SwimSafer Stage 1: Introduction to Water Skills
In SwimSafer Stage 1, the objective is to gain confidence and develop independence in the water. This stage will also introduce you to general and deep-end water safety. Techniques taught on this stage includes safe entry and exit, forward and backward movement, and introduction to personal water survival skills.
SwimSafer Stage 2: Fundamental Water Skills
SwimSafer Stage 2 will tackle general skills development that includes unassisted step entry into water, feet-first surface dives, sculling, personal water safety skills, and water safety awareness. Participants will be encouraged to achieve 25 metres of uninterrupted swim.
SwimSafer Stage 3: Personal Water Survival and Swimming Stroke Development Skills
Participants of SwimSafer Stage 3 will learn the principles of personal water survival and basic rescue skills. This stage will help you demonstrate underwater skills, proficiency in sculling, and the use of a Personal Floatation Device. Participants will be encouraged to achieve 50 metres of uninterrupted swim.
SwimSafer Bronze (Stage 4): Personal Water Survival and Swimming Stroke Improvement Skills
In SwimSafer Bronze, students will be guided in developing their stroke techniques. The introduction to the principles of watercraft safety will also be tackled on this stage, as well as the continual work on rescue and personal water survival skills. Participants will be encouraged to master coordinated breathing in deep water while swimming 100 metres.
SwimSafer Silver (Stage 5): Intermediate Personal Water Survival and Swimming Stroke Refinement Skills
Fundamentals of diving will be introduced in SwimSafer Silver. Advanced rescue skills and personal water survival skills will be taught on this stage. Participants will be required to demonstrate efficient swimming stroke techniques to complete SwimSafer Silver before progressing to SwimSafer Gold.
SwimSafer Gold (Stage 6): Advanced Personal Water Survical and Swimming Skills Proficiency
SwimSafer Gold requires students to perform strokes with greater ease, power, efficiency, and smoothness while swimming over 400 metres. Lifesaving readiness will be the focus of rescue skills and water safety knowledge on this stage. You will continue learning standing dive and advanced personal water survival skills at an advanced level.
Where do we conduct the SwimSafer Programme?
North Area Pools
East Area Pools
West Area Pools
Central Area Pools
How often do we conduct SwimSafer?
Who can take up SwimSafer?
From 5 years old +
Who will be conducting the programme?
Swim Safer is conducted by experienced, expertly-trained, and certified swim instructors.
At the end of each stage, student will receive a stage completion e-certificate.
What can you do after completing the SwimSafer Programme?
Competitive Synchronised Swimming
Competitive Dragon Boat Racing
Competitive Water Polo
And more water sports