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The River Rock offers world class indoor rock climbing in a friendly, safe, and fun environment in Roanoke, VA.
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Location & hours of operation

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Hours of Operation:

Mon – Fri 10am-10pm
Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday 10am-8pm

Click here for directions
to our location

New to The River Rock?
Be sure to read our
Rules and Regulations.

What’s Happening at The River Rock

Apr
20
Sun
Belay Class
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

In the Basic Belay Course you will work with our instructor and learn the technique of belaying. After taking the class and before your first time climbing, you will be required to take a belay test showing the staff that you have retained all the information and skills necessary. Taking this class and successfully passing the belay test will certify you to belay climbers in the gym.

This course takes approximately an hour and a half. Rental harness and shoes are provided in course fee if needed.

Course Prerequisite: participants must be at least 13 years old

Course topics:
• Knot craft and harness tie-in
• BUS Belay method
• Rope management
• Use of a Petzl ATC and Grigri
• Climber/Belayer communication
• Arresting a fall
• Lowering a climber
• Basic climbing technique
• Climbing rating system

Pricing:
$20 Adult
$18 Student, Active Military, Public Safety, K-12 Educator
$15 Youth (13-17)
FREE Members of RR Gym

Scheduling:
Available sessions
Tuesday/Thursday 7pm
Saturday/Sunday 4pm
Call the gym to sign-up (540) 685-2360. Class size limited, so first come first served.

Bouldering Clinic
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We recommend this clinic for everyone. We cover proper topping out technique, the importance of active spotting, how to fall on our Futurist bouldering floor, and River Rock policies.

This class is required if you are under the age of 13 in order to top-out in the bouldering section. A parent or legal guardian must attend with you. Once you satisfactorily pass the clinic you are permitted to top-out.

This clinic takes approximately 30 minutes.

Course topics:
• How to fall
• Proper top-out techniques
• Downclimbing
• Active spotting
• Review of River Rock bouldering policies

Pricing:
FREE for everyone!

Scheduling:
Available sessions
Every day of the week at 6pm
(takes approximately 30 minutes)

Apr
21
Mon
Yoga
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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All level yoga class.

Free for gym members
$12 non-member/guest rate

Ashtanga Yoga with Arien Reed
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This is an independent Ashtanga yoga class instructed by Arien Reed. Everyone is welcome. However, payment for the class is made directly to Arien Reed and not the River Rock. River Rock members will receive a discount for the class, but it is not free as part of gym membership.

Drop-in rate $12.00
River Rock Member $10.00

Contact Arien Reed for more information:
anahatahealer@gmail.com
(540) 529-9374

Apr
22
Tue
Youth Climbing Club
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The River Rock Youth Climbing Club will be meeting every Tuesday 5:30 to 7:00pm and Saturday 10:00 – 11:30am. For youth 8-15 years old.
$75 for members and $120 for non-members per month. Registration includes unlimited rental gear (and unlimited gym access for non-members) and 12 hours of instruction a month.

The Club is geared to develop skills, practice with our trained staff, and prepare for regional USA Climbing competitions.

Spaces are still available – call the gym today to sign up or for more details.

Bouldering Clinic
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We recommend this clinic for everyone. We cover proper topping out technique, the importance of active spotting, how to fall on our Futurist bouldering floor, and River Rock policies.

This class is required if you are under the age of 13 in order to top-out in the bouldering section. A parent or legal guardian must attend with you. Once you satisfactorily pass the clinic you are permitted to top-out.

This clinic takes approximately 30 minutes.

Course topics:
• How to fall
• Proper top-out techniques
• Downclimbing
• Active spotting
• Review of River Rock bouldering policies

Pricing:
FREE for everyone!

Scheduling:
Available sessions
Every day of the week at 6pm
(takes approximately 30 minutes)

Yoga/Pilates Fusion – CANCELLED – resumes 5/29
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Brooke will be out of town 5/22 and the class will resume normal schedule 5/29. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Our Yoga/Pilates FUSION class takes the best of yoga and the best of Pilates and integrates them into one balanced system of exercise. Incorporating a refined awareness of breath it creates functional strength for the body and core. Creative, yet grounded in tradition, it represents an evolution in self-practice for anyone looking to recover from injury, correct imbalances in muscular develpmment, gain new skills, and train for improved performance.

Every Tuesday – 6:00 to 7:00pm
Free to River Rock members
$8 Drop-in rate for guests or non-members

Belay Class
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

In the Basic Belay Course you will work with our instructor and learn the technique of belaying. After taking the class and before your first time climbing, you will be required to take a belay test showing the staff that you have retained all the information and skills necessary. Taking this class and successfully passing the belay test will certify you to belay climbers in the gym.

This course takes approximately an hour and a half. Rental harness and shoes are provided in course fee if needed.

Course Prerequisite: participants must be at least 13 years old

Course topics:
• Knot craft and harness tie-in
• BUS Belay method
• Rope management
• Use of a Petzl ATC and Grigri
• Climber/Belayer communication
• Arresting a fall
• Lowering a climber
• Basic climbing technique
• Climbing rating system

Pricing:
$20 Adult
$18 Student, Active Military, Public Safety, K-12 Educator
$15 Youth (13-17)
FREE Members of RR Gym

Scheduling:
Available sessions
Tuesday/Thursday 7pm
Saturday/Sunday 4pm
Call the gym to sign-up (540) 685-2360. Class size limited, so first come first served.

Apr
23
Wed
Power Flow Yoga w/Arien Reed
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Power Flow
In this athletic, upbeat, Vinyasa style class, enjoy a variety of postures flowing to a fun and eclectic blend of music. Focus will be on standing postures to build a strong foundation, balance postures to bring more balance into our lives, and core strengthening to help cultivate our inner power.

This is an independent yoga class instructed by Arien Reed. Everyone is welcome. However, payment for the class is made directly to Arien Reed and not the River Rock. River Rock members will receive a discount for the class, but it is not free as part of gym membership.

Drop-in rate $12.00
River Rock Member $10.00

Contact Arien Reed for more information:
anahatahealer@gmail.com
(540) 529-9374

Yoga
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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All level yoga class.

Free for gym members
$12 non-member/guest rate


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see the full calendar.