Our guide to playgrounds caters to visitors of all ages and will make your family outing planning look like child’s play. From giant slides to retro-themed rock-climbing rolls, our island is filled with enchanting play spaces for kids and adults alike.
The fun begins the moment you land in Singapore, with the Canopy Park at Jewel Changi Airport. Located on the sparkling lifestyle and retail hub’s fifth floor, this massive space is home to seven distinct playscapes that you’ll spend hour romping around in with your family.
Attractions at this 14,000-square-metre space include the sprawling Hedge Maze where families can engage in a game of hide-and-seek amidst lush greenery, and the Foggy Bowls, a dreamy space filled with mist.
The Manulife Sky Nets—a 250-metre-long web suspended eight metres above the Canopy Park—make an ideal play area for families looking to romp and bounce away the afternoon.
Jewel Changi Airport. 78 Airport Boulevard Level 5, Singapore 819666. +65 6956 9898.
Mon-Thu & Sun 10am-midnight; Fri & Sat 10-1am.
A great option for parents with teenagers and energetic kids, BOUNCE Singapore is an indoor freestyle playground that’ll have your little one (literally) jumping for joy.
As its name suggests, the space is decked out in a range of trampoline-themed activities, as well as rock walls, obstacle courses and weekly activity sessions.
Team up with your fam and go head-to-head with other visitors in a friendly bout of dodge ball, or watch on with pride as your teenagers channel their inner Lebron James with Slam Dunk, a full-height basketball ring with trampolines to boost their air time.
To push the limits of your courage, you may want to embark on the Leap of Faith, a challenge that’ll have you jumping from a raised platform to grab hold of a suspended bag.
Cineleisure. 8 Grange Road #09-01, Singapore 239695. +65 6816 2879.
Mon-Fri 10am-10pm; Sat & Sun 9am-10pm.
If your child’s a comic book fan, this next attraction is bound to have them living out their Spiderman fantasies.
Spread across the top three floors of City Square Mall, this elevated playground comprises an intermeshed web of connected nets, and boasts a whole range of imaginative spaces, from a giant ball pit and a massive slide to a net maze suspended in mid-air.
City Square Mall. 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539. +65 3159 0767.
Clip N’ Climb Singapore
While rock-climbing can seem intimidating to newbies with a fear of heights, this indoor climbing theme park dials up the fun factor, and makes it a great way to build confidence and tenacity in your child.
Unlike regular rock walls, the multi-hued climbing facilities here take their inspiration from retro video games like Tetris. The walls here feature a range of difficulty levels, allowing you to work up a sweat while cheering on your little ones.
Our Tampines Hub. 1 Tampines Walk #03-03, Singapore 528523. +65 6705 9410.
Mon-Thu noon-9pm; Fri & Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 10am-9pm.
Bask in the great outdoors while testing your courage at Forest Adventure, a sprawling obstacle course that’s bound to challenge all members of the family.
Located at the scenic Bedok Reservoir, this space is home to 44 obstacles, spread across three different loops. Visitors will be given a comprehensive safety briefing before they begin rappelling, balancing and clambering their way across various obstacles.
If you’re visiting with teens or older children, we suggest getting warmed up with the green loop before attempting to conquer the trickier red and black loops. Parents with younger children can sign their kids up for the kids course instead.
Bedok Reservoir Park. 852 Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479244. +65 8100 7420.
It’s never too early to get your kids curious about art—to foster a sense of creativity in your child, drop by The Artground at Goodman Arts Centre for a day of family fun.
This evolving space is regularly updated with new installations that will help hone your kid’s motor skills and confidence, while heightening their awareness of aesthetics. The space also offers a host of family-friendly activities and events, ranging from storytelling sessions to gardening workshops.
Peckish visitors can mosey over to Café Melba, a kid-friendly café that serves up brunch staples and Western comfort food like pizzas, pastas and steaks.
Goodman Arts Centre. 90 Goodman Road #01-40, Singapore 439053. +65 6925 0621.
Wed & Thu 9.30am-5pm; Fri-Sun 9.30am-6pm.