Aqua Buddies

Aqua Buddies is a joint effort with Utica College to combine aquatics, exercise, social skill development and therapy with a recreational approach. This program is designed and run by a therapist and certified water safety instructor. Each child will be paired with a Utica College student. 

Who: Children ages 4-14 
Where: Utica College - 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502
When: Starts Monday, September 24th

Aqua Buddies is not a learn to swim program. Children in  Aqua Buddies  experience many benefits, including:

  • Developing core muscle strength, large muscle strength and coordination
  • Promoting cognitive processing of multi-step directions
  • Providing an opportunity for relaxation and respite
  • Providing an opportunity for continuous motion of large muscle groups and motor exercise
  • Building individual strengths for self-esteem
  • Promoting positive interactions through social experiences
  • Introducing water safety skills
  • Developing leisure and physical activity skills

Aqua Buddies Application

Download the above application, save it to your computer, fill out and email it to Clare Goldrick at clare.goldrick@upstatecp.org 


If you would like more information, please contact Clare Goldrick at clare.goldrick@upstatecp.org 

 

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