Beginning Swimming: Swim Hawaii offers beginning swimming classes for children
age 4 and above. Emphasis is placed on mastering fundamental skills.
Beginning and Intermediate Classes for Adults are also offered.
Super Swim: Swim Hawaii created “Super Swim” to take swimmers beyond beginning swimming. Emphasis is placed on learning all 4 competitive swimming strokes and developing swimming endurance.
A unique part of Super Swim is the “Long Swim.” Following the initial 25 minutes of stroke instruction, swimmers participate in 15 to 20 minutes of group activity designed to improve swimming endurance.
Freestyle Stroke Clinic: Swim Hawaii offers the Freestyle Stroke Clinic for Triathletes, Masters Swimmers, and Adult Recreational Swimmers to improve their stroke mechanics.
The Director of Swim Hawaii is Dan Schemmel, Head Men’s and Women’s Varsity Swimming Coach at the
University of Hawaii.
Swim Hawaii was founded in 1986 by Dr. Jan Prins, Director of the Aquatic Research Laboratory and Associate Professor in Biomechanics at the University of Hawaii, and former U.H. Head Men’s Varsity Swimming Coach.