AFGA believes in the power of CAN.
AFGA believes that every single individual can achieve success in swimming and learn to enjoy aquatics.
NO LIMITS NO LIMITS NO LIMITS NO LIMITS
In Partnership with Gwinnett County Parks and Rec in beautiful Gwinnett County GA, AFGA offers year round instruction for differently abled swimmers of all ages.
FORCE NO CHILD - DO NO HARM is one of our core values while offering private, semi-private, small groups and
Special Olympics Readiness Clinics
under our own SOGA Agency -
AngelFishGA/ATAQ - Area 18.
Email all inquiries for lessons to AngelFishGA@gmail.com
AFGA Instructors are experienced swimmers, Red Cross WSI Certified and most importantly, Swim Angelfish (R) Adaptive Methodology Certified. This final piece of the puzzle allows every AFGA instructor to be able to individualize each lesson - providing exactly what your angelfish needs.
Check out SwimAngelfish.com for more about how we are trained, or follow Swim Angelfish on YouTube to access their FREE parent webinars and Swim Whisperer's Testimonials!
Swim Angelfish - YouTube Channel
The best way to know about AFGA is to ask our families! We partner together to create the very best for each and every angelfish.
Be our FRIEND on social media !
Help spread the word about adaptive aquatics!
AngelFishGA - Adaptive Aquatics
No Limits TRYathlon
Angelfishga/ATAQ Special Olympics Agency - Gwinnett
<Special Olympics GA>
Gwinnett County and the Special Olympics GA selection committee are proud to recognzie Linda Cosby for her
selection for the
2022 Special Olympics National Games
in Orlando - June 2022.
"I am very honored to have been selected, and per my normal, I'll be the one in the water"
> COVID 19 Impact and Update
FALL/WINTER SWIMMING IS PENDED DUE TO THE DELTA VARIANT AND CONCERNS REGARDING TRANSMISSIBILITY
AFGA and Gwinnett County are following all Federal, State and CDC Guidelines and will be continuing our swimming program in January 2022.
Check out our offerings on our swimming lesson page.
Watch out for updates via Social Media OR feel free to send an email to AngelFishGA@gmail.com.
Twice a year, AFGA, Gwinnett County and All About Kids Therapy Services join hands, feet and flippers to host our No Limits TRYathlon! This event is for athletes age 4 - 21 with cognitive and/or physical delays!
Won't YOU come out and TRY?
Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, ALL 2020-2021 No Limits TRYathlons have been put on HOLD. Mark you calendars for the spring of 2022 at the incredible Bethesda Park Aquatic Center in Lawrenceville GA for our next NLT!
Follow us on FB at No Limits TRYathlon or check in to the website at NoLimitsTRYathlon.com anytime for more information and for updates.
SHOULDN'T WE CHAMPION THEM?
NEARLY 1 IN 5 People have a
disability in the US.,
Census Bureau Reports
Report released to coincide with the 22nd anniversary of the ADA
20% of our population will be affected by cognitive and or physical disabilities!
Source: Interactive Autism Network Research Report: Elopement and Wandering (2011)
Source: National Autism Association, Lethal Outcomes in ASD Wandering (2012)
Swimming is so much more than a time for fun - it is a CRITICAL LIFE SKILL for everyone!
AFGA is committed to helping our angelfish learn safety first as they move toward their swimming proficiency and achieve
their famlies goals in the water.
AFGA is proud to be a Brand Ambassadors for Swim Angelfish (R) Adaptive Swimming Methodology. The training is life changing for every swimmer and every angelfish.
EVERY AFGA instructor is stamped and certified in this amazing training.
Cindy and Ailene and their staff have been hard at work expanding and improving their already amazing training. We are in constant communication with SAF and will continue to be ready and prepared as we move forward to re-opening.
Who is teaching YOUR adaptive swimming program? Choose NO OTHER!
Swim Angelfish (R) is THE GLOBAL LEADER!
To Infinity and BEYOND!
Spring 2022 Swimming
Warrior Mommas and Daddies are the KEY!
2022 Look Ahead
AFGA began from a deep desire to provide as much
access and opportunity for differently abled swimmers.
Our desire was fueled by our deep love of our own sweet angelfish.
Linda Cosby and Judy Smith
Being avid swimmers and instructors of swimming, both Linda and Judy sought out and mastered the very best in
Adaptive Swimming Methodology and became the first of
AFGA's Swim Whisperers utilizing the
Swim Angelfish (R) Adaptive Swimming Methodology.
At the start, we had 12 angelfish swimming with us.
By the end of our first year, we had added three new instructors
and were working with over 100 swimmers every week!
Now, as we finish the summer of 2021, our team of 7 has worked with over 200 swimmers every week, launched new programs, expanded our SOGA program and look forward to a fall/winter with more swimmers involved and more ACCESS and OPPORTUNITY for each angelfish to achieve SAFETY, PROFICIENCY and INCLUSION in aquatics.
AFGA knows that our swimmers take extra special time
to be able to master the skills of swimming.
We also know we must approach EACH swimmer uniquely.
We constantly work to learn and grow in our own skills as instructors and are committed to a "Force NO child, Do NO harm philosophy".