AccesSurf empowers people with disabilities by providing adaptive surfing instruction and therapeutic educational programs on water recreation and enriches lives by assisting families to access the beach and ocean in a barrier free environment. AccesSurf utilizes various types of adaptive aquatic equipment from around the world to implement the highest level of safe, therapeutic recreation experiences. With new innovative aquatic equipment regularly integrated into the AccesSurf programs, they provide beach access and adaptive ocean activities including surfing, swimming, snorkeling and flotation. AccesSurf combines certified, professional staff in the fields of therapeutic recreation, rehabilitative medicine, and ocean safety to provide the highest level of safety for therapeutic programs. Trained volunteers assist these professionals ensuring a seamless program that encourages participants to reach their highest level of independence.