1.Henderson Waves & the Southern Ridges Walk
Henderson Rd, 159557
Henderson Waves is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore, connecting Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park. Standing 36 metres above Henderson Road, it has a striking wave-like structure. The best way to explore the bridge is by taking a hike as part of the Southern Ridges Walk, a five-kilometre hiking trail that takes you through three major parks: Kent Ridge Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Mount Faber Park.
2.The Karting Arena,
200 Turf Club Rd, #01-01B The Grandstand, 287994
Race around the track at top speeds of 50km an hour in a fun go-karting session. Electric powered karts make for great acceleration and handling. Grab a First Timer package and for $40 you’ll get a mandatory Race License, one Fun Karting Session and two Simulator sessions. Drivers must be aged nine years or older and at least 140cm tall. No bookings required.
#02-477, Suntec City (North Wing), 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1, 038989
This gigantic indoor activity park, hailing from Finland, includes over 20 activities in a 40,000 sq ft, two-storey venue. Adults are encouraged to get involved in the fun and games. Try your hand at the skate park, soccer, street basketball, trampolining, pedal car track, flying fox and tube slide. Tickets start from $22 per session. It’s quieter during weekdays and after 6pm.
4.Singapore Wake Park (SWP)
1206A ECP, 449891
Singapore’s only cable-ski park is built in a pretty lagoon at East Coast Park, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the East Coast Lagoon hawkers, with its wafting aromas of satay and local dishes. SWP’s friendly instructors will take you from wobbly beginner to confident rider in just one session. There are three levels of cable – one full loop for the experienced riders and two straight-line runs for novice and intermediate riders. Kids love it, and they can have a go from age six.
5.Singapore Dragon Boat Association (SDBA)
kallang River & Marina Channel
If you’re interested in this ancient paddling sport, the SDBA offers a Dragon Boat Orientation Program (DOP) led by an experienced trainer and steer. Suitable for team bonding, social clubs or a group of friends it covers a safety briefing, 90 minutes of on water practise and a 15-minute race (if there are more than two boats out).
6.Singapore Sports Hub
Stadium Drive, Kallang
Singapore Sports Hub offers regular free sports programmes like Zumba, Yoga or Cardio Blast, as well as beach volleyball, hard courts (futsal, basketball and netball) lawn bowls, Splash & Surf, giant chess, a skate park, running & cycling paths, water sports and boat hire, and lap swimming at the OCBC Aquatic Centre. It’s also home to the Singapore Youth Olympic Museum, Singapore Sports Museum and Sports Hub Library, and Shimano Cycling World.
Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, #B1-01, 397628 & Novena Square, 238 Thomson Rd,
Walk in and climb anytime at these towering indoor rock-climbing walls. First timers get a safety briefing and equipment set rental (shoes, harness) for $32, but when you return it drops to $22 for an unlimited day pass. Get your own gear, and it becomes an affordable workout! There are guided programmes for adults and kids, so you can learn the ropes from the experts.
8.Archery Club of Singapore
Field along Hougang Ave 6, next to Block 542, 530542
The Archery Club of Singapore is open to anyone who wants to learn how to hit the bullseye using a bow and arrow. The Basic and Intermediate Archery course takes small groups of 8-10 archers through their paces. Three guided two hour sessions, costs $80 per person. There are lots of options to progress to competition levels for keen beans.
9.FaMA Fitness and Martial Arts
#02-03 Clarke Quay, 3A River Valley Road, 179020
This martial arts studio offers over 110 classes a week in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Kids Martial Arts classes, catering to complete beginners, right up to seasoned competitors. There are also fitness classes, if you want to shake up your routine! The instructors are world class athletes and know their stuff.