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Temporary Changes Due to Coronavirus
  • You must wear a mask indoors if you have not been fully vaccinated

  • Patrons are required to shower prior to swimming   

  • Military training and testing is available by reservation

  • Birthday parties are not available

At the Aquatics Center we have an Olympic sized pool which is great place to cool off and participate in one of our many programs. 

 

There are areas designated for lap swim and recreational swimming and a spacious pool-side lounge area with comfortable seating. The Aquatics Center has locker rooms and shower facilities, and trained lifeguards are on duty at all times when the pool is open. The facility is well maintained so that you can easily enjoy your swim. Swim lessons for Active Duty are always free. PT time is available for units with 20 people or more. In the event of severe weather the pool will close, and will remain closed for 30 minutes after the last sighting of lightning or thunder.

Policies and Regulations
  • Active Duty Members, Guard/Reserve Members, Retirees, DoD Civilians, dependents, and contractors are authorized to use this facility
  • Persons without authorized government identification are considered a guest and will be charged a daily guest fee
  • Maximum of 4 guests are authorized per visit, and all guests must remain with their host
  • IDs will be checked for appropriate ages
  • Adult lap swim is open to ages 18 and above
  • Youth ages 11 and under must have parent/guardian supervision
  • Children ages 4 and under must be within arms' reach from a parent/guardian (age 18+) while in the pool at all times
  • Children must wear a swim diaper in the pool if they are not potty-trained 
  • Children must be dressed/undressed on appropriate changing tables in the locker room
Splash Pad Rules
  • NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY

  • Splash Pad is for children ages 6 and under and must wear appropriate swim apparel – bathing suits, rash shirts, and swim diapers (regular diapers are not allowed)

  • Slip resistant or water shoes are recommended

  • Children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian (18 years or older)

  • No food and/or glass containers

  • Beach/water toys are not permitted in the Splash Pad Area

  • Please walk at all times

  • No horseplay, pushing, or climbing on the equipment

  • No towels or clothing on the fence

  • No chairs on the black Splash Pad top

  • No strollers in the Splash Pad area

  • No Smoking

  • Splash Pad will be closed In the event of threatening weather

Contact

Hanscom Pool

Bldg. 1550

Marrett Street

Hanscom AFB 01731

781-225-6638

Hours

Long Course

Monday: 10am-2pm

Friday: 10am-2pm

Short Course

Tuesday: 10am-2pm & 4pm-7pm

Wednesday: 10am-2pm

Thursday: 10am-2pm & 4pm-7pm

Saturday: 12pm-4:45pm

Family Swim Time

Households with Dependents Under 18

Tuesday: 4pm-6:45pm

Thursday: 4pm-6:45pm

Saturday: 12pm-4:45pm

Downloads/Links
Hanscom Pool Brochure
Rates and Fees
Daily Fees
Retirees & Dependents: $3/visit
Civilian, Contractor, Guests: $5/visit
The use of the pool is always free for Active Duty.
Single Membership Pass
Per Month: $25
Annual: $150
Summer: $55 (Memorial Day-Labor Day)
Military Family Pass
Per Month: $45
Annual: $270
Summer: $100 (Memorial Day-Labor Day)
Punch Card
$30 for a 10 visit person, non transferable, punch card and receive 11th trip FREE

Programs

Swim Lessons

Youth Swim Level 3+

30 minute lessons

$35/person or $45/2 people (same household)

Class is not for preschool or youth beginner levels. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted and have basic understanding of front and back crawls, and breaststroke.

Certification

Blended Learning Lifeguard Certification

Must be 15 years or older to participate and able to swim 300 yards consistently using only freestyle and/or breaststroke, which will be tested in a prerequisite swim test. Course is a blend of online learning and in water skills. Online portion of course must be completed prior to the first day of scheduled water practices. After completing each section of the online program, candidates must print off completion status pages and return them to instructor. All scheduled in water classes must be attended. Candidates required to bring bathing suit, towel, notebook and pen. Drinking water and snacks recommended. 

Lifeguards must be 16 years of age.

Splash Pad

The outdoor Splash Pad is open Memorial Day through Labor Day for children ages 6 and under accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian (18 years or older).

 

Open During Family Swim Time

Tuesday & Thursday: 4pm-6:45pm

Saturday: 12pm-4:45pm

Birthday Parties

Currently Not Available

Host a birthday party on a Saturday with our Pool Party Pack that includes two hours of fun at the pool, cheese pizza and juice.

Aqua Spin Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm

Ages 18+

$3/person (FREE for Active Duty)