Membership & Dues

To join KMSC, please complete the following 3 steps:

  1. Complete the New Member Application
  2. Pay monthly, quarterly or annual dues
  3. Register with USMS

New Member Application

To register with KMSC please complete our New Member Application.  This helps us keep you informed of events, schedule changes, ocean swims, etc.  Please note that dues are not part of the application form. If you are ready to pay dues, please go on to the section below.

KMSC Member Benefits

Monthly Membership = $10 Discount for the Popoi’a Swim Race

Quarterly Membership = Swim Cap (one per year) and a $10 Discount for the Popoi’a Swim Race

Annual Membership (Best Value) = T-Shirt (one per year), Swim Cap and a $10 Discount for the Popoi’a Swim Race


Our membership fees are used to cover coaching, ocean lifeguards, swim articles (such as kickboards, pull-buoys, fins and paddles), and sanctioned team functions.  We offer current Hawaii residents a 2-week free trial.

Current dues are as follows:

$5 drop-in fee (paid at the pool), or
$30 per month, or
$75 per quarter, or
$250 per year (if paid before February 15)

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Prefer to pay by check?  You may bring a check with you to practice (no cash please) or you can mail it to:

PO Box 1927
Kailua, HI 96734.

USMS Membership

United States Masters Swimming (USMS) exists to promote fitness and health in adults by offering and supporting Masters Swimming programs. USMS was founded in 1970 and currently has over 30,000 members. It supports and encourages competition, but more than half of its members are fitness swimmers who do not compete. USMS is one of five organizations which comprise “United States Aquatic Sports”, which is a member of FINA, the international governing body for aquatic sports.

Benefits of a USMS membership include: SWIM Magazine subscription, secondary accident insurance in practices supervised by a USMS member and in USMS sanctioned meets where all competitors are USMS registered. Members also benefit when traveling in the US through a reciprocity agreement allowing for free to minimal charge for out of town swimmers. For more information on USMS and the various swim clubs affiliated with this organization, visit

Membership is $43 per year (pro-rated after 1 Jan) +$10 KMSC Fee.  Click here for an application through our Hawaii Masters chapter.