AFGA has learned the value of
partnership and collaboration.
Each friend or partner named has come along side AFGA with shared vision of creating, expanding and providing as much OPPORTUNITY and ACCESS
for individuals with cognitive and
physical challenges in and out of the water.
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation in beautiful Gwinnett County, GA is committed to supporting opportunities
and activities for individuals of ALL ABILITIES!
Gwinnett County Aquatics operates with this end in mind.
To dream, develop, launch and support activities
for our special swimmers in and out of the water.
Check out all Gwinnett County Parks and Rec has to offer on their website and search through the Gwinnett Life Magizine for opportunities year round AFGA exists because of the openness
and support of Gwinnett County Aquatics.
All About Kids Therapy Services, Inc or AAKTS, provides all levels of services for our special angelfish from PT, OT and ST PLUS one of the only aquatic PT programs in the area!
AAKTS and AFGA created the No Limits TRYathlon where our community comes together every spring and fall for this adaptive triathlon. The NLT is for special athletes age 4 - 21 with cognitive/physical impairements, The NLT is a place for competition, celebration and community involvement to support our incredible athletes. Each spring in Lawrenceville and fall in Buford, the NLT will be back in the fall of 2021.
With 1 in 54 children diagnosed with autism in the US alone
(2020 CDC update), Spectrum Autism Support
exists to provide information and resources
for every family impacted.
Partnering with AFGA every summer at the
Annual Adaptive Family Swim Party
at West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center in Norcross, GA,
Spectrum brings together more partner services
to make this a must attend annual event!
Check out what Spectrum has to offer at
Advanced Technical Aquatics, Inc or ATAQ, is our partner for our advanced swimmers journey to excellence.
This USA Swimming Team (ATAQ) invites
'ready' adaptive swimmers to join in for
advanced training and competitive opportunities.
Additonally, Coach Kai Smith is AngelFishGA/ATAQ Special Olympics Agency - chair and leader in the creation of the
Georgia Unified Invitational Swim Meet (GOO-WEE), to be held every fall at West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center.
Coach Kai is a many faceted individual: author, coach, photographer, friend and father to one of AFGA's own instructors.
His passion for both differently abled swimmers
AND at risk youth drives him.
For Bobby and Pam Jones of Simply Aerial Productions, supporting AFGA and it's many partners is personal. Their son, now off to college, has spent many years volunteering and working with individuals with both cognitive and physical impairments as they learn to transition into young adult life. From this connection, Bobby and Pam volunteer their time, skill and excellence to support AFGA's programs and families. Bobby and Pam have created a number of YouTube videos about our swimmers and their families helping us tell our story.
You can see a few of these videos on our home page.
Need a videographer/drone service?
All About Kids Therapy Services, Inc is a proud partner in the Sharing the Weight program which provides weighted blankets for our kiddos. This is a nationwide effort and in GA,
AAKTS hosts "blanket parties" every month to mark,
stitch, fill and finish blankets for selected kiddos.
Follow the GA chapter on FB at Sharing the Weight - Georgia
and come by and join in the fun!
Meet DJ Jeyaram of Jeyaram & Associates! His sweet two littles swim with AFGA and he supports advocacy and information for our special kiddos and their families. It starts with HEART! Contact him to navigate the issues our community faces every day including planning for the future with love, grace and preparedness. Check out their special needs trust page.
This is an incredible story of a family working to build MORE for their precious girl. Meet Jordyn, who with the support of her family is a major part of the business they launched to help her learn job skills! AFGA LOVES the Be Kind To Everyone mantra and sports lanyards, tshirts, hoodies, cozies, stickers and more! Check out Jordyn's story and pick up some of your own stuff!
"Look with your eyes, SEE with your HEART" TM
Stephanie Ann, momma of a lovely little one who is a member of the 'chosen few' generation, launched her business shortly after the birth of her own sweet girl. Her skills are EPIC and she consistenly gives back through fundraising opportunities including AFGA! Need a fantastic pic or two or three?
Check out her story and follow her work at
AFGA Warrior Momma and Daddy - Stacey and Dan Cheney launched the Guide Project with one purpose in mind -
"To build a world where EVERYONE
can live life to its fullest!"
The Guide Project brought iCanBike (R) Gwinnett in the summer of 2019 with great success! Check them out at -