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 & Recertification Stroke and Turn Clinic 
Date: March 20  2019
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: High Plains Community Center
Address: 525 Orange Center Road, Orange CT 06477
RSVP: Dave Pite
Note: Class will be held in Room 15, located just across the bathrooms and Park and Recreation Office.

Clinic: New Stroke and Turn Clinic & Starter Re-Certification
Date: Wednesday April 3 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30
Location: Shelton Community Center
Address: 41 Church St, Shelton, CT 06484
RSVP: Ed Becker

Clinic: Administrative Official - New and Recertification
Date:  May 4th 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Greenwich YMCA (50 E Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830)
RSVP: Mark Wollen 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.