If you have a really active child, the first thing every parent thinks of is to help them burn off energy through exercise and sporty activities. After all, all that built-up energy needs an outlet.
Apart from taking your high-energy kids out to the park, you can also take them out to somewhere novel every now and then. These venues range from indoor playgrounds to laser tag, and will definitely keep your hyper kids entertained.
1. Combat Zone
You and your kids can have a whole load of fun in an indoor air-conditioned shooting arena with NERF blasters. The minimum number of persons to play is 2, and the maximum is 10. It is suitable for kids and adults of all ages. Best of all, it is a painless alternative to paintball because the NERF guns fire foam darts and foam balls.
Photo: Combat Zone
Rest assured that their battle arena is safe with carpeted floors, safety googles for game play, face masks and sufficient obstacles to take cover. Furthermore, there will be a safety briefing prior to the start of the game. Combat Zone has a strong commitment to safety so that you and your kids can have fun strategising, running, shooting and ducking without risks.
Address: 2 Orchard Link, #03-06, Singapore 237978
Contact: 6634 2008
2. Let Em Play
For a long time, rock climbing was a rather lonely, solo activity. But with Augmented Reality Bouldering, you can now engage in a friendly pinball competition with your friends and kids… while being on the rock wall.
You might have seen this trending on social media a few weeks back, which has garnered a lot of interest and excitement. Let Em Play had made it available in Singapore, so your hyper kids can look forward to this challenging activity.
Address: 18 Boon Lay Way, #01-100, Singapore 609966.
Contact: 6266 6125
3. Bounce Inc
Your kids can unleash their free spirits at Singapore’s largest trampoline park. You might think it is just mere jumping and bouncing at Bounce Inc — so, what’s special?
Photo: Bounce Inc
The main stage, Free Jumping Area, has 28 interconnected trampolines and even angled banked walls. Your kids aren’t just jumping up and down, they can rebound off the corners too. It’s like parkour but made soft, safe and easy for you and your kids.
Address: Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road, #09-01, Singapore 239695
Contact: 6816 2879
In this state-of-the-art indoor laser tag arena, you try to score the most points by tagging targets and opponents while maneuvering within a maze. There are potential encounters with mines en-route to your objectives, so you and your kids have to avoid getting shot too!
The blue and purple neon lights makes LaserOPS gives a futuristic feel to the arena. To add to the thrilling atmosphere, there are smoke effects and game sounds too. You’re sure to have a great family bonding time over a game of laser tag.
Address: 60A Orchard Road, B1-04/05/06, Singapore 238890
Contact: 6884 4890 or 8375 4143
5. The Rink
Are your active children always dreaming of a Frozen experience? The ice skating rink in Singapore is perfect, and it is a good form of exercise too!
Photo: The Rink
There are Learn-to-Skate programmes available at The Rink. Even if you and your kids are new to this sport, you can all pick up the sport as a family. Your active kids just might even fall in love with it!
6. Rhythm in Me
Rhythm in Me started a family class was started for a number of reasons where families can bond every week through music, dancing and various activities.
The structure and content of the family class does not differ extensively from the other classes: there will still be singing, dancing, rhymes, vocalization and improvisation. But, of course, the activities will cater to the wide age range. Not only will your hyper kids enjoy moving along to the music, it is a great way to spend 45 minutes of family time without interruptions or distractions.
Address: Depot Heights Shopping Centre 108, Depot Road, #02-01, Singapore 100108
Contact: 9325 6653
7. Climb Central
Climb Central believes that climbing is for everyone, so it is a beginner-friendly venue for your hyper children.
Contact: 6702 7972