Walls should not divide us; they are meant to be climbed. Well, everyone needs to start from somewhere, so don’t go crazy about being a novice in this sport because there are many boulder and rock climbing gyms that with their beginner courses that have you covered.
Rock climbing is a sport that not only gives you a life thrilling experience but also helps an individual to achieve the upper body stamina and strength. These prominent sports which were earlier only meant for the adventure junkies now have started to find its place in the heart of Singapore.
Let’s start our list of the top 15 rock climbing gyms in Singapore. Just to make it clear, they are in no particular order and we highly recommend every one of them.
The Rock School welcomes beginners of all ages. This is clear by the fact that their youngest climbers are from the four-year club. The most significant flex by the rock school is its continuously changing climbing routes. This ensures that the climber doesn’t get bored and also learns the important aspects of rock climbing, which are improvisation and adaptation.
Their double-up program is a great parent and child to-do-activity and can be an escape from the hectic world to nurture the bond between them. With the state of the art climbing facility, which includes 25 lanes of top-rope wall, ten lanes of lead walls, a free-standing 4.5-meter-tall bouldering area, and much more is more than enough to thrill anyone.
This is a one-of-a-kind climbing marvel with its young and dynamic climbing instructors residing in the ‘Our Tampines Hub’.
|Address||1 Tampines Walk, #02-81, Singapore 528523|
|Contact Details||6242 2106|
|Pricing||They have a variety of programs but the pricing begins at $20.|
|Timings||Mon-Fri: 11AM-10PM | Sat-Sun: 9AM-9PM|
They say that size matters, and the Boulder World takes that very seriously. That’s because it has been tagged as the largest bouldering gym in Singapore. Boulder World covers a whopping 7000 square feet and has something for everyone, be it a beginner or an advanced level athlete. You name it, and Boulder World has it.
Boulder world has a dedicated team of trained instructors who encourage novices to scale up without any harness and ropes. But don’t break out into a sweat, because the cushioned floor is there to save you.For the more advanced athletes, Boulder World tries to bring in new climbing techniques to improve your stamina and climbing heights.
Pssshhh!! Boulder world has a special ladies’ night every last Friday of the month where anyone can score a free pass with a girl pal at the price of one. So, what are you waiting for?
|Address||Singpost Centre, 10 Eunos Road 8, #01-205 Singapore, 408600|
|Contact Details||6917 7783|
|Pricing||A one-day entry pass costs $24.|
|Timings||Monday to Friday – 10 am – 10 pm, Saturday to Sunday – 10 am – 9 pm|
Ground Up Climbing is an ace spot for indoor rock climbing, outdoor lead climbing, and bouldering. Talking about great heights, Ground Up Climbing has five top rope lanes, 13 auto-belay lanes, and a bouldering gym for all age groups from children to senior residents.
With a dedicated team of more than 70 instructors, there is hardly any chance of a mishap occurring. Ground Up Climbing not only focuses on rock climbing but also gives its user insight into their fitness goals and health. They also house the Ninja Obstacle Course! Unleash your inner Ninja Warrior and test your agility and strength at Group Up Climbing.
So, it’s safe to say that one can expect the adventure of a lifetime, but don’t just go on words. Ground Up Climbing gives their novice users a trial experience under the careful guidance of their trainers.
|Address||60 Tessensohn Road [email protected] (Level 2, Singapore 217664)|
|Contact Details||6292 7701|
|Pricing||Different programs cost different but the general entry fee costs $22.|
|Timings||Mon: 5PM-11PM | Tue-Fri: 12PM-11PM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-9PM|
Kallang Wave Mall’s Climb Central, asks for no prior experience to climb its walls. With the tallest indoor air-conditioned rock face in Singapore which goes up to 16-metres high, Climb Central is an adventure-wrapped opportunity for the adventure junkies.
With the advanced safety protocols being followed in the Climb Central, even the most inexperienced climbers can reach new heights. Climb Central is not only famous for its 16 m wall or its safety measures, but it is also a home for 45 climbing lanes and 4-meter-high bouldering walls, which can give anyone a powerpack dose of adrenaline.
|Address||#B1-01 Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628|
|Contact Details||6702 7972|
|Pricing||A day pass will cost $22 SGD.|
|Timings||Mon-Fri: 11am-11pm | Sat-Sun: 9AM-9PM|
The next gym in the list is meant for self-conscious people, and that’s because it gives a feeling of solitude to its user. Sounds spooky? Well, it’s not situated away from the hustle-bustle of the central city. Still, Oyeyo’s location gives its users the perfect opportunity to challenge themselves and enjoy a sweat session after their long and tiring expedition.
