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Welcome to the Knoxville, Tennessee Chapter

We provide life changing, community based, adaptive adventure sports programs for people with physical 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 a monthly adaptive climbing clinic 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. These events are held at The Climbing Center at RiverSports. Please park and enter behind RiverSports.

Where: River Sports – 2918 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919

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

Upcoming Monthly Climbs & Training:
April 1, Climbing Session, 10am-12pm
May 13 (Second Saturday), Climbing Session, 10am-12pm
June 3, Climbing Session, 10am-12pm
July 1, Climbing Session, 10am-12pm

Register below to attend any of these events as a participant or a volunteer.


Come and try adaptive mountain biking on the adaptive trails at various locations, including Sharps Ridge (North Side), Baker Creek Preserve, or a greenway.

Where: We will update the location prior to each event.

Upcoming Monthly Cycling & Training:
March 18, aMTB cycling, Bakers Creek, 10am – 12pm
April 1, Cattywampus Puppet Parade, Willow Ave. (near viaduct), line up at noon, parade at 1pm
April 15, Location TBA
May 5-7, ROAMfest (Women only, ages 21+), Baker Creek
May 20, Location TBA
June 17, Location TBA
July 15, Location TBA

Register below to attend any of these events as a participant or a volunteer.


We have a fleet of adaptive bikes available to rent. Please contact for more information and to discuss bike choices and availability. The fee to rent is $40/day with a $20 first-time fee for fitting. We have bikes that are suitable for all ages and can be adapted and fitted to accommodate riders’ needs.


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: Our Kayaking season runs from May – September.

Contact info

Special Events: Leslie King

Outreach/Kayaking Coordinator: Stevie Gleason

MTB Coordinator: Joey Sauer

Climbing Coordinator: Niko Savolidis

Admin: Debra Dylan

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