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  • The Drop-In welcomes young people ages 12 and up and their friends.
    April 4, 2017
  • Mothers of current/active ErinoakKids clients are invited to join our bi-weekly discussion groups.
    April 6, 2017
  • Come out and try bikes and trikes for all ages!
    April 6, 2017
  • Learn how to define behaviour
    April 6, 2017

Pump and Swim

Teens learn to improve their fitness level while participating in an individual workout program in a weight room and pool environment. Participants will:
  • develop fitness goals in the areas of strength, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility, and learn to achieve them while improving self-image and confidence;
  • learn to exercise and safely use gym equipment;
  • acquire skills and knowledge to continue with a fitness routine on their own.
 
Each participant should:
  • be receiving services from an ErinoakKids physiotherapist;
  • be able to walk independently with canes, crutches or a walker, or, if using a wheelchair, must have independent arm movements to do exercises;
  • be able to follow instructions;
  • be able to participate and work in a group setting;
  • have active movement in arms and/or legs;
  • be able to maintain fairly good bench sitting balance (i.e., trunk and neck control);
  • be able to transfer independently or with one person assisting;
  • be comfortable in the water;
  • be medically stable (participants with a heart condition must have written consent from their physician).
  • All swimmers who are incontinent must wear pool pants.
 
Age: 14 – 18
 
Dates:
August 8 – 18 (9 sessions Monday to Friday, excludes Civic Holiday)
 
Locations and times:
Mississauga: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ErinoakKids 2277 South Millway
(using South Common Community Centre, 2233 South Millway)

Program fee: $90
 
Last Modified: 2/22/2017 2:05:52 PM
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