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    Contact Felicia at 203-946-8088 or click here to email

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    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

    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
    Saturdays from 10am-2pm

    There will not be any Open Swim at Hillhouse High school until further notice.

    Click here for list of Pool Rules

    Flag Football

    Click here for current Schedules and Notices


    Volleyball League
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    Other Upcoming Events

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    The New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees provides a host of physical and non-traditional activities geared to promote health and well-being for families and individuals through recreational activities. Our goal is to promote a healthy, safe, fun-filled environment that encourages a lifetime of wellness.


    Community Recreation, Outdoor Adventure, and Ranger Programs try to create an opportunity for youth and adults to succeed through participation. For more information, go to the related links above.

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