Anderson Park has five entry points, which are all asphalt walkways on-grade at the curb for smooth wheelchair access. The pathways have gentle grades and are welcoming to wheelchairs. The southern entrance (Parkside Road) has two designated, signposted handicapped parking spaces. The primary northern entrance on Bellevue Avenue is directly across the street from two public lots that both have designated handicapped parking.
ADA Policy Statement
Friends of Anderson Park is committed to making its programs accessible to all. If you have questions about access, contact Lisanne Renner, Program Director, at 973-477-7207 or Lisanne@FriendsOfAndersonPark.com
ADA Non-Discrimination Policy
Friends of Anderson Park does not discriminate on the basis of disability in access to this Essex County park; treatment of or employment in its services, programs or activities. Anderson Park is completely wheelchair accessible with designated handicapped parking at the south end of the park along Parkside Road.
Upon request, accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in Friends of Anderson Park’s programs and activities. Friends of Anderson Park has a volunteer designated coordinator to facilitate compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as required by Section 35.107 of the U.S. Department of Justice regulations, and to coordinate compliance with Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
While the above laws mandate equal access to people with disabilities, Friends of Anderson Park makes it a priority to establish an environment that embraces the spirit of the law, ensuring an optimal experience for all. Upon request, information will be made available in alternative formats such as large print, computer disc, or on the Friends of Anderson Park’s website.