Premier Indoor Rock Climbing Gym Coming Soon to Long Island

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The Gravity Vault, Indoor Rock Climbing Gym is opening a new location in Melville, N.Y.


The Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms are set to open their newest location this November in Melville, New York. This will be the fifth location opening for The Gravity Vault which has three locations in New Jersey along with a location in Poughkeepsie, New York. The Grand Opening date for the Melville location will be announced soon.

The Gravity Vault provides a fun, welcoming environment where beginners and experienced climbers alike can learn, train and enjoy climbing together. The facilities cater to every age and all experience levels. With wall features including: Arêtes, Arches, Key Holes, Chimneys, Cracks, Overhangs, and more. The Melville facility will include:

  • 25,000+ Square Feet of Climbing
  • 40+ Foot Climbing Walls
  • 100+ Top Rope Stations
  • Extensive Bouldering & Dynamic Lead Climbing
  • Cardiovascular & Strength Training Areas
  • Climber’s Pro Shop

“We could not be more excited to open our newest and largest facility to date in Melville, NY! We look forward to introducing everyone on Long Island to the sport we love while also serving as a state of the art training facility for those who have already fallen in love with the sport!” said Owner Lucas Kovalcik.

The Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Gyms have been serving the local community since 2005. Founded by Lucas Kovalcik and Tim Walsh, they built the first location in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and grew the programming options to include memberships, private climbing sessions, birthday parties, camps, competitive climbing teams, belay classes and more. In 2013 The Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Gyms took the next step

towards bringing rock climbing to local communities everywhere through franchising, opening its first franchisee owned and operated facility in Middletown, New Jersey. Continuing their efforts to bring the sport of rock climbing to local communities everywhere, The Gravity Vault is working to open facilities in states spanning the east coast.

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