By Jasmine Wee
Aside from going to the gym, there are a lot of other lifestyle activities that we can do to improve our health and this includes rock climbing ventures which are usually found as a part of gym exercise. This activity will not only help us to stay fit but it will also enhance our instincts and body reflexes. Once we have started climbing, we must know which way to go to reach the top and our body must also be able to support our tactics. Hence, it is not only a matter of physical strength but it is also a battle of the mind. To enjoy adventurous and exciting exercises, take a look at these best bouldering facilities in Singapore!
1. Kinetics Climbing
|BEST FOR||Basic and Advanced Climbing Classes|
|ADDRESS||511 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218153|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 6291 5045|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – 4pm–10pm
Tuesday to Friday – 1pm–10pm
Saturday and Sunday – 10am–7pm
For those who love refreshing and challenging activities, Kinetics Climbing has all the levels that range from basic up to the most difficult phases. Not being stuck in the same routine over and over again is much more exciting, right? Each course is equipped with top-roped climbing walls for a safe and secured training environment. With their well-trained instructors, both beginners and professionals will be able to learn and improve their tactics. They will also help you determine which route is suitable for your current capability so you can be sure that you’ll be able to handle the courses very well.
- One-stop gear shop for climbing equipment needs
- Exclusive private coaching
- Climbing consultancy including wall design and building services
Whether it is a family gathering, friends bonding or a corporate team building, most of Kinetic Climbing customers have been very satisfied with their guidance, facilities, and overall service. A reviewer from Google Reviews wrote this top-rated feedback:
“Took my SNCS Level 1 course here. Instructor Brandon was patient and very detail oriented. He ensured that we were confident and proficient before proceeding with the lesson plan.”
2. Climb Central Singapore
|BEST FOR||Accessible Set-ups and Locations|
Climb Central is the perfect choice for those who just simply want to try rock climbing and cross off the activity to their bucket list! In just less than 30 minutes of briefing about the safety procedures, you can now climb your way up to the top and test your abilities. For those who want to learn the techniques properly, they have introductory classes to guide you. Their locations are quite accessible too so you can choose which one is closest to your residence.
- Kids club
- Private events for birthday parties and corporate gatherings
- Membership perks
Climb Central provides its customers with a comfortable ambiance that will help the first-timers to feel relaxed and calm during their sessions. They have a supportive community that will help you achieve more than what you expect. A customer has enjoyed the experience and left this 5-star rated review on Google Reviews:
“I’ve been here a number of times now with my brother and I thoroughly enjoy climbing here. There are several auto-belay routes and a large range of open routes, all graded. There is a separate wall for lead belays. I’ve been during the week and at the weekend and whilst it is certainly busier at the weekend, I’ve never had to wait too long to use a wall. They have also started limiting the number of people in during peak times. A great place to climb.”
3. Boulder Movement
|BEST FOR||Traditional Climbing Classes With A Twist|
|ADDRESS||Downtown Gallery 6A Shenton Way #B1-03 Singapore 068815|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 6817 8340|
5:00pm – 10:00pm
Tuesday – Friday:
11:00am – 10:00pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays:
9:00am – 8:00pm
Boulder Movement encourages a lot of people to try rock climbing because it is a full-body workout that will certainly lessen your calorie intake in such a short period of time. The introductory classes include safety instructions, and basic techniques and etiquettes. They also offer personal training if you want to take the activity into a whole new level and learn more new strategies. Great amenities such as showers and changing rooms, free WIFI, charging stations, and even a retail shop are all part of their services. Only 13 years old and above are allowed to register.
- Free introductory session upon purchase of entry
- Affordable 2-week trial classes
- Convenient amenities
Boulder Movement has captured the interests and loyalty of many customers because of their excellent facilities, instructors., and various wall climbing options. Licheng Wu is very much impressed with their accommodations and services which made her expressed these thoughts on Google Reviews:
“Great climbing gym with problems for beginners and experts alike! Bought a 2 week unlimited trial pass here and love the vibes of the place. Well-equipped with clean showers and changing rooms. Towels and soap are provided so it’s pretty convenient.Also the staff here are really friendly and willing to help if you are facing any trouble!”
4. Boulder World
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|BEST FOR||Bouldering Classes for Adults and Kids|
|ADDRESS||10 Eunos Road 8, SingPost Centre #01-205, BoulderWorld|
|CONTACT DETAILS||6917 7783|
|OPERATING HOURS||Weekdays: 10am-1o:30pm
Weekend/Public Holiday: 10am-9:00pm
Boulder World is being managed by a group of climbing professionals who are well-experienced when it comes to actual climbing surfaces. They have offered services for adults and kids. Flash League is the signature competition that they established to motivate the climbers with challenging routes and delightful rewards. Rates will be based on the kind of pass that you have which are all at reasonable prices.
