There are some fantastic indoor playgrounds in Singapore perfect for rainy days or when it’s too hot. Of course, there are plenty of outdoor playgrounds too, with adventures suitable for both young and old. Here’s a list of some of the ones we love most – from free (or almost free!) outdoor play areas to indoor playgrounds in shopping malls such as Suntec, VivoCity and Marina Square!
Brought to you by the same creators of HomeTeamNS favourites Adventure HQ and Clip ‘n Climb, Aqua Adventure is a premier integrated all-weather water adventure centre and indoor playground in Singapore. Spread over three storeys, you’ll find the island’s longest indoor waterslide at 114 metres, as well as an 85-metre indoor Black Hole Water Slide! Whether you ride solo through the thrilling darkness of the Black Hole Slide or team up with a friend for the tandem twists and turns of the Double Trouble Slide, Aqua Adventure promises an unforgettable experience for adrenaline junkies. Do you dare?
There’s a mix of wet and dry activities at Aqua Adventure, with an indoor net obstacle arena, indoor aquatic challenge rope course and climbing walls, and even a laze pool. Whatever you choose, it’s guaranteed to be a fun day out for the whole family.
Indoor playground for: Adults and children over 125cm. Minimum weight of 30kg and maximum weight of 120kg. Children aged 12 and below must meet the requirements and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Good to know: Wear comfortable swimwear or a dri-fit t-shirt with shorts. Wet shoes will be provided. For safety precautions, two-piece bikinis and clothing with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets or metal ornamentation are not allowed.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday and eve of public holidays, 10am to 9pm; closed Mondays.
Location: 900 Bedok North Road, Level 2, HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir
Another incredibly popular indoor active adventure experience from HomeTeamNS, Action Motion is Singapore’s first digital active arena with a score-tabulating gamifier system!
As participants move through a host of fun activities and challenges – including augmented reality bouldering walls and trampolines, multi-level obstacles and a net maze – their scores and timings are tracked and tallied on a real-time leader board. Battle it out with fellow participants during competitions, quests and accomplishments. This is adrenaline-pumping stuff!
Best for: Adults and children above 125cm. Maximum weight of 120kg.
Good to know: Wear comfortable sportswear; Action Motion socks ($4 per pair) are compulsory – complimentary with ticket purchase.
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 12pm to 8.30pm; Saturday, Sunday, eve of PH, PH and school holidays, 10am to 9.30pm
Location: 900 Bedok North Road, Level 2, HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir
As Singapore’s only licensed airsoft facility, TactSim AirSoft offers a heart-thumping Player Versus Player (PVP) game experience. The huge 765-square-metre air-conditioned indoor area has three configurable arenas that can adapt to various game modes and caters to all levels of airsoft enthusiasts.
For the PVP activity, up to 12 players divide into two teams, working together to conquer challenging game modes, such as Capture the Flag and King of the Hill. Players engage in intense tactical battles armed with licensed airsoft replicas, including M4 assault rifles, MP5 submachine guns and G36 assault rifles, firing pellets at velocities of 250 to 328 feet per second!
If you’re looking to test your marksmanship skills, try TactSim’s target shooting activities. Using airsoft replicas to hit digital target boards, falling metal plates, or paper target sheets, it’s an immersive shooting experience with real-time scoring. Tournament capabilities make it perfect for small groups and team-building.
Indoor playground for: Ages 18 and above; those between 14 and 17 require parental consent on-site.
Good to know: Participants wear protective gear such as long sleeves, trousers, tactical vests, masks and gloves to ensure safety during combat. Protective gear will be provided.
Hours: Monday, closed except PH; Tuesday to Friday and eve of PH, 2.30pm to 9.30pm; Saturday, Sunday and PH, 11.30am to 9.30pm
Location:2 Yishun Walk, Level 3 HomeTeamNS Khatib
Info: 6705 9421 | https://bit.ly/3rG54QF
Active little ones will love a trip to this indoor trampoline park at Cineleisure Orchard. There’s 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, the facility also houses 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, with energetic and friendly hosts on hand to share tips and tricks. Want to sharpen your child’s trampolining skills and learn new techniques? Enrol them 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 great deal. A two-hour party includes freestyle activities showcasing all the best areas of BOUNCE, a dedicated party host and excusive goodie bags. Note: The Leap of Faith is currently unavailable.
Indoor playground for: All ages
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 10am to 8pm; Friday, 10am to 9pm; Saturday, 9am to 9pm; Sunday, 9am to 7pm
Location: #09-01 Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road
Info: 6816 2879 | bounceinc.com.sg
Calling out to the adventurous spirit in each of us! This exhilarating and family-friendly Singapore outdoor playground features a treetop obstacle course, offering three courses catering to different ages and heights. 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.
Teens and tweens are allowed to independently navigate the course, while little ones aged five to 10 can check out the Kids Course that includes two zip-lines (under 7s 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.
The bravest adventurers will enjoy tackling the Grand Course, which has a whopping 44 different obstacles. Highlights include the hair-raising Tarzan swing and three zip-lines across the reservoir.
Outdoor playground: From kids aged 5 up to adults
Good to know: Sessions must be booked in advance
Hours: Monday, 9.30am to 2pm; Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am to 6pm; Saturday to Sunday/PH, 9.30am to 6.30pm
Location: Bedok Reservoir Park
Info: 6206 9744 | forestadventure.com.sg
More outdoor and indoor playgrounds in Singapore
Super Playdate indoor playground in Singapore
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.
Indoor playground for: Preschoolers and toddlers under 100cm
Hours: Available Monday to Friday only, 10.30am to 1.30pm
Location: #02-477 Suntec City (North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1)
Info: 6239 5360 | superpark.com.sg/superplaydate
Petite Tayo KidsClub indoor playground in Singapore
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.
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
Buds by Shangri-La indoor and outdoor playground in Singapore
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Pororo Park Singapore for a fun indoor playground in 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.
The two-hour play sessions need to be booked in advance.
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.
Indoor play areas and outdoor playgrounds in Singapore that are free (or almost free!)
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
This Singapore outdoor playground is a gem with a sandpit, herb garden, rope bridges, waterfalls and a magnificent tree house with slides for older kids. Be sure to check out kid-centric cafe Little Spot near the entrance of the play area. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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
Paragon Mall for a free indoor playground in Singapore
Located on the fifth level of one of Orchard’s most popular shopping malls, this free indoor playground in Singapore has slides of varying sizes, as well as tunnels and hiding spaces, carousels and kiddie rides. This play area is 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 at this play area. This free 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 free 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 outdoor playground on 313@Somerset’s Sky Terrace is small but the play area 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 free outdoor playground in Singapore. The Far East Organization Children’s Garden is located at the east end of the parklands, 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.
A good spot if you’re doing some shopping in the mall, this free indoor playground in Singapore is best for young kids. There’s a playhouse and slide and the usual rockers.
VivoCity’s play area boasts a free outdoor playground and water fountain (Level 2) plus go-karts, swings, and a rooftop sky park garden with wading pools to cool off in (Level 3).
Suntec City for a free indoor playground in Singapore
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 the play area is on the smaller side, this free indoor playground in Singapore is good enough for smaller kids, equipped with the usual slides, tunnels and spring rides.
This free 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, the play area is 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
Waterway Point for a free indoor playground in Singapore
Waterway Point is equipped with two amazing (and free!) outdoor and indoor playgrounds. When it’s nice and sunny, head to the outdoor Happy Park play area, 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. The play area is 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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