Water sports have been popular in Singapore since the early 19th century. When Mount Emily Swimming Pool opened in 1931 as our first public swimming pool, it was thronged by thousands of adults and children. Shown in the photo is Yan
Kit Swimming Pool - Singapore's second public swimming pool, opened in 1952. They represent key milestones in the development of water sports in Singapore.
You may refer to pages 24-25, 48, 56-57, 66-67, 73 of the Guide Book for more information.