Affordable And Not So Typical Weekend Dates In Singapore (West-Siders Edition)

Affordable And Not So Typical Weekend Dates In Singapore (West-Siders Edition)

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West-siders, WE HEARD YOU, you guys are not forgotten! If you have additional tips for our Community here, feel free to share with us your kind of weekend dates!

If you have not been to the West, here are a few reasons to bring your other half (or future partners) to have your weekend dates!

ActivityPlaceCostNearest MRT
Star GazingScience Centre ObservatoryFreeJurong East
BaseballHomerun Baseball$4 Per GameJurong East
BowlingThe Chevrons$5.50 Per GameJurong East
Ice SkatingThe Rink (JCube)$9 Per HourJurong East
PrawningATC Fishing Village$12 Per HourBoon Lay
SingingTeo Heng KTV Karaoke Studio$14 Per HourJurong East
JumpingAMPED Trampoline Park$18 Per HourChinese Garden
Bird WatchingJurong Bird Park$30 Per EntryBoon Lay

Note: This list is not exhaustive and only includes some of the most common activities in West Singapore.

Weekend Dates #1: Star-Gazing

“Eh dear, do you know you can’t spell universe without u n i?

Stargazing is not common in Singapore as a weekend date but it is in fact very economical. Economical because it is FREE unless you have to take a cab home to Changi (the other end of Singapore) after.

Where?Observatory (Omni-Theatre building), Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081

Nearest MRT Station: Jurong East MRT Station
WebsiteScience Centre Singapore
Operating HoursEvery Friday night from 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, except on public holidays.

Weekend Dates #2: Baseball

“Eh dear, do you know which animal is best at baseball? The Bat!

Want to fulfil your K-drama dream? This is the place you want to bring your date to! While wishing Gong Yoo would suddenly appear instead.

Cost$4 Per Game
Where?200 Pandan Gardens, #01-01, Singapore 609336

Nearest MRT Station: Jurong East MRT Station
WebsiteHomerun Baseball
Operating HoursMon –Thurs: 1PM to 11PM
Fri: 1PM to 1AM
Sat: 9AM to 3AM
Sun: 9AM to 12 Midnight

Weekend Dates #3: Bowling

“Eh dear, I was going to tell you a really bad bowling pun, but I thought I’d spare you.”

Would not recommend this if you would gutter all the time and embarrass yourself though.

Cost$5.50 Per Game
Where?48 Boon Lay Way, #04-01, The Chevrons, Singapore, 609961

Nearest MRT Station: Jurong East MRT Station
WebsiteThe Chevrons
Operating HoursMon - Thu, Sun & PH: 1000 - 0100 hrs
Fri, Sat & eve of PH: 1000 - 0300 hrs

Weekend Dates #4: Ice-Skating

“Eh dear, look at the little girl over there, she more zai than you sia!”

The only time where you can pretend to have a bad sense of balance for him/her to hold you close!

Cost$18 For First 2 Hours
Where?2 Jurong East Central 1, #03-11, JCube

Nearest MRT Station: Jurong East MRT Station
WebsiteThe Rink
Operating HoursAs the ice skating rink might be closed off for private practice sessions, it is advisable to check the public skating time slots on their website before going.

Weekend Dates #5: Prawning

“Eh dear, do you know if you were a fish, what fish would you be? An angelfish.”

Do check with your date for their allergies first! You don’t want to be rushing to the doctor on the first date!

Cost$36 For 3 Hours
Where?241 Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim #01-15/16 The Village @ Jurong Hill Singapore 629143

Nearest MRT Station: Boon Lay MRT Station
WebsiteATC Fishing Village
Operating Hours24 hours, daily.

Weekend Dates #6: Singing

“Eh dear, let’s sing a duet together.”

Would not recommend “海阔天空” or “我問天” to serenade to her, try “Fall For You” instead (it’s quite fail-proof, I hope!).

Cost$14 Per Hour
Where?Teo Heng KTV Karaoke Studio @ Jcube
2 Jurong East Central 1, #03-14/15/16 Singapore 609731

Nearest MRT Station: Jurong East MRT Station

WebsiteTeo Heng Karaoke
Operating HoursMon – Fri: 1PM to 1AM
PH Eve: 1PM to 2AM
Sat: 12PM to 2AM
Sun / PH: 12PM to 1AM

Weekend Dates #7: Jumping

“Eh dear, you jump, I jump.”

Add some cardio in your mundane love life at trampoline parks, you would exceed your yearly exercise-quota within 30 mins.

Cost$18 Per Hour
Where?200 Jurong East Ave 1, Yo:Ha, Level 2 (Sports Hall), Singapore 609789

Nearest MRT Station: Chinese Garden MRT Station
WebsiteAMPED Singapore
Operating HoursMon: 10AM to 3PM (All Ages)
Mon: 3PM to 7PM (12 Years and Younger)
Tues – Fri: 10AM to 10PM (All Ages)
Sat: 9AM to 10PM (All Ages)
Sun: 9AM to 9PM (All Ages)

Weekend Dates #8: Bird-Watching

“Eh dear, do you know what kind of birds are we? Lovebirds.”

Taking it slow with a stroll down Bird Park admiring the elegance of birds watching them fly in the cages when they could fly across borders freely, you then realise – you too could fly across borders freely but you are comfortable living in your own cage.

Cost$30 (Adults)
$20 (Child, 3 - 12 years old)
Where2 Jurong Hill, 628925

Nearest MRT Station: Boon Lay MRT Station
WebsiteWildlife Reserves Singapore
Operating Hours8.30am to 6.00pm

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