Float Swimming Aid
Aqua Ankle Weights
The Aqua Ankle Weights is designed to increase self-stability in the water for uneven weight distribution in swimmers with physical or neurological disabilities. The weights are adjustable with steel inserts which fit into pockets. They weigh 5 pounds (2.5 pounds per ankle), and can be adjusted in .5 pound increments.
8720 Delta Swim System
The 8720 Delta Swim System is a float swimming aid designed to aid in progressive swimming development and may be most appropriate for individuals who can maintain postural equilibrium with controlled arm movements. The Delta is also designed to help maintain a vertical position in the water to assist with walking, running, and aerobic exercises. By utilizing the water's resistance, rehabilitation therapy can be directed at a specific area or muscle grouping. This body float is constructed of du
8723 Sectional Raft
The 8723 Sectional Raft is a float swimming aid designed for use with individuals with cognitive, upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This unit has a sectional design that supports and cradles the body for people who are not going to swim actively or who are insecure in the water. The design allows water to flow in and around the body, enabling interaction with the surroundings and reducing the fear of falling off a raft that holds the individual on top of the water. The raft has a reversi
8724 Swim Rings
The 8724 Swim Rings are multi-purpose float swimming aids. Sets of the rings may be snapped together for neck, chest, or torso support. Individual rings can be removed to reduce the amount of flotation. The rings are made of vinyl coated foam. SIZES: Small, for weights 20 to 30 pounds; Medium, for weights 30 to 80 pounds; and Large, for weights 80 to 200 pounds. DIMENSIONS: Rings are 1-inch thick with 20 inches of flotation on a 36 inch strap per set. Diameters are 2.5 (Small), 3.5 (Medium), and
8725 Head Float
The 8725 Head Float is a float swimming aid designed to support the head of individuals with reflex domination. The cushioned support allows the head to rest without pressure on the spinal column, encouraging neutral positioning. This swimming aid is made of vinyl-coated flotation foam. SIZES: Small (for users weighing 20 to 30 pounds), medium (for users weighing 40 to 50 pounds), and large (for users weighing 60 to 175 pounds). DIMENSIONS (LxWxT): 16 x 12 x 1.5 inches (small), 20 x 13 x 2 inche
8727 Dolphin Float System
The 8727 Dolphin Float System is a float swimming aid designed to compensate for uneven weight distribution in swimmers with physical or neurological disabilities. This harness style foam device has two removable side pads to minimize lateral rotation. A removable front third pad provides additional lift. OPTIONS: Stabilizer Bar for increased stability; swim rings for added head and neck support; and the crotch strap to prevent the flotation harness from riding up while swimming. SIZES: Small (f
8728 Tri Swim
The 8728 Tri Swim is a swimming aid designed to provide flotation support for persons with some swimming skills. The device gives moderate lift to help maintain the body in a usual swim position. The Tri Swim consists of 2 vinyl covered foam sections. One is triangular and is positioned on the chest area; the other is a strap that goes around the neck. It has 1 quick release buckle for easy on and off. SIZES: Small for weight range from 30 to 50 pounds; Medium for weights 60 to 150 pounds; and L
8730 Comfort Mat
The 8730 Comfort Mat is a therapy swim mat and float swim aids that can be used at the pool edge, for entry and exit from the water, and in the water. It can also be used as a soft floor covering in the shower. The mats are constructed of moisture proof, vinyl-coated foam. DIMENSIONS(LxWxT): 25 x 40 x 1 inches. COLOR: Yellow is standard; 15 custom colors available at an extra charge.
8735 Combination Head Float & Mini Stabilizer Bar
The 8735 Combination head Float and Mini Stabilizer Bar is a float swimming aid designed to keep the face out of the water. The head float fits around the neck and under the back of the head. A 3-foot stabilizer bar is attached at the top of the head. Foam rings can be added, removed or arranged for more flotation on either side of the bar. SIZES: Medium or Large ($10 extra). COLOR: Yellow. These custom colors are available for an additional $26: light almond, baby blue, black, bright blue, casa
Adult Head Float
The Adult Head Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by individuals with neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This device is useful for a swimmer with under-developed reflexes and minimal head and limb control. This float rests on the user's shoulders and wraps around the neck, holding the head above water. CAPACITY: 50 to 175 pounds.
