Expat Clubs&Associations, for expats families who want to get out and meet new friends in Singapore, we have a list of local clubs
3 February 2014| Last updated on 28 June 2017
When moving to a new country, the best advice anyone can give you is to put yourself out there - meet people, meet friends, meet new and different cultures you've never experienced before! Before you know it, we're pretty sure you'll have found some lasting relationships as an expat.
The Alliance Française de Singapour, founded in 1949 is a non-profit educational organisation, affiliated to the headquarters in Paris. It is one amongst the 1,085 Alliances Françaises worldwide and serves 6,000 students every year. It is Singapore's premier French language school as well as a cultural centre bringing together artists from around the world. The Alliance Française de Singapour contributes in a modest fashion to the regional influence of the cultural scene of this City-State by positioning itself as a place of artistic expression for emerging artists from all disciplines and as an institution that participates in a movement to expand the cultural consciousness of the public. The Alliance Française de Singapour is a rich and diverse community of people whose strength is built from inter-cultural understanding, which is at the heart of all dialogue.
Location: 1 Sarkies Road Singapore 258130
Tel: +65 6737 8422
American Association Of Singapore
The American Association of Singapore (AAS) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the experience of expats and other community members by bringing them together through social events, activities, and career and job support.
We are the oldest American organization in Singapore. Most expats don’t realize that AAS was the founder for most of the American community organizations in Singapore.
Location: 10 Claymore Hill Singapore 229573
Tel : +65 6738 0371
A lot can be said about the Members who walk through the doors of The American Club. They are sophisticated, well travelled and demand only the best life has to offer. The Club offers life’s little luxuries and even necessities, conveniently located in Singapore’s business district. The Club has created an exclusive sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of city living. This is where our Members come to experience a higher standard of personalized service and a host of amenities designed to let you live life to the fullest. We call it Our Club.
Location: 21 Scotts Rd American Club Singapore 228219
Tel : +65 6737 3411
American Women's Association
The American Women's Association of Singapore (AWA) is a volunteer run social organization whose mission is to bring together women with common interests through activities and events and to build awareness of the greater Singapore community. *Please note, you do not need to be a member of the American Club to join the American Women's Association.
Location: Inside the American Club at 10 Claymore Road. 229573
Tel : +65 6734 4895
Association of Dutch Businessmen
The Association of Dutch Businesspeople (ADB), an independent and non-profit organization, was established in 1990. Several Dutch businessmen in Singapore thought the communication, understanding and, where possible, cooperation among Dutch businessmen and women could be much improved. Accordingly, they felt that establishing a business association would be beneficial. At present the ADB counts approximately 440 members (all individuals rather than companies). It organizes regular networking events for its members, ranging from lectures and company visits to popular social events such as informal get-togethers and the annual Dinner & Dance. The ADB has strong ties with various government institutions and with other business associations and chambers of commerce in Singapore. In addition the ADB maintains close links with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Singapore. Through this network, the ADB offers a true platform for the Dutch business community and has become a fundamental part of the larger Singapore business community.
Location: c/o 22 Camden Park, Singapore 299814
Tel: +65 8189 8529
Australian & New Zealand Association
ANZA was founded in 1948 and officially established in Singapore in 1961 to provide friendship and support amongst the Australian and New Zealand families based here. ANZA has now grown to a membership base of more than 7000, representing a range of nationalities and age groups including Australian, New Zealand and British, as well as from countries as diverse as the USA, The Netherlands, Germany, Canada, South Africa and Singapore.
Location: 69A Boat Quay Singapore 049857
Tel : +65 6438 4373
British Association of Singapore
Whether you are new to Singapore, or have been here a while, the British Association (BA) can help you make the very best of your time. With something for everyone, from tours to wine tasting and badminton to scuba diving, don't delay, join the BA today.
Location: 470,North Bridge Road,#03-06A north Bridge Road Commercial Complex, Singapore 188735
Tel: +65 9339 8229
The leading International Club in Singapore with a British ambience, striving to exceed expectations of our Members and their Families.
Location: 73 Bukit Tinggi Road Singapore 289761
Tel: +65 6467 4311 Fax: +65 6468 6161
Canadian Association of Singapore
The Canadian Association of Singapore puts on a number of large annual events each year, as well hosts many on-going social and recreational activities.
