An official army family and MWR Site

Aquatics

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Family and MWR Aquatics program operates 4 pools:

  • Richardson, Schofield Barracks
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Helemano Military Reservation (HMR)
  • Aliamanu Military Reservation (AMR)

Richardson Pool at Schofield Barracks and the pool at Tripler Army Medical Center are open year-round, offering Active-Duty physical training hours, lap swim and open swim sessions.

The pools at the AMR and HMR housing areas are seasonal pools, open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Richardson Pool, Schofield Barracks


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Updated August 25, 2022

The pool is available for Physical Training (PT) from Monday to Friday; 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

All Units must have a Unit Lifeguard to use the pool for PT.  The Unit Lifeguard must provide a copy of his or her lifeguard certification. Call to make a reservation.

Richardson Kiddie Pool Closed for Repairs Until Further Notice**

2022 Schofield Barracks Richardson Pool Monthly Super Chlorination Schedule

Month/Year Super Chlorinate Date Backwash Date Re-Open Date
22-Jan 1/3/2022 1/4/2022 1/5/2022
22-Feb 1/31/2022 2/1/2022 2/2/2022
22-Mar 2/28/2022 3/1/2022 3/2/2022
22-Apr 4/4/2022 4/5/2022 4/6/2022
22-May 5/2/2022 5/3/2022 5/4/2022
22-Jun 6/6/2022 6/7/2022 6/8/2022
22-Jul 7/11/2022 7/12/2022 7/13/2022
22-Aug 8/1/2022 8/2/2022 8/3/2022
22-Sep 9/12/2022 9/13/2022 9/14/2022
22-Oct 10/3/2022 10/4/2022 10/5/2022
22-Nov 10/31/2022 11/1/2022 11/2/2022
22-Dec 12/5/2022 12/6/2022 12/7/2022

 

AMR Pool

Update 5/24/22
AMR will ONLY open on Saturdays & Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting on June 4, 2022.

Update 6/30/22
The AMR pool will be closed on Saturday, July 2.  Re-open on Sunday, July 3 at 10 a.m.

HMR Pool

2022 Helemano Military Reservation Pool Monthly Super Chlorination Schedule

Month/Year Super Chlorinate Date Backwash Date Re-Open Date
22-Jan 1/3/2022 1/4/2022 1/5/2022
22-Feb 1/31/2022 2/1/2022 2/2/2022
22-Mar 2/28/2022 3/1/2022 3/2/2022
22-Apr 4/4/2022 4/5/2022 4/6/2022
22-May 5/2/2022 5/3/2022 5/4/2022
22-Jun 6/6/2022 6/7/2022 6/8/2022
22-Jul 7/11/2022 7/12/2022 7/13/2022
22-Aug 8/1/2022 8/2/2022 8/3/2022
22-Sep 9/12/2022 9/13/2022 9/14/2022
22-Oct 10/3/2022 10/4/2022 10/5/2022
22-Nov 10/31/2022 11/1/2022 11/2/2022
22-Dec 12/5/2022 12/6/2022 12/7/2022

 

TAMC Pool

update 5/18/22Hours of Operation.jpgClick here to see TAMC Aquatics Tako rules. 

 

2022 Tripler Medical Center Pool Monthly Super Chlorination Schedule TAMC Super Chlorination 2022 Schedule.jpgTAMC G3 Learn to Swim 2022 Calendar
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Reservations for a group of 3 or more participants are required. Reservations are received in person at our facility during hours of operation or by email. The pool is available for Physical Training (PT) on Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pool Fees

Richardson Pool Slide Wristband

  •   $2.00 per wristband
  • Wristbands are valid for date of sale only

Effective August 25, Richardson Kiddie Pool Closed for Repairs Until Further Notice.

Learn to Swim Programs

Tripler Aquatics Learn to Swim Program

UPDATE 08/05/22

****TAMC AQUATICS SWIM LESSONS ARE ALL BOOKED UP UNTIL MID-OCTOBER.   Due to the water temperature also dropping under the Red Cross Temperature Guidelines in October, we will not be teaching again until April 2023. 
Group Lessons will be available at Richardson Pool on Schofield.  Your child/children must be registered with CYS and you must show proof with an enrollment paper. ****

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TAMC Pool will offer only private lessons for ages of 3 and older.  (No Group Lessons) 

Private lessons can be scheduled  Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Class times and dates are based on the instructor/participant's schedule.

$80 dollars for one session:
5 classes
30 minutes each

Registration:
Classes are on first come, first serve basis.  The participant must come to Tripler Pool to fill out a waiver and leave the form with Tripler Aquatics Lifeguards.  The date on the waiver is your spot in line.  A water safety instructor will call to schedule the class dates and times.   The waiver will be disregarded if the participant doesn't return the call after 3 attempts.

 

Richardson Pool Learn to Swim
Update September 29, 2022

Richardson Pool will not be offering any Children's Group or Private Lessons until 2023. 

Richardson Pool will continue to be open for military training, recreational swimming and lap swimming.

Dates: TBD
Ages of 4 years & older

Children must be CYS registered.  If your child is not, please visit Schofield Barracks Parent Central Services facility.

Registration and Pre-evaluation Dates:  TBD
9 - 11 a.m. 
Register and Pay at Richardson Pool's front desk. 

Levels 1-3 : $60
8 x 30 minute classes

Level 4: $70
8 x 45 minute classes

Private/semi private classes: $80
8 x 30/45 minute classes (depending on the level)

Preschool and Mom & Tot classes are not available. 

