
Hillsboro,
OR
US

Stoneworks Climbing Gym's climbers while away their days on the gym's vast top-rope, lead, and bouldering walls. The walls soar to the ceiling and bear holds with multicolored tape to delineate each climbing route, which start at 5.6 and vary in difficulty. The diverse set of routes and climbing difficulties have made Stoneworks an ideal gym for climbing the past 21 years and for competitions, such as the annual Boulder Joust.

Avid climbers themselves, the route setters and staff at Stoneworks are also guides, leading teams of beginner and skilled climbers into the mountains of Oregon for outdoor climbing. They also equip members with the skills needed to scale their routes in both group and private lessons that focus on technique, sport climbing, and vertical Twister. Kids are welcome to join the junior climbing team or summer camps.

6775 SW 111th Ave
Beaverton,
OR
US