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Swimming takes place in the school Swimming pool year-round. The focus for swimming, both as part of the curriculum and as a club and competitive sport, is on safe participation in the water to competitive swimming within the South East Asian swimming circuit.

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Young athletes are encouraged to try out for the Tiger Sharks swim teams, and squads train and compete on a regular basis. The coaches are focused on identifying talent and developing performance through highly knowledgeable programming and delivery of sessions. Though swimming is predominantly an individual sport, we work hard to instil the same positive attitudes we do across all sports which value high levels of respect, commitment, determination and teamwork.

The Tiger Sharks are developing a strong reputation within the Shanghai Swimming League (SSL), with some fantastic individual performances from our squad members in the 2015/16 school year. The team is developing into skilled and experienced competitors and we have seen continued progress in the team in 2016/17. This sports programme is very competitive and selections are based on times. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Tiger Sharks, we hold time trials three times per year. In 2017/18, the school swim team will attend the Nanjing Swim hosted by Nanjing International School from 19th – 20th January 2018 and the ACAMIS Swim Meet hosted by Dulwich College Suzhou and Suzhou Singapore International School from 24th & 25th March 2018.


Registration and Trial Dates


Registration Period

Trial Date


Tiger Sharks Swim Team
(Year 3 - 6)

Mon 22nd  –
31st August 

Sat 26th Aug

1.00 – 2.00pm

Tiger Sharks Swim Team
(Year 7 - 13)

Mon 22nd  –
31st August

Sat 26th Aug

1.00 – 2.00pm


Swimming Squad Structure

Tiger Sharks Blue Team 1

Development 1

Tiger Sharks Blue Team 2

Development 2

Tiger Sharks Black Team



Swimming Team Training Days


Tiger Sharks Blue Team 1 & 2

Training Day

Training Time


3.15pm - 4.15pm


3.15pm - 4.15pm


Tiger Sharks Black Team

Training Day

Training Time


3.15pm - 4.15pm


3.15pm - 4.15pm


There will be additional swim sessions during the week which will be open to all Tiger Shark members.

These additional squad sessions are aimed at those competing within the Tiger Sharks swim team and offer invaluable full-hour sessions with the focus not only based on technique but also on developing the swimmers’ interpersonal skills in a sports environment and learning how to become a champion physically and mentally. The aim is to create a limitless environment whereby the swimmer can grow as much as their potential allows. By creating this ‘sky’s the limit’ concept, the swimmer can take these valuable skills and positive personality traits to not only competitive swimming but any chosen sport and into their non-sporting lives.