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Singapore Sports Hub Opening

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Singapore Sportshub Opening

The Singapore Sports Hub opened its doors to the public on 30 June 2014. A fully-integrated sports, entertainment and lifestyle hub, the 35-hectare venue (think the size of 50 football fields) which cost $1.3billion to build includes world-class facilities like an Olympic-sized aquatic centre, multi-purpose arena and a water sports centre complete with a diving pool. It also houses a cluster of lifestyle facilities such as the Kallang Wave shopping mall, restaurants, skate park, lawn bowl green, climbing wall, beach volleyball court, hard courts, and even a sports library with a respectable 80,000 books on sports, health and fitness as well as the Singapore Sports Museum showcasing the local history of sports.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Let’s explore!

Singapore Sportshub Opening

First, a photo with Nila the 28th Sea Games mascot

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Fancy exercising to the tune of Kpop?

Singapore Sportshub Opening

This is what I call luxury exercise – a little girl does the hula-hoop with her fans – fanning her. I also want.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Singapore Sportshub Opening

I spot a giant! Wonder hows the air up there…

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Sports buffs can look forward to tryouts for various sports with equipment and guidance from coaches held every weekend. Booking is required for some of the facilities and guided tours.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

There are two sand courts along the waterfront where you can play beach volleyball or sports such as futsal, rugby and netball. What’s more awesome if that they are free for use, but booking is required.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

This extreme sport looked very fun, reminds me of the olden-days kungfu masters

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Let the games begin

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Sports is for everyone, irregardless of age! This couple looks so adorable :)

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Behold the crown jewel of the Singapore Sport Hub – the highly-anticipated National Stadium. Very much a Singaporean icon, it currently holds the record for being the largest dome structure in the world at 312 metres in diameter – and being the only one in the world which can host four different sports – rugby, cricket, football and athletics – by reconfiguring its 55,000 seats.

What’s more, it boasts of a retractable roof which also doubles up as a giant projector screen! It is able to close in about 20 minutes, allowing a match to go on regardless of the weather. Very Singaporean-kiasu in spirit indeed lol. A 1 1/2-hour tour of the stadium is available on selected days. Booking is required and a fee will be charged.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Watch a water polo competition or swimming and diving games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre. The aquatic centre can hold up to 6,000 spectators and matches are broadcast on a giant LED screen. On non-event days, the pools are open to the public with an entry fee.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Water polo match in action

Singapore Sportshub Opening

There’s something about men going after a ball that appeals to everyone…on water or on ground.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Synchronised Swimming

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Legs Parade

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Hello! :)

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Having fun with ping pong

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Show your marksmanship with archery

Singapore Sportshub Opening

Play indoor sports such as badminton, boxing, judo, netball and volleyball at the OCBC Arena, a multi- purpose indoor hall.

Singapore Sportshub Opening

With such a fab city view, I find no reason not to start exercising!

Singapore Sports Hub
Add: 2 Stadium Walk
Website: www.sportshub.com.sg
Tel: 6653 8900
How to Get There:
Train: Stadium (nearest), Mountbatten and Kallang (10-15mins walking)
Buses: 10, 11, 14, 16, 70, 70M & 196

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