Toa Payoh playgrounds can be found throughout the town’s neighbourhoods. And, with Toa Payoh being amongst the oldest satellite towns in Singapore, it has picked up quite a collection of playgrounds and memories.
Here’s a look at Toa Payoh playgrounds, some of which have served many generations while others will be there to serve generations to come.
Toa Payoh Playgrounds
Lorong 6 Dragon Playground
The most famous of Toa Payoh’s Playgrounds has got to the Dragon Playground that can be seen from along Lorong 6, opposite SAFRA Toa Payoh. The mosaic playground, built by the Housing & Development Board, has become emblematic of a Singaporean childhood, especially from the past. Find out more about the Toa Payoh Dragon Playground.
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Lorong 1 Dragon Slide Tower
The large Dragon Playground is not the only one of its kind at Toa Payoh. There is a slide that takes after it at HDB Hub but, more authentically, there is another mosaic Dragon slide at Toa Payoh North along Lorong 1. Read more about the Dragon Tower at Lorong 1.
Carrying along the heritage route, harking back to the 1970s and 1980s is an animal play sculptures at Toa Payoh Lorong 7 Park. These old time structures in the same of ducks and horses are the only surviving examples that we know of. Take a trip back in time at the old school animal playground.
Toa Payoh Crest Playground
Found amongst the towering blocks at Toa Payoh Crest is its playground, uniquely built on a slope. Inspired by Toa Payoh’s past as a swamp, kids can make their way up and down along this interesting playground. Find out more about Toa Payoh Crest playground.
Play @ Heights Park
Drawing plenty of visitors when it first opened was Play @ Heights Park. With a water play area, trampoline, a walking rollercoaster and ride-on car area, it definitely warrants a visit for families with young children for some outdoor fun time. Coast down to Play @ Heights Park for some fun.
Tug Boat Playground
This two-level neighbourhood playground is fashioned to look like a tug boat. Kids can climb aboard and pretend that they chugging off on an adventure with a little boat that could at Lorong 5! Find out more about the Tug Boat Playground.
Leafy Towers Playground
Another playground in the Toa Payoh neighbourhood worth a mention is the towering playground at Lorong 4. This brown and green playground boast two towers along with five slides, and swings as well. Find out more about this playground.