Adapted Deep Water Aqua Fitness 13+
This class is designed for individuals with developmental disabilities who are comfortable in water depths over 6 feet. Classes provide personalized instruction focusing on water exercise and stroke development.
Adapted Intro to Basic Strokes (8-Adult)
Prerequisite: Students must be able to swim 15 yards independently. This class is designed to prepare students with disabilities for more advanced competitive swimming and focuses on the basic steps and progressions of the four competitive strokes.
Adapted Swimming 1 (6-12 yrs)
Students engage in activities to overcome fear of water and gain basic swimming and water safety skills in a group setting. Skills include entering and exiting water safely, blowing bubbles, floating, gliding and using arms and legs to swim with flotation assistance. Parent participation may be required.
Adapted Swimming 2 (6-12 yrs)
Prerequisite: Swimming 1 or equivalent skill proficiency. Students increase confidence and ability to perform swimming skills with and without assistance or flotation devices. Skills include blowing bubbles with face submerged under water, floating on front and back and gliding or swimming at least two body lengths using arms and legs. Parent participation may be required.
Adapted Swimming 3 (6-12 yrs)
Prerequisite: Swimming Level 2 or equivalent skill proficiency. This class is designed to increase endurance and independent swimming skills. Skills include treading water, retrieving objects, and swimming front crawl and back crawl without flotation devices. Parent participation may be required.
Aqua Fitness-Ind w/Develop Disabilities
This class is designed for individuals who are comfortable and independent in the water. Classes provide individualized instruction focusing on water exercise and stroke development.
Aqua Fitness-Ind w/Physical Disab (13+)
Students with physical disabilities (cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, MS, etc.) work at their individual ability levels as they pursue their personal fitness goals. Shallow water exercises and swim program improve body awareness and increase range of motion, flexibility and muscle tone. Wheelchair users welcome.
Learn to Swim Teens/Adults w/Disabilitie
Classes take place in depths of less than five feet. Skills include entering and exiting water, floating, gliding on front and back, breathing techniques, and using arms and legs to perform front crawl and elementary backstroke. Parent/caregiver participation may be required.
Paralympic Swim Training (8-Adult)
FCPA-sponsored competitive swim team with training focused on competition in the 13 Paralympic physical disability and visual impairment classification categories. Students focus on learning freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke swimming mechanics, including starts, turns and finishes.
Preschoolers w/Disabilities (3-5 yrs)
Through play and individual attention, preschoolers and their parents work on adjusting to a new environment. Focus is on entry and exit skills, water safety, blowing bubbles and arm and leg propulsion on the front and back. Parent participation is required.