College of HHD

  • image shows students walking toward camera. The names of HHD's nine academic departments are shown.
  • children listen as a book is read to them. Early literacy.
  • Apparel Design and Merchandising students create from the first drawings to the completed garments.
  • community recreation at the RTM aquatic center at castaic lake.
  • nursing students learn to take blood pressure readings.
  • dancers in midair
  • Happy HHD 2018 graduates at commencement smiling at the camera

Center of Achievement through Adapted Physical Activity

swimmer gets out of wheelchair to swim in center of achievement poolThe Center of Achievement provides adapted therapeutic exercise programs for people with moderate to severe disabilities in land-based fitness programs using a wide range of specialized equipment.  Fitness programs are also available in the water - free of gravity - in four treatment-specific pools, through the Abbott and Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy within the Center of Achievement. 

For over 40 years, the Center has provided compassionate service to the community while training CSUN students as professionals in adapted exercise and fitness programs. Clients say the Center brings fitness, hope and most of all, achievement. Clients, families and caregivers alike tell us they find comfort, social connection and friendship here.   Visit the website for the Center.