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Friday, 17 July 2020 18:47

Benefits of Climbing for Children

Climbing is great for kids. Here is why.

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There’s a joke among parents that today’s kids are born with a smartphone. And as much as we don’t like it, it is true to many. Still, children are children and no matter how far digitalization goes, they need to play more time in the real world than sit in front of a screen.

According to research by the World Health Organization, to stay healthy and fit children need to exercise at least twice a day for not less than 30 minutes. Something more, the benefits of balanced physical activity positively affect all aspects of a child's physical, psychological, personal, and social development. And just like all of these are interrelated, there aren’t many sports that can develop all of them at once. But rock climbing can.

Physical benefits of climbing

Rock climbing challenges and strengthens every part of the body. When climbing, kids have to breathe deeply and this oxidizes the blood flow. Stretching hands upwards to grab a climbing hold increases cardiac output and blood pressure, while using your legs to step on a hold can strengthen the leg muscles.

Other physical benefits include:

  • Strengthens musculoskeletal tissue and make bones, muscles and joints stronger;
  • Provides cardiovascular exercise for the heart and the lungs;
  • Improves balance, coordination, and flexibility that can reduce falls and potential injuries;
  • Helps maintain a healthy weight, thereby producing more energy and fewer health risks.

Psychological benefits of climbing

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Children’s cognitive development goes hand in hand with their motor skills so it’s safe to say that exercise is an essential element of brain development. Some of rock climbing psychological benefits are:

  • Improved learning and memory;
  • Improved focus and attention;
  • Better problem-solving skills;
  • Lower risk of anxiety and depression.

Rock climbing social development benefits

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In addition to regular exercise, children also need opportunities to build self-confidence, which is necessary for self-expression and positive social interaction. Rock climbing does not only build muscles, but also helps children develop the social skills necessary for a balanced, happy life.

To name a few of those skills:

  • Setting and achieving goals;
  • Overcoming fears;
  • Trust and team building;
  • Building confidence and leadership skills.

Although modern technology has improved our lives in many ways, it has also drastically reduced physical activity. Parents are facing unprecedented challenges to help their children overcome tech addiction and ensure they get enough fresh air and exercise.

For 22 years now Walltopia has been committed to design and produce climbing walls for training and recreation, that invite children to play (and climb) in a safe and fun environment.

We’d love to tell you more about kids climbing and why we believe in its bright future. Give us a sign of your interest at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 10:47

Introducing the new Fit-In Fun Walls

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Introducing the new Fit-in Fun Walls

No matter what type of sport or entertainment facility you operate, be it a climbing gym, Family Entertainment Center, mall, etc. the way to grow your profit is to keep visitors coming back again and again. Ensuring the repeatability of visits is the key to a sustainable business plan. But we live in times when every business is trying to provide experiences, instead of just products, and you compete with so many players on the market. So how do you stand out from the rest and have a fresh proposition to keep your customers returning often?

Simply put, by offering more diversified activities.

With that in mind, we developed Fun Walls – kids' climbing walls that merge sport and fun to create varied, exciting and memorable experiences. What they offer is more than just entertainment, as their interactive games and challenges improve kids’ social, cognitive and physical skills.

However, adding new attractions or replacing old ones can be complicated. And the investment is not the issue – it quickly pays off. What’s difficult is finding enough space to fit something new and exciting, and using it optimally to gain more profits.

This is what inspired us to create the Fit-in Fun Walls series. With the width of only 1.2 m (versus 1.5 m for the regular Fun Walls), the models' small footprint allows you to fit more of them in limited space and have a bigger capacity.

 

Fit-In Fun Walls models

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Bubbles

Cactus

Crazy Climb

Equalizer

Jaws

Kite Sky

Snake

Stars

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Bubbles is a perfect match for young kids and beginners. Just like air bubbles flow up in the ocean, climbers quickly reach the top of this Fun Wall with a fulfilling sense of accomplishment.

Cactus takes climbers on a desert adventure and challenges them to a competition – who will conquer the highest flower blossom?

As the name suggests, Crazy Climb is a bigger challenge for climbers. The handle-like holds are easy to grab, but their positions get people to stretch and leap for a jump, which boosts their adrenaline.

Climbing the Equalizer surely is a party – it’s designed for simple, easy to remember movements, which automatically pump up climbers to race their way to the top.

Jaws introduces climbers to the thrill of the savanna. They have to get to the top by trusting the jaws of their favorite animals, luckily, without the fear of getting bitten.

The beauty of Kite sky brings back memories of peaceful summer days. But climbing it is more of a challenge – jumping from cloud to cloud to get to the top gets the climbers’ blood pumping.

The Snake is a sneaky one – it has smaller holds, but they are placed in a manner that allows climbers to move up swiftly, just like a reptile.

Stars is one of the most exciting walls. Climbers can try to follow the constellations or make up their own path, just like a mighty space traveler would.

Want to learn more about Fit-In Fun Walls?

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