MALL PLAY­GROUNDS

Young Parents (Singapore) - - FAMILY FUN IN SG ISSUE - East Coast Ser­vice Road (park at carparks C2 and C3)

COM­PASS ONE Kids who love ad­ven­ture will en­joy the Ninja Trail on Level 4 of Com­pass One, which is linked to Sengkang MRT sta­tion. The mall was for­merly known as Com­pass Point and re­opened in Septem­ber last year.

The wa­ter ob­sta­cle course has 17 play fea­tures, such as Jelly Jumping Pads, which they have to jump on to nd bursts of wa­ter, and the Soak­ing Mon­keys, where kids will have to nav­i­gate through “fog” while hang­ing from mon­key bars, be­fore ring­ing the bell at the nish­ing line. Pack a change of clothes; there are toi­lets be­side the play­ground.

www.com­pas­sone.sg Water­way Point There are also mu­si­cal pan­els that vis­ually im­paired kids can play with.

www. park­way pa­rade. com.sg WATER­WAY POINT CHANGI AIR­PORT While your kids have fun at Water­way Point’s rooftop play­ground, you’ll be busy tak­ing In­sta­gram shots of the scenic Pung­gol Water­way.

The huge play­ground, named Happy Park, is di­vided into two play ar­eas. The un­du­lat­ing dry sec­tion has spin­ners, climb­ing tubes and tram­po­lines, while the wet play area fea­tures a river loop, wa­ter spray trum­pets and foun­tains.

www.tinyurl.com/ Water­wayPoint If your next ight takes off from Ter­mi­nal 2, check in early so the lit­tle ones can play at the ocean-themed play­ground in the tran­sit area’s Fam­ily Zone.

The 5.45m-tall struc­ture is painted in bright orange and yel­low, and fea­tures three slides, learn­ing pan­els and climbers. There is also a playpen for tod­dlers and a comfy corner where you can watch car­toons.

www.changiair­port.com VISIT TIONG BAHRU PLAZA Sched­uled to open in the rst quar­ter of this year, the mall’s spar­row play sculp­ture pays homage to the iconic de­signs of yes­ter­year, while in­cor­po­rat­ing new play el­e­ments.

The high­lights of the play­ground on Level 3 in­clude a ham­mock for­est and hor­i­zon­tal ropes, a bird’s-nest swing, as well as tram­po­line and mu­si­cal play pan­els. There is also an in­clu­sive merry-gor­ound with hand­i­cap ramps that al­low chil­dren of all abil­i­ties to play to­gether.

ww w.t iongba hru­plaza. com.sg VISIT VIVOCITY Level 2 is home to a re­cently ren­o­vated out­door play­ground with two play ar­eas for chil­dren of var­i­ous age groups. The younger ones will en­joy bounc­ing on the tram­po­line, and the slides here are shorter.

Those aged six to 12 will love the swings, climb­ing ropes and lad­ders, slid­ing poles and slide. There is also a wet play area tted with rhyth­mic wa­ter jets that light up in a colour­ful pat­tern ev­ery day, af­ter 7pm.

www.vivocity.com.sg VISIT VISIT OOUTDOORUT DO OR PLPLAYGROUNDSAYGROU ND S OUT­DOOR PLAY­GROUNDS PARK­WAY PA­RADE A life-size ship is the cen­tre­piece of the mall’s nau­ti­cal-themed play­ground. Lo­cated out­side Dome Cafe on Level 1, The Hide­out caters to kids with di­verse abil­i­ties.

Chil­dren in wheel­chairs can use the lower deck, which is outtted with play pan­els. MARINE COVE About half the size of a foot­ball eld, this play­ground is the high­light of the re­vamped East Coast Park recre­ational en­clave that in­cludes the iconic McDon­ald’s.

Its fo­cal point is an 8m, three-storey tower that in­cor­po­rates sev­eral play el­e­ments in­clud­ing three slides, a rope bridge and climb­ing net cour­ses. But there’s plenty to en­gage tod­dlers, as well as spe­cial­needs kids, here. Plus points in­clude the big car park and pub­lic toi­let, which has shower fa­cil­i­ties and sinks built for lit­tle ones. VISIT CITY SQUARE MALL The mall’s re­vamped play area on Level 1 has two in­clu­sive swings and a wheelchairac­ces­si­ble merry-go-round, which pro­vides a com­mon space for both chil­dren with and with­out spe­cial needs. There are also other play fea­tures such as a climb­ing net, a swing­ing bridge, and a tall green slide.

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