19 water playgrounds in Singapore that you need to bring your kids to ASAP for a splashing good time

It is no surprise that many kids love to play with water, so bringing them to water playgrounds in Singapore is akin to bringing them to paradise. There’s just something so liberating and fun about running around in an open space as one gets drenched with cooling water, especially in sunny Singapore where the weather can be quite unforgiving!

If you’re looking to bring your little ones on a fun little outing to a water playground so that they can have a splashing good time, here are some that you can consider bringing them to.

Water playgrounds in Singapore that are free

1. Marina Barrage Water Playground

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Marina Barrage is home to a huge water playground that kids will certainly have lots of fun at. Plus, this is probably one of the few water playgrounds in Singapore that offers a panoramic view of the Singapore city skyline.

While there aren’t any exciting slides and rides at this water playground, kids can still delight themselves in running through the water jets. The water is also shallow here, making it the ideal water playground for your little ones!

Due to the current situation, do note that you would have to book a slot before you can bring your kids here to play. Each session will be for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Address: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Marina Barrage, Singapore 018951
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Admission fee: 

2. Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Water Playground

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Quite possibly one of the most unique and educational water playgrounds in Singapore, the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Water Playground is different from the usual water playgrounds that have automatic water jets and slippery slides. Instead, this playground features channels of natural flowing water that stem from a source at the top of the gentle slope the playground is built on.

Here, kids can learn about gravity as well as the motion of water in different circumstances while they play at the playground. They can also make use of the interactive tools available to ‘direct’ and ‘control’ the flow of water, which will certainly help in their understanding!

Address: 510 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Singapore 569983
Opening hours: Water at the playground is only turned on from 8am to 11am and 4pm to 8pm (Thu – Sun)
Admission fee: Free

3. Waterway Point Playground: Splash and Slide at Happy Park

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Waterway Point Playground is another one of those rooftop water playgrounds in Singapore that gives kids the chance to bask in the sun as they play with water, and gives parents waiting around the chance to enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding area.

There are three play areas at Happy Park, the Dry Play Area, the Wet Play Area, and the Lily Trees. Kids will have the time of their lives as they climb through rabbit holes and be greeted by spray trumpets and waterfalls. There is even a big water curtain splashing from the centre at the Lily Trees!

Address: 83 Punggol Central, Level 2, Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: 10.30am to 8pm (Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun) | 12pm to 8pm (Tue & Fri)
Admission fee: Free

4. Kidz @ Wet Play Area at Northpoint City

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If you’re looking to bring your kids to one of the water playgrounds in Singapore, you’d probably want to bring them to one that is close to your home. So if you stay in the north, this water playground is perfect for you.

The Kidz @ Wet Play Area is located on the fourth floor of the huge Northpoint City mall, and even though it’s on the rooftop, this water playground offers both shaded and unshaded play areas. This allows the little ones who are a little more sensitive to the harsh sunlight to still enjoy a session of water-playing without their skin getting red from the sun.

Address: 930 Yishun Avenue 2, Level 4, Singapore 769098
Opening hours: 10.30am to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free

5. The 3 House Water Playground at Changi City Point

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The 3 House Water Playground at Changi City Point has a dry play area and a wet play area, giving kids the chance to play at the dry play area first before moving onto the more thrilling zone where they get to play with water.

The wet play area is an open space with mushroom sculptures as shelters. There are also water buckets in the form of butterflies that will dunk water on the kids at a constant rate, along with water cannons and a spinning water carousel!

Address: 5 Changi Business Park Central 1, Changi City Point, Singapore 486038
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free

Water playgrounds in Singapore that require an admission fee

6. HydroDash

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HydroDash is the first floating water playground in Singapore, and it is located right in the heart of Sentosa. If you haven’t been there, it’s time for you to book a couple of tickets for some family-friendly fun!

There are four thrill-seeking floating obstacle courses that can be taken on by children and adults alike. Challenge your little ones to stay dry while moving across the slippery obstacle course. For those who are extra adventurous, they can even jump off a three-metre springboard into the water!

Address: Palawan Beach, Singapore 098498
Opening hours: 12pm to 6pm (Mon – Fri) | 10am to 7pm (Sat & Sun)
Admission fee: One-hour playtime: From S$13 | Two-hour playtime: From S$26
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7. Adventure Cove Waterpark

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Did you know that Adventure Cove Waterpark is Southeast Asia’s only aquatic water park? If you’re looking to bring your kids to one of the water playgrounds in Singapore, you definitely can’t miss out on Adventure Cove Waterpark. This theme park is filled with thrilling rides and marine encounters that will surely wow your kids.

