Even if you ain’t as muscular as Superman or Dwayne the Rock, bouldering is still for you.
In fact, it is for all kinds of people and built, and being muscular doesn’t mean you are good at it. It’s all about techniques and footwork. With that being said, here are some great places for you to choose from to sweat it out.
FitBloc is a great place if you wanna chill and work out at the same time. Due to its location, this crowd here are much slower. The plus point of this place is the facilities offered. More than just the many lockers and showering cubicles, there is a sauna free for use at this place. You can literally spend your whole day here to do some reading, climbing, and sauna. Totally making that money worth it.
Location: 87 Science Park Drive, #03-02, The Oasis, Singapore 118260.
At boulder+, things are colorful and bright, uplifting with nice music. It will definitely uplift your mood and motivate you to try the different routes because of their funky and colorful rocks. They even have nice smelling hand moisturizer and soap to make it a hygienic experience. Do note that it gets quite crowded after working hours here. The parent-child pass offered here is a plus point for some family bonding time.
Location: The Aperia Mall 12 Kallang Ave #03-17 Singapore 339511
3. Climb Central
The boulder space here is relatively small and the walls here are pretty low. Probably a good place to start off for beginners. And if you decided that bouldering is not your thing, you can give their rock climbing wall a try. Their Kallang gym is located at an open space in the shopping mall, so you can expect some curious eyes peeping as you climb.
Location: Kallang Wave Mall 1 Stadium Place, #B1-01 Singapore 397628 Novena Square 238 Thomson Rd, #03-23/25 Singapore 307683
Don’t be fooled by the size of this gym. Located in amongst shophouses, Kinetic is a great place for bouldering beginners to Jedi masters. The variety of “problems” here makes it easy for people transiting between “problems” level. Plus point here is that they change their set bi-weekly, so you are sure to face a different challenge when you come.
Location: 511 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 218153
5. Boulder Movement
Located right at the CBD, this is the perfect workout spot for the working adults around this area. The rates here are slightly higher than in other locations, but you do get what you paid for. The shower facilities are equipped with lots of frills that will cater to those that just knock off from work.
Location: OUE Downtown Gallery 6A Shenton Way #B1-03 Singapore 068815
More than just building strength, bouldering is also about solving problems. Every step requires advance thinking and planning. And apparently, we heard that it is one of the best sports to help people cope with depression!
Do grab a friend along as you start on your climbing adventure. As they say “if you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go together”!