Water Safety and Education

All Programs Subject To Change. 

Adults are $2 per swim and youth under 18 and senior citizens 65 and over are $1.

Updated August 22, 2018


The Swim Schedule is tentative and is subject to change.  Please check with the desk nightly to see about changes in the schedule.                            

Aquarobics                                                       541180     Section 02, 04

Aquarobics, a low impact class, will be held on Monday and Wednesday nights at Flood Pool from 8 pm – 8:45 pm beginning September 17 thru November 7. There are 16 classes, with registration beginning August 20 – September 14.  Class size is limited.  Fee is $70 for sixteen classes. 

Flood Pool Schedule (September - November)

Flood Pool is handicapped accessible with a hydraulic lift chair.

                        Monday            Tuesday       Wednesday           Thursday            Friday

7:00 PM         Open                 Open              Open                       Open                    Open                                                                                                                                                                         

8:00 PM         Aquarobics       Open              Aquarobics             Open                    Open



9:00 am-12:00 pm         Lessons

1:00 PM      Senior Citizens/Adult                  

2:00 PM      Open                                              

3:00 PM      Open                                              

Lessons begin in November on Mon. /Wed. from 6-8pm.

Pool will be closed or have delayed openings due to swim meets.  Check dates posted at pool desk for changes. 

Pool Closings

August 11 -September 11, 13,19, 21,28, October 5,9,12,16,18, November 6,15, 21,22, 23, 24, 25, December 13,19, 21-January 2,2019 as well as any school function (e.g. open house & band concerts).


Youth Swim Lessons – for Stratford Residents Only (proof of residency required). In person registration is at Birdseye Complex.  No class November 24.  You are guaranteed 8 classes.

You may register online starting on the date and time of registration.  A user name and password is required.  Call the Recreation Department to obtain both before the registration.


Class Days               Dates                                    Registration              Time                      Section


Saturday                    Sept 15-November 10         September 8             9-10am                       1-15


Mon /Wednesday     November 12-Dec 10          November 7              6:30-7:30pm              16-25


FALL SWIM TEAM 2018                111710         02

The Stratford Recreation Dept. is offering a Fall Swim Team for ages 8-16 at Flood Pool.  Ages 8-16 will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-8:30 pm. The team will begin October 2-December 6 with registration August 21-October 2 at the Recreation Department Office and online at www.townofstratford.com/recreation.  To register online you must have a User ID and Password which you can obtain by calling the Recreation Department at (203) 385-4052.  The fee is $150.