There are some fantastic indoor playgrounds in Singapore perfect for rainy days or when it’s too hot, Of course there’s plenty of outdoor adventures too. Here’s a list of some of the ones we love most. Mums and Dads, don’t say we don’t spoil you!
Note: See the second half of this round-up for details of play areas that are temporarily closed, and be sure to check individual websites for up-to-date details around restrictions.
Little ones will have great fun at Super Playdate by SuperPark Singapore. Ideal for toddlers and preschoolers, the Kids’ Gym resembles the mini version of a theme park. Children can play on the slides, try their hand at rock climbing for the first time, swing on the monkey bars, frolic around on foam structures and much more. Surprises await at the imaginative play areas where kids get to put on their thinking caps and engage with their creativity. As all stations are designed for young ones to experience thrills and stay safe at the same time, parents are welcome to join in the fun and bond with their children during the playdate.
Limited slots are available, so book early to avoid disappointment. Admission costs $25 (including one junior and one adult).
Best For: Preschoolers and toddlers under 100cm
Hours: Available Monday to Friday only, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Location: #02-477 Suntec City (North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1)
Info: 6239 5360 | superpark.com.sg/superplaydate
Petite Tayo KidsClub
Throwing a birthday party for your kids sounds like a great idea until you have to deal with the mess afterwards! Thanks to the Petite Tayo KidsClub, you no longer have to organise, cook, clean and stress over what has to be done. Petite Tayo will take over and throw an eventful birthday party, complete with interactive play stations. Watch your kids navigate make-believe road circuits and a petrol kiosk, have fun in the park playground, try their hand at the climbing wall and experience the realistic Tayo’s garage.
Make your booking today for a birthday party to remember. Packages cost from $499 to $699 and are designed for a maximum of 15 people, See more details on the official website.
Best For: Kids aged 1 to 4 and families
Hours: Monday to Friday (10am to 8pm), Saturday and Sunday (9.30am to 6.30pm)
Location: 1 Stadium Place, #01-06/07
Info: 8893 6465 | petitetayo.com/
Active little ones will love a trip to BOUNCE at Cineleisure Orchard. The indoor playground in Singapore has a wide variety of trampoline zones to explore, such as the Free Jump Arena, Dodgeball, Slam Dunk, Big Bag and Performance Area. If you’ve got some brave older ones in your group, there’s also X-Park, a thrilling Ninja Warrior-like obstacle course (minimum height of participants: 125cm). Kids will have a blast climbing, running and bounding as they tackle the obstacle courses and learn jump tricks on the trampolines. If they face any difficulty along the way, energetic and friendly hosts are always on hand to share tips and moves.
For meaningful play, there’s the option of enrolling the kids in fun classes such as Flight Academy (minimum height: 110cm). Additionally, if you’re looking for a venue to throw a birthday party, the park offers a good deal. Look forward to a two-hour party featuring freestyle activities showcasing the best areas of BOUNCE, a dedicated party host, and an exclusive goodie bag.
Head to the website for ticket pricing and the latest park updates. Sessions should be booked in advance.
Best for: All Ages
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 10am to 8pm; Friday, 10am to 9pm; Saturday, 9am to 9pm; Sunday, 9am to 7pm
Location: 8 Grange Road, #09-01 Cineleisure
Info: 6816 2879 | bounceinc.com.sg
Calling out to the adventurous spirit in each of us! This exhilarating Singapore outdoor playground features a treetop obstacle course, offering three courses catering to different ages and heights. You can now get your whole family on board for some outdoor thrills.
Teens and tweens are allowed to independently navigate the obstacle course. Little ones aged five to 10 can check out the Kids Course, which includes two zip-lines (under-sevens will need to be accompanied by an older participant). The Junior Course is slightly more challenging, with 26 obstacles; kids under 10 will need a companion here. Finally, tackle the Grand Course if you dare. It comes with a whopping 44 different obstacles. Highlights include the hair-raising Tarzan swing and three zip-lines across the reservoir.
