Opening 2021

Planet Granite Lincoln Park will boast 41,000 square feet of roped climbing and bouldering terrain, and is expected to open in 2021.



About the facility and offerings:

  • 41,000 square feet of climbing, yoga and fitness
  • Expansive lead & top rope terrain (55-foot walls!)
  • Hydraulic campus boards, system boards and additional training essentials
  • Strength and cardio fitness area
  • Group fitness classes
  • Yoga studio and classes
  • Fully stocked gear shop
  • Family-friendly classes
  • Introductory climbing classes
  • Advanced climbing classes

A word from El Cap CEO, Robert Cohen:
“We think that people in Chicago, who love adventure and fitness, want a place where they can come together and share their passion for climbing,” said Robert Cohen, CEO at El Cap. “We are delighted to have a chance to open two facilities in Chicago and become a part of these iconic and vibrant neighborhoods.”

About the location:

The Lincoln Park location, located at 1450 N. Dayton Street, Chicago, IL 60642, is nearby to the bustling neighborhoods of River North, Gold Coast, Old Town, Wicker Park and Bucktown, with access to the red line only two blocks away. This new facility will feature 55-foot climbing walls and several balconies overlooking the action. “Lincoln Park is a destination retail area with Apple, REI, Patagonia, Whole Foods and numerous other retailers all within a few blocks. We’re thrilled to have Planet Granite become a part of the already-thriving area,” said Jeff Berta, Senior Director of Real Estate with Structured Development.


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