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Therapeutic Recreation Programs offer a wide variety of programs and activities to residents with varying abilities.​

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Adaptive Swim Lessons
adaptive swim lessons

Ages: 3 and over
Days/Times Classes are Offered (based on availability):  April-September 2018
Monday and Wednesday: 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00–6:00 pm 
Class Length: 20 minutes of instruction; 5-10 minutes of uninstructed playtime is provided at end of class for students to practice and learn through play.
Class Levels:
· Pre-school
· Learn to Swim Levels 1 & 2
· If student has reached Level 3, we encourage them to join a Special Olympics Swim Team or continue with group instruction at another pool.

Maximum Enrollment/Ratios: 1:1, private instruction; Minimal space available; enroll early.
Fee: $55/6 class session (*fees cannot be refunded after classes begin, DPC vouchers are non-refundable and non-transferable) 
Drowning Prevention Coalition Vouchers may be available on a limited basis for qualified families. Vouchers can be used to pay a portion of the swimming lesson fee. To determine whether your child qualifies you must take a survey at http://discover.pbcgov.org/drowningprevention/.

Class Information: Lessons are for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities (siblings can participate if sessions do not reach capacity). Instructors are certified in Adapted Aquatics and teach the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.
Program emphasizes water safety and foundational swimming concepts. Skills are adapted for each participant's ability. Success in the program will depend on consistency of participation, swimming outside of class time, and whether the participant is developmentally ready to swim. 
Days are not made up for missed classes (two make-up dates are provided at the end of each session for weather cancellations and excused absences).
Additional dates/times may become available, please ask.

Registration: Call Michelle Terebinski at (561) 966-7022 for more information.

Registration Limits
Registration will be limited to two sessions per student (12 classes) during the 2018 season. A waiting list will be kept for students interested in a third session. 
If space is available after all interested students have attended two sessions, then waiting list participants will be contacted.

Aqua Motion

This class consists of low impact exercises, walking, and stretching in a heated pool. The class is an easy way to add moderate exercise to your daily routine. Benefits may include stretching and toning muscles, increasing circulation, improving mobility, and reducing stress​.

Ages: Adults/Seniors of all abilities (Teens welcome to join)
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Program Dates: April-September 2018
Time: 9:00-9:55 am
Location: Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic center at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Registration: On-going
Maximum Enrollment: 25 
Contact: Michelle Terebinski at (561) 966-7022
Fee: $6/class, or $40/pass of 8 classes
For detailed pool information, click here.

Aqua Arthritis

This program can help increase joint range of motion, build muscle strength, and reduce pain and weakness.

Ages: Adults/Seniors
Days: Friday
Program Dates: April-September 2018
Time: 10:00-10:55 am
Location: Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic center at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Registration: On-going
Contact: Michelle Terebinski at (561) 966-7022
Fee: $6/class, or $40/pass of 8 classes

Parent and Child Aquatics

Lessons are for one parent and child with physical and/or developmental disabilities. Instructors are certified in Adapted Aquatics and teach the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program. Program will intro-duce aquatic safety, water acclimation and swimming readiness. Skills are adapted for each participant’s ability. Success in the pro-gram will depend on consistency of participation, swimming outside of class time and involvement by both parent and child.

Ages: 6 months to 3 years
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Program Dates: April-September 2018
Time: 10:00-10:30 am
Location: Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic center at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Registration: On-going
Participant/Staff Ratio: 10:1, group instruction 
Fee: $55/6 class session (fees cannot be refunded after classes begin)

Family Swim
family swim

This program is designed for all ages to relax, play, and have fun splashing around with family members while making new friends. Open swim time is for individuals with disabilities and their family members. Families can swim in shallow area when other water programs are not occurring.

Days: Select Saturdays & Sundays
Program Dates: Saturdays – June 9, June 23, July 7, August 4, and September 15, 2018 ; Sundays – April 29, May 20, July 22, and August 19, 2018
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic center at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Registration: On-going
Fee: See pool admission rates click here.
Contact: Michelle Terebinski at (561) 966-7080

Lap Swim

Lap Lanes are available to the public for swimming. For current pool hours of operation, click here.

Paralympic Swim Clinics

Did you know swimming strengthens your cardiovascular system and the major muscle groups in your upper and lower body? Come join us and learn and practice different swim stroke techniques.

Ages: 5+
Day: Tuesday and Friday until September 28
Time: Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm, Friday 9:00-10:00 am
Location: Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic center at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex​
Fee: FREE
Contact: Daniella Robbins (561) 966-7083 for additional information​​

Sailing
sailing

Learn to sail. Our sailboats are specifically designed to be user friendly in all types of conditions.

Ages: 12+
Days: Sundays 
Program Dates: October 15-December 3 (No class Nov 26)
Time: 12:00-4:00 pm 
Location: Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach
Fee: Free 
Contact: Diana Holm at (561) 966-7084 or dholm@pbcgov.org ​

Adaptive Scuba

adaptive scuba

This summer the Therapeutic Recreation Section will be offering an adapted scuba experience program for persons age 8 and older with physical and/or developmental disabilities.  The program will be offered at the Gleneagles pool and will be run by Diveheart, a well known adapted scuba organization.  All Diveheart instructors and volunteers are Adapted Scuba Certified.  There is no fee to participate in this program, however all registration forms and medical information need to be completed prior to participating.  Participants are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.  If you are interested in experiencing the wonders of scuba diving please contact Michelle Terebinski for more information at (561) 966-7022 or mterebin@pbcgov.org.