Aims & Objectives

Aims

  • To provide a safe swimming environment for disabled people of all ages and disabilities

  • To teach and improve members abilities’ to swim and increase confidence and self esteem

  • To improve the health of our members

  • To provide an opportunity for people with disabilities to socially interact and feel less isolated

  • To provide a service that enables some respite for carers

  • To provide an opportunity for volunteers to train to become qualified swimming instructors for our members

Objectives

  • To provide a weekly supervised swimming session at Q.E Leisure Centre, to ensure members can swim in a safe and friendly environment. Swimming includes all aquatic activities eg diving, water games and associated activities, whether in or out of the water

  • To provide swimming lessons and water therapy by qualified instructors

  • To provide social events in addition to the swimming, including; skittles, boat trips, tractor trailer rides, Christmas meals and parties

  • To provide the opportunity to participate in Galas 

  • To provide a quarterly newsletter produced for members 

  • To ensure that supervision and support for members is provided in the swimming sessions to enable respite for carers

  • To provide funded training via STA for volunteers to become qualified swimming instructors

Charity Number 1162701

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