1037 NY-3, Plattsburg, NY 12901 | (518) 561-5234
Banker Orchards is a family-focused functional farm and petting zoo that allows for the inclusion of all age groups to partake in hosted events and the hand-picking of pumpkins and apples. The farm allows for hayrides, and hosts annual events geared towards families. There is also an onsite farmers market which possesses bakery goods, as well as gift shop like merchandise. The orchard is composed of two main components - the parking lot and event area and the crop area. The event area hosts a small playground with a sand pit, the petting zoo, and animal feed area, as well as the main building that hosts the gift shop, where there is little room for escape for sensory overload (though with the parking lot being no more then a few feet away it is easy to separate oneself to the refuge of a vehicle). The orchards are systematically lined trees with grass, and packed ground which may be difficult for wheel chair accessibility, though the pumpkin patch is easier to navigate.
Meadowbrook Dr, Syracuse, NY 13210, Syracuse, NY 13210 | (315) 473-4330
Barry Park is a 15 acre open neighborhood park with various outdoor sport facilities. These facilities include a baseball diamond, a basketball court, 4 soccer fields, and 2 tennis courts. A biking trail runs from the parking lot to the north end of the park. The route of travel from one specialty area to another often include crossing a field of grass or traveling along the bike route until you get close to the specialty area you intend to visit.
Broad Street and Meadowbrook Drive , Syracuse, NY 13210 | 315-443-9044
The Monday Mile route is on a sidewalk that goes through residential neighborhoods near Syracuse University. The path is 4 feet wide in most places. The narrowest point along the route is 32 inches and occurs between the gravel parking lot at Barry Park and the start/finish of the Monday Mile . At the time of this assessment, three Monday Mile signs were missing however the path was relatively well maintained. Maps of the Monday Mile route along with turn-by-turn directions are available on the agency website.
40 Catherwood Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 | (315) 406-6210
Barski's Xtreme Lazer Tag is an inclusive recreational agency located in The Shops at Ithaca Mall. This agency offers laser tag, mini-bowling, and arcade games. The laser tag area, as well as the arcade area, is easily navigable and open to individuals who may utilize wheel-chairs for navigational purposes. The laser tag game is able to be modified upon request through varying game length, rules, and level of difficulty. Barski's Xtreme Lazer Tag offers discounts to individuals living with disabilities, elderly individuals, and children. This recreational agency is perfect for individuals of any and all skill levels, abilities, and ages.
Indian Orchard Road, Wurtsboro, NY 12790 | (845)256-3060
According to the agency website: "The Basherkill Fishing Platform allows casting access right at the water control structure for the "Basha Kill" wetland, where it flows into the Basher Kill (stream). The actual water level difference here is approximately 6". The Pine Kill (a quality small wild trout stream) enters via a braided channel both above and below this structure, depending on flow conditions. The Pine Kill MAY contribute some early season wild trout (primarily brown trout) to the receiving Basher Kill/Basha Kill WMA, where they will survive until the receiving water warms up in the summer."
1388 W. Center Drive, Park City, UT 84098 | (435) 655-0999
Basin Recreation owns and manages nearly 2,000 acres of open space, has built and/or maintains 150 miles of trails, and works with Summit County and state and local organizations on planning and conservation issues. Basin Recreation also operates an 83,000-square foot indoor fieldhouse facility that serves over 265,000 visitors a year. Additionally, Basin Recreation owns and operates several outdoor park facilities, which include bike parks, groomed cross-country trails, sports facilities, ponds, community areas, and dog parks.
Basket Factory Road, Old Forge, NY 13420 | (315)785-2252
According to the agency website: "The Basket Factory Campsite offers a drive-to primitive camping opportunity."
41 Bateau Terrace, Irondequoit, NY 14617 | 585.336.7267
Bateau Terrace is a small residential park which offers swing sets, a playground element, a walking path, and benches for looking out at lake Ontario. There is currently no parking available at the park but there is a turnaround area for dropping off visitors. According to the agency website, "A wide range of leisure-time programs are offered on a seasonal basis for residents of all ages. Facilities, owned, managed and maintained by the Bureau of Parks and the Recreation Department, are available for meetings and other activities."
184 Main Street, Greenwich, NY 12834 | 518-587-3110
The Battenkill Branch of the Saratoga Regional YMCA is a welcoming wellness center. They provide group classes, individual training, youth and senior programming, and are extending their services to serve cancer survivors and rehabilitation needs. Although they do not have many policies in place for disabilities, they work with individuals to cater to their needs. If you need assistance or would like to tour their facilities or bring an aide, please call ahead and they will do what they are able.
