Accessibility services

Council is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for people with a disability, take a look at some of the services on offer below.

Find out more about NDIS support services.

Beach wheelchairs

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A FreeWheel wheelchair.

Book a beach wheelchair and enjoy a great day at the beach with family and friends.  

Chairs are free to hire. They can be borrowed by a support person for use by persons aged 5 and over with a disability.


An All-terrain wheelchair.

Council has 4 beach wheelchairs available for use at the following locations:

  • Fingal Head Beach*
  • Cabarita Beach*
  • Tweed Heads
  • Pottsville

The Tweed Heads chair may be transported for use at any Tweed Coast beach.

*The Fingal Head and Cabarita chairs must be used in a specific area (they must not be removed from that area or transported elsewhere).

What types of wheelchairs can I book? 

You can book a FreeWheel wheelchair at our Pottsville, Cabarita and Fingal Head hire locations. A FreeWheel is a wheelchair with soft balloon tyres that rolls easily over sand and even into low waves.

At Tweed Heads you can book an All-terrain wheelchair which has all-terrain wheels which can ride over bumpy and uneven surfaces such as sand. 

Book a beach wheelchair

Tweed Heads South (All terrain chair)
Phone Council's Community Care team on 07 5569 3110 (Monday to Friday)
Email communityservices@tweed.nsw.gov.au

Pottsville South 
Phone Tweed Holiday Parkson 02 6676 1050 or Free call 1800 234 121 (Option 7)
Email pottsvillesouth@tweedholidayparks.com.au or visit Pottsville South | Tweed Holiday Parks

Cabarita
Phone Cabarita Beach Surf Lifesaving Club on 02 6676 1551
Email admin@cabaslsc.org.au

Fingal
Email Fingal Rovers Surf Lifesaving Club at admin@fingalroversslsc.com.au or visit Fingal Rovers SLSC – Fingal Rovers Surf Lifesaving club

Please note: the hirer is responsible for all transportation arrangements and payment of the refundable deposit for the chair. At the time of hire, the user / family member / care giver must read and agree to the terms of use, sign a lease agreement and provide identification. The terms of use are guidelines to ensure the person using the chair is kept safe at all times.

Subsidised aquatic centre membership

Subsidised aquatic centre memberships are available (subject to conditions).

For information see Tweed Regional Aquatic Centres (TRAC) membership