HANSCOM AFB 50 METER POOL

Address: 195 Marrett Street, Hanscom,MA 01731

 

MEMBER ACCESS TO HANSCOM AFB

Minuteman members must obtain a renewable 30 day pass for base access at the Hanscom visitor. The Minuteman roster is udpated at the Visitor Center each Tuesday at noon. Members who have submitted a complete registration form and payment will appear on the weekly roster.

 

Visitor Center Hours are 6AM to 8PM Mon-Fri.

 

Directions to the Visitor Center:

Take Exit 30B off I-95/Rte 128, Hanscom Field Exit, go 1.5 mi to the blinking light, take a right, go 1/4 mile straight, bear right to Hanscom AFB, and check in at the Visitor Center (on your right once you reach the gate).

 

Getting to the Pool from the Visitor's Center:

Exit out of visitor center parking lot and turn right to go through gate. Stop at gate for ID check. Once through gate go straight to end of road and turn right onto Marrett St. Follow Marrett past 3 ball fields on your left. The Hanscom Pool is immediately following the ball fields on your left.

Vandenberg Gate is open from 5am to 10pm.

 

ONCE YOU HAVE YOUR BASE PASS

You may enter through the Vandenberg gate (see directions above) or the Hartwell Ave gate. For the Hartwell Ave gate, take Exit 31 B off I-95/Rte128. Exit to the right, and follow to the jughandle turn located just past the Massachusetts Army National Guard Bldg on the right. Take the jughandle and go straight through light on to Hartwell Ave. Follow Hartwell Ave to the end, where you will reach the Hartwell Gate.

 

Once you're through the gate take a left at your second set of lights onto Marrett St. Follow Marrett past 3 ball fields on your left. The Hanscom Pool is immediately following the ball fields on your left.

 

The Hartwell gate is open 24/7.

 

DRIVING ONTO AND AROUND BASE

All cars must come to a complete stop for an ID check at which point you must show your drivers license and pass. In order to receive a sticker for your car, you must have a valid drivers license, proof of insurance (car registration), and a current inspection sticker to gain access to the base.

 

Posted speed limits are much slower than off base. Please drive slow on base and observe all posted speed limit signs. The road leading to the pool is a school zone. The speed limit on the pool road ranges from 15-20 mph.

 

Seat belts must be worn at all times on base. Failure to do so will leave you unable to drive on base anymore.