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New Louisiana Gym Has a Mission

Risen Rock
Photo: Risen Rock Climbing

Risen Rock Climbing
Bossier City, LA

Specs: 12,000-square-foot facility that includes lead and top rope walls, top-out bouldering, and children’s walls. The space also caters to birthday parties and hosts climbing instructional courses—and there are plans to form teams for competitions soon too. Additional amenities include regular yoga classes, Refit fitness classes, “Parents’ Night Out” events, and after-school programs. The gym and its offerings have the mission of helping families “grow closer to God and each other.” Nearby establishments include a weight gym (ChristFit), a smoothie cafe (Fruits of the Spirit), a dance school, and a ministry.

Walls: Walltopia
Flooring: Asana
CRM Software: Rock Gym Pro
Website: www.risenrockclimbing.com

Risen Rock
Photo: Risen Rock Climbing

In Their Words: “All I did is say, ‘Yes,’ and God moved through me to make this amazing ministry. My family went on a mission trip with our church in the summer of 2017, and after we returned my desire to do more in our local community increased. After a lot of prayer and devotions, my husband and I decided in October, 2017, for me to end my career in IT management to begin opening Risen Rock.”
—Kelly Phillips, co-owner and Executive Director of Operations.

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