With a combination of specialized equipment and trained staff, our programs are designed to encourage people of all abilities to enjoy the outdoors together together. We provide opportunities to develop skills and share outdoor experiences in every season. Activities include: kayaking, canoeing, cycling, camping, and hiking. In winter we offer xc skiing, sit xc skiing, ice skating, sled skating, and snowshoeing.
Our programs are open to people of all ages and all abilities. We have programs geared for people disabilities and their family and friends, programs for seniors, and programs for veterans. See information about specific programs for eligibility.
Some of the disabilities represented at our programs include: age-related disabilities, amputee, autism, brain injury (acquired or traumatic), visual impairments, hearing impairments, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, muscular dystrophy, developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. The majority of our participants are adults; however, children participate in our programs frequently.
Please feel free to contact us with questions about accessibility or for more information by calling us at 413-584-2052 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check back in mid December for our winter program schedule.
Every participant in our programs, including family members and personal care assistants, will need to fill out a liability waiver. Please download the form above and bring your completed form to the program. You just need to fill out the form one time per calendar year.
Universal Access Program (UAP)
There is no fee for participation in Winter programs. Participation is by donation.
For summer, our fee structure is as follows:
UAP Cycling (Fridays in Hadley), $5 per program.
UAP Paddling (Canoeing and Kayaking), $8 per program.
Senior Programs (60+)
Cycling and Snowshoeing, $5-20 sliding scale per session.
Guided Kayaking or Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Lesson, $20
Recumbent Trike Independent Cycling ("Rentals")
On site in Northampton. Northampton Rail Trail is close by. Riders must be able to independently, or with the help of a companion, be able to follow safe riding rules of the trail. Trikes are available 1-3 hours based on availability.
Saturdays at AOA office at 297 Pleasant St., Northampton
Cost: $40 per trike. 11am - 1pm or 1pm - 3pm. Please contact us ahead of time to reserve ahead to be sure we have a trike for you.
Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP)
$5/program, except camping trips.
Note for all programs:
Each person with a disability can bring one family member, friend, or caregiver at no charge. If a person with a disability needs two caregivers to participate, then that person can bring two caregivers at no charge.
We accept cash, check or credit cards online.
Checks payable to:
All Out Adventures
297 Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Senior Cycling - Fall, 2021
Seniors are invited to join our Universal Access cycling program on Wednesdays on the Norwottuck Rail Trail in Hadley. Use a stable recumbent trike or tandem recumbent trike to explore the rail trail on your own or with friends and family. $5-$20 sliding scale per person. Participants can email us or call our office ( 413-584-2052) to pre-register for a one-hour time slot between 10 AM to 3 PM . Pre-registration by 12pm the day before the program required.
Many different styles of accessible cycles are available for use at our weekly cycling programs throughout the summer, including hand cycles, tandems, adult tricycles, and cycles offering more significant seating support. Participants are encouraged to come try several bikes to find the one that’s most comfortable, with support from our friendly staff and volunteers.
Cycling programs will be held on Wednesdays this spring.
How do I sign up?
- Take a look at the program schedule on our home page and call All Out Adventures at 413-584-2052 and reserve a cycle. You can reserve a cycle for one hour during the program time. A few of the cycles are available for more than one hour based on availability. Ask the office for assistance in picking one out.
- Come to the program with your completed liability and medical waiver. Check in with the program staff. The staff will provide you with instruction and assistance.
Recumbent Trike Independent Cycling ("Rentals")
Saturdays in Northampton:
On site use of our recumbent trikes available at All Out Adventures in Northampton. The Northampton Rail Trail is close by. Our staff person will provide the cycle that you need and assist in fitting it to you. Otherwise, you will be on your own. To participate, you will need to independently or with the assistance of a companion:
- Transfer on and off the cycle
- Consistently follow the rules of trail (stay to the right, stop at all street crossings, and notify other trail users when passing)
- Call the program cell phone in case of mechanical difficulty.
- You can reserve a cycle for two hours based on availability.
- Advance registration strongly recommended.
$40 per trike per timeslot.
What to bring:
Wear closed-toed shoes like sneakers. Bring a backpack with a water bottle, salty or sweet snack, and cell phone if you have one. Properly-fitted helmets required. We provide them or you are welcome to bring your own.
Please call or email All Out Adventures for more information and to register: 413-270-1392 or email@example.com.
In case of inclement weather, call our office number (413-584-2052) before you leave home for a recorded message about program status.
