Sporty Playdate 2023
@ Singapore Sports Hub
2 Dec 2023, Sat, 9am - 6pm

The year-end school holidays are back! Are you looking for a fun and active way to bond with your family? Look no further as we bring to you Sporty Playdate, a unique parent-child multi-sport experience! Be sure not to miss our various parent-child sporting activities such as the highly sought-after Parent-Child Canoe programme, an immersive parent-child multi-sport programme of Learn-to-Play Athletics, Hockey and Volleyball, a groovy Family Dance Fitness Workout, and Family SportQuest, a sporty game card experience for all ages. If you are looking to expose your child to sport, this event is for you! Stand a chance to win Decathlon vouchers too when you participate in our free activities. From sport programmes to free-to-play activities, there is definitely something for everyone, so come on down to Sporty Playdate!

Our Sporty Playdate activities and programmes are specially curated for your little ones to learn and engage more deeply in various sport from different sport categories. Unlike introductory sport tryouts, our Learn-to-Play programmes will provide a more in-depth experience for participants to learn the various sport. As you learn and play together, this will also be the perfect opportunity to bond with your child. We promise you an unforgettable sporting experience as you create your very own special memories as a family with us!

Fees will apply for selected programmes for parents and children 4 - 12 years old, but we also have FREE activities for everyone to enjoy. Rain or shine*, Sporty Playdate promises an action-packed day for the whole family.

Find out more about our programmes below!

*Only selected programmes will be cancelled in the event of wet weather.


Limited slots are still available for our Family Dance Fitness Workout, sign up now! You may also find out more about the Family SportQuest and FitFam Challenge here.

1. Parent-Child Learn-to-Play Canoe Programme
Suitable for children aged 7 to 12 years. This 2-hour programme is designed for parent-child pairs to participate together. Pre-registration is required. 
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Have you always wanted to experience a water sport with your child but never had the opportunity to? This is your chance to bond with your child through our canoe programme!

Learn how to canoe with your child in a double-seater kayak under the guidance of our coaches from the ActiveSG Canoe Academy. Our specially curated programme will also focus on parent-child interaction as you learn the sport together. Don’t miss this chance to canoe in the scenic waters around the Singapore Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir!

 Feeling adventurous? You and your child can also try out the kayaks that are used for sprint racing!


  • Parent must have experience in at least recreational canoeing or kayaking.
  • Both parent and child must be able to swim minimum 50m unaided.

Slots are limited, so book your spots now and get ready to paddle! 

 🚨 Note: Each registration allows participation of one parent and one child. 
2. Parent-Child Learn-to-Play Multi-Sport Programme (Athletics, Hockey & Volleyball)
Suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years. This 1.5-hour programme is designed for parent-child pairs to participate together. Pre-registration is required. 

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Feeling sporty and up for a challenge with your child? Experience 3 different sport all at once with our parent-child multi-sport programme!

We have specially curated a 1.5-hour programme for you and your child to bond and learn athletics, hockey and volleyball together! Each of these sport come from different sport categories that are fundamental for your child’s sport development: Foundation, Territorial and Net-Barrier respectively.

In this programme, every parent-child pair will learn to play each sport for 30 minutes in a roving format. Conducted by coaches from our ActiveSG Academies and Clubs, the programme is designed for children to be exposed to a multi-sport approach in sport development, as well as emphasise bonding between parent and child as you learn and play together! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to try a new sport with your child and create meaningful memories to look back upon.

Limited slots are available, so gear up and book your spots now! 

 🚨 Note: Each registration allows participation of one parent and one child.
Family SportQuest

Suitable for children aged up to 12 years. Simply walk in and take a Game Card, no registration is required. 

🏁 Team up with your child as a parent-child pair and go on a quest around Singapore Sports Hub to complete a specially curated Game Card! The Family SportQuest will take you through 7 stations of various sport games and fitness activities. Look forward to playing some Football, Basketball, Baseball, Tennis and Archery, popular games from yesteryear but in a supersized(!) format, as well as a parent-child fitness challenge called the FitFam Challenge!

