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    Parks, Recreation and Trees
     Aquatics

    | Public Open Swimming | Swimming Lessons | Rules | Lifeguard Training |


    Public Swimming

    Career Pool

    Swimming Lessons

    Registration begins Monday, September 15th, 2014
    Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week per session
    Cost: $100.00 per session
    Accepted forms of payment are Visa, Mastercard, Cash or Money Order

    Session Class Times
    Session 1 - Oct 14th-Nov 20th
    Session 2 - Jan 8th-Feb 12th
    Session 3 - Mar 3rd-Apr 9th
    Session 4 - Apr 21st-May 28th
    4:00-4:45pm
    5:00-5:45pm
    6:00-6:45pm
    7:00-7:45pm

    ParksClick here to download flyers and registration forms from the Parks website.

    Open Swim

    Open Swim October 14th - May 28th
    John Martinez School, 100 James Street
    Wednesdays from 5pm-8pm and Saturdays from 10am-2pm
    James Hillhouse High School, 180 Sherman Parkway
    Thursdays from 5pm-8pm and Saturdays from 10am-2pm
    Both Locations - Saturdays from 10am-2pm

     

    Pool Rules
    • NO Food or Drinks allowed on deck.
    • NO Shoes allowed on deck.
    • NO Running or horseplay on the deck or in Locker rooms.
    • NO Relieving of your bodily functions in the pool water.
    • NO Gum or foul language at all.
    • NO Horseplay or dunking of other people in the water.
    • NO Diving into shallow end of the pool.
    • NO DIAPERS children with swim diapers must wear rubber pants over swim wear.
    • SHOWERS must be taken with warm water and soap before entering the water.
    • SWIM CAPS must be worn to cover any long hair longer than ear length.
    • BATHING SUITS must be worn with netting, no shorts or cutoffs. You may wear a T-shirt in the water ONLY if it is WHITE. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE.
    • PLEASE do not touch or hang onto other people while in the water.

    *** WHISTLE DIRECTIONS ***

    1 - BLAST *** LOOK AT THE LIFEGUARD FOR INSTRUCTIONS
    2 - BLAST *** CLEAR THE WATER IMMEDIATELY.

     

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    Lifeguard Training Course
    Here is your chance to become a Lifeguard with the City of New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees.
    Contact Information
    New Haven Parks, Recreation & Trees
    720 Edgewood Avenue
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203) 946-8027

     

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