ParaSport and Recreation PEI offers three swimming programs for people with a disability ranging for ages 5 and up. Programs are offered at Aquatics Facilities across PEI.
Aqua-Abilities is a program designed for children between the ages of 5-17 living with a physical or intellectual disability. During this 8-week program, children will be provided with the opportunity to learn how to swim at their own pace with the guidance of a certified swim instructor.
This program is offered at the Bell Aliant Centre and Credit Union Place throughout the fall and winter months.
Credit Union Place Program
Classes are 45 minutes long. The program runs for 8 weeks. Please contact the ParaSport and Recreation PEI office to register.
Bell Aliant Centre Program
Classes are 45 minutes long. The program runs for 8 weeks. This program is currently FULL. Please contact the ParaSport and Recreation PEI office to be placed on a waiting list for the next session.
Cost for the Aqua-Abilities program is $30.00. For more information or to register for the current sessions, please contact the ParaSport and Recreation PEI office.
Advanced Aqua-Abilities is a program designed for children ages 8-17 with a physical disability that have an interest in competitive swimming. The program is a development program that will teach the basic fundamentals and skills of competitive swimming. Pre-requisite for this program is completion of the Aqua-Abilities Program or equivalent swimming experience.
The Advanced Program is offered at the Bell Aliant Centre. It runs one time a week from October through April. To register, please contact the ParaSport and Recreation PEI office.
The ParaSport and Recreation PEI ParaFit Program is a swimming program for adults with a physical disability. The program provides swimming instruction in a small group setting. Workouts are tailored to the individual’s skill level so the program can accommodate those individuals that are just learning how to swim to those that are training for fitness or competition. This program runs from October until March.
The Para-Fit Program in offered at the Bell Aliant Centre.
The cost for the program is $50.00. To register, please contact the ParaSport and Recreation PEI office.