When it is time to be “out and about” again after the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) has been lifted, some may feel they have been missing the fun and thrill while movement was limited. Parents with kids might want to send the children for a good sporty session; however may be reluctant to do so if it is carried out outdoor involving a large number of people.
Worry not, your kids, and you will not be missing the fun and thrill any further as Selangor is home to various indoor-sport attractions. On top of that, these attractions are highly and conveniently-accessible, with some located in well-known shopping malls in the State.
Hence, good news for everyone, a great shopping session may tail after; just like the phrase “killing two birds with one stone”. Hence, let’s get to the Top 10 Best Indoor-Sport Attractions in Selangor which are definitely suitable for both kids and adults!
1) Camp5, 1Utama
Sweat it off at Camp5! Operating since 2005, Camp5’s flagship outlet is home to Malaysia’s tallest indoor wall. The Facility is fully air-conditioned, located in a steel and glass tower on the 5th floor of 1Utama Shopping Centre (New Wing).
Wall Specifications are as follows:
Total Wall Area: 2300m2
Total Boulder Area: 450m2
Total Roped Wall Area: 1850m2
Tallest Wall Height: 20.3m
If you are new to climbing, do not let these specs scare you. Camp5 has walls in a range of sizes and with a wide scope of challenges from super-easy to insanely-hard. Hence, they are confident you will find a route you can conquer and a lot more that will challenge you.
2) District21, IOI City Mall, Putrajaya
District21 is a first of its kind; a 70,000sq.ft., post-apocalyptic themed Action and Adventure Park comprising 10 attractions, 8 party rooms and more, located in a 55ft air-conditioned atrium within IOI City Mall, Putrajaya. It has more than a dozen activities, which most of them are newly-featured in Malaysia such as Go-Pedal, Pump Track, Power Station, Low Ropes, Launch Pad, The Maze, Free Fall, Sky Trail, Tubby Ride, and Roller Glider. Weight & Height
Restriction applies at all attractions.
For more information, log on to: https://selangor.travel/listing/district21/
3) AirRider, 1Utama
AirRider, 1 Utama is the Indoor Skydiving simulation of an actual outdoor skydive at 14,000 feet. It is the hottest thrill ride and sport flying into Asia. Everyone who has dreamt of flying can come to one of the World’s 7th largest shopping mall – 1 Utama Shopping Centre, and experience the thrill of flight.
The all glass-panelled circular wind tunnel creates a cushion of air in a 12-foot diameter 32ft high flight chamber where the flyer enters onto a cushion of air and becomes airborne, all within the reach of a qualified instructor. The base of the chamber is a trampoline floor of aircraft-quality stainless steel and with wind speeds of up to 250 km/h, active flyers can easily and safely perform aerobatic manoeuvres. Spectators can watch this exuberating sport from a free viewing gallery and seating area too.
For more information, log on to: https://selangor.travel/listing/airrider-1-utama/
4) FlowRider, 1Utama
Ever thought of surfing in a shopping mall? Now you can with the flow-riding and surfing simulator venue in 1 Utama Shopping Centre. FlowRider, 1 Utama is a hybrid board-sport combining the techniques of surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding and skimboarding.
Whether a beginner or an expert, one can catch a perpetual wave with the guidance of a professional instructor. Waves are flawlessly created by endless sheets of water flowing at a 32 km/h over a composite vinyl surface. FlowRider also provides a wide range of lessons and courses from beginner to advance level with their dedicated coaches to improve your
FlowRiding technique with reliability and safety.
For more information, log on to: https://flowrider1utama.com.my/
5) JumpStreet Trampoline Park
Jump Street Trampoline Park is an urban universe with world-class facilities dedicated to jumping, bouncing, tumbling and any other imaginable gravity-fighting activities. It has hundreds of trampolines, with its Main Court taking nearly 10,000sq ft of interconnected trampolines, including special courts with basketball hoops, courts for trampoline dodge-ball games, a foam pit to jump into and giant air bags to land safely on.
JumpStreet offers fun and challenge for people of all ages (minimum age to jump independently is 3) and trampolining skill level. Its high-performance area will also help skilled athletes hone their aerial skills. JumpStreet also has areas that are dedicated to small children to ensure their safety and enjoyment.
For more information, log on to: https://selangor.travel/listing/jump-street-trampoline-park/
6) Malaysia National Ice Skating Stadium (MYNISS)
Located in the highly anticipated Empire City development, Malaysia National Ice skating Stadium (MYNISS) is the first Olympic-regulated ice rink in Malaysia with complete facilities to host tournaments of international standards. Hence, it is time to hone your rhythmic skating skills on an ice rink with international specs; nonetheless!
For more information, log on to: https://selangor.travel/listing/malaysia-national-ice-skating-stadium-myniss/
7) It’s a HIT Rooftop Baseball
It’s a HIT Rooftop Baseball is the first and only Baseball Fun Park in Malaysia and South-East Asia. No eye-watering theme park entrance fees – here you can confidently walk in and enjoy the one-of-its-kind Batting Cages and Carnival Games. Located on the rooftop of premier mall, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, come by for truly unique activities with great vibes and views!
For more information, log on to: https://selangor.travel/listing/its-a-hit-rooftop-baseball/
8) Sunway Pyramid Ice
Sunway Pyramid Ice is the first world class ice sports entertainment in Malaysia. It is strategically-located within the internationally award winning Sunway Pyramid mall, integrated resort city of Sunway Resort, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, Convention Centres, universities, colleges, international schools, corporate companies and residential communities.
Sunway Pyramid Ice is a popular recreational destination in Malaysia which attracts approximately 15,000 skaters each month. Spanning a 39m x 22.5m rink size, the spectacular view of the rink’s sleek-modern design creates an open view for the shoppers on each of the five floors to watch the skaters in action - an enjoyable and relaxing view.
For more information, log on to: https://www.sunwaypyramidice.com/
9) TraXion Karting at X Park Sunway Serene
TraXion Karting is South-East Asia’s biggest indoor karting centre, located in the heart of Kelana Jaya. It offers Kiddie Cart for kids up to 140cm tall and Fast Cart, for adults. Each session will take 10 minutes, and the operator is able to accommodate a Mini Race comprising 3 sessions including the finals, which requires a minimum participation of 8 racers at a time.
For more information, log on to: https://www.facebook.com/traxionkartingmy/
10) Galactic Laser, Sunway Pyramid
Galactic Laser is the largest and longest running laser tag in Malaysia. Located in a premier shopping mall, Sunway Pyramid and equipped with the latest technology, it is time to picture yourself as a character in a science fiction video- with a phaser in your hand, energetic music in the background and fog swirling around in the air, as you stealthily sneak around in a flowing arena that looks like an alien landscape.
It definitely offers the thrill of hunting in darkness while avoid getting tagged yourself.
For more information, log on to: http://galacticlaser.com/v2/
Fun and thrill is attractively-convenient in the State of Selangor. With various options to look into, both adults and kids are able to spend quality time in a safe and well-supervised setting. For all types of thrills; from flying, ice-skating, karting to laser tagging; Selangor has got your options pretty much covered.
However, it is to be reminded, new-norm practises based on SOPs should be emphasized at all times, for the sake of many. Tourists in Selangor should always register via “Selangkah:Langkah Masuk Dengan Selamat” mobile application, ensure social distancing, apply hand sanitizers regularly and wear face masks at all times whilst exploring Selangor in the near future.
For more information, log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website; Selangor.Travel.
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