[Update 10 Dec 2013 Space Zone Play Gym have moved, the The Petite Park is coming to City Square Mall ] Indoor soft playgrounds and spaces can be a savior for stress parents and hyperactive kids. They usually comes with play structures designed to be safe and fun and is a good place to go for play-dates or just on your own, especially when it is raining or way too hot to be outdoors. The children get to expand their energy, play and practice their motor and social skills while parents get some rest.
Check out the indoor playgrounds around Singapore. We have group them by locations: Central/South, North, East and West.
The newly renovated Fidgets keep the good stuff and make some unexpected but welcome improvements.
Amazonia (Great World City)
With a jungle theme play gym, mini glow-in-the dark golf area and a space ball theme shoot out area, this indoor play centre is loads of fun. There is an indoor Bistrol so parents can relax while their kids play. The price is on the high side at $30 for two hours.
Fidgets (Turf City)
Big with three huge structures challenging enough for the adventurous kids and areas designated for toddlers and babies under 2 years old. With a build in cafe and unlimited play for just $15, it is where parents can chill out and finally get to read a book and catch up with friends while the kids play. Bring your socks. They are really strict about that here. Admission is for kids up to 10 years old. Free for parents and kids under 1 year old. $1 dollar of your entrance fee will be donated to registered children charities in Singapore.
Where: 200 Turf Club Road #04-05 Turf city S 287994 (Near Giant)
Go-Go Bambini (Dempsey)
Probably one of the first soft structures indoor playgrounds, the Dempsey Go-Go Bambini comes surrounded with nice eating places, its own cafe, organize classes and workshops and have a nail spa for mums. Admission is for kids up to 11 years old. Free for parents and kids under 1 year old.
Where: Blk 8 Dempsey Road #01-15 Dempsey Hill, Singapore 247696
This playground aims to be a fun haven for kids, where they can play safely, explore freely and develop their sensory motor skills in the midst of having lots of fun.
It comprise of a Pretend Play section, a Discovery Corner, an Interactive Play area and a Music Corner. Cost on weekend is S$25 for 1st 2 hours, S$8 for additional hour.
Jumperzillas, now FIGETS CITY @ THE SHOPPES, MARINA BAY SANDS
FidgetsCity combines play, art and craft, Adult gets access to free Wifi and iPads. Cost on weekend is S$22 for 1st 2 hours, S$9 for additional hour. Alternatively, a play and craft package cost S$22for 1st 2 hours.
Where: B1-57 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, No 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018972.
KiddyFun has sweet candy colours Merry-go-round and ball-pits and play srtuctures similar to those at Singkids plus wooden toys to play with. $12 for kids below 18 months old and $18 for kids above 18 months old for 2hours of play on weekends and public holidays.
Where: #04-04/05, Turf City, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
Polliwogs ( Robertson Walk )
Polliwogs at Robertson Walk provide 8,500 sq. ft. of space for kids fun with separated play arenas for both younger children below 2 years old and older kids up to 10 years old.
Where: 11 Unity Street, #02-18/19 Robertson Walk, S 237995
Royce Kids Gym
Royce Kids Gym is conveniently located at Liang Court. The pictures published from its website looks promising.
Where: 177 River Valley Road #02-20/21 Liang Court Shopping Centre S179030
This place using a made in Japan play system is conveniently located at Vivo City. The pictures published from its website shows beautiful pastel swings, merry go round ball pools and slides. $18 for an hour of play and $10/hr there after during peak periods.
Where: Vivo City level 1 unit #01-171~174 and VivoCity the Plaza
SingKids® PlaySystem the Plaza(Next to Water Fountain)
Space Zone Play Gym
This new addition to the Singapore indoor playground scene is right opposite Ikea Alexandra and cost just $10 for unlimited play. Structure looks interesting with a slide, ball pool and ample climbing opportunities.
Where: UE Square
Tickle Tickle at Delta
Tickle Tickle takes up the space that Atlantic city once occupy. This is a hybrid playground with a small activity center, ball pool and lots of interesting toys to engage the kids with.
Its amazing how the small place is transform to look so bright and inviting and so many ways the kids can play together. Cost on Weekend is $14 for unlimited play.
Where: Delta Sports Complex, 900 Tiong Bahru Road (Entrance via Alexandra Rd)
$12 dollars for two hours or $9 for unlimited play if you become a member at $10.The place is quite conveniently located near the bus interchange. Parents get enjoy food, wireless high-speed Internet in the cafe and working out in the gym within the premise. Open Mon-Thur 10am to 9pm and Fri-sun 10am to 10pm.
Where: #01-K2 Blk 206 Hougang Street 21 Singapore 530206, www.bouncingkids.com.sg
eXplorerkid (AMK Hub)
Rates and membership is the same as the Downtown east branch. For the AMK branch Ball’O'City is included in the play rates.
Where: #04-02 AMK Hub, 53 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, Singapore, Singapore, www.explorerkid.com
This new addition is similar to the ones at Changi and Vivocity. The pictures published from its website shows beautiful pastel swings, merry go round ball pools and slides. $18 for an hour of play and $10/hr there after during peak periods.
Where: United Square, 101 Thomson Road, B1-56/56A,
Tickle Tickle at Hougang
Tickle Tickle at Hougang is a hybrid playground is similar to the one at Delta but smaller. Cost on Weekend is $14 for unlimited play.
Where: 93 Hougang Ave 4, #01-04, Singapore 538832 (near Hougang Swimming Complex)
eXplorerkid (Downtown East )
explorerKid at Downtown East place is huge with loads of activities and lots of eateries nearby. Members pay $11 while non members price is $22 during peak hours. Have yet to check it out but seems this is the biggest in Singapore to date. Can’t wait to check it out. Membership is for kids up to 12 years old.
Where: 3rd Level, E!hub @Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close Singapore 519599
This indoor playground boast some interesting and unique play equipments. There’s Sona an interactive playground system where kids can play games that helps them recognize numbers, learn to follow instructions, develop reactive thinking and have fun with dancing while building up social skills.
There’s also a cooking corner with toys and courses parents can participate in while the kids play. Admission is $20 per hour for kids 3-12 years old, $12 for kids 1-2 and free for babies less than 1 year old.
KidzGo Playhouse is a new playground at Tampines 1 Mall similar to SingKids. It is a small playground suitable for toddlers and preschoolers.
Where : 10 Tampines Central 1, #04-02, Tampines 1 Mall Singapore
Peek-A-Boo (Kallang Leisure Park)
Peek-a-Boo may be smaller than the other east side playgrounds, this is still good as you get to combine shopping and playing in one trip. There is also a cafe and free wireless surfing so bring your lap top and er… work(?) while your kids play.
Where : Leisure Park Kallang (next to Indoor Stadium) 5, Stadium Walk, #02-12/13
Polliwogs (East Coast)
Polliwogs at East Coast have both an outdoor and indoor play areas. Structures are interesting and wide enough for the parent to go catch the child when they refuse to end their play session. There is a ball volcano that is really fun. For the parents, there is a very comfortable sitting area and free flow of coffee and tea. Bring coins. Your kids will want the snacks from their vending machine when they are taking a break from playing. $18 for 90 mins on weekends.
Where : #01-02 1020 East Coast Parkway, 449878,
The SingKids® PlaySystem in the east has a bigger space . Prices are the same as Singkids@Vivo City outlet at $18 for an hour of play and $10/hr there after during peak periods.
Where: Changi Airport Terminal 3 B2 Mall unit #14,15,16 and 26, www.singkids.com.sg
The Petite Park
This indoor play space and party facility is designed to provide children under 7 years old an imaginative, challenging, and fun yet safe environment to play and explore. An active play space with slides, ball pool and merry-go-round style swings and a pretend play space with multiple stations such as train tracks, kitchen toys and food stalls. $18 for 2 hours of play on public holidays and weekends.
Where : Changi City Point, 5 Changi Business Park Central 1, #02-15/16, 486038,
Happy Willow is targeted at kids 9 months to 9 years old and seems to have nice play structures and even a reading corner. Comes with a lounge that serve up cake and beverages. $18 for 2 hours of play on public holidays and weekends for kids 2 years old and above.
Where : 1 Fusionopolis Way, Fusionopolis, #B1-06, Singapore 138632 (Directly Above One-north MRT)
Kidz Amaze (Jurong Safra)
It is new and big and full of challenging and fun stuff especially for older kids. At 3 storey high it is easy to spend at least half a day in this vertical playground.
Usual price is $15 for non members. Kidz Amaze membership are for age from 3yrs to 18 yrs. The club is close from time to time for private events so check the Safra Jurong Club house site for announcement first
Where: 333 Boon Lay Way SAFRA Jurong
Playful Elves have triple wave slides, ball shots as well as an indoor race track, inflatables and table toys. Usual price is $18 for members and $20 for non members for the first 2 hours.
Where: 154 West Coast Road, #02-02 to 04, West Coast Plaza
*Note: Pricing information are for reference only. We have selected weekend/public holiday pricing for most of the playgrounds as an indication. Most playgrounds have better rates for weekdays. Please refer to provider’s website for updated information.
Playgrounds that are no longer around
AtlantisCity@Delta (Delta Sports Complex) (Closed)
This is quite a small set up but it is generally not too crowded and the kids love it all the same. The price is hard to beat at $3.30 an hour if you get their play card.
There is ice cream, snacks and drinks available and a sitting area for parents.
Where: Delta Sports Complex, 900 Tiong Bahru Road (Entrance via Alexandra Rd)
The Bubs’ Hub ( East Coast Parkway) (Most likely no longer in operation as web and facebook page are no longer around. Number is also not in use)
This kids’ play area with an ‘Under the Sea’ theme has a indoor soft play area, outdoor car/animal rides and birthday ‘Play ‘n’ Dine’ party offerings. $15 per entry for kids less than 10 years old. Free for accompanying adults and babies less than 6 months old. Outdoor car rides are $5 /5 mins ride. The Birthday ‘Play ‘n’ Dine’ Party packages include an hour of play and an hour of dining experience at Brussels Sprouts, a kids-friendly restaurant offering exciting & healthy menu.
Where: Playground@Big Splash, 902 East Coast Parkway, Block C #01-24 S 449874. (Behind KFC),
Frisk ‘n’ Romp Kids Playclub (No longer in operation)
Standard rates is $18 for 2 hours on the week ends or for the whole day on weekdays. They do have promotion from time to time and rates goes as low as $10 when you get a play card.
Little O’Zone (Orchid Country Club beside the orchid bowl) (No longer in operation)
$8 dollars an hour for non members. Interesting looking structures with facilities for toddlers. For kids 18 months to 12 years. Open Mon-Thur 10am to 8pm and Fri-sun 10am to 10pm.
Where: #02-36 Social Clubhouse, Orchid Country Club 1 Orchid Club Road