The Recreation Program is
responsible for issuing approvals for the construction, alteration or
reconstruction of public pools.
Please direct all questions to DPH.EnvironEng@ct.gov. Please expect a response within 1-3 business days.
Application Information Required - Due to an increased volume of submittals, review times may be delayed up to 120 business days.
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act Information
2013-20 Circular Letter Public Pool Main Drain Updates
2012-10 Circular Letter Recall of Pool and Spa Main Covers-Follow-up
2011-39 Circular Letter CPSC Recall Notice of Eight Manufacturers Drain Covers for Public Pools
2010-01 Circular Letter Products Available in Compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act for All Public Pools
2008-91 Circular Letter Guidance on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act for All Public Pools
- Centers for Disease Control and Protection - Health Swimming
- Indoor Air Pollution at Indoor Swimming Pools - 4/2011
Recommended Procedure for Clean-up of Fecal, Vomit and Blood Incidents (In and around Public Swimming Pools and Whirlpool Spas)
- 2012-70 Circular Letter-Automatic Disinfectant Feeders& Chemicals Used for Public Pools 2007-16 Circular Letter (Safe Bathing Season)
2005-5 Circular Letter (Public pool closure and inspection frequency)
2004-14 Circular Letter (Athletic program hydrotherapy pools)
If you need further information, please contact:
The Recreation Program
Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS#12SEW
P.O. Box 340308 Hartford, CT 06134-0308