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For more than four decades, Guilford Racquet & Swim Club has brought friends and families together through great activities and organized programming.

Along with being an athletic club, we also offer a resort-like setting around the pool coupled with professional swim coaching and lessons in Guilford, CT.

Enjoy a cushioned lounge chair under an umbrella while enjoying your book! Come by for one of our poolside events and invite your friends for a day at the pool. We have a talented GRSC swim staff that teaches swimmers everything from the fundamentals for water safety through competition-level strokes.

Swimming

Private Lessons

We offer private swimming lessons for all ages, from infants to seniors holding Platinum membership. Private lessons can have up to four people. These lessons are made by appointment after the pool opens Memorial Day Weekend.

Group Lessons

Intro To Swim Team

Swim Team Conditioning

High School Swim Team Conditioning

 

For Swim Team:

If Interclub Swim Meets are a viable and safe option, we will invite Session I team swimmers to participate at no additional cost. Team swimsuits are extra.

We offer several weekly options for Adult Lap Swim for Platinum members.

Summer Camp

GRSC Day Camp will run for its 9th year of fully- licensed day camp during the summer of 2022. GRSC Day Camp is located at 420 Church Street in Guilford, on the grounds of Guilford Racquet & Swim club, across from the arts center and next to the police station. The property has an outdoor, solar- heated swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, courts for both pickleball and paddle, an expensive new playground, gaga ball pit and four square court as well as an arts tent and cottage for cooling off.

GRSC Day Camp is for children, ages 4-12 and we have a low counselor: camper ratio.  Campers are placed into age-based groups. We will try to put friends together if we are given advance notice, and if they are within the same age range.

Each week includes daily instructional tennis, pickleball, yoga, water time, a variety of group games, arts & crafts, playground time, DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) and SPECIAL EVENT FUN FRIDAYS, among other activities. GRSC Day Camp runs RAIN or SHINE!

In 2020 & 2021, we ran camp incorporating significant COVID safety protoctols and adjusting our plans to keep everyone active and safe.

Each child is in charge of their belongings. Please send your child to camp with the following in a bag they can carry independently:

  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Bathing suit
  • Non-glass refillable water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Sneakers
  • Tennis racquet
  • Swim goggles

Summer 2022 June 20- September 2, 2022

2022 Day Camp Registration

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2022 Child Health Form

Please email completed PDF to Beth@Guilfordracquet.com

“Payment in full is due at time of registration”

Dates & Registration:

There will be 11 weeks of camp this summer. 

Weekly Tuition:

Pricing listed is for members/ non- members

Full Day: $310/ $425

Members recieve 10% GRSC account credit for multiple weeks/ siblings

Full-Day Add-Ons (register for add-ons at time of camp registration and receive 10% off each add on):

  • Daily Lunch: $45 per week (please still provide snacks)
  • Post-Care (4:00 PM – 6:00 PM): $55 per week
  • Private Swim Lesson (1-3 times per week): $45 for 30 minutes

Our Camp Staff

All GRSC Camp Staff are extensively trained by the director. Staff aim to provide the best possible camp experience for your children, filled with great memories and new friendships.

Club Manager, Sarah Boone, can be contacted for membership information. Members always receive preferential pricing and priority placement! Contact Sarah Boone for membership information.

Contact the Camp Director, Allison Donlon, for camp information.

Club Assistant Manager, Elizabeth Hall, can be contacted for program and add-on registration.

Day Camp Frequently Asked Questions

Does my child need to be interested in tennis to attend GRSC Day Camp?

Absolutely not! The campers will play some fun racquets games during their time at camp!

What does my child bring to camp?

Please send your child DAILY to camp with the following:

  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Bathing suit (they may wear it under their clothes if they would like)
  • NON-GLASS refillable water bottle
  • Lunch
  • Snacks (two if they are all-day kids, and one if they are morning only)
  • Sneakers.
  • Tennis racquet (we have racquets your child can buy if needed)
  • Swim goggles (if needed/wanted)
  • Extra change of clothes (if needed/wanted)

Please remember to LABEL EVERYTHING you are sending to camp and that it is spelled correctly! Your child will be in charge of carrying their bag at camp, so please make sure it is a size that is manageable for them.

What does a typical day look like at GRSC Day Camp?

Activity schedules are rotating during the week. Therefore, your child may not have every activity every day, and most likely will not have the same activity at the same time each day. The following activities will be part of their session at camp: organized games/activities, sports (Gaga Ball, Four Square, Kickball, etc.), racquets fun (games using the equipment and courts for tennis, pickleball, and paddle), water play, lunch/playground time, supervised free swim, DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) and arts and crafts.

What if I need to pick my child up early or drop off late?

If you know ahead of time, you can let your child’s counselor know about the schedule change. If the change is last minute, you can contact the Camp Director.

Is my child allowed to go to the snack bar during the day with money to purchase snacks?

No. Beyond lunch, we ask that any snacks they will have are provided from home.

Where is GRSC Day Camp, and where do its activities take place?

We are located, and all camp activities occur at 420 Church Street in Guilford, on the Guilford Racquet and Swim Club grounds, across the street from the Arts Center and next to the police station.

If you are interested in enrolling your child in summer day camp or swimming lessons, please contact us at info@guilfordracquet.com.

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Guilford Racquet & Swim Club
420 Church Street
Guilford, CT 06437
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Hours

Racquet Sports & Strength Studio:

(Year Round)

Mon - Fri : 6:30 AM - 10 PM

Sat: 8 AM - 10 PM

Sun: 7 AM - 9 PM

Summer Pool:

(Memorial Day - Labor Day)

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM*

*Abbreviated hours before mid June and after mid August