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Seattle, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The project will create a regional pickleball center in Seattle, enabling more older adults to participate in the age-friendly sport.

Vermillion, SD

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The game of horseshoes is popular with many residents in Vermillion. But the city's horseshoe court needed upgrades to make it accessible to people of all ages and abilities. To fix this, the City renovated the four-pit horseshoe court in Prentis Park. They upgraded the pits' clay surface, added an ADA-compliant sidewalk and purchased pit covers to keep the courts clear of weeds and debris. In the future, the City plans to add seating to accommodate spectators and allow player to rest between rounds. Since the renovations, the courts have drawn residents of all ages. City staff plan for the site to host horseshoe leagues, tournaments and other events.

Anchorage, AK

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will create new recreational and social opportunities for adults aged 50 with intellectual and developmental disabilities by improving Special Olympics Alaska's sports and fitness facility.

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Bethel, CT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: The library will install an adaptive audio system, allowing people who are hard of hearing to listen to presentations using an app on their smartphone or smart device.

Goshen, CT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Trails

Description: This project will install benches and informational signage along a new accessible loop trail that provides an experience in nature for people of all ages and abilities.

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