Weekends are family time, and what better way to escape the hustle of work and school than at a country club in Singapore? From golfing for dad and spa sessions for mom to kid-friendly activities, there is plenty to see and do.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the best country clubs for families in Singapore that you can sign up ASAP!
If Orchard Road is close to home or where your family frequents, then The American Club will be a convenient place to join as it’s close by. Those looking to keep up an active lifestyle can enjoy amenities like their gym and tennis courts. Kids can expect The Quad – a space within the club that houses everything from video game stations to arts and craft activities. To wind down, settle your grub at one of their many restaurants.
Membership fees: SG$24,365 lifetime membership for US and Canadian citizens, SG$7611,50 yearly membership for non-US and Canadian citizens
The American Club, 10 Claymore Hill, Singapore 229573, +65 6737 3411, www.amclub.org.sg
For a family meal together, a membership at The British Club will have you sorted. They’ve got a number of family-friendly dining options, such as Mountbatten Bar & Grill, Verandah Cafe and Scores Sports Bar And Restaurant. Plus, the club is situated atop a hill at Bukit Timah, which means spectacular surrounding views! For the kids, there’s an outdoor playground and a play centre that can supervise while parents get much-needed peace and quiet.
Membership fees: SG$3,745 (1 year), SG$6,955 (lifetime), SG$21,400 (lifetime transferable)
The British Club, 73 Bukit Tinggi Rd, Singapore 289761, +65 6410 1100, www.britishclub.org.sg
Hollandse Club is home to members from over 40 nationalities, giving you the perfect opportunity to make new friends from various backgrounds. While the little ones can get busy with game sessions and even holiday camps, the adults can partake in fun activities like self-defense classes, hockey and yoga. There’s even a Club Hotel with glamping tents for a quick weekend family getaway!
Membership fees: SG$174 (monthly), SG$10,500 (lifetime)
Hollandse Club, 22 Camden Park, Singapore 299814, +65 6464 5225, www.hollandseclub.org.sg
Being a Swiss Club member grants you plenty of perks, such as discounts at F&B venues, special spa offers and even promotional prices for vets! Club-wise, they celebrate occasions like Christmas and Oktoberfest together, so you’ll never run out of plans in your calendar. They’ve also got tennis courts, fitness classes and guesthouse rooms that you can bunk in together.
Membership fees: SG $6,500 (lifetime) and SG$2,400 (yearly) for Swiss citizens, SG$7,500 (lifetime) and SG$2,800 (yearly) for non-Swiss citizens
Swiss Club, 36 Swiss Club Road, Singapore 288139, +65 6591 9420, www.swissclub.org.sg
If your family loves making a splash, a membership at the Singapore Swimming Club will do wonders. Here, kids 4 to 11 can start learning swimming and even join competitive programs. But there’s plenty more than just that! Sign up for workshops during school holidays like making sushi clay art, DIY mooncakes or race car engineering. Not forgetting there are 9 dining options, bowling alleys and venues to throw parties!
Membership fees: Entrance fee starting from SG$3,140 for 1 year. Thereafter, SG$144.45 (monthly) with a minimum spend of SG$360 every quarter.
Singapore Swimming Club, 45 Tanjong Rhu Road, +65 6342 3600, Singapore 436899, www.sswimclub.org.sg
The Tanah Merah area is known for its lush golf courses, so golf-lovers will definitely enjoy membership at Tanah Merah Country Club. With two 18-hole courses, you can tee off to your heart’s content any time you like. After your game, take a break at Garden View Restaurant or the Poolside Cafeteria where you’ll dine with a view. Other highlights include the children’s playroom, jackpot lounge and mahjong room.
Membership fees: SG$32,100 (lifetime) for locals, SG$53,500 (lifetime) for foreigners
Tanah Merah Country Club, 1 Tanah Merah Coast Road, Singapore 498722, +65 6542 3040, www.tmcc.org.sg
Looking for a home away from home? Book a staycay at Aranda Country Club’s Executive and Premium Suites, that can provide for any slumber party or overnight barbeque plans! The whole fam can be treated to facilities like an expansive pool, the gym and a playroom for the kids. With community events like gardening and table tennis, you just might make new friends along the way too!
Membership fees: Entrance fee of SG$1,500. Thereafter, SG$45 monthly.
Aranda Country Club, 60 Pasir Ris Drive 3, Singapore 519497, +65 6584 6811, www.arandaclub.org.sg
Located in the south of Singapore near the yachts docked at Keppel Bay, Keppel Club promises a breezy escape into a world of fun. Partake in a round of golf, or get the whole family moving with a game of badminton or laps at the swimming pools. It’s also a great place for celebrations since there are five dining options ranging from Fukuya for Japanese fare to Peony Jade Restaurant for traditional Chinese grub.
Membership fees: SG$9,000 or from SG$70 (monthly)
Keppel Club, 10 Bukit Chermin Road, Singapore 109918, +65 6375 5567, www.keppelclub.com.sg
Raffles Town Club is one of the newer and more affordable membership clubs in Singapore, having opened in 2000. For starters, they’ve got suites you can book to fit the whole family, including one that has a jacuzzi hot tub in your own bedroom! Day visits present a wealth of options, including their video games room, cinema and bowling alley. Parents, there’s also a MindChamps Preschool where you can register your little rascal!
Membership fees: SG$85.60 monthly
Raffles Town Club, 1 Plymouth Ave, Singapore 297753, +65 6358 0012, www.rafflestownclub.com.sg
Being a member at the National Service Resort & Country Club is specially reserved for those that have served our nation – and their family members of course! You’ll get exclusive access to their double-storey bungalows that come equipped with two bedrooms and BBQ pits. Have some fun under the sun at the kids playground or sailing club, where you can set sail at the open waters just next door!
Membership fees: From $1,920 for 2 years (For NSMen in Singapore)
National Service Resort & Country Club, 10 Changi Coast Walk, Singapore 499739, +65 6542 8288, www.nsrcc.com.sg