The most significant flex of this gym is the hands-on experience given to the user to rubble about the basics of bouldering. The 3-meter wall allows the independent development of skills for the sport. But that isn’t all because Oyeyo Boulder Gym consists of 38 routes, obstacles, and walls, which will double up your fun for sure.
There’s also the Owls Brew next door, so you can unwind afterward with a pint of craft beer.
|Address||148 Mackenzie Road Singapore, Singapore 228724|
|Contact Details||+65 6996 2095|
|Pricing||There is a one-time registration of $10 and a one-day entry pass costs $16.|
|Timings||Mon-Fri: 1PM-11PM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-9PM|
Be it bouldering or top-rope climbing; kinetic gym got it covered. With its 2000 meters state-of-the-art bouldering wall; one can be sure of some excellent and challenging time ahead. The difficulty level of bouldering ranges from V0 to V12, and with its customizable route users are guaranteed to find some challenging climbs. The Kinetic Gym is home to climbers from all levels of experiences so one cannot feel left out.
Kinetic gym offers the SNCS Level 1 course for beginners, which includes the basic techniques and knowledge about equipment and climbing techniques. An added incentive to all of this is the shop that allows you to buy all the basic gear and accessories, including footholds with different profiles and sizes.
|Address||511 Serangoon Road, Singapore, 218153|
|Contact Details||+65 6291 5045|
|Pricing||A one-day entry costs $17.|
|Timings||Tue-Fri: 1PM-10PM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-7PM | Mon: 4PM-10PM|
7. Clip N Climb
Clip N Climb brings back those childhood memories of the famous game Tertis, and that’s because of its various different shaped and colored climbing boulders assembled.
The excellent color scheme drops the old-school climbing vibe and makes Clip N Climb stand out. Other than this, Clip N Climb also rolls in the glass climb wall, which helps to strengthen bonds, be it with a buddy or between a parent and child.
Clip N Climb acts as a morale booster for a child. Its instructors motivate him/her to climb independently, and even if they fall, they can always try back. Clip N Climb is home to 19 walls, with each having different vertical channels to keep up with the feel of excitement and adventure.
|Address||1 Tampines Walk, #03-03, Singapore 528523|
|Contact Details||+65 6705 9410|
|Pricing||A one-day pass costs $25.|
|Timings||Mon-Thur: 12PM-9PM | Fri-Sat: 10AM-11PM | Sun: 10AM-9PM|
Boulder Movement is a gym that is based only on bouldering activities but embodies a fun and inclusive space vibe. The basic idea behind the Boulder Movement is to let people get over their initial fear of falling over.
It is meant for the beginners, and that’s because the wall is just for 4 meters. It may sound really low but it gives a thrilling experience of climbing without any safety harness. The Boulder Movement facility also has 30 meters high walls, which is meant for the intermediate and advanced level climbers.
Boulder movement’s initial classes allow one to refine their upper and lower bouldering techniques while the advanced classes tells about pull strength and burst activation.
|Address||6A Shenton Way #B1-03 Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068815|
|Contact Details||6817 8341|
|Pricing||The daily pass costs $30.|
|Timings||Mon: 7PM-10PM | Tues-Fri: 11AM-10PM | Sat-Sun: 9.30AM-8PM|
Covering 2000 square feet of bouldering wall and climbing surfaces, this bouldering facility is dominated by rope and carabiner. With 43 lanes and more than 100 possible routes, the onsight climbing gym tests the analyzation and decision making ability of its user.
The 15-meter high wall is a perfect opportunity for the climbers to showcase their spidey senses and can be used for speed testing or bouldering. Novice climbers also don’t need to worry as the bouldering faculty got their back by providing them with the necessary beginner crash courses and the safety equipment. One is guaranteed to be in safe hands.
|Address||100, #01-14 Guillemard Rd, Singapore 399718|
|Contact||+65 6348 8272|
|Pricing||The day pass is priced at $20|
|Timings||Mon-Fri: 11AM-10.30PM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-9PM|
This bouldering gym literally can put even Spiderman in jeopardy. The outdoor bouldering facility homes a 25-meter rock wall with the easier one being at 18 meters for newbies. Other than this, there are 15-meter sport climbing walls, an 18-meter slab wall, and 18-meter chimney and crack walls.
SAFRA Adventure Sports Centre also has a 2 storey indoor bouldering gym for those that cannot stand small confiscated spaces that connect with a crushy ramp with 100 routes.
