Let Loose: After-Work Adventures To Try With Your Colleagues

Looking for something to do after work besides Netflix? Here are some activities you can do with your colleagues.
Spice up your after-work routine with these fun and unique activities with your colleagues.

When it comes to unwinding after work, some of us may lament having the same old routines – we go home, have dinner, and do household chores before watching TV.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. From checking out game cafes to trying out new fitness classes, here are some fun after-work activities you can enjoy with your colleagues.

Get Your Head in the Game by Visiting a Board Games Cafe or Internet Cafe

Why not make the next team outing or casual get-together a visit to a game cafe? You’ll be surprised at the bonds you can forge and the fun you can have while rolling the dice, playing cards, and creating unforgettable memories together.

Each game cafe has its own set of unique characteristics. Some are open 24/7, allowing you to indulge in gaming all night long. Whether you’re a duo or part of a large group with various experience levels, there’s something for everyone.

Apart from classic games, you can also try playing Singapore’s own games like The Singapore Dream

Board and Card Games

From classic games such as Monopoly and Uno to strategy games like Risk and Dune, these games not only provide a sense of nostalgia, but also offer excellent opportunities to bond with your colleagues, guaranteeing a night filled with laughter.

Console Games

For avid computer gamers, numerous internet cafes in Singapore offer a diverse selection of titles, ranging from Nintendo classics to cult favourites such as League of Legends and Valorant.

Tips and Tricks From Public Officers

“I am more into video games than board or card games and I am always on my PlayStation 5 when I am not working. Currently, I'm into soccer games like EA Sports FC 24.”

  • Syahri Ikram Bin Ismail, 29, Data Engineer at GovTech

Sweat It Out With Fun Fitness Activities

Let’s face it – not everyone is thrilled about working out, especially after a long day at the office. However, there are enjoyable ways to get your exercise in, which you can explore with your colleagues after work:

Pole Fitness

Today, more Singaporeans are embracing pole fitness as a means of building core strength and toning muscles. If you’re looking for a full-body workout that leaves you with a satisfying burn and improved balance, it might be time to give pole fitness a try.


Also known as trampoline workouts, rebounding involves cardio exercises performed while bouncing on a trampoline. Despite its high energy level, the workout is gentle on your joints due to the impact-absorbing properties of the trampoline. Here’s a fun fact: NASA uses rebounding to boost astronauts’ stamina before they embark on space missions!

Loosen up the knots in your body when you try aerial yoga

Aerial Yoga

Aerial yoga is one of the more popular fitness trends in Singapore. Unlike traditional yoga, aerial yoga makes use of a silk hammock, which helps to support your body as you work on your poses and inversions. In addition to providing a full-body workout, aerial yoga also helps to decompress your body and alleviate tension and muscle stress.

Tips and Tricks From Public Officers

“I want to try night cycling with my colleagues – the weather is cooler, and we can also appreciate the nice scenery.”

  • Wong Kar Lean, 50, Teacher (MOE)

Get Creative With Art

There are many different types of art, and many studios for you to create core memories through art. Here are some unique art activities with a variety of different mediums you can try out:

Art Jamming

Art jamming has gained significant popularity in Singapore and provides the ideal canvas for your creative aspirations. With a variety of studios offering a range of paint mediums, including watercolours, acrylics, and neon paints, participants can explore and experiment to create unique masterpieces.

Create your own unique rug by going to a rug tufting workshop

Rug Tufting

Who would have thought that crafting your very own rugs could be such an enjoyable pastime? Rug tufting, a contemporary approach to rug crafting, empowers you to fashion a personalised rug with a vibrant palette of yarns. Use it as a floor rug or to add an artsy touch to your wall or mirror.

Pottery Classes

An age-old craft that has left its indelible mark on cultures worldwide, pottery classes have gained immense popularity in Singapore as a fun artistic pursuit. Not everyone can master the potter’s wheel on their first attempt, which often leads to amusing mishaps. Regardless, pottery offers endless creative possibilities, enabling you to craft a wide array of ceramic items, from bowls and cups to vases.

Release Your Pent-up Frustration

On days when frustration and anger overwhelm us, finding productive outlets for these emotions can be a challenge. Here are some healthy ways to release the negative emotions and ‘reset’ your state of mind.


Every punch landed on a heavy sandbag releases endorphins, also known as the ‘happy hormone’, providing a natural mood boost.

Release all your frustrations safely in a rage room

Visit a Rage Room

Rage rooms offer a safe environment to release stress and anger. It’s also a fun way to connect with colleagues who may share similar challenges and concerns.

Axe Throwing

A unique sport first made popular in Australia, the United States and Canada, axe throwing is a fun activity that offers both competition and a release for pent-up frustrations. It can also be a memorable team-building experience with your colleagues.

Relax with Sound Therapy

Sound therapy is a therapeutic approach that utilises a combination of sounds, music, and specialised instruments to enhance one’s overall well-being. Given the growing emphasis on mental and emotional health in recent years, here are two accessible forms of sound therapy:

Looking for a new form of meditation? Try sound healing meditations

Sound Healing Meditations

Meditate as a group guided by the soothing resonance of gongs and an array of harmonious sounds, as you ‘reset’ your state of mind and relax your body. These group meditation spaces aren’t confined to studio spaces alone – they also extend to serene natural settings.

Singing Bowl Therapy

If you’re not familiar with singing bowls, they are a type of standing bell that produces a sustained note when struck. Similar to other sound therapy methods, singing bowl therapy promotes relaxation, meditation, and reduces stress and fatigue.

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    Nov 15, 2023
    Jayme Teo
    Sassy Mama Singapore
    Hale Yoga
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