Galway County Council has announced the introduction of accessibility equipment in Ballinasloe playground, following its launch yesterday by the Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway, Cllr. Eileen Mannion.
In the Ballinasloe Playground (rear of Coral Leisure Centre), a wheelchair swing and an accessible picnic table set has been installed, with a new disabled parking bay marked.
In addition, two tracking hoists have been in installed in the disability changing room and the disability toilet in the Coral Leisure Centre, Ballinasloe.
These tracking hoists are designed to aid wheelchair users in the smooth movement between chair/changing table/toilet & shower.
Galway County Council acknowledged the support and assistance received from the Ballinasloe Accessibility Group, Brothers of Charity (Ballinasloe), and the staff of Ballinasloe Coral Leisure Centre on this initiative and the funding support received from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.