Tour de V2: 30 problems, 30 minutes

Tour de V2: 30 problems, 30 minutes Sign up for Henderson Sign up for SLO     FREE FOR ANYONE THAT SIGNS UP! Our route setters are taking you on a tour of V2 (or thereabout). Who will do them all the fastest? There will be: Prizes for climbing ability, gender selection, and fun prizes […]

Mother’s Day – Free for Moms and their family!

Trigger Warning: acknowledgement of difficulties getting pregnant and miscarriage, post partum depression, other motherhood issues We here at the Pad get it – and honestly, we used to not. We were young twenty somethings that NEVER wanted to cater to families because we were CORE rock climbers who were pure about our passion and experience. […]

Customer Service Coordinator

Customer Service Coordinator Looking to make a difference in people’s lives through awesome customer service? You will serve as an ambassador to the community, both visitors and members. We believe that our business has the ability to change lives for the better and we are looking for someone who is able to engage people in […]

Camp Counselor

CAMP COUNSELOR Do you love working with others to create memories that last a lifetime and develop the confidence to try new things? How about kids? Could you play endlessly with them? If so, we want to hear from you! We’re a rock climbing gym looking for counselors for our summer programs, but what we […]

Member Maker Mondays

Member Maker Mondays, MMM: First Monday of Every month: 5pm-9pm – free for everyone! (Climbing requires membership or a day pass) Hi Paddies, COO Jessie in Henderson here: Like many people during the shut down, I started to become obsessed with online shopping. “Add to cart” was my favorite button. I began to feel guilty […]

The Pad Climbing: we’re clarifying names

4/6 – San Luis Obispo, CA While we started out as SLO-Op Climbing, a slightly disingenuous name (we were never a co-op but we were a nonprofit), the Horowitzes chose The Pad Climbing when they added a second location in Santa Maria, allowing it to broaden the reach of the previously local-specific name. When the […]

Rate raise announcement for Origin

Origin Price Raises starting Jan 1 The AV team took over Origin last November and we hope those of you who stayed with us during the transition saw a lot of positive changes. We worked with existing staff to realign goals, spruce the place up, and bring you lots of new amenities that encouraged you […]

24/7 Access – why it’s something we prioritize

Back when we were the country’s first nonprofit bouldering gym, it was an easy call to make. We started out in a little storage unit and it was janky matresses on the floor and old clocks on the wall – nothing to steal, no reason not to trust. The storage unit had 24/7 access, and […]

#PadFam Joins the #StopHateForProfit movement

Ascent Ventures, The Pad Climbing, and The Pad Origin will be joining the Stop Hate For Profit campaign starting on July 1. This campaign is supported by the ADL, NAACP, and others. We pledge to not only stop all ad spends on Facebook and Instagram: we are also going to be going silent on these […]

Origin going 24/7 on 6/28!

One of the bonuses of being part of the PadFam is that we work hard to make climbing as accessible as possible. You’ve seen the free shoes, you’ve seen us implement our volunteer program, and now it’s time for . . . ACCESS WHENEVER YOU WANT TO GO! The staff at Origin has been working […]