Adult Konfidence Jacket
The Adult Konfidence Jacket is a float swimming aid designed for use by individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities in aquatic therapy. This neoprene buoyancy vest features eight removable floats. The flexible buoyancy allows users to alter their position in the water based on their requirements. This jacket is made from wetsuit grade neoprene for comfort and durability and has a chlorine-resistant soft poly interior. An adjustable crotch strap allows for different torso sizes and stops
Aqua Sprinter Floatation Belt (Model 700)
The Aqua Sprinter Floatation Belt is a float swimming aid designed for use by individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This device is worn around the waist and can suspend an individual in a position that enables the spine to be suspended neutrally. The belt is designed to hold the swimmer securely at the waist in an upright position, with no tipping forward. This belt is made of closed-cell EVA foam and is latex free. It is equipped with an adjustable belt. OPTIONS: Instructional
AquaJogger is a float swimming aid designed for use by persons with lower extremity disabilities. This soft, comfortable waist belt provides vertical buoyancy and keeps the user's head above water leaving the arms and legs free for aquatic exercise, pool sports or other water therapy. This device features adjustable elastic belts with quick-release buckles, high back support, and contoured front. Available models include the AJ Classic for average waisted women or lightweight men; the AJ Shape f
Aquatic Therapy Float
The Aquatic Therapy Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children or adults with lower or upper extremity disabilities. This flotation device supports the user in a prone or supine position for aquatic therapy for lower and upper extremity strengthening and range of motion. The device's contour lines allow free movement of arms and legs while the individual is securely strapped on the float. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. CAPACITY: The small model supports up to 50 pounds; the med
The Boppa is a float swimming aid designed for use by children and adults with physical disabilities. Made of soft, puncture-proof Airex, this horeshoe-shaped flotation aid fits around the neck and extends below the waist in front. Two straps buckle just below the chest and at the waist to secure the device. SIZES: Infant (ages 0-2), child, adult, and extra-large adult. COLOR: The infant girl's model is neon pink. The infant boy's model, the kid's model, and the adult models are yellow.
Butterfly Neck Collar
The Butterfly Neck Collar is a swimming flotation aid designed for youth and adults with spinal cord injury or neurological or physical disabilities who are unable to hold their head up on their own. This horseshoe-shaped aid fits around the user’s neck and can keep his or her head above the water’s surface. It is intended for swimmers who want to maintain a vertical position in the water and perform water-based exercises. The collar is constructed of a closed cell foam, and a webbed strap with
Child Head Float
The Child Head Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children with upper extremity, neurological, or physical disabilities. This device is useful for a swimmer with under-developed reflexes and minimal head and limb control. The float rests on the user's the shoulders and wraps around the neck, holding the head above water. CAPACITY: 40 to 50 pounds
Child's Konfidence Jacket
The Child's Konfidence Jacket is a float swimming aid designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities in aquatic therapy or while learning to swim. This neoprene buoyancy vest features eight removable floats. The flexible buoyancy allows users to alter their position in the water based on their requirements. This jacket promotes correct swimming position and helps children achieve a face forward position. This jacket is made from wetsuit-grade neoprene for comfort and durabi
The Comfort Mat is a float swimming aid designed for use by children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This foam mat floats to provide support in the water and it can also be used at poolside, as a changing pad in the locker room, or as additional protection in the shower room. The mat has hand straps at each corner. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): 27 x 41 x 1 inches. COLOR: Bright yellow.
FloaterPaddle (Foam Model)
The FloaterPaddle (Foam Model) is a multifunctional swimming aid designed to help individuals with lower back and/or leg injuries rehabilitate their upper body strength. Individuals can use the FloaterPaddle as a flotation device, swim paddle, or kick board as they engage in swim training, recreational swimming, water exercise, or rehabilitation. The FloaterPaddle widens the surface area of the users’ forearms which can help increase their thrust and allow them to move through the water more eff
The Flotation Belt is a flotation aid designed for use in aquatic therapy. This belt provides buoyancy for deep water running or other exercises. It is made from ensolite 2.2 pound density closed-cell urethane foam with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coating. This type of coating is used for sealant and helps decrease bacteria buildup by increasing the antiseptic qualities. The device also has PVC straps and ABS plastic clips. It uses a double belt system for extra support to the lumbar region. A sm
The Head Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children and small adults who require head support while in the water. This float surrounds the wearer's head and maintains it in a neutral position with no pressure on the spine. SIZES: Small (for children weighing 20 to 30 pounds), medium (for children weighing 40 to 50 pounds), and large (for individuals weighing 60 to 175 pounds).
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a swimming pool floating aid for children with mobility disabilities and children who use wheelchairs. The Little Mermaid is a personal floatation device that allows children to move around in the pool independently by rotating a hand cycle. A rotary pump inside the handle pumps water up through the hole of the floor of the hose inside the tube body by using the water pressure. The water comes through the hose inside the tube body and is
Lj-A (Life Jacket-Adapted)
The Lj-A (Life Jacket-Adapted)is a personal floatation device designed for use by children and adults with physical disabilities. This latex-free swimming aid maintains the user in an upright position while keeping the head completely out of the water. CAPACITY: Models are available to accommodate users from 18 to 250 pounds. WARRANTY: Unconditional money-back guarantee
Pfd-A (Personal Flotation Device-Adapted)
PFD-A (Personal Flotation Device-Adapted) is a personal floatation device designed for children and adults with severe physical disabilities. This swimming aid maintains the user's body stretched out in a dorsal position, stabilizes the body in case of involuntary reflexes and uncontrollable movements, and helps keep the user's face completely out of the water. SIZES: Extra-small (fits individuals weighing 18 to 35 pounds), small (fits individuals weighing 30 to 45 pounds), medium (fits individ
Pool Flotation Device
The Pool Flotation Device is a float swimming aid designed to enable children with disabilities to safely enjoy a swimming pool by helping them to float. The device consists of a plastic (PVC) tubing frame mounted on two sections of styrofoam insulation. The child is harnessed in a lifejacket that is suspended from the framework. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Jay Drew for children with disabilities who cannot swim because they are unable to keep their head above water. This device is intend
The Pool Pony is a flotation aid designed for use in aquatic therapy. This flotation device gives enough lift to allow a smaller individual to be fully buoyant, or a larger person to achieve deeper submergence for a deep water workout. The device can also be used by women who are pregnant and do not want a belt around the waist. Made of ensolite foam with a thin PVC outer coating. COLOR: Yellow.
