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Summer Camps Re-Imagined

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Smaller camp sizes, more time outside and creative thinking.

These are trying times for everyone, including parents and kids. With the challenges of social distancing, the pressures of remote, online and home school learning and a growing need to keep kids entertained at home; we could all use a little light to brighten this uncertain tunnel.

That is why we are committed to providing re-imagined summer camps that will engage and inspire kids to keep climbing and explore the outdoors.

Building off our experiences in 2020, we’re confident in our ability to provide successful programs for all skill levels: beginner, intermediate + advanced.

REGISTER FOR CAMP!

Planning ahead

Recognized by WA state as a “low risk sport”, we continue to work with state guidelines to ensure a healthy + safe return to indoor climbing — the same is true for our Summer Camps.

Reduced Camp Sizes

The health and well-being of our members, guests + staff continues to be paramount in our decision-making. For that reason, camp sizes have been reduced from 12 participants to 8.

The following set of community health guidelines has been implemented to help mitigate health risks for our employees + campers. Upon registering, campers will also receive additional information specific to their camp experience.

More Time Outside

We anticipate that state guidelines will continue to limit the number of people allowed inside the gym at one time. The good news is that so much of our Summer Camp programming, fun and adventure can be done outside!

Our amazing Youth Program and Outdoor Guide staff are researching a variety of local outdoor locations for our Adventure Rock camps to still enjoy some much needed outdoor adventure this summer!

Silver Linings

Every challenge brings opportunity and for us that opportunity has been to reimagine our camp structures and developing new curriculum to further engage and inspire campers to keep climbing and exploring the outdoors. Our staff have brainstormed some really fun ideas that may just result in better than ever experiences for our campers!

Keeping You Updated

As news from the state and updates to the “Roadmap to Recovery” plan continue to develop, our plans may change. We will be sure to keep you updated with any necessary adjustments to our programming.

We also invite you to check our website, Facebook and Instagram accounts or drop us an email at climb@edgeworksclimbing.com.

We’d be happy to hear from you!

Food Drive

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Join Us in the Fight Against Hunger!

Together, Stone Gardens + Edgeworks are hosting food drives to support our local communities during this time of increasing need. 

While this is a combined effort across all 3 locations, donations will support the following food banks, local to each of our communities:

Bellevue: Renewal Food Bank
Seattle: Ballard Food Bank
Tacoma: Nourish Pierce County

Collection boxes have been set up at each location – Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma – and donations are being accepted anytime Monday – Friday between 10am-5pm; plus Saturday + Sunday in Tacoma.

Receive 20% OFF Retail!

As an added incentive, those who donate 5+ food items will receive 20% off any full-priced retail item to be used now or at a later date. 

Most Needed Food Items

Below is a list of the most needed items as well as a list of kid friendly recommendations: 

  • Soups and chili
  • Peanut Butter
  • Individual cereals and full box cereals
  • 8 oz shelf stable juice boxes
  • Shelf stable milk boxes
  • Shelf-stable alternative milks
  • Meal in a can: chili, ravioli, spaghetti-o’s 
  • Mac and Cheese*
  • Granola bars’*
  • Individual packages of nuts or trail mix*
  • Single-serve instant oatmeal*
  • Snack size fruit cups (in their own fruit juices)*

*Especially needed for weekend food for kids meals

2020 has been a difficult year for so many throughout our communities and every little bit helps. Thank you in advance for your donations and support!

Holiday Sale 2020

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Give the Gift of Climbing!

November 28 – December 31, 2020

Shop small. Shop local. Save BIG! We’re offering specials and discounts on something for everyone – from punch passes and gift cards, to climbing gear! Edgeworks has something for all the climbers and adventure seekers on your list this year.

Buy a GIFT CARD, Win COOL GEAR!

The perfect gift! Gift cards can be used to purchase anything in the gym – day passes, memberships, gear, instruction courses, and MORE.

Plus, when you BUY A GIFT CARD this holiday season, you (or someone you choose) will be entered for a chance to WIN COOL CLIMBING GEAR

1st Prize: Tenaya Climbing Shoes
2nd Prize: Entreprise Hangboard
3rd Prize: Climbing Gift Set

Gift card values start at $25.
$25 gift card = 1 raffle entry
$50+ gift card = 2 raffle entries

Drawing will take place January 01, 2021.

PUNCH PASS + 1 FREE INTRO CLASS: only $180!

SAVE $70 on an experience the whole family can enjoy!

This package includes a total of 10 PASSES accepted at all 3 gym locations – Bellevue, Seattle + Tacoma; plus 1 FREE Intro to Climbing Course at the location of your choice. 

Transferable | Intro Course participant must be 14+ | 3-year expiration

CLIMBING GEAR SALE!

