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Our Journey to Creating the Ultimate Accessible Wheelchair Swing

Bryan Belair, a knowledgeable creator and entrepreneur, has dedicated his career to manufacturing playgrounds for over four decades.  Under the brands BRP and Play KSL, he has provided children with safe and enjoyable places to play and exercise. He created the universal wheel chair swing.

Throughout his career, Bryan has shown a deep commitment to creating inclusive play spaces that cater to the needs of all children. 

Freedom Glider

Here at Freedom Glider, we recognized that anyone restricted to a wheelchair can find it difficult to use the complex features of a traditional play space, especially the elements with a to and fro motion. 



We use only high-quality materials and cutting-edge technology to produce the Freedom Glider. Our product is an all-welded steel construction with a fully welded stringer system, which exceeds all other fastening methods.



At our company, we take safety and compliance very seriously. Bryan was one of three manufacturers who developed the Standard for Play Equipment. He has maintained his involvement on many boards throughout his entire career...



At our company, we believe that play should be inclusive and accessible. That’s why our Freedom Glider is made expressly for wheelchair users and accommodates all makes and models of wheelchairs.


Anthony Frisina

"The wheelchair-accessible swing at Gage Park has been a game-changer. It sets the precedence for the future of greater access to play for persons who use wheelchairs in the City of Hamilton. I am grateful for this initiative and a future of active and inclusive play for everyone."

Springdale Public Schools, Springdale Arkansas Teacher

"When a student in a wheelchair is upset, it is difficult to rock them or sooth them. Having access to the Freedom Glider has enabled the school staff to comfort students who are in a wheelchair and not able to easily be lifted out of the wheelchair. We have seen students go from crying and upset with increased tone to calm, smiling and relaxed."

Springdale Public Schools, Springdale Arkansas Teacher

"When recess is mentioned, my student immediately starts to propel herself toward the playground and "her" swing. She is motivated to get to the playground so she can swing as long as possible. Having the Freedom Glider has not only given her something to do at recess that all of the other students enjoy, it has motivated her to become more proficient in independent wheelchair propulsion!"

Springdale Public Schools, Springdale Arkansas Teacher

"The Freedom Gliders have enabled all of our students to fully participate in recess! A game changer for our students who use a wheelchair for their mobility!"

Dan Maggiacomo

"The Glider has meant that all of our students who are blind, partially-sighted, or are Deafblind are able to access our playground in a meaningful way. The students with mobility-challenges love it, the staff are always getting students on the swing. It’s so easy to access that it encourages constant use, ALL of our students now benefit from our playground!"