New Gym Coming to Florida Is a 12-Year Dream in the Making

New Stone Climbing gym in Florida
New Stone Climbing gym coming to Florida
Offering climbing, fitness, a kids area, a cafe and more, the operators hope the new Stone Climbing gym coming to Florida will “change people’s lives,” says CEO Eric Hires. (Concept art courtesy of Stone Climbing)

Stone Climbing
St. Augustine, Florida

Specs: 11,500-square-foot Stone Climbing gym coming to Florida, built from the ground up, will feature bouldering walls that measure up to 16-feet, as well as a 35-foot “Central Pillar of Frenzy” that will contain lead climbing and top-rope walls. A separate kids climbing area will exist on an upper mezzanine along with a room for parties. Other separate rooms will include an area for yoga and a training room with hangboards, weights and cardio equipment. The gym will also include a cafe, gear shop and showers.

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In Their Words: “Opening a climbing gym in Saint Augustine has been a 12-year-dream. We are ecstatic to bring a premiere climbing facility to this incredible, adventurous community. We believe it will change people’s lives—and the world.”
—Eric Hires, CEO

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