top of page
IMG_4715 (1).jpg

Atlanta

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: 

Climbing

Cycling

Kayaking

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.

Contact: gillian@catalystsports.org

Follow us on facebook and subscribe to our chapter newsletter to stay up to date with upcoming programs and 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

 

Time:

Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm,  Stone Summit Atlanta

and

1st Saturday of each month, 10am – 12pm. The locations of our monthly climbs rotate between Stone Summit Kennesaw and Stone Summit Atlanta.

Fee: $10

Upcoming Monthly Climbs in 2024:

May 4th - Kennesaw

June 1st - Atlanta

July 6th - Kennesaw

August 3rd - Atlanta

September 7th - Kennesaw

October 5th - Atlanta

November 2nd - Kennesaw

December 7th - 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.

Adaptive Cycling

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 March 2024

Adaptive Kayaking

ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to an administrative issue, our adaptive kayaking program at Morgan Falls is postponed until further notice. We will update very soon with new dates or a change of location. We do hope to have adaptive kayaking this season...stay tuned!

 

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.

Fee: $10

 

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 2024: Upcoming Dates (weather permitting)

-May 9th (New volunteer training) Sign up for training

Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

- May 23rd 

- June 13th

- June 27th

- July 11th

- July 25th

- Aug 8th

- Aug 22nd

- Sep 12th

- Sep 26th

Sign up below to register as a participant or a volunteer for any of the kayak program dates.

Our Community Partners

PNC Bank Logo
Path-Way logo
Stone Summit logo
bottom of page