The NCA Products Directory is a resource for park and recreation practitioners as they begin searching for accessible products and services. This products directory has been designed to connect consumers, facility managers and purchasing officers to recreation products that could enhance accessibility to programs, services and facilities.
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This popular large area listening system features an all-in-one emitter/modulator and stylish, light weight, under-the-chin style recievers. Complete solution for providing language interpretation and hearing assistance and private listening. Services in courtrooms, military installations, emabassies, consultates, and political offices.
DuraDeck* and AccessMat** Beach Access Mats have been specifically developed for use in permanent or temporary recreation access applications.
DuraDeck* is a unique molded plastic mat that is durable, lightweight, and extremely strong. Sections of 8' x 4' are engineered to provide ground protection and access over soft surfaces and will provide a firm support base and traction for numerous activities. DuraDeck sections can be carried by 1-2 persons and positioned easily as required on a job site. No tools are required for installation or removal.
AccessMat* is a portable and removable roll-out access mat that can be used in a multitude of applications for individuals of all abilities (pedestrians and wheelchairs access), as well as light vehicles including strollers, bicycles and ATVs. AccessMat is the most affordable, comfortable and durable material offered on the market.
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WaterWheels is the highest quality floating beach chair for the most affordable price! The WaterWheels front fork is manufactured of stainless steel with an aluminum frame. It is designed to absorb the shocks of rough terrains while withstanding the weight of its passenger for repeated use. Our wider backrest, which is made from UV and water resistant fabric, is designed to provide superior comfort while sun bathing and floating. Choose your preferred seating position from 3 different angles to maximize your enjoyment. The yellow armrests are highly visible to lifeguards, providing piece of mind to any user. This unique design allows many individuals with disabilities to experience the ocean, lake, pond, or pool both in and out of the water.
The Ameristep Doghouse Blind is ideal for firearm and bow hunting. Portable and compact concealment with shoot-through mesh windows. The Penthouse Blind is ideal for the hunter standing at full draw. It can even completely conceal an ATV. Portable and compact concealment with shoot-through TSC mesh kit included.
This sturdy light-weight all-terrain chair allows easier access in sand, snow, and other soft soils. Four balloon flotation tires give the chair extra stability that resists tipping and corners better than three wheel designs. Order the unit with rear articulating wheels for easier maneuverability on soft surfaces. The unit comes standard with single motion park brakes, saftey belt, umbrella, sliding footrest, storage bag, and comfortable cushion seat. The chair quickly disassembles into two pieces for easy transport.
The Pool Access Chair is an ideal solution to getting patients in and out of the pool via a platform lift or ramp. With super-strong PVC construction and an anti-tip design, these corrosion resistant chairs are designed to operate in pool water enviroments and showers. The chair features a swing-out arm rest for lateral transfers and a retractable footrest. Available in a 250 pound capacity and a 400 pound capacity version.
The Pro Pool Lift is an independently certified aquatic lift that features a unique, compact design, rechargeable 24-volt battery, stainless steel construction, and a UV resistant epoxy powder coat finish. Specifically developed for in ground pool and spa applications, The Pro Pool Lift was designed with a low profile to provide for an attractive, unobtrusive and welcome addition to any pool deck.
The Patriot Portable Pro Pool Lift takes our very popular flagship model, The Pro Pool Lift, and mounts it to a counter weighted cart to it to make it completely portable. Just wheel the The Patriot Portable Pro Pool Lift up to the poolside where you want it, set the caster brakes and pressure foot, tilt the lift back and glide it down to the deck. Now you are ready to use the lift.
The Pro Spa Lift is for you, if you desire the freedom of relaxing in the comfort of your own hot tub or spa without having to wait for assistance. Our 24-volt rechargeable battery powered lift will lift up to 400-pounds and allows you to clear a 40-inch high wall up to 14-inches wide with a full 360-degree rotation. The Pro Spa 40 Lift comes standard with an adjustable lap belt, adjustable pull-out/flip-down leg rest, and dual flip-up arms to facilitate easy lateral transfers. Quality stainless steel construction and UV resistance epoxy powder coat finish ensure long life and corrosion resistance.
The AquaTrek Step is available in 6, 7 or 8 tread (step) models. Custom constructed for each facility’s pool, this unit is both a lightweight and portable addition for aquatic access. Each tread (step) has 2 black and 1 yellow nonslip safety strip. The yellow strips are placed on the front of each tread to help make the treads more visible and the visual perspective clearer. Wheels on the bottom of the AquaTrek Step allow for ease of movement into and out of the pool. The deck anchors are made of cast bronze and all fasteners are made of 304 stainless steel.
