Ultimate Guide to After-School Activities for Kids in Singapore

Published 19 September 2022 at 13:48

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Ultimate Guide to After-School Activities for Kids in Singapore

Welcome to Singapore's well-rounded list of extracurricular activities!  You'll find here all kinds of camps, workshops, and sports, from coding and dancing to swimming and art. 

We've chosen the most interesting, engaging, and enriching activities that your kids will love, no matter what they're interested in! 

The Lab

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Like you, we believe the best way of preparing your child for the future is to teach them coding! Let your child take advantage of being introduced to coding as a young student with the assistance of professional coaches from The Lab.

To help students become independent learners and improve their self-esteem, The Lab applies the inquiry-based and student-centred approach to education. Promoting learning by doing, The Lab is continuously improving their curriculum via the use of predictive data analytics and educational psychology. Thanks to this integrated approach, The Lab delivers a quality, values-driven and holistic education.

The open concept layout of the Lab is the manifestation of an educational concept that encourages students to have a high level of autonomy. Group tables, flexible seating and modular furniture create a positive and collaborative learning environment.

The Lab has carefully designed a rich variety of programmes for children aged 5 and above:

  • The Lab Kinder (Age 5-6): Early childhood is an excellent time to ignite a child's interest in coding, robotics, and engineering. The Lab Infant is an introductory course to the world of technology and programming and embraces the Learning Goals within the Singapore curriculum, Nurturing Early Learners (NEL).
  • The Lab Junior (Age 7-9): The Lab Junior program serves as a foundation for the Lab 10 - 16-year-old Programme. The curriculum integrates Computational Thinking (Programming) as well as problem-solving skills and the Engineering Design Process (Building). The curriculum is also built upon the MOE Primary 4 Math syllabus and applied across this program.
  • The Lab (Age 10-14): Split into 4 stages, Foundation, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced, The Lab Programme curriculum is highly rigorous and academically driven. At the end of this course, your child would have achieved a high level of competency in Computational Thinking – logical and analytical thinking.
  • The Lab X (Age 14+): The Lab X is where serious coding begins! Programmes are varied and cater to various students’ interests, be it Competitive Programming, Unity Game Development or Python Programming.


  • Kinex Mall, 11 Tanjong Katong Road #03-01/02;
  • The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road #03-18/19.

WhatsApp chat: +65 8916-0017.

Email: contact@thelab.sg.

Socials: Facebook, Instagram, Youtube.

AlphaGen Learning 

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It is impossible to underestimate the importance of technology in today's life, it has changed every industry from manufacturing to medicine. Coding and programming is the backbone of these modern technologies and, without a doubt, will play an even more essential role in the development of the technologies in future. Hardly surprising that such advanced countries like the UK or Japan have already had coding as an integral part of the educational curriculum because it is never too early to start learning! 

AlphaGen Learning has a goal to make coding and technology accessible to all learners in Singapore so they can develop 21st-century skills and creators and innovators themselves. And, to achieve this goal, AlphaGen Learning offers the most affordable coding lessons in Singapore.

Here, a personalized approach to every student is key as experienced teachers believe that the best way to learn coding is in a 1-to-1 format. AlphaGen Learning’s proprietary curriculum is Stem.org accredited and lessons are tailored based on the interests of each student. This approach seems to work well for them as several of their students have gone on to take part in global coding competitions with impressive results. 

Kids aged 7-9 can take courses such as Introduction to Coding on Scratch, Mobile App Development, Python, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Graphic Design & Video Editing, and Micro:bit.

For children aged 10-12 years old courses such as the following are available: Introduction to Coding on Scratch, Mobile App Development, Web Development, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Graphic Design& Video Editing, Micro:bit, Minecraft.

And, kids aged 13-16 years old can learn more advanced courses of Mobile App Development, Web Development, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Graphic Design/ Image Editing, Python, Micro:bit, Minecraft, AI & Machine Learning and more.

They offer convenient and flexible lesson timings and free 60-minute trial classes are available for all courses. Also, certificates of achievement are awarded upon the completion of each module or camp.

Age: 7-16.

Fees: Weekly classes at $30 per hour. Camps at $225 for a 5-day camp, 90 minutes per session.

Contacts: +6596507344, connect@alphagenlearning.com.

Website: www.alphagenlearning.com 

Socials: Facebook, Instagram.

Location: live online classes.

