Float My Boat

Float Your Boat at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park's Water Playground

A roughly-folded paper boat set adrift in a roadside drain. A lazy afternoon on a pedalo drifting in tranquil waters. Activities reminiscent of a time where pleasures were far simpler.

Hankering to relive those days? Here are some cool spots that you can cast off from. Whether it’s sailing a boat, or sailing in one – you pick. Whatever floats your boat!

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Water Playground

Float Your Boat at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park's Water PlaygroundOpposite Block 223, Ang Mo Kio Street 22 

Springing from a source atop the gently sloping terrain and meandering through a series of varied channels, the never-ending flow of water makes this playground an ideal place to set your boat afloat. It’s an interesting one too – metal sluice gates and movable barriers allow kids to direct the water flow and experiment with the effect of obstacles on it.

READ: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Playgrounds: Water, Adventure & Inclusive

Lower Seletar Reservoir Park Water Playground

Float Your Boat at Lower Seletar Reservoir Park's Water PlaygroundBounded by Yishun Avenue 1 and Lentor Avenue, Singapore 769139 

A simple playscape that leaves plenty of room for imagination. A shallow wading stream courses through undulating slopes, feeding, on one end, into a wading small pond and water jets in the ground. On the other end, two cheerful giant poppy showerheads provide relief on a hot day. This playground has both calm and slightly more tumultuous conditions for little boats. 

READ: Lower Seletar Reservoir Park: Water Play Area, Kayaking and More

Water Sports Centre, Singapore Sports Hub

Pedal-Biking and Pedal Boats at Singapore Sports Hub8 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397699 

A quiet lake it may not be, but the Kallang River provides a scenic backdrop for a spot of relaxing pedal-boating or pedal-biking. Rentals to the public are available from the Water Sports Centre. And if you happen to feel like something a little more vigorous, canoes, kayaks and dragon boats are also available.

READ: Pedal Boat In Singapore: Sit Back And Enjoy The Water At The Water Sports Centre

Marina Barrage Water Playground

Float Your Boat at Marina Barrage8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951 

Venture into the shallow wading pool at Marina Barrage’s Water Playground. Dash through a tunnel created by sprinkling jets of water or step into a cluster of water fountains that playfully rise up and down. It is a simple and enjoyable water play spot with the city skyline in the background.

READ: Marina Barrage Water Playground: Reservoir of Splashing Fun

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