We are piloting a free beach wheelchair service at South Strand Skerries, and Velvet Strand Portmarnock for the 2016 Bathing Season. These wheelchairs will allow visitors with disabilities or mobility restrictions to have easier access to and enjoyment of our beaches.
The service is free of charge, but must be booked in advance.
When are the chairs available?
Between the hours of 11am to 7pm, 7 days a week during July and August 2016.
Chairs can be booked in slots of up to 2 hours.
How do I book a Wheelchair?
You must book in advance, by ringing either of the numbers below;
Are there any terms and conditions?
You must fill in our waiver form
You must present valid photo I.D showing your current address when collecting the chair.
Chair users must have a carer or assistant present to aid them in transfer to the chair, and to push the chair. Fingal Staff (Lifeguards or otherwise) cannot assist transfer to and from the chair, under any circumstances.
For further information please contact Bernard Kenealy
By telephone: (01) 8905891
By email: Bernard.Kenealy@fingal.ie