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9 Fun Corporate Team-Building Activities In Singapore Even Non-Enthu Colleagues Will Like

Team-building activities in Singapore

Truth is, work becomes much more fun when we get to know our colleagues on a personal level. Besides, we’d want to know exactly who we’re spending so much of our time with, day in, day out. That’s why team-building activities that remove us from the typical office environment are necessary. 

To make it count, forget awkward dinners or the usual karaoke sessions. Head for these team-building activities in Singapore that won’t just be a fun break from the workplace. They’ll also arm you with valuable skills you can bring back to the office.

1. Race like professionals at KF1 Karting Circuit

Image credit: @kf1kartingcircuit via Instagram

For an adrenaline-pumping company outing, KF1 Karting Circuit is probably the closest most of us will be able to get to racing like professionals. The circuit is equipped with the works of a Grand Prix-like auditorium, a viewing gallery, and even a pit lane. The track also has F1-inspired lighting for night races.

Race under an MRT track! 

Image credit: @kf1kartingcircuit via Instagram

Large groups needn’t worry about taking turns behind the wheel; KF1’s track can be converted into 2 smaller configurations so 2 teams can race simultaneously. Beginners can start out by using novice karts that reach 35km/h, while those itching for an adrenaline rush have the option of advanced karts with a top speed of 110km/h.

KF1 Karting Circuit @ Kranji
from $18/10mins for novice karts from $22/10mins for advanced karts
1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078
Opening Hours: Monday 07:30 a.m - 07:30 a.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday Closed
Tuesday 01:00 p.m - 08:30 p.m
Wednesday 01:00 p.m - 08:30 p.m
Thursday 01:00 p.m - 08:30 p.m
Friday 01:00 p.m - 08:30 p.m
Saturday 01:00 p.m - 08:30 p.m
Sunday 01:00 p.m - 08:30 p.m
KF1 Karting Circuit @ Expo
$28/10min for novice karts
$35/10min for advanced karts
*Corporate & Parties $2.5k/hr-$2.9k/hr
*temporarily CLOSED till further notice
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Singapore Expo, Carpark H, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Opening Hours: Monday 01:00 p.m - 09:00 p.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday 01:00 p.m - 09:00 p.m
Tuesday 01:00 p.m - 09:00 p.m
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 01:00 p.m - 09:00 p.m
Friday 01:00 p.m - 09:00 p.m
Saturday 10:00 a.m - 09:00 p.m
Sunday 10:00 a.m - 09:00 p.m

2. Sail around Marina Bay

See Singapore’s CBD in a different light by sailing around it instead. The Singapore Sailing Federation hosts the Marina Bay Sailing programme that takes team building to the waters of Marina Bay. 

A sport that requires plenty of discipline, here’s where teamwork will come into focus. Their programme is tailored for both leisure and competitive outings: 

Scenic Team Building Sailing
Duration: 2 hours

What you’ll do: Take in the views of the scenic skyline and snap lots of photos with landmarks like Marina Bay Sands and ArtScience Museum. Get into the real grit of sailing, where teams will be coached on how to properly steer boats and rig sails. Put your skills to the test as you delve into an epic team race across Marina Bay, the Raffles Marina or along the East Coast.

Rates: from $535/2-3 persons
Address: 1500 East Coast Parkway National Sailing Centre, Singapore 468963
Operating hours: 9am-6pm, Daily (except major public holidays)
Contact: 6444 4555 | Singapore Sailing Federation website

3. Enter a Masterchef-type showdown

Image credit: Kitchen Showdown 

We here in Singapore really love our food, and Kitchen Showdown has a number of challenges that’ll have your entire office in an epic cook-off. Here are some to look out for:

  • Team Bake Off: Test just how well you can follow a recipe and decorate a cake with this Great British Bake Off-inspired challenge.
  • The Amazing Race: This high-pressure race against the clock has teams running to the nearest supermarket and back to complete their planned dishes.
  • The Mystery Box Challenge: Just like on MasterChef, this challenge requires teams to create a full 3 course meal using random ingredients from a mystery box.

Image credit: Kitchen Showdown 

These challenges aren’t just all about having fun; you’ll also be able to practice useful soft skills like coming up with strategies and working as a team to beat a time limit.

