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Movement Announces November 6 Opening of Lincoln Park, Their Second Metro-Chicago Climbing Gym

Movement, part of the nation’s largest community of indoor climbing gyms, today announced the opening of its latest facility, Movement Lincoln Park in Chicago on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 10 am. The brand-new build, Movement’s second this year in Chicago, offers indoor climbing, a gear shop, studio-quality yoga and fitness classes, and an entire floor of cardio and weight equipment that accommodates everything from a warmup jog to a full Olympic lifting routine.

For those who are looking to start climbing and those looking to polish their skills, Movement Lincoln Park will offer a complete roster of introductory and advanced climbing classes led by a knowledgeable and passionate coaching staff. Rounding out the experience, there is also a gear store complete with climbing equipment and expert advice. To support a thriving community, the gym will also offer several lounge areas where members can socialize, share their stories, and organize their next adventures.

November events include:

  • November 5 – Member Sneak Peek and Climb (memberships can be purchased on-site)
  • November 6 & 7 – Free access, rentals, beginner classes
  • November 14 – Free access and rentals for anyone who brings non-perishable food items for Lakeview Pantry
  • November 21 – Grand Opening Party with pro climbers Alex Puccio & Robin O’Leary

“The team here at Movement Lincoln Park can’t wait to meet members of the Chicago community, share our love of yoga and fitness, and help them get started on their climbing journey,” said Jen Torrent, District Director at Movement. “With two Movement gyms now open in the city, Chicagoans are never far from their next climbing adventure.”

All members and guests will enjoy a diversity of climbs created by a team of routesetters from a variety of gyms across the country – ensuring there is always a fun challenge in store for everyone, no matter what the experience level.

To learn more about the gym and sign up for pre-opening membership deals visit:

https://el-cap.com/movement-Lincoln-Park/ or follow @movementgymschicago

Movement Lincoln Park is located at 1460 N Dayton St. in the Lincoln Park section of Chicago with an attached small private parking garage and nonpermitted street parking. It is conveniently located only two blocks from the Red Line. The new facility was developed by Chicago-based real estate company Structured Development.   

“We’re proud to welcome Movement Lincoln Park as our first commercial tenant at The Shops at Big Deahl, adding to the array of active retail and recreational options in the Halsted Triangle,” said Mike Drew, co-founding principal of Structured, which has developed more than 1 million square feet in the immediate area including the adjacent NEWCITY development. “The increasingly diverse mix of uses in this corner of Lincoln Park has established it as a destination for those in search of an active urban lifestyle. They also align with the city’s vision of activating the North Branch of the Chicago River through projects like the Wild Mile, which is located immediately west of the Big Deahl site. Such recreational offerings add to the desirability of the neighborhood and its future as a 24-hour community of work, live, and play.”

About El Cap – Movement

Movement is part of the El Cap Family, the largest nationwide community of indoor climbing gyms. Every Movement, Earth Treks, and Planet Granite facility is committed to growing the climbing community through a shared vision to empower personal transformation and inspire social and environmental impact.

Movement gyms feature bouldering, top-roping, and lead climbing, as well as amenities like yoga studios, functional fitness, cardio zones, and climbing gear shops. Each facility caters to participants of all abilities – from competitive athletes to weekend adventurers and families. Learn more at El-Cap.com.

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