Wheelchair accessible sign carved into the sand on a beach with waves approaching.

Take Advantage of These Accessible Beaches in New York City

As the sun shines brighter and the days get warmer, we’re ready for beach season! Whether it’s a romantic date, quality time with friends, or a fun-filled family day, Accessible Dispatch is ready to take you to your favorite accessible beach!

If you’re wondering which New York City beaches are accessible, where the closest accessible entrance to the beach is, or if beach wheelchairs are available, this is the resource for you! Take a look at all of New York City’s accessible beaches, including those equipped with wheelchair mats and beach wheelchairs. Please note, beach wheelchairs need to be pushed. Happy exploring!

Sign board indicating mobility device accessible path at the beach

Rockaway Beach

Beach Mat: Beach 67th, Beach 86th, Beach 97th, Beach 106th, Beach 131st, and Beach 133rd Streets, Queens
Beach Wheelchair Rentals: Beach 86 and Shorefront Parkway (Beach Operations Office)
Rockaway Beach is a main summer attraction, with annual events like adaptive surfing and much more.

Brighton Beach, Coney Island

Beach Mat: Brighton 2nd Street, Brighton 6th Street, Brooklyn
Beach Wheelchair Rentals: Coney Island Avenue and the Boardwalk (adjacent to the comfort station).
Brighton Beach is continuously buzzing with fun activities all through the year.

Coney Island Second Entrance

Beach Mat: West 33 Street, Stillwell Avenue, West 5th Street, Brooklyn
Beach Wheelchair Rentals: West 22nd Street and the Boardwalk (adjacent to the comfort station).
From Luna Park to The New York Aquarium, Coney Island offers an amazing range of accessible activities that you can enjoy with your loved ones.

A young woman in wheelchair at the beach is looking back in to the camera and smiling

Cedar Grove Beach

Beach Mat: Off of Cedar Grove Avenue, Staten Island
Learn more about this small, charming beach, popular for families.

Midland Beach

Beach Mat: Jefferson Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard, Staten Island
A park on the beach is specially designed for senior adults, with activities like chess tables, benches, and bocce courts.

Manhattan Beach

Beach Mat: On Atlantic Ocean, Oriental Blvd., from Ocean Avenue to Mackenzie Street, Brooklyn
This picturesque, calm beach is perfect for picnic baskets and barbecues at designated areas. 

Wolfe’s Pond Park

Beach Mat: Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue, Staten Island
One of Staten Island’s largest parks, Wolfe’s Pond Park has a lot to offer!

Mother and father kneeling by child, who is in wheelchair by the beach, enjoying an ice cream while looking at the waves.

Orchard Beach

Beach Mat: Between sections 7 and 8, Bronx
Beach Wheelchair Rentals: Section 10 (adjacent to the Concession Stand/First Aid Station)
The Bronx’s sole public beach is more than a mile long and contains a hexagonal-block promenade, a central pavilion, snack bars, playgrounds, picnic areas, and 26 accessible courts for basketball, volleyball, and handball.

Whichever beach you decide to explore this summer, use Accessible Dispatch to get there! When you book your trip with us, you can travel with as many as four additional passengers. Accessible Dispatch uses a variety of taxi models, allowing you to select the vehicle that best suits your needs. When you book your trip, let us know how many people will be accompanying you and we will dispatch a taxi accordingly. Don’t forget, you can also book your ride in advance for pick-ups in all five boroughs!

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