Saturday, 21 December 2013

Term Break 2013

Dear Parents,

Please kindly be reminded that we are having our term break from this week till 1/1/2014. Lessons will resume from 2/1/2014.

Fees for December will be pro rate to $30/student. We would kindly appreciate parents with outstanding payments to transfer the fees to my POSB savings account at 109-08497-2.

Students who requires make up lessons may go online to www.twfec.org to choose theslots from 2/1/2014.

We will revise our fees to $70/month (For public pool group classes) starting from 2014.

The next test dates for 2014 will be in January & March. Exact details will be published on our website. Kindly refer for more information.

Students may submit the forms in January.
If you need a change in schedule for 2014, kindly let us know by 31/12/2013.

Wishing everyone a happy holidays and Happy New Year.

Best Regards
The Water Family Enrichment Centre

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

SSPA (Singapore Swimming Proficiency Award)

The Singapore Swimming Proficiency Award(SSPA) is an award structure based on a swimmer’s ability to swim any of the four recognised strokes in compliance with FINA rules for competitive swimming. This is the latest swimming syllabus in Singapore.

All strokes are to be swum in compliance with FINA rules for competitive swimming.

Below are the qualifying timings for each level.

Tests and Certificates are conducted/ issued by Singapore Swimming Association.

Types
Level 1
50m
Level 2
100m
Level3
200m
Level 4
400m
Level 5
800m
Level 6
1500m
Character
Sea Lion
Turtle
Stingray
Dolphin
Shark
Whale
Front crawl
≤1:05
≤2:30
≤5:20
≤10:40
≤21:20
≤40:00
Breaststroke
≤1:20
≤3:15
≤7:30
NA
NA
NA
Backstroke
≤1:10
≤3:00
≤7:00
NA
NA
NA
Butterfly
≤1:20
≤3:00
≤7:30
NA
NA
NA
Individual Medley
NA
≤3:00
≤7:00
NA
NA
NA
All events will include Starts, Turns and Finishes except for 50m events which will not incorporate a turn.
All strokes are to be swum in compliance with FINA rules for competitive swimming.

Test dates of SSPA in Year 2014

Dates
Day
1 March
Saturday
12 July
Saturday
12 September
Friday
28 November
Friday

Note: Dateline for registration closes 1 month prior to test dates.