About the Requirements for Recreation Facilities in the ADA and ABA Standards

The ADA Standards and ABA Standards contain provisions for various types of recreation facilities, including:

  • Amusement Rideswater ride
  • Recreational Boating Facilities
  • Exercise Machines and Equipment
  • Fishing Piers and Platforms
  • Golf Facilities
  • Miniature Golf Facilities
  • Play Areas
  • Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, and Spas
  • Shooting Facilities with Firing Positions

Provisions specific to these facilities are found in Chapter 2 (Scoping Requirements) and Chapter 10 (Recreation Facilities). 

The Board has issued a series of guides on recreation facilities that further explain these requirements in the standards.