PRe-Enlistees Exercise Programme for National Service (PREP4NS)

EnergyOne Pre-Enlistee

PREP4NS

Registration starts 1 Nov, 10.00am, Singapore Time

The PRe-Enlistees Exercise Programme for National Service (PREP4NS) is a trial initiative jointly offered by MINDEF and SAFRA. Starting from Nov 2019, a one-year complimentary SAFRA EnergyOne Gym membership will be offered to eligible Pre-Enlistees. PREP4NS aims to encourage Pre-Enlistees to use SAFRA EnergyOne Gym facilities and improve their general fitness so that they will be better prepared for their Pre-Enlistee Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) and the subsequent physical demands of National Service.

SAFRA EnergyOne Gyms are located at all six SAFRA clubs across Singapore at Mount Faber, Yishun, Tampines, Jurong, Toa Payoh and Punggol.

 

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Eligibility | Benefits | Registration | Frequently Asked Questions

 

Eligibility

You are eligible for PREP4NS if you fulfil the following criteria at the point of assessment:

You have registered for National Service, but have not enlisted for Full-time National Service; and
You have been assessed to be medically fit for National Service.
 

Registration

Step 1: Click on the “Register Now” button to be redirected to the registration link.
Step 2: Fill in the form as instructed
Step 3: Sucessful applicants will receive an email and SMS notification upon successful application within 8 weeks
Step 4: Upon confirmation of application, download our mSAFRA app to access EnergyOne e-Card

If you have any queries regarding registration for Full-time National Service, please visit the CMPB website or contact the NS Call Centre at contact@ns.sg/1800-367-6767 (1800-eNSNSNS).

 

Benefits

The PREP4NS membership allows you to enjoy:

Access to any of the six SAFRA EnergyOne Gyms conveniently located across Singapore at Mount Faber, Yishun, Tampines, Jurong, Toa Payoh and Punggol during the following hours:
» Weekdays: 0630 – 1700hrs and 2230 – 0100hrs
» Weekends: 0630 – 1300 hrs and 2000 – 0100hrs
Wide range of state-of-the-art fitness equipment
Free group classes to prepare for IPPT
Access to SAFRA swimming pools*
Jacuzzi^ and Steam rooms
Shower facilities, clean towels and lockers

*Swimming Pools are available at all SAFRA clubs except SAFRA Punggol.
^Jacuzzi rooms are available at all SAFRA EnergyOne Gyms except SAFRA Tampines.

 

PREP4NS is a trial initiative by MINDEF and SAFRA. We will be constantly working to improve the trial as we review the responses. As such, SAFRA may revise the terms and conditions during the course of this initiative.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is the PRe-Enlistees Exercise Programme for NS (PREP4NS)?

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and SAFRA will be launching a trial of the PRe-Enlistees Exercise Programme for NS (PREP4NS) in November 2019, where a one-year complimentary SAFRA EnergyOne (E1) gym membership will be offered to eligible Pre-Enlistees. The PREP4NS is intended to encourage Pre-Enlistees to utilise E1 gym facilities to improve or maintain their general fitness so that they can be better prepared for their Pre-Enlistee Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT), and also the subsequent physical demands of Full-time National Service.
 
2. Who are eligible for the PREP4NS?

During the registration period from 1 Nov 2019 to 30 Apr 2020, eligible Pre-Enlistees must fulfil the following criteria at the point of assessment:
Have registered for National Service, but not enlisted for Full-time National Service yet; and
Are assessed to be medically fit for NS.

For questions regarding registration for Full-time National Service, please visit the CMPB website or contact the NS Call Centre at contact@ns.sg/1800-367-6767 (1800-eNSNSNS).
 
3. I am eligible for the PREP4NS. How do I register for the gym membership?

From 1 Nov 2019, eligible Pre-Enlistees may register for the PREP4NS at https://go.gov.sg/prep4ns. The registration process will be open until 30 Apr 2020.
 
4. How long is the registration period for the PREP4NS?

Registration is open from 1 Nov 2019 to 30 Apr 2020.
 
5. Will the PREP4NS still be offered after 30 Apr 2020? If no, why not?

The PREP4NS is a trial by MINDEF to encourage our Pre-Enlistees to improve or maintain their general physical fitness in preparation for their enlistment. Thereafter, MINDEF will review the trial, before deciding whether to make the initiative permanent.
 
6. I wish to sign up for the PREP4NS but I have not received my NS Registration Notice. When can I expect to get my NS Registration Notice? How do I hasten my registration process?

Under the Enlistment Act, all male citizens and Singapore PRs will be liable for NS registration upon reaching the age of 16.5 years old. You will receive a Notice for NS registration letter after reaching this age in due course.

For questions regarding registration for Full-time National Service, please visit the CMPB website or contact the NS Call Centre at contact@ns.sg/1800-367-6767 (1800-eNSNSNS).
 
