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Facility Guides

We hope that you find these guides helpful and that your visits to Milwaukee County buildings, facilities and grounds are enjoyable. We welcome your questions and suggestions to improve these guides. Call us at (414) 278-3932 or email.

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  Boerner Botanical Gardens

9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 (in Whitnall Park)

Braille Signage: Braille signage is found throughout the Education and Visitor Center on the wall located 60” above the floor on the latch side of the door.

Doors: There are two sets of automatic doors located at the east and south entrance of the Education and Visitor Center.

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are located on all three floors of the Education and Visitor Center, and the exterior of the Comfort Station

Educational Classes and Education Center: Individuals needing accommodation should contact the educator of the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens (FBBG) in order to make a request for accommodations for a future visit date. FBBG will contact the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Elevators: There is an accessible elevator located in the Education and Visitor Center.

Entrances: Accessible ramps are located throughout the Gardens.

Exhibits: All exhibits (including plant collections) are ADA Accessible. (Exception inner area of the Rock Garden) Can be viewed from pathway going around the Gardens.

Family (unisex) Restroom: A family (unisex) restroom is located inside the Education and Visitor Center.

First Aid: An AED machine is located by the passenger elevator in the Education and Visitor Center

Food Service: The café is open during the admission season. A soda machine is located on the first floor of the Education and Visitor Center.

Parking: Accessible parking spaces are available in the front row of the parking lot. Vehicles parked in these spaces must display a Disabled Parking Identification Permit hangtag or Disabled license plate.

Pathways: The Gardens have a mixture of pathways. There are gravel, asphalt and brick paths. However the grade may be challenging for persons using manual wheelchairs and walkers.

Public Safety: For the safety of our visitors, no weapons (guns, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc.) are permitted inside any of our buildings.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located in the Education and Visitor Center and the Comfort Station.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed at the Botanical Gardens.  Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome at the Gardens.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the facility in order to request an interpreter for a future date. Sign language interpreter requests will be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Signage: All signs in the Education and Visitor Center are at accessible heights.

Transit: There is not any bus service line to the Botanical Gardens

Wheelchairs, Complimentary: A limited number of wheelchairs are maintained by the Gardens for use while at the Gardens free of charge. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices, as the number of complimentary wheelchairs is limited and are loaned out on a first come first serve basis.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids and Other Power Driven Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchair, Mobility Aids and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome at the Gardens.

WiFi: WiFi is available in the Education and Visitor Center. Ask at the front desk for the password.

  Clinton Rose Senior Center

3045 N. Martin Luther King Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

Elevators: One elevator is located in the middle of the building in front of the main hall. 

Emergency Evacuation: Each floor has a signed designated area of rescue assistance. People unable to use stairways to evacuate the building are to wait in these areas to be escorted out of the building by safety personnel.

Entrances: The main entrance of the senior center is wheelchair accessible.

Food Service: The senior center offers a meal program available Monday - Friday at 11:30 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $3 for anyone over 60, and a fee of $7 for anyone below. Please register the day before if you would like a meal.

Parking: Parking is located in the lot in front of the building, and additional parking is located behind the building. 

Public Safety: To promote building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on each floor in the center of the building by the elevator.  

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the Senior Center. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Transit: MCTS bus routes is located at the corner of 3rd and Burleigh. For more information see http://www.ridemcts.com

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): A complimentary wheelchair is located in the coat room off of the main lobby for your use while at the senior center.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

  Courthouse, Milwaukee County

901 N. 9th Street, Milwaukee WI 53233

Assistive Listening Devices: Devices are available for use from the Office for Persons with Disabilities (see below).

Braille Signage: Braille signage is found throughout the Courthouse on the wall located 60” above the floor on the latch-side of the door.

Criminal Justice Facility Access: Courthouse access to the Criminal Justice Facility is available via the skywalk located on the north end of the Courthouse First Floor.

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

Elevators: Eight accessible elevators are located in the center of the Courthouse.

Emergency Evacuation: Each floor has a signed designated area of rescue assistance. People unable to use stairways to evacuate the building are to wait in these areas to be escorted out of the building by safety personnel.

Entrances: The wheelchair accessible entrance to the Courthouse is located at 900 N. 10th Street (10th Street, between Wells & State Streets)

Food Service: The Courthouse Cafeteria is located on the south end of the Courthouse's Ground Floor. A snack food stand is located at the 10th Street entrance.

Office for Persons with Disabilities (OPD): OPD is located in room 307-B (south-end of the Courthouse on the 3rd floor). To contact OPD, call (414) 278-3932 (voice), (414) 278-3939 (Fax) or 711 (TRS). Please contact OPD staff prior to your visit to seek/request any special accommodations.

