The Peirce Island Pool has been the swimming hole for children and adults since its inception in 1937, and was recently refurbished in 2003 with a new deck, fence and play area.

photo by Deb Cram, Portsmouth Herald

The pool is 100 yards in length, 33 yards in width and has a depth sloping from 14 inches down to 6 feet. It's a relaxing, fun environment that provides plenty of swimming space for all ages and abilities and is the perfect place to spend a hot summer afternoon.

photo by Deb Cram, Portsmouth Herald

The pool is open from the end of June until the end of August. It is open 7 days a week and offers open swim, adult swim and swim lessons for all levels.

 

Click HERE for the swimming lesson schedule and special events.