Floating Beach Wheelchair Hire

Beach wheelchairs unavailable

In the interest of public health during the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City's beach wheelchairs are unavailable until further notice. The wheelchairs will be made available again when we are fully comfortable that they are safe for users.

With free hire of beach wheelchairs along the Cockburn coastline and the provision of beach matting at Ngarkal Beach, our coastline can be accessed by people of all abilities. 

The Floating Beach wheelchair is free to hire for people with disability and is located at Ngarkal Beach, Port Coogee Marina. The passenger must wear a lifejacket (provided with the hire) and be assisted by two adults who are proficient swimmers. After making a booking, wheelchair pick-up and drop-off can be organised and provided at Ngarkal Beach.

When is the wheelchair available to hire?

Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 2pm during summer when lifeguards are patrolling the beach.

How do I hire the wheelchair?

To hire, complete the 'Application for free hire of Floating Beach Wheelchair' form below, or call the City of Cockburn on 08 9411 3444.

Definitions 

  • The hirer - the adult person completing the application to hire form
  • The user - the person with the disability seated in the beach wheelchair
  • The support persons - the two adult persons pushing, pulling, steering and aiding the floatation of the beach wheelchair on both land and in water.
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Application for free hire of Floating Beach Wheelchair

All fields are required except where indicated


Name of Hirer


Support person 1 details


Support person 2 details


Name of User

Only available Saturdays and Sundays
Please note: Available in 2 hour blocks
I have read the "Conditions of Hire & Safety Check list" for City of Cockburn’s Floating Beach Wheelchair, and agree to comply with them.:

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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.