Philadelphia Rock Gyms

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In a Nutshell

  • Learn the basics
  • Practice all day
  • Equipment rental included

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Philadelphia Rock Gyms - Multiple Locations: $20 Introduction to Climbing Package at Philadelphia Rock Gyms ($42 Value)

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When life sends you a robot monkey, mastering the jungle gym won't be enough to protect your bananas from its futuristic grasp. Hide your delicious fruits atop the airy peaks of climbing walls with today's Groupon to Philadelphia Rock Gyms. For $20, you get a full day of climbing, equipment rental, and an hour-long Intro to Climbing lesson, a $42 value. Redeem your Groupon at either Philadelphia Rock Gym locations in Oaks and Valley Township. Classes are offered Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and all day (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.) Saturday and Sunday.

Climbing in a rock gym is nothing like grappling the plywood-and-plastic climbing walls at a company picnic or building a batting cage in your backyard. Rock gym walls are covered with state-of-the-art textured products that mimic the conditions of real rocks (indentions, protrusions, overhangs, underhangs, and cracks included). Veteran climbers say rock climbing is sort of like training and running a marathon, but you get the adrenaline rush in shorter, more intensely concentrated spurts. In your Introduction to Climbing lesson, you'll learn all the basics you need to scale safely and enough knot-tying skills to impress an easily impressed sailor.

The adrenaline rush of rock climbing is beyond compare. As you climb the rock, you may play out fantasies in your imagination about the rock climbing you. As rock climbing enters your life, you may discover that you have trouble carrying out everyday tasks accurately, as you are unable to shift your consciousness away from rock climbing.

Reviews

In 2008, Nickelodeon Parents Connect users named Philadelphia Rock Gyms as the Best Indoor Partyspace for Teens.

Though there are few online reviews, City Squares users give the Valley Township location a five-star rating, as does one Google Map reviewer for the Oaks branch:

  • Wonderful experience, fantastic staff and facility. I would recommend this to anyone looking to climb indoors. – Sam, Google Maps

Philadelphia Rock Gyms

Philadelphia Rock Gyms challenges climbers of all skill levels with 2,000 square feet of climbing terrain, 1,500 square feet of bouldering plains, and more than 30 top ropes. Initiates to the vertical sport can get the hang of climbing basics during the gym’s variety of lessons, which impart skills such as proper technique and the ability to tell which rocks open a supervillain's secret lair. Each participant receives a two week pass to practice the climbing skills they learned and try new climbs. The gym also features a variety of team-building opportunities and private room rentals, as well as a pro shop that outfits patrons with the proper climbing equipment available for rent or purchase.

Customer Reviews

592 Ratings

Amanda from the Oaks location was great! We left the introduction class with confidence and had a lot of fun climbing and belaying. Even our 4 and 2 year olds were able to climb and had a blast.
Natalie B. · 6 days ago
Great experience! Friendly and welcoming staff and very patient teachers. I highly recommend it!
Sarah E. · September 17, 2016
It was a great experience doing wall climbing for the1st with my family. The staff members were very warm in welcoming us and very patience in teaching us especially with the kids to tie their ropes. Would definitely come back soon and highly recommended activities for the whole family,
Shiela L. · September 16, 2016
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    Valley

    255 South Mount Airy Rd

    Valley Township, Pennsylvania 19320

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  2. 2

    Lower Providence

    E-520 122 Mill Rd

    Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456

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