Quad Float System (Models W9495 & W9496)
The Quad Float System is a floatation swimming aid designed for use by children or adults with neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system allows positioning on the back or the stomach, and compensates for lateral rotation resulting from uneven muscular development. The system includes removable pads (two side, one front). SIZES: Small (model W9495) or large (model W9496). CAPACITY: 30 to 75 pounds for model W9495 or 75 to 200 pounds for model W9496.
Sportime Yeller Closed-Cell Foam Kickboard
The Sportime Yeller Closed-Cell Foam Kickboard is aquatic aid designed to strenghten specific muscle groups in the lower extremities and promote coordination activities for persons with physical or cognitive disabilities. The floating boards are made with polyethylene and covered with micro-cell foam. OPTIONS: The boards can be ordered with handgrip cut-outs. DIMENSIONS: (Length x Width x Thickness) - the traditional board is 19 x 14 x 1 5/16 inches; the handgrip board is 21 x 11.5 x 1.25 inches
Stabilizer Bar (Models 8729 & 8729-3)
The Stabilizer Bar is a swimming and float swimming aid designed for use with lower, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This unit is designed to help maintain balance and equilibrium during water walking/gait exercises, to help with rest in the water when placed under the arms, or to help with kicking workouts. This device consists of a plastic bar with foam rings that can be attached at both ends in differing numbers according to the proficiency of the user. SIZES: Model 8729 is standa
Technical Trainer, The (Model 699)
The Technical Trainer, model 699, is a float swimming aid and swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by children and adults with lower extremity, mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities or arthritis. This triangular unit can be used in a variety of positions, including lying prone or supine, standing, sitting, and sitting with the legs extended. It can also be used as a kick board or to support the head above the water. SIZES: Adult and child/youth.
Triangle Ring (Model 102)
The Triangle Ring, model 102, is a float swimming aid designed for use by children with neurological, upper extremity, or lower extremity disabilities. This floatation device has an inner tube constructed from thick and durable .30 latex-free vinyl. The ring is triangular in shape with an opening for the child's head, and comes with a repair kit in a poly bag. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches wide with a 9 inch opening.
Ulu Kids Floatsuit (Models 9891 & 9896)
The Ulu Kids Floatsuit is a one-piece streamlined swimsuit designed for use by children with physical disabilities who are learning or unable to swim. This suit covers the body, thighs, and upper arms, with foam distributed in a non-obtrusive manner on the thighs, chest, and back to enhance floating and swimming. The suit also provides warmth and protection from ultraviolet (UV) light. It is available as a UV50+ Lycra floating swimsuit (model 9891) or a 1 millimeter neoprene floating wetsuit (mo
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation for an individual with cerebral palsy to have physical support, improved mobility, and independence while swimming in a pool or lake. The water scooter is adapted from the Fluid Motorchair (See http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/5/SportsRec/Marine/MotorizedWaterT...). The electric motor and mount tube were taken from the chair and a golf ball was added to the steering post to make it easy to use one handed. The
Water Walker is a floatation device for aquatic exercise or recreation designed for use by children or adults with musculoskeletal or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This circular floatation device provides individuals with vertical position stability and support during water exercises and activities. It is available in two styles. The seat model supports hips at a comfortable angle. The belt and sling strap model supports weight-bearing users for hip extension. Both styles feature a chi
Wet Vest Original
The Wet Vest is a wet suit vest designed to allow exercise in deep water for individuals with physical disabilities. The lightweight, snug fitting vest fits much like a bathing suit and is worn while the user is submerged to neck level in deep water. It allows an individual to run and exercise in the water while staying afloat. SIZES: Available in x-small, small, medium, large, extra large. COLORL: Available in Pink and Blue.
Youth Konfidence Jacket
The Youth Konfidence Jacket is a float swimming aid designed for use by youth ages 8 to 14 years with physical or cognitive disabilities in aquatic therapy or while learning to swim. This neoprene buoyancy vest features eight removable floats. The flexible buoyancy allows users to alter their position in the water based on their requirements. This jacket promotes correct swimming position and helps children achieve a face forward position. This jacket is made from wetsuit-grade neoprene for comf