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CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
e-mail:steven-parrott@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Learn the ropes at UI Field House's new climbing gym

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Division of Recreational Services now has a state-of-the-art climbing gym located in the Field House. The gym has a total of 12 ropes with three different routes set on each rope.

The climbing gym is open to students, faculty and staff and members of the surrounding community who are 18 years old and have completed a user seminar. After completing a user seminar, the fee is $3 per day or punch cards can be purchased for $25.

The new facility is open Monday through Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. and 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (319) 335-9293.

2/4/98