Established in December 1986, NTUC Club has a long-running history in providing affordable lifestyle options for union members and the public. Follow us as we look back and reminisce our milestones.
Official completion of the Refreshing Downtown East project, renewing our position as Singapore’s iconic leisure and lifestyle destination.
Downtown East celebrated its 30th anniversary with a music festival and other fun festivities, reaffirming our commitment to stay true to bring fun to members and workers.
Opening of new and exciting tenants at Downtown East, such as Tayo Station – Southeast Asia’s first Tayo character-based indoor playground.
Marina Bay Golf Course won “Best Public Golf Course in Asia Pacific” at the 2018 Asian Golf Awards.
Union Square clubhouse located at The Amara was relocated to Havelock II in January 2017.
Official opening of Wild Wild Wet rides, Royal Flush and Free Fall, to members and guests on 13 March 2017.
Marina Bay Golf Course won Singapore’s Best Golf Course at the World Golf Awards 2017.
Wild Wild Wet and D’Resort won Tripzilla’s Excellence Awards for Best Family Attraction and Best Family Resort.
Wild Wild Wet was awarded Top 10 Water Parks in Asia by TripAdvisor for 3rd year running.
Opening of Orchid Bowl in SAFRA Punggol in June 2016.
For better engagement of the changing demographics of union members, Happy Days and Jest D’Place clubhouses were revamped to a sports bar and pool bar respectively.
Opening of E!Avenue F&B shops and expansion of Wild Wild Wet to double its size in the last quarter of the year.
Downtown East and D’Resort Rainforest Block won the BCA Universal Design Mark Award (Gold Plus) and BCA Green Mark Award respectively.
Brand new D’Resort welcomed its first guests on 1st July.
Downtown East was identified as a SG Heart Map place, celebrating it as a place which Singaporeans identify as ‘Home’.
Phase 1 of Downtown East Refresh was celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony in March 2013.
Wild Wild Wet was awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.
eXplorerkid (AMK Hub) and Downtown East won the “We Welcome Families” awards presented by the Businesses for Families Council (BFC).
NTUC Club celebrated its 25th anniversary, renewing its commitment to take care of members’ well-being through Fun.
Downtown East Refresh was unveiled to the media; the 5-year project for a major facelift at Downtown East was to begin at the end of 2012.
Marina Bay Golf Course was awarded third place for ‘Best Course in Singapore’ by Asian Golf Monthly Awards.
NTUC Club implemented LinkPoints as a common currency for its facilities and services.
eXplorerkid launched a new satellite centre at AMK Hub to increase accessibility of its facilities and services for members.
Both eXplorerkid and Downtown East were winners of the “We Welcome Families” awards presented by the Businesses for Families Council (BFC).
nEbO was integrated to become the Labour Movement’s junior membership arm.
U Bowling, a new bowling community for union bowlers was formed.
Costa Sands Resort rejuvenated its product offerings with 18 Family Suites and 184 Deluxe Plus rooms to meet the changing needs of NTUC members.
Orchid Bowl’s centres underwent a refresh for a sleek, trendy new look.
Wild Wild Wet attained S-Class certification for excellent service standards.
U Sports was launched as the key engagement platform to reach out to the union community through sports.
NTUC Secretary-General Lim Swee Say launched U Live – a community for active agers 55 years through various Work, Live and Play initiatives.
New engagement engine U Club was formed to engage housewives, uniformed groups and other non-union eligibles.
NTUC Club looked to raise union engagement to new levels and forge better relationships through its new initiative of grooming staff to become Union Relationship Managers.
Costa Sands Resort acquired 4 new villas in Bintan, Indonesia increasing its offerings to members.
E!Hub, a 5-storey entertainment and leisure centre housing Orchid Bowl, eXplorerkid, a cinema and numerous F&B outlets opened at Downtown East.
eXplorerkid was expanded to become the largest indoor family playground in Singapore.
The Family Recreation FUNd was enhanced and re-introduced as the Family Recreation & Fun Carnival.
NTUC Club initiated the Union Support Scheme, a funding scheme for unions to tap on when holding activities at Club-owned facilities.
NTUC Club launched its renewed Mission and Core Values, moving beyond just being a facilities provider to building, engaging and strengthening communities
NTUC Club made its first attempt at bringing world-class musicals to Singapore with My Fair Lady.
Launch of youth membership club nEbO to forge lasting ties between youth and the Labour Movement.
Scarlet City officially opened at AMK Hub to provide oriental-based entertainment.
Opening of The Spa @ Aranda, the first spa by the Labour Movement.
Subsidiary Family Leisure Pte Ltd acquired three more bowling centres, bringing the number of Orchid Bowl outlets to four.
Subsidiary NCI Golf Pte Ltd opened Marina Bay Golf Course, the first public 18-hole golf course in Singapore.
DXO clubhouse was officially opened by then NTUC Secretary-General Lim Boon Heng.
Family Recreation FUNd launched to help lower-income members achieve better work-life balance.
For its quality service, Costa Sands Resort attained the Service Class (S-Class) certification.
Wild Wild Wet was officially opened by then NTUC Secretary-General Lim Boon Heng.
my golf kaki, a golf community, was set up to meet the needs of golfing members.
NCI acquired Costa Sands Resort (East Coast and Pasir Ris), bringing the total number of rooms to 812 and making NTUC Club the largest resort operator in Singapore.
Completion of D’Marquee, a multi-purpose venue which can host concerts and mass events at Downtown East.
New suspended swimming pool opened at Costa Sands Resort (Downtown East).
Completion of $1 million upgrading exercise at Costa Sands Resort (Sentosa). Ten dormitory-style rooms were converted to 34 superior rooms.
Union Square clubhouse was opened in Tanjong Pagar.
Completion of $30 million re-development of NTUC Pasir Ris Resort, including the construction of Escape Theme Park. NTUC Pasir Ris Resort was re-branded as NTUC Lifestyle World – Downtown East.
Everest Highway Kalapattar Trekking Expedition was organised in support of the Labour Movement’s Millennium Celebrations.
NTUC Club became the official organiser of Mrs Singapore Pageant 1998.
Two clubhouses Celebrations and Jest D’ Place opened in Hougang and Choa Chu Kang respectively.
NTUC Club organised expedition to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It was the first time a team from the Labour Movement scaled such heights.
Quebec Leisure International Pte Ltd was acquired as a subsidiary to provide events management and other event services.
NTUC Pasir Ris Resort received its certification for ISO9002, making it the first resort in Southeast Asia to be certified.
Completion of Begonia Pavilion, a complex housing a ballroom and three seminar rooms, at NTUC Pasir Ris Resort.
Launch of The 3rd Chapter, a club for retiree members.
Happy Days clubhouse was opened in Bishan.
NTUC Sentosa Beach Resort was officially opened by then NTUC Secretary-General Lim Boon Heng.
A new three-storey commercial building opened at NTUC Pasir Ris Resort to house a childcare centre, children indoor play centre and offices.
NTUC Club opened Paradigm, its first clubhouse in the Orchard Road area.
NTUC Club Investment Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary, was incorporated to invest in lifestyle businesses, in support of Club’s mission.
NTUC Pasir Ris Resort upgraded 144 chalet units into superior rooms.
NTUC Club’s second clubhouse in Jurong was officially opened by then NTUC Secretary-General Ong Teng Cheong.
NTUC Pasir Ris Resort was officially opened by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
NTUC Club established its first clubhouse, Club SW, in Shenton Way.