Website Accessibility

At Jefferson City Parks and Recreation, we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We continually strive to improve the user experience for everyone and apply relevant accessibility standards. If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, or a screen reader) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the web address of the requested material, and your contact information.

Accessibility Features

Here are some of the features we’ve implemented to ensure accessibility on our website:

  1. Keyboard Navigation: Our website can be navigated easily using a keyboard alone, ensuring that individuals who rely on keyboard navigation can access all features and content.
  2. Screen Reader Compatibility: We have designed our website to be compatible with popular screen reader software, allowing visually impaired users to access and understand the content effectively.
  3. Alt Text for Images: All images on our website are accompanied by descriptive alternative text, making visual content accessible to users who rely on screen readers or have images disabled.
  4. Semantic HTML: We utilize semantic HTML markup to ensure proper structure and hierarchy, enhancing navigation for users who rely on assistive technologies.
  5. Color Contrast: We maintain adequate color contrast ratios throughout our website to ensure readability for users with low vision or color blindness.
  6. Accessible Forms: Our forms are designed with accessibility in mind, featuring clear labels, proper field focus management, and error identification to assist all users in completing tasks successfully.

Accessibility Standards Compliance

We are committed to complying with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, a globally recognized standard for web accessibility. Our website undergoes regular testing and evaluation to ensure conformity with these guidelines.

Browser Accessibility Information

Many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools.

Supportive Assistive Technology

  • Latest Version of JAWS for Windows
  • Latest Version of NVDA for Windows
  • Latest Version of VoiceOver for Mac OS X
  • Keyboard-Only Navigation

Feedback and Support

We welcome feedback from users regarding the accessibility of our website. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us by email or by phone at 573-634-6482. Our team is dedicated to addressing accessibility issues promptly and providing support to ensure a positive experience for all users.

Continuous Improvement

Ensuring accessibility is an ongoing process, and we are dedicated to continuously improving the accessibility of our website. We remain vigilant in monitoring technological advancements and evolving accessibility standards to enhance the usability and inclusivity of our digital platform.

Accessibility Statement Last Updated: May 30, 2024

Thank you for visiting Jefferson City Parks and Recreation online. We are committed to making our website accessible to everyone, and your feedback is invaluable in helping us achieve that goal.