ToTT Culinary Classes

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For some people, the very process of cooking and being in the kitchen is a hazardous situation. Lack of knowledge and skills dooms them to content themselves with burned scrambled eggs or plain sandwiches. Yet, now there is a possibility to develop cooking skills and learn kitchen safety rules from a young age! Such an early start will help kids to understand that cooking can be interesting, fun and develop skills that will help them in the future. ToTT Store is the best place to give your kids a headstart in cooking or baking various delicious food. Let them immerse themselves in a multisensory experience as they get acquainted with basic cooking skills while learning the science behind baking and cooking. 

Among the cooking classes provided by ToTT are: 

ToTT Junior Chef Classes 

Meet the perfect bonding parent-child time with loads of cooking, baking, and tasting delicacies! Pasta, pizza, Udon - these classes cover the signature dishes of Western and Asian Cuisine, and kids will learn to cook them from scratch under the supervision of experienced instructors. 

Age: 4+. 

Birthday Parties - Lil’ ToTT Cooking & Baking Class 

Turn a birthday party into a unique cooking and baking experience! No matter how big or small your party is, the ToTT Party Planners will come up with the most catching, interesting and entertaining activities! 

Fees: starting from 75 SGD per child 

Enjoyed what you cooked or baked in class? You can purchase top-quality kitchenware at ToTT Stores or shop online at shop.tottstore.com for easy shopping.

Use GOOD2CU & enjoy $8 off your first order, min spend $80.

Age: 4+.

Contacts: +65 6215 9186 - Monday to Friday +65 9649 1852 - WhatsApp Business (Message only), cookbakehost@tottstore.com. 

Socials: Facebook, Instagram.


  • 112 East Coast Road, #02-09/10 Singapore 428802;
  • 3 Temasek Blvd, #02-427 Singapore 038983.

Stepping Out Studios

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In 8 years of successful operation, Stepping Out Studios has become more than just a place where children can learn dance steps. Now it is a real community dance organization, where everyone can use a dance in any way they like, whether it is an opportunity to have fun, practice, improve their physical condition or express their emotions.

Literally, anyone from toddlers to teenagers can find a dancing activity that is interesting and enriching to them. Various workshops, dance sessions, classes, and events create that ineffable atmosphere that nurtures a passion for dance in all participants. It is the perfect place to introduce kids to dance as the instructors of the studio know how to make classes interesting and safe for the little ones. It is possible to choose among more than 100 dance classes every week covering everything from Ballet to Hip Hop. Among the most popular classes are:

  • Classes for children as young as 2 Years
  • Melody Bear - a unique dance syllabus for 2-4-year-olds that creates a solid foundation for the concepts of ballet, tap, music, and movement
  • Traditional dance classes (Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, and Hip Hop) 
  • Preparation for dance competitions

The expertise of the director Ms. Angharad Chapman, a highly-experienced dance professional, and holder of BA in Dance from Surrey University, UK, allows her to prepare students for the most complicated and challenging competitions and exams. And the Senior Dance teacher Chelsea Trathen has worked extensively around the USA, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher for the last 13 years. She has a wealth of experience in the production of international performances and eagerly shares it with the students. An innovative approach to teaching without pressure on kids is one of the reasons for the amazing dance exam results the Studio enjoys every year. 

So, if you are looking for a place to introduce your kid to dance, you are on the spot!

Ages: 2+.

Opening times: Saturday to Thursday (start times vary).

Contacts: info@stepping-out.com.sg

Socials: Facebook, Instagram

Location: 180 Kitchener Road, #08-05 City Square Mall, Singapore 208539.

MIM® Speech & Drama (English or Chinese)

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Words are the building blocks of communication and human connection. A child's linguistic potential is moulded by their surroundings, a rich tapestry of sounds, rhythm, and the spoken word. That is where Seimpi Speech and Drama come in, providing a platform for children to immerse themselves in the linguistic landscape where the gift of gab is a king, and the art of acting is a queen.

Recent remarks from the head of the Economic Development Board have emphasized that technical know-how and digital skills are just the tip of the iceberg in today's world. It is the soft skills, such as the power to weave a tale, demonstrate empathy, and create connections with others that will help people stand out, differentiate themselves and make a real impact. And that's where a comprehensive education in the performing arts comes into play.

Seimpi aids the learning of language and soft skills through Speech & Drama, using them as a powerful tool to enhance language and soft skill development. Seimpi Speech & Drama curriculum goes beyond just strengthening physical abilities and aims to enrich a child's social awareness, improve writing, speaking, and performance skills, awaken their emotional intelligence, expand their imaginations, and sharpen their language, be it English or Chinese.

