Corporate bonding, team building, team bonding – whatever you like to call it, having fun together (and egging each other on) always makes for a more closely knit company and thus, the ability to work seamlessly. From tree-swinging obstacles to cooking up a storm in the kitchen, we’ve compiled our list of best corporate bonding activities you can do in Singapore.
Immerse yourself in the world of mystery at one of Singapore’s most exciting escape game rooms. Like the best detective novels, all puzzles are based on devious crime scenes, with participants needing the best of their wits, tactical acumen, and teamwork to complete the challenges.
Singapore Escape Hunt is located at 100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel & Shopping Mall, #02-43, 238840. Tel: +65 6100 0828
If you love sweating it out in the great outdoors or simply want a change of scenery, Forest Adventure is an ideal site for team building sessions. Nestled in the greenery of Bedok Reservoir, this wacky obstacle course features rickety wooden ladders, zip-lines, and suspended wooden log trails that’ll push your entire team to their limits.
Forest Adventure is located at 825 Bedok Reservoir Rd, 479244. Tel: +65 8100 7420
A market leader in organising corporate cooking classes, Palate Sensations is an excellent go-to when it comes to developing your inner-Gordon Ramsay or (insert you favourite celebrity chef name here). Don’t worry if you have no idea how to cook, their qualified chefs and state-of-the-art facilities will help you progress from newbie to master chef in no time.
Palate Sensations is located at Chromos #01-03, 10 Biopolis Road, 138670 (Opposite Buona Vista MRT and MOE Building). Tel: +65 6478 9746
Art jamming – where you can paint freely as an individual or collectively as a group – at My Art Space is one activity to consider. Besides obvious benefits such as stimulating creativity, art jamming also boosts critical cognitive abilities and problem-solving skills (vital elements in performing well at work)!
My Art Space is located at Istana Park, 31 Orchard Road, 238888. Tel: +65 6222 1662
The lush environs of Bollywood Veggies, one of Singapore’s best vegetable farms, presents a stark contrast to Singapore’s urban streets. The teeming biodiversity of flora and fauna is a real eye-opener, while you and your office mates can also check out the evolution of culinary history at the Bollywood Food Museum.
Bollywood Veggies is located at100 Neo Tiew Road, 719026.
At Red Dynasty Paintball Park, you get to poke fun at your colleagues by pelting their behinds with a flurry of paint bullets. Jokes aside, paintball is all about growing as a team, working hand in hand to stop opposition forces, and prevailing together as one effective, machine-like unit.
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If the love of music is one thing you guys have in common, Team Music might be the best option. No prior musical experience or knowledge is required, as their savvy instructors will inculcate the value of coordinating as a team. Best of all, you’ll get to learn how to play two songs in two hours! How about that for impressive?
Team Music is located at Level 3 SCAPE 2 Orchard Link, 237978. Tel: +65 9731 7467
A popular destination with tourists and locals alike, Pulau Ubin is a great place to explore on a bicycle, and you don’t even have to be a cycling enthusiast to enjoy yourself. Just put the pedal to the metal, and let the wind rush through your hair as you zip past quaint kampongs and thick jungles.
Take a ferry from Changi Point Ferry Terminal.
Homerun Baseball is Singapore’s first ever indoor baseball arena, complete with a softball fast pitch lane at 80km/h, three baseball lanes at 80km/h, 90km/h and 110km/h, and one pitching lane. While not as popular as football or basketball in Singapore, baseball is still a game that has bags of fun, and would make a unique outing for the office team.
Homerun Baseball is located at 200 Pandan Gardens, 609336. Tel: +65 6635 6315
An ancient sport that originated in 15th century Spain, Fencing is a popular team building activity in Singapore, with Z Fencing an excellent place to equip yourself with all the necessary skills. As well as being an exceptional training tool to enhance your posture, footwork, and balance, this age-old sport also sharpens your mental state of mind – a perfect way to hone your business expertise.
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