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Aquatics and Therapeutic Pools

Swimming Lessons

City of Brampton 
Supported Swimming Lessons
This program is designed for the individual with disabilities who requires additional support in the water. Using the Lifesaving Society's 'Swim to Survive' program, participants will learn the basics of being safe in the water as well as increasing their confidence in their swimming abilities. Swimming Instructors will teach your child, and inclusion workers will be there to provide additional support. Ratios of 1 support staff for every 3 participants will be utilized.
905-846-2370 ext 63254
City of Mississauga 
Children with special needs swim lessons focus on developing sound water safety habits and basic swim skills. Partcipants must be accompanied by a caregiver over the age of 14
City of Oakville 
Aquadapt Program: 1:1 swimming lessons for children with special needs.

Oakville Swim Academy
Small class sizes are offered. Contact them to discuss your child’s diagnosis and they will provide recommendations or an opportunity for an assessment to determine the best swimming class for your child.
Lynne Patch Aquatics (Mississauga) 
Offering private, semi-private and inclusive swimming lessons for children with specail needs.
SwimAbility Mississauga (Mississauga) 
Affordable and accessible one-on-one swimming instruction to children with special needs located in the Cawthra Park Pool.
1-888-530-5618 x102
Making Waves Swim School (Brampton, Milton)
Integrated, low ratio (3:1) swimming lessons in warm water pool offered across all three locations. Salt water pool located in West Brampton. 
905-455-7946 (Brampton)
905-878-9747 (Milton)
Ron Edwards Family YMCA (Burlington)
L’il Sharks Program: In-water teaching to develop and improve swim skills for children with special needs age 3+.

Recreational Swimming

Mississauga Synchronized Swimming Association (Mississauga)
Unique Athletes Recreational Program: for females with special needs. Swimmer level 5 or equivalent is recommended.
Special Olympics Ontario (Multiple locations)
Providing year-round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. SOO promotes opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and develop skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community
YMCA Y-Knot Program (Mississauga) 
Swim team for children with a physical disability and their siblings, ages 6-18, beginner and intermediate groups.
905-897-6801 ext. 481

Accessible Pools

Facilities that have (t) beside them indicate there is a therapy pool onsite with water temperatures between 88-95 degrees.

(t) Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness
Cassie Campbell Community Centre
Century Gardens Community Centre
(t) Chinguacousy Wellness Centre
Earnscliffe Recreation Centre
Ellen Mitchell Recreation Centre
Loafers Lake Recreation Centre
Mayfield Recreational Complex
South Fletcher’s Sportsplex

Aldershot Community Pool
(t) Angela Coughlan Pool
Burlington Centennial Pool
(t) Tansley Woods Community Centre 
(t) Clarkson Community Centre
(t) Huron Park Community Centre
(t) Malton Community Centre
(t) Mississauga Valley Community Centre
River Grove Community Centre
South Common Community Centre
Glen Abbey Community Centre
Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre

Adapted Life Jackets and Swim Diapers

Swim diapers and pool pants available from infant to adult sizes.
Life Jacket-Adapted Inc.
Personal flotation devices designed to meet the needs of people with limited mobility
Amazing Swim Diaper can be worn as a bathing suit or underneath. Available in child SM to adult XXL.
(905) 475-2500

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