Parking: General on-street meter parking on 9th Street, 10th Street, Wells Street, and State Street. MacArthur Square parking structure (841 N. James Lovell St, Milwaukee) offers parking close to the Courthouse, 9th Street Entrance.

Public Safety: To promote building safety, a weapons screening is conducted upon entering the building. Weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the north side of the Courthouse, floors 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5.

Safety Building Access: Courthouse access to the Safety Building is available via the skywalk located on the north end of the Courthouse First Floor.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the Courthouse. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the Courthouse.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Skywalk:

Courthouse - 1st Floor (to Safety Building and Criminal Justice Center)

Safety Building - 3rd Floor (to Courthouse and Criminal Justice Facility)

Criminal Justice Facility - 3rd Floor (to Courthouse and Safety Building)

Transit: MCTS bus routes on Wisconsin Avenue are 1 1/2 blocks south of the Courthouse. During rush hours, MCTS Freeway Flyers arrive and depart from 9th & 10th Street locations. http://www.ridemcts.com

TTY: TTY payphones are located on the ground and 6th floors of the Courthouse.

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are maintained by Facility Management (Ground Floor Room G1) for your use while at the Courthouse. A photo ID is required as a deposit. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices, as the number of complimentary wheelchairs is limited and are loaned out on a first come first served.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the Courthouse.

  Kelly Senior Center

6100 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy, WI 53110

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

Emergency Evacuation: Each building has posted emergency evacuation signs. 

Entrances: The entrances of both buildings are wheelchair accessible.

Food Service: The senior center offers a meal program available Monday - Friday at 11:30 in the South Building.  There is a suggested donation of $3.00 for anyone over 60, and a fee of $7.00 for anyone below.  Please register the day before if you would like a meal.

Parking: Parking is located in the lot directly in front of the main building.

Public Safety: To promote building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms in the main building are located to the left of the front door. The accessible restrooms in the south building are located inside the and down the hall to the right.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the Senior Center. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Transit: MCTS bus route 55 stops in front of the south building.  For more information on routes please see http://www.ridemcts.com

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): A complimentary wheelchair is located in the main lobby by the fish tank.  In the south building one is located inside the front door.  Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility device.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

  McGovern Park Senior Center

4500 W. Custer Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53218

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

Emergency Evacuation: The senior center has posted emergency evacuation signs throughout the building.

Entrances: The front entrance is wheelchair accessible.

Food Service: The senior center offers a meal program available Monday - Friday at 11:30.  There is a suggested donation of $3.00 for anyone over 60, and a fee of $7.00 for anyone below.  Please register the day before if you would like a meal.

Parking: Parking is located in the lot in front of the building.

Public Safety: To promote building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located in the center of the building, off of the fireside room.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the senior center. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Transit: MCTS bus routes on the corner of Sherman and Custer, route #30. For more info please see http://www.ridemcts.com

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): A complimentary wheelchairs is located in the maintenance room if needed, please see staff to access.  Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

  Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (Domes)

524 S. Layton Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI 53215

Audio Listening Devices: Six audio boxes are stationed throughout the domes to offer six different 30-second summaries about a major topic that reflects what a sighted person is experiencing as well as enhancing sighted person’s experience.

Braille Signage: Braille signage is found on the top of the audio boxes, offering directions on how to use the audio devices. Braille is also located on the restroom signs.

Doors: There is one set of automated doors at the entrance to the Conservatory as well as one set to enter each individual dome.

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are stationed in the front area of the complex.

Educational Classes and Education Center: Individuals needing accommodation should contact the educator in order to make a request for accommodations for a future visit date. Educator will then contact the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Emergency Evacuation: Each floor has a signed designated area of rescue assistance. People unable to use stairways to evacuate the building are to wait in these areas to be escorted out of the building by safety personnel.

Entrances: The wheelchair accessible entrance to the Conservatory facility is on the west side of the complex facing Layton Boulevard (27th Street).

Exhibits: All exhibits (including plant collection) are ADA accessible.

Food Service: There are no food services; only one drink and one ice cream vending machine. Both are at accessible heights.

Parking: General off-street parking in the parking lot is available with well-marked accessible parking spaces and ramped curb areas.

Pathways inside each Dome: The tropical dome and desert dome have paved pathways. However, the grade can be challenging for persons using manual wheelchairs and walkers. The show dome is bricks with a challenging grade as well for persons using manual wheelchairs and walkers.

