The Waveny Park Swimming Pool is open June through August and is a popular summer destination.
The 50-meter…More outdoor pool has lap lanes, a diving well, and is handicap accessible. The facility also sports a kiddie pool for toddlers and a full service snack bar. The pavillion houses dressing rooms, showers, and a first aid station. Lifeguards are on duty.</p>
<p>The <a href="http://www.newcanaan.info/content/293/323/default.aspx">Recreation Department</a> organizes swim lesson and swim team programs at the pool.</p>
New Canaan YMCA 564 South Ave, New Canaan, CT06840 The Y is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that focuses on strengthening the community and works to ensure…More learning opportunities and growth for each community member. The Y offers programs which promote youth development, social responsibility and healthy living. Programs and offerings include nursery school and full-day childcare in the Hargrove Child Development Center, youth sports and wellness, group exercise classes, swim lessons, middle school and high school recreation and leadership programs, a complete Wellness Center, personal and team training along with family programs and events.
Horizons Student Enrichment is for K-12 students from Fairfield County lower-income families. It is comprised of…More three programs all working towards one goal--to enrich the futures of the participants.</p>
<p>The summer program is a six-week program for 260 students ages kindergarten through 8th grade. During the program, the students take academic, art, and music classes; swim; and visit museums while being fueled by healthy breakfasts and lunches. The staff prides itself in creating an extended family atmosphere.</p>
<p>The Continuing Connection essentially expands the summer program to students and their parents throughout the year. It allows students to take late two-week sessions in the summer for one-on-one tutoring, winter Saturday school and cultural trips. Parent-child art workshops and parenting workshops are also offered year round. Students in this program have the additional opportunity to receive scholarships from the New Canaan Mounted Troop and the Stamford Performing Arts Center. </p>
<p>The High School Program works with roughly 100 students to support their families through high school, expose them to community service and cultural experiences and explore options with students and family members for post-graduation. The program provides academic coaching/tutoring, as well as various college aid and employment workshops. </p>