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A Day at the Beach for EveryBODY

by Casey | Posted on August 1st, 2011

JT's Grommet Island Beach ParkThe ribbon was cut a year ago in May at JT’s Grommet Island Beach Park in Virginia Beach. Built to ensure that everyBODY could enjoy a day at the beach, it’s a 100% handicap accessible oceanfront park. No longer will a wheelchair be a barrier between beach lovers and the surf.

Read about Josh Thompson’s battle with ALS, his challenges, and the spark of imagination that bloomed into a park for everyBODY.

Destinations, Family | 3 Comments

3 Responses to “A Day at the Beach for EveryBODY”

  1. Clever word game with everzBODY :) It is really nice to see that some companies invest in modifying their venues for handicaped persons. Thumbs up

  2. I like to swim in beech. all children a really COOL place to play.

  3. Patty Fuller says:

    I LOVE what has been done for the ones that want to go to the beach but may not be able to go b/c there was no way to get to the water. Not only is it wonderful for them but ,it gives all children a really COOL place to play. It is beautifully done .God Bless.