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Phoenix Rock Gym

1353 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
480 921 8322
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Ranked #8 of 13 Activities in Tempe
Type: Sports Complexes
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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I came across a Groupon for this rock gym and was excited to try this place out. I went on a Thursday and expressed that my group of 4 are here on a Groupon. In my opinion, the staff did not seem to be exactly thrilled to hear this and told me they do not honor Groupons on Tuesdays and... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This a cool rock gym that has super-helpful staff to teach and guide you your first or second time through. There are many walls but most are beyond beginner level. The only draw back I have is there is no A/C, so in monsoon season this place can be hot and sweaty. Pre-teens and teens are the perfect age for... More

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Tombstone, Arizona, United States
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38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This gym is really cool and filled with potential. The ropes were really sticky and needing upgrading when we went. This place was absolutely packed with people and no AC in AZ is ROUGH! So many cool walls and routes to choose from. It would be better with less staff interaction. It can be frustrating where safety is a main... More

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Chandler, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been going here on and off for 10+ years. It's like a second home. Summers are brutal, though. A/C would be a really nice addition.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We had been talking about getting out to the rock gym for a while and then decided to give it a try. I was excited when walking in and seeing all the different walls I could venture upon and everyone was so welcoming and willing to help the minute I had any question. I am so excited to return to... More

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Tucson, Arizona
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

First time there, found on Groupon but even without groupon a great value. Friendly Staff that are always available and a good time was had by all.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We ventured here because of a deal we found on groupon. It had been years since we rock climbed, so I'd consider us newbies. The staff was funny and friendly- as were other "regular" climbers. The gym felt small to the eye but had a ton of walls and routes to do. After watching a safety video, an instructor gave... More

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The great thing about this place is that they rent all the gear you need and they give you an orientation if it is your first time. Everyone there is so nice and compared to other rock climbing gyms in Phoenix, this one has great prices! There are many different difficulties for people who or beginning or advanced. If you're... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

The gym itself is a nice climbing space and decently priced, however all of this is cancelled out due to the incredibly rude staff members. Particularly the young blonde woman who seems to go out of her way to talk down to the customers. On the other hand, there are some equally cheap and large rock gyms in the area... More

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Los Angeles, California
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165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

If you are brand new to rock climbing, the people working here will walk you through every step in simple terms. Once you get the hang of it, which actually doesn't take very long, they will still stay on standby to make sure you don't forget anything and stay safe. I took three young children; and of course, they picked... More

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