Picnic Tables: There are picnic tables in the outdoor plaza that offer accessibility.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located at the front of the complex.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the Conservatory. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the Conservatory.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the educator in order to request an interpreter for a future visit date. Sign language interpreter requests will be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Signage: All signage are at accessible heights.

Transit: MCTS bus routes on Layton Boulevard (27th Street) are 1/2 blocks west of the Conservatory complex. http://www.ridemcts.com

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are maintained by the Conservatory for use while at the Conservatory. A photo ID is required as a deposit. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices, as the number of complimentary wheelchairs is limited and are loaned out on a first come first served basis.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the Conservatory.

WiFi: Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory offers FREE WiFi in the lobby area of the facility. WiFi will automatically pop up as “Milwaukee County Guest.”

  Washington Park Senior Center

4420 W. Vliet St. Milwaukee, WI 53208

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

Emergency Evacuation: The center has emergency evacuation plans posted throughout the building.

Entrances: The main entrance off of the parking lot, and the lobby entrance is wheelchair accessible.

Food Service: The senior center offers a meal program available Monday - Friday at 11:30.  There is a suggested donation of $3.00 for anyone over 60, and a fee of $7.00 for anyone below.  Please register the day before if you would like a meal.

Parking: Parking is located in the lot on the side of the building. Drop off is available at the lobby doors.

Public Safety: To promote building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located off of the lobby.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the senior center. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Transit: MCTS bus routes on Vliet Street at either end of the parking lot, these are serviced by routes #31 & #33. For more information please see http://www.ridemcts.com

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): Two complimentary wheelchairs are located in the coat room off of the lobby. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

  Wehr Nature Center

9701 W. College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132

Wehr Nature Center is a gem of the Milwaukee County Parks. With 220 acres and 5 miles of trails going through forest, prairie, savanna, and wetland, Wehr is the ideal place to enjoy, learn, and rejuvenate. WNC's award winning staff and volunteer program goes hand-in-hand with the more than 40-year-old tradition of fostering meaning nature connections for all Milwaukee County residents.

Wehr Nature Center and the Friends of Wehr are dedicated to the goal of becoming the most accessible nature center in southeast Wisconsin. Wehr Staff and Volunteers hold the belief that Wehr is "a place for all seasons, a place for everyone." We are striving to make our building, trails and programming more accessible and inclusive for all abilities.

Complete Inclusion Assessment including photos

Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator: Our Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator is happy to help with information and accommodations. Call 414-425-8550 or email the coordinator.

Amphitheater: Bench seating, height of 18 inches, without backs. Platform at the top of the amphitheater is used as accessible seating. Three temporary companion seats can be added to accompany the three accessible seats during public events. Ramp access to stage.

Entrances: Front entrance is currently the only accessible entrance with automatic doors with a clear open width of 32 inches. There are no stairs to building entrance.

Food Service: There are no food services; juice, water, hot chocolate, coffee and granola bars are sold at the front desk.

Nature Exhibits: Permanent and seasonal exhibit areas throughout the building have an accessible route of travel. Overall, items are within average line of site. Mobile, hands-on tables are between 21-24 inches tall. One table displays skulls, shells and other artifacts. Another table is full of sensory items, including feathers, skins, etc.

Nature Store: Gift shop with nature-themed gifts, books, and activity kits. Doors remain open, with clear open width of 59 inches. Overall, there is a clear route of travel throughout the shop.

Observation Deck: Accessible deck offers a scenic view of Mallard Lake and is a great spot for bird watching. The deck has three benches for companion seating.

Parking: Accessible parking is available in the marked spaces closest to the Nature Center building. There are two spots on the first side of the lot and three spots directly across. Distance from parking to entrance is 246 ft.

Pier: An accessible pier is located on Wetland Trail. Scenic view of Mallard Lake and wildlife viewing. No fishing permitted on Nature Center property.

PreK-12 Fieldtrips and Scout/Youth Groups: Supports and activity accommodations available. Please contact the Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator to make arrangements prior to your visit.

Reception: Reception area is easily located just past automatic front entry. Front desk is marked with large "Admissions" sign. The area stands out front the rest of the building as its walls are painted bright green. Counter height is 40 inches.

Restrooms, Men’s: Push plate entrance, pull handle exit. Doors can be propped open upon request. Free floor space in stall 62 inches X 32 inches with toilet height of 17 inches, 2 grab bars. Sink height is 33 inches.

Restrooms, Women’s: Push plate entrance, pull handle exit. Doors can be propped open upon request. Free floor space in stall 70 inches X 36 inches with toilet height of 17 inches, 2 grab bars. Sink height is 33 inches.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed on the Nature Center property. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome at the Nature Center.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator in order to request an interpreter for a future visit date. Sign language interpreter requests will be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Specialized Programs or Services for Adults: General nature talks and hikes available for groups with disabilities. Please contact the Accessibility & Inclusion Coordinator to coordinate your visit.