The AquaTrek Ladder is available in 4, 5 or 6 tread (step) models. This unit is built for heavyweight durability but maintains lightweight portability. The 30-inch wide treads (steps) provide a comfortable walking area, while the noncorrosive metal reinforced siderails provide strength and stability for use in a commercial pool. Each tread (step) comes with a nonslip safety surface in two colors, yellow and black. The AquaTrek Ladder is easily removed for automatic pool cleaners, retractable pool covers and solar blankets. This product is the ultimate practical and dignified solution for aquatic access.
The AquaTrek Ramp is a multi-purpose ramp consisting of a ramp, stair and underwater parallel bars. It can easily be removed from the pool making room for automatic cleaners and pool covers. The ramp has 30" treads and a weight capacity of approximately 600 lb. Constructed of non-corrosive metal encased in a rigid PVC skin. The treads, platform and approach ramp are made from injection molded virgin PVC with an added UV stabilizer and non-slip safety strips on each tread and the platform. The wheels are mounted in an impact resistant nylon hub with gray, non-marking tires. All fasteners are 304 stainless steel and the deck anchors are made of cast bronze
Audio Description (AD) provides a verbal version of the visual: the visual is made verbal, aural, and oral. Using words that are succinct, vivid, and imaginative.
AD narratives/techniques are used in: recorded tours of visitor centers, in the pauses between dialogue or critical sound elements in video, and presentations by docents or guides to make contact with the public more accessible and enjoyable.
The mission of the American Council of the Blind's Audio Description Project (ADP) is to boost levels of description activity and disseminate information on that work throughout the nation, sponsoring a broad range of activities designed to build awareness of audio description among the general public as well as its principal users, people who are blind or have low vision.
Audio Description Solutions is a full-service audio description (or video description) provider. We write, edit, narrate and record objective descriptions of the visual elements of training and informational video programs and other multimedia products. List of clients and projects available upon request.
The Beach Scoot Accomodator II is an industrial grade 4-wheel scooter that can drive in soft beach sand, snow, rocky/wooded trails and over 4-5 inch concrete curbs. It can clear a 36" wide door.
Belson Outdoors offers weather resistant Sani-Potties portable chemical toilets that are great for any outdoor setting. Tough polyethylene construction throughout will not rot or corrode, never needs painting, and is highly resistant to impact, scratching, and temperature extremes. The base is plastic over a wolmanized skid that is dado cut, bolted, nailed and glued to withstand years of use and abuse.
Biological Mediation is a manufacturer of sustainable, custom designed, enviromentally friendly facilities. BMS will work with you to create facilites to meet your needs. The WRS waterless system is the most efficient in the industry, reducing both waste and maintenance. Flush facilities, concession buildings and park entry stations can also be custom designed.
BYO Recreation has been a trusted nationwide supplier of commercial grade ADA accessible playground equipment for over 10 years. We have helped thousands of playgrounds, parks, daycares and churches all over the nation provide a fun, exciting and safe playground for children of all ages and abilities. We design all of our structures to ADA Compliance. We make sure we have the proper amount of ground level activities that are required for ADA compliance, and we make sure that during installation of surfacing that there is an accessible path present.
The nonprofit National Captioning Institute (NCI) provides the highest quality captioning, subtitling and language translation services for television, government agencies, DVDs, Webcasts, and audio-visual presentations used in parks and recreation facilities. NCI provides fast flexible service and technical support at competitive prices.
Video Caption Corporation provides high quality English and Spanish closed captioning for all types of programing. We also supply Spanish and English subtitling as well as multi-language subtitling. Our captioning has been approved by the Described and Captioned Media Program's (DCMP's) Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education. The DCMP is the only organization which evaluates the quality of captions produced in the United States and fewer the 10% of companies offering captioning services have met their strict standards.
CaptionMax is dedicated to making all media accessible to all people. Specializing in captioning, subtitling, audio decription, and encoding. CaptionMax is the leading expert in providing media solutions for all the largest networks and film producers worldwide- including MTV, NBC, HBO, and Sony. The company's services support educational programs, live news broadcasts and popular home entertainment, such as "American Idol," "The Office," and "Nightline."
