With the Coming Summer Months –

Please Pass This Information On To Help Keep Local Children Safe and Prevent Drownings

Available Low / No Cost Swimming Lessons in Worcester, MA:

YWCA of Central MA – Splash Program

1 Salem Square

Worcester MA  01608



SPLASH—free summer swimming and water safety program at the YWCA

Register online at:  www.ywcacm.org/splash




Boys & Girls Club of Worcester  – Swim Clinic

Harrington Clubhouse

65 Tainter St.

Worcester, MA 01610


Swim Clinic


(508) 754-2686




YMCA  – Weekday Lessons

766 Main Street,

Worcester, MA  01610

(508) 755- 6101


Weekday lessons (with a small fee);

click on Central Branch Programs, www.ymcaofcm.org




The City of Worcester Parks & Recreation Department:   is offering free swim lessons at Crompton Park Pool and Shore Park beach starting the second week of July.


The focus of the program is to teach basic swim techniques for (beginners) and safety awareness around water.


You can register and learn additional information regarding the program using the Online Registration Portal on the City of Worcester website under Parks & Recreation/Recreation Programs:



If you have additional questions please call (508) 799-1190.





FREE City of Worcester Swimming Areas in Worcester, MA

And lifeguard coverage


City of Worcester Swimming Areas – Will open July 1


For listing go to:


Lifeguards are on staff when the parks are open:  12pm – 7pm, 7 days a week.


*NOTE:  the City of Worcester does not oversee the Lake Quinsiamond Areas or the State Pools on Providence Street and 1270 Main Street (but the State pools have their own life guards at scheduled times)




A message developed by the City of Worcester, the MA Department of Children and Families, the Boy’s and Girl’s Club, the YWCA of Central MA, the YMCA and Community Connections w/ YOU, Inc.





Anne H. Bureau LICSW,  Program Director

Worcester Community Connections Coalition and the

Worcester Family Resource Center of YOU, Inc.

484 Main Street, Suite 460

Worcester, MA  01608

Phone (NEW!): 508-552-7469