Summer is here. Leave behind your PlayStation and go out to enjoy the sports. Skateboarding, bungee jumping, surfing – these will change your summertime! So find a spot and enjoy the sweat!
Extreme PLAY 极限PLAY
All the extreme sports facilities are available in this park. The ground floor is for go-karts and ski runs. Despite its relatively remote location, it is easily accessible and well-connected by public transportation. It is recommended to carry non-slip socks. Paid parking is available, and there is a smoking area.
Opening hours: Daily, 9:30am-9:30pm
Admission: 193 yuan
Address: Area B, Boxiuhui Cultural Park, 855 Changjiang Road W. (about 780 meters walk from Shanghai Museum of Glass), Baoshan District
How to get there: Metro Line 18, Changjiang Road S. Station (长江南路站). Take a taxi (about 3km, 16 yuan) from Exit 4.
Shanghai Three Diving Club 上海三潜社潜水俱乐部
It is a professional diving club providing courses with first-rate training facilities as well as all-around and safe diving training services. Courses are available in different difficulty levels. The majority of students will also have access to the most professional diving equipment.
Opening hours: Daily, 10am-6:30pm
Admission: From 356 yuan
Address: Rm 1716, Bldg 3, Wanda Plaza, 4995 Gonghexin Road, Baoshan District
How to get there: Metro Line 1, Gongkang Road Station (共康路站). Walk about 10 minutes from Exit 1.
Happy Valley Shanghai 上海欢乐谷
The national 4A-level amusement park boasts "whitewater rides," roller-coasters, canyoning, jungle exploration and bungee jumping among its many thrilling activities.
Bungee jumping is open from 10am until 7pm. Here is the process:
1. Fill out the form and measure height, weight and blood pressure at the window.
2. Make payment.
3. Store personal items.
4. Take the elevator to the third floor.
5. Wear safety protection equipment.
6. Do the jump.
Opening hours: 9am-10pm (no entry after 9pm)
Admission: 260 yuan (adult); 210 yuan (junior); 180 yuan (evening ticket; child ticket; senior ticket)
Address: 888 Linhu Road, Songjiang District
How to get there: Metro Line 9, Sheshan Station (佘山站)
Linkong Skate Park 临空滑板公园
It is an ideal place for skating beginners who can practice safely in a drop-in zone.
Weekends are busy, so visit at different times. Bring your own professional gear. A hotel parking lot adjacent to the skateboard facility charges 7 yuan per hour.
Opening hours: 10am-6pm
Address: 15-1 Tongxie Road, Changning District
How to get there: Metro Line 2, Songhong Road Station (淞虹路站). Walk about 25 minutes from Exit 1.
The scenic area, whose name literally translates as "blue sea and golden sand," offers sailing, kayaking, and delta-wing. Go to the beach, enjoy the sea breeze, and relax in the summer heat.
Sailboats, kayaks, a musical fountain, and a shell theater are among the leisure activities here.
Tickets for some activities cost about 50 yuan each. There is a "special area" on the opposite side of the beach where you can try out water cycling. Carry slippers, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
Opening hours: 8:30am-9pm (no entry after 7:30pm)
Admission: 65 yuan (adult), 32.5 yuan (student)
Address: 6 Haihan Road, Fengxian District
How to get there: Metro Line 5, Fengxian New City Station (奉贤新城站). Transfer to Haishen Line (海沈线) from Exit 3. Get off at Jiayuan Plaza (佳源广场) and take Fengxian Bus No. 9 (奉贤9路) to Bihaijinsha.
Rock climbing 攀岩主义
The clean, well-ventilated site contains many functional spaces. There are various types of climbing with varying difficulty levels. A team of expert instructors is available. If you're an experienced climber, the tough venues here can provide plenty of challenge and pleasure. The ticket price includes all equipment and free showers.
Opening hours: Mondays-Fridays, 12pm-10pm
Admission: 180-600 yuan
Address: 1/F, Heyi Mansion, 418 Jiangning Rd, Jing'an District
How to get there: Metro Line 1, Hanzhong Road Station (汉中路站). Walk about 20 minutes from Exit 5.
LINK Parkour Training Gym Link跑酷训练馆
This is a scaled-down version of the WCG venue, which is Shanghai's oldest parkour indoor place. You can let loose and soar freely here. Don't worry, though, if you're new to parkour, there are instructors on hand to guide you.
Opening hours: Tuesdays-Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 1pm-8pm
Admission: 58-99 yuan
Address: 3/F, Hongqiao Town Sports Center, 3369 Hechuan Road, Minhang District
How to get there: Metro Line 10, Longbai Xincun Station (龙柏新村站). Walk about 20 minutes from Exit 5.
LAS blue-time diving LAS蓝时潜水
The water depth is 10 meters in a tiered diving pool, and the temperature remains at 31 degrees Celsius all year. Professional diving instructors and underwater photographers are available to assist you. The site is in a shopping mall, which essentially addresses the parking issue.
Opening hours: 10am-10pm
Admission: 328-536 yuan/2 hours for people with a diving license; 880 yuan/1 hour for those with zero diving experience
Address: Rm L112, East Hongqiao Center, 299 Youle Road, Changning District
How to get there: Metro Line 10, Hongqiao Airport Terminal 1 (虹桥1号航站楼站). Walk about 15 minutes from Exit 1.
Extreme Jump Trampoline Hall 极限Jump蹦床
The trampoline facilities are plentiful, and the indoor venues are also ideal for summer outings. There are rock climbing and rope sliding activities here. Trampoline equipment must be purchased, and the cost is reasonable.
Opening hours: 9:30am-9pm
Admission: 128 yuan/person
Address: 202, Zone B, 518 Kangshan Road, Pudong New Area
How to get there: Metro Line 18, Yuqiao Station (御桥站). Walk about 30 minutes or take a taxi (2km, 16 yuan) from Exit 7.
Real person CS 镭战大联盟真人CS
As an indoor live CS arena, it avoids summer heat but offers a thrilling experience of gunfights. This spacious location is ideal for team-building projects to improve collaboration. It is only 260 meters to the Jiangwan Stadium MRT station on Line 10.
Opening hours: 10am-10pm
Admission: 154 yuan/person
Address: F3, 5/F, Hall C, Wanda Plaza, 189 Zhengtong Road, Yangpu District
How to get there: Metro Line 10, Jiangwan Stadium Station (江湾体育场站). Walk about 7 minutes from Exit 4.