Welcome to the Atlanta, Georgia Chapter!
We provide life changing, community based, adaptive adventure sports for people with physical disabilities in Atlanta and the surrounding communities.
Our current adaptive programs at this location include:
New to Catalyst Sports? Create an account below to see all events and register to participate in a program or to volunteer with us.
Existing participants/volunteers: Login below to check or make changes to your account and to see upcoming events.
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.
Location: These indoor climbing programs take place at Stone Summit Climbing & Fitness Center in Atlanta and Kennesaw.
Stone Summit – Atlanta – 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340
Stone Summit – Kennesaw – 2801 George Busbee Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm, Stone Summit Atlanta
1st Saturday of each month, 10am – 12pm. The locations of our monthly climbs rotate between Stone Summit Kennesaw and Stone Summit Atlanta.
Upcoming Monthly Climbs in 2024:
January 6th - Kennesaw
February 3rd - Atlanta
March 2nd - Kennesaw
April 6th - Atlanta
May 4th - Kennesaw
June 1st - Atlanta
Volunteer: Interested in supporting our adaptive climbers? We require belay certified volunteers for this role. All climbing volunteers must complete our adaptive climbing volunteer training before beginning. Register below to get started.
Register below to climb or volunteer. You will be required to create an Adaptive Athlete or Volunteer account the 1st time you register.
From our home base beside the Silver Comet, we provide adaptive cycling programs for every level of cyclist:
Adaptive Bike Rentals
Rent a handcycle or recumbant trike and either take it for a ride on the Silver Comet (we are located right off the trail) or take it away with you for however long you choose. Rentals are available for $40 per day.
If you have never tried an adaptive bike before please contact us to schedule a fitting for the correct bike prior to renting.
Location for rentals: 4342 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA 30126
How to rent: Click below to reserve your bike and time of rental. To pick up your bike, drop in to Comet Trail Cycles (address above) and let them know that you are renting an adaptive bike with Catalyst Sports. The staff will get you set up to ride.
Cancellation and refund: A full refund will be issued if you cancel prior to your booking time. Call (678) 458-3288 or email to cancel. If you do not show up at the time of booking, no refund will be issued.
Click below to view the adaptive bikes available and to book your rental online.
Bike Fitting and Test Ride
If you have never tried an adaptive bike or you are considering purchasing one but not sure of the exact bike for your needs, come to a bike fitting and take it for a test ride. We have a range of adaptive bikes including handcycles, recumbent trikes and recumbent tandems to try. At the fitting we will try different bikes and adapt to accommodate the rider's size and function. Contact us to schedule a fitting.
Location for fitting: The Bike Barn, 4342 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA 30126
Community Group Rides
Join us every month for a community ride on the Silver Comet. There are adaptive bikes available to borrow or bring your own to ride with the group. Cycling volunteers provide support along the trail.
Location: The Bike Barn, 4342 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA 30126
Time: 4th Sunday of each month, 10am - 12pm
Fee: $10 to rent. Free if you bring your own bike.
Volunteer: Bring your bike and join us to support adaptive cyclists.
Register below to ride or volunteer. You will be required to create an Adaptive Athlete or Volunteer account the 1st time you register.
Race Ready Program
Check out our Race Ready Program starting in August 2023 023.
Come and enjoy kayaking on the Chattahoochee River. We use adaptive equipment and trained volunteers to make kayaking accessible to everyone.
Location: Morgan Falls Overlook Park, 400 Morgan Falls Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Time: Thursday Evenings (twice per month, see dates below) 6pm - 8pm.
Eligibility Criteria: Please ensure you meet all of the ACA Essential Eligibility Criteria prior to registering as a participant.
Volunteer: Interested in supporting the adaptive kayaking program as a volunteer. The role includes transporting boats, helping to transfer participants, making adaptions to kayaks, and being on the water in a kayak as a support person. All aspects of this role are covered in our online training. You do not need to be an experienced kayaker or have your own boat but be willing and able to perform all aspects of the role.
Adaptive Kayak Program 2023: Upcoming Dates (weather permitting)
Sign up below to register as a participant or a volunteer for any of the kayak program dates.