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Singapore Airport Celebrates Youth Olympics with Special Games

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Singapore Changi Airport is celebrating the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (SYOG) a series of fun activities and a shopping promotion for the months of August and September.

 Until 28 August, passengers in the Departure Transit Malls of the three terminals can take part in Camp Athletics, Equestrian Dash and Slam Dunk.

 At Camp Athletics, located at Terminal 1s Nexus Lounge, passengers can experience the training an athlete undergoes by going through a series of hurdles.

The Equestrian Dash at Terminal 2 provides passengers the chance to demonstrate their equestrian skills on an inflatable horse. The rider who crosses the finishing line in the fastest time will win.

At Terminal 3, passengers can try their hand at Slam Dunk. With the help of a bungee cord, passengers make a dash to slam dunk a ball through a hoop.

From 12 August to 28 August, airport visitors can also take part in Soccer Zorb at the public area of Terminal 3, Check-In Row 11. To score a goal, participants have to maneuver a sphere past obstacles and into the goal post.

Other activities taking place at Changi Airport include Sailing Arena, a remote control sailing boat race; Shooting Gallery, an infra-red shooting challenge; and a Table Tennis Challenge.

 Another activity gives airport visitors a chance to pose as a weight lifter. The person with the best pose will win a prize.

Changi Airport is also giving passengers the chance  to return and experience the SYOG next year.

Passengers, who spend Sin$80 in a single receipt via VISA in the Departure Transit Malls before 14 September 2009, stand a chance to win a return trip to Singapore by participating in the six weekly draws.

 The prize includes two nights stay at the Fairmont hotel or its equivalent, a pair of tickets to attend the SYOG, $500 Changi Dollar Vouchers, plus, reimbursement of air fare of maximum Sin$2,500 for the winner and a companion. One lucky winner will be drawn each week. Terms and conditions apply.

 The activities at Terminals 1 and 2 are from noon to 10pm daily. Those at Terminal 3 are from 1.30pm to 11.30pm daily.

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