Save BIG: up to 25-40% OFF climbing gear!

Harnesses + Belay Devices: 25% off
Petzl, Black Diamond, Mammut, Pilot Belay Devices, GriGris and Smart 2.0.

Accessories: 35% off
Boulder Brushes, Compact Clippers, Piranha Knife, Crag Half Finger Glove, MTape, Splitter Glove, Skin Maintenance Kit, Hand Repair Cream/Balm, Belay Glasses and more!

Training Items: 35% off
Project boards, Wood Grips, Training boards, Hang Boards, Grip Savers and more!

Chalk Bags + Chalk: 30% off
Stock up on your outdoor chalk! (liquid chalk not included)

Packs + Bags: 40% off
Exped Summit Lite 15, Black Diamond Creek Transit 22L, Mammut Neon Speed 15L Pack, and Metolius Dirtbag ll Rope Bag

Offer valid on select, in-stock items only; excludes special orders.
Quantities limited at varying locations; call in advance for specific items.
Offer ends December 31, 2020.

1-Day Membership Sale!

Friday, December 4th, 2020

PURCHASE NOW!

Choose your home gym to purchase.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020 ONLY.

12TH ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP SALE

It only happens once a year — steep discounts on annual memberships!! 

While COVID has changed the ways in which we do just about everything, we know many Tacoma members have counted on this sale year-after-year for 12 years. It’s because of this dedication that we’ve decided – despite the challenges – our annual membership sale tradition should continue and extend to all Edgeworks + Stone Gardens members.

DON’T MISS THESE AMAZING DEALS!

ANNUAL Membership: only $729!

BEST DEAL! Save $203 | Get 2+ months FREE!
That’s just $60.75/month for your membership.

YOUTH ADD-ON Membership: only $199!

Available with purchase of Annual Membership.

MAKING THINGS COVID-FRIENDLY

PURCHASE OPTIONS:

  • ONLINE ONLY! No in-person or phone sales. 
  • Simply click back to the this page on Friday, December 4th to purchase.
  • Staff will be available to answer questions but all sales must be processed online.
  • 1-DAY ONLY! This hasn’t changed. Sale prices are only available Friday, December 4 – no exceptions.

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

Annual memberships and youth add-on memberships only.

START DATES:

Membership start dates will occur after the current temporary re-closure has ended – or – by adding 1-year from the last day of your current, active membership.

COVID CLOSURES:

Annual members will not lose any membership days due to COVID closures.
Expiration dates will be automatically adjusted to reflect the number of days closed for community health reasons.

NEW! MEMBERSHIP FREEZE OPTION:

Outside of COVID closures, annual memberships purchased this year have the option to be put on hold for $10/month and can be reactivated when you’re ready to return to the gym.

MEMBERSHIP PERKS + REWARDS

3 LOCATIONS, ONE MEMBERSHIP!

Let’s be honest, there’s a lot to love about this new membership perk! Our members have access to MORE rope climbing, MORE bouldering, MORE instruction, and MORE fitness + training options than any other gym in our region.

Plus, each location now has the potential to improve + expand more than ever before.  We’re only getting started!

TRAINING + FITNESS!

All 3 locations offer fitness + training options with everything you need to get in a good workout and add that necessary edge to your health + wellness! Looking for climbing specific training? We have you covered with hang boards, campus boards and system walls.

YOGA + GROUP FITNESS!

Yoga and Pilates, Strength Training and Cardio go together like … tacos and Tuesdays, rubber and rock, tendons and MTape … Why? Because they help improve core strength, flexibility and injury prevention … just to name a few. Members from all locations are invited to join the group fitness offerings available in Bellevue + Tacoma!

COMMUNITY!

We’ve always seen our facilities as more than just plastic holds on vertical walls. We’re a community of climbers and friends; a place to come together in shared energy + excitement for adventure, a challenge or escape from the daily grind. It’s these connections that we miss the most and can’t wait to get back to.

MEMBER BENEFITS!

FREE! Intro to Climbing Courses
FREE! 1st Time Guest Passes (2/visit)
FREE! Guest Pass (1/month)
FREE! Age 3 and under Family Add-On
DISCOUNTS! Climbing gear, retail, instruction courses, etc.

… and MORE!

Phase 2 Re-Opening

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

Welcome to Phase 2, Tacoma!

After a few long months, we’ve made some big strides. Here’s an exciting list of all things Edgeworks can (and can’t) do in Phase 2: 

Masks are required + must be worn at all times by every person inside the gym. 

OPEN FOR CLIMBING!

We are open for small group climbing and training sessions by reservation only. For more information click here.

OPEN FOR RETAIL!

