New KC Climbing Gym Opens

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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