Singapore Swimming Academy SME500 2023 Certificate
Photo Credit: Association of Trade and Commerce (Singapore)

Left to Right: Guest-of-Honour, Mr Zhulkarnain Adbul Rahim, Member of Parliament, Chua Chu Kang GRC, Senior Partner, Dentona Rocky and Davidson, and Mr Freddie Ang, Representative from Singapore Swimming Academy

Singapore Swimming Academy is thrilled to announce a significant milestone in our journey toward excellence. We are honoured to have received the SME 500 award 2023 from the Association of Trade & Commerce (ATC).

This prestigious recognition highlights our commitment to delivering top-tier swimming education and ensuring the best possible swimming experience for our students. In this blog post, we are excited to share the significance of this award and what it means for our academy and the families we serve.

The Significance of SME 500

The SME 500 award is more than just an accolade; it stands as a testament to the hard work, dedication, and unwavering commitment of our entire team. Recognised widely in the trade and business community, this award is granted to small and medium-sized enterprises that have consistently demonstrated exceptional performance, adaptability, and cleared assessments. The receipt of this award proudly signifies that the Singapore Swimming Academy is the leading player in the industry.

Why the SME 500 Award Matters

Earning the SME 500 Award is not merely a feather in our cap; it symbolises our ongoing dedication to excellence and quality in swim education. Here’s why this award matters to us and to you, our valued swim community:

  • Validation of Excellence:

The SME 500 Award serves as external validation of the quality of education and training we provide. It reassures parents that their children are receiving swim instruction of the highest caliber.

  • Commitment to Safety:

Safety has always been our top priority. This award underscores our dedication to maintaining the highest safety standards in our swim programs, ensuring a secure and enjoyable environment for all our students.

  • Inspiration to Excel:

Receiving this award inspires us to strive for even greater heights. We are committed to continually improving our program and techniques to provide an unparalleled swimming experience.

What Sets Us Apart

At the Singapore Swimming Academy, we believe in nurturing talent, instilling discipline, and fostering a lifelong love for swimming. What truly distinguishes us is our unwavering dedication to excellence in swim education, exemplified by our incorporation of the highly regarded SwimSafer curriculum for children below 14 years old at our Flagship Classes.

Here are some key aspects that set us apart:

Why Singapore Swimming Academy?


1. Safety at the Core

Our paramount concern is the safety of every swimmer who walks through our doors. The SwimSafer program, comprising six stages, forms the cornerstone of our curriculum. It places a profound emphasis on water safety, ensuring that our students not only become proficient swimmers but also responsible ones.


2. Structured Progression for All Ages:

We understand that one size does not fit all in swim education. That’s why our curriculum provides a structured and progressive learning journey tailored to each student’s age and abilities. Whether it’s introducing basic water skills to our youngest learners or refining advanced techniques for our competitive swimmers, our SwimSafer-based curriculum adapts to meet the unique needs of every individual.


3. Expert Guidance from Certified Instructors:

The strength of our program lies in the expertise of our certified instructors. Our dedicated team is passionate about swimming and certified in the SwimSafer program. This ensures that our students receive guidance from instructors who are not only skilled but also thoroughly trained in imparting the principles of water safety and effective swimming techniques.


4. Fun and Engaging Learning Environment:

We firmly believe that learning to swim should be a joyous and rewarding experience. The SwimSafer curriculum is thoughtfully designed to balance skill development with fun and engagement. Through exciting and interactive lessons, we ensure that our students not only acquire essential swimming skills but also relish their time in the water.


5. Flagship Class – Setting the Gold Standard:

One of our most noteworthy achievements is our flagship class, available at Bukit Canberra, Sengkang, and Yishun Swimming Complex. This class exemplifies our dedication to excellence and our unwavering commitment to providing the best swimming experience for our students.

With a curriculum that combines the renowned SwimSafer program with personalised attention from our certified instructors, our flagship class ensures that students become proficient swimmers while cultivating a love for swimming that lasts a lifetime. This class is a shining example of our mission to go above and beyond in delivering quality swim education and fostering a safe and enjoyable learning environment.

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Awards and Achievements

The SME 500 award is the latest addition to our growing list of accomplishments. Over the years, we have consistently been recognised for our contributions to the swimming community. Our commitment to safety, quality, and innovation has earned us the trust of parents and the admiration of the industry.

What Parents Can Expect

For parents who entrust their children’s swimming education to us, the SME 500 award serves as a symbol of assurance. It signifies that their child is part of an academy that not only meets but exceeds industry standards. We are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, empowering, and fun environment for young swimmers to thrive.

How We Got Here

Earning the SME 500 award was no small feat. It was the result of years of hard work, continuous improvement, and a passionate team that shares the same vision. We remain committed to pushing the boundaries of excellence in swimming education and creating opportunities for our students to shine.

Join Our Winning Team

We invite parents and aspiring swimmers to join us on this remarkable journey. Whether your child is taking their first strokes or aiming for competitive swimming, Singapore Swimming Academy is the place to be. With the SME 500 award as a testament to our dedication, we are ready to help your child reach new heights in the pool.

Join us in celebrating this achievement and embark on a journey with us.