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How Much Does It Cost To Play Sports In Singapore?

A comprehensive cheatsheet on where, when and how much it costs to get your game on.

 

Whether you are a sports enthusiast, a hobbyist itching to play some ball, or perhaps someone just looking to pick up some sports for a change, there has probably come a point in time where you were looking for how much it costs to rent sporting facilities in Singapore.

With new world-class sport hubs such as the OCBC Aquatic Centre and Arena, refurbished ActiveSG sporting complexes available in the heartlands, Singapore is teeming with sports facilities available to the public for recreational and community use. We compiled a list of popular sports, where you can play them, how to book these facilities, estimates of how much it costs to rent the facilities and equipment required to get started. You’d be surprised – the cost isn’t as inhibitive as most people may pres

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#1 Football and Futsal

 

The Cage

Location:

  • Kallang (5-a-side)
  • Sports Park @ Turf City (5, 7, 11-a-side)

Facilities: 5, 7 and 11-a-side pitches available.

Book online here. If you wish to make bookings within 24 hours or beyond 60 days, or on public holidays, you can make a booking or an enquiry by contacting them at +65 6344 9345 from 10am to 11pm daily.

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, check out their website.

The Cage, Kallang (5-a-side)

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The Cage, Turf City (5, 7-a-side)

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ActiveSG

Locations: Various schools, stadiums, fields, futsal centres and street soccer courts throughout Singapore. The full list can be found here.

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, check out their website. To book a field, you will have to login to the ActiveSG membership system. It is fairly simple to sign up for an ActiveSG membership, and it can be done so here.

5-a-side Artificial Field (per 2 hours per field)

11-a-side Field (per 2 hours per field)

School Field (per 2 hours per field)

Street Soccer (per hour per court)

#2 Ice Skating

Kallang Ice World (Kallang Leisure Park)

Location: 5 Stadium Walk, #03-08, Singapore 397693

Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 10am – 10pm

Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holidays: 10am – 12 midnight

Public Holidays: 9am – 10pm

Fees: There are no set session times, so how much you pay depends on how long you intend to stay in the rink. Make sure to manage your time well, because staying longer than intended will incur overtime charges of $4 (per child) 5 (per adult) an hour.

The Rink (JCube)

With an Olympic-size ice-skating rink, complete with a spectator gallery, the Rink is arguably the most popular of the three best known skating rinks in Singapore.

Location: JCube Level 3

Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 10am – 10pm

Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holidays: 10am – 12 midnight

Public Holidays: 9am – 10pm

Facilities: Skating boots, gloves, socks, skating aids and lockers are available. If you bring your own gloves and socks, you will be able to save $4.

Fees:

#3 Water Sports (Canoeing, Kayaking, Pedal Boating & Dragon Boating)

Water Sports Centre at Singapore Sports Hub

With a wide variety of water sports, such as kayaking, canoeing, pedal boating and dragon boating, the Water Sports Centre is open to all, and rents out their boats on a walk-in basis.

If you are looking to dip your toes in the sport to try things out, the Water Sports Centre has orientation programmes available for kayaking and dragon boating, as well as personal skill award courses for canoeing.

Location: 8 Stadium Walk, 397699

Opening Hours:

Mondays to Sundays: 7am to 8pm

Public Holidays: 7am to 10pm

Facilities: Boat rentals for kayaking, canoeing, pedal boating and dragon boating. Conducted on a walk-in basis only, which means no reservations are allowed.

 

Kayak, Canoe and Pedal Boat Rental Fees:

(Source) *Prices marked with asterisks are applicable to Singapore Citizens and PRs. Do remember to bring a valid photo ID to get these prices.

 

Dragon Boat Rental Fees:

 

People’s Association Water-Venture Centres

Water-Ventures (WVs) are a platform initiated by the People’s Association, for the community to bond together through adventure and water sports. Like the Water Sports Centre, WVs have plenty of courses and activities for kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, dragon boating, power boating, sea rafting, bell boating and pedal boating.

Note: Not every type of boats are available at every WV, and some boats may require certain certification (e.g. 1 Star Certification is required for closed deck canoes).

Locations:

  • Sea: Changi, East Coast, Pasir Ris, Sembawang
  • Reservoir: Bedok Reservoir, Lower Seletar Reservoir, PAssion WaVe @ Marine Bay

Note: Lower Seletar WV currently operates as a satellite training centre. Public rentals are only available on Wednesday (2pm to 6pm), Saturday and Sunday (7am to 7pm).

Opening Hours:

Wednesdays: 2pm to 6pm

Thursdays to Sundays: 9.30am to 6.00pm

Open on all public holidays (except New Year’s Day, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Hari Raya Puasa, Christmas and National Day).

Rental Fees (per person):

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Rental Fees (per boat):

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#4 Squash

SAFRA

Locations: SAFRA Tampines, SAFRA Toa Payoh

Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 1am

Fees: Online booking for courts are available 7 days in advance. To book a court online, you will have to be a SAFRA member.

SAFRA Tampines Fees (not inclusive of GST):

SAFRA Toa Payoh Fees (not inclusive of GST):

ActiveSG

Locations: Various squash centres and sports halls in Singapore. The full list can be found here.

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, check out their website. To book a court, you will have to login to the ActiveSG membership system. It is fairly simple to sign up for an ActiveSG membership, and it can be done so here.

#5 Tennis

ActiveSG

Locations: Various tennis courts and centres in Singapore. The full list can be found here.

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, check out their website. To book a court, you will have to login to the ActiveSG membership system. It is fairly simple to sign up for an ActiveSG membership, and it can be done so here.

#6 Badminton

ActiveSG

Locations: Various sports complexes and school halls across Singapore. The full list can be found here.

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, check out their website. To book a court, you will have to login to the ActiveSG membership system. It is fairly simple to sign up for an ActiveSG membership, and it can be done so here.

#7 Swimming

ActiveSG

Locations: Various swimming complexes across Singapore. The full list can be found here.

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, check out their website. To book a court, you will have to login to the ActiveSG membership system. It is fairly simple to sign up for an ActiveSG membership, and it can be done so here.

OCBC Aquatic Centre

Fees: For more detailed information on the rates, or to book a competitive or training lane, you can go to their website.

Opening Hours:

7am – 10pm

Peak hours: Weekdays (7am – 6pm)

Non-peak hours: Weekdays (6pm – 10pm), weekends & PH (7am – 10pm)

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#8 Rockclimbing

Onsight

Location: 100 Guillemard Road

Opening Hours:

Mondays and Fridays: 11am to 10pm

Tuesdays to Thursdays: 11am to 11pm

Weekends and PH: 10am to 9pm

Facilities: Bouldering walls, lead and speed climbing walls. Climbing equipment available for rental.

Fees: For more details on their rates and equipment rental policies, check out their website.

Concession rates apply to students aged 20 and below, MOE teachers, NSFs and SIA staff, before 6pm on weekdays and all day on weekends and public holidays.

 

Climb Central

Location: Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, B1-01

Opening Hours:

Weekdays: 11am to 11pm

Weekends and Public Holidays: 9am to 9pm

Facilities: No certification is required to climb more than half of the 46 available lanes at Climb Central. There are 13 auto-belay lanes available.

Fees: Children have to be at least 5 years old, weigh more than 20kg, with a minimum height of 1.1m.

While this list is not exhaustive, do note that the value of each sporting facility will vary according to your sporting abilities, time spent and skill level. Consider the costs and benefits of the deals available, to decide how you can get the most bang for your buck when booking these sporting facilities.

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