New pool pod to improve accessibility at Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre – Peterborough

New pool pod to improve accessibility at Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre - Peterborough
[ad_1] A new portable “pool pod” has been installed at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre to improve pool accessibility for people with mobility impairments.The new lift equipment will enable individuals to use the leisure pool where they previously may have required assistance from a lifeguard. The equipment was courtesy of a $50,000 grant from the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. READ MORE: Remapping accessibility around the world With the installation of the pool pod, aquatics co-ordinator Chelsey Gray says work has begun to “develop and deliver specialized aquatics programming supporting recreational and therapeutic participants.”“Our new programming will support children, families and agencies such as Five Counties Children’s Centre with recreational and therapeutic adapted swim...