The individuals who dream to climb high heights but are not sure, can try SAFRA’s crack wall with chalks and hands and can get a real-life simulating experience of the situation.
|Address:||60 Yishun Ave 4, Singapore 769027|
|Pricing:||The pass costs $16.10|
|Timings:||Tue-Fri 1PM-9.30PM | Sat-Sun: 9AM-5.30PM and on School holidays: Tue-Fri: 9AM- 9.30PM | Sat-Sun: 9AM-5.30PM|
One of the most premium facilities available in Singapore, the ground-up climbing gym is quite popular for its sophisticatedly designed beginner climbing courses. Supervised by professionals, one can be sure not to fall without having someone to look his back. Ground-up climbing gym homes a lead wall, as well as a boulder wall.
The gym is also packed with an onsite cafe, thus making it a perfect spot to pick be it a family function or a friends get-together. You name it and you get it here in this ground-up climbing gym cafe.
This makes the gym a popular hangout spot among peers to enjoy and spend time together. Also, the beginner exercises involve some basic climbing techniques backed with essential body conditioning.
|Address:||Level 2, 60 Tessensohn Road, CSC Level 2 Singapore, Singapore 217664|
|Contact||+65 6292 7701|
|Timings:||Monday: 05:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Wednesday: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Thursday: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Friday: 12:00 pm – 10.30 pm, Weekend & Public Holiday: 10:00 am – 09:00 pm|
A visit to the Cliff Rock Climbing Gym gives you a great adventure-packed tour. The tour does not just only involve an enjoyable time in the action sport, but also allows you to spend some quality time in the famous snow city. This place has been specially designed after taking advice from some of the big names when it comes to rock-climbing and this shows in their interior.
They have over 10 different lanes and each one varies depending on the level of difficulty. Thus, you’re sure to get your taste for adventure satisfied here. Besides all this, this place is also known to host some really special sessions for stuff like team-building sessions, birthday parties. You can even join their certification class while you’re at it.
The cost of the pass also includes the snow play in it, so you’re in for a great time.
|Address||21 Jurong Town Hall Road Jurong East, Singapore 609433|
|Pricing||$30 per pass|
|Timing||Monday to Sunday: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm|
Are you a technical nomad who wants to squeeze in some moments of excitement in between their hectic work life? In that case, Fit Bloc is the place for you? This is a state-of-the-art facility that comes with a lap pool and a co-working space.
The fact that there is a co-working space is something that is not really common when it comes to rock climbing gyms. While some might find it difficult, we’re sure that many would find it a relief that they can check in their important emails between breaks of their climbing regimen.
Since there are few such gyms in the western part, this gym is sure to be a blessing for those who live there. They won’t have to make the long commute to the east to just exercise now and burn off those calories, will they?
|Address||87 Science Park Drive #03-02 Singapore, Singapore 118260|
|Contact||+65 6612 2046|
|Timings||You can check out their contact details here.|
If you’re feeling down and need a good workout, then Z Vertigo Rock Climbing Gym is the place to be. Plan a good trip during the weekends and get charged and rejuvenate the spark in. This place is famous for its warm and welcoming nature, from their trainers to even their owners. They are always ready to assist you whenever you need.
The place is home to a standing wall, as well as an equally sporting climbing wall so your dose of fun never stops. The fact that Z Vertigo has something for everyone, whether you’re a novice or even a seasoned climber, means that you won’t get bored. The place does have amazing concepts and tactics after all!
So it doesn’t matter where you’re looking forward to build up some basic holding strength to even challenging Spiderman, this place has it all for you.
|Address||170 Upper Bukit Timah Road #B2-20B Singapore, Singapore 588179|
|Timings||You can check out their contact details here.|
15. Boulder Plus+
This place is heaven on Earth for kids, families, friends, colleagues, basically everyone and is a hot-spot for spending some quality time with your loved ones. There’s a really awesome 60-degree over-hanging boulder wall. It also has plenty of technical and difficulty variants.
If you’re scared of falling down, well this place has a cushion that is so comfortable that you’ll feel as though you’re floating in the air. You might even want to keep falling just to experience this feeling, so don’t say we didn’t warn you.
The place runs under the sharp guidance of professionals who know what is best for their climbers, be it the techniques, strength, or essential body conditioning.
|Address||Aperia Mall #03-17 Singapore, Singapore|
|Timings||You can check out their timing details here.|
That concludes our list. So, what are you waiting for? The adventure of a lifetime is waiting for you.
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