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About BKB Brooklyn

Climbing + Community

Brooklyn Boulders is a dedicated rock climbing facility and dynamic creative community. We are an eclectic mix of lifestyles, born and bred from the unique and multifaceted forces of NYC. Since opening our doors in September of 2009, we’ve dedicated ourselves to providing a fun and challenging climbing experience for people of all ages and experience levels. With 22,000 square feet of climbing surface and a dedicated and skilled route setting staff, we can offer both a premium training ground for advanced climbers and a variety of climbs for the total beginner. BKB loves throwing collaborative events, parties and working with local artists. We also offer yoga, acroyoga, capoeira classes + a variety of fitness workshops.

Amenities

WORK, PLAY, RELAX

  • 22,000 square feet of climbing surface
  • A dedicated and skilled route setting staff
  • Members lounge + free wifi
  • Yoga + acroyoga classes, capoeira, and fitness workshops
  • Climbing instruction classes + private instruction available
  • Dedicated fitness area with Rogue Fitness weight training + slackline
  • Custom-built campus board
  • Retail shop for all your climbing needs

Press

“Walk into Brooklyn Boulders, the Gowanus warehouse-turned-climbing-gym, and you might ask yourself: What’s with all these grunting people dangling, their bodies contorted into impossibly precarious positions!”

Besides indoor rock climbing, Brooklyn Boulders offers a wide variety of classes, from basic climbing to slacklining (a type of tightrope walking that is popular with climbers).

“As far as practice sites go, Brooklyn Boulders—a converted truck garage off Third Avenue in Gowanus—is exactly what you’d want from an out-of-Manhattan fitness experience.”

“Brooklyn Boulders, as the cavernous, 22,000-square-foot playground is known, is the city’s largest and possibly most popular rock-climbing gym. But it is more than just a destination for adventure athletes.”

“The Adaptive Climbing Group is the brainchild of Kareemah Batts – she came around to the sport after a battle with cancer that cost her a part of a leg. She then found that she wanted to climb with other amputees and formed the group.”

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Visit us

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 6:00AM – Midnight
Saturday: 8:00AM – Midnight
Sunday: 8:00AM – Midnight
Address:
575 Degraw St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(Corner of 3rd Ave. and Degraw St.)
Phone: (347) 834-9066
Train: R (Union St. Station)
Bus: B63 (Union St. & 5th Ave.)