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KNOXVILLE

Welcome to the Knoxville, Tennessee Chapter

We provide life changing, community based, adaptive adventure sports programs for people with disabilities in Knoxville and the surrounding community.

At this Knoxville location we offer monthly opportunities for adaptive rock climbing  and kayaking adventures! In 2021 we’ll be rolling out opportunities for Adaptive Mountain Biking and Hiking.

ADAPTIVE ROCK CLIMBING

Indoor Rock Climbing: We host monthly and weekly adaptive climbing clinics for youth and adults with a wide range of physical disabilities. These sessions are open to all levels of climber; from those who have never climbed before to experienced climbers looking for regular opportunities to climb with others.

Where: River Sports – 2918 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919
When: Typically the first Saturday of the month

Due to Covid -19 we are holding indoor climbing with restrictions and on a limited schedule. Contact our chapter coordinator for information on the next climbing program.

Outdoor Rock Climbing: Nothing beats the experience of climbing outdoors on real rock! These programs include all of the necessary equipment and instruction, take place within a fun and supportive community environment and are lead by experienced and passionate climbers who will ensure you have an incredible experience!

Where: These outdoor rock climbing programs take place at various locations around the southeast. Past program locations have included Sand Rock in Alabama, Table Rock in North Carolina and Red River Gorge in Kentucky.

When: Fall 2021

ADAPTIVE KAYAKING

During the summer months we provide adaptive kayaking session for anyone with a physical disability and their close family and friends. These programs include all of the necessary equipment and instruction, take place within a fun and supportive community environment and are lead by experienced and passionate kayakers who will ensure you have an incredible experience. We hope to see you on the water!

Where: The Cove – 11808 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

When: Every other Tuesday. Beginning late spring and lasting through early fall. This activity is weather dependent and if we have to call off on the day of the program due to weather we will reschedule for the following week.

Our kayaking program will resume in Spring 2021.

ADAPTIVE MOUNTAIN BIKING

Come and try adaptive mountain biking on the new adaptive trails at Sharps Ridge. Our monthly program allows participants to sign up for a 1 hour session and select the style of adaptive bike that suits them.

Where: Sharps Ridge Adaptive Trails, 3750 Tiberius Road, TN 37915

When: Every 3rd Saturday of each month. 9am-11am (2 x 1 hr sessions).

Next Program: Saturday May 22nd 2021

Riders and volunteers register below and select your preferred session (and bike).

Contact info

Chapter Director: Leslie King

Chapter Coordinator: Lydia Weeks

Knoxville@catalystsports.org

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