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The best rock climbing and bouldering gyms in Singapore

Hang on and don't look down – build your strength and bravery at these rock climbing and bouldering gyms

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Written by
Michelle Ng
&
Cam Khalid
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If you're new to the wall crawl, ease yourself into the sport with the beginner courses offered by many of the rock climbing and bouldering gyms – whatever you do, don't look down. But if you're ready to jump wall to wall like a member of the SWAT team, then hit those tall, outdoor lead climbing walls. Whether you're finding a new way to build your upper body strength and stamina, conquer your fear of heights, or just looking to have some fun, these rock climbing and bouldering gyms will have you unleash your inner Spider-Man.

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  • Climbing
  • Tampines

New to the game? Get all clued up at The Rock School where beginners of all ages are welcome – even those as young as four. You can choose to level up your skills with the help of its team via classes, climbing parties, and camps, or opt for any of its passes which allows you to climb independently on any of its boulder walls and autobelays, or with friends on belay. When it comes to its amenities, the state-of-the-art climbing facility is decked with 25 lanes of top-rope wall, 10 lanes of lead wall, and a free-standing 4.5-metre-tall bouldering area. Its climbing routes are also refreshed on a weekly basis, so don't expect the same one next week.

Passes start from $19.

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  • Climbing
  • Kallang

Climb to great heights with Ground Up Climbing, home to five top rope lanes, 13 autobelay lanes, and a bouldering gym. Not only does it offer you an ace spot for indoor rock climbing, outdoor lead climbing, and bouldering, but it also shows you the ropes on the proper climbing techniques and body conditioning exercises. Sample the sport with a taster session, or take up the SNCS Rock Climbing Level 1 course to learn how to belay and climb with your friends. And when you're ready for a challenge, take on the outdoor lead walls which, ranging from 5Cs to 7Bs and feature one of the hardest overhangs in Singapore.

Day passes start from $22.

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  • Sport and fitness
  • Climbing
  • Geylang

Go big and bold with one of the largest indoor bouldering gyms in Singapore – Boulder World conquers a whopping 7,000-square-feet floor space, with over 100 different routes for climbers of any level to take on. If it all feels a little overwhelming, opt for any one of its bouldering packages which are available for both kids and adults, and its team of experts will be there to guide you. The gym also does Ladies Night' every last Friday of the month, where you can score an entry for you and your gal pal at the price of one.

Day passes start from $24.

  • Sport and fitness
  • Kallang

You don’t need prior experience to scale the walls at Kallang Wave Mall's Climb Central, home to the tallest indoor air-conditioned rock face in Singapore which goes up to 16-metres high. Advanced climbing safety systems are in place to ensure even the most inexperienced climbers (as long as you’re above the age of five) can clamber to new heights – there are 45 climbing lanes and 4-metre-high bouldering walls – in a safe and controlled environment.

Day passes start from $22.

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  • Kids
  • Yishun

Make like Spider-Man and scale new heights at this outdoor rock climbing facility. At the 'adventure tower' the tallest rock wall goes up to 25-metre with a slightly easier 18-metre slab wall on the other side for climbing newbies. Those looking for a challenge can try out the crevice wall, chimney wall (think Spider-Man climb, similar to those on Ninja Warrior), and a 15-18-metre high-speed wall. There's also an indoor two-level bouldering gym connected with a cushy ramp with over 100 routes, depending on how you want to climb.

Passes start from $16.10.

  • Sport and fitness
  • Raffles Place

Conveniently located in the CBD, Boulder Movement positions itself as a beginner-friendly, bouldering-only facility with over 30-metres of wall, lengthwise. The walls are no higher than four metres – which sounds short, but is certainly high enough to experience the thrill of climbing without any safety gear.  First-timers can join a Fundamentals of Bouldering class to get acquainted with the sport. There are also foundational classes for those with prior climbing experience looking to refine their upper and lower body techniques before moving on to the intermediate classes – which include those that improve pull strength and burst activation.

Day passes start from $30.

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  • Kids
  • Active events
  • Kallang

Whether you prefer bouldering or climbing top-rope, Kinetics Climbing has it all. With a variety of unique walls that require different climbing styles and techniques, the frequently customized routes are perfect for climbers of any level. This venue also offers all types of climbing classes for beginners, pros, and everyone else in between. If you're a newbie, sign up for the SNCS Level 1 course which teaches you how to belay safely, gain equipment knowledge, and learn basic climbing techniques. There's also a shop to buy all your gear and accessories including footholds with different profiles and sizes.

Day passes start from $17.

Clip 'n Climb Singapore
  • Sport and fitness
  • Tampines

Think of it as a giant Tetris game, this multi-coloured climbing playground from New Zealand has 19 walls with each featuring a unique vertical challenge that requires you to use both brain and brawn. Take on the 'glass' wall where you can climb face-to-face with your buddy, or the Lit 'n Climb on Friday and Saturday evenings for pumping beats and cosmic lighting. Plus, Clip 'n Climb is family-friendly too, so you can bring the active tykes for some daytime wall crawl.

Passes start from $25.

 

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  • Sport and fitness
  • Climbing
  • Rochor

For a peaceful climb, look no further than Oyeyo Boulder Home. The venue is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and is perfect for climbers to not only challenge themselves without all the racket, but to chill after a sweat sesh. It's decked with 38 routes, obstacles, and walls to amp up the fun factor and add a mix of variety to your session.

Passes start from $16.  

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