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Jul 08

Therapeutic Aquatic Certification Course

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities

Certification Course

September 28-29, 2019 Boise, Idaho

Classroom 7.5 hours and Pool 7.5 hours plus Written Exam (take home)

Pre-Approved for ATRI 15 CEU credits

Pre-approved by NCTRC 15 CEU credits

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm. Boise State Rec Center

Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm. AquaTots Swim School, Eagle.

Cost $575

Prerequisites: Necessary experience for certification includes verified 50 hours working with people

with disabilities in an aquatic setting, and demonstrated ability to swim 500 yards freestyle.

The AquAbility Certification Course acknowledges your skill and experience. It goes beyond basicadapted aquatic instruction. You will learn about disabilities both physical and cognitive, and learn skills to work safely with people who have these disabilities in the water.

The course provides skill training for both therapeutic and recreational aspects of aquatic instruction for people with disabilities. The AquAbility Certification Course will prepare you with skills to use when working with infants, children, adults with disabilities of all kinds.

To register and for more information. info@aquability.org

Feb 18

AquAbility Chosen to be Activity Providers at No Barriers Summit 2019!

Jan 29

AquAbility 2019 Board Members

Aquability is excited about new members to the Board of Directors. The Board is committed to working the mission of AquAbility to improve the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic aquatic programs and instructor training.Pictured left to right:Michael Humphrey, Kim Ingraham, Kelly Iacovelli, Gundy Kaupins, Aurelie Bayer-Boloix, Karen Morrison, Jason MacDonald, Breanna Vanstrom, Shelley Davis, Lisa McClain.

Jan 29

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities Certification Course May 18-19, 2019

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities Certification Course

May 18-19, 2019         Saturday 8:15am-5:15pm.         Sunday   8:30 – 4:30pm.

Classroom 7.5 hours and Pool 7.5 hours plus Written Exam (take home)

Pre-Approved for ATRI 15 CEU credits

Pre-approved by NCTRC 15 CEU credits

Boise, Idaho – Two location(s) Boise State Rec Center and AquaTots Swim School, Eagle.

Cost $575

Prerequisites: Necessary experience for certification includes verified 50 hours working with people with disabilities in an aquatic setting, and demonstrated ability to swim 500 yards freestyle.

The AquAbility Certification Course acknowledges your skill and experience. It goes beyond basic adapted aquatic instruction. You will learn about disabilities both physical and cognitive, and learn skills to work safely with people who have these disabilities in the water.

The course provides skill training for both therapeutic and recreational aspects of aquatic instruction for people with disabilities. The AquAbility Certification Course will prepare you with skills to use when working with infants, children, adults with disabilities of all kinds.

To register and for more information.            info@aquability.org

Dec 27

Article in Challenge Magazine

Dec 10

AquAbility on Idaho Speakeasy – Radio Boise

Oct 18

Idaho Speakeasy Radio Boise features AquAbility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Turner and Jared Cozby, of Radio Boise interview Executive Director/Founder Karen Morrison and Katie Martin-Stutzman, Program Director of AquAbility to share with the community about what this unique non-profit organization is doing to help people with disabilities in Idaho.

 

 

Oct 15

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities Certification Course

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities Certification Course September 29-30, 2018      Boise, Id AquAbility Certified 11 new instructors at the 15 hour, 2-day training which includes 7.5 hours classroom and 7.5 hours pool time and hands-on experience in the pool. It was an opportunity to share skills, ideas and learn and practice techniques. The course was held at Boise State University and AquaTots Swim Schools in Eagle. Another course will be taught in May, 2019. 

Oct 15

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics Certification Course – Minneapolis, MN

AquAbility Staff travels to Minnesota to teach Certification Course July 17-19, 2018   University of Minnesota 

Jul 12

AquAbility Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities – Certification Course

AquAbility Gives Certification Course in Togus, Maine. June 5-7, 2018

Executive Director Karen Morrison, Program Administrator Katie Martin-Stutzman, and staff members Olivia Langs and Taylor Colleran traveled to Maine to teach AquAbility’s Therapeutic Aquatics for People with Disabilities certification course. This training was part of a Disabled Sports USA collaborative effort with the Togus VA Medical Center and Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation.