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The Nantucket Community Pool is located adjacent to Nantucket High School at 10 Surfside Road. The facility boasts a six lane, twenty-five yard pool with a one-meter diving board, separate adult and youth locker rooms and a Colorado Timing System. Aquatic programs are available for all ages and include swim lessons, aqua-fitness classes, adult lap swim, family swim, competitive and recreational swim teams, adult competitive swim meets and lifeguard certification courses.
Nantucket Public Schools utilizes the facility throughout the academic day for PE & Swim instruction, and we are proud to be the home for the Nantucket High School Girls & Boys Swim Teams – GO WHALERS!
Monthly schedules are posted online with public lap hours. When using the facility, please remember to maintain a high level of safety and cleanliness.
General Guidelines and Information
Family Swim Rules and Guidelines & Swim Session Definitions (PDF) (Note: Adult Lap is 18+ yo, Competitive Youth Swimmers may access during Open Lap)
Jim Pignato has been with the Community Pool since 2002 and has been serving as the Aquatics Director since 2005. A native islander and graduate of the Nantucket Public School system (‘98), Jim returned to the island after obtaining a degree in Marketing at Bentley University (‘02). Jim leads by example and is fully dedicated to the community through his additional work as the High School’s Varsity Swim Coach since 2003 and volunteering as the Co-Event Director for Swim Across America – Nantucket since 2012. Through his efforts with Swim Across America, Jim was recognized as “2014 Volunteer of the Year” by the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands, named one of the Hometown Heroes in 2015 awarded by Blue Hills/Nantucket Bank and was named Volunteer of the Year in 2018 by the Nantucket Cottage Hospital. In 2017, Jim received the award of Girls Coach of the Year by the Eastern Massachusetts Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association and in 2018 he was named the States Girls Swim Coach of Year by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. He, his wife and their two children enjoy living on Nantucket; taking advantage of its beautiful beaches and outdoors.