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9Nov. 2017

5 Reasons to Have Your Child’s Next Birthday at Skyhook

By | November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Birthdays are a big deal for kids. It’s a day all their own when they get to have fun, eat cake, and celebrate a milestone in their lives. Coming up with the right birthday plan, however, isn’t always easy. There’s food and invites and games to come up with, and choosing a location and a theme and making sure there’s proper supervision. It can get a little hectic.

1. It’s a great way to get out that extra energy – in a safe environment.

Let’s face it, when you get a group of kids together it’s only a matter of time before they come up with a game that seems to be testing whose bones are the most resistant. Kids are little daredevils. They love thrill seeking and have an endless supply of energy. Skyhook let’s them climb and jump and tumble….in a place meant for climbing, jumping and tumbling. It gives them the excitement and physical challenge they crave, and you the piece of mind that there are springy floors and big foam matts under them at all times.

2. It builds supportive attitudes

In the spirit of American Ninja Warrior, Skyhook has cultivated an atmosphere that is both challenging and encouraging. We inspire kids to root for each other, take turns, and get excited about their own achievements as well as the achievements of their peers.  You haven’t seen excitement until you’ve seen a group of nine-year-olds shouting “Beat that wall!” together.

3. No clean-up hassle

After all of the planning and prepping and games, making food and fixing scraped knees, the last thing you want to do is clean up a mess left behind by a group of school-age party guests. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. You focus on the fun, and we’ll take care of the chores.

4. Our instructors are well-trained 

You can relax knowing that our instructors are as knowledgeable and professional as they are fun. We care about what we do, and work to make sure everyone has a good time, and is safe while doing it.

5. It’s fun!

At the end of the day, the very best reason to have your kid’s party with Skyhook is that it’s a blast! It’s a giant playground with activities and games they don’t have access to anywhere else. They’re going to love it, we just hope you can handle them talking about nothing else for a little while!

This list could go on and on, but we’ll leave the rest up to you. Come check us out, we’re sure you’ll find plenty more reasons to love having birthday parties with us!

3Nov. 2017

Welcome to Skyhook: Portland’s premier American Ninja Warrior style facility

By | November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Bringing the Ninja scene to Portland

The debut of American Ninja Warrior in 2009 not only took the world of network television by storm, it sparked a lifestyle fitness phenomenon, and now Portland, Oregon is joining in on the fun.

Skyhook Ninja Fitness is a brand new training facility with the goal of providing inhabitants of the Pacific Northwest with all of the tools they need in order to train like the athletes on the show. Our facility features a wide array of obstacle challenges, from American Ninja Warrior classics such as the salmon ladder and warped wall, to numerous grip and balance challenges, and even a few unique creations of our own!

We are the largest Ninja Warrior training facility in the Pacific Northwest, with 12,000 sq feet dedicated to swinging, climbing, flips and tricks, and general fitness. In addition to our custom-made obstacles our space features full-size trampolines, springboard floors, and a bouldering wall. Come in for one of our classes or find your own challenges in open gym!

Why obstacle fitness? 

Obstacle course training is a fun, functional way to get both your body and your mind in on your workout. It’s not just about staying fit, it’s about fortitude, creativity, and the rush of overcoming challenges. New to ninja fitness? Not a problem! Skyhook is proud to serve Ninja Warriors of all skill levels, whether it’s providing you with the basic stepping stones to start tackling your first obstacles, or helping seasoned athletes discover new techniques and trials. So come check us out, we can’t wait to see what you’ve got!