Where are the traveling rings?

Traveling rings currently only exist in a few places, although more are continually being built. Find the closest rings set near you.

Outdoor Traveling Rings

Santa Monica, California

Along the beach strand there are two sets of public traveling rings.

The “Big” Rings

Santa Monica traveling rings - set 1

This rig was installed in the late 1990s and was modeled after the Original Muscle Beach traveling rings that were designed and installed sometime in the 1960s. There are 10 rings in a row. This set is best suited for teenagers and adults.

The “Small” Rings

Santa Monica traveling rings - set 2

This set was installed after the original set and accommodates children and shorter adults. It contains 8 rings in a row.

Additional Information:

Address:
Original Muscle Beach

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How to get there:
Make your way to the Santa Monica pier and walk southeast down the Ocean Front Walk. The big rings will be in front of the Spokes N’ Stuff bike shop and the small rings are beside the children’s playground.

Riverside Park, New York City

Along the Hudson River there are two sets of public traveling rings.

Around 105th street by the Hudson River lies an area called Hudson Beach. This area was was created by the NYC Parks Department in conjunction with the Riverside Park Fund and Swing-a-Ring to emulate the vibe of Santa Monica beach. Two sets of traveling rings exist in NYC, both at this location.

The traveling rings of Riverside Park were originally installed around 2003. In 2005 another small set of rings was installed to accommodate smaller children.

NYC traveling rings

Additional Information:

Address:
105th street, Riverside Park
New York, NY 10025
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Website: swingaring.com

How to get there:
Enter Riverside Park on 102nd via ramp or 103rd street via stairs and walk down towards the dog run and Ellington Cafe. Walk down from the promenade towards the river (at about 105th street) and you will see the rings. If coming by subway take the 1 train to 103rd and Broadway then walk West toward Riverside Drive.

Virginia Beach, Virginia

One set of public traveling rings.

Along the beach on 36th street, between the Sheraton and Belvedere hotels, is where you’ll find the Hillier Ignite Fitness Park. This area was was donated by the Hillier Ignite organization in 2016 in an effort to give back to the local community and give visitors something positive and fun to do on the beach.

The traveling rings of Virginia Beach have 9 rings in a row as well as many other fitness apparatuses, similar to those found on the Original Muscle Beach of Santa Monica.

Virginia-Beach-traveling-rings_01

Additional Information:

Address:
36th street, Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach, VA
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Website: Hillier Ignite Fitness Park (facebook)

How to get there:
Walk along 36th street toward the boardwalk. The park is visible as soon as you pass the Sheraton and Belvedere hotels.

Providence, Rhode Island

One public set of traveling rings.

A junior set of traveling rings can be found at the Brown Street park in Providence.  These were installed in 2010 alongside various fitness equipment.

Additional Information:

Address:

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Website: friendsofbrownstreetpark.org/

How to get there:
Enter Brown Street Park on near Halsey st. and Brown st.

Park City, Utah

One private set of traveling rings.

A traveling rings set was installed in the Silver Mountain Sports Club & Spa in 2012. The sports club contains pools, water slides, spas, an indoor gym as well as well as an outdoor fitness area. Check the Silver Mountain Spa website for hours and prices.

Additional Information:

Address:
2080 Gold Dust Lane
Park City, UT 84060
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Website: silvermountainspa.com

Phone: 435-649-6670
E-mail: info@silvermountainspa.com

Trapeze High – Escondido, CA

Two private sets of traveling rings.

Two traveling rings sets were installed at Trapeze High in 2014. The school is maintained by Dave Ayers and features flying and still trapeze rigs to students of all ages.

Additional Information:

Address:
2470 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026
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Website: trapezehigh.com

Phone: 619-318-0833
E-mail: dave@trapezehigh.com

Copenhagen, Denmark

One public set of traveling rings.

