Lithgow City Council’s J M Robson Aquatic centre welcomed the commencement of the Rainbow Club on Sunday 2 May 2021.
The rainbow club is a social swimming club offering personalised lessons to children living with a disability. The club provides a fun space for the children to learn to swim at their own pace in a safe environment. Lithgow City Council is extremely pleased to become one of the first councils offering this service within the Central West.
“I am extremely pleased that Lithgow City Council has been able to assist in welcoming the Rainbow Club to our community”, said Lithgow City Council’s Mayor, Councillor Ray Thompson. “It is our priority to ensure that we do everything we can to meet the needs of our diverse community. The service opened with lots of happy faces and happy parents; this is what we are all about and it is fantastic to see.”
“We aim to do everything possible to continue supporting these valuable activities within our community”, said Mayor Thompson. “This service offers an opportunity for children to feel safe in and around water and it is an amazing opportunity to network with other parents and caregivers. I encourage all those interested to attend and I thank all those who are involved in running this program!”
J M Robson Aquatic Centre will be hosting the Rainbow Club every Sunday from 9am to 12pm and entry fees are waived for participants of this program. With spaces still available, this is a wonderful opportunity for children living with disabilities in the community to join in an inclusive group activity, have fun and learn to swim.