OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Illinois

Cool Water Exercise Program

Multiple Sclerosis Cool Water.jpg Classes in the cool water pool focus on stretching muscles and increasing circulation while reducing spasticity and keeping your core body temperature at a safe level. This program is ideal for those with Multiple Sclerosis, and is open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Cool Water Exercise Classes

  • 50 minute class sessions
  • Exercises are approved by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and focus on stretching, balance, coordination and strengthening.
  • Classes are held in a cool water pool with access by double handrail stairway or chair lift.
  • Exercising in cool water helps keep your core body temperature at a safe level.

Class Information    

  • Classes are included with a RiverPlex membership.
  • If you are not a RiverPlex member, you may purchase a 10-session punchcard.
  • Physician consent form is required.  Our team can help you with this when you attend an orientation session.
  • To sign up, simply attend an orientation session.  They are held every Tuesday at 1:00 pm.
  • For more information on  call (309) 282-1600.