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Top Outdoor Playgrounds For Kids And Families In Singapore

Without a doubt, Singapore is an island filled with playgrounds, both indoor and outdoor! There’s nothing like getting the kids up and about and checking out outdoor play spaces that can be found typically between several blocks of flats in every neighborhood! We’ve rounded up our top favs that will have you and your family thrilled, challenged, engaged, and entertained for a full action-packed day out. Pack a picnic basket, slather on loads of sunscreen, spritz on mozzie repellent, stock up plenty of water and you’re all set!

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  • PLAYGROUNDS IN CENTRAL SINGAPORE:

  • Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, 481 Bukit Timah Road (Botanical Gardens), Singapore

    JACOB BALLAS CHILDREN’S GARDEN: Botanic Gardens *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Treehouse, fairy den, trampoline and more!

    Located within the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Jacob Ballas is a great park for your little ones. The best part, it has been revamped with a whole lot of play areas including a fairy den, wheelchair trampoline, and even a flying fox! We love the old favs as well, like the sand pit, treehouse, water play area, and maze. Trot over to Food for Tots for a quick bite and recharge before checking out the rest of the garden. Head there in the morning as afternoons can get a little busy.

    Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, 481 Bukit Timah Road (Botanical Gardens), Singapore 259769, +65 6465 0196, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/jacob-ballas-childrens-garden

  • Children's Garden, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953

    FAR EAST ORGANIZATION CHILDREN'S GARDEN: Gardens by the Bay *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Water play, sand play, and adventure trail

    Located at the Gardens by the Bay between the Cloud Forest and Satay Club, this state-of-the-art playground includes 4 sections: Adventure Trail, Toddler's Play, Water Play and Fish Fountain. By having different sections for different age groups, i.e. under 6 year olds and 6-12 year olds, there's no need to worry about the little ones' safety. There's even staff from Gardens by the Bay keeping a watchful eye over the kids!

    Far East Organization Children's Garden, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953, www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/things-to-do/attractions/far-east-organization-childrens-garden.html

  • Jubilee Park Fort Canning In Singapore

    JUBILEE PARK AND PLAYGROUND: Fort Canning *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Slides and old school swings

    Located on the western slopes of Fort Canning Park lies Jubilee Park, a fam-friendly recreational space with slides and swings. This natural playground is fitted with equipment that blends in with the surrounding. As you approach the park from the Fort Canning MRT station, you’ll be greeted by a series of old-school swings as well as bucket swings for young kiddies. There are also inclusive swings for wheelchair users too. Beyond that is a series of logs laid out in an abstract fashion for tots who love to climb. Walk further on and you’ll find seesaws and a wobble board that can accommodate up to four persons at a time! The main highlight of the park is definitely the slides that are crafted out of the naturally hilly terrain.

    Jubilee Park, Fort Canning Park, From Fort Canning Station - Exit B, turn left to Jubilee Park, River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037, www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/fort-canning-park

  • Eco Playground In Tanjong Pagar

    ECO PLAYGROUND: Tanjong Pagar *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Play Structures Made Of Repurposed Logs

    Tanjong Pagar's eco-playground is a 1,650 square meter open space right in the middle of the city. This impeccable design transforms the grass field into an eco-playground with structures made of repurposed tree logs. Entirely different from conventional slides and swings, this playground aims to encourage pretend play, spark creativity and inspire discovery amongst children. It also includes a series of logs of uneven height and dynamo bicycles so that children can see how the energy generated through pedaling can be converted to power fairy lights strewn over the logs. Read our feature here!

    Tanjong Pagar Eco Playground, Space bounded by Tras Link, Wallich Street, and Peck Seah Street, www.discovertanjongpagar.sg

  • Tiong Bahru Tilting Train Playground In Singapore

    TIONG BAHRU TILTING TRAIN PLAYGROUND: Tiong Bahru *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    For The Locomotive Fans

    Strategically located among the lush greenery at Tiong Bahru Park, go on a magical train ride on the Tilting Train. Looking like Hogwarts Express traveled through the Inception film set, it is hard to miss this eye-opening structure. This life-sized train has multiple unique carriages, each equipped with slides and climbing nets for the little ones to explore. The quirky design sure creates that wacky experience as you go through each twist and turn. With a large surrounding area, the playground offers plenty of space for kids to run about. That’s not all, there is also a mini maze and old-school merry-go-round to add to the list of things to explore. There are also benches conveniently placed around the playground for families to take a break.

    Tiong Bahru Park, 1 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159561

  • PLAYGROUNDS IN EAST SINGAPORE:

  • MARINE COVE PLAYGROUND: East Coast *Best Outdoor Playgrounds For Kids In Singapore

    Slides, rope courses and more!


    The playground is 3,500sqm and was designed to suit children of all abilities. A three-story play tower at the center has three slides of different levels and a rope bridge. The inclusive play area features include a swing set that stimulates a child’s sense of balance, sensory play panels, and a quiet corner. The outdoor playground also comprises inclusive elements to encourage children of different abilities to play together. The inclusive play equipment is designed with a range of motion, such as spinning, rocking, and swinging to improve muscle control.

    Marine Cove Playground East Coast Park, Car Park C2&3, Singapore

  • Changi Beach Park Playground, Changi Village Road, Changi, Singapore

    CHANGI BEACH PARK PLAYGROUND: Off Changi Village *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Three-tiers, climbing frames and awesome views!