When: classes on weekdays and weekends in our centres

Contact details: 6737 6731 or email info@seimpi.edu.sg or Whatsapp 9028 2308

Locations: #03-16/17 The Centrepoint, #05-04/05 Hougang Mall, #04-13/14 JCube

Socials: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok.


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GIMSports is rightfully considered to be a forge for sports talents! Here, you can find everything necessary to help kids and adults develop their talent, from highly-qualified instructors and well-rounded training programs to a fully equipped 5000sqft air-conditioned gym with high ceilings. 

GIMSports has a wide range of activities for competitive to recreational gymnasts. Apart from the structured classes, there are playdates - on Wednesday and Friday mornings kids aged 18 months - 6 years can play at the gym for a bulk of 3 hours (9:30 to 12:30pm) at a very small per entry fee.

Competitive gymnastics program prepares Level 1 - FIG (international) level gymnasts. And all parents and sportsmen highlight the teaching methods of the coaches and the way they motivate young sportsmen and inspire them to attain set goals.

Another great and important program by GIMSports is the High-Focus class. It is the gymnastics classes for special needs children and teens that are held every Saturday afternoon. There, kids will comprehend the fundamentals of gymnastics under the supervision of experienced coaches, have fun and learn in a safe environment.  

Do not forget to follow their socials to get the latest news on any promos!

Age: 2+

Contacts: +65 64681103, WhatsApp +65 84363686.

Socials: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok.

Location: 200 Turf Club Road #04-03 The Grandstand 287994.

Alliance Française 

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Get the most out of the possibility for your kids to learn a new language or boost their academic performance in French! 

Alliance Française de Singapour is a non-profit organization offering French language classes for all levels, from complete beginners to more advanced levels. Thus, here everyone from 1-year-old toddlers to teens can learn the language with age- and level-appropriate activities and lessons. 

One of the main benefits of the learning process here is a well-thought-out curriculum with hand-picked activities in small groups where top-qualified teachers can dedicate enough attention to every student. The lessons are enriching, interactive, entertaining, and interesting so kids have fun while learning new things. 

Alliance Française’s activities are not limited to the lessons. As one of the main missions of the school is to spread French culture, the array of events organized by the instructors includes exhibitions, workshops, storytelling sessions, camps, and so on.

A source of great pride here is La médiathèque - the only French resource center open to the public in Singapore. This library has an extensive collection of French books for children and adults both on-site and online and attentive librarians are always ready to lend a helping hand and offer learning materials and books appropriate for your level of knowledge.

 On weekends, your whole family can attend the Alliance Française’s 236-seats theater and watch a screening for kids in French with English subtitles or in English.

And during holidays there is a perfect possibility to boost the level of knowledge with help of holiday camps. The curriculum of the camps is filled with activities like arts and crafts, board games, songs, stories, and drama, so without a doubt, it will be fun! 

Age: 12 months+.

Contacts: +65 6737 8422, info@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

Socials: Facebook Instagram, YouTube.

Location: 1 Sarkies Road, Singapore 258130.

Karate Nation

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At Karate Nation martial arts and life skills come together in perfect harmony. Founded by Cyril Martins, a skilled and experienced Karateka, this school is dedicated to helping students develop discipline, emotional intelligence, and values essential for leading a healthy and balanced life. Cyril's journey in Karate began in France in 2011, where he trained under the guidance of Sensei Tan Soo Lin (5th DAN JKA). Through relentless effort and commitment, he earned his Black Belt and 3rd DAN JKA within just four years. A recipient of seven awards in Kata and Kumite, Cyril also represented Singapore at the Japan Karate Association World Championship. With over six years of coaching experience, he now leads Karate Nation with passion and expertise.

Whether you are looking for lessons for a young child, an adult, or a seasoned athlete, Karate Nation has something for everyone:

  • Mini Ninjas (2-3 years old)

This program introduces little ones to various games, physical training, and workshops that establish coordination and social skills, and teach respect and discipline.

  • Karate Kids (4-6 years old)

Karate Kids program teaches essentials of the Traditional Karate and kids will learn the specific techniques of this Martial Art together with the moral values embedded in it.

