Newest Indoor Facility in the Heart of Providence, RI.

Boston, MA – Rock Spot Climbing TODAY announced that LATER THIS YEAR they will open a new, 5,300 sq. ft. facility IN THE WEST END OF Providence, RI.  The Providence location will be the company’s third in Rhode Island joining two others in MASSACHUSETTS. Rock Spot Climbing, now nearly 20 years in existence, is among the largest climbing chain’s in the country.

This NEWEST location will focus SOLELY on a form of climbing known as bouldering, where climbers, USING NO ROPES scale set climbing problems on fifteen foot walls protected by a fully padded flooring system. This will be a departure from ROCK SPOT’S other facilities that offer top rope and sport climbing along with boulder climbing.

NADAV MINKIN, co-owner of ROCK SPOT CLIMBING said, “The ever-increasing demand for indoor rock climbing facilities in the NORTHEAST and the demand by our ever-growing customer base have led us to add this sister facility in PROVIDENCE to our chain of gyms.” He added, “The sport has SKYROCKETED from the time that our first gym opened almost 20 years ago, and we’re extremely proud that ROCK SPOT has been a leader in the growth and success of the overall climbing industry.” LARY NORIN, co-owner, said, “Our business has grown exponentially — we have over 150 TEAM MEMBERS providing a fun, active experience for all who climb at our facilities.” NORIN added, “We look forward to bringing ROCK SPOT’s successful brand of world class bouldering and training to the PROVIDENCE area!”

Today’s announcement of the new PROVIDENCE location was made at ROCK SPOT’s SOUTH BOSTON location during the “fourth annual BOSTON BOULDER BRAWL,” a competition offering climbers the opportunity to compete for $15,000 in cash and prizes. ASHIMA SHIRAISHI, one of the world’s foremost climbers and OLYMPIC HOPEFUL in the 2020 games, was on hand to meet the climbing community and spread awareness for the sport’s FIRST inclusion into the international event to be held in TOKYO.

About Rock Spot Climbing Group, Inc.

Rock Spot Climbing, established in 1998, IS a NORTHEAST corporation with FIVE INDOOR CLIMBING GYMS providing an affordable and accessible climbing opportunity for all. This fifth location marks the fulfillment of one of the partnership’s dreams — to give back to the Providence area where the two owners (Lary Norin and Nadav Minkin) first met as students in 1995 in Providence at Johnson & Wales University.


Pete Sancianco
Director of Marketing, Rock Spot Climbing  | (401) 595-5246

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