City of Chattanooga, Parks & Recreation Therapeutic Recreation - Paralympic Sport Chattanooga

1254 East Third Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404


Club Description

The Therapeutic Recreation Division of the Chattanooga Parks and Recreation Department seeks 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.

Primary Contact

Elaine Adams, CTRS
Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator
adams_e@mail.chattanooga.gov
(423) 697-1345

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Short Stature (Growth Dysfunction)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • Paralympic Sport Club
  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive
  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • Yes

Sports Offered

  • Canoe Kayak
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Power Soccer
  • Rowing
  • Water Skiing
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Tennis