  • Karate-Do (7-9 years old and 10 years old – Adults)

The Karate-Do program is designed to help students improve their physical condition, self-control, discipline, and focus through meditative lessons that encompass all aspects of the discipline.

  • Karate Elites

Here, professional sportsmen polish their skills to compete in National and International Tournaments with a focus on Kata/Kumite skills.

  • Online courses

For those who prefer to train from the comfort of their own homes, Karate Nation offers online courses with live-streaming classes conducted by experienced coaches. Choose from one-to-one sessions or join a group or family session, and take your Karate journey to the next level!

Age: 2+

Contacts: cyril@karate-nation.com, +65 9107 0360

Socials: Facebook, Instagram, Youtube.

Location: 149C Selegie Road, 188314 Singapore

MW School of Music

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MW School of Music is well-known for the individual approach to the students as the teachers here know that every child has a unique learning pace. They create an inspiring and creative environment where kids can unlock their potential and get the most out of every lesson. Teachers make every effort to boost confidence in the young musicians, so, they select the most catching, easy-to-follow pieces for beginners and complicate the tasks following the progress of the student.

MW School of Music offers lessons for a variety of musical instruments:

  • Classical/Light Classical Piano;
  • Pop/Jazz Piano;
  • Violin/Viola;
  • Cello;
  • Junior Fiddler Fun-Time (Violin for Young children);
  • Music Theory;
  • Pop Guitar;
  • Music Elective Programme/Music O Level;
  • Diploma in Piano Performance;
  • Diploma in Teaching

Course fees from $180/month onwards

About Junior Fiddler Fun-Time

A new violin course is a great example of the lessons held at this school. Kids aged 4-6 years can attend “Junior Fiddler Fun-Time” which is based on the well-published book Fiddle Time series. The course has 3 levels packed with original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets. After level 2, students can prepare for the violin grade 1 exam of any major examination board. The program is structured in such a way that encourages students to be creative, inquisitive, and eager to polish their musical skills without guidance. The comprehensive and systematic approach to the studies implemented by the teachers allows kids to achieve their full potential in music and creates a solid foundation for further musical education.

Age: 4+.


  • Group Lesson - 600 SGD (per student). Register by 30 Nov at 550 SGD (save 50 SGD);
  • Individual Lesson - $270 per month Course Materials is separate.

Contacts: +65 8886 6838, enquiry@mwsm.sg.

Socials: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Location: 246J Upper Thomson Rd Level 2, Singapore 574370

Music for the Intelligent Mind (MIM®)

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Nourish your child's brain with the power of music! Research has revealed that early childhood experiences shape the way brain cells connect and grow. That is why Seimpi is dedicated to unlocking the full potential of your child's mind through their unique Music for the Intelligent Mind (MIM®) programs.

Starting at just 12 months, Seimpi carefully crafted syllabus will guide your child on a journey of musical discovery through fun and engaging activities. Unlike other music programs, MIM® goes beyond just listening and movement. It integrates eye and ear training, speed reading, pitch training, memory techniques, concentration exercises, proper playing techniques, and music theory to stimulate interconnectivity between both hemispheres of the brain. MIM® is the perfect foundation for future music studies and includes several levels tailored to children's age:

  • MIM® Jumpstart (12 to 23 months)
  • MIM® Playtime (2 years old)
  • MIM® In Me (3 years old)
  • MIM® Encore (4-7 years old) (pre-Grade 1 level)

What is more, Seimpi also offers individual lessons for all ages in piano, violin, guitar, ukulele, vocal, musical theatre, and performance diplomas. Discover a rich variety of accelerated music programs, including Early Childhood Music, SMART & Teaching Diplomas, from Seimpi Academy on their website.

When: classes on weekdays and weekends

Locations: #03-16/17 The Centrepoint, #05-04/05 Hougang Mall, #04-13/14 JCube

Contact details: 6737 6731 or email info@seimpi.edu.sg or WhatsApp 9028 2308

Socials: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok.

The Science Academy

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The Science Academy is an ultimate go-to place when it comes to learning Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Here, much prominence is given to the development of robust scientific intuition, critical thinking, and a solid academic foundation in the subjects.

This modern educational center is the ideal place for learning, exploring, sharing knowledge, and searching for ways to apply knowledge and skills beyond academic settings. And the innovative teaching methods are the hallmark of The Science Academy as here students receive not just new knowledge but also an understanding of how to perceive new knowledge and learn more efficiently. And with the right tools and a measure of perseverance, only the sky's the limit for the students of The Science Academy.

