Father's Day Fun!
Father’s Day is fast approaching as the month of June whizzes by.
But how much do you know about this special occasion?
Let’s dig the history book to learn why Father’s Day came about.
Founded on 19th June 1910, Father’s Day was born after American Sonora Smart Dobb heard a Mother’s Day sermon in her town of Spokane, Washington. Established to complement Mother’s Day, Sonora sought to pay homage to her single parent father who single handedly raised six children.
Initially Father’s Day was earmarked for the 5th of June (Sonora’s father birthday), but unfortunately there wasn’t enough time for preparations and the date was pushed back to the third Sunday of June. Subsequently, it was introduced as a bill to the American Congress in 1913. However, it was not officially recognised as a holiday till President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1972.
Have you got plans for this coming Father’s Day?
Are you still unsure on how to celebrate this special day with Dad?
Then, fret no more as you can bring your Dad down for some Father’s Day fun at our SAFRA Yishun Open house this weekend!
SAFRA Yishun Open House is your one-stop recreational hub that offers something for all dads.
Here’s a little taste of what you can indulge in with your beloved father!
For the adrenalin junkie dads:
SAFRA Adventure Sport Centre
Scale to new heights with your Dad on our indoor rock walls. You can also get a head rush by engaging in abseiling or parachute jumping together. Or you can escape the outdoor heat by working out in our two storey indoor bouldering gym and work up a sweat.
Indoor Air Weapon Range
Ever wanted to engage in a shootout alongside with your Dad? Then, check out our indoor air weapon range and try out the variety of weapons on offer. Our 42 lane shooting range is the largest in Singapore which boast a fully automated target retrieval system. So the only question left is “So, do you feel lucky punk?”
For the sporty dad:
Looking for a way to beat the local heat? Then, have a splashing good time at our uniquely designed swimming pools. The highly popular water attraction is sure to be a hit with your family as it is one of SAFRA’s main highlights.
Fancy having your own Grand Slam final against your Dad? Why not grace our hard courts with some high octane racquet action? At our open air tennis courts, you can slug it out with your Dad to determine the victor.
Tired of Wii bowling? Then, drag your Dad down and hit the lanes to settle who the King of the Pins is once and for all. There will be lanes of fun for the whole family!
Put your hand-eye coordination and accuracy to the test and challenge your Dad to a round of billiards. Just be careful that your Dad isn’t hustler and pulling a fast one on you.
For the musical Dad:
Party World KTV
Is your Dad the ultimate shower singer? Then, unleash his vocal prowess in any of the 23 luxurious rooms at Party World KTV. Featuring multilingual songs from across the globe, each suite comes with a state of the art karaoke system that will fulfil all your musical desires.
StepUp Learning & Dance
Is your Dad dying for some hip hop moves? Now is the time for him to StepUp! StepUp Learning & Dance provides quality dance programme which is guaranteed to fuel one’s passion and interest. So put your best foot forward and dance!
For the worn out Dad:
Traditional Javanese Massage Hut
Is your Dad exhausted after a day of fun? Treat your Dad to the 300 year old ancient healing techniques to ease his muscle and joint pains. His well-deserved massage will be relaxing energising experience which he will not forget!
For the hungry Dad:
Do you have some beef with your Dad? Then, grill them together at our barbeque pits! Take this opportunity to bond with your Dad as you two cook up a feast for the family.
Eatzi Steakhouse Bistro
Are you lazy to cook after your Father’s Day fun? Then grab some great eats from Eatzi Steakhouse Bistro! With a wide menu featuring sizzling steaks, hearty pastas and Asian-inspired dishes, there is something for everyone. What’s more, they are a halal-certified restaurant to boot!
Pin Si Restaurant
Indulge in exquisite Cantonese cuisine and dim sum with your family this Father’s Day! Make your Dad feel like a King in this majestic Chinese restaurant which promises mouth-watering cuisine.
Bboyd Café Lounge
Kick back and unwind with your Dad over a drink in our café-lounge after your busy Father’s Day. Relax with the smooth tunes of MAYA, our resident live band which is sure to entertain you.
We hope that we helped give you some ideas for your Father’s Day celebration. And from all of us at SAFRA, Happy Father’s Day to all dads!
Remember to head down to SAFRA Yishun Open House this weekend!
60 Yishun Avenue 4
Tel: 6852 8200
9am to 9.30pm