Aspiring Tony Hawks can now look forward to Singapore’s largest indoor skatepark opening at GR.iD Mall on October 1. The Por Vida Skateboarding Indoor Park and School will be the sole indoor space in Singapore with a wide range of facilities built for skateboarding.
Housed in the basement of the mall, the skatepark has various skate obstacles like mini ramps, quarter pipes, flat bar and rails that’s suitable for skateboarders of all skill levels and ages. The air-conditioned space also caters to those who are into roller skating, longboarding, rollerblading and surf skating. Entry to the skatepark costs $15 per pax for a two hour session. Tickets can be purchased on its website or by walk-in.
Por Vida Skateboarding will also be hosting skateboarding classes that’s helmed by a team of certified skateboard instructors. Non-private lessons catered to beginners and intermediates will set you back $200 (four sessions per module) and $240 (four sessions per module) respectively. You can also opt for private lessons ranging from $85 to $1,230. First-time students can also register for trial lessons for $45, which includes an assessment by the skatepark's trainers to determine a suitable lesson plan for you. Registration for the October intake and the full list of classes can be found on their website here.
The skatepark also has a retail area where you can purchase the latest skateboarding gear, and a rest area with refreshments where you can chill out after your skate sessions. Before you leave, you can also freshen up at the mall’s shower facilities.