Best Accessible Playgrounds in Metro Atlanta
These playgrounds may feature ramp access, adaptive swing sets, sensory elements, smooth surfaces for wheelchair access and more. Playgrounds with an asterisk (*) were built with the assistance of Resurgens Charitable Foundation.
Murphey Candler Park Playground
1551 W. Nancy Creek Dr. NE, Brookhaven
The park’s new accessible playground will be revealed on May 8 at 4 p.m., and its features include basket swings, a musical instrument zone, slides, climbers and more.
Newtown Park Playground*
3150 Old Alabama Rd., Johns Creek
Harmony Play Systems Park within Newtown Park has oversized, outdoor musical instruments for playing with sound, and accessible play equipment, including swings, slides and climbing areas.
HOPE Park/Big Springs Playground*
64 Veterans Dr., McDonough
The park includes a wheelchair-accessible play area, musical play areas for different age groups and cool equipment for special needs kids and adults.
Wade Walker Park Playground
5585 Rockbridge Rd. SW, Stone Mountain
One of DeKalb County’s more accessible and inclusive playgrounds as well as one of the largest. Wheelchair accessible with a rubberized surface, mostly covered by shade. Accelerator swing, gravity rail and climbing nets.
Mayor’s Grove Boundless Playground at Piedmont Park
1320 Monroe Dr. (parking garage location); playground is by the lake
Mayor’s Grove Playground is a Boundless™ playground, which has sensory-rich features that allow children and caregivers of all abilities to interact with each other. It is an interactive playground that is accessible and fun for children of all abilities. Temporarily closed due to COVID-19.
The Miracle League of Newton County Playground*
13501 City Pond Rd., Covington
This bright blue and green playground has wheelchair accessible ramps and a Sway Fun Glider, which is a wheelchair accessible glider where those with and without wheelchairs can ride.
Etowah River Park Playground
600 Brown Industrial Pkwy., Canton
This playground includes a rubber surface, accessible swings, wheelchair accessible ramps and a pirate ship that is wide enough for a child in a wheelchair to fit inside with other kids.
Chastain Park Playground*
135 W. Wieuca Rd. NW, Atlanta
This playground has a wheelchair accessible treehouse, three giant “oodle” swings, outdoor piano and music stations.
Swift-Cantrell Park Playground
3140 Old 41 Hwy. NW, Kennesaw
This playground has wheelchair accessible ramps, a ropes tower, sensory stations, an eight-person We-Go-Round, interactive activities and more, along with 40-feet of shade on especially hot days.
Acworth Sports Complex Playground
4000 S. Main St.
Ramps allow children in wheelchairs to reach different levels, soft surfaces for easy swing access, adaptive swing sets and covered decks.
Logan Farm Park
4405 Cherokee St.
The playground is ADA accessible and has a rubberized surface leading to and around the swings. There is also an inclusive revolution spinner for all types of abilities to enjoy.
1485 Kellogg Creek Rd.
This inclusive playground features ramps, slides, climbing structures and more, and the park has an artificial turf adaptive use baseball/softball diamond for sports fun.
Alpharetta Elementary School Community Park
238 Canton St.
This accessible playground features a wheelchair adaptive swing, an upgraded trail surface with sensory elements and landscaping for a safer, inclusive experience. The playground is open to the public starting at 4 p.m. on school days and through the weekend.
384 Woodward Way N.
Atlanta Memorial Park playground has structures for all age groups as well as accessible surfaces. The playground is nestled beautifully into the forested landscape of this park and provides ample seating, hiking and natural play for all ages.
Boundless Playground at Wesley Coan Park
1530 Woodbine Ave.
Equipment for toddler, elementary and middle school-aged children of all abilities. Slides, bridges, crawl-through spaces and safe swings for disabled children.
John Howell Park Playground
797 Virginia Ave. NE
Poured rubber surfacing and play structures for children of all abilities.
3496 Keswick Dr., Chamblee
This park is home to a new train-themed playground, where kids of all ages can enjoy many different play elements to help promote fitness like balancing, climbing, and swinging. This ADA compliant playground was completed in part due to a matching grant with Playcore and Gametime.
All Children’s Playground at Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave.
Low-reach panels, skid-resistant rubber surfaces and wheelchair-accessible glider swings. The play area includes many multi-sensory play elements. Much of this kid-friendly oasis sits beneath an awning that allows cover from the sun. Open Wed.-Sun. from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Rosel Fann Playground
365 Cleveland Ave. SE
Soft rubber surface, wide ramp access to the top of the main structure, umbrellas, and shade.
D.H. Stanton Park
213 Haygood Ave. SE
Just south of Turner Stadium, this revamped park recently became an all-inclusive playground. The new space has soft surfaces and several slides of varying heights.
705 Hammond Dr., Sandy Springs
Small, wheelchair-accessible structure with rubberized flooring and image panels with dozens of sign language words.
