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Rock Climbing Brings Fun and Fitness to PE Program by Matt Barrows

Rock climbing has been a phenomenal addition for our kids at Clardy Elementary. We raised money for a rock climbing wall in 2014-2015 to reward our students for achieving 100 percent APR (Annual Performance Reports) from the state of Missouri. The rock wall has provided our students with experiences they’ve never had before.

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Everlast Climbing Brings Climbing to a Younger Generation

Everlast Climbing has introduced its Beginner WeeKidz® Climbing Wall, a new climbing innovation specifically designed to introduce children ages 3-5 to the world of traverse climbing. The Beginner WeeKidz Climbing Wall features grab-bar style hand holds and ledge-style foot holds to provide an easier route for young children to begin climbing.

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Thinking Outside the Box…Climbing is a Team Building Success! by Andy Olson

The Stillwater Area Public Schools Girls Track and Field Team took full advantage of their Junior High climbing walls for the start of the girls’ track season. During an overnight team building experience, the climbing gym was a highlight of the event, challenging students to work cooperatively to complete physical and mental problems.

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Two Climbing Walls are Better than One

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) Boasts Two Traverse Walls In 2013, the CFDRC expanded its curriculum with new gross motor opportunities for their preschool-age students. The center added two traverse climbing walls, made possible through the generous support from the ECSU Foundation, and installed by Eastern’s maintenance personnel.

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Everlast Climbing Celebrates Its 25 Year Anniversary

Everlast Climbing, a Playcore Company, is celebrating 25 years in business this year. After getting its start in Chicago as a climbing hand hold manufacturer, founder Tim Sudeith began working with schools to create low-risk climbing walls (Traverse Walls®) that are typically 8-10 feet tall for use in Physical Education classes.

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EVERLAST CLIMBING HEADS TO THE “WILD WEST”

Everlast Climbing is participating in The Wyoming Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (WAHPERD) Convention which is being held November 4-6 in Rock Springs, Wyoming at Pilot Butte, Sage & Stagecoach Elementary Schools. The theme this year is “Steamboat Nation Unites” since the convention brings together educators from all parts of the state.

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