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October Birthdays!

Still looking for ideas for your child’s Birthday Party this month? Running out of time to come up with  something exciting and original to do? Come have your party here at the Boston Rock Gym and we will provide the climbing walls, and expert instructors to help make your child’s birthday a memorable one.

Our Birthday Party Package is 90 minutes of climbing with a group of instructors that will manage the ropes and encourage the children in a fun environment. The Boston Rock Gym will provide everything you need, all you have to do is bring the kids and be ready to have a great time! We provide professional instructors, a private party room stocked with table clothes, plates, cups, napkins and utensils, plus climbing harnesses, climbing shoes, and plenty of climbing terrain!

  • Ages: 5 and up
  • Cost: $300 for up to 10 kids*. $15 per child over 10.
  • Sat & Sun: 1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm, 6-8pm

We still have a few time slots open for the month of October:

Sunday, October  6th:  3:30-5:30 and 6-8PM
Saturday, October 12th:  6-8PM
Sunday, October 13th:  6-8PM
Saturday, October 19th: 6-8PM
Sunday, October 20th: 6-8PM
Saturday, October 26th:  1-3, 6-8PM
Sunday, October 27th: 6-8PM

Call the gym now to find out more or to make a reservation, or visit www.bostonrockgym.com to make your booking online.  All we require to reserve your date is a  $100 deposit. Click here for more info.

*If you have a very small group (3-6 kids), ask us about the private belay option instead which provides you with a similar experience but at a lower cost.

Happy-Birthday

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One Day Escape (Part II)

Due to the overwhelming success of its first one day escape, we are offering locals a second opportunity to get out and experience the city on Saturday, September 28, 2013 with its One Day Escape (Part II) in partnership with the soon to open Cook Restaurant. Climbers will meet at the scenic Hammond Pond, located in Newton, MA (just a short T-ride away for all the city dwellers) at 9:00AM where they’ll meet their climbing group and expert outdoor instructor for a one-of-a-kind day outdoors. The group will learn all of the basics of outdoor rock climbing including tying knots, appropriate climbing gear, proper climbing and rappelling techniques before they head out on the rocks and begin to climb. Following the introduction class, the group will enjoy a gourmet picnic-style lunch from the much anticipated second restaurant of Chef Paul Turano, “Cook,” located in Newton, MA. Whether an experienced indoor climber or someone just looking for a fun, this all-inclusive outdoor excursion is only $65 per person and has something for everyone!

WHERE: Hammond Pond, Hammond Pond Parkway, Newton, MA 02467. Class meets in parking lot by MDC sign.

WHEN: Saturday, September 28th, 2013 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

COST: $65 per person. Bagged lunch and all equipment is included.

RSVP: Pre-registration is necessary and can be done by calling the Boston Rock Gym at (781) 935-7325 or clicking here!

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One Day Escape!

Get out of the city for a one day outdoor escape on Saturday, July 20th, 2013 with The Boston Rock Gym! Climbers will meet at the scenic Hammond Pond, located in Newton, MA (just a short T-ride away for all the city dwellers) at 9:00AM where they’ll meet their climbing group and expert outdoor instructor for a one-of-a-kind day outdoors. The group will learn all of the basics including tying knots, appropriate climbing gear, proper climbing techniques and rappelling before they head out on the rocks and begin to climb. Following the introduction class, the group will enjoy a gourmet sneak-peek picnic-style lunch from the much anticipated second restaurant of Chef Paul Turano, “Cook,” slated to open in Newton, MA. Whether an experienced indoor climber or someone just looking for a fun, this all-inclusive outdoor excursion is only $65 per person and has something for everyone!

WHERE:           Hammond Pond, Hammond Pond Parkway, Newton, MA 02467. Class meets in parking lot by MDC sign.

WHEN:             Saturday, July 20th, 2013 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

COST:              $65 per person. Bagged lunch and all equipment is included.

RSVP:              Pre-registration is necessary and can be done by clicking here or calling us at (781) 935-7325.

Gourmet Packed Lunch Provided by Cook Restaurant

*All sandwiches served with on Iggy’s Bread and comes with side of  grilled vegetable pasta salad, house made pickles and bottle of water.

Choice of (1):

Roasted Turkey Sandwich with Smoked Bacon & Avocado

Tuna Salad with Tarragon Mayonnaise and Lettuce

Grilled Veggie Sandwich

*Please let us know if you have dietary restrictions or allergies and we will do our best to accommodate.

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Get Out! Outdoor Climbing Courses

Whether you’re an experienced climber or a beginner, want a solo workout or a fun day with the family, we offer the perfect outdoor experience for adventure enthusiasts. If one of these five courses doesn’t fit your schedule or isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, then Boston Rock Gym will work with you to set up private, semi-private, or group lessons tailored to whatever it is that you need. Climbers of any skill level can check out www.bostonrockgym.com to see a full list of offered classes, summaries, and pricing.

