Have A Family Day Out & Learn More About Total Defence At BE@SAFRA

Take part in fun activities, learn more about the 6 pillars of Total Defence, take home freebies, and win some cool prizes!

By Melissa Wong        31 May 2024

This June, make time for BE@SAFRA, a series of SAFRA club open houses designed to engage NSmen and their families. This year’s BE@SAFRA is Total Defence-themed, in commemoration of 40 years of Total Defence. Throughout the event across the 7 SAFRA clubs, members and non-members get to discover more about SAFRA club facilities and offerings, and learn more about the six pillars of Total Defence, namely, Military Defence, Economic Defence, Digital Defence, Civil Defence, Social Defence, and Psychological Defence.

The series will culminate at SAFRA Choa Chu Kang on 30 June, with a full-day event made up of fun-filled activities and giveaways to bring NSmen and their families closer together, and to thank NSmen for their contributions to national defence.  

Some of these activities include a life-sized Total Defence board game, “TD Ready!”, where you can simulate defending the nation against various threats while learning about the six pillars of Total Defence. Form a team of 6 players with your friends and family and register to play the game. You stand to win up to $300 worth of prizes!

Also look out for free aqua fitness workouts, like Aqua Aerobics and Floatfit (registration is required); a special Total Defence 40 exhibition; and a Total Defence Vehicle Showcase, where you can pose alongside sleek patrol cars and resilient emergency response vehicles. 

Register and find out more about the activities at SAFRA Choa Chu Kang on 30 June here: safra.sg/whats-on/be@safra-commemorating-40-years-of-total-defence/safra-choa-chu-kang

There will also be a membership promotion during BE@SAFRA, with special prices for Principal and Dependent membership sign-ups and renewals. Plus, you can receive free gifts when you sign up at the membership roadshows at SAFRA Jurong (15 June), SAFRA Punggol (22 June) and SAFRA Choa Chu Kang (30 June). 

Additionally, there are member-exclusive contests to join (held between 15 and 30 June) and eco-friendly premiums, such as a customisable bamboo stylus pen, bamboo notebook and cotton pouch, to redeem when you take part in the activities. 

BE@SAFRA event dates
15 June (Saturday): SAFRA Mount Faber & SAFRA Jurong
16 June (Sunday): SAFRA Tampines
22 June (Saturday): SAFRA Toa Payoh, SAFRA Punggol and SAFRA Yishun
30 June (Sunday): SAFRA Choa Chu Kang

Here’s what you can look forward to:

1. Families for Life Scavenger Hunt

Families For Life Scavenger Hunt BE@SAFRA 2024

Discover SAFRA club facilities and stand to win $50 SAFRA Rewards Vouchers. Simply look for 6 BE@SAFRA event logos around each club and submit your entries via a webform (access the webform via the QR code onsite). The correct entry will stand to win $50 SAFRA Rewards Vouchers (15 winners per club), which can be used at over 2,000 outlets islandwide. Find out where you can use your vouchers here: safra.sg/promotions/safrapoints-rewards-vouchers/safra-rewards-vouchers

Where: All SAFRA clubs

2. Munch on carnival snacks 

Popcorn BE@SAFRA

Enjoy free traditional drinks and biscuits, ice cream, kacang puteh and more at the various food booths (items at each club may vary). And be sure to visit the Old Chang Kee food truck at SAFRA Choa Chu Kang on 30 June for a free Curry’O, for SAFRA members only. 

Where: All SAFRA clubs

3. Play carnival games

Play carnival games BE@SAFRA 2024

Put your skills to the test at game booths featuring Coin Toss, Batak Wall and Giant Jenga, with each game representing a Total Defence pillar. There will also be a shooting game booth, a first-aid packing game booth, digital quizzes and crossword puzzles.

Where: All SAFRA clubs

4. Duty Defender (Foam Dart Challenge)

Duty Defender (Foam Dart Challenge) BE@SAFRA

Take part in Duty Defender to test your teamwork and defence skills while strengthening your bond with your teammates. Pre-registration is required. 

Where: SAFRA Jurong, SAFRA Mount Faber, SAFRA Tampines and SAFRA Yishun

5. Inflatable Obstacle Course 

Inflatable Obstacle Course BE@ASAFRA

Test your agility, strength and adaptability and embrace the adventure at an inflatable obstacle course! Participants have to make their way over hurdles, navigate slippery slides and floating stones, and experience thrilling drops into the pool.

Where: SAFRA Choa Chu Kang, SAFRA Jurong, SAFRA Tampines and SAFRA Yishun

6. Singapore Red Cross Demonstration Booth

Red Cross Demonstration BE@SAFRA

First aid is a key component of Civil Defence. Learn basic first-aid skills through a live demonstration and hands-on activities by the Singapore Red Cross. 

Where: SAFRA Choa Chu Kang, SAFRA Mount Faber, SAFRA Punggol, SAFRA Tampines, SAFRA Toa Payoh and SAFRA Yishun

7. Ambulance Discovery

Ambulance Discovery BE@SAFRA 2024

Ever wondered what goes on inside an ambulance? Find out more about the life-saving procedures and other emergency medical services at this static ambulance display, which highlights the importance of emergency response efforts.

Where: All SAFRA clubs

8. Food Security Educational Workshops

Food Security Educational Workshops BE@SAFRA

Held in partnership with City Sprouts, these workshops will show you how to grow your own micro-greens, or how to compost with worms. Pre-registration is required. 

Where: All SAFRA clubs

Find out more about BE@SAFRA and register for the activities at safra.sg/whats-on/be@safra-commemorating-40-years-of-total-defence

SAFRA is a proud partner of Families for Life to celebrate family and say ‘yes’ to family time during the National Family Festival 2024!

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