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Kadena Aquatics

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Fairchild Pool • 634-6425
Hagerstrom Pool • 634-0645

Pool Operations will shift from Hagerstrom Pool to Fairchild Pool starting 10 October.

Fairchild Pool
Building 1988
The Fairchild Pool is heated 25-meter pool, home to year-round open lap swim, swimming lessons and more!

Fairchild Pool 2017 Winter Hours:
Open 7 days a week
Monday – Friday • 5 am – 7 pm

Weekends & Holidays
9 am – 11 am • Lap swim only
11 am – 1 pm • Recreation swim (Limited lap swim available)

Hagerstrom Pool
Building 501
The Hagerstrom Pool has a 50-meter pool, double looper slide, Water Fun Park, splash playground, and a diving board. This pool is open seasonally and is great for families with kids of all ages.

Hagerstrom Pool 2017 Winter Hours:
CLOSED

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Private Pool Parties

Rental Fees:
$150 • Two hours (Up to 50 people)
$225 • Three hours (Up to 50 people)

Contact Kadena Aquatics for information on parties for more than 50 people. Reservations must be made at least five business days prior but no more than 30 days in advance at Outdoor Recreation, Building 614.

KADENA AQUATICS GENERAL AQUATIC FACILITY RULES

  • Children 15 and under who have not passed the swim test must be directly supervised by an adult or legal guardian. Direct supervision is defined as 2 steps or within an arm’s reach of the child.
  • Children between 10-15 years of age may use the facility unattended if they have successfully passed the swim test and provide a SOFA I.D.
  • Patrons 16 years of age and over with an ID card in their possession may use the facility unattended with/without passing the swim test.
  • For supervision purposes, an adult or guardian is defined as an individual 18 years of age or older and meets base requirement as a legal guardian for the child.
  • Diapers with fitted plastic/rubber pants or swim diapers are mandatory for children who are not toilet trained. Disposable diapers are not allowed
  • All Lifejackets and approved floatation devices must be Coast Guard certified. Please see our list of what devices/toys are allowed and not allowed in our facility.
  • Patrons using lifejackets or approved flotation devices must be directly supervised (within arm’s reach) and are allowed in the shallow water (recreational swim area) only. Lifejackets are not permitted on the slide or diving board.
  • Alcohol is not allowed in any Kadena Aquatics pool. Intoxicated (odor of alcohol / or under the influence) individuals will be required to leave /and will not be allowed in the facility.
  • Smoking is not authorized anywhere in the facility. If smoking outside, must be a minimum of 50 ft. away from building and smoke in a location which does not impact swimmers or guests.
  • Food and drink are allowed only in designated areas and only in paper, plastic or aluminum containers. Glass of any sort is not permitted
  • Mermaid fins and items which bind the feet are never authorized due to safety concerns.
  • Snorkel equipment (snorkel, mask and fins) may only be used while lap swimming in designated lap lanes.
  • SCUBA equipment (tank, regulator, BCD) may only be used during authorized SCUBA classes outside of operational hours. Contact the Kadena Marina for class info.
  • Lap swim equipment (such as kickboards, pull buoys, noodles) may be used for fitness or lap swim only in designated lap lanes.
  • Lap swimming is for lap swimming and water fitness purposes only.
  • No diving in shallow areas (less than 9 feet deep).
  • Starting blocks are for instructional purposes only by an authorized Kadena Aquatics instructor.
  • BREATH HOLDING: Kadena Aquatics enforces the 30-30 rule.  No underwater swimming or breath holding for 30 seconds or 30 ft. (9 meters) whichever is first.    Swimmers may not swim 30 seconds/30 ft. stop, and then re-swim another 30 seconds or 30 ft underwater as this is consider hyperventilation/repetitive breath holding and is a prohibited practice.  Prolonged breath holding or the practice of hyperventilation is strictly prohibited as these activities can result in shallow water black-out.

