Accessible Beaches and Recreation
All terrain and beach wheelchairs
All-terrain and beach wheelchairs are available at seven locations across the Mornington Peninsula. Please book ahead by phoning or emailing the individual agencies listed below.
Mount Martha Lifesaving Club - There are two MobiChairs that are able to go into the water. For use between the flags on weekends during patrol season (November to April). All users must read the conditions of use, checklist and sign the loan agreement before use. There is also Beach Matting on the sand in front of the Lifesaving Club every day during the patrol season.
Download: Conditions of Use for Mobi Chair(DOCX, 1024KB)
Mornington Life Saving Club - There is one MobiChairs that is able to go into the water. For use between the flags on weekends during patrol season (November to April). All users must read the conditions of use, checklist and sign the loan agreement before use.
Download: Conditions of Use for MobiChair(DOCX, 1024KB)
Point Leo Surf Life-Saving Club - a Sandcruiser beach wheelchair can be booked for free from the Point Leo Surf Life-Saving Club.
Lord Somers Camp have 3 wheelchairs (1 Hippocampe, 2 All-terrain chairs) which can be booked for free use on Monday to Friday, 7am to 5.30pm. Weekend use by arrangement with the camp operator before pick up.
Coolart Wetlands and Homestead has a Hippocampe chair which can be hired from the Visitor Centre.
Camp Manyung (YMCA) has on offer 3 Hippocampe chairs for loan to disability agencies on the Mornington Peninsula.
Parks Victoria has an All-terrain wheelchair at the Point Nepean Information Centre. Best suited to compact sand, lawns and pathways.
Liberty Swings are swings that people in wheelchairs can use.
Liberty Swings are available at the following locations on the Mornington Peninsula:
- Hastings Foreshore playground on Marine Parade, Hastings
- Lawson Park playground on Leon Avenue, Rosebud
You will need a Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK) to use the swings. For information about how to get your own key visit our MLAK webpage online
MLAKs can also be borrowed from:
A key safe box next to the swing at Lawson Park - please contact us for the code
Disability Sport & Recreation
For a small fee, you can hire a piece of adaptive equipment from this equipment library in both junior and adult sizes. Visit Disability Sport & Recreation online.