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 Columbus Day.

Richardson Pool, Schofield Barracks

Hours of Operation

Monday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Federal Holidays Closed

Contact

1757 Kolekole Ave
Bldg. 578
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Tel:
+1 (808)655-9698

Military DSN Tel:
(315)655-9698

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The pool is available for Physical Training (PT) on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 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.

AMR Pool

Hours of Operation

Monday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Federal Holidays Closed

Contact

178 Kauhini Road
Bldg. 1785
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Tel:
+1 (808) 833-0255

Military DSN Tel:
(315)833-0255

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HMR Pool

Contact

441 Kuapale Rd
Bldg. 35
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Tel:
+1 (808)653-0716

Military DSN Tel:
(315)653-0716

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TAMC Pool

Contact

917 Krukowski Road
Bldg. 301
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Tel:
+1 (808) 433-5257

Military DSN Tel:
(315)433-5257

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The pool is available for Physical Training (PT) on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 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.

Pool Fees

Daily Pool Entry Fee:

  • Active Duty : No Charge
  • Military Retiree: $2
  • Family Member: $2
  • DOD Civilian: $3
  • Guest: $4

Monthly Passes  

Individual

  • Military Family: $15
  • Blue Star Card Holders: $12
  • DOD Civilian: $15

Family

  • Military Family: $25
  • Blue Star Card Holders: $20

Passes are valid for 30 days from sale date.

Learn to Swim Programs

We offer multi-skill level swim classes for all ages. As lessons become available, they will be listed at the bottom of the page, under the "Featured Events and Promotions" section. Please call for more information.

The following levels are offered:

Parents & Tots: ages 3 & up

Parents learn strategies to help their children grow comfortable in water. Parents must enter water with children.

Water adjustment: ages 3-5*

Swimmers develop a sense of comfort and confidence in the water while playing games and learning to explore the aquatic area. Children must be able to follow directions. 

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: ages 5 & up*:

Swimmers learn principles of aquatics safety, introduction to swimming skills such as sculling, floating, push of glide, kicking, rhythmic breathing, and arm movement and hand placement. Child must be able to follow directions and place face in water.

Level 2: Fundamentals of Stroke Development: ages 5 & up*

Swimmers should have completed level 1.  Children continue to work on and strengthen the skills introduced in level 1 and begin to learn treading water and elementary backstroke.

Level 3: Advance Stroke Development: ages 6 & up*

Swimmers must be able to demonstrate all skills covered in levels 1 and 2.  Students will begin to learn breaststroke, over arm backstroke, sidestroke.

Level 4: Stroke Refinement: ages 6 & up*

Swimmers must be able to demonstrate all skills from levels 1-2 and be familiar with techniques covered in level 3. Students will review the fundamentals of free style and continue to develop and strengthen their skills in the application of breaststroke, overarm backstroke, butterfly stroke, and sidestroke.

Level 5: Advanced Swimming and Personal Water Safety: ages 6 & up*

Swimmers must be able to properly demonstrate all skills covered in levels 1-2 as well as a familiarity with techniques and strokes covered in levels 3-4.  Swimmers will be introduced to fundamentals of aquatics safety training and be introduced to multiple self-rescue skills. 

Level 6: Pre-Swim Team/Fitness Swimmer: ages 6 & up*

Swimmers must be able to properly demonstrate all skills covered in levels 1-3 as well as familiarity with techniques and strokes covered in levels 4-5. Students will began learning advanced swimming, diving, turns and other techniques associated with competitive swimming and diving.  Swimmers will participate in structured drills and timed swims.  Participants must be able to swim 25 meters freestyle and 25 meters overarm back stroke without stopping. Participants must also be able to tread water for a minimum of 1 minute without stopping.  Participants should also be familiar with the breaststroke and butterfly strokes.  

*Parents are asked to stay in pool area but not interfere with class.

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.

  • Lifeguard classes include certification in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, oxygen administration and first aid. This class is designed for students ages 15 and over. Offered only at Richardson Pool.

  • 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 is a safe and effective exercise alternative; improving the overall level of fitness without stress on the joints. Please call for more information.

 

Swim Team

Richardson Pool at Schofield Barracks offers year-round youth swim teams. Practices are held Monday through Friday. Tryouts are held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for children and youth ages 6 to 18 years.

Party Reservations

Plan your next event at any of our pools and you’re sure to have a splashing good time! From covered gazebo areas at Richardson Pool to scenic overlooks at Tripler pool, there’s a spot that’s perfect for your next get-together, just ready and waiting. Contact any of the pools for more information.

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

  • No swimming under the bulk head (divider of the pool at Schofield Barracks)
  • Non swimmers are not allowed past the bulk head
  • Slide - must be an avid swimmer. A swim test will be issued upon request
  • Diving Boards - must be a swimmer and at least 10 years to use the platform. Make certain it is clear before jumping, dive straight in front. Divers must exit at the ladder.

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