(206) 842-2306 Park Office
    (206) 842-2302 Aquatic Ctr

Aquatics Center

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Welcome to the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center!

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” – Loren Eiseley


bainbrigde island aquatic center



Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Rec District manages two pools, Ray Williamson Pool and Don Nakata Pool, both housed at the aquatic center. The District strives to meet the needs of the community by offering a variety of programs and services. Such services include swim lessons for youth & adults, youth swim team, adult swim team, lap swimming, leisure swimming and a variety of innovative aquatic fitness classes that cater to all ability levels. Join us and explore all that the aquatic center has to offer!



Ray Williamson Pool

      A six lane 25-yard pool was built in 1970 as an outdoor pool. In 1977 a roof was added to fully enclose the pool. The pool is the home site for Bainbridge Island High School Swimming, Diving, Water Polo teams, Bainbridge Island Swim Club (BISC), and Bainbridge Aquatic Masters team (BAM). In 2012 a solar water heating system was installed to reduce heating costs during the summer month. In 2011 a Hanovia UV system installed to increase water and air quality.   

ray williamson pool

    Don Nakata Memorial Pool

    Built in 2001, the 360,000 gallon pool includes a 180 foot water slide, lazy river, sloped beach entry, tot pool, water futures, toddler frog slide, one and three meter diving board, and four 25-yard lap lanes. The facility also houses a spa, steam, and sauna rooms.  In 2011 a Hanovia UV system installed to increase water and air quality.

nakata pool


8521 Madison Avenue, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110


Front Desk/Info 206-842-2302 ext 0  
Carolyn Ackerly
Swim Team Head Coach (BISC)
(206) 842-2302 ext. 106
carolyn ackerly
Mark Benishek
Recreation Superintendent
(206) 842-2302  ext. 103
mark benishek
April Cheadle
Head Master Team Coach (BAM)
(206) 842-2302 ext. 107
april cheadle
Marjorie LeMaster
Office Specialist
(206)842-2302 ext. 0
marjorie lemaster
Megan Pleli
Aquatic Program Manager
(206) 842-2302 ext. 102
megan pleli
Nancy Rogers
Office Supervisor
(206) 842-2302 ext. 104
nancy rodgers


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