The Grande Innovation Academy’s new gym features a rock climbing wall.

CASA GRANDE — A new 8,000-square-foot gymnasium at Grande Innovation Academy has students climbing to new heights.

Named the “Owl’s Nest” after the school mascot, the new gymnasium includes a rock climbing structure that runs along one interior wall.

Grande Innovation Academy Director Patty Messer said the students are excited about the rock climbing wall and the new gym, which will be used for the school’s physical education classes.

Rockwall in the Gym