* * Due to COVID-19 , some programs and activities may have some restrictions. **
Looking for accessible and enjoyable things to do in Boston and other areas in Massachusetts?
Lists arts and culture, accessible venues, sightseeing tours, Boston’s best cruises ADA accessibility, adaptive programs, outdoor activities and accessible transportation.
DCR‘s Universal Access Program is dedicated to providing outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts State Parks for visitors of all abilities.
Accessible Beaches and Pools – Find accessible places to swim and sunbathe at Massachusetts state parks, beaches, and pools.
Accessible Boating – Access to boating in Massachusetts state parks is provided
Accessible Camping – The Department of Conservation and Recreation offers camping opportunities for campers of all abilities.
Accessible Fishing – Go fishing at accessible piers, platforms, and shorelines in Massachusetts state parks
Accessible Hiking Trails – Discover paved rail trails and accessibly-designed hiking trails in Massachusetts state parks.
Accessible Swimming – Find accessible places to swim and sunbathe at Massachusetts state parks, beaches, and pools.
The city’s accessibility is good across all areas — in access to public transportation, taxis, sidewalks, attractions and hotels.
Listings of accessible cruises and tours that can be filtered by region, location and amenities.
- TD Garden Accessible Seating Home of Boston Celtics and Bruins. For accessible seating and to purchase tickets, please either come directly to the Garden Box Office during normal business hours or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 and specify you require accessible seating options.
- Fenway Park Accessibility Home of the Boston Red Sox.
- Gillette Stadium Accessibility Services Home of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution.
Outdoor Recreation Blog
Everyone Outdoors Blog has accessible adventures and adaptive recreation in Massachusetts State Parks and beyond. Keep informed of the many exciting outdoor recreation adventure possibilities, features about adaptive equipment and listings of resources by subscribing to Marcy Marchello’s blog.
Outdoor Recreation Programs
Here are some of Boston’s accessible recreation programs.
Adaptive Sailing Program
Piers Park Sailing Center
95 Marginal St.
East Boston, MA
Phone: 617-561-6677 x15
Community Boating Universal Access Program
21 David G. Mugar Way
Access Recreation Boston
Institute for Human Centered Design
200 Portland St.
Boston, MA 02114
617-695-1225 ext 255
Fact Sheet last updated on: 8/9/2021