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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Water Aerobics/Exercise
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Shower Facilities; Parking Area; Front Desk/Reception Area; Swimming Pool

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Yes
  • Staff Certification:Physical Therapy/PT Assistant; Occupational Therapy/OT Assistant

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 5 to 7

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Financial assistance may be available through Easter Seals for eligible individuals.

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Warm Water Pool Program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This group is a warm water playgroup for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder five to seven years of age. It is led by a licensed therapist and will focus on:

  • functional play
  • activities of daily living
  • improving motor planning
  • improving body awareness
  • addressing sensory integration concerns
  • and offering an opportunity for structured social interaction with peers in a warm water medium.
The minimum requirements for participation include:
  • Must be 5 to 7 years of age (Children younger or older than the required age range will be considered on an individual basis).
  • Signed physician's clearance
  • Ability to maintain head above water and stand in 3 feet of water
  • Ability to follow 1-2 step directions (Visual and/or Verbal)
  • A diagnosis of ASD and/or a referral from a therapist
Fee: $150 for 10-week session * Charges break down to $15.00 a week for the 10-week session (Financial assistance may be available through Easter Seals for eligible individuals.)

* It is recommended that prior to your child�s first session in the group he/she be exposed to the pool in order to see how he/she will reacts to the warm water environment. You can do this during one of the pediatric or family open swims. Please see attached warm water pool information sheet for days and times.