Looking for other adaptive lesson options?

Are you already on our waitlist? Still need something in the meantime?

We wish we could serve every family that reaches out to us, and we are certainly working on expanding our research.  If your child does not fit the criteria for a current study, or you just want to try something else, we have listed below some other options.  If you know of something else, please contact us so we can add it to this blogpost!

Columbus Parks & Rec (Adaptive Rec) offers inclusion support for their regular swim lessons.  When you register for lessons, indicate the need for inclusion and they will work to provide an aide during lessons.  They also offer an adaptive swim clinic that practices throughout the swim season (fall/winter). https://columbusrecparks.com/facilities/aquatics/columbusaquaticscenter/

Coralinas Synchronized Swim Team offers a team option for those with disabilities.

Westerville Community Center  provides pool time to independent swim providers.  You can ask the Aquatics department for referrals.  They will also be offering an instance of our group-based program in March/April of 2024, on Friday afternoons.  They will handle registration.  They also have a new adaptive & inclusive program manager and are expanding their land-based offerings as well.

Safe Splash in Hilliard/Dublin area –  Manager Sunaz Hatunoglu (shatunoglu@safesplash.com).  They offer 1:1 private lessons for children with special needs.

BlueFish – An Ohio State student organization that offers group water exposure activities for children with special needs.

Ohio State RPAC offers private swim lessons in which they serve both typical children those with diverse needs.

The United States Swim School Association also lists other swim lesson options and is searchable.


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