August 11, 2012

A public accommodation in an existing facility (that is, a facility constructed prior to the effective date of the ADA and/or the current ADA Standards) is required to comply with those ADA Standards to the extent it is readily achievable to do so.   The regulations list many modifications that are typically readily achievable:

1) Installing ramps;
2) Making curb cuts in sidewalks and entrances;
3) Repositioning shelves;
4) Rearranging tables, chairs, vending machines, displ...

August 4, 2012

The 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (hereafter "Standards") include a requirement that all newly constructed or altered swimming pools subject to Title III of the ADA,  such as hotels and motels, health clubs, recreation centers, public country clubs, and other businesses that have swimming pools, wading pools, and spas, provide accessible means of entry.  These provisions have caused a lot of confusion insofar as existing swimming pools are concerned.  Intially, readily achievable modificatio...

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