Special Needs

Special Needs

Ripples Special Needs program caters for students with mild to severe disabilities of all ages and swimming abilities. 

Our dedicated instructors that deliver this program are certified in AUSTSWIM’s Access and Inclusion qualification and deliver each class with a caring and supportive approach. Instructors will modify skills as necessary and always use discretion to ensure a positive and rewarding experience.

Water based activities have endless benefits for persons with special needs including:

  • Water allows a full range of movement without excessive strain
  • The massaging effects of the water increases circulation and promotes relaxation
  • It builds strength and flexibility and improves cardio-respiratory fitness
  • Provides independence and freedom of movement within the water
  • Helps build confidence and self esteem

Simply let us know about your special needs when completing our pre-enrolment questionnaire so we can assess your needs and determine what option is best for you.

Complete the Pre-Enrolment Questionnaire