John’s Accessible Summer Adventures: Rogers Centre

The summer would not be complete without a trip to the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario to watch the Toronto Blue Jays. The Jays are beginning the process to build a team to be a World Series contender in the years ahead.  With the experience of veteran baseball players including Kevin Pillar and Justin Smoak combined with the emerging talents of the new recruits including Aledmys Diaz, Yangervis Solarte and Randal Grichuk suggests a promising future.

The commitment of the Rogers Centre and the Toronto Blue Jays to accessibility is apparent in the universal design features of this facility and its services.  A comprehensive Accessibility Guide on the website addresses a range of topics including but not limited to the following:

·         Accessible Seating

·         Drop-Off/Pick-Up

·         Emergency Evacuations

·         Guest Services

·         Accessible Parking

·         Service Animals

·         Wheelchair Escorts and Storage

·         Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf (TTY)

The staff of the Rogers Centre are generally well-informed on the importance of accessible and inclusive customer service…  The Rogers Centre and Toronto Blue Jays rocks!

To learn more about the commitment to accessibility and inclusion by the Rogers Centre and Toronto Blue Jays visit:

https://www.mlb.com/bluejays/ballpark/disability-access-guide