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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, kayaking, and mountain bike adventures!



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: 1st Saturday of each month, 10am -12pm


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: June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, August 16th –  6pm – 8pm


Come and try adaptive mountain biking on the new adaptive trails at Sharps Ridge. Our monthly program allows participants to sign up for a 1.5 hour session and select the style of adaptive bike that suits them.

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

When: June 25th, July 23rd, August 20th 9am – 12pm

Contact info

Chapter Director: Leslie King

Chapter Coordinator: Lydia Weeks

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