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SG Basketball Court Directory – 23 Best Spots Including Free & Sheltered Locations

Basketball courts in Singapore

With sports being a popular pastime on the Little Red Dot, it’s quite common to spot groups of basketball players sweating it out at your local basketball court.

If you’ve ever thought of giving the sport a try with a couple of your friends, take a look at this list of basketball courts in Singapore. Loaded with free options all around the country as well as premium locations with better facilities, you’ll be sure to find a court near you to ball to your heart’s content.

Best basketball courts by area

Region Basketball court Where to book Price
North Block 211A Punggol Walk No booking required Free
Vista Park No booking required Free
MPC@Khatib No booking required Free
Bishan Clubhouse ActiveSG website or app From $15/hour
South / Central Duxton Plain Park No booking required Free
Bukit Purmei Block 112 No booking required Free
Telok Blangah Block 45 No booking required Free
Foot Locker Orchard Gateway Foot Locker Orchard Gateway booking website Free
Singapore Sports Hub Singapore Sports Hub website Free
OCBC Arena Singapore Sports Hub website From $40/hour
East Tampines Block 201 No booking required Free
Bedok North Block 166 No booking required Free
Beach Road Block 4A No booking required Free
Siglap CC OnePA website or over the counter at CCs Free
Our Tampines Hub ActiveSG website or app From $15/hour
Basketball Association of Singapore Submit booking form via fax or email From $46/hour
Shot Zone @ Chai Chee SG Basketball app | App Store/Google Play $50/30 minutes
West 334 Clementi Avenue 2 No booking required Free
Jurong West Block 629 No booking required Free
Boon Lay Drive Block 177 No booking required Free
Keat Hong CC OnePA website or over the counter at CCs Free
Taman Jurong CC OnePA website or over the counter at CCs Free
Nan Hua High School ActiveSG website or app From $15/hour


– Free basketball courts –

You’ve probably seen these public basketball courts peppered around Singapore. They’re mostly found in the vicinity of residential areas such as HDB flats. They’re free for all to use, whether you’re the next Steph Curry, or a novice looking for a fun way to burn extra calories.

However, because they essentially run on a first-come-first-serve basis, you might have to share a court with strangers. Do chat them up and see if they’re cool with taking turns to use the court. Who knows, you might find more basketball kakis to call on when you’re short on people.

Keep in mind that the lights for public basketball courts turn off around 9.30pm-10pm, indicating that the court is closed for the day. On another note, if you find that your neighbourhood’s basketball court requires some TLC, you can report any broken rims and errant potholes via the OneService app.

1. Duxton Plain Park

Duxton Plain ParkImage credit: S L via Google Maps

You’ll find the Duxton Plain Park basketball court tucked within Tanjong Pagar’s iconic Pinnacle@Duxton. Corporate folks working in the area, this one’s perfect for after-hours games to blow off some steam.

Address: New Bridge Road, Singapore 089140

2. Bukit Purmei Block 112

Bukit Purmei Block 112Image credit: S L via Google Maps

For a break from the offbeat things to do in Bukit Purmei, you’ll find an unassuming basketball court at Bukit Purmei Block 112. It’s right next to a coffee shop, so you can take a quick water break before going back to sink those 3-pointers.

Address: 112 Bukit Purmei Road, Singapore 090112

3. Telok Blangah Drive Block 45

Telok Blangah Drive Block 45Image credit: S L via Google Maps

Surrounded by towering HDB blocks, the basketball court at Telok Blangah Drive Block 45 is a lovely spot to host some games. The flooring is well-maintained and the court is enclosed by  fences, so you don’t have to go chasing after your balls when they run out of play.

Address: 45 Telok Blangah Drive, Block 45, Singapore 100045

4. Bedok North Block 116

Bedok North Block 116Image credit: BeanBurst via Google Maps

Bedok North Block 116’s basketball court is frequented heavily by nearby residents, as kids and adults alike can be seen having a jolly good time here on most evenings. The famous Bedok 85 Market is also a mere 200m away; head there if you’re looking to have a taste of the neighbourhood’s best eats.

Address: 116 Bedok North Road, Singapore 460116

5. Beach Road Block 4A

Beach Road Block 4A
Image credit: S L via Google Maps

Teetering on the edge of the city, the basketball court located at Beach Road Block 4A’s a good option if you’re looking for a recently renovated court to play at.

