When you invest in the right type of equipment at the beginning, it can be useful and save you a lot of time. If you are living in Singapore and before we tell you how you can choose the right type of swimming equipment, it is recommended to take swimming lessons at heartbeat Bedok. The lessons allow you to understand all aspects of swimming, the equipment or gear you need, as well as perfecting your techniques. 
Slippers and hygiene
You must not underestimate hygienic habits. First and foremost, you need to buy some flip-flops or slippers. Your feet and other swimmers will appreciate it too. Many people move around the pool and because of the dirt in the humid environment, there are higher chances for bacteria to grow and spread. Also, without slippers, you can slip on the floor. So, you need to buy them in order to protect yourself. At the same time, we also recommend you to buy a towel. 
Suitable swimsuits
The second thing you need to buy is a swimsuit. Make sure you choose the one that comes with legs just above the knee. It is quite beneficial when it comes to avoiding resistance in the water. Also, a proper swimsuit can provide you comfort. You can also choose old-school classic and trunks. Don’t choose too tight or loose swimsuit. Unsuitable swimsuits have pockets in them. You must avoid them. Swimsuits with pockets can put a lot of resistance in the water and make you swimming more difficult. 
Swimming goggles
Purchasing goggles for swimming will make clear to other people that you are swimming like a novice. So, you need to invest in swimming goggles. You need to ensure that the goggles fit well on your eyes and seal them perfectly. So, when you go to the market and look for goggles, make sure they hold on your eyes without a rubber strap. There is no need for buying expensive goggles. A medium-priced goggle will do the job. 
Swimming cap
If you have short hair, you don’t need a swimming cap. However, you need a swimming cap if have long hair. A swimming cap is more mandatory for women. For men, it is optional. There are different materials used to made caps such as polyester and silicon.

Experts recommend a high-quality silicone cap. Some swimming experts also suggest to buy a cap that is made of both polyester and silicon. Also, we recommend you not to buy a cloth cap because it does not hold on to your head. At the same time, a cap made up of pure cloth will not protect your hair against chlorine.

Mesh bag 

The standard volume of a mesh bag is about 30 liters. A mesh bag allows you to put all types of swimming equipment in it such as a towel, cap, goggles, etc. It is an ideal alternative to plastic bags. So, make sure you a buy a good mesh bag from the supermarket or online. Check the material, specifications, and price as well as user reviews before you choose to buy a durable mesh bag that can carry your swimming equipment.