Sara J. González Memorial Park
2411 Coronet Way NW
Sara J. González Memorial Park is the first park named for a Latino in the State of Georgia. This park honors inclusiveness and cultural diversity while providing all-abilities play features and family-oriented greenspace. The park features ADA-compliant wheelchair access throughout.
Windwood Hollow Park
4865 Lakeside Dr., Dunwoody
Swing, slide and climb on a soft rubber surface. This park has two play structures; one for ages 2-5 and one for ages 5-12. The 5-12 play structure has accessible ramps to the upper levels.
Poole’s Mill Park
7725 Poole’s Mill Rd.
Designed for ages 5-12, this playground has a handicapped accessible swing, as well as slides, a ball climber and synthetic turf surfacing.
Magnolia Park- Bremen Recreation Complex
417 River Circle
The all-abilities playground is located between baseball fields 1 and 2.
251 E. Marietta St.
This bright blue playground was built with the assistance of the Resurgens Charitable Foundation.
Rockdale County Miracle League Field and Playground*
1249 S. Main St.
Playground is adjacent to the Miracle League field. Complex includes typical baseball fields.
6115 Jot-Em-Down Rd.
This playground has a soft surface ground cover and sunshades over the play areas and features an outdoor theme with large bugs and fish as part of the playscapes. There are areas for toddlers, older children and all-abilities options.
Coal Mountain Park
3560 Settingdown Rd.
This playground has a soft surface ground cover and sunshades over the play areas and features all-abilities options.
Unity Place at Bay Creek Park*
175 Ozora Rd.
Features rubberized surfaces, supportive swings, wide slides and a wheelchair-accessible sandbox. There’s also a wheelchair accessible ball field at the park.
Wyomia Tyus Playground
1301 Cowan Rd.
This park includes an accessible playground as well as paved and rubberized walking trails.
10900 Buice Rd.
Accessible playground by Harmony Play Systems, with swings, slides and climbing structures and play with oversized musical instruments.
North Mt. Carmel Park
307 N. Mt. Carmel Rd.
This large playground features handicap-accessible equipment, a play area for smaller children and a roadway-themed path for kids to ride their bikes and bigwheels on.
All-Abilities Playground at Lithia Springs Park*
2922 South Sweetwater Rd.
Has special playscapes and structures for all children, including ramp access and adaptive swings.
All Play Playground at East Cobb Park*
3322 Roswell Rd.
Structure with ramps to provide access for children in wheelchairs, plus soft surfaces and interactive equipment.
2230 Lower Roswell Rd.
The ADA-compliant playground has ramps and low-positioned panels for wheelchair users to play with.
Luther Holt Memorial All Children’s Playground
151 Willowbend Rd.
On the shores of Lake Peachtree, this all-abilities playground features interactive game boards, slides and shaky bridges, plus high-back swings with harnesses.
Kedron Park Playground*
202 Kedron Dr.
Facility also includes a pool, basketball and volleyball courts and a game room.
Silver Comet Linear Park*
1301 Richard D. Sailors Pkwy.
This park has an accessible play area with a soft, turf-like flooring, bike and stroller paths, a climbing web, pavilions and more.
Groveway Community Park (formerly Waller Park Extension)
160 Dobbs Dr.
Incudes two ADA accessible playgrounds. One has wheelchair access on the second level of the playground and inclusive swings for children.
Kidscape Village at Cobb Park
2776 Sanford Rd.
Wheelchair access ramps to the play areas.
Windy Hill Community Center Playground
1885 Roswell St.
Featuring the largest, continuous running accessible wheelchair ramp in the country, this playground provides enjoyment for all kids. The inclusive playground includes climbing structures, slides and sensory panels, as well as a soft rubber ground for easy navigation.
Morgan Falls-Athletic Field Complex
450 Morgan Falls Place, Sandy Springs
This universally accessible playground is the City’s newest. Rubber surfacing and two paved walkways makes for ease of entry to decks. Various slides, net climbers and play cubes are mixed with moveable play panels and ground level musical instruments. The area is well shaded by trees.
Peachtree Ridge Park and Playground*
3170 Suwanee Creek Rd.
One of two playgrounds at the park, this dedicated accessible playground features interactive components kids can explore using sight and sound. The synthetic turf makes it wheelchair-friendly. It’s also covered by umbrellas for shade in the hot months of the year.
Bay Creek Park
175 Ozora Road, Loganville
All-abilities playground is wheelchair-and walker-accessible.
Children’s Playgarden Boundless Playground
3200 Clinton Rd.
High-back swings with five-point harnesses, rubber flooring and ramps connecting all levels, plus an elevated sandbox.
Playground at Clinton Nature Preserve
8270 Ephesus Church Rd.
Fully accessible, adaptive swings, soft surfaces.