Connecticut Swimming

Officials Clinics

Ken Gray, 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 2017 re-certification requirements. Officials should review their OTS account to see if a clinic is required to re-certify. 

Clinic for the 2018-2019 short Course Swim Season

Clinic: New and Re-certifying Stroke and Turn
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Greenwich YMCA (50 E Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830)
Saturday 9:30 am
RSVP Nancy Wargo

Clinic: Re-certifying Stroke and Turn Official's Clinic
Dates: 10/10/2018
Time: 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Online Class
RSVP Nancy Wargo
New Online Stroke and Turn "Re-certification only"
All clinics start at 7PM please RSVP Nancy Wargo for instructions and requirements to attend.
Changes will be posted on the clinic page of CTSwim please check
24hrs prior to the clinic.

Clinic: Administrative Official (Online for Recertification only)
DatesOctober 10th
Location(Online for Recertification only)
RSVP Mark Wollen at

Clinic: Administrative Official- New and Recertification
DatesOctober 17th
LocationYale - Details to follow when posted.
RSVP Mark Wollen at

Clinic: Stroke and Turn Official - New and Recertification Clinic
DatesOctober 24th at 7:00 PM
LocationNew Canaan YMCA 564 South Avenue, New Canaan CT 06840
Time - 7:00 PM
RSVP Nancy Wargo at

This clinic has been Cancelled
Stroke and Turn Official- New and Recertification Cancelled
LocationEast Lyme High School Chesterfield Road CT
Time - 6:00 PM
RSVP Ken Gray at



All Connecticut Swimming officials must be members of USA/Connecticut Swimming. Join after Sept. 1, 2016 and your registration will be good through December, 2017. Membership is $70. 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.