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Carmel, PA: "Sensory-friendly swimming events" returning

June 10, 2023, Hamilton County (PA) Reporter: Sensory-friendly swimming returns to The Waterpark in Carmel this summer

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) will hold its annual Adaptive Sensory-Friendly Swim events (formerly known as Open Swims) at The Waterpark in Carmel, 1195 Central Park Drive West, this summer.

Adaptive Sensory-Friendly Swims will be held throughout the summer from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, and Aug. 1. These events are designed for individuals with disabilities and their families.

“The constant noise and activity at The Waterpark can be overwhelming,” CCPR Inclusion Program Supervisor Kelvin Solares said. “We want everyone of all abilities to be able to enjoy themselves, which is why we host accessible, inclusive events that remove barriers like loud noises and crowds. These evenings will allow those with sensory differences to have fun rather than worry about becoming overstimulated.”…


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