Expansion Project

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Expansion Project: Taller | Larger | Newer

By now you’ve likely heard the news that Edgeworks is EXPANDING! Construction is currently underway next door, in the corner suite of the building, making room for a fresh, new and updated facility that will allow us to better serve the growing needs of the Edgeworks community.

Stay tuned here and on our social media accounts for updates about the details, construction progress, and the all new climbing wall opening in Summer 2018!

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION: May 2018

PHASE 3: NEW CLIMBING WALL! The team of Entre-Prise wall builders arrive this month and construction of the new climbing wall will begin May 14th!

PHASE 4: SUITE 200 RENOVATIONS: This month work will also begin on the final phase of the project; including busting through the CORNER STEM WALL, removing the CAMPUS BOARD and some blue FLOORING while also starting the bathroom renovations, new cardio/weight room, retail area, upstairs lounge and fitness studio. All of which will have a temporary impact on our day-to-day operations and customer experiences.

CLICK HERE for a break down of IMPORTANT DATES & DETAILS happening in MAY 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: Despite the interruptions, we will remain OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the timeline for construction?
Phase 1: Project Planning
– 12 months (complete)
Expand into suite 100. Add nearly 7,000 sq ft of climbing surface (to our existing 10,000 sq ft). Climbing wall designed & constructed by Entre-Prise Climbing Walls. Raise the roof to 45 ft. Update existing spaces to better serve the Edgeworks community. 1 dream. 2 architects. 5 engineers. 8 different design/construction firms.

Phase 2: Raise the Roof – 2-3 months (complete)
The most complicated phase of the project. A 45ft building will be constructed inside of the existing building to house a taller climbing wall. Not only will this support the new roof, but also the existing building and new wall. 45 ft roof will offer the potential to set 50-60 ft long lines!

Phase 3: New Climbing Wall – 2-3 months (in progress)
33 additional lines of roped climbing. Lead prow. Off-width flake. 2 cracks. Auto belay training wall. Multi-pitch instructional ledges. Existing climbing walls will remain intact with a pass-through to the new climbing area created in the corner, near anchors 5-7. New opportunities to expand bouldering to the existing lead cave with exciting features not currently available on the boulder wall.

Phase 4: Suite 200 Renovations – 6 months (projected to begin July 2018)
NEW main entrance through suite 100. NEW improved front desk. NEW larger retail space. Expanded and updated locker rooms. 5x more space for cardio/weight equipment and strength classes! NEW upstairs yoga studio. NEW upstairs party/instruction room. Extended upstairs viewing area and community space. NEW instruction wall, offices and stairs.

What are the details and features of the new climbing wall; will it be taller?
– Designed and constructed by Entre-Prise Climbing Walls.
– Adding nearly 7,000 sq ft of climbing surface (in addition to our existing 10,000).
– Raising the roof to 45 ft!
– Features include: 33 additional climbing lines, top rope, lead prow, off-width flake, 2 cracks, auto belay training wall, and multi-pitch instructional ledges.

What will happen to the existing walls?
Our current walls will remain intact with a pass-through to the new climbing area created near the Stem Wall (anchors 5-7).

Are you adding more bouldering?
Building the new lead prow will open up opportunities to use the existing lead cave to create stellar boulder problems with exciting features not currently available on our boulder wall. So while the new expansion won’t include a bouldering wall, we will be able to add quite a bit more bouldering.

Will you continue to offer fitness classes during construction?
Yes! We’ve worked with Westmark Construction to secure use of their “employee entrance”/ping pong room next door and plan to set it up as the designated Edgeworks Fitness Annex as needed during construction. We will also have cardio equipment available throughout construction.

Will you need to adjust business hours or close during construction?
It is our goal to maintain normal operating hours as much as possible during all phases of construction. If for any reason we need to open late on certain days we will do our best to provide advanced notification to all members. Follow us on Facebook to receive updates throughout the project.

Will membership prices increase?
Most likely, but not due to expansion. Our membership rates are evaluated and adjusted every Fall based on operating costs and value. Small yearly increases are predictable for our customers and allow us to better serve members and invest back into our facility, programs and employees.

Thank you for your excitement and support! We’re stoked to be sharing this with all of you.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to leave them in the comments below, on our Facebook page, or in the comment box located near the front desk. We’ll continue to add to this feed as more questions and details emerge.

 

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