The teachers are always ready to lend a helping hand and provide support when needed. They ignite the love to learn new things and achieve new goals. 

There are two ways of attending classes: online and offline. The location of the center is in Toa Payoh so it is easy to get there. 

As a rule, the lessons are conducted in small groups to make sure that every student receives enough attention. However, there is a possibility to opt for private 1-to-1 lessons if there is a need to get a more individualized approach.

In addition, The Science Academy has an extensive e-learning library of approximately 500 hours of educational materials, and existing students have unlimited access to it*. And you too can get a free video trial class with the code "TICKIKIDS"!

* T&C applied

Age: Primary 5 to Junior College 2.

Timings: refer to the website for timings.

Fees: starting from 220 SGD.

Contacts: tel. +6566 8425 or Whatsapp 8655 5068.

Socials: Facebook, Instagram.

Location: Blk 192 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh #01 – 674 S310192.

Power Kids Gym

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Unique gym programs for babies, toddlers, nursery and school-age kids aged up to 10 years are the calling card of Power Kids Gym. Every training session here is a new exciting experience aimed to stimulate a child’s mind and senses through a set of enriching and challenging activities. A sound mind in a sound body is not an empty phrase here as the instructors of this venue strongly believe that active bodies result in active minds and that pushes the character and ignites natural curiosity.

The curriculum of Power Kids Gym was tried and tested in the US and subsequently in Europe with an emphasis on developing fine and gross motor skills, spatial awareness, coordination, balance, agility, flexibility, and good sportsmanship. The main distinctive feature of all activities for kids here is that they are filled with fun and young sportsmen adore their training sessions!

There are two programs that will definitely be everyone’s liking:

Parent Participation Classes

These adult-accompanied sessions can become the perfect bonding time for the family! The sets of the exercises are handpicked according to the age of the little ones: Sliders, Crawlers, Gliders, and Galloping Twos. From a milestone to a milestone, kids will explore and develop their physical abilities and boost their cognitive, and emotional skills. From stretching to running and pre-gymnastic activities, kids will be in the safe hands of parents and instructors and trained in a stimulating and nurturing environment.

Age: 6 months - 3 years.


Independent Classes 

These drop-off sessions for kids can bring a lot of fun, new skills, and new friends!

Power Climbers (3-4.5 years old) is the class where kids are exposed to gymnastic and sports skills, relays, and much more. 

Kids love Power Gymnastics (4.5 - 6 years old)! With fun and exciting exercises like forward roll, backward roll, handstands, and the single bar, every minute of the session will be filled with laughter and entertainment!  

Super Power Gymnastics (7-10 years old) centers around the USA Gymnastics Compulsory Level Preparation Skills framework including the following apparatus: bars, beam, high bar, parallel bars, floor, vault, and rings.

Contacts: ask@powerkidsgym.com, +65 6333 8511.

Socials: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

Location: 81 Clemenceau Avenue, UE Square, #02-12 Singapore 239917.

Camp Asia Academy


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Camp Asia Academy is a weekly activity hub for sports, creative, and ‘enrichment’ activities for kids aged 3-16. Here, highly qualified coaches apply the wealth of their expertise, energy, talent, and skills to create the perfect environment in world-class facilities for the kids’ physical and mental development. 

Camp Asia Academy is the sister brand to Camp Asia - Singapore’s #1-holiday camps provider. This hub offers top-notch programs in Basketball, Swimming, Parkour, and Gymnastics. 

Titans Basketball Academy

The main ambition of TITANS Academy is to bring the quality of youth basketball in Southeast Asia to new heights. And the level of coaching, facilities, determination, and high qualification ensures that this goal will be achieved, without a doubt.

Starting from the Young Ballers Stage (5-7, 8-11 years) to Titans Elite (under 19 y.o), kids can become real professionals! 

Age: 5+

Gymnastics Academy

Gymnastics Academy is a year-round gymnastics program running every Saturday at Stamford American International School. 

Following the Australian Level Program, highly-qualified coaches work with beginners and amateurs up to Level 4 for the recreational program and Level 4+ for the competitive squad.

Kids will begin their journey with an introduction to the fundamentals of gymnastics. Gradually, they will learn more complicated moves and develop some cool acro-partnering skills and flips. And finally, kids will be able to train as competitive gymnasts at Semi-Competitive (SC) (Ages 8-11 / G4-5) and Competitive Squad (CS) (Ages 9-11 / G4-5).

