It’s time to switch up your workout routine with a visit to a climbing gym in Singapore! Rock climbing has climbed (hah!) its way up the ranks to become the next biggest workout alternative and is believed to be one of the best full-body workouts to break a sweat with. Whether you’re new to the climbing scene or seeking new grounds to showcase your climbing stunts, these climbing gyms will surely rock your world!
1. Fit Bloc
Never attempted rock climbing before? Don’t sweat it for you’re in good hands at Fit Bloc! This climbing gym in Singapore caters to climbers of all experience levels. Learn the basic techniques of climbing with Fit Bloc’s Beginner classes or Basic Climbing Techniques classes for bouldering. Experienced climbers can sign up for the Intermediate Climbing and Antagonist Training Classes to push their skills to the next level.
But that’s not all there is to Fit Bloc. This climbing gym also has a yoga studio, swimming pool, hot sauna and… a co-working space! Make your way down to Fit Bloc the next time you’re craving for a good workout in the middle of a long workday — we won’t tell your boss!
Address: The Oasis, 87 Science Park Drive, #03-02, S(118260)
Mon – Fri: 10am – 11pm
Sat – Sun: 10am – 9pm
2. The Rock School
Founded by two climbing enthusiasts from sports climbing and sports science backgrounds, you can be sure that The Rock School knows exactly what they’re doing. Their state-of-art climbing facility at Our Tampines Hub boasts 25 lanes of top-rope, 10 lead climbing walls and a 4.5m high boulder wall perfect for climbers of varying competencies.
Bored of climbing the same routes all the time? This won’t be an issue at The Rock School, where routes are refreshed every week. Want to get your kids involved? Sign your little spider monkeys up at the flagship outlet in Bedok Community Centre, for a two-hour Fun Climb class or the Double Up class for both parents and child!
Address: Bedok Community Centre, 850 New Upper Changi Road, #01-06, S(467352)
Mon – Tues: Group bookings only
Thurs – Fri: 1pm – 9pm
Sat – Sun: 10am – 7pm
Check out the Tampines location here
3. Boulder Movement Singapore
Is your fear of heights holding you back from a good climb? Instead of the regular rock climbing walls that are 25m tall or higher, bouldering involves a much shorter wall. The best part about bouldering is that you no longer need to be restrained by harnesses and ropes — it’s just you and the wall. Ready to pull yourself up to the test? Head over to Boulder Movement, a climbing gym in Singapore that aims to spread the joy of bouldering to more people.
As CBD’s first climbing facility, Boulder Movement’s strategic location is not its only unique selling point. The climbing gym also has an experienced and passionate team that’s always ready to guide climbers to new heights. Don’t forget to participate in the HIIT or yoga classes provided in the gym to give your boul-D a good workout!
Address: Downtown Gallery, 6A Shenton Way, #B1-03, S(068815)
Tues – Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat: 10am – 8pm
Sun: 10am – 5pm
4. Onsight Climbing Gym
Onsight Climbing Gym’s huge facility may be intimidating to beginners, but it’s definitely a favourite climbing gym in Singapore for many hardcore climbers! Spanning a whopping 10,000sqft, this climbing gym features a 2,000sqft bouldering surface with 43 lanes and 100 over routes for the maximum climbing experience. There’s also a 15m speed climbing wall for those who aspire to be the Usain Bolt of climbing.
What would truly excite experienced climbers though, are the 11 lanes in the lead-wall zone. Lead climbing still involves a lead climber and a belayer, but the rope is no longer pre-attached to an anchor at the top of the route. Instead, the climber has to clip his rope periodically throughout his climb while the belayer provides extra rope for ascending. If lead climbing sounds like your cup of tea, make sure to sign up for Onsight Climbing Gym’s ABD practice sessions and lead climbing workshop. You’ll need a Level 2 certification to access the lead-wall zone.
Address: 100 Guillemard Road, #01-14, S(399718)
Mon – Fri: 11am – 10.30pm
Sat – Sun: 10am – 9pm
5. Climb Central
If you’ve visited Kallang Wave Mall, you definitely couldn’t have missed Climb Central’s towering rock climbing wall — the tallest indoor rock climbing wall in town.
