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  • Clementi Swimming Complex, 1983 : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Here in this photograph are three well utilized swimming pools at the Clementi Swimming Complex. One of them is palm-shaped, while the other two are rectangular. Greenery surrounds the swimming complex which was officially unveiled to the public on 15 August 1983. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Katong swimming pool, 1950s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows people at the old Katong swimming pool located in the east of Singapore. Some people are seen on the raised platform, while others are seen swimming in the pool. Opened in December 1931, the Katong Park Bathing Pagar was Singapore's first public sea swimming enclosure. The pagar...
  • Swimming pool at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Caucasian man sitting in a lounge chair by the two freeform outdoor swimming pools at Raffles City. This hotel facility is shared between sister hotels Fairmont Singapore (which was previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza) and Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as...
  • Singapore Swimming Club building, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a front view of Singapore Swimming Club, located at Tanjong Rhu Road with its yellow-tinged walls, large covered porch and brick red tiled roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Swimming Club, 1974 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a 1974 photograph of two children playing at the swimming pool at Chinese Swimming Club under the supervision of an adult. The club at Amber Road was founded in 1905 by a group of six Chinese swimming enthusiasts, who named their group "Tanjong Katong Swimming Party". It was...
  • Katong swimming pool, 1950s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows people walking along a raised platform at the old Katong swimming pool located in the east of Singapore. Opened in December 1931, the Katong Park Bathing Pagar was Singapore's first public sea swimming enclosure. The pagar was demolished in the 1960s, due to land reclamation. Donated by...
  • River Valley Swimming Pool Canteen, 1970s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a group photograph at the canteen, in River Valley Swimming Complex. The Complex was opened on 29 August 1959. It was closed to the public in April 2003. Photograph donated by Chu Chai Koon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_632. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...