Regardless of who you are, whether you are a person with disabilities or you do not have any struggles that make basic daily functions difficult, your rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are protected here in the United States.
Swimming is a wonderful activity for building health, reducing stress and having fun. Imagine you look forward to enjoying the pool on your vacation and even picked a particular hotel because of its water amenities. Now, pretend you are there but cannot use the pool because there is no accessible entry for the wheelchair you use. Heartbreak ensues.
Though maybe not at the top of everyone’s recreation list, shooting ranges and shooting sports are a passion for some. Owners of shooting facilities may not consider that their buildings and grounds need to be user-friendly for those with disabilities. They are subject to the same laws as any other facility or building under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
With pool season upon us, it is important to know your rights when it comes to ADA accessibility and swimming pools.
Summer is here and so is the fun: barbecues, sports, and picnics in the park! Not only is this a time for enjoyment and memories, but staying safe and accommodated are also important as well. Parks and places of recreation are required to adhere to ADA regulations, so you can do just that.
We all benefit from fresh air, exercise, and sport in the great American outdoors. This is why the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that recreational facilities be made accessible to people with disabilities of all types. Here are a few of the highlights of ADA requirements regarding outdoor recreation: