Important Notice: Registration has been delayed, a new date will be communicated to all parents in the coming weeks.

2020/2021 ASA Term 1 Registration

Lower Primary - 3rd August, 12 noon
Upper Primary and Grade 6 - 4th August, 12 noon 
Schedule - Click Here 

(New Students and returning students with no swimming level please click here for more information about how to register for the Aquatics Academy.)


The program’s mission is to provide a developmentally appropriate swimming program for students at Hong Kong International School. Each student will be offered swim lessons and a variety of aquatics activities at their level and ability, thus ensuring students experience success, enjoyment, improvement of their skills, and development of their knowledge and understanding of water safety concepts and skills. By providing such learning opportunities students will be encouraged to pursue lifelong fitness and enjoyment.

Aquatics Curricular Program

All Lower and Upper Primary students take part in a learn-to-swim program during scheduled aquatics unit as part of the curricular program. A dedicated, specifically trained team of HKIS swimming instructors and the Aquatics Director are preparing and delivering a specific Learn To Swim program following the standards and guidelines of the American Red Cross (ARC). The information regarding ARC swim levels could be found in sections ‘Aquatics for R1 students’ and ‘Aquatics for R2 - Grade 5 students’.

Aquatics Co -Curricular Program (after school and Saturdays)

The HKIS co-curricular swim program HKIS Aquatics Academy offers Lower and Upper Primary School students five programs: Learn To Swim, Learn to Train, Synchronized Swimming, Junior Lifeguarding and Water Polo after school and on Saturdays at the Repulse Bay Primary campus.

The after school Learn To Swim program also follows the American Red Cross program and its levels. More information about these co-curricular programs can be found here:

HKIS Aquatics Academy - Learn To Swim

HKIS Aquatics Academy - Learn To Train

HKIS Aquatics Academy - Synchronized Swimming

HKIS Aquatics Academy - Junior Lifeguarding

HKIS Aquatics Academy - Water Polo

For Advanced swimmers who have completed ARC LTS Level 5 or Level 6, there is a new opportunity to swim with the Repulse Bay Rays Squad run by Hong Kong Island Stingrays Swim Club. For more information click here.


Contact for all information regarding Aquatics.