Trail: Wetland Trail is currently being converted to a loop trail with a connection from the accessible amphitheater area. It is an elevated boardwalk through the wetland natural area including; accessible pier, scenic view of lake, gathering area with benches, bridge over stream bed. Sections of the boardwalk trail are still under construction. Until final boardwalk connections are made, the trail is used as a one way trail (out and back on the same trail).

Transportation: Wehr Nature Center is not located on a Milwaukee County Bus line. Transit Plus provides transportation services to people who are found eligible for paratransit services. For more information, phone: 414-343-1700 (voice), 414-343-1704 (TTY) or visit the Transit Plus website.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome at the Nature Center.

  Wil-O-Way Grant

207 Lake Dr., South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Drinking Fountain: Accessible drinking fountain is located near the restrooms in the building.

Emergency Evacuation: Please check the emergency evacuation plans located near the entrance of the building to locate your nearest escape route.

Entrance: The main entrance is accessible, as well as the other entrances/exits of the building.

Food Service: Accessible kitchen, including a stove, oven, refrigerator, and microwave.

Parking: Accessible parking spaces on the circle drive near the building, and has additional parking north of the building as well.

Picnic Tables: Accessible picnic tables throughout the grounds.

Play Area: This area includes a wheelchair accessible state of the art playground with "roll-in" sandbox. Also near the play area is an accessible basketball court, gardening area, as well as accessible pathways around the facility.

Public Safety: To encourage building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located near the main entrance to the building.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in Wil-O-Way Grant. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in Wil-O-Way Grant.

Transit: MCTS bus routes on College Avenue & Brookdale, stop #7980, are approximately 1/2 mile away from Wil-O-Way Grant. For additional information on public transportation visit: http://www.ridemcts.com

Wading Pool: Accessible wading pool that is open seasonally to renters at an additional cost.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome at the Wil-O-Way Grant

WiFi: FREE WiFi in the facility. The log-in is: DASopd79

  Wil-O-Way Underwood

10602 Underwood Parkway, Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Disc Golf: An accessible 3-hole Disc Golf course is located on the grounds southeast of the facility along the accessible path.

Drinking Fountain: Accessible drinking fountain is located in the main hall on the south wall, east of the kitchen.

Emergency Evacuation: Please check the emergency evacuation plans located near the entrance of the building to locate your nearest escape route.

Entrance: The main entrance is accessible, as well as the other entrances/exits of the building.

Food Service: Wil-O-Way Underwood also offers an accessible kitchen, including a stove, oven, refrigerator, and microwave.

Parking: Accessible parking spaces east of the main entrance, and has additional parking north of the building as well.

Picnic Tables: Accessible picnic tables throughout the grounds.

Play Area: This area includes a wheelchair accessible state of the art playground with "roll-in" sandbox. Also near the play area is an accessible basketball court, as well as accessible pathways around the facility.

Public Safety: To encourage building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the south side of the main hall near the kitchen.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in Wil-O-Way Underwood. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in Wil-O-Way Underwood.

Transit: MCTS bus routes on Watertown Plank Road & Innovation Drive, stop #8257, are approximately 1.2 miles away from Wil-O-Way Underwood. For additional information on public transportation visit: http://www.ridemcts.com

Wading Pool: Accessible wading pool that is open seasonally to renters at an additional cost.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome at the Wil-O-Way Underwood

WiFi: FREE WiFi in the facility. The log-in is: DASopd79

  Wilson Park Senior Center

2601 W. Howard Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53221

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are found throughout the building.

Elevators: Elevator is located at the East Entrance, to access the dining site.

Emergency Evacuation: Each floor has a signed designated area of rescue assistance. People unable to use stairways to evacuate the building are to wait in these areas to be escorted out of the building by safety personnel.

Entrances: Both the east entrance, and the circle driveway entrance are wheelchair accessible.

Food Service: The senior center offers a meal program available Monday - Friday at 11:30, located in the lower level. Access to the lower level is located at the east entrance.  There is a suggested donation of $3.00 for anyone over 60, and a fee of $7.00 for anyone below.  Please register the day before if you would like a meal.

Parking: Parking is located east of the building in the large lot.  Drop off is available at the circle driveway.

Public Safety: To promote building safety, weapons, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc. are not allowed in the building.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located at the east entrance, in the center of the building by the circle driveway entrance, and in the lower level outside of the dining site.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed in the senior center. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

Sign Language Interpreters: Individuals needing a sign language interpreter should contact the department, division, office, and/or person you need to communicate with and ask them to arrange for an interpreter for you. Sign language interpreter requests should be directed to the Office for Persons with Disabilities.

