Contrary to what one might assume, rock climbing is not the opposite of rock tumbling, though it is still inadvisable to enjoy both activities concurrently. Learn to tumble upward with today's Groupon to RedPoint, located on Raeford Road. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get a two-hour belaying class and a one-month climbing membership (a $75 total value).
- For $50, you get a one-month full-facility membership and one CrossFit fundamentals class (a $144 total value).
As a gym focused on individual growth within a community setting, RedPoint boasts an impressive array of climbing areas, classes, and conditioning programs designed to release one's inner-ascender or fitness junkie. On the indoor climbing wall, the pure basics belaying class sets up students for scaling success by divulging the fundamental techniques of managing a rope for another climber and putting them into practice. All equipment is included for the first class and experienced staff members are on hand to monitor proper gear usage and the well being of all soaring participants.
After learning the ropes of using the ropes, Groupon customers can enjoy a full month of climbing-gym access, allowing bold boulder masters the chance to hone their techniques, best their highest climbs, and up their finger strength for upcoming jam-jar encounters. Check out the schedule for class times and climbing-gym hours. Equipment is not included for regular use of the climbing gym.
Developing strength and conditioning through regimens based on primal, survival-based movements, CrossFit instills elite fitness in its participants with quick and demanding workouts that challenge strength-seekers of all ages. The introductory class, held Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ensures that potential CrossFit champions are ready to tackle their month’s worth of high-intensity training, teaching the fundamentals of CrossFit lifts and proffering tips on soothing angry gym mats. CrossFit training continues with Workout of the Day–based classes that burn calories through 20-minute routines and quippy, 18th-century witticisms that forge new degrees of power and skill in those who tackle them. Check out the schedule for class times.
More than 8,000 square feet of space comprise RedPoint, a climbing gym set in a renovated warehouse. Nearly every inch has been set aside for towering climbing walls and exercise equipment to help climbers shore up their skills.
Within these confines, a team of instructors is on hand to teach the skills needed to conquer the facility’s tricky bouldering routes. They can also teach the fundamentals of belaying, which will help you to scale any of the more than 30 onsite climbing stations for top roping, lead climbing, or washing windows on the state capitol building. Back at ground level, you can tone your physique on pull-up bars, rowing machines, and Olympic weights as well as in CrossFit classes, which work on building core strength and overall fitness. The facility also hosts various kid-focused activities such as lock-ins, birthday parties, and corporate retreats for mountain goats.