Some people may talk about Sengkang and Punggol as if they were mythical locations situated at the ends of the Earth. I don’t know about you, but that’s a pretty unfair representation if you ask me!
Far from being isolated areas, did you know that Sengkang and Punggol are actually pretty happening places? If you’re a resident of Sengkang and Punggol, exciting family-friendly activities are literally just a stone’s throw away from your doorstep! Say goodbye to boring weekends spent stuck at home wondering how to appease your little ones. No more resigned sighing as the whole family is stuck at a familiar yet uninteresting haunt yet again. With so much to do in Sengkang and Punggol, you can create wonderful memories together with your family effortlessly. From prawning to picnics to even riding horses (yes, you read that right, horses!), we take you through 5 of the most exciting activities you can do with your entire family right here in Sengkang and Punggol. Read on!
Go Prawning with Your Family at Hai Bin Prawning
Who says you can’t fish in Singapore? Enjoy the whole process of prawning right here in the heart of Sengkang and Punggol. In today’s day and age where children are often inundated with way too much screen time (tv, phones, iPads, the list goes on and on!), prawning is a good way to get them off their electronic devices! As you wait for the prawns to be caught, take the time to catch up with your children. It’s a great way to tighten your family bonds!
Apart from chatting with your family and deepening relationships, you’ll also be rewarded with good food! After you catch your prawns, you get to grill them immediately after at the barbequing area. Talk about enjoying the fruits (or should I say, prawns) of your labour!
This popular spot is not only enjoyed by families but also couples on a date, or even just groups of friends catching up! Open 24/7, you don’t have to worry about not being able to fit this activity in your schedule at all.
Admission fees are pretty affordable too. An hour of prawning will set you back by $18. 2 hours will cost you $28. Lastly, a 3-hour spot is priced at $33. Prices are definitely cheaper if you prawn for longer so do take that into consideration!
Location: 6 Tebing Lane, #01-04, Singapore 828835
Operating Hours: 24/7
Have a Whale of a Time at Splash @ Kidz Amaze
Did you know that the LARGEST indoor water playground in Singapore is located in right here in Punggol? At 23,000 square feet, Splash @ Kidz Amaze guarantees visitors an amazing time of their lives. Things you can expect include thrilling water slides, a gigantic water bucket that excites kids to no end and also relaxing wading pools. Oh, and did I mention that there are eight play deck and even a themed splash pad? There’s simply so much to try and do here and it’s definitely a good option for a fun day out with the family.
Location: 9 Sentul Crescent, Punggol SAFRA, Level 3, Singapore 828654
Operating Hours: 1.00pm – 7.00pm (weekdays), 10.00am – 9.00pm (weekends)
* During the school holidays, opening hours are at 10.00am on weekdays.
Play Futsal at Uber Sports
Most Singaporean families typically spend their day out either in shopping malls shopping or in shopping malls eating. While the air-conditioned environment of the malls is certainly tempting, and so is the lure of good food, why not try something a little different for your next family outing?
At Punggol, you and your family can enjoy a wholesome game of Futsal at Uber Sports! This facility is open 24 hours and 7 days a week, meaning that you can enjoy a game quite literally whenever you want to! What’s more, Uber Sports is equipped with the full facilities needed to ensure a safe game. This includes safety nettings and sheltered pitches.
Apart from bonding with your family, you get to reap the health benefits of being active as well!
Location: 6 Tebing Lane, #01-05, Sports Hub Punggol, Singapore 828835
Operating Hours: 24/7
Giddy-up! Ride a Horse at Punggol Ranch
Gift your family an unforgettably experience of riding a horse. You don’t have to travel all the way to the Singapore Zoo to come close and personal to horses. Gallop Stables @ Punggol Ranch offers semi-private one-to-one lessons for beginners. Prices begin at $65 on weekends. If you’re an NSmen, rejoice for you can enjoy further discounts! Enjoy a 45-minute session at the incredible price of just $35 each when you sign up together with at least 3 other NSmen on weekdays. Remember to bring your ID along!
Location: Gallop Stables @ Punggol Ranch 900 Punggol Road
Monday to Friday: 10.00am – 12.00pm, 2.00pm – 7.00pm
Weekends: 10.00am – 7.00pm
Enjoy the Tranquillity of Nature with Your Family
Sengkang and Punggol are often espoused as wonderful hubs of nature and biodiversity. Indeed, these two areas are home to some really great parks. Notably, the Punggol Waterway Park is one of the more well-known green spaces in the area.
You can enjoy a wide variety of activities with your family in the park. Take a leisurely stroll together – chat, joke, banter as you admire the flora and fauna in the park. Don’t forget to keep a look out for otters! These adorable creatures are sometimes spotted in the park and they’re sure to brighten your day!
At the sand and water recreation areas, you can engage your little ones in exciting play. If you can ride a bicycle, why not enjoy a scenic ride through the park? You can also bring a ball, badminton rackets, frisbee etc. (anything you enjoy really!) along and enjoy sports with your family too.