Member stories

Meet our members

At Rainbow Club we understand children with a disability. We encourage each child to Swim the Rainbow at their own pace, to best of their ability. Our Club members each have a unique story. Read their shared experiences and discover the Rainbow Club community.

Meet Seth

Meet Seth

Seth started at Sutherland Rainbow Club 4 years ago when he was 7. Rainbow Club was able to harness his love for the water into lessons that have made him confident and safe in the water. IHe has progressed through to swim in the Senior Boys Freestyle Multi Class event at the Zone, Regional and the upcoming NSW State Carnivals.

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Meet Samuel

Meet Samuel

Samuel Cheah has been swimming at Villawood Rainbow Club since March 2019. Samuel’s dad Douglas wanted to help his son settle back into swimming so he asked the teachers for advice. As a result, he edited Rainbow Club’s Return from COVID Social Story to customise it for his son.

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Meet Kylan

Meet Kylan

Kylan was a member at our Orange Rainbow Club from 2016 and only just recently has finished his time with Rainbow Club.  His parents were so thrilled with all he has learned at Rainbow Club that they wanted to thank everyone. 

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Meet Ethan and Isaac

Meet Ethan and Isaac

Ethan and Isaac are enjoying their first lesson at Narellan Rainbow Club and loving every minute, not wanting to get out of the pool at the end of their lesson. 

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Meet Ahmed

Meet Ahmed

Meet Ahmed. Ahmed has Down syndrome. At 14 months he tries mainstream swimming lessons with little success. When Ahmed joins Rainbow Club his family delights in his progress.

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Meet Riley

Meet Riley

Riley loves splashing about in the water but doesn’t understand danger. His mum Larissa explains, “Riley is on the autism spectrum and has no fear of anything, including the water.”

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