Son’s Drowning Led Mum to Action

Losing a child is extremely heartbreaking. Most of the time, parents would blame themselves for the loss. For Wanda Butts, who lost her son six years ago in a drowning accident, she is trying to make a difference in the lives of children, specifically minorities....

Tao Li Bags Two Medals

Just over the last weekend, the Singapore leg of the Fina/Arena Swimming World Cup took place here. Tao Li, Singapore’s female swimming sensation, managed to bring home two medals for us. Although she may only be 22 years of age, she knows that she is capable of...

Five Essential Swimming Tips

Let’s face it, not anyone can make it to the Olympics to take on the world record of Michael Phelps himself. Nonetheless, that does not mean that we can’t watch and learn from the best right? There are certain habits that these swimming champions possess...

Swimming Through Venice

If you thought Singapore is the only country going through an eccentric weather, you have got it wrong. In fact, if you compare our condition with that of Venice in Italy, you will realise that we our weather is still way better compared to theirs. Currently, seventy...

Lack of Lifeguards

The Castle Point Sports Club for the Disabled usually meet on every Sunday in the evening at the Runnymede Pool on Kiln Road, Benfleet in England, where they can have their own private swimming sessions. However, they have been struggling to use that facility...

Temporary Swimming Pool

Nowadays, swimming pools are very common to find in most countries. In Singapore, almost every estate has a public swimming complex. However, in other countries, getting to a swimming complex might be quite a distance away. Therefore, the Hull City Council’s...