ROC City Circus: Accessibility

ROC City Circus

Circus Training Space


1344 University Avenue

Suite 6200

Rochester, NY 14607


Mandy Raville

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Venue is at ground level
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs on the route have curb cuts at all necessary spots (drives, parking, and drop-offs)
  • Ramps are the proper slope, having railings on both sides that are appropriate widths

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • Accessible parking spaces are not closest to the main accessible entrance
  • Accessible parking spaces are located at both ends of the warehouse with a ramp leading to the front (accessible doors).
  • Van-accessible spaces
  • Accessible spaces marked with International Symbol of Accessibility


  • Main entrance is accessible (small, low-grade ramp)
  • Main entrance has door with at least 32” of clear opening with at least 18” of clear wall on the pull side of door next to handle
  • Threshold edge is accessible (1/4” high or less)
  • Automatic door with push pad no higher than 48”
  • Accessible entrance can not be used independently
  • Ramp or left available to be used at the entrance
  • Inaccessible entrances do not have signs indicatingg nearest accessible entrance

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36” wide
  • 5’ space for turning a wheelchair completely
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

  • Aisles and pathways between seating at least 36” wide
  • Spaces for wheelchairs distributed throughout space
  • Companion seating options provided
  • No removable arm rests
  • Accessible counters for tickets and concessions with a 36” wide section and area of free space in front of more than 30” x 48”
  • Items on counter easy to reach
  • Waterfountain N/A


  • No elevator – venue has only one level


  • Accessible restroom with doorway at least 32” clear
  • Unisex pictograms
  • Adequate maneuvering space for person using wheelchair (approximately 6.5”)
  • 36” wide path to all fixtures
  • Accessible stall with grab bars behind and on side of wall nearest toilet
  • Stall door has twist knob (turn and twist)
  • Door handles operable with a closed fist or less than 48” high
  • Toilet seat 17’-19’ high
  • Faucet operable with closed fist
  • Soap dispenser not higher than 44”
  • Paper towel dispenser higher than 50”


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