Joan and Harry A. Mier Center

AbilityFirst Joan and Harry A. Mier Center

AbilityFirst Joan and Harry A. Mier Center in Inglewood offers programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and epilepsy. The center serves the South Los Angeles area, including the communities of Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena, Los Angeles, South Bay, Westchester, Torrance and Lennox. Established in 1976, the center is named for one of AbilityFirst most generous contributors. Harry A. Mier and his wife Joan Mier funded the center in Inglewood to help ensure a place for children with disabilities to learn and grow.

If you have questions, please call: 323-753-3101 or email

The Joan and Harry A. Mier Center welcomes the community to its heated, indoor swimming and warm water exercise pool. Please call the Center at (323) 753-3101 and press “1” for additional information. The current schedule is:

Open Swim
Monday - Friday, 9-10 a.m.

Move It or Lose It
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2 p.m.

Water Exercise (Beginning/Intermediate)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11 a.m. and 6-7 p.m.

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