Location: One Raffles Quay, Level 25, North Tower, Singapore 048583
Tel: +65 6622 5485
French Association of Singapore
Location: 163 Penang Road #05-01 Singapore 238463
Tel: +65 6735 4555 Fax: +65 6735 4666
German Club (Deutsches Haus)
Location: 36 Watten Rise Watten Estate Singapore 287342
Tel : +65 6467 8802
Discover the heritage of the Hollandse Club. From a once small group of Dutch men congregating for a drink, it has grown into the strong international club it is today. Let us walk you down memory lane to look at the foundations and milestones of the Club's former days.
Location: 22 Camden Park Singapore 299814
Tel : +65 6469 5211
Italian Cultural Institue
The Italian Cultural Institute in Singapore, i.e. Istituto Italiano di Cultura (IIC Singapore) is the official organization of the Italian government dedicated to the promotion of Italian language and culture. It is a part of a network including more than 80 centres in the world.
Location: 43A Beach Road, Level 2, Evershine & Century Complex (map), Singapore
Tel: (+65) 6336 3705
Fax: (+65) 6336 5305
Kowloon Club is a non-profit making organization. All activities run by the Club are self-supported by its members, sponsored by some local organizations or subsidized by the Club. All financial transactions are managed and supervised by its members or notary public accountants.
Location: 93 Toa Payoh Central, Singapore 319194
Tel: (65) 6440-9237
Fax: (65) 6348-4020
The Swiss Club
The Swiss Club was established in 1871.
It is one of the oldest, historical Clubs in Singapore. Located on Bukit Tinggi it is an elegant retreat surrounded by lush greenery, offering a fabulous panorama of the vigor and freshness of nature, all drenched in light.
Location: 36 Swiss Club Rd Singapore 288139
Tel : +65 6466 3233
The Belgium & Luxemborg Association of Singapore (Katrien HENS)
The Belgian and Luxembourg Association of Singapore promotes Belgian-Luxembourg and Singaporean exchanges in the field of economy, business, culture, science and academics. We organizes social and recreational events for our members to stimulate these exchanges.
Location: Ulu Pandan Road #16-406 Blk 4 Pandan Valley Singapore 597628
Tel: +65 6469.2933
The Japanese Association Singapore
Location: 120 Adam Rd Singapore 289899
Tel : +65 6468 0066
Spanish Speaking Women's Association
The Iberoamerican Association is a non profit organization of multinational members, mainly from Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries with an interest to learn, practice, and share their cultures. It was funded in 1978 by Spanish speaking and Indonesian ladies who saw the need and advantages of having a Spanish speaking group.
St David's Society of Singapore (for individuals of Welsh heritage)
We are a Welsh Society group, who get together regularly for social events. Events include meeting up at Molly Malone's pub at Boat Quay, enjoying Sunday brunch at the Colbar and lunch / dinner at other venues, meeting up for a family picnic or for a monthly coffee, following Welsh Sporting Events live, to ultimately celebrating the St David's Ball as close to March 1st as possible.
Location: 1 Selegie Road #08-26 Paradiz Centre
Irish Graduates Association of Singapore (IGAS)
Irish Graduates Association of Singapore (IGAS) is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1980 with the aim of establishing a network for graduates of Irish Universities of Institutes of Technology in Singapore. IGAS is unique among the various Irish societies in that its membership includes a large number of Asians who were educated at Irish Universities.
Location: 541 Orchard Road, #08-00 Liat Towers, Singapore
Singapore St. Andrew's Society (Scotland)
The aims of the society were set down in our constitution many years ago and put simply, are to observe St.Andrew's Day, Robert Burns' birthday and to observe and celebrate any other event as we see fit. The society has contributed many thousands of dollars to charities in Singapore and Scotland
PrimeTime Business and Professional Women's Association
Established in 1997, the PrimeTime community provides a unique experience for women looking for professional, social and community fulfillment with a international group in a convivial environment. PrimeTime offers a variety of activities that include speakers, discussion groups, professional networking opportunities, social gatherings and community outreach opportunities. The association has around 400 members represented by over 30 nationalities.
Singapore Business Professional Women's Association
SBPWA has grown tremendously since its conception with our member as the main beneficiary. With every stage of growth we made, our members grew even stronger in their business and professional networks. We have also not forgotten our obligation to society. In order to help young women pursue post secondary education, SBPWA has an educational fund where we put aside money every year to help young female students to pursue further education beyond secondary school.
National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre
Established in 1999, the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC or 全国志愿服务与慈善中心) is the national body that promotes and develops volunteerism and philanthropy across all sectors, functioning as a first-stop centre, catalyst and networking agency to foster the giving spirit in Singapore, whether of time, money or in kind.
Location: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-88 The Central, Singapore
Mainline: 6550 9595
Hotline: 1-800 325 0965
Fax: 6221 0625