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    Parks, Recreation and Trees
     Aquatics

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


    Public Swimming

    Career Pool

    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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