UPDATE - As of April 1, 2021
Academy Masters Swim Team

Thank you for your interest in Academy Masters Swim Team. There are just a few requirements for you to enjoy a workout with the group, or to simply swim laps at your own leisure.

  1. In order to participate, you must be a registered United States Masters Swimmer. Scroll down the masters' tab to the registration site. 
  2. You must adhere to team policy by always wearing a mask, from the time you exit your vehicle at the tennis parking lot until you are ready to get into your lane (sign-ups only). Once you exit the water, you must wear a mask until you are back in your vehicle. 
  3. You may NOT enter any HPA building to get to the pool (hallway, locker room, bathroom..) You will have access to a porta-potty at the pool. Ask Mark for the lock combination. 
  4. You are expected to come to the pool in your swimming suit.
  5. Thermal Check at the no-touch station.
  6. There are outdoor (a little cool) showers.
  7. There's a fee attached and once you send Mark an email ([email protected]) and commit to the month, he'll send you the link to the google doc. Only monthly fees are accepted. Write Mark for the fee schedule.
  8. Please adhere to the COVID PLEDGE and print and sign the COVID Release and bring it to the pool on your first visit.
  9. Hand gell is available at the office.
  10. If you travel off-island, the school has additional quarantine and PCR COVID-19 testing requirements before you may enter campus.
. Email   [email protected] if you wish to have your name put on the waitlist.
When do we swim?
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and most Saturdays. 
  • M-W-F 
    • 545-645am, or
    • 645-7:30 am
  • Saturday's TBD but most often 7-9 or 7:30 - 9:30. No lane reservation needed due to a low number of participants on the weekend, generally.
What's worked so far? TEAMWORK - Thank you to those that have showed up at 5:30 to help uncover.
  1. LANE SIGN UP - The signup form will be sent to specific emails of people who paid the monthly fee of $60, $45 for spouses of off-campus faculty, free to residential families. Checks payable to AMST, or cash.  After payment is received, The form is for invited users only. Do not share the link. Refunds are not available. Interested users can email Mark ([email protected]) More info can be found by clicking the "Masters" tab at academyswimhawaii.org
Please email      [email protected] to get on our mailing list.
The HPA Pool has suspended the noon swim. You can also find the HPA Pool on Facebook at Hawaii Preparatory Swimming Pool      https://www.facebook.com/hpapool/ to see when general lap swim is opening back up.
  • Pool Location: Dowsett Pool at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, 65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road, Kamuela, HI 96743.  See the following map:       https://goo.gl/maps/GTvYr
  • Parking: Please park in the area in front of the tennis center and walk to the concession side near the gym.
  • Practice Schedule: Monday, Wed, Friday 5:45-6:45 a.m. and Saturday, when posted.
  • Coach: Mark Noetzel
  • Contact: Mark Noetzel at      [email protected]
  • Website:      academyswimhawaii.org - see Academy Masters Swim tab.
Requirements: All participants must be current USMS members. Go to    http://usms.org for more information. To register as Academy Masters Swim Team, our TEAM CODE: AMST.