globe
Official website links end with .gov.sg
Government agencies communicate via .gov.sg websites   (e.g.go.gov.sg/open). Trusted websites
lock
Secure websites use HTTPS
Look for a lock lock icon or https:// as an added precaution. 
share sensitive information only on official, secure website

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Preschool Initiatives

Live better through sport with these easily accessible sport and physical activities

Rectangle 479

Back Arrow Swimming

Swimming

News

 September, 09, 2023 By ActiveSG Circle

From Splash to Success: Nurturing Children for a Lifelong Passion in Sports

In the world of sports, where dedication, discipline, and determination intersect, stories of triumph and growth unfold. The journey of Gary See, a father with a passion for sports and two aspiring

 June, 06, 2023 By ActiveSG Circle

Singaporean Doctor Challenges the New York Hudson River, to Raise Funds for St Luke's Hospital

Dr Chua Jia Long, Medical Officer with the Republic of Singapore Navy, in training for his Hudson River Swim. Photo Credit : Dr Chua Jia Long

 June, 06, 2023 By ActiveSG Circle

Cambodia 2023: Para-swimmers continue to make waves at APG

Wong Zhi Wei picked up his first gold of these Games, winning the men's 100m butterfly S13 in a new Games record time. Photo: SportSG/Abd Rahman

 June, 06, 2023 By ActiveSG Circle

Cambodia 2023 : Toh Wei Soong's targeting 5 APG Swimming Medals en route to Paris 2024!

TeamSG's Toh Wei Soong finished 4th in the 50m butterfly S7 final at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sep 3, 2021. Photo Credit : Sport Singapore

Facilities

Swimming
Video-1
27th SEA Games: Joseph Schooling Men 200m IM Gold

Training Method

Swimming for Beginners

Pick up the basic skills of swimming with our step-by-step guide for beginners in this section.

Training Tips

Take your swimming skill to the next level with our training tips and drills in this section.

How To Play

Swimming Equipment

Find out what equipment are used for the sport of swimming.

Swimming facts

Find out interesting facts about the sport of swimming in Singapore and around the world.

Read

Read

Facilities

Facilities

Swimming

How To Play

Swimming Equipment

How to choose your swimming goggles?

Learn how to pick a pair of goggles that suits you with our tips in this article.

What should I wear for swimming?

Find out what types of swimwear are available on the market before choosing the right attire that suits you for your swimming needs.

What are sun protective swimwear?

Learn more about the types of sun protective swimwear available, and stay safe from the sun's harmful rays.

How to listen to my mp3 music while swimming?

Are you a music lover who cannot part from your mp3s even when doing sports? There is good news for you as mp3 players are now designed for underwater use as well. Read on.

Swimming Facts

What is Para Swimming

Para Swimming is a sport where athletes are classified on their functional to perform each stroke, and their skills are tested in freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke and medley events.

What is the SwimSafer Programme?

The SwimSafer programme consists of six progressive stages. Survival and activity skills are taught in each stage of the programme, working progressively toward the next stage.

SwimSafer Open Water Programme

SwimSafer Open Water is designed to equip participants with the necessary water safety knowledge and survival skills in open water.

What muscle groups does swimming develop and its benefits

Swimming is an exercise that helps to develop the most complete set of muscle groups. Read this feature to find out what muscles are engaged when you swim different strokes.

How is swimming beneficial for pregnant women?

Learn about the benefits which swimming brings to pregnant women, and lead a healthier life even during pregnancy.

What is Open Water Swimming?

Find out what Open Water Swimming is, and the precautions you should take when swimming out of the public pool.

How did our Singapore swimmers fare at 27th SEA Games?

Overview of Team Singapore swimmers' performance at the 27th SEA Games 2013 held in Myanmar.

What is the difference between long course and short course swimming?

Find out the differences between swimming in a 25-metre pool as opposed to a 50-metre pool, and why some competitions in the world are short course competitions.

When is FINA Swimming World Cup held in Singapore?

Learn about one of the world's leading swimming meets and Singapore as one of the host cities for the competition.

Getting to know Milo Girl Amanda Lim

Find out about 10 interesting habits of Team Singapore swim star Amanda Lim as we get up close and personal with her.

Singapore to host World Junior Swimming Championships

Singapore will host the fifth edition of the World Junior Swimming Championships in 2015, at the Aquatic Centre of the Singapore Sports Hub.

Interview with recreational swimmer Zahira Hayati

Zahira Hayati shares with us that she frequents Tampines SRC for swimming as her overall fitness routine. Read the full interview here for more.

Video-1
27th SEA Games: Joseph Schooling Men 200m IM Gold

Training Method

Swimming for Beginners

Pick up the basic skills of swimming with our step-by-step guide for beginners in this section.

Training Tips

Take your swimming skill to the next level with our training tips and drills in this section.

How To Play

Swimming Equipment

Find out what equipment are used for the sport of swimming.

Swimming facts

Find out interesting facts about the sport of swimming in Singapore and around the world.

Training Method

Swimming for Beginners

How do you breathe when you swim?

Learn to master your breathing techniques underwater with our tips in this tutorial for swimming.

How do you swim breast stroke?

Learn how to swim the basic strokes of the breast stroke or frog style with our tips in this article.

How do you swim freestyle or front crawl?

Learn the front crawl in swimming with our tips in this feature.

How do you swim butterfly stroke?

Learn the butterfly stroke in swimming, pick up the right techniques with our tips in this tutorial.

How do you swim faster?

Learn how to swim faster and better with these tips from our tutorial section.

Training Tips

What are some alternative exercises I can do in the swimming pool?

This feature suggests alternative exercises from swimming which you can contemplate in the pool to improve your overall fitness.

What's On

What's On

No Events currently

Singapore Swimming Association

Singapore Swimming Association

Singapore Swimming Association is the National Sports Association governing Swimming, Water Polo, Synchronised Swimming, Diving and Open Water Swimming in Singapore.

Our Mission
To be a national governing body, providing leadership for the aquatic sports of swimming, water polo, diving, synchronised swimming and open water swimming.