Address: 4A Beach Road, Singapore 191004

6. Tampines Block 201

Tampines Block 201
Image credit: @ownyourcourt via Instagram

Tampines Block 201’s basketball court is another hotspot popular with Easties. Speaking from personal experience, cooling down with a drink from the iTea outlet nearby while chatting the evening away with friends is just pure vibes.

Address: 170 Tampines Street 23, Singapore 529339

7. 334 Clementi Avenue 2

334 Clementi Avenue 2
Image credit: @ownyourcourt via Instagram

For authentic street basketball feels, the court at 334 Clementi Avenue 2 is the place to be. Dubbed “The Nest” amongst the Singapore basketball community, the caged, rugged court features unique bleacher-like stands for spectators. The hoops in this court are also equipped with metal chain nets for an alternative swoosh sound, providing a nice incentive to practise your free throws.

Address: 334 Clementi Avenue 2, Singapore 120334

8. Jurong West Block 629

Jurong West Block 629Image credit: Own Your Court

Jurong West Block 629’s court is another caged option in the West if you’d prefer to not spend half your session chasing after your balls. This one’s quite popular with the students from the surrounding schools, so your best bet is to come early in the morning.

Address: 619 Jurong West Street 65, Singapore 640619

9. Boon Lay Drive Block 177

Boon Lay Drive Block 177Image credit: Pohbooon Yeo via Google Maps

The sheltered court at Boon Lay Drive Block 177 is great for hosting basketball games even when it’s pouring, or when it gets scorching hot.

Address: 177 Boon Lay Drive, Block 177, Singapore 640177

10. Punggol Walk Block 211A

Punggol Walk Block 211A
Image credit: 211A Basketball court via Google Maps

The basketball court at Punggol Walk Block 211A probably has the most happening community of any court on this list. Swing by the court if you’re looking for friendly faces; the folks here even record 180° videos of their games – see if you can spot yourself in any of them when you do decide to drop in.

Address: 211A Punggol Walk, Singapore 821211

11. Vista Park

Vista ParkImage credit: Sembawang Town Council

Located near the Alice in Wonderland playground, Vista Park also houses a huge sheltered basketball court. Bring a ball on your next visit to the park, if you need something to keep your hands busy while the lil one is busy exploring the whimsical slides and swing sets.

Address: 580 Woodlands Drive 16, Singapore 730580

12. MPC@Khatib

MPC At KhatibImage credit: Chian Song Lim via Google Maps

MPC@Khatib’s probably one of the biggest sheltered basketballing venues out there in Singapore. The huge multi-purpose venue has 4 full-length basketball courts for avid ballers to sweat it out at. There are even a couple of huge fans overhead, so it won’t get too hot even when you’re playing on sweltering afternoons.

Address: Yishun Avenue 2, Singapore 760846

13. Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore Sports Hub Hard Courts - Basketball Courts In Singapore
Image credit: Singapore Sports Hub

With Singapore Sports Hub being the place where most major sporting events are held in the country, it should come as no surprise that you’ll be able to play ball right here. There are 3 hard courts for the public to use, completely free of charge. However, you‘ll have to make bookings on the Singapore Sports Hub website.

Address: Singapore Sports Hub, 100PLUS Promenade, L3, Near National Stadium Gate 13, Singapore 397718

– onePA basketball courts –

You’ll find that onePA basketball courts are generally more well-maintained than the public courts. These can be found within community centres (CC), so they’re typically easily accessible by public transport, making for hassle-free venues to host your games.

There are even basketball interest groups on the onePA website you can sign up for if you’re looking for people to play with. These are free for all to join, and there are a bunch of them to choose from, such as Under-18s and gender-specific groups.

Price: Varies from CC to CC. Most of them are free to book, but certain locations require a booking fee that can range from $2-$10/hour. Do look up the prices on the onePA website or call up your local CC for any enquiries.

How to book a onePA basketball court?

Court bookings are not a must to play at onePA basketball courts; they operate like the public courts. However, you can make bookings to secure some playtime at onePA courts, as users who’ve done so take precedence over those using the court for free. You can make bookings over the counter at CCs, or through the onePA booking page.

Do note that onePA basketball courts may be used for other CC-organised activities, so do enquire with your CC to ask if the court is in use before heading down for your games.

You will only be able to make court bookings by logging into the onePA website with your Singpass account. Those without one can head down to any CC to get assistance with signing up for a onePA membership.

14. Siglap CC

Siglap CC - Basketball Courts In Singapore
Image credit: Wurst und Soße via Google Maps

Siglap CC is a relatively new facility, having opened in 2022, so you can expect the court here to be in tip-top condition. The basketball stands on both sides of the court are even padded for extra safety, for when your games get a little physical.

