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Program Dates:   June 13th - July 22nd (No program on July 4th) 

Program Hours:   7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Ages: 5- 11 years old

Click here for Program Flyer 

Summer Enrichment Programs held at the following sites:

Kilauea, Kapaa, Lihue, Kalaheo, Hanapepe & Kekaha Neighborhood Centers

King Kaumualii, Koloa and Wilcox Elementary Schools 


Friday, May 13, 2016

Registration is now Closed
 Kilauea Neighborhood Center
Kapaa Neighborhood Center
Lihue Neighborhood Center
Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
Hanapepe Neighborhood Center
Kekaha Neighborhood Center 
King K. Elementary
Wilcox Elementary
Koloa Elementary

Registered participants must bring participant waiver form on the first day of the program.

Click here for your Parent Manual

Click here for your Participant Waiver

Click here if you need a Program Modification form

 For more information on other Recreation Summer Programs continue scrolling down.


Program Information - Summer Golf classes

Summer Golf Class Information:

Fee:   $35 per session

Ages: 7-15 years old (must be 7 at time of registration)
Location:  Wailua Golf Course

SESSION I:      June 13 - June 24, 2016

SESSION II:      June 27- July 8, 2016
SESSION III:     July 11-July 22, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM- 12 noon         
Date: Beginning Friday, May 13, 2016

Time:  8:00 am- 5:00 pm

(ALL registrations shall be received 1 week prior to each session)

For more information click here

Location:  Wailua Golf Course

For more information contact Wailua Pro Shop @ 241-4111 or

Email: drego2@hotmail.com

Swim Class Information

Summer "Learn to Swim"Program

WHERE: Waimea Pool and Kapaa Pool

WHO: Ages 5 years old to 11 years old.




Class Times

1st Session Beginners Only

June14th- July 9th

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

10:00 am- 11:00 am OR 11:30 am- 12:30 pm


July 9th

2nd Session

July 12th- 30th

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Beginners: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Advanced: 11:30am- 12:30pm


July 30th

Swimming Classes Registration

WHEN:  May 28th, 2016 @ 3pm

WHERE: Waimea and Kapaa Pool

*Enrollment is Limited

Summer Enrichment Program Contact Information

For more information, contact:

Aaron at 822-0511 auyeda@kauai.gov
Russell at 332-7630 rwellington@kauai.gov
James at 241-4465

Department of Parks and Recreation
4444 Rice Street
Mo'ikeha Building, Suite 105
Lihue, HI 96766

Or, refer to the Neighborhood Center you would like your child to attend, and click on the appropriate page in the left panel. Contact information, as well as more detailed staff and program information, is available on these Site specific pages.

Program Coordinator: 241-4468


Our staffing per program site consists of two Program Site Managers and summer aides. The Neighborhood Center locations are also staffed by a permanent Recreation Manager.  Our program is generally based on a ratio of 1 staff to every 15 participants. Please refer to your specific SEP location using the taskbar on the left for more specific staffing information.

To Apply go to www.kauai.gov

  1. Click on Employment Opportunities
  2. Click on Seasonal Youth Employment
  3. Click on Summer Youth Progmrams

Junior Leader Program

All children 12 through 16 years old qualify to take part in our Junior Leader program. Each applicant is required to submit a one-page essay on describing their reasons on why they want to be a Junior Leader.  There are three positions available per program site. This program provides youth with an opportunity for personal development, community service, and career sampling.

  • Ages 12-16
  • Provides youth an opportunity to experience working with participants of the Summer Enrichment & Winter Program.
  • Can be used as volunteer hours for future academic purposes
  • Must submit an essay on “Why I would like to be a Junior Leader”
  • Deadline to apply JUNE 3, 2016

Click here for Jr.Leader application

Auxiliary Aid

If you need additional support or an auxiliary aide to participate, please call Melanie at 241-4462 (mokamoto@kauai.gov) at least ten (10) working days before the program begins.