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Swimming Pools - Aquatics

Come and visit us, and take advantage of our amazing aquatic facilities! 

Check out the seasonal Hagerstrom Pool for all your recreational swimming wants and needs, including slides and inflatable courses.

Visit Fairchild Pool for lap swimming, fitness goals, year long swim lesson programs and more!

Swim Lessons

Available year-round at the Fairchild Pool!


Parent & Child • Ages 6 mos – 2 yrs

$55 • Per series
Children are introduced into the water in a comfortable environment and parents are taught the basics of water safety to gain a better understanding and confidence in the water.
Parents must be in the water with their child at all times.

Preschool Levels 1 - 3 • Ages 3 - 5

$85 • Per series
Children are introduced to important safety practices and basic aquatic skills while developing confidence in the water.

    1. Preschool Level 1
      • Comfortability underwater
      • Floating on back (with & without assistance)
      • Front/back glide
      • Basics of kicking on front & back
      • Swimming with assistance

    2. Preschool Level 2
      • Basics of front/backstroke
      • Basics of treading water
      • Standing
      • Front glide to back float
      • Back glide to front swim, continue floating

    3. Preschool Level 3
      • Treading water into swimming
      • Comfortability in water without standing
      • Swim, back float, swim
      • Building blocks of breaststroke

Don't know what level to sign up for? call Kadena Aquatics at 634-7665 to receive more information and schedule an assessment if needed!

Learn to Swim Levels 1 - 6 • Ages 6 - 17

$85 • Per series
Children are introduced to important safety practices and basic aquatic skills while developing confidence in the water.

Learn to Swim Levels: 

    1. Introduction to Water Skills
      • This class is designed to help the student develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around the water.
        Skills covered:
        - Comfortability underwater
        - Floating on back (without assistance)
        - Front/Back glide
        - Basics of Flutter & Frog Kicks on front and back
        - Building blocks for Front Crawl, Breaststroke, Backstroke, and Elementary Backstroke


    2. Fundamental Aquatics Skills
      • 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 to register for this class.
        Skills covered:
        - Basics of Front Crawl, Breaststroke, Backstroke, and Elementary Backstroke
        - Survival floating
        - Basics of treading with Scissor & Frog Kicks
        - Basics of kicking on front and back
        - Underwater mobility

    3. Stroke Development
      • 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 to register for this class.
        Skills covered:
        - Dolphin Kicks
        - Scissor Kicks
        - Swimming stamina
        - Survival swimming
        - Comfortability in the Deep End
        - Front Crawl side breathing
        - Form Correction on strokes

    4. Stroke Improvement
      • 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 to register for this class.
        Skills covered:
        - Butterfly
        - Sidestroke
        - Diving into the Deep End
        - Swimming stamina
        - Form correction on strokes
        - Underwater swim

    5. Stroke Refinement
      • This class is designed for students to further learn how to coordinate and refine strokes. Level 4 must be passed to register for this class.
        Skills covered:
        - Flip Turn for front crawl
        - Flip Turn for backstroke
        - Open Turns for all strokes
        - Using dive blocks
        - 100-meter swim

    6. Swimming & Skill Proficiency
      • This class is designed for students to refine strokes, allowing them to swim with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances.
        Skills covered:
        - Swimming stamina
        - Exercise drills
        - Learning to use resting strokes
        - 500 meter swim

Don't know what level to sign up for? call Kadena Aquatics at 634-7665 to receive more information and schedule an assessment if needed!

Private Lessons • Ages 6 & over • Available all year round!

$137.50 • Per series
Course curriculum curated to the needs of each individual! Small class sizes allow for ample instruction, practice, and development.
To request a private lesson, please either visit Fairchild Pool during work hours or give us a call at 634 - 7665. 

Sessions

Summer Sessions • Jun - Aug

Mondays through Thursdays (Friday is a make-up day in cases of inclement weather or a class reschedule).

Non-summer Sessions • Sep - May

Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • All Month Long (2nd and 4th Fridays are make-up days in cases of inclement weather or a class reschedule).
  • Lessons are open to ages 6 mos & over
  • Each series consists of eight 30-minute sessions. Open to all SOFA and dependents.

Times and dates to be determined. Based on lifeguards, instructors, weather, and availability of pool.

Swim Evaluations

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

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.

Services Offered


Click Here To Schedule Activities!

Services, schedules and availability may vary. Please contact the pool for complete details or check out our upcoming events.

  • Lap Swim

  • Swimming Instruction

  • Recreational Swimming
  • Pool Parties

Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Course - American Red Cross Certification

After the completion of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course, you'll join an exclusive list of the best professional lifeguards.

Prerequisite Test
Must be successfully completed before the in-person course starts. The Prerequisite Test includes:

  • 300 meter swim, must be completed using either Freestyle or Breaststroke, or a combination of both.
  • 2 minute tread, hands must be out of the water to complete this portion.
  • Brick Test, in under 1 minute and 40 seconds, applicants must swim 20 meters, retrieve a 10 pound brick at the bottom of the pool, and return it to the start.

To register for a course, visit WebTrac, and first sign up for a free prerequisite test.

To complete the course, all parts of both the online portion and in class session must be fully completed.

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 

Pool Parties

Private Pool Parties available at both Kadena Aquatics Facilities, Fairchild & Hagerstrom Pools!

Fairchild Pool
Pool Parties are available outside operational hours - weekends after 1:30 pm. 

Pool Parties are available for 2 or 3-hour increments.

Hagerstrom Pool
Pool Parties are available outside normal operation hours in the summer - 7 - 9 pm after closing.

The General Rules of the pool still apply! No glass, no alcohol or cooking, no flotation devices outside of Coastguard types I, II, or III allowed. For special requests, please discuss with the Aquatics Staff/Manager!

Cancellation Policies 
Customers are required to notify the Aquatics Manager of a cancellation 1 week before a scheduled party to receive a full refund.
Cancellations given within a week of the scheduled party will receive a 50% refund.
Cancellation after the start of the party will not receive any refund.
If the pool is closed by management in the case of either thunderstorms or poor chemical levels, the customer is entitled to a full refund.

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Contact


Aquatics

  • Kadena AB, Building #1988

    Summer Hours of Operation: June 10 - August 20

    • Monday - Friday
      8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Weekends, Holidays & First Wednesday of the Month
      Closed 

    Fall Hours of Operation: August 21 - October 9

    • Monday - Friday
      5:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • Weekends, Holidays & First Wednesday of the Month
      Closed

    Winter Hours of Operation: October 10 - June 7

    • Monday - Friday
      5:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • Weekends & Holidays
      9 am - 1 pm
      *Closed first Wednesday of the month. 
  • Kadena AB, Building #501
    It’s time to cannonball back into the fun at Hagerstrom!

    Spring Hours of Operation: June 1 -  9

    • Monday - Friday
      Closed
    • Saturday & Sunday
      11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • Holidays
      11:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Summer Hours of Operation: June 10 - August 20

    • Thursday - Monday
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Holidays
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Tuesday & Wednesday
      Closed

    Fall Hours of Operation: August 21 - September 17

      • Monday - Friday
        Closed
      • Saturday & Sunday
        10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      • Holidays
        10:00 am - 6:00 pm

      Winter Hours of Operation: September 17 - May 11

      • Monday - Sunday
        Closed