Work starts on Island Rock Gym

Construction has started on the Island Rock Gym in the Coppertop Loop business park.

“We have received all of our permits and are moving full speed ahead,” said owner Jason Lawson.

Lawson noted the required demolition has been completed and climbing wall fabrication is scheduled to start in about a week.

The new gym is being built inside the building formerly used by Gravitec Systems, Inc. The gym will take up 5,817 square feet of space.

Lawson said the business will soon start selling Founders’ Membership Packages, and the business has already started its  outreach efforts to local schools, church groups and others that may be interested in using the facility.

Enrollment for fall kids’ classes is also expected to start soon.


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