Aquatic Programming

Swim Clinic

Novice Swimmers (Ages 6-10):
This clinic is for swimmers that are able to swim one lap (25 yards) on their front and back without assistance. Coaches will cover freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly with an emphasis on becoming stronger and more independent swimmers.
Dates/Time:10-11am, August 23 - 27

Intermediate Swimmers (Ages 8 - 12):
This clinic is intended for swimmers that already have fundamental knowledge of freestyle and backstroke at a minimum. Coaches will work to refine their technique in all 4 strokes, as well as improve starts and turns.
Dates/Time: 11am - 12pm, August 23- 27

Space in each program is limited. In order to maintain social distancing, a maximum of 5 swimmers per lane will be allowed. Program will take place in the dive well. No make-ups for inclement weather.

Cost: $52/Princeton residents or $78/non-residents with pool membership

Program will be led by CP Bluefish Assistant Swim Coach, Kelsey Schwimmer.

Program is open to Princeton residents and non-residents with a pool membership.

Program can be found in CommunityPass under the tab "2021 Summer Youth Sports Programs"

Dive Clinic

Learn the basics from hurdles and take-offs to front and back dives and beyond. All levels are welcome. Students must be comfortable in deep water and be able to pass the CP Swim test (swim the length of the pool without stopping or standing and tread water for 90 seconds). 

Ages 6 - 11: 9am - 10am, August 16 - 20
Ages 12 - 17: 10am - 11am, August 16 - 20
Cost: $52/Princeton residents or $78/non-residents with a pool membership

Clinic will be directed by CP Bluefish Dive Coach Cathy Mallon.

Space in the program is limited. No make-ups for inclement weather.

Program is open to Princeton residents and non-residents with a pool membership.

Program can be found in CommunityPass under the tab "2021 Summer Youth Sports Programs"

Swim & Dive Lessons

For 2021 our trained instructors will return to working with the swimmers in the water. To ensure a safe environment for all, our swim instructors will be wearing face shields for the duration of the lessons and lessons will be formatted in a manner to provide social distancing. Space in each session is limited in order to provide for social distancing.

Swim Lesson Levels 1 - 4 will be offered this summer as follows. Children must be 4 years of age by the start of the session:
Session 1: Wednesday, June 23 - Friday, July 16 ( Mon/Wed/Fri - 10am, 10:40am & 11:20am) - $70
Session 2: Monday, July 19 - Friday, August 13 (Mon/Wed/Fri - 10am, 10:40am & 11:20am) - $76
Saturday Session: June 26 - August 14 (9am & 10am)  - $76

Weekday lessons are 30 minutes. Saturday lessons are 45 minutes.

Dive Lessons will be offered at 11:20am for both Sessions 1 & 2 and at 10am on Saturdays.

Swim Lessons are open to all Princeton residents and to non-resident pool members.

Swim Lesson Info Guide (PDF)

Parent/Toddler Swim Program

This program is designed for children ages 2 to 4. A parent or caregiver must be in the water at all times with the child. This program is excellent for children that may be fearful of water and provides an introduction to basic water skills. Classes are 30 minutes. Space in each class is limited.

Session 1: Monday, June 21 - Wednesday, July 14 (Mon/Wed - 10am & 10:40am) - $59
Session 2: Monday, July 19 - Wednesday, August 11 (Mon/Wed - 10am & 10:40am) - $59
Saturday Session: June 26 - August 14 (10am & 10:30am) - $59

Parent Toddler and Parent Toddler Plus classes are open to Princeton residents and to all non-residents that have a pool membership.

Parent/Toddler Plus Program

Child must be 3 years old by the start of the program. This program is designed to transition the child from parent/toddler to Level 1 instruction. Adult will be in the water with the child to start the program and gradually less often as the class progresses. Classes are 30 minutes. Space in each class is limited.

Session 1: Monday, June 21 - Wednesday, July 14 (Mon/Wed - 11:20am) - $59
Session 2: Monday, July 19 - Wednesday, August 11 (Mon/Wed - 11:20am) - $59
Saturday Session; June 26 - August 14 (9:20am) - $59

Bluefish Swim/Dive Team

Open to swimmers ages 5 - 18 (as of June 1, 2021). $148/person. (must be a Princeton resident or a CP Pool member).

Dates: Monday, June 14 - Friday, July 30 (approximate end date)

Practice Times: June 14 - 18, 21 & 22 (afternoon practices. No Dive Practice on 6/18). Starting on Wednesday, June 23 practices move to the morning (8 - 10am: Swim Team and 9-11am Dive Team). Practice times will be divided into 40 minute blocks for swimmers in the 10 & under groups and 60 minutes for the swimmers in the 11 & older groups. Dive practice blocks will be 40 minutes long. Swimmers/Divers will be required to register in advance each week for a block of practice time.  

The swim meet schedule will be a mix of in-person and virtual meets. All Dive meets will be in-person.

For more info, please visit the Bluefish Website

Deep Water Exercise Class (Adults and Seniors)

This is a fast paced class for the competent swimmer that takes place in the Dive Well at CP Pool. Water walking, jogging, marching are used to provide an aerobic workout. 

Dates: Tuesdays/Thursdays from June 22 - August 12 (No Class on 7/29)
Time: 11 - 11:45am
Cost: $77/person (Princeton Resident or pool member) OR $151 (non-resident without a pool membership)

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