Singapore is an active sports country and is known to have hosted many sports events in the recent past. It has a sports council that manages and represents the sports of Singapore at the international level. In 2010, Singapore hosted the inaugural summer youth Olympics and a round of Formula One championship, called The Singapore Grand prix in 2008. Some of the popular sports in Singapore are football, basketball, swimming, cricket, sailing, table tennis and badminton.
Most of the people in Singapore live in residential areas that have indoor and outdoor sports facilities available, such as swimming pools, basketball courts and usual playgrounds. Water sports is also a well followed sport in Singapore. Sports like sailing, kayaking, scuba diving and water skiing come under the category of recreational sports. Of all, football is the most famous sport and Singapore also has a soccer league of its own formed in 1994. Currently has 12 clubs that include even foreign teams.
There are soccer, hockey and general fields for team sports. CCAB (CoCurricular Activity Branch) has a hockey field. Delta hockey field is especially for hockey. There are Farrer park field and Geylang field for soccer and Jurong outdoor futsal centre which houses artificial futsal courts. The Pasir Ris outdoor soccer court is a 5-A-side soccer court. Sengkang hockey field has 2 hockey fields. The St Wilfrid field has one standard artificial soccer field and two 5-A-side artificial soccer fields to its name.
The Bedok club FITT gym is the oldest gym in Singapore and has a floor area of 260.15 sqm. The other gymnasiums are Bishan club FITT gym, the Bukit Gombak club FITT gym, Clementi gym, Choa Chu kang gym, Delta gym, Hougang gym, Jurong east gym, Jurong west gym, Pasir Ris gym, Sengkang gym, Tampines gym and many others. Most of these gymnasiums have standard gymnasium equipment, while some also have advanced exercise equipments.
Singapore has more than a dozen sports halls that have facilities for sports like badminton, gymnasium, volleyball, netball and table tennis. The popular sports halls are Bedok sports hall with four badminton courts, Bishan sports hall with four badminton courts and a gymnasium, Bukit Gombak sports hall with six badminton courts and CCAB sports hall with badminton, basketball, volleyball, netball courts and six table tennis tables. The Clementi sports hall has 14 badminton courts and 6 table tennis tables, while the Choa Chu Kang sports hall has facility for 8 badminton courts and 4 table tennis tables. The other sports halls are Delta, Hougang, Jurong, Pasir Ris, Sengkang, Tampines, Toa, Woodlands, Yio, and Yishun.
Most of these sports halls have facilities for tennis, squash and netball. For squash there is a special centre like Burghley, St Wilfrid and Kallang squash centers. For tennis, there are numerous sports centres like burghley, bedok, Choa Chu kang, among others. The Kallang netball centre has 6 netball courts along with tennis and squash.
Most of the stadiums in Singapore are for athletics like jogging, running and few for soccer. The stadiums like Bedok, Bishan, and all others have partial athletic facilities.
Swimming is one of the most popular sports in Singapore and has more than two dozen swimming pools. Most of the sports halls have swimming facility. Stand alone swimming complexes are The Ang Mo Kio complex, Buona Vista and the Bukit bakot. There are competition pools for tournaments, teaching and even wading pools available in many of these swimming complexes.
Apart from all these, there are schools available for sport activities. Most of the schools and colleges have sports facilities which can be used with prior booking. So if you are a sport enthusiast, there is no dearth of sports facilities in Singapore to enjoy.
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