HHS Pool Schedule & Activities

Hamden High School Pool

A 25 yard, 6 lane pool with depths of 4 feet to 12 feet.  The swimming pool is located at 2040 Dixwell Avenue at Hamden High School.  Entrance for pool is located in the rear of the building.  The pool is generally available for public usage during weekday mornings, evenings, and Saturday afternoons.  Home to the Hamden High School Green Dragons, Hamden Heronettes, and the Hamden-North Haven Swim Teams.

HHS Pool

Swim Passes:

Swim passes: are required for all public swimming.  Season passes must be purchased at the Recreation Department.  Daily Fees are paid poolside.  Proof of residency is required.  Passes are good from July 1st through the beginning of August of the following year.

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TypeResident RateNon-Resident Rate

Learn to Swim / Diving Programs:

Offered year round to teach children & adults. The following is a tentative schedule, subject to change.

>>>Hamden Recreation Department Summer 2022 Learn to Swim Registration<<<

Summer Session

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Morning and Afternoon Classes Available
  • Ages 5 and up & Small Fry (4 and under)

Spring / Fall / Winter Session

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
  • Afternoon Classes Available
  • Ages 5 and up

Spring Diving Program

The Hamden Recreation Department is offering diving lessons with Jody Clouse in 2022. She is the current coach of both the girls and boys high school dive teams. She competed in both swimming and diving for Hamden High (‘95) and Marist College (‘99).  She is looking forward to introducing and promoting the sport of diving in Hamden.

  • Location: Hamden High School Community Pool Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm  
  • Days: Mondays: 3/28, 4/04, 4/18, 4/25, 5/02, 5/09, 5/16

Divers will be coached based on their skill ability, Beginners or Intermediate levels. See description below. 

Please note that the coach may choose to cancel class with less than four divers. Session will be limited to 8 divers. Beginner skills: students must be able to dive off the board and swim to the side unassisted and must be at least 8 years old. For Intermediate level: Divers must be able to do front dives and back lineups on their own. Each Diver will be required to purchase a membership through AAU for insurance. The information will be sent once registration forms are received.

Ages: 8-17

Cost: $140 per session. Jody can be reached at jemclouse@gmail.com or 203-215-8329

Make check payable to Jody Clouse and mail along with completed application to Hamden Recreation Dept., 2750 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518, c/o Diving

Stop by the Recreation office at 2750 Dixwell Ave. to register or visit the website or click below to download the registration form and mail to the Recreation Office.

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Lifeguard Training

Anyone interested in certifying for lifeguard/CPR training, renewals, please contact the Recreation Office at 203-287-2579 or email Recreation Supervisor, Dave DeMartino, at DDeMartino@Hamden.com