Adaptive Swim Certification


The Adaptive Swim Certification combines a therapeutic approach to teaching swim independence for children, youth, and adults with disabilities. This course combines both lecture-based learning and hands-on teaching to ensure participants are fully confident in handling a variety of demographics and abilities in the water. 


The populations outlined include:

  • Physical disabilities for youth and adults
  • Intellectual/ developmental
  • Chronic conditions
  • Veterans

Sections for this certification include:

  • Basics & Survival skills
  • Understanding Disability
  • Buoyancy & Equipment
  • Aquatic Assessment
  • Upper Body Mechanics
  • Lower Body Mechanics
  • Evaluation



In Person 

New session will be offered in summer 2024.