Get Out: Introduction to Rock Climbing

Start the summer off with an “Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing” excursion led by a Boston Rock Gym expert. The class is perfect for those that have never climbed before or have indoor experience only! Experienced instructors will cover all of the basics including tying knots, appropriate climbing gear, proper climbing techniques and rappelling. Available as private, semi private, or group classes. Courses available in Hammond Pond (Brookline, MA), Quincy Quarries (Quincy MA), Pawtuckaway (Raymond), NH and North Conway, NH.

Family Introduction Courses:

When children first learn to climb it’s critical that they have FUN! Boston Rock Gym offers a family intro course to climbing that focuses less on the technical aspects of the ascent and more on simply climbing. Available as group of two to five with an adult (or two) and children fourteen and under. Courses available at Hammond Pond (Brookline, MA).

Top Rope Set-Up and Management

This course will teach you how to set up basic top-ropes so that you and your friends can be climb on your own time without needing any other assistance. Available for scout leaders, camp workers and any others who are interested in furthering their knowledge of outdoor climbing. Available as private, semi private or group classes. Courses available in North Conway, NH and Pawtuckaway (Raymond), NH.

Learn to Lead Trad

A course that will teach you how to lead any kind of climb. Boston Rock Gym instructors will supervise and help as you build the skills you need to be on the sharp end including rock protection, placement & removal, route finding, leader falls, belaying with placett and setting up anchors. Available as private or semi-private classes. Courses available in North Conway, NH.

Now What: Improvised Self-Rescue

Learn the skills that will get you (and any fellow climbers) back to the ground quickly and safely in an emergency. Learn how to escape the belay, how to rappel with an injured partner, improvised ascension, ascending or descending to your partner and haul systems. Available for private, semi-private or group classes. Courses available in North Conway, NA and Pawtuckaway (Raymond), NH.

 

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Social Outcast: GEAR SWAP!

Social Outcast: GEAR SWAP!

On Sunday, April 7th,  2013 we will be hosting the 5th installment of the Boston Rock Gym Social Outcast Club—a unique way for climbers to learn, socialize and share experiences about what we all love in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. During each gathering, several BRG climbers and guest speakers cover a range of climbing topics!

MARCH TOPICS: 

Self-Rescue, Mike Hall

How to Work Projects and BRG Ice Trip Recap, Aleksey Shuruyev

Guiding as a Profession with Joe Lentini, one of the most experienced guides in New England

SPRING CLEANING! GEAR SWAP/ SALE

Bring in used and unwanted gear, and sell it or swap it with another climber. Another man’s trash is another’s treasure.

WHEN: Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 7PM.

COST: FREE for all!

WHAT TO BRING: Your favorite food and drinks for potluck table—and a smile of course…

ADDITIONAL: Please email us, or let us know if you want to share your experiences and show your videos at one of the upcoming meetings.

 

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NEW: No Contract EFT Membership

This March we’re excited to introduce the new, No Contract EFT membership!

Get all the climbing you want, with no strings attached!

$55 initiation fee

$60/month.

No contract, cancel anytime. You’ll also get all of the added BRG membership perks including:

Unlimited climbing during regular business hours.
Discounted rates on all of our classes, guiding, and clinics.
10% discount at JRA Cycles in Medford, MA.
1 free guest pass per month.
15% off full-price apparel and 25% off any full-price Moosejaw-branded gear at the retailers location in the Natick Mall. Simply mention the BRG at checkout.

Call us at 781-935-7325 for more information!

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INDOOR SUMMER CAMPS! JUST $190/WEEK

The Boston Rock Gym is committed to being the hub of rock climbing in New England. Whether you are an avid climber with years of experience, or someone who has never experienced the thrill of the sport, we have the best instruction, clinics, and terrain around! We are thrilled to be able to offer high quality and dynamic summer climbing camps. Our philosophy is to create an environment where each child can feel free to take emotional risks, challenge themselves, and make life long friends. We ensure this through providing the best possible staff and stressing teamwork throughout the week. Come and see what a difference the Boston Rock Gym’s summer camps can make in your child!

—-Indoor Wall Monkeys Camp

This indoor climbing camp will give your child the skills and confidence to scale the BRG’s 30 foot high walls with ease. If your child is already an experienced climber he/she will learn the skills it takes to tackle the BRG’s harder and more strenuous walls. Our experienced staff will focus on building skills and community all in a fun and supportive environment. SKILLS COVERED: Climbing Technique, Use of equipment, Adventure Games, Initiative activities, climbing safety. Space is limited so sign up early!

Ages: 5 and up
Price: $190/week $145 for BRG annual members.
Times: 9:00am-12:00pm M-F

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