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Matching articles for Climbing Walls: 26

Reaching New Heights

Demand for Adventure Fitness on the Rise

Feature Article - April 2017

From climbing and bouldering walls to ropes courses, challenge courses and obstacle courses, there's a tremendous range of adventure out there for the taking. Find out more about how to best manage these types of amenities, from getting folks interested to keeping them coming back for more.

Build A Park That Engages Your Community

Problem Solver - August 2016

In addition to active areas, you'll want to include things like picnic areas and seating for individuals and families, along with fountains and aquatic elements for people to enjoy. You want to create an oasis—a haven for the community to gather, be active and enjoy beauty.

Reaching New Heights

Growing Your Climbing Program

Feature Article - April 2016

Getting your climbing program off the ground means understanding your options, from flexible climbing solutions that help you expand your programming to knowing how to keep everyone safe in your facility.

Experience & Education

The Importance of Training in Improving Safety

Feature Article - January 2016

Whether it's certification for fitness trainers and climbing instructors, or orientation for club members, training and education are a crucial pillar in providing safety at your facility.

Big Thrills, No Spills

Safety First for Climbing Facilities

Feature Article - April 2015

Climbing wall facilities feature inherent risks, but there are measures you can take to dramatically reduce the risk of injury for climbers. Proper training and the right equipment can have a big impact.

Certifiably Safer

Why & How Certification Improves Safety

Feature Article - January 2015

Whether it's for a playground inspector, an aquatic facility manager, a fitness instructor or a climbing instructor, certification can make an impact on safety in your facility.

Get a Climbing Wall at Any Budget

Problem Solver - August 2014

Many facilities aspire to have a climbing wall, but worry that such possibilities are beyond their budgets. The good news is that a wide range of climbing wall products is available with something to meet most budgetary requirements.

Make the Most of Your Climbing Wall

Problem Solver - August 2014

To get the most out of your climbing facility, you need to find ways to attract—and keep—as many climbers as possible. With an auto belay system, you can build your audience of climbers, and give experienced climbers a reason to keep coming back.

Ascending Appeal

Boosting Interest in Your Climbing Wall or Challenge Course

Feature Article - April 2014

The number of climbing gyms in America increased by 10 percent in 2013. At the same time, canopy tours, zip lines and challenge courses are popping up all over. Programming and operations practices have helped spur these exciting facilities to success.

Managing Risk

Protect Your Patrons, Protect Your Facility

Feature Article - January 2014

How can you reduce injuries and manage risk at your facility? We talked to experts working at some of the riskiest facilities out there to get their take on best practices.