WATER SLIDE SPECIFIC RULES

  • Patrons must meet the height requirement (36”) in order to ride the slide.
  • Riders must slide down the slide feet first on their backs.
  • Riders are not permitted to ride together. e. Parents riding with their child.
  • An adult waiting at the bottom of the slide to catch a child may be next to but not in the drop area of the slide.
  • Lifejackets and googles are not permitted on the water slide.

DIVING BOARD SPECIFIC RULES

  • Only swimmers who have passed the Kadena Aquatics swim test may use the diving board.
  • Swimmers will enter the water straight off the end of the board only. After entering the water, patrons must swim to the nearest ladder and exit the pool.
  • Parents/adult may not jump from the board with their child or wait in the water in front of the board to jump.
  • No unsafe dives or jumps allowed. These include dives or jumps that rotate inwards towards the board such as:  inwards, gainers, reverse, running off the board, sitting on the board, double bounces, etc.
  • Front flips only
  • No goggles or life jackets allowed on the board except during water safety classes by an approved Kadena Aquatics instructor.

KADENA AQUATICS SWIM TEST

In order to pass the swim test the child must successfully complete the following:

  • Swim at least 25 meters using a recognizable competitive stroke; (freestyle, breast stroke, backstroke, and butterfly). Underwater swimming and doggy paddle will not be recognized.
  • Tread water for 1 minute
  • Float for 1 min.

KADENA AQUATICS SWIM TEST
In order to pass the swim test the child must successfully complete the
following:
. Swim at least 25 meters using a recognizable competitive stroke;
(freestyle, breast stroke, backstroke, and butterfly). Underwater swimming
and doggy paddle will not be recognized.
. Tread water for 1 minute
.Float for 1 min.

Lifeguard Course
At completion of our Lifeguarding Course, you’ll join a righteous league of aquatic heroes.

$155 • Per person (includes materials)
Open to all ages 15 & older however, lifeguards must be 16 years or older to work on Kadena.
• You must successfully pass a pre-test given on the first day of class.
• You must attend all class sessions for your chosen course.
• There must be at least 3 participants for a class to be held.
• You must pass test at course completion to become certified.
• There must be at least 7 participants or class will be cancelled.

Swim Lessons

Please contact Outdoor Recreation for class availability. 

Swim Test
Children ages 10 and younger must be under the direct supervision of an adult at all times. Children ages 11 – 13 may be left unattended only if they pass the swim test, otherwise must be supervised by an adult who is at least 18 years old. Children must have dependent ID on their person at all times. In order to pass the swim test the child must successfully complete the following:

• Swim at least 25 meters
• Tread water for 1 minute
• Pull themselves up from the water without using a ladder 

Swim Evaluations
If you are unsure about your child’s swimming ability, check out our FREE swim lesson evaluations! This will measure what swim lesson level your child should participate in.

Kadena Aquatics swim lesson program follows the American Red Cross progressive swimming level model.

Group Swim Lessons (Based on age and ability) 
1 Session • 8 Lessons
$50 • Per 25-minute lesson
$75 • Per 55-minute lesson
*Parents must be in the water with their child at all times.

Summer Sessions
Mondays through Thursdays (Friday is a make-up day in cases of inclament weather or a class reschedule). Times and dates to be determined. Based on lifeguards, instructors, weather and availability of pool. 

Level 1 
Ages 6 – 16
Eight classes  25 minute sessions
This class is designed to help the student develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around the water.

Level 2
Ages 5 & up
Eight classes • 25 minute sessions
This class is designed to give students success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position.  Level 1 must be passed in order to register for this class.

Level 3
Eight classes • 25 minute sessions
This class is designed to help students build on the skills learned in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice in deeper water. Level 2 must be passed in order to register for this class.

Level 4 
Eight classes • 55 minute sessions
This class is designed to develop students’ confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills. Level 3 must be passed in order to register for this class.

Level 5
Eight classes • 55 minute sessions
This class is designed for students to further learn how to coordinate and refine strokes. Level 4 must be passed in order to register for this class.

Level 6
Eight classes • 55 minute sessions
This class is designed for students to refine strokes, allowing them to swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.

Adult
Eight classes • 55 minute sessions
This class is designed to work on the particular skills the participant would like to work on.