Swimming pools in Singapore
There are a total of 26 public swimming pools in Singapore. Swimming pools in Singapore come in the form of many shapes and sizes. This configurations of swimming pool will help Singaporeans learn and train in more ways for swimming lessons or competitions. Singapore public swimming pools have certain certified pools recognized for competitions and come in a variety of strict measured distances.
In Singapore, many of the age groups as well as school competitions take place in a 50 meters in length Olympic sized swimming pool. This pools usually does not look that long in televisions, the experience of swimming in such pools is more strenuous and much more different compared to short course meters pool (25 meters).
Well constructed competition swimming pools in Singapore have a starting blocks, set of backstroke flags. These set of backstroke flags are strung across 5 meters from the starting edge of the pool to signal backstroke swimmers that they are approaching a wall.