Special Needs Swimming Skills Program
Ages 3 – Adult
This program consists of 30-minute one on one private swimming lessons for individuals with special needs ages 3-adult. Lessons are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with a background working with the special needs population. The instructor will tailor lessons to student and parent/guardian individual goals. Topics to be covered in this program include independent floatation with and without a device, how to control breathing, kicking, basic paddling, front crawl, backstroke and jumping/diving into the pool. Participants will also receive special attention and instruction that may help develop competency in the water as well as improve overall coordination, strength, endurance, a range of movement, as well as social and attending behaviors.
Lessons are sold in packages of (6) 30-minute lessons for $115.
The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC is an approved agency for the Supports Program Service.
If you would like more information on either program, please contact Stephanie Johnson, Head Coach/Local Training Program Coordinator at 908-443-9020 or SJohnson@ssbjcc.org.
Swim Instructor Schedule