Age: 4-12

Lions Swim Academy

This program utilizes the Swim School International (SSI) teaching system and combines it with the Stamford coaching team's own knowledge. 

The Learn to Swim Program is all about safety on the water. The curriculum of the program includes exercises and activities that will help kids to stay safe in a recreational setting and prepares a solid foundation for a more complicated program - Learn to Train.

The Learn to Train program has three levels: Elementary Development, Elementary Potential, and Elementary Performance.

Age: 3-12+

Parkour Academy

It is hard to find a more spectacular and popular sport discipline other than parkour. This activity calls for good physical fitness, full control of your body, good stamina, coordination, strategy, and planning. 

A termly 10-session program created by pro coaches helps kids to hone the skills necessary to master this activity. And all training sessions are conducted in a safe and secure environment with top-quality equipment. 

Age: 7-12

Contacts: +65 6289 5888, info@campasia.academy.


  • Stamford American International School

1 Woodleigh Lane (Off Upper Serangoon Road) Singapore 357684;

  • Australian International School

1 Lorong Chuan Singapore 556 818.

Vernon’s Swimming

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This school is a brainchild of a former Professional swimmer Vernon who gave the school his name. With more than 14 years of experience in the sphere, Vernon’s Teachers knows how to teach the foundations of the main swimming techniques and strokes and instill respect for safety rules on the water. 

The team of coaches here makes every effort to provide top-notch classes, from nurturing infant interest to professional technical guidance. Their professionalism is beyond question as the team includes former National Team members, Singapore American School "Eagle Swim Club" Coach, and coach of Egypt's biggest swim team. All of them have at least 10 years of experience ensuring top-quality teaching and attention to detail. In addition, the coaches of Vernon’s School do not just have the Austswim certificate, they are actually Austswim registered instructors.

 Among the programs offered by Vernon’s Swimming are:

  • Infants & Toddlers - Parents Accompanied (6 months - 4 years)
  • Learn to Swim (4 years-teens, adults)
  • Stroke Corrections (children, adults)

From basic body positions to Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly swimming styles, here your kids and you will get all knowledge and skills to become proficient in swimming!

Age: 6 months+.


  • Individual Class - from $75 - $360/pax;
  • Group Class - from $30 - $40/pax.

Contacts: swim@vernons.sg.

Socials: Facebook.

Red Dot Penguins Swim Lessons


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Can you teach a two-year-old to swim? The coaches at Red Dot Penguins can! Teaching tiny toddlers how to swim is no small task. But Red Dot Penguin coaches undergo extensive preparation to run group swim lessons for toddlers which are both fun and effective. Every coach is trained in early childhood development and run classes using age-appropriate strategies with Red Dot Penguins’ in-house curriculum. The school offers Learn to Swim and Learn to Train group classes.

Learn to Swim 

Group sizes are kept small - no more than 4 toddlers or 6 older kids in a group - so that the learning of each child is maximized even in a group setting. Drills and activities are also selected in such a way that kids will have fun and learn to swim at the same time. 

The curriculum here is a result of more than ten years of experience with proven results in this field as the coaches of Red Dot Penguins create and implement swim programs for the international schools in Singapore.

 Age: 2+.

Fee: 130 SGD /4 lessons or 300 SGD/10 lessons. 

Location & timings:

  • YMCA @ Orchard

Fri 4pm-6.15pm, Sat 8.30am-10am, Sun 3-6pm

  • SAAC Siglap, 1 Elliot Road

Sat 8.45am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6pm, Sun 1.30pm-6pm

  • SJII, 490 Thomson Road

Sat 9am-1pm, Sun 9am-1pm

Learn to Train

This program is aimed at kids who already know how to swim but who enjoy competition. Learn To Train is a developmental swim program which focuses on helping swimmers get fitter and faster by learning technical skills and building aerobic capacity. The coaches at Red Dot Penguins are highly qualified and have experience in the highest-performance environments in Singapore. They are able to deliver a technical yet engaging program that will help your young swimmers achieve their dreams of becoming competitive swimmers.


Age: No minimum age but must be able to swim 25m of freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke. 

Fee: $188/month. 

Timing: Four times a week (3 weekday evenings and Saturday morning).

Location: Siglap, 1 Elliot Road.

Contacts: WhatsApp: 9227 4114, hello@reddotpenguins.com 

Socials: Instagram, Facebook.

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