8 week class prepares differently abled children for formal swim instruction with the assistance of a trusted family member or friend (over18) in the pool assisting them. Designed for children with sensitivities to their environment, this class provides guided instruction for their swim pal to assist them with remaining on task, following directions, and overcoming their fear and hesitation around water. Safely entering and exiting a pool, treading water, and following directions in a swimming -pool will be the focus of this cooperative swim class. Participants are required to have a trusted family member or friend in the swimming pool with them. Children ages 3-6 as of December 31, 2018 are invited to enroll.