Getting access to our beaches is a concern for many people with disabilities. Addressing this problem is a top priority. Our beaches have beach mats and beach wheelchairs at selected locations.
Beach wheelchairs use three oversized wheels to roll over the sand, have a comfortable seating position which adjusts for height, and are easy to push or be pushed in. They have a push handle design in the back and a front pull handle, making it easier to move from the boardwalk to the sand. Beach wheelchairs need to be pushed, and are not self-moving.
Beach mat: Brighton 2nd Street, Brighton 6th Street
Beach wheelchair: Coney Island Avenue and the boardwalk (adjacent to comfort station)
Cedar Grove Beach
Beach mat: Off of Cedar Grove Avenue, Staten Island
Beach mat: West 33 Street, Stillwell Avenue, West 5th Street
Beach wheelchairs: West 22nd Street and the Boardwalk (Adjacent to the comfort station).
Beach mat: East side near the picnic tables at Bay 1, Brooklyn.
Beach mat: adjacent to Hunter Avenue & Father Capodanno Boulevard parking lot, Staten Island.
Beach mat: Between sections 7 and 8, Bronx
Beach wheelchair: Section 10 (Adjacent to the Concession Stand/First Aid Station).
Beach mat: Beach 67th, Beach 86th, Beach 97th, Beach 106th, Beach 131st, and Beach 133rd Streets
Beach wheelchair: Beach 86 and Shorefront Parkway (Beach Operations Office)
Wolfe's Pond Park
Beach mat: on Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue, Staten Island.
Parks encourages you to come out and try out the mats and mobi-chairs. Most of all, we want your feedback - contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.