Q:Why should I consider SG Swimming Coaches for my child?
SG Swimming Coaches is an experienced school, taking swimming classes since 1981. We have trained more than 13,000 and we feel proud that some of them have become efficient swimmers.
Q:How are your pools at out school and what facilities do we offer?
All pools at our school are clean, modern and ultraviolet treated. In case of services, we have different changing rooms for both genders.
Q:What should essential things should I bring to swimming lessons?
You will be required to bring swimming cap and goggles. Goggles are important to protect your eyes from chlorine while cap help to keep your long hair out of your face so that you can breathe properly and you can perform you strokes better.
Q:How do we take classes?
We are open to taking both private swimming lesson and group swimming lesson.
Q:What’s the difference between swimming lesson and group swimming lesson?
In case of private swimming lessons, we provide you the flexibility to choose a suitable location and time. On the contrary, the location and the time are decided by SG Swimming Coaches when children/adults enroll for group swimming lessons.
Q:How long does a lesson lasts?
Each lesson is conducted not more than 30 minutes.
Q:What is the duration of courses?
SG Swimming Coaches offers swimming lessons for all kids, toddlers, adults and ladies year round. The length of swimming courses generally varies from 1 months to 2.5 years.
Q:Do you offer swimming lessons for Pregnant ladies too?
Swimming is acknowledged as an excellent cardiovascular workout. Pregnant women can undertake swimming lessons since it provides a weightless environment, but they should take these lessons only in consultation with their family doctor.
Q:How do I know when my child is an efficient swimmer?
Most of the times, parents may question how much time it will take for their children to be an active swimmer. The progress of your child depends on how quickly he/she is able to develop skills efficiently. We have defined six stages that form a basis for measuring the progress of your child.
Q:Do you teach survival skills as a part of a course?
Yes, the basic goal of courses focuses on making you comfortable in the water, as well as teaching your safety and survival techniques.
Q:Can I join classes halfway through the month?
Yes, you can enter classes in the middle of the month and we consider full payment for that month.
Q:Will I get certification after the course?
For children, we have different stages to assess their swimming skills and we certify them with Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards. In case of for competent swimmers, they can take up aquatic lifesaving courses leading to qualified lifesaver certificates.
Q:Are coaches at SG Swimming certified?
Yes, we have hired some of the best-qualified coaches who have earned certifications from Singapore Sports Council (SSC) or Singapore Swimming Teachers’ Association (SSTA) and Singapore Life Saving Society (SLSS).
Q:Can I choose male or female instructor?
Yes, we have both male and female instructors to ensure that you feel comfortable during the training session. For the convenience of ladies, we also conduct swimming lessons for women only, which is lead by female instructors.
Q:How is the cancellation policy in case of swimming lessons?
In case of bad weather, swimming lessons will be canceled but students are expected to attend the classes unless they are informed in prior notice through emails or calls by their instructor. If the student is not feeling well, we do not offer waiver or make-up lessons for the same.
Q:Why don’t we encourage make-up lessons?
SG Swimming Coaches does not offer make-up lessons during our during our scheduled lessons nor we do offer refunds for the missed classes. By allowing a student join in the middle of existing lessons will affect the progress of the swimming lesson and it can also be difficult for other students too. You can ask your instructor at least one day prior if you want to schedule your make-up classes.