There are workouts, and then there are WORKOUTS. A visit to Vertical Ventures indoor climbing gyms in North Tampa or St. Pete will prove that you can have both. Vertical Ventures, established as Florida's first indoor climbing gym over a decade ago, knows their stuff. 

Vertical Ventures (North Tampa) offers over 6,000 feet of indoor climbing space, and the St. Pete location has a whopping 20,000; so there's no way you're walking away unsatisfied with your route options. Worried about your experience? Truth is, experience level isn't as critical as getting out there and doing your best!

What is Vertical Ventures all about?

Vertical Ventures is the best way to experience indoor rock climbing in Tampa and St. Petersburg. Enthusiasts from a wide range of fitness and experience levels participate, making it an ideal group activity.  Plus, it's a low-impact sport, so it's perfect for all ages. And, along with climbing, the gym offers a range of yoga and fitness classes, so there truly is something for everyone.

At Vertical Ventures, regular customers are more than just visitors to Florida's first indoor climbing gym - they are also a family. Enjoy classes, special social events, and a friendly atmosphere while visiting this fulfilling indoor climbing gym. 

Why should I give it a try?

For one, it's incredibly affordable to try indoor rock climbing at Vertical Ventures. An introductory class is only $25 - a bargain! Vertical Ventures also offers day passes and "Quick Climb" options with excellent rates for climbers who just want to stretch their limbs occasionally. 

Another great reason to give it a go: Indoor rock climbing is challenging in a fun way. It allows you to be engaged in a fitness activity and enjoy yourself at the same time. You can bring friends or family along, or you can go solo and because it's indoors, you can exercise year-round. 

Here's a better question - with all of these great reasons to go to Vertical Ventures, why not give indoor rock climbing in Tampa or St. Petersburg a try?!

When can I get started?

During your first visit to Vertical Ventures, you will learn the basics of rock climbing. You'll take part in a tutorial referencing how to use the equipment, and you will learn the different types of climbing. Top rope, auto belay, bouldering, and lead climbing are all skills you can master at Vertical Ventures. Note: Certain types of climbing can only be practiced by those 13 and older.

First things first: Fill out a waiver before your first class at Vertical Ventures. When you arrive, waiver in hand, you'll be all set to start climbing!

Visit either Vertical Ventures climbing gym to learn more! (Cover photo courtesy of Vertical Ventures St. Pete Facebook Page)SaveSaveSaveSave