Unlike the other water playgrounds where you’re mostly just watching your little ones run around, bringing your kids to Adventure Cove Waterpark will allow you to join in the fun and bond with your kids.

Go on the high-speed water slides or just chill out in the lazy river. You can also snorkel with 20,000 tropical fishes if you prefer a novel experience!

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore 098269
Opening hours: 10am to 5pm (Fri – Sun)
Admission fee: Child (ages four to 12): From S$24 | Adult (ages 13 and above): From S$32
Website | Klook

8. Splash @ Kidz Amaze (SAFRA Punggol)

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Splash @ Kidz Amaze is the first indoor water playground in Singapore and it is certainly a dream come true for both the young and the young at heart. The playground is themed with interactive soft play centres that will help stimulate your kids’ minds even as they play.

There’s also a dedicated toddler play area with shallow waters for the younger ones to play in.

Friendly facilitators will also be within the area to watch your kids and make sure they remain safe.

Address: 9 Sentul Crescent, SAFRA Punggol, Singapore 821313
Opening hours: Slots available at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm (Mon – Fri) | Slots available at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm (Sat, Sun, School Holidays & PH)
Admission fee: Child (aged 13 and below): From S$8 | Accompanying adult: S$4 | Free admission for kids below two months old
Website | Klook

9. Wild Wild Wet

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Wild Wild Wet is another one of the largest water playgrounds in Singapore, and if you’re looking to have some family fun, you definitely have to pay this water park a visit. This water playground features 16 different attractions, and some of the new additions include the Kidz Zone, Kraken Racer, and Free Fall.

Hop on the slides and have the time of your life zooming down as the cooling water splashes all over you! We’re sure that the kids won’t be the only ones enjoying the attractions at this water park!

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Downtown East, Singapore 519599
Opening hours: 12pm to 6pm (Mon, Wed – Sun)
Admission fee: Child (aged between three and 12): From S$19 | Adult (aged 13 and above): From S$26
Website | Klook

10. Splash

Shangri-La Hotel Singapore has a huge water playground that spans 1,300 square metre, with specially designed aquatic amenities and six unique water play areas.

You can expect everything from lazy rivers for you and your children to meander down, exciting slides with vertical drops, as well as water sprouts and jet cannons. Younger children can enjoy themselves at the shallow wading pools too.

However, the water playground is currently only open for hotel guests who will need to book for slots in order to enter it.

Address:22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350
Opening hours: 9.15am to 5.45pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free for hotel guests

Water playgrounds in Singapore that are free but are temporarily closed

11. Ninja Trail at Compass One

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Located on the fourth floor of Compass One, Ninja Trail is certainly a thrill for adventure seekers. There are a whopping 17 play features here and kids between the ages of two and 12 are guaranteed to have lots of fun running through the water jets that shoot water from every direction!

Kids can test their balancing skills as they walk along the beams, or just indulge in some classic fun on the slippery slides.

Unfortunately, the Ninja Trail at Compass One is temporarily closed until further notice. You can check Compass One’s Facebook page for updates.

Address: 1 Sengkang Square, Level 4, Compass One, Singapore 545078
Opening hours: 10am to 7pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free

12. Birdz of Play at Jurong Bird Park

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Housed in everyone’s favourite bird sanctuary in Singapore, Birdz of Play is a bird-themed playground that offers both dry and wet areas, as well as a multi-purpose pavilion and  a games room.

We’re sure that the kids will love the water bucket the most because of the anticipation that builds up as they wait for the water bucket to be filled to the brim before splashing down on them!

Unfortunately, the Birdz of Play at Jurong Bird Park is temporarily closed until further notice.

Address: 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925
Opening hours: 11am to 5.30pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free as part of admission into Jurong Bird Park

13. VivoCity SkyPark Water Playground

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For those who frequent VivoCity, the SkyPark on the mall’s rooftop is certainly a familiar sight. The water playground spans the size of four Olympic swimming pools, and it is usually crowded on the weekends when parents bring their little ones out to play.

Let them waddle around in the knee-deep water area, or rent a paddleboat for S$8 to S$12 so that the kids can have some fun paddling around in the water! Don’t worry, they’ll also be given a lifejacket so that they can be kept safe even as they paddle along.

Unfortunately, the VivoCity SkyPark Water Playground is temporarily closed until further notice. 

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, Level 3, VivoCity, Singapore 098585
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free

14. Wildlife Wet Play Area at Tampines 1

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The Wildlife Wet Play Area at Tampines 1 is one of the few water playgrounds in Singapore that has jungle- and Arctic-themed play areas. Let your kids feel as if they’re playing in the Arctic as they climb over fake ice sculptures and slide through the polar bear slide!