    A hidden gem on the East Coast for those in the know! This park is unique as it has a three-tier playground, climbing areas, poles, and slides for whizzing up and down. A perfect play area for kids who like some action.

    Changi Beach Park Playground, Changi Village Road, Changi, Singapore, Website

  • PLAYGROUNDS IN NORTH SINGAPORE:

  • Canberra Park, Sembawang Crescent, Singapore 750325

    CANBERRA PARK PLAYGROUND: Canberra *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Swings and play structures for everyone!

    Canberra Park is home to a ton of swings and play structures that cater to all kids of all ages. As one of the few inclusive playgrounds in the North, it includes swings with a wider seat and safety bars for kids with disabilities. There's also an AeroGlider where wheelchair users can join in the swinging fun! For toddling tots who love ramps, this playground has plenty to choose from. These ramps also accommodate wheelchair users. The rope obstacle course here will also be a hit with bigger kids who want to challenge themselves. There's also a huge dino fossil play structure where kids can weave in and out of.

    Canberra Park, Sembawang Crescent, Singapore 750325, Website

  • AEROPLANE PLAYGROUND: Seletar *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Set amidst black and white colonial buildings, lush green open spaces and right next to Seletar airport is The Oval @ Seletar Aerospace Park. And yes, that's exactly where you will find the aviation-themed playground! The playground is divided into sections for older (5 to12 years) and younger kids (2 to 5 years) - with plane installations fitted with slides, a 'control tower', tunnels, monkey bars and even a climbing wall. If your little ones are up for it, there's also a life-sized Ludo (called Aeroplane Chess at this playground) game board on the playground floor. There's plenty of open spaces around too for a picnic too!

    Aeroplane Playground, The Oval @ Seletar Aerospace Park, 2 Park Lane Singapore 798386, +65 6262 0001

  • Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Adventure Playground, Along Bishan Road and Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Singapore 569981

    BISHAN-ANG MO KIO PARK PLAYGROUNDS: Bishan/Ang Mo Kio *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Water play, sand play, lookout points and more!

    The Adventure Playground at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park features a wooden turquoise and blue fort that's great for kids to create their own adventures. Its fitted with look-out points, bubble windows, and even slides. There's also a climbing frame behind the fort and a rope pyramid. Over at the River Plains side of the park is an inclusive playground with swings and merry-go-round to accommodate wheelchair users. Next to it is a sand-based area with climbing nets and also a metal digger with 2 levers where kids can operate like an excavator.

    Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Adventure Playground, Along Bishan Road and Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Singapore 569981, Website

  • PLAYGROUNDS IN WEST SINGAPORE:

  • West Coast Park Playground, 71 West Coast Highway, Singapore 126844,

    WEST COAST PARK PLAYGROUND: West Coast *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Adventure play areas for tots

    West Coast Park is known as the "Play Center of the West", and for good reason. The Adventure Play Area caters to toddlers up to young adults and is at the heart of action-packed West Coast Park. The western portion of the park is a haven for park visitors who enjoy adventurous activities, or for a more relaxed break, take a trip to the Marsh Garden.

    West Coast Park Playground, 71 West Coast Highway, Singapore 126844, Website

  • Alexandra Canal Linear Park, Singapore

    ALEXANDRA CANAL LINEAR PARK PLAYGROUNDS: Off Alexandra *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Scoot and play options available

    The Alexandra Canal Linear Park is arguably one of the best scoot and play options right in the heart of the city. Linking Commonwealth Avenue to Tanglin Rd, this 1.4km strip starts at Queenstown MRT station and ends at Tanglin Road. Littered from one end to the other are several different play areas for kids to stop and explore. Starting at the entrance closest to Tanglin Road, you’ll find colorful playgrounds more suitable for younger children. As you move on you will encounter more challenging play areas such as the rope playground which is better suited for older kids.

    Alexandra Canal Linear Park, There are entry points all along the park. We like to start at Margaret Drive Blk 248, Website

  • WESTGATE WONDERLAND: Westgate Mall *Best Outdoor Playgrounds In Singapore

    Water play area available too!

    Going shopping with the kids in tow is more than doable with Westgate Wonderland, the mega outdoor playground on top of Westgate Mall. Step into a whimsical fantasy garden, teeming with gigantic insects, giant replicas of flora and fauna, and a ten-meter high tree house as its centerpiece. Interactive elements include: a large watering can with an active spray nozzle; musical flowers with flower bud steel drums; bluebells that respond to touch with musical sounds and lights; and large flowers with spinning canopies that create a kaleidoscope of light patterns on the ground!

    Westgate Wonderland, 3 Gateway Drive, Singapore 608532, +65 6826 5450, Website

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CHECK OUT THESE OTHER OUTDOOR PLAYGROUNDS:

Yishun Park Playground

Sembawang Park Playground

Woodlands Waterfront Park Playground

Pasir Ris Park Playground

Marina Bay Playground

Great World Playland

Esplanade Park Playground

Play @ Heights Park, Toa Payoh

Wonderland Playground at Dawson Vista

Labrador Park Playground

Hort Park Playground

Forest Ramble at Jurong Lake Gardens

Yishun N8 Park Treehouse Playground

Marsiling Park Playground

 

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