Transit: MCTS bus routes on Wisconsin Avenue are 1 1/2 blocks south of the Courthouse. During rush hours, MCTS Freeway Flyers arrive and depart from 9th & 10th Street locations. http://www.ridemcts.com

Wheelchairs (Complimentary): A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are located in the coat room off of the main hall.  Visitors are encouraged to bring their own mobility devices.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome in the senior center.

  Zoo, Milwaukee County

10001 W. Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Admission: Groups of individuals with disabilities from an organization will receive free admission and parking if they have pre-registered the organization’s visit. Groups should present their confirmation letters from the Zoo showing that they have registered their organization with special needs, and present it to the gate supervisor. See www.milwaukeezoo.org/visit/specialneedsadm.php for details on policy and to pre-register a visit. (Individuals with disabilities do not receive a discount on admission.)

Attractions/Rides: Safari Train (Sponsored by North Shore Bank): Accessible only for transfers. There is a separate gate for wheelchairs and other mobility devices; please notify ticket seller. Wheelchairs and other mobility devices may be left on the platform while on train ride.

Carousel (Sponsored by Penzeys Spices): Wheelchair accessibility via ramp (300lbs max).

Zoomobile Tours (Sponsored by Meijer): One of the Zoo’s three trams is handicap accessible. Please call ahead to ensure availability of the handicap tram on the day of your visit.

MillerCoors Giraffe Experience: Wheelchair accessibility via ramp.

Sky Safari: Currently not ADA accessible.

Sky Trail® Ropes Courses & Zip Line: Currently not ADA accessible.

Oceans of Fun Seal & Sea Lion Show: There is a wheelchair accessible area from which to watch the show. For the safety of our animals, service animals are not permitted in the first three rows of the bleachers.

Birds of Prey Show: For the safety of our animals, service animals are not permitted in the Birds of Prey Show.

Goat Yard: For the safety of our animals, service animals are not permitted in the Goat Yard.

Drinking Fountains: Accessible water fountains are available in various Zoo buildings and are typically located outside of the restrooms.

Elevators: There are accessible elevators located in the Peck Welcome Center and the Karen Peck Katz Conservation Education Center.

Entrances: All Zoo buildings that are publicly-accessible have a wheelchair accessible entrance.

Family (unisex) Restroom: A family (unisex) restroom with changing area is located outside of the Zoo Gift Shop, next to the First Aid Station.

First Aid: A First Aid Station is located outside of the Zoo Gift Shop, across from the Sky Trail Ropes Course.

Food Service: The Flamingo Café is located on the northern end of the U.S. Bank Gathering Place. There are other concession stands located throughout the Zoo grounds that are open seasonally – please visit milwaukeezoo.org for hours and other details.

Parking: Accessible parking spaces are available in the front of lots 1, 2 and 3. Vehicles parked in these spaces must display a Disabled Parking Identification Permit hangtag or Disabled / Veteran license plates.

Picnic Tables: There are picnic tables that offer accessibility throughout the Zoo grounds.

Public Safety: For the safety of our visitors and staff, no weapons (guns, personal safety devices, sharp implements, etc.) are prohibited in Zoo buildings and on Zoo grounds during posted special events. Smoking is only permitted in the parking lot.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located in the following buildings: Aquatic & Reptile Center, Giraffe, Lakeview Place, Library, Dairy Complex, Peck Welcome Center, Primates of the World, Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country, Flamingo Café and U.S. Bank Gathering Place. A family restroom with changing area is located outside of the Zoo Gift Shop, next to the First Aid Station.

Service Animals: Pets are not allowed at the Zoo. Service animals that assist individuals with disabilities and comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Service Animal Procedure are welcome at the Zoo.

Transit: The closest MCTS bus stop to the Zoo is located near the Walk-in Gate on Bluemound Road.

Wheelchairs (Sponsored by Wilderness Resort): A limited number of wheelchairs and adult-sized strollers are available for visitor use free of charge. Motorized scooters (400lbs max) are available for $30/day. Wheelchairs, strollers and motorized scooters are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved in advance.

Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices: Wheelchairs, mobility aids and other power-driven mobility devices that comply with the Milwaukee County ADA Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power Driven Mobility Devices Procedure are welcome on Zoo grounds.

MILWAUKEE COUNTY OFFICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

901 N. 9th Street, Room 307-B
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 278-3932 (voice), (414) 278-3939 (fax), 711 (TRS)

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