Call the Richardson Pool for more details on scheduling. 
Classes begin at 11 a.m. (2-2.5 hours)
 

Active Duty Swimming Lessons G3
Click here to see the 22-23 class schedule for Active Duty Soldiers at Richardson and TAMC pool.

Classes
  • Aquatic Safety Exploration focuses on the prevention of aquatic accidents, fitness and swimming skills, emergency response, leadership skills and the professionalism of lifeguards. This class is designed for students ages 11 to 14 and is usually offered at all pools.
  • American Red Cross Waterfront Certification Course
    Incorporates both the Lifeguard Training course with the Waterfront skills module.
    Pre-requisites:  September 7 - October 6
    Course Dates:  October 6 & 7
    Click here for more details. 

    For more information, call (808) 655-9698
  • Lifeguard classes include certification in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, oxygen administration and first aid. This class is designed for students ages 15 and over. Offered  at Richardson Pool.

    Click here to see the upcoming certification classes and become a Red Cross Lifeguard. 

    AMR pool is now also offering Red Cross Lifeguard classes.  Same price and rules as Richardson's.  See the schedule below
    Update: 9/13/2022
    SEPTEMBER SWIM LESSON IS NOW COMPLETELY BOOKED.  NEXT SCHEDULE WILL BE ANNOUNCED. 

    For information, call: AMR (808)833-0255 or Richardson (808)655-9698
    or e-mail:  kalei.k.amion.naf@army.mil or michael.r.bell131.naf@army.mil 
  • High School Student Lifeguard Classes
    Richardson Pool

    Monday, October 3 - Saturday, October 8
    8:45 a.m.- 5:15 p.m.
    $175 per student

    Pre-qualifications begin immediately and will be held every Monday, Wednesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. until the start of the class.

    For information, call Richardson (808)655-9698

    Successful Participants can interview for a position on MWR Aquatics Staff!!
  • Water Safety Instructor course is an advanced class that allows students ages 17 and over to become certified water safety instructors and gives them the ability to teach students how to swim.
     
  • Water Aerobics update 5/18/22 
    At this time, we do not have a water aerobics teacher. 

 

Party Reservations

Update 05/18/22
TAMC pool does not host parties.

Pool Rules
  • Children 12 and under must be under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian 18 years or older
  • Children of kindergarten age and older will use gender appropriate showers, locker rooms, and bathrooms
  • Only properly fitting U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices, types I, II, or III, and are allowed during open recreation swim periods. Parents must be at least an arms reach away from your child while in a life jacket
  • No flotation devices allowed in pools unless for classes or under a supervision of a instructor
  • Mask, fins and snorkel may be used only in the lane line area
  • All infants and children not potty trained must use little swimmer pants or have rubber pants around their diapers
  • Food and drinks are not allowed on the deck, no glass containers or alcoholic beverages
  • Pool parties must have a signed contract/reservation on file. We cannot accommodate unannounced walk in pool parties
  • Learn to Swim students must register with CYS prior to LTS registration for a swim class

Richardson Pool Only

  • Only DOD ID card holders may use the facility.
  • Unit training takes priority over recreational and lap swimming at all times.
  • No swimming under the bulk head. (divider of the pool at Schofield Barracks)
  • Non swimmers are not allowed past the bulk head.
  • Water Slide - The cost of the ride is $2.00 per person. No one under 44 inches may use the water slide. Anyone between 44 and 56 inches must take a swimming test to use the water slide.
  • Diving Boards - Must be a swimmer and at least 10 years of age to use the platform. Make certain it is clear before jumping, dive straight in front. Divers must exit at the ladder. Anyone under 18 Years of age who wishes to use the diving boards or areas 1, 2, and 3 of the pool must be able to demonstrate the ability to tread water for up to 1 minute and be able to swim 25 yards using either the breaststroke or the over arm front crawl stroke. This must be done daily and upon the Aquatics staff request.
  • Pool will be closed for it's scheduled super chlorination. Click here for schedule. 
  • Effective August 25, Richardson Kiddie Pool Closed for Repairs Until Further Notice 

*Other rules and regulations addressed in official guidance or specific to a pool may not be listed but do apply.

  • Richardson Pool
  • Units are limited to groups of 10 soldiers at a time for 1 hour. A group of 3 or more must make a reservation for morning pt. No reservations will be made over the phone. All reservations must be made in person at the pool. *** Richardson Kiddie Pool Closed for Repairs Until Further Notice***
  • Hours:
    Monday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Service Members Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    All DOD Card Holders and Dependent Card Holders
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Service Members Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    All DOD Card Holders and Dependent Card Holders
    Thursday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Service Members Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    All DOD Card Holders and Dependent Card Holders
    Friday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Service Members Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    All DOD Card Holders and Dependent Card Holders
    Saturday
    10:00am-5:00pm
    All DOD Card Holders and Dependent Card Holders
    Sunday
    Closed
    Federal Holidays
    10:00am-3:00pm
    No Physical Training Hours on Holidays
    Closed
  • Tripler Army Medical Center Pool
  • Due to repairs needed, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Kiddie Pool closed until further notice. Physical Training groups must have 3 or more people to make a reservation. Reservations are received in person at our facility or by email. Units are limited to groups of 30 soldiers.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    Open Swim
    Tuesday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    Open Swim
    Wednesday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    Open Swim
    Thursday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    Open Swim
    Friday
    6:00am-9:00am
    Active Duty Only
    11:00am-5:00pm
    Open Swim
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
    Federal Holidays
    Closed

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