Grommet Island Park First of Its Kind in U.S.


JT’s Grommet Island Beach Park and Playground For EveryBODY

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Earlier this summer, JT’s Grommet Island Beach Park and Playground For EveryBODY celebrated its three-year anniversary. The park, which opened in May 2010, was the first fully handicap accessible oceanfront park in the country. A Park for EveryBODY Built in honor of Josh Thompson, a surfer who grew up in Virginia Beach and later was diagnosed with ALS. The park features wheelchair accessible entrances, raised sand tables for sandcastle building, a sway board, and a sensory board for children who are autistic or visually impaired.

The 15,000 square foot beach park also features dolphin, surfboard, and wave sculptures and accessible umbrella-covered seating areas. The park, located near Rudee Inlet, is open year round. Life’s a Beach with 101 Mobility 101 MobilityAre you in need of mobility equipment to help you get around your Hamptons Road home or office? 101 Mobility has a solution. Offering wheelchair lifts, stair lifts, auto lifts, patient lifts,  and other essential equipment, 101 Mobility is Virginia Beach’s leading provider of affordable mobility solutions. The company carries a wide variety of top quality rental options from Bruno, Harmar, and other trusted manufacturers in the industry and is committed to providing superior service to every client.

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1 comments
Charlie
Charlie

My son has MS and we visit JT's at least once a summer. It a great place and he loves it. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the neighborhood!