As the joy of Chinese New Year fills the air with the aroma of Bak Kwa, Pineapple Tarts, and Nian Gao, the festivities are often accompanied by the risk of weight gain. The allure of indulging in these delightful treats, combined with the hustle and bustle of family gatherings, may momentarily divert our attention from our New Year resolutions. That cheeky auntie might playfully use it against you during CNY visits.
However, fear not. Singapore’s gyms, swimming pools, and stadiums stand ready to be our allies during the festive season, ensuring that you have every reason to continue your exercise routine.
ActiveSG and School Dual-Use Scheme Facilities
ActiveSG facilities will be closed on the first day of CNY (10 February), with closure from 3 pm onwards on the eve (9 February) and the second day of CNY (11 February). Regular operating hours resume on 12 February. As for the Dual-Use Scheme, school facilities will be closed on 10 and 11 February.
With approximately 100 Anytime Fitness Gyms across Singapore, there’s an outlet at every corner, offering convenience and reliability for both seasoned fitness enthusiasts and newcomers to the gym.
Beyond the accessibility of numerous locations, an Anytime Fitness membership comes with the advantage of 24/7 access, ensuring the gym remains open even during the CNY period. This is ideal for those looking to squeeze in a late-night workout after indulging in a day of festive CNY snacks.
For additional details about Anytime Fitness, you can find more information here.
As the largest chain of private gym pods in Singapore, The Gym Pod operates 24/7, 365 days a year. Boasting over 40 outlets across the island, it offers a discreet exercise option for those who prefer a more private workout experience, away from prying eyes. Check them out here.
SAFRA, with seven locations across Singapore, offers a variety of facilities at each site. Click here to view SAFRA seven distinct infographics, each outlining the opening hours of facilities and the retail stores within the respective compounds.
HomeTeamNS, a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the contributions of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) NSmen, operates four compounds: Balestier, Bedok Reservoir, Bukit Batok, and Khatib.
Featuring diverse amenities such as dance studios, indoor water parks, and paintball facilities, HomeTeamNS provides a variety of activities for families.
During the CNY period, which is a public holiday, all four branches will be open from 9 am to 9 pm on the first and second day of CNY (10 and 11 February). Here are the operating hours:
While the temptation of irresistible CNY snacks is hard to resist, maintaining moderation and prioritizing our health allows us to savor these treats for a more extended period.
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