With 69 crossings featuring wobbly bridges, nets, balancing beams and leaps of faith, as well as six wind-in-your-face zip lines across three separate rope courses, you’re spoilt for choice.
For more information on ticket prices for the different adventure categories in this Singapore outdoor playground, head to the official website. Sessions must be booked in advance.
Best for: From kids aged 5 up to adults
Hours: Monday, 9.30 am to 2pm; Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am to 6pm; Saturday to Sunday/ PH, 9.30am to 6.30pm (Course last departure hours apply)
Location: Bedok Reservoir Park
Info: 8100 7420 | forestadventure.com.sg
Buds by Shangri-La
Both a Singapore outdoor playground and indoor play area, Buds by Shangri-La is located in one of Singapore’s best-known hotels and has a variety of interactive activities for kids to enjoy. The “Muddy” room is ideal for budding artists, the “Stage” room will suit little ones who love to perform, and the “Bake” room is a fun spot for children and parents to whip up some treats. For the littlest in the group (under four), there’s a toddler zone with swings, vintage kiddie rides, a piano floor, ball pit and soft interactive wall buttons that make fun animal sounds. There’s also a nursing room for mums, a special room for parties and an in-house tea spot, Recharge café, where parents can relax with a cuppa while their children play. Head outdoors to the giant pirate ship or visit the water-play zone nearby.
Buds is currently open to all Shangri-La Hotel guests (including service apartments and residences) and members of Buds only. Rates for hotel guests go at $18 per child for 60 minutes.
This cool Singapore outdoor playground at Siloso Beach is a special treat for the kids and combines physical and mental challenges. The nature-themed spot consists of slides, three connecting nests offering a bird’s-eye view of the surroundings, and netted obstacle courses including mazes and suspended bridges. Entry also includes interactive activities in shaded wooden tents, including face painting, balloon twisting and keychain making sessions. Note: An adult will need to accompany any child below seven years. While you’re there, drop by casual Italian eatery Trapizza next door for a hearty meal of pizzas, pastas and salads.
Tickets go at $10 for one hour of playtime. For children aged 12 and below, one adult entry is included. Children below seven years must be accompanied by an adult. All guests are required to book a spot in advance by calling or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rocking Horse Playhouse Singapore
Rocking Horse Playhouse was started by two mums who wanted to create a safe space for babies and kids to play in, and for parents to bond with their kids through play. There’s a baby section specially for babies to crawl and explore, and breastfeeding is allowed here. This open playground in Singapore features high-quality toys for kids – and adults, too! – to engage in creative and pretend play. The centre also organises guided play groups, giving caretakers some bonding time with their children and with other families. Should your child take to a particular toy, Rocking House has a toy rental service where they bring the toys to your house and arrange pick-up.
Keen for a break during play-time? There’s a pantry with a coffee machine and a selection of drinks and snacks. Sessions are limited to two hours and should be booked in advance. Entry is $25 for a child and accompanying adult, and $15 for each additional child or adult.
Pororo Park Singapore
Based on the South Korean animated series Pororo The Little Penguin, this indoor playground in Singapore will be loved by the kids. Pororo Park Singapore has loads on offer: dive into the Shark Ball Pool, dig in the Hinoki Pit (filled with hinoki wood instead of sand), play pretend at Petty’s Supermarket, and climb, crawl and slide through Poby’s Jungle Gym. Kids will also enjoy a fun ride on the Pororo Express Train and watching their favourite characters come to live at the Pororo & Friends meet-and-greet. The play park also has daily live mascot performances that little ones can sing and dance along to.
Children aged below 9 months enter for $10. Entry for children aged 9 months to 12 years costs $36 each, inclusive of one adult, while entry for an additional adult costs $10 each. The two-hour play sessions need to be booked in advance.