- Fitness and wellness program
- Event planning and management
Boulder World is the ideal choice for the whole family for they have all the climbing levels for both adults and kids. You can rest assured that all the ropes and safety instructions are to be managed by professional climbing instructors. A reviewer from Google Reviews wrote:
“Great place to start bouldering. They offer discover classes, beginner and advanced packs. Teachers are very helpful and the staff super nice. They also have free yoga classes”
5. Onsight Climbing Gym
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|BEST FOR||World-class Climbing Experience|
|ADDRESS||100 Guillemard Road, #01-14, Singapore 399718|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 6348 8272|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Friday – 11am–10:30pm
Saturday to Sunday – 10am–9pm
Onsight Climbing Gym has the largest area for indoor climbing activities which features a wide range of courses that will hype up your instincts and strengthen your body and mind. Their sessions are for all ages so you can bring your children and let them see a unique type of exercise. Apart from services for individuals, they also offer programs for schools and corporations that want to celebrate the greatness of unity and teamwork.
- Sport climbing courses
- Coaching and training services
- Retail shop for equipment and apparel
With Onsight Climbing Gym’s many different types of routes, customers keep on coming back for more. A reviewer gave this positive feedback on Google Reviews:
“Great gym with top rope and bouldering options. The place is spacious, clean and has many routes (which are changed pretty regularly) for climbers of all levels. Staff are friendly and really helpful too. One of my fav places to climb and I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in climbing :)”
6. Let ‘em Play
|BEST FOR||Augmented Reality Climbing / Bouldering (AR Climbing)|
|ADDRESS||18 Boon Lay Way, #01-100, Spore 609966. (Behind Tradehub 21 McDonald’s)|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(65) 6266 6125|
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon ~ Fri: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
* Last entry timing : 5:00 pm
(For visits 6pm to 9pm on weekdays, refer to “Contact Us“.)
Sat & Sun: 8:30 am to 8:30 pm
* Last entry timing : 7:30 pm
Let ‘em Play focuses on bringing excitement for the children to enjoy various activities and let them experience a unique way of having fun even with indoor facilities. They have a total of five fun rock climbing walls that will keep the kids entertained as they climb all the way through the top. The main highlight of their activities is the Augmented Reality Climbing / Bouldering (AR Climbing) which is said to be the first gaming platform for climbing walls. It is an interactive game that combines graphics and body tracking to provide a unique and amusing experience.
- Holiday camps for kids
- Robotics classes
- Orienteering games
Have been awarded as Best of Best Family-Friendly Products and Services for their activities and programs that make the bond of a family stronger and healthier. A reviewer complimented the thoughtful and attentive staff and wrote this on Google Reviews:
“I was there 28 Dec, 2pm to 3.30 pm with my 2 girls. I wanted to give kudos to the 2 staff there! Because there was a big group of kiddos that came in and required a lot of attention everywhere! And the two guys were climbing and jumping up/down making sure every kid was safe. They were super patient too! Great experience.”
7. Clip ‘n Climb
|BEST FOR||Action-packed Rock Climbing|
|ADDRESS||1 Tampines Walk #03-03 (Our Tampines Hub) Singapore 528523|
|CONTACT DETAILS||6705 9410 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – Thursday 12pm to 9pm
Friday, Saturday, School Holiday and Eve of Public Holiday 10am – 11pm
If you want an unforgettable rock climbing experience, then look no further than Clip ‘n Climb. It’s a rock climbing theme park filled with exciting activities that can be enjoyed by climbers of all ages.
If you haven’t tried rock climbing before, then worry no more because it has a total of 19 fun climbing challenges with varying difficulties to cater to beginners and more experienced climbers. Professional climbers may even practice for competitions here at Clip ‘n Climb.
What makes Clip ‘n Climb stand out from other rock climbing theme parks is its use of abstract theme and strong colours to make rock climbing a stimulating experience for everyone. It also prioritises everyone’s welfare, so rest assured that you’re in safe hands while inside its premises.
- Party packages
- Group packages
- Safe facilities
Here’s what customers have to say about the experienced they had at Clip ‘n Climb:
“I went at the last session (9-10.30pm). My friend and I came late and the staff were so keen to guide us through everything quickly and concisely so that we can maximise our climbing time. They staffs are very encouraging and friendly!! There were also nobody else around so we had the whole space to us which is so awesome.”
“Went on a weekend at around 9.00pm and whole climbing area was cleared so my friend and I were very lucky to get the whole place to ourselves! Professional and fun staff looking out for us and guiding whenever we didn’t know which next step to take. Variety of fun walls (if you go at night they on the disco lights and edm lols) which make it more unique than normal rock climbing! Would recommend for fun hangout with friends, might be too easy if you’re a professional rock climber!”
If you are wondering if you are capable to try rock climbing activities or not, there’s no need to worry for all bouldering facilities have routes for both beginners and professionals. Have a glimpse at the locations, rates, and services of the gyms listed above and choose your best option!
Images are taken from each company’s official websites/social media.