Adaptive Rock Climbing Clinic Hosted By Chattanooga Therapeutic Recreation Services And Catalyst Sports On Saturday

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The City of Chattanooga Department of Youth and Family Development Therapeutic Recreation Services and Catalyst Sports are partnering up to host at High Point Climbing and Fitness an adaptive rocking climbing clinic designed to meet the unique needs of individuals with physical disabilities.

The free clinic will take place on Saturday, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at High Point Climbing & Fitness, located at 219 Broad Street, Chattanooga. For more information or to register for this exciting event, visit www.gocatalystsports.org.

Luwazo wear, Granola Products, Rock/Creek and Blue Water Ropes are all local sponsors of this program.

Participants will be given an amazing opportunity to try out the engaging and adventurous sport of rock climbing, all while soaring to new heights!.

Therapeutic Recreation Services offers a plethora of programs and activities to residents of Chattanooga and the surrounding area. We seek to provide leisure and recreation opportunities for citizens of all abilities. We serve both youth and adults with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional disabilities. Through our programs, education and advocacy, individuals can build confidence, improve physical and cognitive abilities, expand support and social networks and enhance overall quality of life.

Catalyst Sports is a non-profit organization based out of Atlanta, which strives to be an agent that provokes a significant change or action in the lives of those in the community who have physical disabilities. Catalyst is run at the highest level of integrity and excellence by demonstrating strong leadership, and also developing leadership skills in participants. Catalyst’s primary programs are adaptive climbing clinics and events.

 

 


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