The adaptive beach includes extended access mats and a decking platform mid beach and close to the water’s edge to allow individuals an independent way to hang out on the beach. Attendees will also have access to electric beach wheelchairs to take a stroll on the sand.
Along with beach friendly equipment, the location will have bi-weekly Saturday programs for the community including art therapy, adaptive meditation, yoga and adaptive water sports such as scuba diving and surfing.
“The ultimate goal of this adaptive beach project is to get as many people with mobility issues into the ocean and enjoying outdoor recreation activities like everyone else. With time and proper support,the point where we can handle both residents and visitors on a regular basis several times a month, with qualified staff and personnel to help get people into beach wheelchairs and swimming in the ocean.”