The Cedar Store offers a variety of pedestal grills and fire rings. Everyone loves their hotdogs and hamburgers made exactly to their liking, so make their grill serve up the same versatility! The Park Grill is accessible, rotates a full 360 degrees, and even has a four-level adjustable cooking grate to fit every single person using it! Or cook out over an open fire every night of the week with the Accessible Dual-Purpose Fire Ring with Grate.
Designed for heavy use, Cedar Store offers a variety of picnic tables made with a galvanized steel understructure, expanded metal table and benches with high weight capacities. Finished with a coating of thermo-plastic, it's impervious to the ravages of the elements, including temperature extremes, so it won't rust, warp, chip, or peel, even if it's left outside all year long.
Durolawn is an inexpensive recycled rubber mat providing a non-slip supportive base providing wheelchairs, scooters and assisted walking devices access and mobility on grass, sand and snow surfaces. Durolawn can be permanent or temporary and installs in minutes without need of specialty tools or equipment. Used at parks, beaches, golf courses and playgrounds.
Durolawn is committed to working with landscape architects, playground designers, builders, parks and cecreational facilities to plan and implement low cost solutions providing accessibility in outdoor spaces.
FISH WINCH adaptive fishing reel drives for spinning reels along with Shimano Quick Fire II system allow easy one-handed casting & retrieveing. FISH WINCH electric spinning reel drives are cordless, easy to use and are available in 3 retrieve speeds for various styles of fishing and lure presentation.
The universally accessible EZ Launch System is designed for independent use by all people of all abilities. People without disabilities will find the system easy to use, all while seated, stable and dry-footed: simply walk up; slide your vessel onto the launch port; sit on the boarding bench; slide out the boarding seat; scooting into position over the center of the vessel; lower onto the vessel seat, sliding the boarding seat back into the bench; or use the side rails to pull the vessel off the port out into the water. Universal design means the process is the same for someone who uses a wheelchair for mobility. Roll up to the transfer/boarding bench. Transfer out of your chair and proceed to board like anyone else.
This three season, 2-person tent is the result of a collaboration between Eureka! and BlueSky Designs, a design firm noted for its work in universal design. Designed for accessibility and ease-of-use, the spacious interior also makes it ideal for campers looking for extra storage during canoeing, car camping, or touring trips. The Freedom and other accessible tent designs were developed with funding from the USDA Small Business Innovation Research program.
All weather telescope for public use, superior optics and construction- trouble free design to be used with any camera. The instrument complies with all ADA standards and is exceptionally easy to use. This type of mount allows the user to view from any direction.
The GPS Ranger delivers location based content automatically. The product is designed for visitors to have more enriching, entertaining, and educational visit. The GPS ranger is an "edutainment" tool that dellivers audio, video, captioning and sign interpretation of designated locations within the location while providing navifational assistance and saftey messaging.
The GPS Ranger System is a fully intergrated hardware/software solution that will deliver an interpretive message and provide navigational assistance seemlessly and repeatedly.
Greenfields' accessible outdoor fitness equipment offers users in wheelchairs an excellent way to maintain their physical fitness with units specifically designed for their unique needs. Endorsed by U.S. Paralympian Jennifer French, Greenfields' wheelchair accessible line comprises units that work the arms, shoulders, chest, back and core, and gives users the opportunity to enjoy a fun, social exercise routine without the cost of a gym membership. Incorporating the accessible units into an outdoor fitness zone along with Greenfields' core units promotes users' inclusion in the greater community. In addition, users in wheelchairs can also use many of the core units provided they are capable of transferring from a wheelchair.
Greenfields is committed to serving the needs of those with physical disabilities by providing unique, accessible outdoor fitness equipment specifically designed to be usable by individuals who use wheelchairs for mobility.
GreenGym outdoor Fitness equipment is both innovating and interesting. Add a few of these units to your fitness park and provide equal access for all ages and physical abilities to fitness, recreation and healthy active living in your community.
Please be advised that a wheelchair accessible surfacing must be providing in order to allow the wheelchair's usrs to comforably use the units.
Gives the user the ability to traverse sand, snow, mud, and rough terrain with independence and stability, while riding in comfort. The patented track positioning system allows for terrain, as well as permitting indoor use without damages to floors or carpeting. The 27-inch width and no side-swing action allow for interior doorways and thresholds to be maneuvered with ease.
