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Adaptive Water Skiing – February 2020

By January 16, 2020 March 3rd, 2020 No Comments

Come and try adaptive water skiing whilst enjoying a weekend at beautiful Sargood on Collaroy!

The New South Wales Water Ski Federation – Disabled Division, is a Water Ski program open to all ages with various physical disabilities. The federation will be hosting this event at Manly Dam where participating guests staying at Sargood on Collaroy will be transported to and from the event.

The federation hold a pool of various modified sit skis and other equipment including life jackets, ski ropes & handles that are available to be used by all skiers.

Water skiing is a great alternative sport that can operate on different levels, depending on the skier. You can enjoy the experience of being towed behind the boat at a low speed or you can experience a faster speed and crossing & jumping in the wake. It is totally up to you!

Details

When: Friday 28 February – Sunday 1 March

Duration: 1 night

Course Inclusions

  • Minimum of 2 hours behind the boat
  • Lunch provided on day of Water Skiing event

Course Schedule

DAYPROGRAM
Fri 28 FebCheck- in 2pm
Assessments in ocean pool @Sargood from 2pm for those not confident they can float unsupported by a person
Sat 29 FebMeet at reception at 830am for transport to waterskiing
Skiing starts at 10am
Lunch provided
Return to Sargood by 4.30pm
Sun 1 MarCheck-out 11am

Important Notes

Please note: strong swimming skills not required but must be able to float on back in water unaided by another person. If you are unsure if you can do this we will schedule a training session in the pool on check-in day to assess your ability levels.

Weight limit: must not weigh over 95kgs.

Friends and family are welcome to attend but must organise their own transport and food.

The cost of this course is included in your nightly package rate.

Please note that you are unable to participate in our weekly activities program or 1:1 therapy sessions while you are a participant on a course at Sargood.

Register your interest now

Please contact Sargood on Collaroy on (02) 8597 0600 or click the button below to fill out a Registered Interest Form. Please note this is not a booking confirmation, we will be in contact regarding this course.

Click here to register your interest

You must be living in the community to apply to attend any of the courses run at Sargood on Collaroy. If you are currently an inpatient at a health facility then unfortunately you are not eligible to apply.

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