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."
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."
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.
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.
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
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."
9070 Route 86, Trumansburg, NY 14886 | (607)3879464
Bellwether strives to produce hand crafted artisanal ciders and lead the revival of an American tradition. The facility is designed for small scale production of ciders, as well as contributing to local small businesses through retail sales of crafts and food.
Southern State Parkway Exit 38, North Babylon, NY 11703 | (631)667-5055
According to the agency website: "Belmont Lake State Park, located in West Babylon is a 463-acre day use park bisected by Carll's Creek and Belmont Lake. The park, established in 1926 had been owned by August Belmont and served as farmland for some of Belmont's equestrian activities. Robert Moses chose this park to establish the regional headquarters for all state parks on Long Island in 1935, which serves the public today for region-wide permit sales, park administration and as headquarters for the New York State Park Police.
953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 | (607) 274-3444
The Ben Light Gymnasium facility, with seating capacity for 2,600 spectators, is housed in the Laurence S. Hill Physical Education Center and was later named after former administrator Ben Light in action taken by the school’s board of trustees in February of 1968. Ben Light Gymnasium is home to Ithaca’s men’s and women’s basketball, gymnastics, volleyball and wrestling teams.
799 SW Columbia St, Bend, OR 97702 | (541) 389-7275
From the Bend Park & Recreation District website, "Bend Park & Recreation District maintains and operates more than 3,035+ acres of developed and undeveloped parkland. That includes 81 parks/open spaces and 70 miles of trail. We offer over 1,000 recreation programs for all ages and abilities throughout the area and at the Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, The Pavilion and the Bend Senior Center. We also hold several community events including the July 4th Festival & Pet Parade and Days of Play.
Route 67 , Walloomsac, NY 12090 | (518) 279-1155
According to the website: Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site is the location of a Revolutionary War battle between the British forces of General John Burgoyne and Colonel Friedrich Baum against the American forces under Brigadier General John Stark and Colonel Seth Warner. This battle was fought in August 1777 in a British effort to capture American storehouses in Bennington to restock their depleting provisions. The British forces had underestimated the strength of their enemy and most of their men were killed or taken prisoner while the Americans sustained smaller losses. The British surrendered on October 17, 1777, after two unsuccessful battles in Saratoga. Facilities at the site include game fields, 276 acres, interpretive panels, information room, and restrooms. - See more at: http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/12/details.aspx#sthash.KdampdNE.dpuf
629 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701 | (301) 662-3691
The Bernard W. Brown community center offers incredible opportunities to take classes in a wide variety of subjects as well as participate in activities with other members of the Frederick community. The center is linked with the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick and offers housing for members of the community who need it. The building itself was constructed in the 19th century and is not entirely accessible from the street, but it is not impossible to access all parts of the building. The center is dedicated to inclusion and diversity, offering many different opportunities for accessible recreation and socialization.
47 Lyons Road, Selkirk, NY 12158 | (518)402-8920
Bethlehem Boat Launch is a gorgeous facility located within the Henry Hudson Town Park.
99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735 | (516)249-0701
According to the agency website: "Bethpage State Park is best known for its five world-class golf courses, including the world-renowned Black Course which was the site of the U.S. Open Championship in 2002 and 2009. Visitors also flock to the park to use the park's picnic facilities, playing fields, tennis courts, bridle paths, hiking and biking trails and cross-county skiing trails.