Singapore may be a small city-state, but it is not short of outdoor playgrounds for children to run around and have fun. Whether you are living in the north, south, east, or west of Singapore, there are many options available for children of all ages. Grab your sunscreen and head outdoors to one of these great playgrounds for a fun day out with the family!
North of Singapore
1. Sembawang Battleship Adventure Playground
Located in the north of Singapore, Sembawang Park’s Battleship Playground is a great place for children to explore and have fun. This pirate ship outdoor playground is a spectacular tribute to the rich naval history of the area which was once a British warship docking station. It comes complete with ropes, ladders, and a slide. Swings and a merry-go-round are also available for younger children to enjoy.
Address: Sembawang Park, Sembawang Road, 421, Singapore
2. Admiralty Park Playground
Admiralty Park Playground is probably the ultimate ruler of all parks in the North of Singapore. With a whopping 26 slides including curved and spiralling tube slides, roller slides, and barrel slides, your child will be spoilt for choice. But wait, there’s more! This inclusive outdoor park also boasts three play areas–Junior, Adventure, and Family, each with its own set of thrilling features such as bridges, mounds, cargo nets, swings, flying fox, and even a sand play area.
Address: Admiralty Park, 6A Admiralty Road, Singapore 732006
Both outdoor playgrounds are great spaces for your child to rest, relax, and avoid burnout after his school or enrichment classes have ended over at MindSpace After School Student Care Centre @ Sembawang Shopping Centre (Canberra) which is just located a stone’s throw away.
South of Singapore
1. Far East Organization Children’s Garden
The top outdoor playground for children in the southern region of Singapore is undoubtedly the Children’s Garden located at Gardens by the Bay. Aimed specifically at children up to the age of 12, the Children’s Garden seeks to promote a greater interaction with nature.
The play equipment and water play features are integrated seamlessly into the four main play zones—Adventure Trail, Rainforest Treehouses, Toddler Play Zone, and Water Play Areas.
Address: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
2. Labrador Park Playgrounds
Parents, rejoice because there are not one, but two outdoor playgrounds here. The first one, located near the Obelisk and facing the sea, has a classic design that includes a merry-go-round, swings, and see-saws.
On the park’s eastern side lies another playground, which has a more contemporary design and features a climbing play structure consisting of slides and tunnels.
Address: 91 Labrador Villa Road, Singapore 119190
Both outdoor playgrounds are a short ride away from MindSpace After School Student Care Centre @ Clarke Quay (The Central), perfect for the children after a day of classes!
East of Singapore
1. Tampines Green Forest Park
Located near the newer housing estates at Tampines Green Forest (Blocks 878A & 879A) along Tampines Ave 8, this playground features a three-storey tower structure and a sand playground for younger children.
The main attraction for older children is undoubtedly the tower structure, which consists of three towers, a climbing cargo net, a long slide, and a circular rope ladder. Your active child can climb up the cargo netting to reach the first tower, then cross a series of cargo net bridges before being rewarded with an exhilarating ride down the tall slide!
MindSpace After School Student Care Centre @ Tampines Junction is also located nearby this outdoor playground so your child can take a breather after his school or enrichment classes have ended.
Address: Block 879A, Tampines Ave 8, Singapore 521879
2. Coastal PlayGrove
The former Big Splash water theme park has been transformed into Coastal PlayGrove, a 4.5-hectare play area that boasts Singapore’s tallest outdoor play tower, a nature play garden, a water play area, and a classroom by the sea.
The main attraction of Coastal PlayGrove is the reconstructed Big Splash Tower, which is now home to the Vertical Challenge. Children can climb up its colourful rope-based obstacles, including stepping pods, hammocks, grip walls, and disc swings. At the top of the tower, visitors can enjoy breath-taking views of East Coast Park before taking an exhilarating ride down the 7.3-metre and 11.9-metre slides from the third and fourth levels.
If you’re planning a visit to Coastal PlayGrove in East Coast Park, you may also want to consider the nearby Mindspace Student Care Centre @ The Flow (East Coast) . The centre’s programmes include creative enrichment activities such as English and Maths as well as after school care in a safe and nurturing environment.
Address: 902 East Coast Park Service Road, Singapore 449874
West of Singapore
1. West Coast Park Adventure Playground
This extensive Adventure Playground comprises of eight different play areas offering a diverse range of activities. Children can look forward to a large zipline play zone; pyramid-shaped rope course featuring a slide; Viking ship playground, toddler play corner, and several unique swing sets. Drop by here after your child’s classes at MindSpace After School Student Care @ West Coast Plaza!
Address: West Coast Ferry Road, Singapore 126978
2. Clementi Crest’s Hansel & Gretel Playground & Adventurous Treehouse
There are two outdoor playgrounds for children to play their hearts out over at Clementi Crest.
At Block 445, the colourful Candy Trail Playground is inspired by the tale of Hansel and Gretel. It is recommended for younger children aged two to five years old. Your tot can explore a range of whimsical play structures, including a wooden plank bridge, spinning Candy Apple Trees, and an Adventure Bridge.
Meanwhile, older children can test their agility and climbing skills over at the Adventurous Treehouse playground located adjacent to Block 445B.
Parents can head over here once their child’s classes end at MindSpace After School Student Care @ Clementi Central, which is located a mere 5-minute walk away.
Address: Block 445 and 445B, Clementi Avenue 3, Singapore 120445
Head To These Outdoor Playgrounds After Classes At MindSpace By MindChamps
There are many great outdoor playgrounds in Singapore for children to explore, have fun, and spend some quality family time together.
Other than these playgrounds, why not also consider the engaging enrichment programmes by MindSpace by MindChamps as a prime weekend activity? We also provide after school care programmes for children to learn and grow, all while fostering the Champion mindset.
Besides helping your child to improve his understanding of subjects like English or Maths outside of regular school hours, our supportive centres also offer opportunities for children to develop important social skills through interactions with their peers.
Find a MindSpace After School Student Care Centre near you or get in touch with us to learn more about our research-backed courses today.