About Active Parents


Active Parents welcomes first-time and seasoned parents to embark on a journey to kickstart their child's Active Start to life. We have a full suite of resources, educational series, as well as sporting activities and ideas for the entire family to experience living better through sport. 


Together, let's create happy and active parent-child moments. 


Sign up as an Active Parent here



Information accurate at time of production (December 2020). Tan Kiat How has been serving as Senior MOS, MCI & MND since June 2022



Do you know? All local residents may apply for ActiveSG membership and receive FREE ActiveSG $100, upon membership verification (valid for a limited period) which may be used to offset up to 30% of ActiveSG/Active Parents programmes! Parents/legal guardians may apply for supplementary membership for children below 12 years old. 

Being an Active Parent

Be Present in your
Child's Life Be Present in your

  • Show interest in what your child does
  • Spend quality time and listen to their stories

Play a Supporting Role in your Child's Sporting Journey

  • Praise and encourage your child for their effort
  • Be proactive and learn how to help your child
  • Be a Role Model in Adopting an Active Lifestyle Adopting an


    • Walk the talk - stay active in your daily life
    • Incorporate sport and exercise into your family bonding time

Live Better Through Sport

Sport is powerful. It has the ability to improve our physical, mental and emotional well-being, and even help us discover a sense of purpose. Today, sport and physical activity can be adapted to suit different lifestyles and needs for the young and throughout the lifetime.

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Active Start

Children should be encouraged to play freely and learn about the world on their own terms right from infancy, whether they play by themselves, with parents or with their peers.

Apart from developing their muscles, bones and brain, an active start creates the conditions for their holistic development in the following areas: infographic-activestart_new