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Island Aquatics November/December EVENT and PRACTICE Schedule EVENT SCHEDULE November 6 - Lahaina SWIM MEET (Gold/Senior Groups-1st 3 Events) November 20 - Kihei SWIM MEET (All Groups - Senior Support) December 4 - Lahaina SWIM MEET - Groups TBD December 18 - Kihei SWIM MEET - All Groups December 21 - Kihei All Groups/Team Celebration PRACTICE SCHEDULE Tuesday All Groups Regular Schedule Wednesday All Groups Regular Schedule Sunday Silver/Gold/Senior 7 - 8 am (When coaches are available) Holidays/TBA Silver/Gold/Senior 7 - 8 am (Ask Coach Shawn)

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Rylie Lopez, who grew up on Maui, made it to the the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska earlier this month. Read the full online article in The Maui News here: https://www.mauinews.com/sports/local-sports/2021/06/lopez-reaches-pinnacle-of-career-at-us-olympic-trials/

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We have long welcomed visiting swimmers to join us while on Maui. Along with current requirements imposed by the Kihei Pool administration (see the requirements below), visiting swimmers (with a negative test result) may only swim at the following times: Tuesday - Friday 7:00 - 8:00 am). ***COVID Requirements*** The following is a list of guidelines and protocol that need to be followed in order to train with Island Aquatics while visiting Maui: 1. Email coach your arrival date14 days prior to arriving on island of Maui 2. 14 days...

Aloha Team IA Parents and Members:   As our organization grows and we continue to expand our programs, we seek to establish and clarify our policies. Our policies help to guide the organization and ensure continued success.   Island Aquatics is fortunate to have highly experienced, professional coaches working to develop our children into better swimmers and more importantly, disciplined people.  As parents, it is absolutely essential that we give our coaching staff the respect and authority they deserve to run our swim team. Our coaches have dedicated themselves for...

There are probably more than 3 reasons, but as both a swim and water polo coach for the past 25 years, these are my top 3.   1) Leg strength - There is never enough time to do kicking sets in practice, at least not as much as we coaches would like. Leg strength and durability is difficult to cultivate and even more difficult to maintain. The quadricep is a very large grouping of 4 muscles and takes a lot of work to develop properly. We all know that it...