The 39th annual Playland Day for People with Disabilities will take place at Playland on Friday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Nearly 7,000 people have registered for the event. For the second year, Westchester County’s Office for the Disabled and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation will partner with the Tommie Cares Foundation, which has generously agreed to sponsor the cost of the event.
Playland Day for People with Disabilities is open to all Westchester County residents with a disability and members of their immediate families. Parents, friends, and volunteers are all welcome to join in the day of free rides, entertainment and activities.
In addition to enjoying the rides at Playland, The Tommie Cares Foundation will once again organize adventure water sports activities at Rye Beach, where specially trained lifeguards and athletes will take a limited number of children with special needs kayaking, stand up paddling, outrigger canoeing, and more.
The adventure water sports will begin at 8 a.m. at Rye Beach.
Volunteers nd children who wish to take part should register in advance online.
In addition to the Tommie Cares Foundation,Verizon, also a sponsor, will provide volunteers to help with traffic control, ride assistance and registration. Pepsi has donated gifts and prizes for the volunteers.
There is no rain date scheduled.
For more information, call the Office for the Disa bled at (914) 995-2956 or Tommie Cares Foundation (917) 283-2292.Tommie Cares Foundation is a non-profit entity designed to build community, possibility, compassion and understanding. The foundation is dedicated to helping those in need with physical and developmental special needs, gain confidence and self-esteem through real-life adventures.