Featured Accessible Playspaces

Take a tour of accessible playspaces!

Meridian, Idaho

Adventure Island Playground

Idaho's first universally accessible playspace, constructed during a community build with over 300 volunteers, was designed with the mantra "Dream Big!" in mind.

Knoxville, Tennessee

Ashley Nicole's Dream Playground

Designed for all of Knoxville's children — including young Ashley Nicole — this playground was named the Best New Facility in 2005 by the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association.

Southern Pines, North Carolina

Blanchie Carter Discovery Park

This four-acre outdoor learning environment was designed by the former Director of North Carolina State University’s Natural Learning Initiative, landscape architect Robin Moore.

Copenhagen, Denmark

East of the Sun & West of the Moon

The Norwegian fairytale about a perilous journey and a prince-turned-polar bear is the basis for this playground, designed by a Danish landscape architect specializing in natural spaces for children.

Sarasota, Florida

Jeff August Memorial Playground

A community project inspired by the 100th anniversary of Rotary International, this playground is located at a school serving children ages 4-23 with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities.

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Kaleidoscope Playground

Conceptualized, planned, and maintained by select courses of St. Cloud State University's Democratic Citizenship course, this playground is an ever-evolving asset to the community.

Los Angeles, California

Shane's Inspiration

The first universally accessible playground in the Western United States, Shane's Inspiration has grown into an international non-profit organization working toward improving the lives of children with disabilities.

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Versluis Park

An accessible beachfront, pier, picnic area, and playground earned this park a da Vinci Award from the Michigan chapter of the National MS Society for empowering those with disabilities through design.

Westminster, Colorado

Westminster Sensory Park

Outpatient visitors to The Children's Hospital Northwest Facility are able to enjoy this sensory-rich environment along an open-space trail with their peers from the community.