Kitchen Showdown Singapore
37A Boat Quay, #02-01, Singapore 049826
Opening Hours: Monday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Tuesday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Wednesday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Thursday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Friday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Saturday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Sunday Closed

4. Battle like Hawkeye with archery tag

Image credit: Archery Attack Singapore

It’s always cool to watch epic battles in movies with soldiers charging in with bows and arrows, like the elves of Lord of the Rings. Turns out you can actually organise one of your own right here in Singapore. 

Image credit: Archery Attack Singapore via Facebook

Find out who in your office is a sleuthy sniper or an aggro charger at a session with Archery Tag Singapore. With 4 different game modes to choose from, channel your inner Legolas and show off your marksmanship skills. And don’t worry about getting hurt, this archery version of laser tag uses safe foam-tipped arrows. 

Fun Empire- Archery Tag
60 Tannery Lane, Singapore 347803
Opening Hours: Monday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Tuesday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Wednesday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Thursday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Friday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Saturday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Sunday 09:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m

5. Customise t-shirts & tote bags with an art jamming session

Image credit: Streaks n Strokes

For those who find travelling in 1 big batch to a cohesion destination a logistical nightmare, consider bringing the activity right to your office without foregoing any of the fun. Streaks n Strokes offers Physical Art Jamming Workshops on location for an additional $200.

You won’t be left to your own devices either, as art instructors from Streaks n Strokes will be present to conduct walkthroughs. They can even customise their own t-shirt, tote bag, or sneakers.

Streaks n Strokes
DIY Tote Bag Painting (1.5 to 2 hours): from $20.90/pax
DIY T-Shirt Painting (1.5 to 2 hours): from $25.90/pax
DIY Tote Bag + T-Shirt Painting (2.5 to 3 hours): from $42.90/pax
DIY Sneaker painting (1.5 to 2 hours): from $46.90/pax
*If you require the event to be held at your own preferred venue, a $200 transport, setup and logistics charge will be charged
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2 Serangoon Road, Tekka Place Mall, Main Block, #B1-21, Singapore 218227
Opening Hours: Monday 05:30 p.m - 09:30 p.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday 05:30 p.m - 09:30 p.m
Tuesday 05:30 p.m - 09:30 p.m
Wednesday 05:30 p.m - 09:30 p.m
Thursday 05:30 p.m - 09:30 p.m
Friday 05:30 p.m - 09:30 p.m
Saturday 07:30 a.m - 07:30 a.m
Sunday 07:30 a.m - 07:30 a.m

6. Conquer “realistic” VR escape rooms

Image credit: Zero Latency

If you’ve already solved all the regular escape rooms in Singapore, head for something more exciting that has monsters actually jumping right at you. Virtual reality has kicked into full-force with a slew of VR escape rooms popping up. Like video games, these require teams to work as a unit in order to come out on top.

Image credit: V-Room

Zero Latency, for one, has intense games that have teams battling the undead or entering an interstellar war. This is also an opportunity to work on your team #fitspo as you’ll have to navigate a space that’s as big as a warehouse.

For puzzle and arcade-type games and escape rooms, V-Room has quite an extensive list of titles to choose from, like VR paintball and horror puzzles.

Zero Latency Singapore
$59.90/pax *Up to 8 players
3 Temasek Boulevard #03-346/347 (between Tower 2 and 3 Suntec City Mall, Singapore 038983
Opening Hours: Monday Open 24 Hours Show More Timings Hide
Monday Open 24 Hours
Tuesday Open 24 Hours
Wednesday Open 24 Hours
Thursday Open 24 Hours
Friday Open 24 Hours
Saturday 11:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m
Sunday 11:00 a.m - 09:00 p.m
$24/hr on weekdays $30/hr on weekends
1 Maritime Square, Harbourfront Centre, #03-15, Singapore 099253
Opening Hours: Monday Open 24 Hours Show More Timings Hide
Monday Open 24 Hours
Tuesday Open 24 Hours
Wednesday Open 24 Hours
Thursday Open 24 Hours
Friday Open 24 Hours
Saturday Open 24 Hours
Sunday Open 24 Hours

7. Diffuse the office blues in the countryside

Take your team to the outdoors and bond over farming-inspired activities like zen potting sessions or adventure races. With long-standing educational programmes and a culinary school and museum, Bollywood Farms has a line-up of challenges that’ll let you get your hands dirty for the day.

