Kawamoto Swim Stadium

Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI, UNITED STATES

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Kawamoto Swim Stadium
Address
260 Kalanikoa Street
Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
UNITED STATES
Telephone
(808) 961-8698

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Free. [April, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 25y, 25 (25y) lanes , indoor/outdoor , 70º - 80°F (21º - 27°C)
Diving
1m and 3m diving boards; 5m, 7.5m, and 10m diving platforms.

Location

Location
Within walking distance from the Banyan Dr. hotels, around the block from Waiakea Triplex Theaters and McDonalds.
County/Region
Hawaii County
GPS
19.719444, -155.066652

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

This pool is great. It's an old nostalgic cement pool and stadium, but the water is kept cold. Swim hours can be interrupted when the guard takes a lunch break from 11 to noon.
The water was so cold I had to cut my swim short,and felt uncomfortable for some time afterwards. Too bad - it is a great old pool!
This is the only free, public-access pool in Hilo. It's a really nice pool, available to all age groups, but it gets crowded during the 6 - 7:10 PM general recreational swim time, because they close off part of the pool for diving, leaving only a small section of the pool for lap swimming. The water can be very cold if it's windy or cloudy, but it's partially covered. Unfortunately, the lap swim hours are not convenient for those who work a normal work day. It would be nice if they had an early morning schedule from 6 - 8 AM for a short course lap swim. They have warm showers in the locker room, which is kept fairly clean.
[August, 2014]
Cold but cool pool.
[January, 2017]