10 Places to Play Badminton in Singapore

In charge of booking a venue for an upcoming game or two? Or looking for an outdoor or indoor badminton court near you? We've got you covered.

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

Wondering where you can play badminton in Singapore?

Fret not, as we've compiled a list of 10 venues for you to do so. From an exhibition-turned recreational indoor badminton hall, to free-for-play outdoor badminton courts all around the island.

There's bound to be a badminton court near you, so read on!

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

1. SINGAPORE BADMINTON HALL @ EXPO

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Responding to the nationwide shortage of badminton courts, Expo has pivoted from being an exhibition hall to a recreational hall.

Now called Singapore Badminton Hall @ Expo, they've been converted into the biggest indoor badminton hall in Singapore with 20 badminton courts and 2 pickleball courts.

With new floor mats in place, be sure that you will be able to move around more easily and have a better game performance.

Court Rates:
Mon-Fri   Wkend/PH
9am – 6pm: $12/hr $22/hr
6pm – 10pm: $22/hr $22/hr

2. SMASH ARENA @ D'ARENA JOO KOON

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Here's a spot for those living in the West!

Smasharena promises an ultimate professional badminton experience.

With Gerflor Taraflex® badminton flooring of 9mm thickness, it ensures comfort during the game while preventing injuries.

Equipped with Badminton World Federation (BWF) Grade-1 certified badminton poles and nets, you'll certainly feel like a professional player playing here!

Court Rates:

OFF-PEAK — $17/court/hr
Mon - Fri | 9am until 5pm

PEAK — $25/court/hr
Mon - Fri | 5pm until 12am*
Sat - Sun & PH^ | 8am until 12am*

*Last available slot until 1am on certain days
^Includes PH Eve & the following Monday if PH falls on Sunday

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore
Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

3. TEAMSPORTS ARENA @ SUNTEC

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Looking for a court somewhere near the CBD for after office games?

Look no further than Teamsports Arena @ Suntec Convention.

With 20 badminton courts occupying two exhibition halls, you can certainly secure a court and play a match with your colleagues.

Expect to have an enjoyable experience as the courts are equipped with 5mm competition mats on a professional sport flooring system which helps reduce injuries.

Court Rates:

Off-peak (Mon – Fri, 7AM-6PM): $15/hr
Peak (Mon – Fri 6PM-11PM, Sat – Sun 7AM-11PM): $30/hr

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4. OCBC ARENA

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For another spot that's near the CBD, you could also check out OCBC Arena!

You can enjoy playing badminton in an air-conditioned hall at almost half the price of other indoor courts.

Court Rates:

For Local Residents
Mon - Fri (7AM - 6PM) - $5/hr, after 6PM - $8/hr
Sat - Sun (7AM - 10PM) - $8/hr

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore
Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

5. SINGAPORE BADMINTON HALL @ GEYLANG

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Just a 5-minute walk from Aljunied Mrt, Singapore Badminton Hall @ Geylang is also pretty convenient.

What's more, you don't have to worry about food and supper spots after the game as there are plenty of options around.

With 14 Olympic-sized courts and seating for 400 spectators, this indoor court is certainly big enough to host competitions.

Call 67444111 to book the courts at the SBH.

6. activesg sports hall

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Finding somewhere near your place of residence?

There are plenty of ActiveSG Sports Halls scattered around the island.

Check out sport centres and indoor secondary or primary school badminton courts where they are open for booking through ActiveSG.

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore
Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

7. OnePA Community Centres

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Some neighbourhood community centres also have indoor badminton courts!

Some examples of CCs that have badminton courts available based on the various districts:

North: Ang Mo Kio CC, Yio Chu Kang CC

East: Bedok CC, Eunos CC

Central: Bishan CC, Jalan Besar CC, Tiong Bahru CC

West: Boon Lay CC, Clementi CC,

South: Bukit Merah CC, Telok Blangah CC

Simply visit the OnePA website's facilities page to check out the entire list and make a booking near you.

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

8. HDB OUTDOOR BADMINTON COURTS

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Last but not least, if outdoor badminton is your thing, you'll also be able to find outdoor badminton courts located at the void decks of most HDBs.

The best part? They are free for use and do not require any booking in advance.

Just remember to get your own net and you're good to go!

Where to Have Picnic in Singapore

Written By: Ellysa Jamaludin

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