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

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    Open Swim - October 5th to June 3rd
    Locations - All Ages Days and Times
    John Martinez School
    100 James Street
    Wednesdays from 5pm-8pm
    Saturdays from 10am-2pm
    James Hillhouse High School
    480 Sherman Parkway
    Thursdays from 4pm-7pm
    Saturdays from 10am-2pm
    Locations - "Senior Swim" Days and Times
    Hill Regional Career High School
    140 Legion Avenue
    Fridays from 4pm-6pm
    NOTE: Please be advised open swim will not run on days that schools are closed
    Swimming Lessons (Ages 4-18)
    John Martinez School, 100 James Street
    Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week per session
    Cost: $100.00 per session (New Haven Residents)
    $125.00 per session (Non-Residents)
    Session 1
    Session 2
    Session 3
    Session 4 - FULL
    Oct. 4th-Nov. 10th
    Jan. 3rd-Feb. 9th
    March 7th-April 13th
    April 25th-June 1st
    Click here for list of Pool Rules

    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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