New climbers will feel right at home at this climbing gym in Singapore, where more than half of the 46 lanes require no certification to scale. Can’t find someone to climb with you? Fret not, for there are 13 auto-belay lanes perfect for solo climbers. Moreover, the gym hosts a comprehensive safety briefing every 15 minutes for new climbers so you can get started on the walls as soon as you reach! If Kallang is far for you, you can find Climb Central in Novena Square and the spanking new Funan Mall!
Address: Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, #B1-01, S(397628)
Mon – Fri: 11am – 11pm
Sat – Sun: 9am – 9pm
Check out their other locations here
6. Ground Up Climbing Gym
Climbing doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby. At Ground Up Climbing Gym in Singapore, you can climb to your heart’s content with their budget-friendly rates. If you’re a frequent climber, 10 adult multi-passes will only set you back $120. Meanwhile, recreational climbers can enjoy the sport at $15 per session or take up the monthly season pass that starts from $80!
Aside from its affordable prices, Group Up Climbing Gym is also the gym to go to if you’d like to train for outdoor climbing. Aim to scale the European Alps? Head down to Ground Up Climbing gym to practice on their outdoor lead wall and learn from the experts there!
Address: 60 Tessensohn Road, Level 2, S(217664)
Mon: 5pm – 11pm
Tues – Thurs: 12pm – 11pm
Fri: 12pm – 10.30pm
Sat – Sun: 12pm – 10.30pm
7. Clip ‘n Climb
If you’re looking for a fun indoor playground for your kids, Clip ‘n Climb is the place to go! This one-of-a-kind climbing gym in Singapore packs 19 vibrant climbing challenges of varying difficulty — think a ‘Dry Ice’ wall that requires ice picks to ascend and a ‘Tree Trunk’ wall that only allows one-armed climbing.
Did we mention that you can throw your little one a memorable birthday party at Clip ‘n Climb? The kids will be thrilled with access to all the revolutionary climbing walls and laser quest activities (optional) at the party! With that said, Clip ‘n Climb is not only catered for kids but also for the young at heart, so start climbing today!
Address: HomeTeamNS Tampines, 1 Tampines Walk, #03-03, S(528523)
Mon – Thurs: 12pm – 9pm
Fri – Sun: 10am – 11pm
8. Kinetics Climbing
What can you not find in a shophouse these days? We certainly did not think a modern climbing paradise! Nestled in one of the shophouses on Serangoon Road is Kinetics Climbing, a climbing gym in Singapore that’s jam-packed with climbing varieties — think top rope walls, bouldering walls and a shop for all your climbing gear.
Kinetics Climbing welcomes all to join with eight types of classes for kids and adults. Besides Beginner classes, the gym also provides Adult Improver classes and Climbing Kinetics classes to hone your climbing techniques and help you progress onto more challenging circuits!
Address: 511 Serangoon Road, S(218153)
Mon: 4pm – 10pm
Tues – Fri: 1pm – 10pm
Sat – Sun: 10pm – 7pm
9. Climbers Laboratory
What happens when you combine the coolest technology with climbing? You get augmented reality rock climbing, the hottest exercise in town! An augmented climbing wall interacts with your movement and features a variety of games to encourage climbers to move in all directions on the wall. Sounds like your kind of fun? Then, you’ve got to make your way down to Climbers Laboratory!
This climbing gym in Singapore also houses several thematic walls such as box climbing and mirror climbing that’s bound to be thrilling for both adults and kids! All the fun and games aside, serious climbers will also settle in nicely at the indoor top-rope, lead climbing and bouldering walls.
Address: PUB Recreation Club, 48 Woodleigh Park, S(357844)
Tues – Fri: 2pm – 10pm
Sat – Sun: 10am – 7pm
Looking for other fitness alternatives? Strengthen your kicks these Muay Thai gyms in town or go for something less intense, such as these yoga classes in Singapore! If you can’t make it to any of these fitness classes, why not bring the exercise to you! Gear up with these home gym equipment and break a sweat with our 15-minute home workout routine.
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