Build your own scarecrow and see if it’s as impressive as Bollywood Veggies’ own.
Image credit: @gloriafaithsoh

Their Bollywood Kampung Race takes on an Amazing Race-style challenge, where teams will have to hunt for harvests and build scarecrows. A Culinary Challenge also lets you pick your own fresh produce to cook an assigned cuisine as a team.

The Scrabble Shamble challenge is a literal word search puzzle where participants have to find as many letters as possible to form themed words.
Image credit: Bollywood Veggies via Facebook

Bollywood Farms
100 Neo Tiew Road, Singapore 719026
Opening Hours: Monday 07:30 a.m - 07:30 a.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday 07:30 a.m - 07:30 a.m
Friday 09:00 a.m - 04:00 p.m
Saturday 07:00 a.m - 05:00 p.m
Sunday 07:00 a.m - 05:00 p.m

8. Don an inflatable bubble to bump into your workplace besties

Image credit: Cohesion Singapore

Here’s one place where you’re technically allowed to unleash any pent-up tension you might have with a co-worker. At Cohesion Singapore, you and the rest of the team will don inflatable orbs, which will protect you from any bruising as you run into each other in bubble-based activities such as dodgeball, capture-the-flag, and soccer.

Rates: From $15/pax
Address: 38 Jalan Benaan Kapal, Singapore 399635
Operating hours: 9am-11pm, Daily
Contact: 9620 0787 | Cohesion Singapore website

9. Brave new heights with your colleagues at Forest Adventure

Take the monthly office get-together to a whole ‘nother level by completing an obstacle ropes course together at Forest Adventure at Bedok Reservoir. Don’t worry if you’re not too keen on heights – there will be safety briefings, harnesses, and instructors on the ground to ensure the whole team makes it together.

Image credit: Kiko Bacala via GoogleMaps

There are up to 44 obstacles of varying heights and difficulty to conquer, and you can do them all with the Grand Course. It even includes 3 zip lines that’ll have you whizzing over water.

Image credit: Forest Adventure

Forest Adventure
From $38/pax
Bedok Reservoir Park, Carpark A, Singapore 479244
Opening Hours: Monday 09:00 a.m - 02:00 p.m Show More Timings Hide
Monday 09:00 a.m - 02:00 p.m
Tuesday 09:30 a.m - 06:00 p.m
Wednesday 09:30 a.m - 06:00 p.m
Thursday 09:30 a.m - 06:00 p.m
Friday 09:30 a.m - 06:00 p.m
Saturday 09:30 a.m - 06:30 p.m
Sunday 09:30 a.m - 06:30 p.m

Team-building with Marina Bay Corporate Sailing

There’s no shortage of activities in Singapore, but if you’re looking for something that beats a typical corporate outing, go for one that’ll make a day to remember. 

With Marina Bay as your backdrop, the Marina Bay Sailing programme by Singapore Sailing Federation isn’t just going to leave you with enviable photos that not everyone has the chance to take. 

You’ll get to try your hand in steering an actual boat and rigging sails while learning valuable teamwork skills. For those who love a challenge, opt for a team race to put what you’ve learnt to the test. The program goes beyond team-building as it also makes a unique outing for hosting clients and visitors.

Singapore Sailing Federation offers lots of activities that’ll let you easily dip your feet into the sport, like beginner sessions to get the hang of different boat types.


Plan your team-building session with Singapore Sailing Federation


Singapore Sailing Federation
Address: 1500 East Coast Parkway National Sailing Centre, Singapore 468963.
Operating hours: 9am-6pm, Daily (Closed on public holidays)
Contact: 6444 4555 | Singapore Sailing Federation website

This post was brought to you by Singapore Sailing Federation.
Cover image adapted from: Kitchen Showdown, @kf1kartingcircuit via Instagram
Originally published on 11th April 2019. Last updated by Nicholas Ong on 28th September 2023.

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