Just beside Margaret Drive Hawker Centre, the SkyResidence @ Dawson playground, known as the Hills & Ribbon Adventure Playground offers kids a chance to have fun surrounded by the neighbourhood’s towering blocks.
A characteristic of the SkyResidence @ Dawson playground is its open layout. But that’s not to say that there isn’t plenty to do. On the contrary, the Hills & Ribbon Adventure Playground provides plenty of different play elements for ages 2 to 12.
The playground is divided into two sections – one for 5 to 12 year olds and the other for 2 to 5 years olds.
SkyResidence @ Dawson Playground: Treehouse and Climbing Ropes
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The most prominent feature at the SkyResidence @ Dawson playground is the “Treehouse” with its bright yellow slide.
The treehouse structure can either be reached by a flight of colourful stairs, or by tramping up a sloped net. The treehouse is made up of various platforms. A tube slide provides a quick way to exit the treehouse.
Older kids can then move on to the climbing ropes. This is made up of various obstacles for kids to cross.
These obstacles range from suspended, circular stepping stones to rope bridges to cargo nets.
Kids can have a fun time challenging themselves and practising their hand-eye coordination and motor skills on these obstacles.
There’s also a trampoline, embedded into the playground’s undulating soft padded flooring, i.e. the “hills”, where kids can bounce away their energy.
Play Elements for Younger Kids
The younger age set is not forgotten either. There are play panels for toddlers and a spinning bowl that they can take a whirl on.
In addition, there is a ladybird and elephant springer where kids can bounce about. For more communal fun, there is even a three-way seesaw.
The SkyResidence @ Dawson playground may not be as “themed” as its other Dawson counterparts like the Spider Playground, the Eco-Jungle Playground and the Alice in Wonderland Playground but it still offers plenty of play opportunities for kids.
It’s close proximity to the Margaret Drive Hawker Centre makes it ideal for restless kids to burn off some energy either pre- or post-meal. Or you can also stop by the casual dining restaurnats at Margaret Market.