Friendly Dolphin Swim School Missions

Our swim school encourages children to start learning to swim as young as possible. And begin the aquatic development as early as 6 months old.

Our swimming instructors in Singapore teaches swimming by focusing on basic fundamentals. We always start off laying good foundations.

Our instructors focus on technically sound swimming of all four swimming strokes to accelerate better learning experiences.

With people older than 100 still competing in organized competitions, we strongly believe that age can never be used as an excuse to keep you from learning how to swim.

Everyone has their first lesson – even swimming greats like Joseph Schooling and Michael Phelps. Yours could be just days away, it’s never too late to start and it has also been never easier to do it now.

The Founder of Friendly Dolphin Swim School continues to take an active day to day role in the operation of the company. Always ensuring the level of quality and customer satisfaction remains high.

Friendly Dolphin employs a staff of friendly, matured and experienced swim instructors. They have all been thoroughly screened by Friendly Dolphin Management Team.

We make sure all our swim instructors have a minimum two years instructing experience, are university-aged or older and are certified and insured.

Friendly Dolphin Swim School

About Us: Friendly Dolphin Swim School

Our swim school was started when Founder was frustrated by the lack of attention he was able to give in large, community center swimming classes he previously taught. He thought that there could be a more effective way to conduct swimming lessons in a more comfortable, learning environment which is also convenient for learners.

Friendly Dolphin Swim School was formed as a swim for life aquatics program to include private swimming lessons, public pool swimming lessons, and lifeguarding services. The services aim to equip aquatic education for all children and adults in Singapore.

Since 2015, Friendly Dolphin Swim School has grown and become one of the biggest swim school to provide private swim instructions across Singapore. We are specialized in conducting swimming lessons for all ages regardless of any fitness levels. Knowing how to swim is the only life skill that can saves lives. we strongly encourage everyone to pick up this valuable skills and learn to swim.

Our school strives to give the best solutions to a variety of individuals during our swimming classes. We cater to all sorts of different learners and helping individuals to achieve and learn best.

We pride ourselves in providing quality swimming lessons with the use of good instructional methodologies for effective learning.

We follow a games-based approach taking advantage of short attention lifespan and children’s impulse into playing games. This useful way of development will eventually guide children to love swimming and learn without even noticing.

Based on individuality the lessons are catered to all different spectrums of students. There are students learning better with individual attention from the coach for a particular skill. And some learning faster with a group of people looking to learn the same particular skill.

Our instructors are certified with a wide range of experiences from 3 years old all the way to adults. They have taught children how to be comfortable in the water, working on bubbles and focusing on technique based swimming you will use for swimming and fitness purposes.

TWU Effective Swim Programs

Friendly Dolphin swimming instructors uses an aquatic assessment program designed by Dr Carol Huetting back in 1998. Our curriculum and assessments will addresses this few key components of swimming such as:

  • Water adjustment skills
  • Flotation skills
  • Propulsion and breathing skills
  • Swimming strokes and techniques
  • Safety entry and exit skills

All these five categories will progress in a hierarchical systems from the most simple to the most complex. This will ensure a good consistency and pace in acquisition of the next skill level.

Flexibility and Convenience

Friendly Dolphin Swim School offers clients convenience. We provide swimming instructors who will teach private swim lessons at our customers’ area and condo swimming pools. Our customers will no longer need to worry about rounding up the kids to take them to a community pool or getting stuck in traffic.

By having Friendly Dolphin swimming coaches coming to you, we aim to save you time and stress. We have swim instructors on call during the day, evenings and weekends. Our private swim lessons can easily be rescheduled, as long as 7 days’ notice is given.

Trust And Safety

Friendly Dolphin Swim School swimming instructors have a minimum of two years experience and have gone through a stringent training program to earn their Lifesaving Instructor certifications, Bronze Medallion Award Lifeguard Services, CPR/AED and Standard First Aid certifications.

Additionally, some of our swim instructors hold advanced instructing qualifications and have formal training as school teachers or education professionals.

Friendly Dolphin swim instructors have been carefully screened by the Friendly Dolphin Management team. We make sure all swimming instructors to have undergone thorough background checks and are fully insured.

Learning to swim early will keep your child safe and help to shape their character. We pledged to instill confidence, determination, persistence, withstand inevitable hardships, learn valuable social skills, time management skills, foster self-reliance, develop good motor skills and balance through our swimming lessons. Swimming as a year round activity will be very effective to keep your child healthy and happy.

Friendly Dolphin Swim School life mission is to promote better health and bring more happiness and joys to the community by instilling strong knowledge, instilling confidence and building positive learning attitudes for life through the sport of swimming.

At Friendly Dolphin Swim School, we try to promote swimming and educate on the psychological health and physical health which will benefits from learning to swim at a young age. We follow a stringent guideline with health promotion board and hope to improve Singaporean overall health. We strive to learn and improve, always be open to questions and willingness to change and better serve the community in Singapore.

How Can We Help?

We want to help our members go further, so if you have any suggestions about our classes, personal swimming lessons or anything else, please come in, drop us an email at or if you prefer, drop us a note via our online inquiry forms.

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We are an ambitious company and we’re always looking for great people to join our team – from swim yoga trainers, group exercise instructors and diving instructors to our front-of-house teams. We’re committed to training, so you’ll be encouraged to improve your existing skills while you develop new ones.

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We train and are proudly affiliated with leading industry players for swimming. We are confident to
bring you the best knowledge and skills to keep you fit, safe in any water environment as well as better
advancement into other water sports in future.


Advantages Of Swimming

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Who's Coaching Our Kids?


Private Swimming Instructor

This coach have many experiences for private swim coaching in private condo and clubhouses. He possesses in depth knowledge and experiences.


Tampines Swimming Instructor

Being an active Sports Council members, the instructor have an experience of more than 20 years in swimming teaching industry.