Vera beaches, a benchmark in accessibility

First participant group.

First participant group.

Vera's beaches host the 22 to the 31 May performances called "multiadventure on the beach" project of sport for people with different intellectual capacities organized by the sports and youth Almería Provincial Council and the City of Vera.

In this regard the Public Service Concejalas, Beaches and Citizen Participation Francisca García, Isabel de Haro Tourism and Equality and Social Services Yolanda Torres joined on Tuesday the first group of mentally retarded children who developed physical and sports activities adapted using the facilities of the beaches veratenses.

accessible beaches
Recall that the beaches of Vera are provided with various services that make them accessible to disabled: how accessible points, ramps and walkways to the shore, showers and toilets accessible, which they have support services bathroom, availability of crutches and amphibious chairs, and shaded areas of use reserved, among many other services and beach equipment, as well as, itineraries created with information tailored to save cognitive barriers.

According to Yolanda Torres, "As co-organizers of the activity we show our involvement with the group of people with intellectual disabilities by adapted physical activity and providing it with the same planning criteria more accessible, organization and resources than any other activity organized by the consistory. We are aware that this model of sport, You must continue adapting to the needs, levels of practice and satisfaction of this collective ".

The project, whose headquarters for all municipalities in the lift is Vera, It aims to meet the actual demand for sport entities such as occupational centers, educational, associations, clubs, etc.. On this occasion the centers and participating entities are Lanes Foundation and the Club Deportivo San Marcos Regional Macael, Virgen del Socorro residence Tíjola, The association Salient Albox, La Esperanza Association of Pulpí, Virgin River Association Huércal Overa, Apafa Velez Rubio and Vera ASPRODALBA.

The four days in which activities will take place will have the necessary adaptations to the group of participants, so they can enjoy, through a methodology of cooperative work of peers / as and experience able to stimulate their senses when making the different proposals physical practice.

The various activities among which canoeing, beach volleyball and gymkanas be made in water and sand area, and have an educational-recreational and playfulness.