Brown Center 10th anniversary this Saturday

Champaign Williams

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The Brown Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary this Saturday.

The 18,400-square-foot center opened its doors in 2003 with the expectation of the helping people with physical challenges. It began as just an addition to the Center of Achievement (COA) through Adaptive Physical Therapy, which has been open since 1971.

And now, 10 years later, the facility provides water-based exercise programs that give even those with serious or chronic physical challenges, including children, freedom of movement with little or no pain. , as stated in CSUN Today’s report.

Carol Bennett, operations manager of CSUN’s Center of Achievement Through Adapted Physical Activity, said the center receives praise on a daily basis for individuals who participate in the aquatic programs.

“The addition of the Brown Center has had a huge impact on our clients and students,” Bennett said in to CSUN Today. “People are excited and motivated with the increased flexibility and endurance they have while in the pool.”

The university will be celebrating the anniversary of the Brown Center on Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. There will be a commemoratory reception as well as tours of the facilities.

The anniversary  celebration will be open to the public, however coordinators are requesting all who want to attend to RSVP to becky.obrien@csun.edu.