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: Referee & Starter Refresher
Data: Saturday, May 8th from 10:00AM
Location: Virtual Meeting "URL to come"
Instructor: Margy Sargent
Please email Margy at: 
Clinic: New Stroke & Turn Clinic
Date: Wednesday May 05, 2021 6.00-8.30 p.m
Location: Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut
Address: 2 Huckleberry Hill Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804
Note: Babysitting room in the main building next to the Basketball court.
Instructor: Philip James
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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.