In June 2015, Central Elgin acquired two new beach wheelchairs for use by beachgoers in Port Stanley. The Hippocampe chairs will enable everyone, of any age, to enjoy beach activities to their full ability. The chairs can be used in or out of the water, and traveling on sand is easy due to the double wide wheels. The purchase of one of these chairs was made possible by a generous donation from the Port Stanley Lion’s Club.
The wheelchairs will be located at the main lifeguard tower every day during beach patrol hours, and available for use upon request free of charge. Users must provide identification in order to use the wheelchairs.
450 Sunset Drive
St. Thomas, ON N5R 5V1