Address: 151 Bedok South Road, Singapore 460151
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6449 8040 | Siglap CC website

15. Keat Hong CC

Keat Hong CC - Basketball Courts In SingaporeImage credit: Own Your Court

For some rooftop basketballing action, look no further than Keat Hong CC; it’s opposite Choa Chu Kang MRT, making it super convenient to squeeze some games in. Since the court is located on the roof of the CC, you’ll feel a slight breeze when you’re busy sinking shots.

Address: 2 Choa Chu Kang Loop, #01-01, Singapore 689687
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6769 4194 | Keat Hong CC website

16. Taman Jurong CC

Taman Jurong CC - Basketball Courts In SingaporeImage credit: SC Consultants

Residents of the West can visit Taman Jurong CC for some on-court action. Afterwards, make a beeline for the Taman Jurong Food Centre; hearsay the Lor Mee here is great for satisfying post-game munchies.

Address: 1 Yung Sheng Road, Singapore 618495
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6268 3931 | Taman Jurong CC website

– ActiveSG basketball courts –

Much like badminton courts, ActiveSG basketball courts are usually found in school halls, which are made available for booking when they are not in use by the school. There are a couple of ActiveSG basketball courts found outside of school halls too; these are housed in big sporting facilities like Our Tampines Hub.

Non-peak hour (Mon-Fri, 7am-6pm): $15/hour
Peak hour (Mon-Fri, 6pm-10pm | Sat-Sun & PH, 7am-10pm): $30/hour

How to book an ActiveSG basketball court?

You’ll be able to make basketball court bookings via the ActiveSG website or app.

It’s the fastest fingers first when it comes to ActiveSG court bookings. If you’re finding it difficult to book one normally, set an alarm for 7am – that’s when new booking slots are released daily – to snag courts ASAP. Do note that you’ll be able to book courts up to 2 weeks in advance, so do make plans with your gang ahead of time.

How to sign up for an ActiveSG membership?

You can sign up for an ActiveSG membership on the ActiveSG website by using your Singpass account. Alternatively, you can also use your email or phone number to sign up for a membership, but you’ll still need essential info like your NRIC and postal code.

17. Nan Hua High School

Nan Hua High School - Basketball Courts In Singapore
Image credit: @ownyourcourt via Instagram

As Nan Hua High School’s basketball court is regularly used by students of the school, you can rest easy knowing that you’ll be paying for a well-maintained court. Feel free to stay hydrated with the water coolers found near the toilet; there are even available showers where you can freshen up after working up a sweat.

Address: 41 Clementi Avenue 1, Singapore 129956
Opening hours: Sat 3pm-9pm | Sun 9am-9pm (Closed on weekdays)
Contact: 6776 2560 | Nan Hua High School Hall website

18. Our Tampines Hub

Our Tampines Hub
Image credit: Our Tampines Hub via Facebook

Of course, Our Tampines Hub also plays host to a couple of basketball courts within its expansive premises. From the standard height rims to the elevated bleacher seating, the courts here replicate the experience you’d see in professional games. Just make sure not to shoot air balls when bae is cheering you on from the stands.

Address: 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 528523
Opening hours: 7am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6340 3636 | Our Tampines Hub website

19. Bishan Clubhouse

Bishan Clubhouse - Basketball Courts In Singapore
Image credit: ActiveSG Circle

If you’d prefer the fresh breeze of an outdoor court while not having to vye with strangers for court ownership, then go for the basketball court at Bishan Clubhouse. If you’ve still got energy to spare after your rounds, they’ve also got tennis and squash courts up for booking if those tickle your fancy.

Address: 3 Bishan Street 14, Singapore 579780
Opening hours: 7am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6353 6117 | Bishan Clubhouse website

– Other basketball courts –

Other than the options we’ve listed above, there are also a couple of other basketball courts you can book for your games. These independent courts are not managed by ActiveSG or CCs, and require booking via their respective websites or apps.

Some of these courts are also used for official sporting events or training purposes, so if you’re looking for a more immersive basketball experience, these are some spots to consider.

20. Foot Locker Orchard Gateway

Foot Locker Orchard Gateway - Basketball Courts In Singapore
The walls of the court feature murals created by local artists, commissioned by the store when it first opened in 2020.
Image credit: @jameschia_ via Instagram

In case you didn’t know, there’s a basketball court right in the middle of CBD, should the itch to play ball strike when you’re walking down Orchard Road. This underground court is located on level B2 of the 5-storey Foot Locker outlet in Orchard Gateway and features a half court to shoot some hoops at.

