Class Details

Water Shy Swim for Students with Special Needs: Ages 5+


Course Description

Learn the basics of swimming and water safety. Skills include: getting comfortable with the water, entering and exiting the pool, underwater breathing, floating, kicking, arm movement, retrieving an object from 4 ½ feet, and the basics of front crawl (freestyle). Students in this class must have a diagnosed condition such as ADHD, Autism or ASD, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, sensory challenges or other physical challenges. Parents may be required to enter the water with their child. An assessment will be done on the first day to determine that need. Note: students must be able to enter and exit the pool unassisted.

Course Schedule

This class has already started or is not currently being offered. For more information about this class, contact the PPL office at or call 734-462-4448.

** book required
* book and USB required
+ USB required
< required for Certificate of Photography