Yishun Park Playground: Arboretum

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What is an “Arboretum”? We came across this word as we were walking around Yishun Park.

After a quick Google search, we found out that an Arboretum is a collection of trees. Yishun Park is home to the first Dipterocarp Arboretum, a family of rainforest trees, in Singapore.

What would be of more interest to most parents is that Yishun Park is also now home to a large new children’s playground (near the junction of Yishun Ring Road and Yishun Avenue 11) that opened in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Overview

This well shaded playground is full of adventure play equipment. Here, in what used to be an old rubber plantation, there is a bit of something for kids of all ages.

The older kids will gravitate toward the rope obstacle course at the far end of the playground. Traverse a swinging bridge, scale a flappy “Jacob’s ladder” and criss-cross other rope obstacles. These are just some of the things that will challenge the older kids. There is even a dome shaped net structure for kids to climb.

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RopeMoving away from the ropes, slides built into the terrain lead to a sand pit where seesaws, swings and a netted merry-go-round await.

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The playground is a welcomed addition to Yishun Park and makes a great new place in the north of Singapore where parents can bring their kids for a little day out.

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And of course, once you are done at the playground, there is always the Arboretum too.

How To Get There

Click here for more details. You can also visit the NParks website for more information on Yishun Park.

To find more of such great play areas right here in Singapore, you can check out our list of Parks & Gardens and Playgrounds.

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