Aquatic Programs

The Ellington Parks and Recreation Department offers great aquatic programs for all ages.

Note: Not all Programs available mentioned on this page, for more information visit our Activenet page.

Swimming Lessons


New to being in the water, or an old pro at swimming?   No problem – Ellington’s Crystal Lake Sandy Beach offers a variety of swim lesson, and beach fun. 


Swim Lesson Registration Going on Now!


The Parks & Recreation Department will be offering Swimming Lessons at Crystal Lake Sandy Beach Facility for residents ages 3 years-adult. We will be offering the American Red Cross Six Comprehensive Course Levels that will teach you and/or your child how to swim skillfully and safely.

View Swimming Lesson Class Descriptions.
View:  Swimming Lesson Schedule

 
Crystal Lake Sandy Beach [Weather & Staff permitting]

Pre-Season:  Weekends only, May 27,28,29: June 3,4,10,11, 12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Full Season:

June 15 -August 20

Weekdays: 12:00 pm -7:00 pm

Weekends: 11:00 am -7:00 pm

Post - Season: 

August 21-September 4, 12:00 pm -5:00 pm

Residents Daily Fee: $5.00 Adult 18 & up, $3.00 Child 6-17 years.  Children under 5 are free.  $1.00 Senior Citizens

 Non-Resident Daily Fees: $10.00 Adult 18 & up,, $5.00 Child 6-17 years, Children under 5 are free, $1.00 Senior Citizens

BEACH PASSES Available beginning May 1st .  Ellington Residents Only:  $45.00 Per Family, $25.00 Individual, $10.00    Senior Citizens

 

Swim Lesson Fees: 2 week sessions

No Class on Fridays

 40 minute class:  $40

  30 minute class:  $35

      Registrations through Activenet Beginning May 1st


Introduction to Sailing at Crystal Lake

An Introduction to sailing program will be offered for those ages 10 to 18 years old. An instructor and up to 3 participants will sail an Oday 15’ from Sandy Beach for approximately one hour. Basic instruction in boat safety and handling will be provided.  Fee: $10 per session: Limit 1 session per person.



Crystal Lake Sandy Beach