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New Kuala Lumpur facility aims to be an adventure and social hub
The new Beast Park activity centre in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur is aiming to not only offer climbing and adventure sports facilities but to also become a social and community space.
Located in a 2,000 metre², 15 metre-high warehouse-type space in the Bukit Bintang shopping and entertainment area of Kuala Lumpur, the facility has over 950 metre² of its walls are fitted with climbing holds as well as offering a four metre-high bouldering wall, while its walls for top rope climbing reach 10 metres and lead climbing attain 15 metres.
Designed as a place that is physical, social, fun and brings together a community of all ages, Beast Park also includes an obstacle course with nine obstacles including rope swings, spin cycle, warped walls, a Bosu ground, jump tubes and bars.
As well as offering a fun accompaniment to the centre's climbing walls, the course can be used as a training facility and has equipment for timing users.
For children, there is a playground that includes nets, bouldering walls guided by LED lights and a junior obstacle course.
In addition to the various activity offers, there is a café and there are spaces for guests to gather and socialise.
The large building makes ample use of natural light and also allows space for a hanging light installation designed by Jun Ong.
Thibault Paquin, Chief Executive of destination consultancy Celebrating Life who partnered on the project, explained "Beast Park is designed as a place that is physical, social, fun and brings together a community of all ages through a seamless guest experience incorporating social activities, cool vibes, quality food and drinks and a focus on repeat visitation."
The project was started in February 2019 and was completed before Christmas.
Beast Park was created by Stretchmarks Asia represents a collective of highly respected and experienced professional sports persons and sports equipment manufacturers.
Images of Beast Park, courtesy of Stretchmarks Asia.
7th January 2020 - World’s tallest indoor climbing wall opens in Abu Dhabi
16th November 2019 - Legoland Malaysia goes cashless
10th November 2019 - Malaysian Theme Park to be powered by renewable energy
24th October 2019 - Clip ‘n Climb launches whitepaper on the future of ‘sportainment’
20th September 2019 - Client Injury sees Bounce commit to removing climbing feature at Oman facility
15th September 2019 - Jetts Fitness opens 11th club in Bangkok
6th September 2019 - IRONMAN to stage new Multisport Festival in Malaysia
24th August 2019 - Global Climbing Day to be celebrated in climbing gyms across New Zealand
15th August 2019 - Indoor climbing supplier marks 10 years of operations
17th December 2018 - SkyWalk tourist attraction opens in Bangkok
4th August 2016 - New sports confirmed for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
3rd February 2016 - Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon opens at Sunway Lagoon in Kuala Lumpur
29th July 2015 - Malaysia named top global tourism destination for Muslims
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