El Paso has some unusual sports that might be right for you or your family.

Kids and adults of all ages have plenty of options when it comes to playing sports in El Paso. Soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, football, boxing, and even karate, we've got everything. But for some people, those sports aren't exactly the right fit.

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Growing up here, I knew kids that were terrible at every single sport and hated playing them, until that is, they found a sport that was the right fit for them. I was one of those kids! So, I wanted to help anyone who feels they're not good at sports, and highlight three unusual ones you can find in El Paso.


Photo by Rahadiansyah on Unsplash
Photo by Rahadiansyah on Unsplash

A rock climbing gym is a unique and often rare find in a city as big as ours. This is why it's so nice that the cave rock climbing while is here. Available to people of all ages, a rock climbing gym is a fun place to get over fears, make friends, and actually work out. Believe me, lifting your body up a wall will make you more fit in no time.

Address113 Executive Center Blvd, El Paso, TX 79902

Open ⋅ Closes 10PM


Photo by Rahadiansyah on Unsplash
Photo by Rahadiansyah on Unsplash

Do you know those kids that aren't any good at sports that I was talking about? Well, my brother and I were two of them until we discovered the Superfund sport of fencing. Every kid's dream is to play with a sword, this is a way to do it in a safe athletic, and competitive atmosphere

Address3525 Pershing Dr, El Paso, TX 79903

Closed ⋅ Opens 5:30PM
Health & safety: Appointment required · Mask required · Temperature check required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks · Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits · More details



"Terminator: Dark Fate" Axe Throwing Event & Screening
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A sport that combines sharp objects and the art of throwing them, I'm not sure what the competitive level of the sport looks like, but I know a place you can throw an ax and have a glass of beer is one of the best sports to have ever been created.

Address808 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79902

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 11PM

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