The guide to accessibility in the Ocean State

Ellen Kreutler

Sep 152015
 

East Main Road at Linden Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
401-846-2000
Comprised of special events fields, Gardner Seveney Sports Complex, Polo Field, Sakonnet Greenway Trail. See individual listings. Polo grounds have ramp access to spectator’s tent area and accessible Porta-John. Level route to fields. Nearest marked parking is nearer the front entrance by the Sports Complex area.
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Elite Physical Therapy – Providence

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Sep 152015
 

285 Governor Street
Providence, RI 02906
401-276-0800
Two office locations in building. Suite 250 on Governor Street side is more accessible with marked parking and accessible bathroom. Sidewalk from parking lot is uneven. There is limited waiting room space.
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Entrance for Suite 100 is from parking lot on Ives Street which has no handicapped parking; office has no bathroom.
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Warren Recreation Park

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Sep 152015
 

50 Asylum Road
Warren, RI 02885
401-245-0200
Street parking per town but best parking is at Hugh Cole Elementary School adjacent to park. Routes of travel are gravel, grass, mulch, some paved. Playground, playing fields, basketball court. Covered pavillion with picnic tables may be difficult to navigate because of terrain and narrow aisles.
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Sep 152015
 

(near 35) Asylum Road
Warren, RI 02885
401-245-0200
Circular drive near path has no marked parking. There is dedicated handicapped parking at Hugh Cole Elementary School beyond the Warren Recreation Park adjacent to the bike path. Route of travel from school to bike path is over grass or via the road.
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Sandy Point Beach

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Sep 152015
 

620 Sandy Point Avenue
Portsmouth, RI 02871
401-847-3573, seasonal 401-297-1263
Sand parking lot has marked parking. There is a sandy area between the parking and the boardwalk that leads to beach. No beach wheelchair available. Bathrooms are marked accessible but must travel up grassy hill to reach building; there is no path. Direct number to beach in season is.
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Sep 082015
 

2 Dudley Street, Suite 200
Providence, RI 02905
401-457-1500
Located at Rhode Island Hospital. Free valet parking available with handicapped placard 7:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Accessible parking in Willard Avenue garage; parking fees apply. Located on 3rd floor level, take elevator to Floor 2. Ample waiting room area.
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Notre Dame Ambulatory Physical Therapy

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Aug 282015
 

1000 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
401-726-1800
Parking in rear of Notre Dame Hospital building. Automatic doors at entrance. Take accessible elevator to 2nd level (which is 1st Floor). Turnaround in the bathroom located in physical therapy might be tight for larger wheelchairs due to placement of a grab bar on floor between toilet and sink.
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Aug 282015
 

1925 Pawtucket Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
401-434-1122
Facility is located in the back of the Wampanoag Plaza on the left hand side. Yoga classes. Roll-in shower in locker room has a 2″ lip to navigate and portable bench. Low lockers available. Sauna not accessible.
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Ten Mile River Greenway – Kimberly Ann Rock Athletic Fields, East Providence

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Aug 282015
 

(near 215) Ferris Avenue
East Providence, RI 02916
401-435-7511
Follow road beyond the Wolf School in Rumford through parking lots to end to reach bike path. 2 faint ground symbols with diagonal lines for van parking but no signs.
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Aug 282015
 

(near 215) Ferris Avenue
East Providence, RI 02916
401-435-7511
Follow road beyond the Wolf School in Rumford to reach Complex. 2 faint ground symbols with diagonal lines for van parking but no signs. Gravel/grass routes of travel to ball fields. Boat launch not accessible.
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Ten Mile River Greenway – Slater Park, Pawtucket

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Aug 282015
 

Route 1A, near 446 Newport Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-728-0500
Parking lot for bike path is located 2 lots south of the Watercolor Society building on left past Daggett House. No marked parking but there are 2 spots close to path entrance. Porta-John in lot to the north and Daggett House has an accessible bathroom though there is a tight squeeze for scooters and wheelchairs.
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