Swim Buddy

The Swim Buddy serves as a buddy/partner to residents in the Wellness Center indoor swimming pool so residents are not at risk of swimming alone. A Swim Buddy may also provide assistance to residents getting into and out of the pool. Commitment: One time per week. The pool is open daily 3–4:30 p.m.


  • Desire to work with older adults
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must be physically capable of lending assistance as needed
  • Minimum age 18


Porter Hills Village, Wellness Center
3600 E. Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

If interested, contact the Volunteer Services Coordinator or Porter Hills Village Volunteer Services at 616-954-1799 ext. 10233.