If anyone at BKB Chicago knows music, it’s Claire. Her flawless taste is a reflection of her personal interests and years spent working in the music industry at local venues such as Concord Music Hall. If there’s a band you’re just discovering, she’s probably already heard them and booked them. Trust us, she knows her stuff. We’re super thrilled to have her here with us working on the Spec Ops staff and with marketing and events initiatives and we think you’ll love her mix. Continue reading
On our wish list – a LED-Mapped climbing wall featuring downtown Manhattan. Featuring Urban Plastix holds, too. By Studio DB. Check all out the photos here.
Thanks to everyone who came out for our film premiere last week! We’re stoked to finally release the digital version of our first film, Climbing Bridges: The Story of Omercan.
Love the music? Check the soundtrack:
We’re celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of the Adaptive Climbing Group with a Climbathon on March 15th. What is a climbathon, exactly? Founder Kareemah Batts tells us more.
Climbing is inherently dangerous. But there are several things that you can do to minimize & manage risk. Head of Instruction at BKB, Luke Livesey, gives us the low-down in this special 4-part series, Sessions with Luke. Welcome to Session IV: Knowing When to Stop.
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Sweat Angels.
Every time you come to Brooklyn Boulders, just check in on Facebook. With a few tabs of your thumb, you can help out great causes. For the month of March, your check ins will help save animals from kill shelters!
See their Facebook page for more information – and just take a few moments to check-in next time you’re in.
We aim to create a comprehensive series of programs for our community of all ages and we wouldn’t be able to accomplish this without our growing number of youth programs. Greg Bahr, our Youth Programs Manager, is the mind behind our Adventure Days, Adventure Weeks, Kids Academy, and other youth-related programs.
Hop on over to Outlier.cc to see sick shots of our Director of Route Setting, Phillip Schaal, rocking climbing pants on the Red Rocks in Nevada.
Starting tomorrow on March 5th, we’ll be having weekly 7am Sunrise Yoga every Thursday, alongside our Breakfast Club!
As always, it’ll be free for members and just $12 drop-in for non-members. Get up early with the sun and start your day off right – bagels, coffee, yoga and climbs.
P.S. Not an early riser? Don’t miss our first film premiere tomorrow at 7pm!
Several of the paintings hanging around Brooklyn Boulders Somerville are done by artist Timothy Joseph Bowen, late uncle to Shea Whitehead, our Youth Programs Manager.