To earn a stamp on your Game Card, simply complete the tasks together as a parent-child pair at each station. You may choose to visit all our stations or as many as you like. Collect at least 3 stamps to redeem a gift!

 📝Additional information on the FitFam Challenge

There will be a total of three fitness tasks that you and your child will be required to complete together, according to your child’s age category.

 Age Category*
Category 1 (Preschool): Parent with child 4-6 y/o​
Category 2 (Lower Pri): Parent with child 7-9 y/o ​
Category 3 (Upper Pri): Parent with child 10-12 y/o

 *Age will be calculated based on year of birth.

 …WHAT’S MORE! If you are feeling competitive, take up the optional challenge of completing all three fitness tasks in the fastest time possible. The Top 5 parent-child pairs for each age category in our leaderboard will stand to win attractive prizes!

 Top 5 Prizes (for each age category)
1st Prize: $100 ​Decathlon Gift Card
2nd Prize: $50 Decathlon Gift Card
3rd Prize: $40 Decathlon Gift Card
4th Prize: $30 Decathlon Gift Card
5th Prize: $20​ Decathlon Gift Card
This Family SportQuest activity is FREE for all, and no registration is required. So come on down to Sporty Playdate and play as a family with us!

 🚨 Note: Each Game Card allows participation of one parent and one child.

...and much more!
Apart from the sporting experiences, there will be other activities like HPB's You Are Your Child's First Influencer (Role Modelling Activity Booth), balloon sculpting, temporary tattoos and a photobooth for all-around fun! Our friendly and well-loved Nila mascot will also roam the grounds, so be ready to capture the perfect moment with your children. 

 Need we say more? It's a full day of activities for the family to bond through sport at the Sporty Playdate 2023. Save the date and we will see you on 2 December! 😉

Family Dance Fitness Workout

Suitable for children aged up to 12 years. This workout encourages families to participate together. Pre-registration is required. 

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Exercising can also be a fun activity for family bonding! Curious on how you can facilitate this at home with your child? Come get your morning started and join us at our family dance fitness workout!

This activity is designed for families to work out and have fun together. Held at Stadium Roar, you can also enjoy the scenic views of the Singapore Sports Hub as you move and groove!

Choose either one of these family dance fitness workouts:

1) Fun Dance Aerobics
This is the ultimate family fitness experience that will get your hearts pumping and feet dancing! Dance along to high-energy tunes and bond with your child through the power of dance and aerobics.
2) K-Pop Dance Fitness
This is an energetic and easy-to-follow workout inspired by your favourite K-Pop idols. A workout that is suitable for all fitness levels and ages, it is one that you would not want to miss!

This activity is FREE, but pre-registration is required. Book your spots now for an enjoyable family workout experience! 

 🚨 Note: Submit your registration as a family. In the event of wet weather, this activity will be cancelled. Cancellation of the event will be updated on our Active Parents Facebook page.
How to Get There
Download the general directions to the event here.
*Do note that there will be road closures on 2 Dec due to Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2023. For more information, click here.

Conditions of Entry
👉 Each registration for Parent-Child Canoe and Parent-Child Learn-to-Play Multi-Sport programme allows participation of one parent and one child. 

👉 Admission to the general event with complimentary activities is free for all. 

👉 Come dressed in sporting attire i.e., exercise top and bottoms, sports shoes to participate in the physical activities.

👉 Do bring along your personal water bottles to the event venue. You may refill your water bottles at designated water points at OCBC Square.

📝 Registration for the Parent-Child Learn-to-Play Sport Programmes is on a first-come, first-served basis on the ActiveSG mobile app/website

How to Register
1) Log in to your child's account on the ActiveSG mobile app or website 
2) Search for keyword 'Active Parents' under the Programmes tab on the app or programmes search page
3) Register for your desired time slot 

* If you and your children are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, sign up as ActiveSG members. Upon membership verification, you will get to enjoy exclusive members’ rates and benefits, and use your ActiveSG dollars to offset the payment (up to 50%) for the programmes. To verify your child's supplementary account, bring along your child's Student Pass/Birth Certificate to any of our Sport Centres. 

📝 Registration for the Family Dance Fitness Workout is on a first-come first-served basis through our e-form here.



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