Young Parents (Singapore) - - FAMILY FUN IN SG ISSUE -

VISIT Op­po­site Block 325 Sem­bawang Cres­cent PLAYEUM Lo­cated in Telok Blan­gah, this hotspot for cre­ative learn­ing is the rst of its kind in Asia. MON­TREAL GREEN One of the rare play­grounds with a sand­pit, this is di­vided into two sec­tions. A taller slide and a mini rock climb­ing wall are per­fect for big­ger kids, while the younger ones can hop aboard a see­saw or a mini merry-go-round. Playeum Dr Seuss Block 589A Mon­treal Drive IN­DOOR FUN Block 330 Yishun Ring Road CLIP ‘N CLIMB This in­door climb­ing theme park opened last De­cem­ber at the new HomeTeamNS club­house in Our Tampines Hub, a huge com­mu­nity com­plex op­po­site Tampines Cen­tral. CAN­BERRA PARK If your kids love swings, this 1.5ha ad­ven­ture park has the most in Sin­ga­pore, ac­cord­ing to a re­port.

Among them are the Swings of Dif­fer­ences, which cater to var­i­ous age groups Straits Times

Here, you’ll nd 19 quirky wall routes, where both kids and adults – begin­ners, as well as ex­pe­ri­enced climbers – can en­joy the thrill of scal­ing 8m-high walls.

As the grips are unique to each climb­ing sta­tion, you get to face a va­ri­ety of chal­lenges. In­stead of dull grey walls that you might nd at other climb­ing cen­tres, Clip ‘N Climb is awash in bright colours, with en­er­getic mu­sic to boot.

The con­cept hails from New Zealand and there are now over 100 branches world­wide.

There is no min­i­mum age for climbers; they just need to weigh be­tween 10kg and 150kg. If you're not join­ing your kids, make your­self com­fort­able at the wait­ing area, which has sofa benches – and free Wi-Fi. and abil­i­ties, from tod­dlers to spe­cial-needs kids. There’s also an am­phithe­atre, BBQ pits, bi­cy­cle and tness sta­tions, and cy­cling and jog­ging paths.

$18 for mem­bers, $22 for Peo­ple’s As­so­ci­a­tion or Safra mem­bers, and $25 for guests.

www.fb.com/ Clip nC limb Home Team NS HOW MUCH Not many neigh­bour­hood play­grounds fea­ture art in­stal­la­tions, but this one does. Cre­ated by US-based light sculp­tor, Mini Pool con­sists of 16 pads on the ground that light up and change colour when they are stepped on, ac­cord­ing to a

Straits Times re­port. Com­ple­ment­ing the play­ground’s whim­si­cal theme are three crooked houses that seem to have been plucked straight out of a book, the re­port adds. There is also a ki­netic ham­mock trel­lis – a swing set with nine seats in­stalled at dif­fer­ent heights. Yishun River Green

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