How Does Achilles Work?

Who can join Achilles CT?

Membership to Achilles is free and open to anyone with a disability, including but not limited to persons affected by: amputations, traumatic brain injuries, PTSD, autoimmune diseases, cancer, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, vision impairment, paraplegia, quadriplegia, stroke, and autism.

Do I need any experience?

No experience necessary!  Whether you are an accomplished athlete or just beginning, there is a place for you as an Achilles athlete. For our competitive athletes, our Chapter participates in numerous races throughout the year with members walking, running, pushing, or handcycling their way to a personal best at each event.  Check out the ‘Events’ tab on our home page for our annual calendar.

How to join Achilles CT?

To become a member of Achilles International-Connecticut, email with questions or click here.

Membership in Achilles is FREE and the benefits are endless!  Applications are processed on the 15th of each month.  In-person or online membership materials are provided at the time you join.  Please note that a note from your physician clearing you for physical activity may be required as a pre-requisite or at any time during your membership.

We hope that you join us, either as an athlete or a guide, and help us to make the athletic dreams of some very special individuals a reality!

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