Longshore Pool

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DUE TO CoVid-19,
The LONGSHORE POOL COMPLEX will remain CLOSED at this time due to State of Connecticut restrictions and limited staffing resources.

The Longshore Pool Complex and Longshore Pavilion offers handicap accessible locker rooms with showers, family bathrooms, and a full service concession stand with outdoor seating and picnic tables. There is an adjacent playground and tennis courts with lights.
The Longshore Pool complex consists of two swimming pools and a wading pool

  • The Training Pool is 20 yds. in length, is a uniform depth of 3’7” and used for lap swim and swim lessons
  • The Lap Pool is 25 yds. in length with depth from 3-ft. to 9-ft. and is used for open swim
  • The Wading Pool has a depth 1-ft. to 2-1/2 ft. and is restricted during open swim to children under six years of age

Recreation Pool/Training Pool

Open swim will be accommodated in one or both pools during the following hours.

Hours Of Operation                                                        Kid smiling by the pool

May 23 – June 19, 2020

 Open Swim         3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.    
 Adult Lap  3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 Open Swim  11 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Adult Lap  10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.    
 *June 20, 2020          
 Swim Lessons  9 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
 Adult Lap  8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Open Swim  11:40 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


June 22 – Aug. 16, 2020

 Adult Lap  8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
 Swim Lessons      9:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
 Senior Citizen Swim      11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 ADA Swim (M-W-F)  11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 Open Swim  11:40 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Weekends/ Holidays      
 Swim Lessons  9:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
 Adult Lap Saturday  8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Adult Lap Sunday  10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Open Swim Saturday  11:40 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Open Swim Sunday  11 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Aug. 17 - Aug. 23, 2020

Weekdays & Weekends  
 Adult Lap 10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
 Open Swim 11 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Aug. 24 - Sept. 7, 2020

 Open Swim      4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.    
 Adult Lap  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Weekends / Holidays      
 Adult Lap Saturday  10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Adult lap Sunday  10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Open Swim  11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Holiday Schedule  
 Memorial Day Weekend      11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.       
 4th of July  11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Labor Day  11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

There will be two (2) lanes available for adult lap swimming.  Only those swimmers 16 years of age and older are allowed in the lanes designated for adult swim.

*All schedules are subject to change

Longshore Wading Pool

Children using the Wading Pool must be under the age of six and must be accompanied by an adult.

The above remains in effect during the adult swim in the training pool.

Toddlers wearing disposable diapers are prohibited from using either pool. Only swim diapers will be permitted. Available at pool concession.

Longshore Beach

No lifeguard on duty. Swimming is prohibited.

Swim Instruction

June 20 - Aug. 14, 2020
Group Lessons - 2 week sessions
Private Lessons - ½ Hour Lessons

For information call the Parks and Recreation Department at (203) 341-5087.

Pool Regulations

  • Guest must be accompanied by a Westport Handpass holder
  • No one shall enter the pool area without either: a) presenting their handpass, b) providing a guest ticket, or c) paying the daily guest fee
  • All swimmers must wear wrist bands at all times in the pool area
  • Every swimmer must use the shower in the bathhouse before entering the pool
  • Children using a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) must be accompanied by an adult. All personal Styrofoam and inflatable bubbles are prohibited in all the pools
  • Children under the age of 6 do not need a handpass, but must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under the age of eight wishing to use the Recreational or Training Pool must be accompanied by an adult
  • Prohibited in the pool - cut offs or long pants, shoes, shirts (other than white tee shirts)
  • Prohibited in the pool and/or on the pool deck - running and horse playing, eating, drinking, and smoking
  • Kick boards, ring toss or any objects thrown into the pool are prohibited unless authorized by the Parks and Recreation Department
  • Any persons known or suspected of having a communicable disease should not use the pool
  • No diving in the training pool

Note: Suspension of privileges, fine, and/or arrest may be imposed for the violation of policies and procedures. The Parks and Recreation Department have the right to close the pool due to inclement weather.

For Longshore Pool Policies and Procedures