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    Parks, Recreation and Trees
     Aquatics

    | Public Open Swimming | Rules | Lifeguard Training |


    Public Swimming

    Career Pool

    Open Swim - Starting June 29
    Locations Days and Times
    Hill Regional Career High School, 140 Legion Avenue
    John Martinez School, 100 James Street
    James Hillhouse High School, 180 Sherman Parkway
    Wilbur Cross High School, 181 Mitchell Drive
    Monday through Friday from 5pm-7pm
    Saturdays from 11am-3pm

     

    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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