Windward Waveriders - Swim Team | YMCA of Honolulu | Honolulu, Hawai‘i |

Windward Branch


Windward Waveriders - Swim Team

COVID-19 Aquatics Update:

As of Monday, June 15, our pool has re-opened for member access. We are currently offering 45 minute lap lane reservations (for lap swim or pool exercise) to members. Please visit our home page,, to create an account in MotionVibe, our reservation system and to make a reservation.

At this time locker rooms are closed, however we offer outdoor showers for rinsing before & after your pool reservation.

Additionally programming including family swim, aqua exercise classes, etc. will be phased in, following the directives of the CDC, state and local government orders.

At this time, due to social distancing requirements, we are not able to offer swim lessons.

Please continue to check back on our website for current updates.


The Windward Waveriders Swim Team is a great opportunity for your child to gain an introduction to competitive swimming, as well as improve his or her endurance and speed. Swim Team is open to participants who are registered in Fish level or higher, or to those who meet the prerequisites listed below. In addition, we also focus on learning competitive techniques such as starts and turns, and setting and achieving goals. Our Swim Team is the next step for your child to become the best swimmer he or she can be!

Download current Swim Team flier HERE.

Download current Swim Team Info HERE.


General Information


Must be 6-18 years old

Must be able to swim 50 yards of: freestyle, backstroke & breaststroke

Practices Meet:

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays  5:45p-6:45p


Girls: One-piece suit, rash guards (optional), caps (long hair), NO BOARD SHORTS

Boys: Jammers preferred or board shorts, rash guards (optional)

All: Goggles

Practice Details:

Swim practices are held 3 times per week and attendance is vital for your child to gain the most instruction and skill improvement.

Use of kickboards and pool bouys will be used for drills to improve and enhance swim skills and techniques.

Improvement of technique, endurance and speed will be the primary focus of each practice. Race starts and turns will also be covered in each session.


Swim team registration is based on a monthly fee and participants are welcome to attend our 3 days of practice. We do not offer a pro-rated fee for this program.

Members: $64/month

Non-members: $80/month

All payments are due by the 1st of the month. A draft option is available.


Swim Meets:

Our swim season runs from the months of March through November. Meets are generally held once a month at the Nuuanu YMCA of VMAC (Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center- Waipio) and participation is highly encouraged!

The meet schedule is currently being determined. Please check back soon for an updated schedule.

Please speak to your child's swim coach if you have any additional questions.

There is a $12 registration fee for each meet & a yearly league fee of $25 is required to participate in addition to your meet fees.

Please contact Aquatics Director, Kilo Moa at if you have any additional questions regarding swim team.