Tayo Station is an indoor playground in Singapore with an educational twist, allowing kids to learn about road safety in a fun and interactive way. Based on Korean animation Tayo The Little Bus, the play park’s attractions include Tayo’s Road Circuit, Poco’s Hinoki Play and Cliff Ball Pool. The main attraction is Tayo’s Road Circuit, where kids zip around in twist cars and mini Tayo vehicles, visiting the garage, car wash and gas station. The cute child-sized circuit also helps young ones learn about basic road signs and traffic rules. Kids will also have a blast at Gani’s Playground, a massive three-storey maze and jungle gym with a ball pool and rock climbing wall.
Babies below 9 months enter for $10, while accompanying adults pay $8 each. Entry for children aged 9 months to 12 costs $26 on weekdays and $30 on weekends and public holidays. For children, prices come with one accompanying adult entry. The two-hour play sessions need to be booked in advance.
Best for: Babies below 9 months to 12 years of age
Hours: Daily, 10.30am to 8pm (Monday to Friday) or 9pm (weekends)
Location: E!Hub, Downtown East, Level 3, 1 Pasir Ris Close
Info: 6283 7900 | tayostation.com
Enjoy a day out with the family at Kiztopia at Marina Square! With the motto “Play to Learn, Learn through Play”, the edutainment centre houses 18 play zones for young ones to explore, each with learning objectives to help them develop skills. The indoor playground in Singapore also features a cast of cute characters such as Bell the bear and Raby the rabbit. Attractions include an AR basketball studio and wall, ball and sand pit, obstacle courses, mini cars, slides, trampolines and even a life-size play kitchen, salon and supermarket! What’s more, kids will have a blast riding on the Chug Eli train and watching mascots perform on stage. Families can also enjoy a meal at in-house café Kith Kiztopia MS.
Kiztopia is part of the SingapoRediscovers campaign. Single admission for one child and adult is $28. Entry for an additional adult (13 years and above) costs $12. Valid for one year, the 15-entry pass for one child and adult is $488 and comes with perks such 10% off at Kith Kiztopia MS. All ticket holders get three hours of playtime per entry. Annual passes are $388 and $588 for weekdays and flexible days respectively; they include privileges such as free entry for two parents and 50% off sibling annual passes.
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
This Singapore outdoor playground is a gem. When it’s too hot to think, let the kids cool off in the water-spray area. There’s also a sandpit, herb garden, rope bridges, waterfalls and a magnificent tree house with slides for older kids. Be sure to check out Food For Thought, another small outdoor children’s playground in Jacob Ballas. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and pre-booking is encouraged.
Update: The water play area is closed till further notice.
Best for: Toddlers to 12 years
Location: 481 Bukit Timah Road (entrance via NUS Bukit Timah Campus car park)
Hours: Daily 8am to 7pm, except Monday
Info: 6471 9927 | nparks.gov.sg/jacob-ballas-childrens-garden
Located on the fifth level of one of Orchard’s most popular shopping malls, this small indoor playground in Singapore has slides of varying sizes, as well as tunnels and hiding spaces, carousels and kiddie rides. Suitable for younger children.
Marine Cove Playground
With an area of 3,500 square metres, you know the kids are going to have a great time here. This Singapore outdoor playground has a range of equipment suitable for all ages, making sure that both the smaller and older ones have their fair share of fun. The layout is also cleverly designed to encourage children of different ages to play together, while also integrating the greenery of the park.
Best for: Kids of all ages
Location: East Coast Park Area C, accessible via East Coast Park Service Road
Hours: Daily, open 24 hours
West Coast Park
This Singapore outdoor playground is a great area for older kids, with a pirate ship playground, climbing ropes, swings, flying foxes and a massive climbing rope pyramid plus a sandpit. There’s lots of green space to kick a ball about, fly kites or just have a picnic. Bring your bikes, trikes and scooters for a spin around the cycle paths or rent the go-karts.
