The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center houses a 25-by-50
foot indoor heated community pool and spa. The center
offers several community aquatic programs in addition to
physician-referred aquatic therapy programs.
Aquatic Physical Therapy
A physician referral is required. The business office will assist
with insurance pre-authorization. Aquatic therapy is beneficial
for the following conditions:
- Back and neck injuries
- Sports injuries
- Following total joint replacement
- Following joint reconstructive surgery
- Neuromuscular conditions: stroke, Parkinson's, multiple
sclerosis, brain injury, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida,
- Oncology patients needing reconditioning
Exercise in water provides:
- Reduced weight bearing
- Earlier gait training
- Joint protection
- Earlier mobilization
- Range of motion, strengthening and endurance
- Pain control
- Balance and resistance training
- Improved bone density through controlled-weight bearing
- Edema control
- General conditioning in weight-reduced environment
- Trunk stabilization
Aquatic Aftercare Program
Aftercare is designed for the therapy patient who has completed
their physical therapy program but would like to continue with
their exercises. Orientation to the program with an exercise
specialist is required. A current physican release for aquatic
aftercare is required.
Arthritis FoundationTM Water Exercise
Water walking, upper and lower body, as well as some
cardiovascular deep-water exercise classes emphasize a total body
workout. All instructors are certified and will lead the
exercises; however, this is a maintenance class and you must work
to your own individual tolerance. A physician-signed medical
release is required.
Programs for Children
H2OPE, Aquatic Pediatric Exercise
H2OPE is a fun, community outreach aquatic fitness program for
children with special needs. H2OPE provides an alternative
recreational activity to help meet physical, cognitive and
psychosocial needs. The emphasis is on providing a fun and
non-competitive experience to improve physical and mental health.
This program is seasonal and not available year-round. Visit
for registration information.
Children ages 1 to 3 are introduced to the water in a way most
comforting to them. Parents and children participate together in
Water Tots and Tykes classes designed especially for small
- Preschoolers are introduced to the fun of exploring the water
through face submersion, bubble blowing, bobbing, supported
floats on front and back, kicking and basic arm action.
- Intermediate skills are enhanced through primary skills and
The six, 30-minute classes are taught by certified professionals.
Actual in-pool time is 25 minutes.
Different Strokes is an authorized provider of the American Red
Cross swimming and water safety programs for all ages. For more
information about any of the aquatics programs, call