Connecticut Swimming

Officials Clinics

Dave Pite, Officials Chair

Please contact the instructors to reserve a spot in the clinics.

These clinics are for new and advancing officials and will also serve as part of 2021 re-certification requirements. Officials should review their OTS account to see if a clinic is required to re-certify. 

Clinic for the 2021 Swim Season

Clinic:  New and Re-certifying Stroke & Turn Clinic
Date: September 30th, 2021 06:30PM - 9:00PM Eastern Time
Location: Community room, Wethersfield Police station
Address: 250 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield CT, 06109
Instructor: Mike Huffman

Clinic: New and Recertifying Deck Referee and Meet Referee Clinic
Date: Wednesday September 29, 2021 at  6.00PM 8.30PM
Location: Orange High Plains Community Center
Address: 525 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT 06477
Instructor: Dave Pite and Mark Wollen

Clinic: AO Clinic For New & Re-certifying
Date: October 5 @ 7pm
Location: Pre-Registration Required:

Clinic: Stroke & Turn Clinic For New & Re-certifying
Date: October 6 @ 7pm
Location: Pre-Registration Required:


All Connecticut Swimming officials must be members of USA/Connecticut Swimming. Join after Sept. 1, 2021 and your registration will be good through December, 2021. Membership is $75. You need not join before the clinic, but it will speed your certification if you do. Join using the online application at Connecticut Swimming's website: under membership. Be sure to make your payment after completing the form. Please allow two business days for your membership to be processed. You also will need to pass a Level 2 background check and complete an online "Safe Sport" Training Course (free) at to be members of USA/Connecticut Swimming. Officials are encouraged to contact their clubs about reimbursement for USA/Connecticut Swimming membership and other fees. Generally, Stroke & Turn officials clinics last 2 1/2 hours. For credit, please plan to attend the clinic in its entirety.