JIA Hydrotherapy Program 4:50pm (Secondary School) Shenton Park

Term 2, 2023:  1 May – 19 June (7 weeks)

No Class 5/6 WA Day Public Holiday

Class Details:

This JIA Hydrotherapy Program is available to secondary school students who have chronic musculoskeletal conditions (ie. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, chronic back pain, hypermobility) and are competent swimmers (able to enter and exit the pool unaided).

Benefits of the program include:

  • increased muscle strength
  • improved joint range of movement
  • improved coordination
  • balance and agility

This program is led by a physiotherapist experienced in working with children and teenagers with chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

*Please bring a water bottle with you.

Venue: Hydrotherapy Pool, Wyllie Arthritis Centre, 17 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park
Cost: Please see ticket details below to view term class fees.
Class Times: You may only attend the day and time allocated for this class (once per week)

Registration Details:

  • If you are interested in joining after the registration closing date, please contact our staff to assist with your request.
  • You may only attend the day and time allocated for this class.
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to attend more than one class per week, you will need to register for additional classes throughout the week.

To successfully complete registration, you must either:

  • Answer ‘No’ to all 6 questions (numbered 1 – 6) OR
  • Gain clearance from your GP/medical specialist PRIOR to participation in exercise if you have answered ‘Yes’ to one or more of the questions numbered 1 – 6

AOWA has put in place the following COVID-19 safety measures, where all service users and staff are required to:

  • Maintain physical distancing at all times keeping 1.5 metres from others.
  • Sanitise hands on entry and practice good hygiene.
  • Arrive up to 5 minutes before the class starts and wait outside in the pool foyer (physically distanced) until staff give clearance to enter the exercise area.
  • Sign in on entry to exercise area and answer required COVID-19 declaration questions, before the class commences.
  • Exit the exercise area promptly (within 5 minutes of the class ending) so staff can perform cleaning between classes.
  • Stay away from AOWA premises if you are feeling unwell (See this link for further information on Covid-19 symptoms)