New KC Climbing Gym Opens


Opening in North Kansas City, Missouri this week, RoKC is the newest gym to enter the growing midwest climbing scene. Kansas City is bursting with climbing gyms; there are currently five gyms, two of which are bouldering-only. And two more climbing facilities are expected to open later in 2016, Apex Climbing and Ibex West, both located in South KC near Overland Park.

RoKC’s amenities include:

  • Over 15,000 square feet of custom climbing walls designed by Elevate
  • Designed with features to accommodate everyone from beginners to experts
  • Top rope, lead walls, and Auto Belay’s featuring sustained overhangs, roofs, slabs and routes up to 40 feet
  • 5,000 square feet of stand-alone bouldering
  • Training features including system boards and campus boards
  • Fitness center with cardio equipment and free-weights
  • Multipurpose room for yoga and fitness classes
  • Community area and Pro Shop
  • Lockers and bathrooms with showers
  • Birthday Party room
  • Classroom that can also be rented as event space