The outdoor crags are calling and it’s time to stock up on your outdoor climbing gear needs – shoes, ropes, belay devices, quickdraws, packs, helmets + more. We’ve got it all! 

CLIMBING SCHOOL + PRIVATE INSTRUCTION 

Ready to take your climbing to the next level? This is a great time to schedule a private Movement + Technique or Lead Climbing class. Need to brush up on your outdoor climbing skills? Our Rappelling and/or Anchor Clinics offer the perfect opportunity to do just that! 

Check out our Indoor Climbing School schedule or contact us to schedule the instruction that is right for you at a time that is convenient for you!

GROUP FITNESS

We’re excited to bring Group Fitness classes back to Edgeworks, beginning with Yoga and Edge Circuit 60. Check out our fitness schedule and reserve your spot in class. Space is limited and reservations are required.

PERSONAL GUIDING 

Let’s admit it, we’ve all been cooped up for too long. It’s time to get outside + accomplish something big! Whether you have a specific goal or trip in mind or you’re looking for ideas, we’ll work with you to plan a trip that meets your personal interests, style and need for adventure. 

Let us work with you to plan an adventure that meets your interests and needs! Click here for more information.

PERSONAL TRAINING

Our personal trainers are focused on your athletic development. When you train with us, you’ll improve your fitness, strength, and stamina and you’ll get the best, personalized training specific to your goals. 

Contact us to restart your training program or kick start something new!

PRIVATE YOGA + FITNESS

Whether you’re looking to improve flexibility, increase strength or reduce stress in your life, our private yoga + fitness options are the perfect next step. Each session can be entirely personalized to fit your specific needs. 

It’s easy to get started! Simply fill out our online interest form today and we’ll connect with you the instructor who’s right for you.

We’ll keep you updated!

Online Fitness Classes

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Streaming live and online!

We’re excited to announce an all new way for you to still get those much needed (and missed!) Edgeworks Fitness’ Program fixes – we are now offering LIVE, STREAMING yoga + fitness classes with all your favorite instructors!

Because social distancing doesn’t have to mean isolation! The Edgeworks Fitness team is still here for you – helping you stay connected and active.

YOGA CLASSES

Head on over to our new Edgeworks Fitness Facebook page to get direct access to all of our yoga classes taught by the instructors you know and love, offered LIVE and ONLINE.

Yoga classes are offered every weekday with no registration required*. Simply set up your mat, pull up the Facebook page and follow along!

Miss a class or want to take it again? No problem! All yoga classes will remain on our Edgeworks Fitness page, available for you to participate whenever is convenient for you.

*Note: Restorative Yoga, Saturdays at 11am with Mary will not be available through the Edgeworks Fitness page and instead requires advance registration to participate. See below for instructions.

FITNESS CLASSES

Edgeworks members can also participate in their favorite fitness classes!

Strength + Conditioning, Core 45, Circuit 60, and Durability for Climbers are now being offered LIVE and ONLINE through Google Meet! Unlike the classes offered on our Facebook page, Google Meet allows our fitness instructors to engage and interact, live with members – an important element when working on strength and conditioning exercises.

How to join a fitness class:
Head on over to the online schedule and register for class. Once your registration is complete, you will receive a link and easy to follow instructions to join the Google Meet session. It’s that easy!

Fitness class reservations are available to MEMBERS ONLY and will open 24 hours prior to the start of each class. If no times are available, then the reservation window has not yet opened. Please check back 8 hours prior to the start of the class, or refresh your browser.

Space is limited. Sign up online to reserve your spot!

Sustaining Member Climb Times

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

UPDATE: Friday, July 24, 2020 | In response to Governor Jay Inslee’s recent rollbacks involving gyms and fitness centers, we are temporarily suspending all reservations, effective July 30th. We are currently assessing how we will move forward and will have more information in the coming days. Stay tuned!


We are excited to begin welcoming sustaining members back to the gym! 

In accordance with the state’s Phase 2 guidelines for fitness facilities and indoor gyms we are continuing to slowly re-open the gym to members at very limited capacities.

In addition to opening retail, private instruction + personal guiding, we are now able to re-open our climbing + fitness areas to small groups of sustaining members – up to 5 per area and by reservation only.

Due to these limitations, we’re opening climb time reservations for SUSTAINING MEMBERS ONLY.

This includes those who did not freeze or terminate memberships during the closure and is one way we’re choosing to say THANK YOU, because our doors would not be open to today without them.

Monthly Autopay:
Members who did not freeze or terminate memberships during the closure.
Unfreezes will not be allowed at this time.

Annual Prepaid Members:
Members who did not freeze or request an expiration extension.
Annual prepaid members who choose to use the gym during this time will be considered “sustaining members” and will not receive extensions of their membership expiration dates.

Limited to one 2-HOUR time slot per day.

