PANTHER ACADEMY FOR WATER SAFETY

The Panther Academy for Water Safety is directed by the University of Northern Iowa swim coaches with instructors who are trained to deliver quality learn-to-swim and water safety instruction and meet the needs of all swimmers.

Mission:

To provide high quality and socially equitable opportunities for all children, with and without developmental disabilities, within learn-to-swim and water safety skills programming.

Vision:

To promote inclusive, age-appropriate and evidence-based learn-to-swim and water safety instruction to individuals with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. By integrating high-level teaching practice and community outreach, we strive to deliver excellent programs for all children regardless of individual need.