This page is a resource for training groups for swimming, cycling and running on the Big Island. If you have a group you would like included or have found a link that is broken please contact us here.
—– Swimming Groups —–
Kona Aquatics Masters classes
Age Groups – schedule can be found here.
Masters Swim Team – Monday and Friday mornings at 6:15, and Wednesday evenings at 6:00.
Swimming 101 – Adult Swim Instruction Wednesdays mornings at 6:15.
All the workouts are located at the Kona Aquatic Center
The team coach is Steve Borowski (808) 334-0083
More info can be found at Kona Aquatics
Kona Dolphins Schedule
Spinner Dolphins: Ages 7-11
Spinner dolphins practice on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays ONLY from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. We recommend two to three practices per week. more is not better in every instance. *Holiday practice times for the Spinner Dolphins is from 3:00pm-4:00pm.
Spotted Dolphins: Ages 11 and up
Spotted Dolphins practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4:00pm-5:00pm and from 3:00pm-4:00pm on Wednesdays. We recommend at least four practices per week. *Holiday Practice times for the Spotted Dolphins is from 3:00pm-4:00pm.
Racer Dolphins: Ages 11 and up
The Racer Dolphinspractice from 4:30pm-6:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and Swimming only from 4:00pm to 6:00pm on Wednesday. Attendance is a must and we encourage our Racer Dolphins to be at practice five days a week. *Holiday Practice times for Racer Dolphins is from 4:00pm-5:30pm.
*Check our online calendar as well as with the coaches to know when there are Holiday hours at the pool as well as pool closures.
Regular attendance is a must…please support your children by ensuring them a ride.
More info can be found at Kona Dolphins
Hilo Aquatics Club
Masters Swim Team Practice Schedule: Mon, Wed & Fri 5:30-6:45am
All the workouts are located at the Kawamoto Swimming Pool (2349 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Hawaii 96720)
The team coach is Jon Hayashida
More info can be found at firstname.lastname@example.org (808)969-3937
Academy Masters Swim Team
Masters Swim Team Practice Schedule: Monday through Friday 5:45-7:00 a.m.
All the workouts are located at the Dowsett Pool at Hawaii Preparatory Academy in (Waimea HI 96743)
The team coach is Mark Noetzel
More info can be found with Mark Noetzel 640-6236
—– Cycling Groups —–
Kona Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday Morning Rides
HCC Saturday Morning Ride – Join HCC every Saturday morning, 7am at the Old Airport Playground Parking Lot. We head north up Queen Ka’ahumanu Hwy and turn back at various points- distance varies from 10 to 70+ miles depending on how far and fast you want to ride. Fast riders can enjoy a good paceline workout with members of the Hammerhead Race Team. There is usually a group going your pace and distance so don’t worry if your not a racer.
HCC Tuesday Morning Ride – Meet at Old Airport Playground Parking Lot 7am/7:30am depending time of year. Hills Course – Contact Kym (kymkiser [at] gmail.com)
HCC Thursday Morning Ride – Meet at Old Airport Playground Parking Lot 7am/7:30am depending time of year. Flat Course – Contact Kym (kymkiser [at] gmail.com).
More info can be found at Hawaii Cycling Club
Kona Coffee Talk Riders
Coffee Talk Riders is a social group of riders of various riding abilities that meet Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 7am departing from the Kona pool parking lot. On Tuesdays and Saturdays we head north as a group along the Queen K Highway while talking and enjoying the beauty of our surroundings and getting in a workout. On Thursdays we usually head south to hit some hills. Come join the fun and make a new friend. Visitors always welcome!
More info can be found at Coffee Talk Riders
Waikoloa Tuesday Morning Ride
This is a group ride with cyclists of various abilities that meets Tuesday mornings at 8:30am departing from Bike Works Beach & Sports in Waikoloa. We usually head south towards Kona as a group along the Queen K Highway regrouping at Scenic Point and Kua Bay, but sometimes we head north along the Queen K towards Kawaihae.
For more info, call Bike Works Beach & Sports at 808-886-5000
Hilo (Eastside) Rides
HCC members on the Eastside have regularly scheduled club rides on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, departing at 7:30 am, and on Saturday’s departing at 7:30 am. The rides leave from in front of Mid-Pacific Wheels, 1133-C Manono Street, in Hilo.
More info can be found at Hawaii Cycling Club
—– Running Groups —–
BigIsland Running Company Run Group
6:30 am – Saturday mornings
5:00 pm – Tuesday And Thursday Evenings
Meet at the Big Island Running Company Alii Store
5:00 pm – Wednesday Evenings
6:30 am – Saturday Mornings
Meet at the Big Island Running Company in Hilo – 308 Kamehameha Ave, Suite 105
More info can be found at Big Island Running Company