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Category Archives: Recreation

Accessible Routes in Play Areas Posted on May 27

This post will cover the accessible route requirements for play areas.  Specifically, I want to take a look at the requirements for the provision of an accessible route to and around the play equipment as laid out under the 2006 revision of the Massachusetts Architectural   …Continue Reading Accessible Routes in Play Areas

Accessible Recreational Boating Facilities Posted on Sep 28

Accessible Recreational Boating Facilities

This post will address accessibility standards for Recreational Boating Facilities. Specifically, the requirements under the 2010 ADA Design Standards (2010 Standards) with regards to the access that is required to the various slips and boating amenities.

Adaptive Sports Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Massachusetts Posted on Sep 2

Adaptive Sports Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Massachusetts

Many persons with disabilities have that competitive edge. Whether you were born with a disability or acquired one later in life, if you are athletic and have a desire to compete, you will undoubtedly seek out opportunities to do so. Lucky for us, we live in a state with tremendous resources for individuals with disabilities when it comes to adaptive sports.

Accessible Outdoor Recreation in Massachusetts Posted on Jul 10

Accessible Outdoor Recreation in Massachusetts

Summer is the time for people of all abilities to enjoy the outdoors. There are numerous programs and sites that offer a variety of accessible outdoor recreation activities throughout the Commonwealth.