The Aloha Sea Sports Centre rents out equipment for watersports and conducts courses for these activities.
The things you can do there include windsurfing, a form of sailing where you stand on a surfboard powered across the water by wind, and stand-up paddling, where visitors cruise along the shore standing upright on a surfboard, paddling on the water.
The centre, which has been in business since September, is at the location most recently occupied by the Mana Mana Beach Club, which closed in 2015.
The company behind the centre is investment company Haiyi Holdings, which is owned by Mr Gordon Tang, a Singapore-based businessman who is also an avid windsurfer and competitive sailor.
He decided that all profits derived from the centre will go towards developing sailing as a sport in Singapore.
Mr Meng Wang, 45, a director at the centre, estimates that 150 to 200 people have tried the centre’s services so far.
Equipment rental starts at $20 an hour for kids and $30 an hour for adults.
Courses cost $50 to $100 an hour, based on the lesson’s overall duration and the number of people.
The centre hopes to be a location for team-building activities.
Mr Wang says: “There is always something to do. If it is windy, guests can go windsurfing. If it is calm, they can do stand-up paddling.”
Where: 1212 East Coast Parkway (Carpark E2)
When: 10am to 6pm (weekdays), 9am to 6pm (weekends and public holidays), last rental at 5pm
Admission: Rentals start at $20 an hour for kids under age 13 and $30 an hour for adults
(Photo: The Straits Times)