Kay-aKcess offers a floating kayak/canoe launch/dock that provides safe, easy, stable access to and from the water. The wheelchair transfer platform, overhead and side assist bars, and Safe-Launch adjustable platform, in combination with an ADA Gangway enable persons with disabilities to launch their kayaks and canoes safely; WITHOUT the assistance of others, which is truly empowering.
Outdoor play is the ideal antidote to over-structured and inactive lifestyles. KOMPAN is committed to making the most of that time on the playground by providing engaing. challenging, and durable playgrounds that ensure kids play harder, stay longer, and come back more often to satisfy their natural need to play. Kompan's unique approach to designing playground equipment has enriched children's play experiences for more then 30 years.
Lake Ledge creates meaningful exhibits and trails, affordable audio experiences and innovative site support materials. Each project is designed to reach the broadest audience, to deepen the individual experience and strengthen connection to place
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This handheld audio technology provides affordable and interactive audio description and audio interpretative tours. Easily add audio description, languages, narrative, bird vocalization and more to new or existing exhibits, trails, maps and other materials. Create and manage your own audio and content or ask us for support. Sites currently using the Discovery Pen include museums, zoos, botanical gardens, trails, and historical buildings.
The Landeez all-terrain wheelchair allows you to enjoy the health benefits of a variety of outdoor activities. Great for trips to the beach, strolls in the forest, and for accessing unpaved areas in your neighborhood. The Landeez rolls over sand, snow, gravel, and soft soils with remarkable ease.
Landscape Structures creates play products that encourage kids of all abilities to get outside, play together and be healthy. LSI is focused on taking inclusive play to a higher level by intergrating more sensory play on the playground. LSI wants to give kids the opportunity to play naturally in the outdoors by creating nature inspired products to encourage it.
Natural soils or select aggregates are mixed with M10+50 and made using standard construction equipment. This easy to use and long lasting system has been adopted in PGA golf cart paths, roadways, and unpaved runways for military applications. It is a cost effective solution for a firm, stable, and maintence free walkway and construction costs are less than standard concrete or asphalt construction. A five year warranty is available when Enviroseal specifications are followed.
The Mobi-Chair is a high quality, amphibious beach wheelchair that provides its user with a seamless transiton from boardwalk- to beach- to water. High maneuverability and the ability to float persons up to 300 pounds, the Mobi-Chair provides a one-of-a-kind experience for people with a disability who have never been able to get into the water. The Mobi-Chair is also most convenient. It can be assembled or disassembles within two minutes and can fit quite easily into the back of an SUV or large trunk.
Mobi-Deck is a 100% recyclable composite panel mat that is strong and durable. Sections of 5' x 6' are modular and provide access and a firm support base over soft surfaces as well as ground protection. Mobi-Deck™ panel mats can be carried by 2 persons or standard lifting equipment.
Mobi-Deck panels are delivered on standard pallets with connectors bags and are easily handled with standard lifting equipment. The panels can be connected in a variety of configurations: use the four connectoins holes, one at each corner and four additional connection holes (two each at the center of the 6' side) for easy connectoin of panels in either direction.
Mobi-Deck can also be used without any connectors on most temporary projects and may be placed adjacent to one another for quick installation.
Mobi-Mat is a lightweight portable rollout NON-SLIP matting that is temporarily or permanently laid down on the ground to provide non-slip and traffic resistant access for all (wheelchairs, strollers, pedestrians) on sand, grass, or other soft and unstable surfaces.
The Motiva Personal FM system reduces background noise and maximized listening by wirelessly broadcasting a speakers voice, audio program or simultaneous mix for all participants to hear. It is ideal for classrooms, small group listening, employee training, consultations, or any enviorment where listening can be difficult.
The Park Catalog offers a large selection of ADA compliant drinking fountains as well as many other accessible commercial site furnishings for parks and facilities. Our drinking fountains may be a staple of any public facility.
Pictured: Doggy & Me Drinking Fountain: Item# 439-1020
This unique drinking fountain caters to people and pups of all shapes and sizes. Constructed of quality material and ADA compliant, this is the perfect fountain for parks, campgrounds, or any facility that wants to be welcoming to all.
The Park Catalog offers a large assortment of ADA compliant fire rings and commercial grills that make cooking at parks and campgrounds more accessible for everyone.
Pictured: ADA Fire Ring with Adjustatble Grate: Item# 398-1496
This fire ring harbors the heat with minimum exposed hot surface and a high, adjustable grill grate for easy cooking at any height.
