Parents, rejoice! More play spaces with no admission fees are popping up in our malls and shopping centers for the little ones to get off their iPads and get some physical exercise. Here are some you could check out.
Changi City Point: The 3 House Playground
5 Changi Business Park Central 1, Singapore 486038
Location: Level 2, outside Koufu
For children below the age of 12, or below 1.4 metres.
Causeway Point: Train Terrace, Jungle Terrace and Splash Area
1 Woodlands Square, Singapore 738099
Location: Level 2 and Level 7
For children below 1.2 metres.
Westgate: Westgate Wonderland
3 Gateway Drive, Singapore 608532
Location: Level 4 For children ages 2 – 12.
*Closed on the last Monday of every month from 10am – 12noon.
Vivocity: Sky Park and open-air playground
1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585
Location: Level 3 and Level 2
The open-air playground at level 2 is free of charge, but the Happy Paddle Boats at the level 3 Sky Park are available at SGD8 and SGD10 for 10 and 15 minute rides respectively (for children 3 – 12 years, below 45kg and under 1.4m). Boats for adults are also available.
IMM: Garden Plaza
Jurong East Street 21 Singapore 609601
Location: Level 3
IMM houses a wet and dry playground at the outdoor Garden Plaza on Level 3.
*Closed every Thursday from 7.00pm onwards for events and on the first Wednesday of every month, except public holidays for maintenance.
Northpoint: Kidz @ Dry Play Areas and Kidz @ Wet Play Areas
930 Yishun Ave 2, Singapore 769098
Location: Level 4
For children below 12, and below the height of 1.1 metres.
While it may be tempting to leave your children at these play areas while you do your shopping, it’s a good idea to have an adult around to supervise them. Being around while your child is at play is also a chance for you to observe his interactions with other children in a social setting.