Providing Accessibility in the Great Outdoors

Disability Network Southwest Michigan has organized a workshop addressing accessibility standards and requirements for outdoor developed areas and recreation facilities as outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Architectural Barriers Act (ABA). The workshop will provide an overview of accessibility standards for outdoor developed areas and recreation facilities such as pedestrian trails, beaches, picnic & camping areas, playgrounds, swimming pools, and sports facilities.

August 15, 2019 | 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Presenter: Bill Botten
Accessibility Specialist at the U.S. Access Board

Lansing Community College
5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing
West Campus-Buick Room (M122)

This conference is designed for staff from Centers for Independent Living, parks & recreation planners, public planning & building authorities, landscape architects, ADA Coordinators and anyone interested in accessibility.

This workshop qualifies for LACES credits: 3.0 PDH HSW.

Download event flyer here. If you have questions about this conference, contact Paul Ecklund at (269) 345-1516 x 117 or

This is a fragrance-free event; please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.

This workshop is funded in part by ADA Michigan, an affiliate of the Great Lakes ADA Center, through grant #90DP0091-01-00 from the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.

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