Best part? It’s free to book; just head to Foot Locker Orchard Gateway’s court booking website to reserve a 50-minute slot for up to 10 pax. Do note that it’s pretty hard to lock down a slot, the last time we checked, they were fully booked till May.

Price: Free
Address: 218 Orchard Road, Gateway, #03-01/03-06 @ Emerald Unit, Orchard, 238851
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6950 0255 | Foot Locker website

21. OCBC Arena

OCBC Arena - Basketball Courts In Singapore
Image credit: @singaporeslingers via Instagram

Well, if you’ve ever wanted to live out your dreams of playing on the big stage like the pros do, you’ll be able to do so at the OCBC Arena. It’s the home stadium for the Singapore Slingers, a professional basketball team which competed in the ASEAN basketball league.

You’ll be able to book courts here on Singapore Sports Hub’s website, and the court’s prestige comes with a hefty price tag of $40/hour. But, you’ll get to play ball on a professional-grade court, and there’s just a certain aura emanating from the grounds. The entire place is air-conditioned too, so you won’t be too stuffy during your stay here.

Non-peak hours (Mon-Fri 7am-6pm): $40/hour
Peak hours (Mon-Fri 6pm-10pm | Sat-Sun & PH 7am-10pm): $52/hour
Address: 5 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397631
Opening hours: 7am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6653 8900 | OCBC Arena website

22. Basketball Association of Singapore

Basketball Association of Singapore - Basketball Courts In Singapore
Image credit: @basketballsingapore via Instagram

If you’re looking for yet another court used by the big shots, then the ones over at Basketball Association of Singapore will suffice. They’re the governing body of all things basketball in the nation, so you can trust that their courts are of the highest quality. Heck, these courts even host games for the Women’s Basketball National League, so you know they’re legit.

Besides booking their courts, you’ll also be able to rent all sorts of equipment to host a full-fledged tournament. These include scoreboards, shot clocks, bibs, basketballs, and even referees to oversee your games. To rent the facilities, you’ll be required to fill up the Basketball Association of Singapore booking form and send it over to them via email or fax.

Non-peak hours (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm): $46/hour
Peak hours (Mon-Fri 5pm-10pm | Sat-Sun & PH 8am-10pm):  $100/hour
Address: 601 Aljunied Avenue 1, #01-04, Singapore 389862
Opening hours: 8am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 6743 8425 | Basketball Association of Singapore website

23. Shot Zone @ Chai Chee

NBA star Jeremy Lin paid Shot Zone a visit last year.

Shot Zone is the place to head to for those looking to up their game. You’ll get the option to book half courts here when you don’t have the numbers for 5-a-side games. However, their main draw is their on-site academy that you can sign up for, and you’ll be paired up with coaches to refine skills such as ball handling and shooting.

The coaches will make use of ball-feeding machines and motion-tracking apps to ensure that you’re improving with every session, making this place a one-of-a-kind facility for those devoted to excelling at the sport.

The booking of Shot Zone’s courts, as well as registering for their academy, can be done on their SG Basketball app.

Price: $50/30 minutes
Address: 750B Chai Chee Road, #01-02, Singapore 469002
Opening hours: 9am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 8522 7717 | Shot Zone website

Where to get basketball equipment in Singapore?

Queensway Shopping CentreAnother solid choice is to hit up Queensway Shopping Centre, as it has always been a one-stop shop for all sporting needs if you’re on a budget.
Image credit: Queensway Shopping Centre via Facebook

PSA: Most basketball courts in Singapore don’t provide equipment. You can get affordable basketballs online from below $20 on Shopee and Decathlon if you’re just starting out with your pals.

Higher quality equipment like FIBA-certified balls and basketball-specific gear can be purchased from renowned sports retailers like Nike and Adidas if you’re looking to upgrade. Alternative options include JD Sports and Foot Locker as they’ve got a plethora of basketball shoes for sale. Pick up a pair to reduce the chance of picking up an injury during games.

Book these basketball courts in Singapore for your next game

There are plenty more basketball courts out there in Singapore; pretty much every HDB estate has one, so do a quick Google search of your neighbourhood to see which courts are nearest to you. But, now that you’ve got the know-how on booking the various types of basketballing venues, all that’s left is to jio your crew for a hearty workout sesh on court.

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Cover image adapted from: Our Tampines Hub via Facebook, @ownyourcourt via Instagram, ActiveSG Circle, Singapore Sports Hub
Originally published on 22nd March 2024.