2150 State Route 48, Fulton, NY 13069 | (315)593-3408
Battle Island State Park Golf Course offers 18 holes of golf. At certain times in the winter they offer cross country skiing. They have even hosted a high school cross country meet in the fall. This agency welcomes all to participate and have fun. You can see a virtual tour of the site on their website.
2150 State Route 48, Fulton, NY 13069 | (315)593-3408
According to the agency website: "This park derived its name from a battle which took place on a nearby island on the Oswego River in the mid-1700s. In 1916 most of the land owned by F. A. Emerick was deeded to the state. Battle Island State Park officially became a state park in 1938 when the remaining land was turned over.The popular course near Fulton lies adjacent to the Oswego River and offers golfers magnificent views from a number of its fairways and greens. The 18-hole course is a challenging one for the "budding professional" and amateur player.
1 South Country Road, Brightwaters, NY 11718 | (631)665-4350
The Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library is a newly renovated facility. From the bathrooms to the children’s area, the library welcomes everybody. Public transportation is available to the library through Suffolk County Transportation. The library is used for a wide range of activities and can accommodate whoever would like to attend.
440 Montauk Highway, Great River, NY 11739 | (631)581-1002
According to the agency website: "In late 1936 as she was contemplating the transfer of what was then called "Westbrook" to the Long Island State Park Commission, Olivia James wrote of the two purposes she and her mother envisioned for what is today, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, named for her father William Bayard Cutting.
186 Middle Road, Blue Point , NY 11715 | (631) 363-6133
The Bayport blue point public library is a place for anybody to come and enjoy. People of any ability level is able to join in on any activity being held. Accommodations of any kind can be provided to individuals with a disability as long as it is asked for. The facility is very physically assessable from any entrance and exit. It also provides assessable parking.
4500 First Court Rd, Virginia Beach , VA 23455 | (757) 385-5930
The department of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation aims to provide services to the city’s diverse community by assuring accessibility for all citizens to quality programs, public spaces, and parks. The Bayside Recreation Center strives for universal design and hosts a variety of inclusive programs. Physically, there is an accessible route of travel from the parking lot that leads to two sets of automatic doors for entry to the single floored building. While patronizing the facility, adaptive equipment promotes flexibly in use in areas such as the pool and cardio room. In regard to social inclusion, both building supervision and front line staff show continued support through learning and practice. A designated Inclusion Specialist is also on site and available to assist with specific requests as they arise.
4500 First Court Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455 | 757-385-5930
Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation welcomes individuals of all abilities to participate in all programs and activities. The department is dedicated to providing quality services to a diverse community by assuring accessibility. Bayside Recreation Center is a highly accessible building that hosts a variety of inclusive programs. Physically, there is an accessible route of travel from the parking lot that leads to two sets of automatic doors for entry. Inside, the center is single floored and the ground level is appropriate throughout. In regard to social inclusion, employees place an emphasis on customer service for all people. Both building supervision and front line staff have shown continued support for inclusion through practice and learning. Inclusion Specialist conduct disability specific trainings for staff inside and outside the department.
1479 Point Breeze Place , Far Rockaway, NY 11691 | (718) 967-1976
According to the website: Bayswater Point State Park comprises 12 acres at the tip of a peninsula in the Rockaways that juts out into the Mott Basin on the eastern shore of Jamaica Bay. The terrain is varied and includes beachfront, wetlands and woodlands. This diversity helps make it an ideal habitat for migrating and nesting birds. The goal of this park is to preserve the existing natural systems, and if feasible, restore what has been lost. Passive recreation, such as hiking and nature study, are encouraged.
2854 Kilbourne Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 | 757-385-0400
Located near the oceanfront, this 18 acre community park boasts various recreational amenities including 2 ballfields, open playing field, playground, 3 mini picnic shelters, a shared use path and public restrooms.
I.S.302/CHENY/BEACON 350 Linwood Streeet, Brooklynn, NY 11208 | (718) 277 -3522x 104
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation is a nonprofit community-based organization, serving
231 Palmetto St, Brooklyn, NY 11221 | (718) 497-6090
The Beacon Center of Arts and Leadership which ties to the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services (CHFS) is a not-for-profit community-based comprehensive family service agency located in New York City. They serve the North Brooklyn communities of Bushwick, Williamsburg and East New York and the Queens communities of Ridgewood, Elmhurst, and Corona. Over the years the agency’s services have expanded to include mental health, primary health care, after-school education, HIV/AIDS case management, youth and parent training, youth leadership development, fatherhood support, family support, homelessness prevention, and community service internships.