We have the following cycles available for Independent Cycling. Please call us at 413-270-1392 a few days ahead of time to reserve your cycle:
Single Recumbent Trikes
- TerraTrike Rover
- Catrike Villager
- Catrike Pocket
- Catrike 5.5.9
Tandem Recumbent Trikes
- TerraTrike Tandem Rover Dual Drive
- TerraTrike Tandem Rover IPS
Upright and Low style hand cycles
SHIP Participants are warmly welcomed to join us at our Universal Access cycling Program events for the fall of 2021. Participants can email us or call our office ( 413-584-2052) to pre-register for a one-hour time slot between 10 AM to 3 PM . Pre-registration by 12pm the day before the program required.
Additional SHIP Program Information:
Cycling is a great way for people with brain injuries to get exercise, socialize with others, and enjoy nature. We can accommodate riders of all abilities with stable recumbent trikes, tandem cycles including a wheelchair tandem, hand-pedaled cycles as well as traditional two-wheel bikes. Participants can opt to go on a guided group ride or take out a cycle on their own with a companion.
Nature Hiking—participants of all abilities will be able to access and explore nature on our guided nature hikes. Our hiking program is accessible to those who use wheelchairs or have difficulty walking by using our all-terrain wheelchairs or recumbent trikes with mountain bike tires along accessible trails.
Kayaking is made accessible with the use of recreational kayaks of various designs, including tandem kayaks. They are adaptable to individual needs and can be made more comfortable and stable with the use of pontoons and various other modifications. The program takes place on the flat water of the Connecticut River in Northampton.
Call All Out Adventures for more information and to register at 413-584-2052. Or email us
- SHIP programs are open to people with brain injuries and their guests. Cost is $5 per program except cabin camping. Equipment provided, but you must pre-register.
- Meeting times, locations and other details will be confirmed upon registration.
All program sites are wheelchair accessible. Call us for accessibility information.
Veterans and disabled members of the armed forces of all ages and abilities and their family and friends are invited to join All Out Adventures for our year round programs including cycling and kayaking and SUP programs as well as winter programs. We have a wide variety of equipment that can be fitted to your needs. Come to the programs to get outside and enjoy the sun, fresh air and exercise!
Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding for Veterans
Join us on Thursdays in Northampton for kayaking or Stand Up Paddle Boarding. All equipment and instruction provided. More details, including time slots, on our program calendar.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 413-584-2052.
There is an accessible porta-potty on site.
Snowshoeing and Kicksledding for Veterans
Join us for guided hiking, snowshoeing, and kicksledding at DAR State Forest in Goshen. Meet us outside in the main parking lot near the warming hut.
Equipment and instruction provided by our knowledgeable and friendly program staff. We have two kick sleds available for use. Due to social distancing protocols, our staff can instruct participants and caregivers on the use of the kicksleds, but will not be able to assist in pushing the sled.
We will go together as a group. We will cover approximately 2-3 miles based on the group's ability and interest. We will cover flat ground, some gentle hills, and rolling terrain.
Funding provided by a grant through the Veterans Administration Adaptive Sports Grant. This program is open to veterans and their loved ones.
Our cycling includes the use of stable recumbent tricycles, hand-powered cycles, tandem tricycles and bicycles, a wheelchair tandem, as well as traditional two-wheeled bikes with added back support. The bikes and trikes can be sized and adapted to individual needs.
Partipcants are welcomed to join our Universal Access cycling Program events for the fall of 2021. Participants can email us or call our office (413-584-2052) to pre-register for a one-hour time slot between 10 AM to 3 PM . Pre-registration by 12pm the day before the program required. We look forward to continuing the cycling programs at Look Park near the VA hospital campus in Leeds in Spring 2022.
Contact and Registering
All program sites are wheelchair accessible and our staff are trained in biking instruction, as well as wilderness first aid and have extensive experience in backcountry/therapeutic recreation. At all our programs we offer supportive services such as choosing and adapting the best bike for your size and abilities; assistance with transfers; tandem cycling companion if needed; staff will lead small groups in riding.
There is no charge for this program, however, donations are greatly appreciated. All the necessary equipment is provided (such as helmets), but we recommend you bring water, a snack/lunch, sunscreen and wear clothing appropriate for the weather and activity.
Space is limited at the programs, so we ask that you pre-register by calling our office at 413-584-2052. Specific equipment can be reserved ahead of time. You can also email us at email@example.com
This program is funded by the Veterans Administration with support and cooperation from the VA in Leeds, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access Program, Look Park, and from donations from our participants.