Wagging Tails Dock Diving Pool – Wagging Tails Connecticut Air Dog Club

Wagging Tails Pet Resort & Spaw is now home to a DOCK DIVING pool for dogs and Connecticut’s ONLY “Ultimate Air Dogs” Dock Diving Pool is right here in Wolcott! 

 If your dog LOVES to swim, loves to retrieve, and runs at amazing speeds, then join the Wagging Tails Connecticut Air Dogs Club! Your dog will LOVE dock diving!

 Is your dog full of energy and just jumping at the chance to expend it? Wagging Tails is proud to have a gorgeous, state of the art, fully certified Dock Diving Pool for Dogs.  Dock diving is a very popular, quickly growing sport for dogs of all shapes, ages and sizes.  Dogs run down a 40′ dock and compete to jump the furthest into the pool, the highest to retrieve a dangling toy, or the fastest to retrieve a floating toy.  Wagging Tails will host many dock diving events from May thru October each year. This family friendly sport is an awesome opportunity to bond with your dog, expend their energy, and meet other pet loving parents. 

Even Youth Handlers are encouraged to participate! Wagging Tails is a family run pet resort. Our pets are part of our family, and we strongly feel that dock diving is a family sport. So, having youths involved with their pets in this sport promotes teamwork, confidence, responsibility, patience and dedication. Kids AND their dogs will love participating in dock diving! 

During practices and competitions, Youth Handler must be accompanied by an adult on the dock, and must wear their own (you provide it) lifejacket. Since the pool is 4′ deep, Youth Handlers must be able to swim.

During practices and competitions, Youth Handlers ages 7 years and older do not have to have an adult on the dock, but must have a lifejacket on. At all times, Children are not allowed on the dock or in the pool unsupervised.

There is no smoking allowed on Wagging Tails property.  No female dogs in heat allowed on property. No e-collars or prong collars allowed in the pool/dock area. No retractable leashes. All dogs that enter the property, must be registered at the front desk, and owner must provide proof of rabies, parvo, distemper and bordetella vaccines. 

For more information about the Ultimate Air Dogs organization, events, rules, and the fast growing sport of Dock Diving for Dogs visit

2018 Wagging Tails Dock Diving Dogs Club Info Membership Fees:

Dock Diving Season is May thru October 1st.

Full Membership – $150 per season 

This membership includes up to 3 dogs in one family, and more than one handler. One free pool rental per seasonal month (based on availability). Half off other pool rentals ($20).  Access to Private Club Facebook page. First notification on events. First opportunity to sign up for training events or seminars. $5 off Splash and Events. 5% off Wagging Tails Pet Resort & Spaw boarding.  

Limited Membership – $75 per season 

This membership includes 1 dog in one family and one handler. Discounted $30 per hour pool rental ($40 to non members (based on availability). Access to Private Club Facebook Page. Early notification on events, training or seminars. $5 off Splashes and Events. 5% off Wagging Tails Pet Resort & Spaw boarding. 

You do NOT have to be a member to participate in any of the Dock diving events at Wagging Tails. However, members receive discounted access to the pool, discount event pricing, and training time too. We encourage you to join.  

TRY IT Sessions – $25/dog for one hour – If you’re not sure what to expect from dock diving, or how to do it, Wagging Tails Pet Resort & Spaw offers TRY IT sessions.  This session is for dogs who do swim, but are not sure how to jump off the dock. Our trainers will work with you and your dog to slowly introduce you both to this incredibly fun, exhilarating sport!  Limited space available for dogs to try out their ability on the dock. Dogs must be over 6 months old to jump off the dock. Try It sessions are $25/dog for one hour. Maximum 6 dogs per class.  Private classes also available. One hour class. Non refundable. Rain or shine. 24 hour cancellation policy.

Try It – includes introduction to the dock, the pool, throwing techniques, control of dogs on dock, rules of dock diving. 

SWIM & TRY IT – are for dogs that are under 6 months of age and have little swim experience. These pups will get accustomed to the dock and water from the ramp. $30/dog for one hour. Maximum 6 dogs per class. Private classes also available.

After your dog has gotten acclimated to the dock, to diving and the water, they can enjoy and attend more classes, training, pool rentals, and seminars.

POOL & DOCK RENTAL FOR DOCK DIVING – the pool and dock at Wagging Tails Pet Resort & Spaw is available for rental by both members and non members. Non member pool rental pricing is $40 per hour for 2 people and up to 4 dogs. Club Full Members receive one free rental per month, and subsequent rentals $20.  Limited Club Members receive $30 discounted rental fee. 


For up to 6 dogs, who have completed a Try It session or have competed in dock diving events before. Dogs must be comfortable on the dock and in the water. Training sessions are $25 for non members for one dog. $20 for additional dogs. One hour. Prepayment required. Sessions are rain or shine. 24 hour cancellation required. 

The pool at Wagging Tails Pet Resort & Spaw is open for daycare and boarding guests to use during their stay. The pool is open 7 days a week, weather permitting. Visit our Pool for Dogs page for Pool Pass pricing

Contact us for more information. You can join online via Wagging Tails Pet Resort. We accept all major credit cards for membership fees.  (860) 621-7387 (Pets)