Special Abilities Program / Inclusion

little girl in jungle gym

The Parks & Recreation Department proudly offers programs for children ages 10+ and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in regularly scheduled recreational activities. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 305.673.7730 for more information on other activities included in Inclusion In Recreation.

North Shore Margaret M. Swett Social Club for Developmentally Disabled Adults

Scott Rakow Youth Center • 2700 Sheridan Avenue
The Margaret M. Swett Social Club is celebrating 53 years of providing quality recreational / social programs for our community’s developmentally disabled population. Registered members meet on Sundays from 1 PM – 3 PM at the Scott Rakow Youth Center and attend weekly theme parties, field trips, banquets, dances and special programs. The program is free for Miami Beach Residents and $64 for Non-Residents. Call 305.673.7767 for more information or email Enock Valerus at enockvalerus@miamibeachfl.gov.

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Special Abilities Offerings

Beach Sand Access
The City of Miami Beach offers manual “Beach Wheelchairs”, to access beach sand for those who are mobility impaired, to enjoy our beautiful beaches.  First come, first served basis. Drivers License or photo ID required. Beach Wheelchair Location: Ocean Rescue Headquarters (1001 Ocean Drive) and South Pointe Park (1 Washington Avenue). For more information please call 305.673.7000, x 7714.

Inclusion in Recreation
This program allows children with disabilities to participate in regularly scheduled recreational activities at all City of Miami Beach Parks & Recreation facilities. Call 305.673.7730 for more information.

Mobi-Mats are a safe beach access surface for those who are mobility impaired to reach our beautiful beaches. Locations: 3 Street, 5 Street, 6 Street, 8 Street, 10 Street, 14 Street, 21 Street and 79 Street.