Top water parks and playgrounds for kids in Singapore

September 04, 2019
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    Water playgrounds are the best spots to cool down in Singapore’s humid climate and blistering heat. Get ready for a splashing great time with the kids here — some of them are even free!

    (Also read: Where to go with kids in Singapore)

    (Photo: 123RF.com)

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  • Gardens By The Bay
    2 / 10 Gardens By The Bay

    There’s no way you’ll make it out of this playground dry — and that’s what we love about it. Some kids even come in their swimsuits! Interactive play delights detect the movement of children to create corresponding sequence of water effects. Tunnels and water jets and more complete this huge water playground.

    Find out more here.

    (Also read: Where to go for kid-friendly fun on the Downtown Line)

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  • Mall rooftop water play areas
    3 / 10 Mall rooftop water play areas

    Not that we need a reason to head to the mall, but knowing that it has a rooftop water play area makes it easier to get your shopping done and not feel guilty about not having something planned for the kids. 

    These water playgrounds come in various child-friendly themes and have colourful slides, splash pads and even gigantic water buckets that will soak everyone – including parents sitting on the sidelines, if you’re not careful.

    YPs’ favourites are: Kallang Wave Mall, Nex (pictured), Tampines 1Waterway PointWestgateCompass One and Changi City Point.

    (Also read: Mum-tested guide to active play with kids in Singapore)

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  • Jurong West Swimming Complex
    4 / 10 Jurong West Swimming Complex

    The Jurong West Swimming Complex is too incredibly undersold. With three giant water slides, a wave pool, a lazy river and more in addition to other normal pools, it’s a water wonderland through and through. Definitely a day out worth the travel to the West, even if you live on the other side of Singapore.

    Find out more here. 

    (Also read: Outdoor activities: 9 cheap and fun ideas for families and kids)

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  • Sengkang Swimming Complex
    5 / 10 Sengkang Swimming Complex

    Beyond the outdoor competition pool and a sheltered pool, the colourful water playground boasts eight slides and a jacuzzi area.

    Find out more here.

    (Also read: 5 kid-friendly places to do rock climbing in Singapore)

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  • Wild Wild Wet
    6 / 10 Wild Wild Wet

    Wildly snaking slides pepper the landscape at this water theme park — the largest in Singapore. Also for thrill-seekers: a gigantic wave pool, a raft slide and more. Or, a lazy pool and other child-friendly water features like splashing pools even for the toddlers.

    Find out more here.

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  • Water Playground, Marina Barrage
    7 / 10 Water Playground, Marina Barrage

    Looking to cool off after an afternoon of kite flying? Then Marina Barrage offers the ideal location. The water play area is small but children are allowed to skip and hop amongst the fountains and shallow water features.

    Find out more here.

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  • Splash @ Kidz Amaze, Safra Punggol
    8 / 10 Splash @ Kidz Amaze, Safra Punggol

    The deep-sea themed indoor water playground features multiple play decks, five giant slides, spraying water guns and more. Plus, the water is kept at a fairly comfortable room temperature, so the little ones will have no trouble getting in.

    Find out more here.

     

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  • Birdz of Play, Jurong Bird Park
    9 / 10 Birdz of Play, Jurong Bird Park

    After a day out exploring and learning about feathered friends at Jurong Bird Park, head to its water playground to have some splashing good fun. There’s a wading pool for smaller kids, along with sprays and slides that every child would love.

    Find out more here.

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  • Adventure Cove Waterpark
    10 / 10 Adventure Cove Waterpark

    Besides a lazy river, a wave pool, and some of the biggest, baddest rides like the Spiral Washout and Pipeline Plunge, what really sets this waterpark apart from others is the precious chance to snorkel with 20,000 tropical fish over a colourful reef!

    Find out more here.

    A version of this article appeared on The Finder; additional reporting by Young Parents.

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