LGBTQ+ Youth Climbing Days in Columbia

January 10, 2022

All kids and teens are invited to come join us for two weekends of free climbing at Movement Columbia Gym. We look forward to seeing you: Sign up here! For adults attending (family members or volunteers), say “Unmatched” and you’ll get a discounted day pass. FYIs If you’re a teen and interested in serving as … Read More

Joint Partnership with HCPSS

December 22, 2021

Season’s Greetings! We are honored to announce a new joint partnership with the Howard County Public School System. Together, we will support LGBTQIA+ students and their families with resources and services in sports and fitness.  Let’s encourage ALL kids to be active and feel seen! We look forward to exploring future partnership events and collaborating … Read More

Movement Gyms Partnership

December 13, 2021

We are so excited to finally share that Earth Treks climbing gyms are now one national community called Movement Gyms. Howdy @MovementGymsDMV on Instagram! It’s a  new name for some, but we know it’ll always be a community for all. And we have local LGBTQ DMV news to share!!! In the upcoming months, Unmatched will … Read More

Thanks to Dick’s Sporting Goods and the EVOLVE Foundation

December 7, 2021

We thank Dick’s and the EVOLVE Foundation for recognizing the need for more LGBTQ+ visibility in sports. Just as these two generous foundations firmly believe that sports provide the structure, foundation for discipline, and create hope for a better future— We too believe that sports create a bridge— for LGBTQ+ youth to be ACTIVE, to … Read More

Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2021

Please consider giving to Unmatched Athlete this #GivingTuesday to support our mission and our upcoming 2022 biweekly pickup game schedule.  This year has seen so many triumphs for LGBTQ+ rights, and yet there are so many hurdles to overcome in the sports. Unfortunately, there are still many negative examples of overcoming taboos, toxic masculinity, and … Read More

Joint Partnership with GLSEN Maryland

November 23, 2021

We are excited to announce that we will be partnering with GLSEN Maryland! For those who aren’t familiar with GLSEN Maryland, they support students and educators locally, organizing around LGBTQ-affirming public policy, planning teacher trainings, and hosting events for students, educators, parents, and allies. We are thrilled to let you know that we are working … Read More

Field Change!

October 30, 2021

We’re switching parks! We’ll be moving to Cedar Lane Park Field 5, which is turf! 5081 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044. See you at 1pm!

National Coming Out Day 2021 Stories

October 11, 2021

In tribute to National Coming Out Day, we had some amazing youth who were kind enough to share their coming out stories. We thank Cami, Rose and Sam for sharing their stories! Also, we thank their parents for their support. We would love to hear about your coming out story too! You do not have … Read More