Swim Lessons: Session One (Summer 2024)

The Southington Recreation Department's swim lessons are open to Southington resident children only, ages 5 years and up.

The following classes will be available at both Recreation Park and Memorial Park pools during Session One:

  • Beginner (Level 2):  Children will be taught to be more comfortable and independent in the water. They will learn to float and kick.
  • Advanced Beginner (Level 3):  Children should be able to swim on their own, above water, for at least 5-10 feet to be in this class.
  • Intermediate (Level 4):  Children will learn how to perform strokes properly; diving into pool.
  • Swimmer (Level 5):  Strokes are refined; laps are swum.
  • Advanced Swimmer (Level 6):  Children should be able to swim laps for greater distances.

Class Schedules

NOTE: Registered families will be contacted by the Aquatics Director, Chris Palmieri, prior to the start of the session to be sure that children are registered for the appropriate class level and to confirm the specific class dates/times.


  • Memorial Park:  Session One classes will run from June 17-July 5, 2024.
  • Recreation Park:  Session One classes will run from June 24-July 12, 2024.
  • All classes will take place between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM.
  • Beginner and Advanced Beginner classes at both pools will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays for 30 minutes each day.
  • Intermediate, Swimmer, and Advanced Swimmer classes at both pools will take place on Tuesdays & Thursdays for 45 minutes each day.


  • Saturday lessons will be offered at Memorial Park pool ONLY.
  • Classes will run for 30 minutes each on Saturdays for 9 weeks, June 15-August 10, 2024.
  • All classes will take place between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Registration Information
  • Registration will be accepted ONLINE ONLY.
  • Registration Fee: $65.00 per child
  • Family Rates:  $175 for 3 children or $220 for 4 children within the same household
  • Payment is due in the Recreation Department prior to the first class date. Money cannot be accepted at the pools.
  • Please contact the Recreation office at (860) 276-6219 with any questions.

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Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Cash (Exact Change Required)
  • Check/Money Order - Payable to "Town of Southington"
  • Credit Card*

*An additional, non-refundable service fee applies to all credit card transactions.