AquAbility Adds Pool Equipment Thanks to Grant
AquAbility recently received a $5,500 grant from First Nonprofit to aid in the purchase of teaching tables, leg wrap floats, aqua sphere fins, goggles, diving rings, poly frogs & dots, baby dolls, hula hoops, hand/sensory toys, Sensory balls, neck ring – child, neoprene float collar, flat neck/body float, pool noodles, swim caps, plastic gear crate, swim paddles, snorkels, pull buoys, equipment caddy, child wet suit, adult wet suit vest, adult wet suit jacket, rash guards, logo on items, and program signs.
Providing Therapy Through Water
AquAbility provides year-round therapeutic aquatic programs for people of all ages who are challenged by a variety of permanent disabilities including but not limited to: spinal cord injury, visual or auditory impairment, Multiple Sclerosis, amputation, Cerebral Palsy, traumatic brain injury, paralysis, stroke, multi-trauma, PTSD, Parkinson’s Disease, Down Syndrome, Autism, and developmental disabilities.
AquAbility is committed to developing independence and ability, enhancing health and fitness, increasing self-esteem, and improving quality of life for people with disabilities.
AquAbility is a chapter of Disabled Sports USA. The organization has numerous other expenses attached to their program such as pool rental, and certification and training staff.