Best for: Older kids, and the sandpit is good for younger ones
Location: Parallel to West Coast Highway
Hours: Daily, 7am to 7pm
Hip Kids Club at Forum
This indoor playground in Singapore costs just $25 for a one-year membership so it’s more than reasonable for those who head into the town area frequently; a one-time entry costs $5. Complete with climbing frames, balance beams, a slide, colourful ball pit and mini trikes, this is a lifesaver for active toddlers. Plus, there’s an Early Learning Centre shop and a Toys R Us in the mall with toy displays to keep little hands busy for a few minutes before the playground opens. The only drawback is that opening times are limited as the space is shared with Chiltern School.
Best for: Toddlers to 12 years
Location: 583 Orchard Road, Level 2, Forum The Shopping Mall
Hours: Daily, with frequent 1-hour slots available
Info: 6732 2479 | forumtheshoppingmall.com.sg/hip-kids-club
This covered open-air play area on 313@Somerset’s Sky Terrace is small but it will keep toddlers and younger kids entertained for a while after lunch.
Gardens by the Bay Children’s Garden
Your kid is sure to love this Singapore outdoor playground, located at the east end of the gardens, and equipped with both a wet and dry area. There are also facilities both for little ones and those who are slightly older – the latter includes the Treehouse section, accessible through an adventure trail filled with friendly obstacles. Take a break at the sheltered amphitheatre once the kids are all tired out. Currently, each child can only be accompanied by one adult in during weekends, public and school holidays.
A good spot if you’re doing some shopping in the mall, this small indoor playground in Singapore is best for young kids. There’s a playhouse and slide and the usual rockers.
VivoCity boasts a small play area and water fountain (Level 2) plus go-karts, swings, and a rooftop sky park garden with wading pools to cool off in (Level 3).
Opening again soon (watch this space!)
The following Singapore outdoor playgrounds in Singapore are temporarily closed on account of pandemic restrictions or other reasons. Keep an eye on this page for updates around reopenings.
If you’re at Suntec and need something to occupy your little ones, head over to the third level in the building’s East wing. Although it’s on the smaller side, this indoor playground in Singapore is good enough for smaller kids, equipped with the usual slides, tunnels and spring rides.
This indoor playground in Singapore is perfect for keeping your kids occupied and out of your hands as you shop for some much-needed furniture. Equipped with everything from spider-web climbing nets to slides and even an area to watch a movie, it’s bound to keep the kids happy. Do note that each child is limited to a maximum of one hour of play time per day and must be at least 0.9 metres tall.
Best for: Younger kids who are at least able to walk steadily by themselves
Hours: Daily, 10am to 10pm (Sunday to Thursday) or 11pm (Friday and Saturday)
Location: 317 Alexandra Road
Info: 6786 6868 | ikea.com/sg
Kidzplay@Skygarden, Nex Mall
Kidzplay is located on the top floor of Nex Mall, and has a dry and wet playground for kids to enjoy; don’t count on your kids staying dry, since the two are in very close proximity of one another! A mini waterpark, the wet playground contains various spouts, sprays and falling buckets of water. The dry playground is smaller, with two slides and a spiral pole.
Waterway Point is equipped with two amazing (and free!) playgrounds. When it’s nice and sunny, head to the outdoor Happy Park, split into a wet and dry zone. The wet zone is perfect for cooling off on a hot day while the dry zone is ideal if you forgot some spare clothes for the kids. There’s also an indoor playground on the second floor of the West wing. It’s whimsically themed around Alice in Wonderland and spacious enough to keep little ones occupied for quite some time.
Best for: Younger kids up to age 12
Location: 83 Punggol Central, Waterway Point
Hours: Happy Park: 10.30am to 8pm (Monday to Friday) and 9.30pm (weekends); Wonderland: 10am to 10pm daily
Info: 6812 7300 | waterwaypoint.com.sg
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