The Orion

New terrain park in Chico

Work+is+still+being+done+to+open+the+terrain+park.+Photo+credit%3A+Cameron+O%27Brien
Work is still being done to open the terrain park. Photo credit: Cameron O'Brien

Work is still being done to open the terrain park. Photo credit: Cameron O'Brien

Work is still being done to open the terrain park. Photo credit: Cameron O'Brien

Cameron O'Brien

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






A new Terrain Park will open in Chico next year.

Located on Third Street the opening is scheduled for Jan.1, 2018. The Terrain Park will offer activities and amenities for those who wish to join. From custom designed walls for bouldering to slack-lining, as well as parkour and a full fitness section.

Local residents and CSU Long Beach alumni, Mitch Robinson Paul Hendricks are the founders of the park.

The Terrain Park aims to supplement the amenities already provided at the WREC, as well as facilitating a sense of community between its patrons.

The owners plan to use this space to show off local businesses and artists, with frequently planned exhibitions and performances, showing off Chico’s local culture.

New terrain park

The terrain park will open soon. Photo credit: Cameron O'Brien

In additions to the athletic programs the gym offers, there will also be an extensive lounge area, equipped with wi-fi and study areas.

Hendricks said, “We’re really looking to foster the local climbing community and give them a place to not only practice their skills, but relax and be social.”

Cameron O’brien can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • New terrain park in Chico

    Breaking News

    Firefighters push Camp Fire from Chico city limits

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Breaking News

    Photos: Camp Fire devastates Paradise, forces evacuations

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Breaking News

    Camp Fire burns toward Chico

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Campus

    Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Campus

    University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Campus

    Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed”

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Campus

    Agriculture brought to the city

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Campus

    California Measures Voters Guide: Learn about the 11 propositions on this year’s ballot

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Community

    California Senate candidate does some last minute campaigning

  • New terrain park in Chico

    Campus

    Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
New terrain park in Chico