3006 Seven Lakes Dr., Bear Mountain, NY 10911 | 845-786-2701
According to the agency website: Bear Mountain State Park is situated in rugged mountains rising from the west bank of the Hudson River. The park features a large play field, shaded picnic groves, lake and river fishing access, a swimming pool, Trailside Museums and Zoo, hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails. An outdoor rink is open to ice skaters from late October through mid-March. The Perkins Memorial Tower atop Bear Mountain affords spectacular views of the park, the Hudson Highlands and Harriman State Park. Perkins Memorial Drive and Tower are open from April through late November, weather permitting.
512 East Trout Brook Road, Downsville, NY 13755 | (607)865-6989
According to DEC website: "Bear Spring Mountain is located in the western end of the Catskill Forest Preserve. The campgrounds beach, boat rental, and multi-use trail system offers fun for all ages. For the horse riding enthusiast, Spruce Grove camping and trail system is one of a kind facility in the Catskill region. This region is also known for its excellent hunting and fishing."
2111 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13205 | (315)435-3395
According to the agency's website, "Beauchamp Branch provides traditional library materials for adults and children—books, magazines, videos, DVDs, audio books and music CDs. Public access computers with fast Internet connections and Microsoft Office are available on first-come, first-serve basis.
Scammell Street, Cortland, NY 13045 | Cortland Youth Bureau: (607) 753-3021
Beaudry park is located on Scammell St. in the south end of Cortland, New York. The park is open from 6:00 am until 10:30 pm daily. The park features a small sheltered picnic area, a playground, a wading pool, a couple baseball fields, and 2 basketball courts. The park also has an indoor facility where visitors can play pool, table tennis, and fooseball. Admission is free.
2136 W. Oakfield Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072 | 716-773-3271
According to Park Website: Beaver Island State Park is located at the south end of Grand Island in the upper Niagara River. The 950 acre park has a half-mile sandy beach for swimming, adjacent 80 slip marina with both seasonal and transient boat slips, fishing access, car-top boat launch, multiple canoe/kayak launches, bike and nature trails, nature center, playgrounds, picnic areas, athletic fields, horseshoe pits, an 18 hole championship disc golf course, an 18-hole championship golf course. Also located in the park is the River Lea house and musuem, home to the Grand Island Historical Society and built by William Cleveland Allen, cousin to Grover Cleveland who visited the family farm on several occasions. In winter, visitors can snowmobile by permit, cross-country ski, snowshoe, sled or ice fish. Water fowl hunting is allowed in season by permit. Beaver Island Clubhouse has banquet and catering facilities.
8477 East Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027 | (315) 638-2519
Beaver Lake Nature Center offers 650 acres land, including walking trails, a lake and an interpretive nature center. The center is open daily from 7:30am until dusk (or call for closing time). There is a $2 cost per vehicle and $15 for buses. A membership can be purchased for $24. Activities at the center include walking, snowshoeing, nature viewing, and special events and programs that are offered throughout the year. At this time, the boardwalk trail system is being updated with a possibility of adding a toe rail onto the stystem.
1610 Welch Road, North Java, NY 14113 | 585-457-3228
Beaver Meadows is a wonderful place to experience wildlife close up. With 380 acres of diverse and beautiful habitat, it has plenty to offer. From hiking and exploring the 8 miles of trails (Jenny Glen Boardwalk offers access for anyone with walkers or wheelchairs) researching a new hobby such as bird watching, wildlife photography or attending one of the many educational or environmental programs offered there is something for everyone. Offering Scout programs, seasonal adventures, special events and family walks, the staff is always engaging, knowledgeable and there to make your visit special. The Main Building offers exhibits, a gift shop and can be rented for family events such as birthdays, weddings, business meetings and much more. This is a fantastic place to spend a peaceful and inspiring day surrounded by natures beauty.
792 Berry Brook Road, Roscoe, NY 12776 | 845-439-4281
According to the DEC Website: "Beaverkill Campground is located on the famous Beaverkill trout fishing stream, which flows through the entire developed length of the site, roughly east to west. A historic covered bridge, originally constructed in 1865, spans the stream on the town road."
1833 Burwillow Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464 | 757-385-0400
This neighborhood park has a playground and mini picnic shelter. The playground has a transfer platform.
1680 Grey Friars Chase, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 | 757-385-0400
This neighborhood park is located off of Lynnhaven Parkway close to Rosemont Forrest Elementary School. There is on street parking but no curb cut.