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Kadena Aquatics

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DSN • 634-6425

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

Hours of Operation
Open Lap Swim
Monday – Friday
5 am – 7 pm

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.

Hours of Operation
Open seasonally Memorial Day – Labor Day

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Services

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.

Pool rule apply at all Kadena Aquatics facilities.
• 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 if they have passed a swim test.
• Individuals must have military ID accessible at all times.
• Only US Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices types I, II, or III are allowed in the shallow end.
• Alcohol, smoking and glass containers are prohibited.
• Swim diapers are required for young children.
• Individuals with obvious evidence of a cold or other communicable diseases, open sores, or lesions, including fungal skin diseases are prohibited from entering the pool.
• Food and beverages are prohibited around pool’s edge.
• Dunking, throwing, splashing, rough horseplay, sitting or jumping from shoulders, throwing from hands, loitering and bathhouse horseplay are prohibited.
• Please wear appropriate swimwear only. Overly revealing swimwear is prohibited.
• Radios are allowed in seating area only. Volume will be adjusted for individual listening. All music must be free of any vulgar or inappropriate language.
• Masks, fins and snorkels are prohibited during open swim.
Swim Test
• Swim at least 25 meters
• Tread water for 1 minute
• Pull themselves up from the water without using a ladder

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.