Indoor Swimming Pools in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Dry skin or not, for this family, it’s time to start getting back in the pool.  And although it’s warm, it’s not quite warm enough to hit the Long Island Sound!  Instead, check out some of these indoor swimming options in Fairfield County:

Children of the Sound - Norwalk
If you’re looking for individual swim lessons (child or adult) try the Children of the Sound program, which offers instructional classes (private, semi-private or clinic) for children and adults.

The Double Tree Hotel, 789 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854

Courtyard by Marriott, 200 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854

The Penguin Swim School - Stratford & Shelton
The Penguin Swim School, offered in Stratford and Shelton, also offers private and semi-private lessons for children.  Half hour lessons available Monday thru Friday, and Sunday, from 9am-6pm.

Homewood Suites by Hilton, 6905 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614

Courtyard by Marriott, 780 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484

Center Pool - Ridgefield
Head to Ridgefield’s Center Pool for some indoor swimming – residents and non-residents both welcome.  The pool is open from 7AM – 9:45PM Monday thru Friday, Saturdays 6-5:45 and Sunday 7-5:45.   In addition to open swim times, there are swimming classes available as well – check the website for the schedules.

195 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Chelsea Piers - Stamford 
The highlight to this state of the art aqua center is its 50-meter, Olympic-sized pool. Younger swimmers may also enjoy the warm water instructional pool.  Lessons here begin at 3months and continue through adulthood.  

1 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT 06902 

Kathy Tavella Swim School - Norwalk
With small group instruction, Kathy Tavella’s instruction focuses on establishing proper technique in all four strokes. Small classes allow the instructor to monitor each student’s progress. 

 Hilton Garden Inn 560 Main Avenue, Norwalk

Swim Seventy Aquacenter - Norwalk
Swim Seventy is newly build aquacenter in Norwalk.  Their instruction focuses on their “70 Skills” with a focus on water safety. 

8 Willard Rd, Norwalk, CT 06851

Wings Over Water - Fairfield 
Wings Over Water School of Swimming incorporates the Swimplicity® methodology in their learn to swim program. Lessons here can begin as young as 6months and focus on developing a level of trust and comfort in the water 

2221 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825

The Dive Shop- Brookfield
All Lessons at the Dive Shop are taught by certified Water Safety Instructor under the American Red Cross program. You can  enjoy a heated indoor 25 yard-6 lane pool, therapeutic pool, a fitness room, and a family changing room for your convenience. 

439 Federal Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804

Other swimming options to consider, check out your town’s indoor pool schedules.  Also, you may want to look into getting a seasonal membership to your local YMCA or JCC - if you're planning on doing a lot of winter swimming, it may be worth the membership fee.


Originally published 2/25/12.


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