The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games were nothing short of spectacular, and we don’t know about you but we’re still high off of the adrenaline buzz from watching Team Singapore at the Games. Who could forget when Yu Mengyu beat the world’s No. 8 at the women’s table tennis singles event, or when épée fencer Kiria Tikanah held her own against world number one Ana Maria Popescu? While we wait with bated breath for the next Olympic Games though, we’ve got a suggestion for dealing with post-Olympics withdrawal.
Now, you might already know that some athletes from Team Singapore train at the Singapore Sports Hub, and if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like being a national athlete, we’ve got your golden ticket. Yes, you can step into the shoes of Team Singapore athletes like Jonathan Chan and Loh Kean Yew. The Singapore Sports Hub recently enhanced its venue tour, and you can sign up for a guided walking tour around this iconic sporting venue. See for yourself where the country’s top athletes train – and you’ll even get to walk through the dressing room of the Singapore Lions.
While we wait for concerts and live events to return, this tour might scratch that itch for live entertainment in the meantime. You might’ve attended a concert or two at the 55,000 capacity National Stadium before Covid-19 struck, but here’s your chance to see the back-of-house of this massive venue. You’ll enjoy a peek at what goes into staging live events of these proportions, and discover fun facts along the way.
It’s also the perfect September holiday activity for all you parents out there. The newly enhanced guided tour will take you through several intriguing and lesser-known parts of the Singapore Sports Hub. Did you know that the Singapore Sports Hub has a dedicated library and a museum? You’ll get to visit both on this tour and more, plus it’s a fun way for the little ones to learn about Singapore’s rich sporting history. Businesses are welcome to make corporate bookings, and families can get together to form their own tour groups, for a maximum of 20 participants per group (excluding the tour guide). Head over to Singapore Sports Hub’s website to make a booking, or for more information.
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