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?

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Gain water confidence

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Learn general water safety

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Acquire basic water movement techniques

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

Entries-Exits

Entries & Exits

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

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

Underwater Skills

  • Submerge in waist deep water, open eyes and blow bubbles
Swimming-Movements-Strokes

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

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

Rescue Skills

  • None
Swimming-Knowledge

Swimming Knowledge

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

How often do we conduct SwimSafer?

Weekly*

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?

Swimming Lessons - Home Query

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a certificate after completing a stage?

Yes, you will receive an e-certificate after completing a stage.

How long will it take to complete SwimSafer Programme?

The programme is consist of six stages, each comprising 12 hours of lesson time.

What things should I bring to the class?

You should bring your own swimming attire, goggles, and swimming cap.

Questions? We are here to help.

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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.