Accessible playgrounds are inclusive and designed with wheelchair accessibility and children with special needs in mind. Below are several accessible playgrounds in the tri-state area.
Hillside Park (corner of Winola Rd. and Grove St., Abington)
Features a “boundless playground” with smooth surface, all-abilities equipment and proximity to two all-access fishing piers.
Everybody’s Playground (540 Dresher Rd., Horsham)
Features extensive ramping system, a Sway Fun glider and safety surfacing.
Freedom Playground (900 Parkview Dr., Haverford)
Community-built playground with a texture wall, a treehouse with a rocking deck and sensory integrative activities.
Smith Memorial Playground (3500 Reservoir Dr., East Fairmount Park, Phila.)
Popular East Fairmount Park site features 100 percent playground accessibility and a wheelchair transfer system for the giant slide and Tot Lot pirate ship.
New Jersey (South)
Build Jake’s Place (101 Bortons Mill Rd., Cherry Hill)
Features dedicated transfer stations and sight-impaired and sound play components; adjacent to all-abilities ball-field complex.
Imagination Kingdom Playground (501 Pemberton-Browns Mills Rd., Pemberton)
Castle-themed play area with an extensive ramping system, a Sway Fun glider, embossed play panels and ground-level activities.
Can-Do Playground (1104 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington)
Alapocas State Park playground with double-wide ramps, adaptive swings, climbing walls and ground-level activities.
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