Adapted Birding (13-Adult)

(13-Adult) This class is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities who want to develop their bird watching skills. Join a park naturalist to learn important tips for bird identification and a short walk along the trail to utilize your bird watching skills. Parent/caregiver participation is required.


Adapted Deep Water Aqua Fitness 13+

This class is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are comfortable in water depths over six feet. Classes provide personalized instruction focusing on water exercise and stroke development.


Adapted Ice Skating (13-Adult)

This foundational/transitional class offers additional staff supervision and support to help students with disabilities develop basic skating skills. Helmets are required.


Adapted Ice Skating (6-12 yrs)

This foundational/transitional class offers additional staff supervision and support to help students with disabilities develop basic skating skills. Helmets are required.


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 Park Explorers-Fall (6-11 yrs)

(6-11 yrs.) See the best that our park has to offer with topics that fit your interests. Explore different features of the park with hands-on science and nature activities tailored to young people with disabilities. A different topic each month. September: Pond Life, October: Reptiles and Amphibians, November: Feeding Day. Parents must be accessible during the program but are NOT required to register


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.


Adapted Swimming-Preschoolers (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.


Adapted Teen Colorful Campfire (13-22 yrs.)

(13-22 yrs.) Bring your friends to enjoy s’mores and a campfire at the end of the week. Enjoy an opportunity to socialize with new and old friends and watch the sunset and then find out how to take your campfire to the next level with colorful chemical additions. A great opportunity for siblings and Best Buddies. All participants must be registered.


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. Caretaker/family member participation may be required.


Learn to Swim Teens/Adults w/Disabilitie 13+

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.


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