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A stimulating and fun exercise program encouraging young people to be physically active

Fit N Fun is a gym group for children and young teens with an intellectual or developmental delay. The program focuses on providing a stimulating, fun exercise opportunity for young people to engage in physical activity.

Each Fit and Fun session will focus on:

  • Developing strength
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Gross motor skills
  • Co-ordination, sequencing and planning

The program is run by accredited exercise physiologists and promotes the benefits of regular physical activity including improved physical and emotional health, as well as improved mood and energy levels. Your child will be encouraged to foster relationships with children of similar abilities, whilst having their individual needs catered for.

 

What does this program cover?

  • An ESSA-accredited exercise physiologist will provide your child with a thorough initial assessment of your needs and goals.
  • Your child will be taught exercises which are tailored to their goals.
  • Both you and your child will be given weekly physical therapy exercises and tasks to complete at home, to further promote an active lifestyle.
  • At the completion of the program, your child will be re-assessed and a thorough review document will be provided detailing progress made and a plan to move forward with.

 

Who is the program for?

Fit N Fun is a gym group for children and young teens with an intellectual or developmental delay.

Parent/carer is essential to ensure maximum benefit can be obtained by each participant. Being a part of the session also gives you the knowledge to implement positive changes in the home environment.

 

Where is this program available?

Click on links below to get each CPA site's full fitness calendar:

 

Register your place today

Limited spaces available, call 1300 888 378, email ask@cerebralpalsy.org.au or complete the registration form at the top of this page.

Groups will not run on public holidays. Dates and times are subject to change. 

This program can be funded by your NDIS package, under the following categories:

I’m interested

 

Address

187 Allambie Road
Allambie Heights
New South Wales
3a Smalls Road
Ryde
New South Wales

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