Adapted Aquatics Swim Volunteer

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Fairfax County Park Authority- Volunteer Program

  • 11 people are interested

The Park Authority's award-winning Adapted Aquatics Program is an individualized swimming and water activity program for adults and children with physical and developmental disabilities. Program offerings include learn-to-swim classes, aquatic exercise classes, and training for Special Olympics and Paralympic Swim team competition. Volunteers will assist certified instructors in the pool. Experience not necessary, but must know how to swim and be comfortable in the pool. You will get in the pool to support students during class. Locations and shifts vary - please email for more information.

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About Fairfax County Park Authority- Volunteer Program

Location:

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425, Fairfax, VA 22035, US

Mission Statement

To set aside public spaces for and assist citizens in the protection and enhancement of environmental values, diversity of natural habitats and cultural heritage to guarantee that these resources will be available to both present and future generations. To create and sustain quality facilities and services which offer citizens opportunities for recreation, improvement of their physical and mental well being, and enhancement of their quality of life.

Description

The FCPA RECenter Volunteer Program includes 9 RECenters within Fairfax County and Park Authority Headquarters. Fairfax County Park Authority operates 5 nature centers, a horticultural center, a working historic farm and multiple historic properties.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various FCPA ReCentersEmail for LocationsFairfax, VA 22035

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Once a week for approximately six to eight weeks. Each class is 1 to 3 hours long. Saturdays or Sundays, depending on location.
  • Comfortable in the pool, willingness and compassion working with people with disabilities.

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