Educational Programs

iCan Swim Camp

iCan Shine Swim Camp!

DSAA is extremely excited to announce that we have partnered with iCan Shine, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide quality learning opportunities in recreational activities for all individuals with special needs and Lafayette Parks and Recreation, to host our first ever SWIM CAMP April 15 - 19, 2019 at the Robichaux Center at 1919 Eraste Landry Road in Lafayette, LA.

DSAA Members have the opportunity to sign up before we open registration to the general public. From FRIDAY, MARCH 1st until SUNDAY, MARCH 10th, we will accept registrations from DSAA Members only. On Monday, March 11th, we will open registration to all individuals with special needs in and around Acadiana.

We will offer multiple sessions. First session will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the last session beginning at 3:30 p.m., all lasting one hour each for five days.

Requirements for Participation (Swimmer must meet all of below criteria): 
· Minimum age - 3 years old 
· Have a diagnosed disability 
· Able to attend camp all 5 days

Dropping-off Swimmers at the program is not permitted. A parent, legal guardian or other adult authorized to take responsibility for the Swimmer must remain on site for the duration of the specific swim session.

Once your Swimmer is registered, we will contact you to provide you with detailed information you will need for Swim Camp.

Click on the Button below to register your Swimmer:

Volunteer Opportunity!

We need volunteers to assist with Swimmers!!

We have multiple sessions and times to choose from. We would like for volunteers to be available for the same session each day for the entire week.

You must at least 15 years old to work alongside the participant and provide physical and emotional support. You should be physically fit and be comfortable assisting another person in the water. We need 1 volunteer per swimmer. Each volunteer will be assigned to work with the same Swimmer all week at camp.

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