Rock Gym Fitness Center to Open in Troy This Summer


Rock Gym Fitness Center to Open in Troy This Summer


A fitness center with a rock climbing gym will break ground this summer in Troy.

Regional development company First Columbia has announced plans to construct a nearly 20,000-square-foot indoor rock climbing, fitness and yoga facility at 545 River St. in Troy’s North Central neighborhood and will be will be operated by Central Rock Gym (CRG).

“Central Rock Gym is one of the keystone properties in our strategy to connect North Central Troy with the downtown neighborhoods in an impactful way,” said First Columbia Project Manager Nathaniel Bette. “In addition to the health and fitness space for CRG, we are also developing two multifamily projects and an affordable grocery store on this block. Together, these developments will add wellness, housing and food to Phase III of our Troy Waterfront Master Plan.”

Central Rock Gym – Troy will feature high-bay indoor rock climbing on 45-foot high walls as well as bouldering space, along with cardio machines, a weight room and a yoga studio. The fast-growing sport of rock climbing is now an Olympic event, and this new facility is being designed to host competitions.

The terrain will feature 250 linear feet of bouldering and 45-foot-tall rope walls that vary from steep overhangs to delicate slab climbs. There will be climbing-specific training stations with hang boards, campus boards and several other complimentary cross training exercise stations.

CRG will be offering pre-sale of membership soon at a discounted rate of $79/month for one year. The membership rate will be $89/month after opening. More information on the Troy location on their website.

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