Working nine hours a day five times a week can be an exhausting routine. And staying in the business district on most days of the week may seem no fun at all. That being said, dates with your significant other may just be limited to options like the movies, food trips, or even just shopping.
Thankfully, Ortigas has now become more diverse and lively, offering fun and exciting activities other than your usual night outs after work. If you're still pumped up after office hours, here’s a list of those activities you and your S.O. can try on your next date night!
1. Indoor Cycling
If you and your S.O. are looking for a more exciting way to burn those holiday gains other than hitting the conventional gym, try the new branch of Electric Studio at The Podium. This takes cardio exercises to a whole new level of fun, riding your stationary bicycle while grooving to the beat of pop music with matching strobe lights, you’ll surely sweat off those work stress after one session!
Electric Studio is located at L4 The Podium Mall, ADB Ave, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
2. Wall Climbing
For a more extreme activity that can surely pump up your adrenaline rush, you and your S.O. can go wall climbing at Climb Central Manila. Other than being a great exercise for your arm and leg strength, it can also prepare you both if you’re ever planning on conquering mountain peaks soon!
Climb Central Manila is located at The Portal, Mayflower St., Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City.
3. Trampoline Park
Who said trampoline parks are just for kids? Nahhh, adults can enjoy jumping freely on trampolines, too! this makes you remember your younger and more carefree days, so you and your S.O. can reminisce on what your childhood play time was like. Yes, ending your day with such fun is sometimes exactly what you need after work.
Jump Yard is located at Frontera Verde Complex Ortigas Ave. cor. C5, Pasig City.
Ever wondered how it feels like to shoot an arrow the Katniss Everdeen way? Thanks to indoor archery ranges, you can now actually experience it after your office hours. All complete with a bow and arrow, you can start shooting and targeting the bull’s eye at Arrowland. You and your S.O. will surely become the fiercest pair!
Arrowland by Gandiva is located at 5th Floor, Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.
If you’re an art-loving pair, a painting sesh at Sip and Gogh is right up your alley. This studio lets you not only work on that blank canvas, but also enjoy a glass of delicious wine. Sounds like the perfect date night, right? Go and unleash the Van Gogh in you!
Sip and Gogh is located at 2/F ACE Hotel and Suites, United St. cor Brixton St. Kapitolyo, Pasig City.
Now that more options have become available, you don’t really have to go far anymore to enjoy a weeknight date with your bae. Are there any other places you can recommend? Share them in the comments below!
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