Season of Giving at Singapore Sports Hub features charity initiatives the whole fam can get involved with, a free carnival, festive canoe rides, daily Christmas movie screenings, and much more
Who says the holiday season need be filled with sugar highs and food comas? Keep the whole fam happy, active and giving this December with the third annual Season of Giving at Singapore Sports Hub! Running from 1-31 December, Season of Giving features a wide variety of fun charitable activities for the whole family, from green Christmas wrapping with Santa’s elves, to a festive colouring contest, Christmas carnival, and jumping fundraiser to help alleviate poverty. It’s a super fun (and again, free!) way to teach little ones about the spirit of the season!
Here are all the highlights to look forward to at Season of Giving this December:
Slice of Love
Get ready to unleash your creativity and show everyone what your dream Christmas pizza tree would look like! With every submission, Pizza Hut will donate one slice of pizza to Singapore’s Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN). The three most creative colouring submissions will also walk away with some delicious prizes from Pizza Hut: Win a $50, $100 or $150 Pizza Hut Cash Voucher, and a pair of Pizza Making Workshop tickets (we’ve done this and it’s a super fun parent-child activity!).
When: 1-31 December
Timing: 10am to 8pm; click here for more details
Where: Sports Hub Library
How much: FREE! (And Pizza Hut will donate a pizza slice to APSN with every submission!)
Community Play Day
Join Singapore Sports Hub for a candy-themed carnival, craft workshops and the fabulous Santa Run for Wishes, which raises money for Make-a-Wish Singapore while runners don their most most festive running apparel! Other Community Play Day highlights include sporting family fun (a chance to try out a variety of different sports), an Augmented Reality Challenge, Zumba Kids Junior and a Christmas Dress-Up Photo Booth! You’ll definitely want to make a day of it, mama, as it all culminates with the giant Christmas tree light-up at sunset!
When: Saturday 7 December
Timing: 12pm to 9pm (click here for the full schedule and specific event timings)
Where: OCBC Square at Singapore Sports Hub
How much: Free Admission
Green Christmas Wrapping
Once you’ve got your Christmas gifts sorted, get them wrapped by some of Santa’s cheerful helpers with reusable wrapping paper and eco-accessories! In the process you’ll be making a worthy donation to Club Rainbow (Singapore).
When: Saturday 14 December and Sunday 15 December
Timing: 10am to 10pm; click here for more details
Where: Kallang Wave Mall
How much: Donate as you wish to Club Rainbow (Singapore), no minimum donation required
Row and Be Merry
There may not be snow but we think we’re pretty blessed to live in a place filled with warm sunshine! Why not get out on the water on the weekend before Christmas for some fresh air and fabulous views? For every open deck Christmas canoe you rent at the Water Sports Centre, Singapore Sports Hub will donate to Club Rainbow (Singapore)!
When: Saturday 21 December and Sunday 22 December
Timing: 7am to 7pm; click here for more details
Where: Water Sports Centre
How much: Between $8-$18 per pax
Jump for Hope
Ready to work off some of those Christmas calories? Join Jumping® Singapore, a registered charity and social enterprise, in their mission to alleviate poverty and homelessness in Singapore. Every jump counts, and will help the needy bounce back in life!
When: Saturday 28 December
Timing: 10am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3pm & 4:30pm
Where: 100PLUS Promenade, Gate 10
How much:Click here for more details
Ornaments, Carolling, Meet Santa & More
Even if you’re working up a sweat you won’t forget for one second that it is the holiday season, mama! From 1 December you can enjoy the 10m tall candy-themed Christmas Tree at OCBC Square (by Exit A of Stadium MRT) and receive a free Christmas Ornament (while stocks last) when you participate in any Season of Giving causes, or purchase an activity at Singapore Sports Hub during the month of December!
There’ll also be Christmas carolling from 20-25 December, a Balloon Sculptor and roving Christmas mascots (including reindeer, the gingerbread man, and a certain Santa Claus) on weekends throughout December, and Christmas movie screenings at the Sports Hub Library.
Christmas Carolling: 20-25 December, 5pm at Kallang Wave Mall
Roving Christmas Mascots & Balloon Sculptor: 7-8, 14-15 & 21-22 December, 1pm & 6pm at Kallang Wave Mall
Christmas Movie Screenings: Daily, 12pm & 5pm at Sports Hub Library
We can’t wait for it to be December, how ‘bout you? See you at the Sports Hub!