Kids will certainly love this water playground because it adds an immersive element to their playtime.

Unfortunately, the Wildlife Wet Play Area at Tampines 1 is temporarily closed until further notice. 

Address: 10 Tampines Central 1, Tampines 1, Singapore 529536
Opening hours: 1pm to 9.30pm (Mon) | 12pm to 8pm (Tue – Fri) | 10am to 9.30pm (Sat & Sun)
Admission fee: Free

15. Westgate Wonderland

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For the uninitiated, Westgate Wonderland is the largest thematic outdoor playground in a mall, and it features a total of four zones for kids to play in. Of course, if your child loves water, they’ll probably make a beeline for the Water Play Zone first!

This zone has a giant watering can that showers water down constantly, which will definitely be something the kids would love.

Once your kids are finally tired from all the running around, simply bring them over to the special blow-dry room and changing room so that you can get your kids cleaned up before heading for a meal within the mall!

Unfortunately, Westgate Wonderland is temporarily closed until further notice. 

Address: 3 Gateway Drive, #04-00, Westgate, Singapore 608532
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Mon – Sun) | Closed for maintenance every last Monday of the month
Admission fee: Free

16. IMM Outdoor Play and Splash

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IMM may known for its many outlet stores, but it is also home to an outdoor water playground with water splash feature and slides on its third floor Garden Plaza. After a shopping session, you can bring your kids up to the third floor for them to have some fun playing with water.

For those who are less adventurous, the gentle slides are of the perfect height that offers a bit of thrill, but not too much that will cause them to get scared.

Unfortunately, the IMM Outdoor Play and Splash is temporarily closed until further notice.

Address: 2 Jurong East Street 21, Level 3, Garden Plaza, IMM, Singapore 609601
Opening hours: 7am to 7pm (Mon – Fri) | 8am to 10pm (Sat & Sun)
Admission fee: Free

17. KidzPlay @ SkyGarden at NEX

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KidzPlay @ SkyGarden is another one of those outdoor water playgrounds in Singapore that are located within a shopping mall. This water playground features a huge open space with giant water buckets that will pour water on children and mist sprays that will offer a gentler splash of water.

Once your kids are tired from playing in the water, you can bring them into the toilets for a fresh change of clothes, and proceed to satisfy their tummies with the various food options within the mall.

Unfortunately, KidzPlay @ SkyGarden at NEX is temporarily closed until further notice. 

Address: 23 Serangoon Central, Level 4R, NEX, Singapore 556083
Opening hours: 1pm to 8pm (Mon – Fri) | 11am to 8pm (Sat & Sun)
Admission fee: Free

18. Splash-N-Surf Kids Water Playground

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Splash-N-Surf is located on the rooftop of Kallang Wave Mall, and prior to the pandemic, this water playground was a popular destination for families to go to for a kid-friendly escape.

The entire water park is split into three zones, with kids frequenting the Kids Water Playground the most. After all, that zone is a play area specifically for children. It has three small rides for those who love a thrill, a water cannon, water fan, mushroom splash for those who love getting dunked in water, and a little swimming pool for kids who are less adventurous to waddle in.

Unfortunately, the Splash-N-Surf Kids Water Playground is closed till further notice. You can check Singapore Sports Hub for updates.

Address: 1 Stadium Place, Level 3, Kallang Wave Mall, Singapore Sports Hub, Singapore 397628
Opening hours: 8am to 10pm (Mon – Sun)
Admission fee: Free for the Water Play Area and Kids Playground

19. Far East Organisation Children’s Garden

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The Far East Organisation Children’s Garden is nestled within Gardens by the Bay and it features three play areas – Water Play, Toddler Play, and The Treehouse. The Water Play Zone is quite possibly one of the biggest water playgrounds in Singapore, The open space with water sprouts and buckets is big enough to for kids to freely run around as they take in all the fun.

Music will also play over the speakers, so you’ll get to see the fountains dance with music as your kids dart around.

For the little ones who aren’t quite able to run around yet, don’t worry because there is the Fish Fountain play area located within the Toddler Play Zone that you can bring them to. The fish sculptures in the area shoot out little trickles of water, which is certainly less intimidating than the splashes of water in the Water Play Zone!

Unfortunately, the Far East Organisation Children’s Garden is temporarily closed until further notice. 

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: 9am to 7pm (Tue – Sun) | Waterplay closure is at 6.30pm
Admission fee: Free