Indoor Swimming Pools and Lessons in Connecticut (Hartford County)
The summer months will be here before we know it and our days will be filled with swimming, hanging by the pool and body surfing the ocean waves. But you don’t have to wait till then to enjoy the water and go for a dip. There are a few great places in Hartford County that offer indoor swimming. If your little one is still getting use to the water and wants to learn how to swim before summer is upon us then lessons might be a good idea.
Swim Center at Westminster School in Simsbury is Farmington Valley's newest indoor swimming facility that features crystal clear water, lots of natural light, and an architecturally delightful natatorium. The swim center offers memberships and programs to the surrounding community where swimmers may swim independently during any of the scheduled hours of operation and are also eligible for the discounted "member rate" on swim lessons, water fitness classes and other programs. They feature an 8-lane pool that provides plenty of room for lap swimmers, families, recreational swimmers, water exercisers, water walkers, and a host of others to use the pool. Memberships are available on a monthly basis, with no long term contracts required. Discounts are offered for seniors, families, and adults living within the same household.
995 Hopmeadow St. (Rte 10) Simsbury, CT 06070
Cornerstones Aquatic Center in West Hartford offers swimming instruction for ages starting at 6 months to adult. If you’re not interested in lessons but just want to become a member of the facility that is also an option. There are a variety of membership plans available to go for open swim and they also even offer program passes to participate in a program without becoming a member. Check the website to find out more details on each of these and to check swim schedules.
55 Buena Vista Rd. West Hartford, CT 06107
In Hartford Pope Park Recreation has a youth swim program available where they teach swim lessons, have a swim team and even offer open swim.
30 Pope Park Drive Hartford, CT 06106
If you’re a resident of Plainville you and your family can use the High School pool for a free open swim on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. On Saturdays they have a Red Cross Swimming Instruction for ages 6 months and up.
47 Robert Holcomb Way Plainville, Connecticut 06062
CoCo Key Water Resort is an amazing indoor water park with slides, pools and rides. On Wednesdays and Thursdays they have a daily pass available for only $10 where you can enjoy the facility from 4-9pm for a great special price.
3580 East Main St. Waterbury, CT 06705
Mandell JCC offers a wide variety of aquatics programs for children of all ages. Go splash around with the family in their six-lane Olympic-size pool or in the only local training pool with a moveable floor designed for beginners. Check the website out for more information about their various programs available based on age and skill level.
335 Bloomfield Ave. West Hartford, CT