The Park Catalog offers a large seletion of ADA compliant picnic tables as well as many other accessible commercial site furnishings for parks and facilities.
Pictured: 6-Ft. ADA Hexagonal Picnic Table: Item# 434-1009
Among The Park Catalog's comprehensive line of ADA compliant picnic tables, our hexagonal recycled plastic picnic table is a featured accessible furnishing. Easy to maintain and large enough to accommodate a variety of portable chairs, this talbe is a great value that will make any facility more welcoming.
RecGrass is a soft, synthetic grass that provides a very low maintenance, clean and reasonably prices saftey surface for play areas. Choose from a heavy -duty low-pile RecGrass or a softer high-pile RecGrass. No messy infill materials on this grass because the RecBase underneath provides the drainage and fall protection.
Automatic, water powered lift has a 180 degree turning radius, a weight lifting capacity of up to 400 pound at 55 psi and is built to accommodate lateral transfers. Adjustable seat height travels 42" up and down with upper and lower level controls for independent operation from deck or water. Comes complete with foot rest.
Beach access without having to transfer from yout personal power chair. The Mobili T Rover is an off road wheelchair platform which allows a person in a pwer chair to drive up on this unique platform using an attatched ramp. The Mobili T Rover is powered by the wheels of the power chair and steered through the use of a joystick and is designed to drive comfortably out on the beach, parks, campgrounds and nature trails. No transfer is required and there is no auxiliary power. The Mobili T Rover is stable and sage and utilized the same type of wheelchair securements available in today's modified vehicles.
Romtec designs, manufactures and installs pre-engineered buildings, including public restrooms, restroom-shower buildings, consessions, multi-use facilities, kiosks, ticket booths, and secure equipment/control buildings. Buildings are design by architects and engineers to meet building codes in every state, including ADA accessibility, health and safety, and all applicable structural requirements.
The PAL Portable Aquatic Lift is a completely portable, battery powered lift that is the ideal solution for locations with multiple pools and/or spas. The PAL is 100% ADA Compliant, and can be independently operated using the easy to follow, waterproof remote control.
The Splash! Lift is semi-portable, battery powered lift that is mounted to the deck by a deck anchor socket. Variations of the Splash! can accommodate virtually any poolside configuration. The Splash! is 100% ADA Compliant, and will support a lifting capacity of up to 400 pounds.
The TerraTrek is an exciting wheelchair designed to handle roads less traveled. Anything off-road, on the farm, or in the wilderness. 12.5-inch front casters, super-strong/lightweight chrome-moly frame, 26-inch quick release wheels with aggressive knobby tires, growth capacity from 12 to 18 inches in width and depth. Adjustable height and depth, aluminum footrest, 140 degree leg positioning and multiple camber options.
Top-Shield (TS-100) contains powerful co-polymers developed to penetrate and create a hard resilient surface by cementing loose material into a tight bond. When applied, Top Shield will harden to remain dust free and moisture resistant. Provides strong barrier against a freeze thaw cycle. It is unique in that it has strong chains of polymer molecules that are cross-linked into grid like patters which may range up to 1,000,000 molecules long vs. competitors' products which commonly chain only 100 to 10,00 molecules long. Top-Shield (TS-100) Non-Hazardous, enviromentally friendly and dries clear. Successfully used by all branches of the US Military and Governmental Agerncies in U.S. and Internationally since 1995.
The Platform Beach Wheelchair Dolly introduces a "new era" in accessibility. The Platform Dolly permits users to cross sand, grass, dirt, and difficult terrain in the comfort of their own wheelchair. Using specially designed Wheeleez ® Balloon Wheels, the Platform Dolly permits safe and secure wheelchair transport over most anything. Includes lockable brake system.
WoodCarpet is a third party certified wood fiber surface. WoodCarpet Mats were the first "no-trip" wear mats for under swings, slides and other high wear areas. These mats are designed with a beveled edge and concave shape to keep the WoodCarpet under the mat. As a result, these mats can be installed on top of the surface to keep the area flat and level for proper accessibility.
Bonded WoodCarpet®, combines the safety of WoodCarpet® and the accessibility of poured-in-place. Bonded WoodCarpet® will make accessible trails, pathways through a playground, or make an entire playground surface accessible. Already have engineered wood fiber on your playground surface? There is no need to remove your engineered wood fiber, simply add a few bonded WoodCarpet® pathways to accessible play components. It will significiantly improve the accessibility of your engineered wood fiber playground or trail surface.