Featured Accessible Playspaces

Take a tour of our featured accessible playspaces!

Adventure Island PlaygroundAdventure Island Playground

Meridian, Idaho

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

 

Ashley Nicole at her namesake playgroundAshley Nicole's Dream Playground

Knoxville, Tennessee

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.

 

A Forever Young TreehouseForever Young Treehouses

The realization that everyone loves treehouses, but some are unable to ascend up to them, inspired Bill Allen and his team to create these unique accessible playspaces throughout the country.

 

 

Jeff August Memorial PlaygroundJeff August Memorial Playground

Sarasota, Florida

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.

 

East of the Sun & West of the MoonEast of the Sun & West of the Moon

Copenhagen, Denmark

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.

 

Shane's InspirationShane's Inspiration

Los Angeles, California

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.

 

Westminster Sensory ParkWestminster Sensory Park

Westminster, Colorado

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.

 

Versluis ParkVersluis Park

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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.

 

Kaleidoscope PlaygroundKaleidoscope Playground

St. Cloud, Minnesota

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.

 

Blanchie Carter Discovery ParkBlanchie Carter Discovery Park

Southern Pines, North Carolina

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.