School’s out and nothing marks a celebration quite like a party – whether it’s for a mid-semester break or the end of an academic year! Time to let the kids go wild, throw out the schedule and have a whale of a time! Here are the top 10 end of school party venues in Singapore where you can drop off the kids, reward them for all the hard work done the past semester, and play to their heart’s content!
For a crew of kids not afraid to get their hands dirty, how about taking the party outdoors instead? Soon enough, don’t be surprised to witness the kids splashing around in the mud during a friendly soccer match or flag catching before tackling the challenging obstacle course in The Pit. Suitable for kids aged between 6 to 13, Centaurs Kids will bring out any kids’ love for nature and those who love to rough it out.
Centaurs Kids, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994, +65 6468 9851, http://centaurskids.com/
Thrill seekers can have a splashing good time at Wavehouse Sentosa by finding their balance on the Double FlowRider! This popular surfing activity is perfect for groups looking to take up a new hobby, and there’s a dedicated instructor who will help them get the hang of it. The party package comes with a full buffet spread and lasts for 3 hours with optional add-ons, but the memories made will certainly last a lifetime.
Wavehouse Sentosa, 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099007, +65 6377 3113, https://wavehousesentosa.org/. You must be over 107cm (42”) to bodyboard on the Double FlowRider. You must be over 133cm (52”) to ride standup on the Double FlowRider or FlowBarrel.
Let imaginations run wild by allowing kids the freedom to create anything they want with LEGO® bricks! The folks at Young Engineers sure know how to throw a brick party, where participants of any age range will spend a couple of hours forming structures with the building blocks, alongside facilitators who will encourage their creations. A healthy way of keeping the young ones’ minds active, the conducive space will also have them forgetting all about the stresses of school!
Young Engineers, 1187 Upper Serangoon Road, #02-34, The Midtown, Singapore 533971, +65 9176 6941, www.youngengineers.sg
A leading name in the children’s party scene is The Polliwogs, located at three different locations each with its own unique appeal – Suntec City (jungle themed), VivoCity (beach themed) and Eastpoint Mall (space themed) - to suit different kids’ interests. With a wide selection of themed parties to choose from, young ones can pick among bonding activities such as a laser tag challenge or a taekwondo-themed party to learn self-defense moves!
The Polliwogs, various locations, http://thepolliwogs.com/parties/
Most kids love to dance and sing, and a place where they can let it all out and shake it off is at Rhythm In Me. Throw a music-themed rock n’ roll party for the young ones, and they’ll celebrate in style with disco balls hanging from the ceiling, the hottest hits blasting from the speakers, and dance choreography to bust out together. Plus, who says the parents can’t get involved in all the fun too?
Rhythm In Me, 108 Depot Road, #02-01, Singapore 100108, +65 9325 6653, www.rhythminme.com
Featuring scenic views of the neighboring golf course, Picotin is the choice venue that can hold up to a whopping 150 people. Take advantage of the setting, where kids will be continuously thrilled with activities such as mini-golf and horseback riding. While waiting for them to be done with their programmes, parents can take shelter in the bistro while digging into some delicious gourmet too.
Picotin Express, Champions Golf Course, 60 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286966, +65 6877 1191, www.picotin.com.sg
Beat the heat and take the kids out for a day at a pool, or rather, two private ones. Swish Swimming is the go-to for pool parties, and they dream up any kind imaginable, from the Hawaiian-inspired Luau theme to the magical Mermaid theme that invites an expert mermaid to join the festivities, which will surely draw gasps from the young crowd. Get ready your floats and goggles because we bet it’s gonna be a blast!
Swish Swimming, 72 Loewen Road, #01-08, Dempsey Hill, Singapore 248848, +65 9832 2522, www.swishswimming.com
A truly extraordinary experience for an end-of-school party is to bring the kids for fishing. While most kids might still be too young to grasp proper fishing yet, Fish@Bugis+ offers them an exciting introduction to the recreational activity in the form of “longkang” fishing. Among the variety of sea creatures that kids can attempt to catch include guppy, goldfish, baby koi, shrimps, and they can even bring home their catch to keep as pets thereafter!
Fish @ Bugis+, Bugis+ Shopping Centre, #07-05, 201 Victoria Street, Singapore 188067, +65 9839 2715, www.funatfish.com/index.html
Young participants can whip up a storm in the kitchen with Palate Sensations, as they learn how to be a chef and assist in the making of two dishes with the help of step-by-step guidance. Parents can find comfort in the finger food while watching their kids be mini masterchefs, before sampling the kids’ very own creations to give your verdict!
Palate Sensations Cooking School, 10 Biopolis Road, Chromos #01-03, Singapore 138670, +65 6478 9746, www.palatesensations.com
Zap! Boom! Pow! Children will undoubtedly get excitable over discovering the wonders of Science, which is what Newton Show is all about. Gather the kids and let them be amazed playing laboratory assistants while experimenting with chemicals, dry ice and magic tricks. Combining elements of classroom learning with non-stop interactive experiences, not only will the kids surely fall in love with this party, but take home some valuable knowledge as well.
Newton Show, 2 Pandan Valley, #01-206, Singapore 597626, +65 8257 3344, http://newtonshow.com/