Swim Safer Stage 1

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.

Why take SwimSafer Stage 1?


Gain water confidence


Learn general water safety


Acquire basic water movement techniques

What swimming skills and knowledge will you acquire in SwimSafer 1?


Entries & Exits

  • Slide-in entry
  • Exit using ladder and from pool edge

Sculling & Body Orientation

  • Front float (mushroom or jellyfish), 5 sec, recover to standing-position
  • Back float, 5 sec, recover to a standing position

Underwater Skills

  • Submerge in waist deep water, open eyes and blow bubbles

Swimming Movements & Strokes

  • Movement on front 10m (alternating arms & legs and/or simultaneous arms and legs)
  • Movement on back 5m (alternating arms & legs and/or simultaneous arms and legs)

Survival & Activity Skills

  • Signal distress
  • Grasp a flotation aid and float for 10 seconds
  • Move to the pool’s edge (with the float)
  • Exit safely from water (dressed in swimwear, shorts, and t-shirt)
  • Dressed in swimwear, shorts, and t-shirt demonstrate:
  • Correctly fit a PFD, jump into the water, float for 30 seconds and then climb out of deep water"

Rescue Skills

  • None

Swimming Knowledge

  • Principles of Personal Safety and Survival
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Health Awareness
  • Emergency Situations and Survival Techniques
  • Rescues

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.

SwimSafer Certification

At the end of each stage, student will receive a stage completion e-certificate.

What's next after completing SwimSafer Stage1?

SwimSafer Stage 2

How to sign up for SwimSafer Stage 1?

Take SwimSafer today! Simply select your preferred day and time below.

When would you like to start?

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Terms and Conditions

You are required to declare any medical conditions that you have or have had in the past. The school has the right to withdraw your enrolment if regarded medically unsuitable for the programme.

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