In 2012 a set of traveling rings was installed in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. The park was designed by the arts group Superflex with the collaboration of Bjarke Ingels Group and Topotek1, a German landscape architecture firm. The idea behind the innovative park was to represent multiculturalism through objects from distinct countries. The traveling rings were chosen as an object to represent the USA!

superkilen Copenhagen - traveling rings

Additional Information:

Address:
Nørrebroruten 2200
København, Denmark
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Website: http://superflex.net

Swing City – Black Rock City, NV

Temporary traveling rings rig

For one week each summer a traveling rings oasis emerges from the Black Rock Desert. Since 2010 a dedicated group of ringers have designed and constructed a traveling ring rig for the famous Burning Man gathering.

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Additional Information:

Address:
Black Rock City, Nevada
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Website: http://www.robertchapin.com/swingcity
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/SwingCityBurningMan
Video: https://vimeo.com/138649244 (by Darin Basile)

Indoor Traveling Rings

Sky Zone – Torrance, CA

One private set of junior traveling rings.

In 2015 a set of traveling rings was installed in the Sky Zone trampoline park in Torrance, CA. This set features 4 rings suspended from a cantilevered steel rig. This set is mainly intended to be used by children however it also accommodates adults (just be sure to bend your knees). Check the Sky Zone website for hours and more information.

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Additional Information:

Address:
1625 West 190th St
Gardena, CA 90248
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Website: skyzone.com/torrance

Phone: 310-323-4500
E-mail: events@skyzonetorrance.net

Gold’s Gym – Largo, MD

One private set of traveling rings.

In 2014 a set of traveling rings was installed just outside of Washington D.C. in Gold’s Gym in Largo, MD. This set features 5 rings suspended from an arched steel rig similar to the Original Muscle Beach sets.

Additional Information:

Address:
Gold’s Gym Largo, MD
931A Capital Centre Blvd
Largo, MD 20774
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Website: http://www.goldsgymmd.com

Phone: 301-333-GOLD
E-mail: kwilson@goldsgym.net

Parkour Visions – Seattle, WA

One private set of traveling rings.

In 2013 a set of traveling rings was installed in Parkour Visions located in Seattle, WA. This set features 8 rings suspended from a wooden ceiling beam. The equipment was designed and built by Parkour Visions collaborators and includes a pulley system to hang rings from the wall when not in use.

Additional Information:

Address:
1210 W Nickerson St
Seattle, WA 98119
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Website: parkourvisions.org

Phone: 206-923-8864
E-mail: classes@parkourvisions.org

Arlington Baths Club – Glasgow, Scotland

One private set of traveling rings.

The Arlington Baths Club was originally built during 1870 – 1871 using Victorian-style architectural elements reflecting the trends of the time.

The traveling rings have a long tradition at the Arlington Baths Club. A series of 7 rings were hung from ceiling beams over the swimming pool so that club members could “travel” from one end of the pool to the other. Alongside the rings are a pair of flying trapeze bars.

trapeze and traveling rings at Arlington Baths Club

Additional Information:

Address:
61 Arlington Street
Glasgow, G3 6DT
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Website: arlingtonbaths.co.uk

Phone: 0141 332 6021

Western Baths Club – Glasgow, Scotland

One private set of traveling rings.

Designed by local architects Clarke & Bell, the Western Baths Club opened its doors in 1876. Today the community owned and operated club houses a 21 meter skylit swimming pool, a unique Turkish suite, saunas, steam room, gym and other amenities like trapeze and traveling rings.

Additional Information:

Address:
12 Cranworth Street, Glasgow
Scotland, G12 8BZ
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Website: thewesternbaths.co.uk

Phone: 0141 576 0294
E-mail: info@thewesternbaths.co.uk

Drumsheugh Baths Club – Edinburgh, Scotland

One private set of traveling rings.

In the Scottish capital of Edinburgh lies another bathhouse, called the Drumsheugh Baths Club, which contains a set of traveling rings over a swimming pool. This baths club was built by Sir John James Burnet (whose father designed the Arlington Baths) and opened in 1882. There are 6 wooden rings suspended by rope hanging above the pool alongside a flying trapeze rig.

Additional Information:

Address:
Address: 5 Belford Road
Edinburgh EH4 3BL
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Website: drumsheughbaths.com

Phone: 0131 225 2200

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