Swim Squad

Swim Squad

What’s next? Sign up for our Swim Squad!

We will train your child for Swimming Competitions, Singapore Swimming Proficiency Award, Lifesaving Courses, Distance Swimming Awards, and even Aquathlon Events! Swim Squad classes are mainly for swimmers who have completed their SwimSafer™ stage gold, and would like to keep training to get stronger, faster and fitter! Adults are welcome to join too!

Programme Information

During our Swim Squad programme, you will be mastering stroke techniques, learning proper bodyweights workouts, resistance bands workout. This will help you advance your swimming skills and master advanced swimming techniques. Through body conditioning, it will help u achieve faster timing, better endurance, strengthening both mind and body.

Singapore Swimming Proficiency Awards (SSPA)

SSPA is a new initiative by Singapore Swimming Association launched in 2013, an award structured to promote swimming proficiency as the platform for swimmers to enjoy all aquatic sports.  

What are the purposes/objectives of SSPA?

  • To Provide progression for swimming after SwimSafer
  • To raise the level of swimming proficiency of students and the general public
  • To increase the level of technical expertise among our swimming coaches
  • To provide a talent pool for the next generation of Singapore competitive swimmers

 

We will also be preparing you for swim meets to build up your confidence in a swim race, both short and long distances.North-East Zone (NEZ) meets every june and december!

Long Distance Awards (STA)

The Distance Series comprises a range of 20 awards that reward distance and stamina over distances from 5 metres to 5,000 metres and can be used as additional incentives throughout the International Learn to Swim Programme and Junior Lifeguard Academy.

Lifesaving Course 123

The Lifesaving 123 Award course consists of three phases which teach swimmers the fundamentals of water safety, theory and practical aspects of land-based and water-based non-contact rescue as well as resuscitation skills.  Trainees are expected to be strong swimmers as the course will be focused more on lifesaving techniques rather than swimming strokes.

Upon completion of all stages of training, trainees that passed the three basic lifesaving exams will be awarded Lifesaving 123 badges and certificates issued by Singapore Life Saving Society.

Lifesaving skills will be covered and if anyone is keen, they can even take part in the lifesaving competition or even advance to a Bronze Medallion Course

Bronze Medallion Course

Aim: To establish a basic level of proficiency in knowledge, understanding and practical ability for aquatic rescue situations.

After achieving Lifesaving 123 Award, the Bronze Medallion is the next goal before becoming a qualified lifeguard.  This course emphasizes swimming fitness and rescue techniques with time limit.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation training is introduced as an essential skill to revive unconscious casualty that is not breathing.

Splash & Dash (Aquathlon)

Every school holiday we will be organising sprint and dash event, its a mini aquathlon where young or junior swimmers does a short swim 200m and run 800m. It’s a start before entering Aquathlon where it will be held in open water!

Swim HIIT

For fitness enthusiasts who still want to keep themselves fit and challenging and train your heart to be stronger , Swim HIIT is one of the training that you will definitely achieve a strong heart, endurance, strength and flexibility, very strong core! let’s get in shape and start now!

 

Duration

1 Hour (60 minutes)

Who Is Suitable To Attend

Fitsquad classes is mainly for swimmers who have completed their SwimSafer stage gold, and would like to keep training to get stronger , faster and fitter !

How much it cost

$210 for 12 lessons

Why Your Child Should Learn Swimming

Learn A Life Saving Skill

Every child is born a natural swimmer and often without fear of water, like a “fish in water”. Learning how to swim not just keep your little ones safe, it also strengthens them both physically and mentally.

Quality Bonding Time

During the lesson, parents are encouraged to participate together as it is an excellent opportunity for you to bond and observe your child develop their love of floating in a weightless, calm and safe environment.

Build Confidence

When you introduced your child to activities like swimming at an early age, it helps your little one to eliminate any possible fear of water, instil confidence and develop a sense of independence in them.

Ready to Join Our Swim Squad?

Give your child the chance to excel in the sports he/she is in love with. Sign up for our trial Swim Squad class.

Meet The Swimming Instructor

Coach Kidd has been coaching swimming classes since 2005. Smile Swimmers is built on his strong passion for swimming and hoping to impart his knowledge about the sports to children of all ages.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Baby Swimming – Birthlight UK
  • Austswim (Infant & Preschool Aquatics)
  • Diploma of Baby Swimming (Denmark)
  • ASCA LEVEL 1 , 2 & 3 

Accreditations

  • National Coaching Accreditation Programme (NCAP) Certification
  • SwimSafer™ Instructor Certification
  • Singapore Swimming Teacher’s Association (STA) Certification
  • Singapore Teacher Association UK Baby & Toddler
  • Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA) Level 1, 2 and 3
  • American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA level 1,2,3)

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