RoKC Climbing Gym
Specs: 35,000-square-foot facility with bouldering, rope climbing (50-foot walls), and speed climbing (10-meter wall). A training area includes hydraulic Kilter and Tension boards, as well as a separate space for outdoor, multi-pitch, and adaptive climbing instruction. Additional amenities include a yoga studio, 6,000-square-foot space with fitness equipment, locker rooms with showers and saunas, communal workspaces, and an Apogee restaurant next door (with coffee, beer, and pizza).
Walls: Vertical World
CRM Software: Approach
Development Word of Mouth: “RoKC was dreamt up in 2013 by co-founder Andrew Potter during his second tour in Afghanistan. He realized that he didn’t want a career in the military, but still wanted to serve the community by doing something he was passionate about. Being an avid climber and realizing that Kansas City deserved a great gym, he decided that he could serve his community through climbing. He contacted his brother Frank and they got to work planning RoKC.”
—Alex Gromacki, RoKC Marketing and Event Coordinator
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