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  • - Updated in accordance with CT Reopening Guidelines -
    Effective Sunday, January 24, 2021
    Update as of January 19, 2021

    Please see an updated Winter Schedule for the Dennis Malone Aquatic Center
    A few things to note:
    • High School and Splash Swim teams will begin Monday, January 25, 2021, as reflected in the schedule.
    • DMAC will continue to implement a reservation system with a maximum of six people per time slot. Membership is required to reserve a time and membership registration is available at
    • Water Exercise classes to resume the first week of February. Classes will run for 8 weeks beginning 2/1/2021 and ending the week of 3/22/2021.
    • Unfortunately, swim lessons are still currently on hold.

    We appreciate your understanding as we continually implement operational changes to comply with local restrictions and guidelines. Schedule changes effective 1/24/21 are in accordance with Governor Lamont's update on Connecticut's COVID response efforts on 1/19/21.

     **All entry requirements and policies are subject to change at any time at the discretion of staff. Any patron who refuses to comply with our policies will be asked to leave**

City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services

Our department is currently developing a City Wide Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Master Plan.
master plan
For more information on the Master Plan including important upcoming meeting dates, documents and findings please visit

Welcome to the City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services website! This website is your guide to accessing all of the great facilities, programs and services offered by our department.
In an effort to "Go Green", customers are able to register for programs, memberships, as well as request fields, pavilions and facilities directly through the website.
To begin you must have a Household Account.

Click HERE to Log In to your existing Household Account
Click HERE to create your Household Account

Department Contact Information:

Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Main Office
city hall
111 North Main St., City Hall - 2nd Floor
Hours of Operation:
 Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm 

Main Office Phone: 860-584-6160
Main Office Fax Number: 860-584-6163
General Office E-mail: Bristol Parks and Recreation Department

Youth and Community Services Office
51 High Street
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm (or by appointment)
Office Phone: 860-314-4690
Fax Number: 860-314-4689
Youth and Community Services Supervisor E-mail:

Dennis Malone Aquatics Center
325 Mix Street

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7am-9pm Sat & Sun 1-6pm
Front Desk Phone: 860-584-3837
Aquatics Supervisor E-mail:
Aquatics Coordinator E-mail:

Click here to view full department contacts