Removing Barriers to Health Clubs and Fitness Facilities: A Guide for Accommodating All Members, Including People With Disabilities and Older Adults


This guide provides ways you can make a health club's facility and services more accessible to all people, including people with disabilities and older adults. Illustrations demonstrate how barriers in the physical environment can be removed and how exercise equipment and programs can be designed to create a welcoming facility.

Citation: North Carolina Office on Disability and Health. (2008). Removing barriers to health clubs and fitness facilities. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Author.