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Rockdale Community Information

WAVES (Gentle Water Exercise)

Phone: 02 9382 8080

Fax: 02 9382 8265

Location: POW Community Health, Barker St, Randwick NSW 2031

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Description: WAVES Provides gentle water activities/exercise programs in hydrotherapy pools and indoor heated pools. There are 4 terms per year during school terms of 9-12 weeks duration each. Each course runs for one session per week (approx 45 min) with approximately 10 people in each group. Groups are graded to suit the level of the participants and are conducted by trained fitness leaders. Participants requiring assistance can bring their carers. Venues include Zetland, Des Renford Leisure Centre in Maroubra, and POW Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool in Randwick..

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Eligibility: People with physical and developmental disabilities, frail and well older people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Fees: A small term fee applies, please contact the office for details, some venues have entry fees

Referral: Self, physiotherapy or medical referral; medical clearance must be obtained. Application package available from the office.

Transport: Venues are close to public transport; limited community transport can be provided.

Disability Access: Yes (some pools are accessible)

Area Served: Randwick; Waverley (Woolhara and part of City of Sydney); Botany Bay

Languages (other than English): Spanish, Italian and Portuguese speaking group leaders

Volunteering Note: This organisation welcomes the assistance of volunteers. Please call for further details.

Keywords: People with a Disability; Older People; Social Clubs and Groups; Swimming; Hydrotherapy; Volunteer Carers; Physiotherapy; Pool; Gentle exercise

Parent Organisation: South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

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