Adapted Physical Activity

 

apa

New Fun Physical Activities course for Children with Disabilities starting soon!!

When and where:

New Friday course begins end of October at Skerries Community Centre. Get in touch to book your spot!

Main focus:

Enjoyment, inclusion, encouragement, social, fun based physical activities and games

Investment

Four week course is €35 per child (reductions for siblings) which includes all equipment and materials used

Suitable for 7 – 12 year olds

Places are limited

What’s it all about?

Providing health and well-being opportunities for People with Disabilities through fun, engaging adapted physical activity and accessible Yoga. There are many physical, emotional, psychological and social benefits for People with Disabilities participating fully in physical activity. From a functional point of view physical activity will help to improve gross and fine motor skills, balance, flexibility, strength, cardiovascular endurance, and weight loss. In addition to the many health benefits the pleasure and enjoyment that comes from movement and engaging with others can be sufficient reasons in themselves for participation.

A little bit about Michael

Michael has a B.Sc (H) in Adapted Physical Activity and is the Sports coordinator for the Prosper Fingal Special Olympics clubs, a day service for adults with intellectual disabilities in North County Dublin, where he teaches physical activities on a weekly basis. Also, each week he teaches exercise and yoga in a number of mental health hospitals and in his local community of Skerries.

Enter your details below if you would like more information or to express interest in your child joining the course

It was a privilege to see James & Claire achieve their sporting dreams at the Special Olympics Ireland Games 2018

Prosper Special Olympics

Permission granted for use of image