Sports Hub: Two-day carnival to light up Kallang during National Day weekend

The Singapore Sports Hub will also offer free access to the OCBC Aquatic centre, Water Sports Centre and selected courts at the OCBC Arena from August 7 and August 10 for Singaporeans and permanent residents.
The Singapore Sports Hub will also offer free access to the OCBC Aquatic centre, Water Sports Centre and selected courts at the OCBC Arena from August 7 and August 10 for Singaporeans and permanent residents.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Families looking to spend celebrate the Republic's Jubilee weekend can head towards Kallang on Aug 8 and Aug 9 for the two-day Singapore Sports Hub SG50 Carnival.

The carnival, held from 9am to 9pm on both days, will feature various activities for the public including sports-themed games, traditional kampong games as well as children's activities at the OCBC Aquatic centre and water sports try outs at the Water Sports Centre.

All the activities are free for the public.

In addition, there will be DJ clinics to learn more about the art of scratching and Kulture K pop workshops for carnival-goers.

 

The Sports Hub will also be holding a free screening of the movie Ah Boys to Men 3: Frogmen at the OCBC Square on Saturday from 7pm-9pm.

Another highlight of the carnival will be on Sunday evening where a live telecast of the National Day Parade will be screened at OCBC Square.

"This carnival is a reminder that Sports Hub is committed to serving Singaporeans and growing with Singapore ... It also reinforces the Hub as a place for the elite to the novice - where all Singaporeans can experience sports and entertainment, in a community that celebrates diversity and inclusion," said Oon Jin Teik, the Singapore Sports Hub's chief operating officer.

To add to the Jubilee weekend celebrations, the Singapore Sports Hub will also offer free access to the OCBC Aquatic centre, Water Sports Centre and selected courts at the OCBC Arena from August 7 and August 10 for Singaporeans and permanent residents.

For more information and a detailed schedule of events at the Sports Hub over the Jubilee weekend, please visit www.sportshub.com.sg

ljeremy@sph.com.sg