Monday – Friday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm*
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm*

Saturday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sunday:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Reservation instructions have been emailed to sustaining members. If you have not received information, please contact climb@edgeworksclimbing.com.

*weekday evenings (4pm – 9pm) are exclusive to sustaining members only; other time slots are open to ALL members.

Reservations are specific to 1 area only for the full 2-hour time slot but may be moved to other areas as space permits. Please ask at the Front Desk before moving to a new area.

1. East Bay: Lead + Top Rope | max 5 people
2. West Bay: Top Rope Climbing | max 5 people
3. West Bay: Bouldering | max 5 people
4. Weight + Cardio Areas | max 5 people
5. NEW! Kilter Board | max 2 people

Sustaining members only, please check your email for reservation information or contact us at climb@edgeworksclimbing.com.

As we slowly begin to re-open, there are a few important changes and details you’ll need to be aware of before you arrive.

NEW HEALTH + SAFETY INFO

All climbers must watch our re-opening video AND click here to read ALL of our new health + safety information BEFORE heading to the gym for your next climbing/fitness session.

RGPro CONNECT APP

Members are encouraged to download the RGPro Connect app to their phones. Set-up is easy and the app will allow you to view your reservations and make new ones.

PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME

Members who DO NOT arrive within the first 15 minutes of their reservation start time risk losing their reservation to other climbers waiting on stand-by.

We know not all of you will agree with our approach to re-opening; however, mitigating risk for our employees + members is our top priority. Therefore, we will require full compliance with our processes + rules.

Comments are welcome via our suggestion box or email us at: climb@edgeworksclimbing.com

Covid-19 Updates

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

OUR COMMUNITY RESPONSE

Friends, we hope you’re all doing well. After a long 3 months, we’ve made some big strides!

BUSINESS IN PHASE 2

As we have now entered Phase 2 of Washington’s Safe Start plan, we’re slowly beginning to reopen parts of Edgeworks in very limited ways including retail, guiding, private fitness, private instruction + limited climbing for members only.

Click here for more details!

CLIMBING IN PHASE 3

Ultimately though, we know that the biggest question still remains, “when will we fully re-open for climbing + fitness” ? All indoor fitness/gym facilities with greater than a 5:1 specialized instruction ratio must wait until Phase 3.

When will that be? The answer is highly dependent on our ability to maintain a reduced number of COVID cases in Pierce County. For us, this means that our reopening date is still unknown but we’re all feeling more optimistic . 

Please stay tuned for an official announcement of our Phase 3 reopening date + details.

EDGEWORKS COMMUNITY

We are immensely grateful for the outpouring of support we’ve received from you, the Edgeworks community! Your kind words and ongoing financial support have been crucial in helping us get through one of the toughest times we have ever gone through. We couldn’t do this without you. Thank you! #WeGotThisTacoma

OUR STAFF

Our staff have remained our #1 priority and we know they’ve also been a priority to our sustaining members.

Keeping employees paid, staying current on our rent and continuing to pay the bills has been possible, albeit difficult. The collective support of our community, cash reserves, federal PPP COVID funding, and now state/federal unemployment funding have all helped us get where we are today – preparing to rebuild and re-open stronger than before.

As of May 24, we transitioned to state and federal unemployment benefits for many of our staff – including 23 furloughs, 3 lay-offs and other reductions in pay. This decision was not easy or taken lightly. However, we know that our staff are in a better position today to benefit from government safety nets that were not as reliable or available 10-12 weeks ago. We’re grateful to have had the opportunity to help bridge that gap for our employees. 

YOUR MEMBERSHIPS

Until then, your membership dollars will continue to support payroll for our remaining staff and aid in our reopening as we work to prepare the gym with an all new set of community health guidelines. We continue to be extremely grateful to each and every one of the 880 members who have stuck with us throughout this time. Your support makes our reopening plan possible.

MEMBERSHIP RESOURCES

For more information about membership options, updates and free freezes, please head over to our new Member Resources page.

UPDATES + MESSAGES

June 17 | Phase 2 vs Phase 3 + Our Staff
May 11 | Still on Hold; Ready to Press Play
April 17 | Your Membership Dollars + Reopening Info
March 25 | Update For Our Members
March 16 | Gym Closure Update #2
March 13 | Temporarily Suspending Operations
March 9 | Community Health Information

STAY CONNECTED

If you’re not already following us on Facebook and Instagram, we invite you to join us there!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT + PATIENCE

Please take care of yourselves and your families, stay safe, be kind to one another + continue to follow the advice of the World Health Organization:

– Wash your hands frequently
– Maintain physical distancing
– Wear face coverings while in public or high-risk settings
– Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
– Practice respiratory hygiene
– If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early