5 family-friendly things to do in Serangoon

February 04, 2017
  • 5 family-friendly things to do in Serangoon
    1 / 6 5 family-friendly things to do in Serangoon

    Although there isn’t a clear consensus on the definite perimeter of “Serangoon”, it is surely one of the stars of northeast Singapore.

    It’s most commonly known for the food – every local knows of Chomp Chomp Food Centre – but there are also hidden gems in Serangoon Central and Upper Serangoon that make them more than just residential areas.

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  • 1. Krav Maga Culture
    2 / 6 1. Krav Maga Culture

    More than a martial arts school, Krav Maga Culture is all about helping you avoid, prevent and deal with any violent confrontations.

    Translating to “contact combat”, Krav Maga is a self-defense combat system that consists of relevant techniques from aikido, judo, boxing and wrestling.

    Curious? Sign up for a trial class on their website. They have classes for kids and teens too.

    #02-02, 756 Upper Serangoon Road

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  • 2. Can Cafe
    3 / 6 2. Can Cafe

    Take a trip down memory lane at this fun retro-themed music cafe and feast your eyes on antiques, posters and memorabilia.

    Formerly located along Liang Seah Street, this quaint little venue serves up a variety of fusion food — spicy crayfish spaghetti, tofu with roast meat, and even Japanese bento sets.

    There’s bound to be something you and your family will love.

    #01-01, 730 Upper Serangoon Road

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  • 3. Nex
    4 / 6 3. Nex

    Cited as the biggest mall in the North-East Singapore, this massive seven-storey mall is definitely worth exploring.

    Your kids will love KidzPlay, the rooftop playground where they can enjoy wet and dry interactive play areas.

    Pet parents can bring their dogs to the K9 Park, Singapore’s first ever dog park in a mall. Dogs are not allowed in other areas of the shopping centre but you can access K9 Park via lifts 1 and 2.

    23 Serangoon Central

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  • 4. Sunday Market
    5 / 6 4. Sunday Market

    If an industrial-themed cafe is more of your thing, head over to Lim Tua Tow Road for your fill of cheesy fries, duck leg, wagyu burger, chicken and waffles and so much more.

    You can also get non-caffeinated frappes here, and if you can’t get enough of this place, grab one of their cool t-shirts before you leave.

    22 Lim Tua Tow Road

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  • 5. Serangoon Community Park
    6 / 6 5. Serangoon Community Park

    There’s something about this sizable park that sets it apart from others in heartland areas.

    Perhaps it is because of its unique design and layout that include pedestrian bridges and brightly coloured shelters.

    You’ll find a variety of accessible amenities such as a fitness corner, amphitheatre and foot reflexology paths around the park. It’s also a favourite spot for an awesome game of laser tag.

    Serangoon Ave 4

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    A version of this story first appeared in The Finder 

    (Photos: The Finder)

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