7. I am accorded a temporary PES status / I am exempted from NS. Am I still eligible for the PREP4NS?

(For those accorded a temporary PES) Once you are eventually assessed to be medically fit for National Service, you will be eligible for the PREP4NS. You can register via https://go.gov.sg/prep4ns once you are assessed to be medically fit for National Service during the registration period.

(For those exempted from NS) No, because the PREP4NS is meant to help Pre-Enlistees improve or maintain their general physical fitness in preparation for their enlistment.
 
8. Is it compulsory to register for the PREP4NS?

The PREP4NS is an opt-in membership for eligible Pre-Enlistees to indicate their interest to improve or maintain their general fitness.
 
9. When will eligible Pre-Enlistees who have registered receive the PREP4NS Membership?

Eligible Pre-enlistees will receive an email and SMS notification within eight weeks from the date of registration. The notification will provide information on accessing E1 gym facilities via the gym membership e-Card on the mSAFRA mobile application.
 
10. Why do I have to wait eight weeks after registration for my PREP4NS membership to be confirmed?

This is to allow for the necessary verification process, to ensure the gym membership is given only to eligible Pre-enlistees.
 
11. I have registered for the PREP4NS membership but I did not receive the email and SMS notification after eight weeks. What should I do?

Please contact us at prep4NS@safra.sg or WhatsApp us at 9199 4054, from Mondays to Fridays between 0900hrs to 1800hrs.
 
12. Can I transfer my PREP4NS membership to my family member(s)? Can I exchange my SAFRA E1 gym membership for cash?

The PREP4NS membership is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable for cash.
 
13. Why is the PREP4NS membership valid only for a year?

The PREP4NS serves to encourage Pre-Enlistees to use E1 gym facilities and improve or maintain their fitness in preparation for their enlistment. MINDEF and SAFRA will review the trial of the one-year membership thereafter, before deciding whether to make the initiative permanent.
 
14. When will I be able to start using the SAFRA E1 gyms?

Successful registrants will be able to use the SAFRA E1 gyms upon receipt of the email and SMS notification. The use of SAFRA E1 gym facilities is subject to the successful completion of the Get Active Questionnaire (GAQ) Form. Please visit https://go.gov.sg/prep4ns for the full Terms and Conditions.
 
15. What can I enjoy with the PREP4NS membership?

The PREP4NS membership allows you to enjoy:
Access to any of the six SAFRA E1 Gyms located island-wide during the following hours*:
» Weekdays: 0630 – 1700hrs and 2230 – 0100hrs
» Weekends: 0630 – 1300 hrs and 2000 – 0100hrs
Wide range of state-of-the-art fitness equipment
Free group classes to prepare for IPPT
Access to SAFRA swimming pools**
Jacuzzi^ and Steam rooms
Shower facilities, clean towels and lockers

*The hours may be subject to future adjustments.
**Swimming Pools are available at all SAFRA clubhouses except SAFRA Punggol.
^ Jacuzzi facilities are available at all SAFRA E1 gyms except SAFRA Tampines.
 
16. What is the difference between the PREP4NS membership and SAFRA E1 gym term membership?

Pre-Enlistees who sign up for the PREP4NS membership can only access any of the six SAFRA E1 gyms during the following hours:
Weekdays: 0630 – 1700hrs and 2230 – 0100hrs
Weekends: 0630 – 1300 hrs and 2000 – 0100hrs

The PREP4NS membership hours to access the gyms may be subject to future adjustments.

Members who sign up for the SAFRA E1 gym term membership can access all six gyms during the operating hours with no timing restrictions.
 
17. Where are the SAFRA E1 gyms located?

SAFRA E1 gyms are located at all SAFRA clubhouses island-wide.
SAFRA Jurong (6686 4310)
SAFRA Mount Faber (6377 3678)
SAFRA Punggol (6585 8781)
SAFRA Tampines (6788 8427)
SAFRA Toa Payoh (6355 4560)
SAFRA Yishun (6852 8216)
 
18. I have some existing medical issues, which I have declared during my Pre-Enlistment medical screening. Must I still share the information with SAFRA E1 Gym?

As MINDEF does not share Pre-Enlistees’ medical information with SAFRA, you will still be required to declare your medical condition to the E1 gym administrator on your first visit to any of the SAFRA E1 gyms.
 
19. Will the SAFRA E1 gyms have medical facilities nearby? Are the E1 gym personnel trained to handle medical situations?

SAFRA E1 gyms are equipped with First Aid kits and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), and the trainers are trained and certified in Standard First Aid, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and usage of AED.
 
20. Why do I need to include personal data in the registration form? Is my personal data secure?

Your personal data will only be used by MINDEF and SAFRA for the verification of your eligibility and the administration of the one year complimentary SAFRA E1 gym membership. Your data will not be shared with any other party.
 
21. I have a question. How can I contact you?

For enquiries, please contact us at prep4NS@safra.sg or WhatsApp us at 9199 4054, from Mondays to Fridays between 0900hrs to 1800hrs.
 
 
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