Here’s what you need to know about the beach wheelchairs at Padre Island

Pardre – a blog post by Pardre – Island Nationwide Seaside desires the general public to realize it has two wheelchairs to be had for seashore use.

Kelly Taylor advised the wheelchairs were round for a number of years and feature been used regularly. On the other hand, she added they posted the inside track on its Fb web page previous this week to tell fans who is probably not conscious about the chairs.

The massive, rubber-wheeled chairs are unfastened and first-come, first-serve, Taylor mentioned. She added that the chairs are best to be had for Malaquite Seashore (so you’ll be able to’t take them to different spaces). 

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Beachgoers can take hold of the chairs on the Malaquite Customer Middle from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday via Sunday. Whilst a seashore wheelchair is loaned for free of charge, PINS ask for a driving force’s license to carry till it’s been returned. Malaquite Seashore is available from the Customer Middle boardwalk. 

Taylor identified the chair isn’t for use within the water, only for the seashore. She famous the team of workers can’t assist switch other people over to the wheelchair all the way through this time. Members of the family or buddies are accountable for moving any individual to the chair.

Visitors can name forward the day of to test if chairs are to be had, however Taylor mentioned the chairs may well be long gone when they arrive. If pastime will increase, Taylor discussed PINS will paintings on a machine the place they are able to make it to be had to others at a definite time of the day. 

“We wish to ensure that everybody has the chance to benefit from the seashore,” Taylor mentioned. “We would like the entire circle of relatives to get out in reality benefit from the useful resource.”