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: Stroke and Turn
For: New and Recertification
Date: Dec 12 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Velo-CT Swim Center
Address: 8 Willard Road, Norwalk CT 50 Meter, 6 lane pool.
Clinic: Starter
For: New and Recertification
Date: December 15  2018
Location: Greenwich YMCA "50 E Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830"
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor:- Ken Gray
Note: Classroom location Upstairs please inquire at the desk when you arrive.

Clinic: Meet Referee and Deck Referee
For: New and Recertification
Date: Wednesday, Dec. 19th.  
Time: 6:30 to 9:00 PM.  
Location: Payne Whitney Gymnasium (Yale pool), Trophy Room, 2nd floor.
Address: 70 Tower Pkwy, New Haven.
RSVP: Ed Becker at


All Connecticut Swimming officials must be members of USA/Connecticut Swimming. Join after Sept. 1, 2018 and your registration will be good through December, 2019. 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.