When it is time to be “out and about” again after the Movement Control Order (MCO) gets lifted, some may feel they have been missing out on all the fun and thrill sports have had to offer. Parents with kids might also want to send their children for a good sporty session.
However, parents may be reluctant to do so if it is carried out outdoor involving many people. Worry not, as Tourism Selangor has recommended a list of ten best indoor sports attraction for both kids and adult. These attractions are highly accessible, with some located in well known shopping malls in the state.
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). Camp5 has walls in a range of sizes and with a wide scope of challenges from super-easy to insanely hard for the climber.
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 and Height Restriction applies at all attractions.
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 7 th 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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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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/
FlowRider, 1 Utama
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/
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 avoiding getting tagged yourself.
For more information, log on to http://galacticlaser.com/v2/
For all types of thrills; from flying, ice-skating, karting to laser tagging; Selangor has got your options pretty much covered. More information on the listing, log on to Selangor travel listing: https://selangor.travel/listing and the provided site.