Chancey Bush
Cadence DeYoung, 13, has fun with volunteer Mia Baud, 16, and Dylan George, 18, left, during the opening song at the Adaptive Swimming program at Foothills Park and Recreation District on Saturday, April 15, 2017.
‘Therapeutic recreation’

Every Saturday, 6-year-old Alexander Yoder looks at his mom and dad and says: “Water? Water?”

Alexander used to be afraid of the water, but the Foothills Park and Recreation District’s Adaptive Swim and Play program quickly changed that.

“It made him a lot more of a daredevil,” said his father, Allin, with a grin.