Aquatics Section

Program Description


Aquatics has four major components:
  1. Providing lifeguard services, including rescues, first aid and water safety awareness programs at County beach parks and swimming pools
  2. Facilitating aquatics oriented recreational programs such as learn-to-swim, age-group swimming and diving, exercise and therapeutic classes, water safety and first aid certification classes
  3. Conducting in-service training for County lifeguards and ocean safety officers to keep water safety skills and certifications up-to-date
  4. Pool maintenance & repairs including pumps, chlorinators, valves, motors, drains, pipe leaks, pool surfaces & heater repairs as well as basic pool vacuuming, filter backwashes and (hazardous) chemical pool treatments to keep water clear and safe.

Information on Swimming Pools and Beach Parks


Visit the County website Facilities module for information about swimming pool and beach park amenities and locations. 
Pool Operations Hours

Year Round Pool Programs


Water Aerobic Classes
Please click the link below for Water Aerobic classes, and more in our Resource Directory

2019 Junior Lifeguard Program


Wailuku, Hawaii – The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Section announces registration for their Junior Lifeguard Program. Registration will be held at the Kihei Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.  Registration is on a first come first serve basis and will continue until all spaces are filled.  Participant and parent/guardian must register in person.  Participant must take and pass a swim test.  Contact Fran Yamamoto at (808) 270-6138 or by email for more information.

Program Information:

Kihei Aquatic Center  
Mini Junior Lifeguard
Ages: 7 – 10 years
1 Week Program 
Program Site: Kihei Aquatic Center – (808) 891-4960
Program Date: June 24 – June 28, 2019
Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12: p.m. (Monday through Friday)
Course Length: 15 hours
Course Instructors: Stacy Dugan Wood & Pita Tuliau
Course Prerequisites at Registration for Mini Junior Lifeguard
  • Swim the front crawl 25 yards non-stop
• Tread water for 30 seconds using arms and legs
• Show a level of comfort on the back by floating for 30 seconds
   
Junior Lifeguard
Ages: 11 – 14 years
2 Week Program
Program Site: Kihei Aquatic Center – (808) 891-4960
Program Date: July 1 – July 12, 2019
Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12: p.m. (Monday through Friday)
Course Length: 30 hours
Course Instructors: Stacy Dugan Wood & Pita Tuliau

Course Prerequisites at Registration for Junior Lifeguard
  • Swim the front crawl 50 yards non-stop
• Tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs
• Show a level of comfort on the back by floating for 1 minute
• Swim to a distance of 10 feet and submerge to a depth of 9 feet
American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding is designed to guide youth to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards.  Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills.  Participants learn swim techniques and build stamina during these programs.