OCBC Aquatic Centre, Water Sports Centre to reopen to public in Phase 2

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OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Sports Hub. (PHOTO: Action Images / Norman Ng)

SINGAPORE — The Singapore Sports Hub will be reopening the OCBC Aquatic Centre on Saturday (20 June), a day after Singapore enters Phase 2 of its reopening after the COVID-19 circuit breaker period.

In a media release on Friday, the Sports Hub said it will also open its Water Sports Centre on Monday. However, the OCBC Arena and National Stadium will remain closed to the public for now, as they are still being used as temporary migrant worker dormitories.

Already, Kallang Wave Mall has already resumed its operating hours on Friday, as did the mall’s indoor rock-climbing gym Climb Central.

Three outdoor areas will be open for public use – the lawn bowls, giant chess and beach volleyball courts, with online bookings available from Monday. The Sports Hub Visitors Centre will also be open to facilitate the borrowing of equipment for the lawn bowls and giant chess.

All group activities are limited to a maximum of five persons per group, while both the Aquatic Centre and Water Sports Centre will have a maximum capacity of 50 persons for now.

Single point of entry for opening facilities

A single point of entry will be implemented at both the Aquatic Centre and the Water Sports Centre. The public should maintain a two-metre distance from one another while exercising, while a three-metre distance should be observed among groups.

Classes and programmes will remain suspended until further notice.

Some venues and activities will remain suspended, such as the kids water playground at Splash-N-Surf, Sports Hub Fitness Studio classes at the OCBC Arena, daily Garmin Sports Sessions as well as all venue tours.

Other common areas, such as the 100PLUS Promenade, skate park and basketball courts will also remain closed until further notice.

Members of the public visiting the Sports Hub are urged to practice social responsibility and safe distancing, support contact tracing by checking in and out of venues/facilities via SafeEntry and always wear a mask.

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