Thursday, December 2, 2010

Indoor Playgrounds for Kids

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Indoor soft playgrounds 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 especially when it is raining or way too hot to be outdoors. The children get to expand their energy and practice their motor and social skills while parents get some rest.


Check out this list of indoor playgrounds around Singapore:

CENTRAL/SOUTH

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. more about Fidgets...

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, organise 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

AtlantisCity@Delta (Delta Sports Complex)
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. more about Atlantis City...

Where: Delta Sports Complex, 900 Tiong Bahru Road (Entrance via Alexandra Rd)

Royce Kids Gym
This place is conveniently located at Liang Court. The pictures published from its website looks promising. For an annual membership fee of $50 per year, you pay $12 bucks for an hour play. Non members pay $30 for a one time trial.

w: www.roycekidsgym.com
Where: 177 River Valley Road #02-20/21 Liang Court Shopping Centre S179030

EAST

eXplorerkid (Downtown East )
This 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.

w: www.explorerkid.com
Where: 3rd Level, E!hub @Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close Singapore 519599

Peek-A-Boo (Kallang Leisure Park)

$12 per entry for kids older than 2 year old. 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.

w: www.peekaboo.com.sg

Where : Leisure Park Kallang (next to Indoor Stadium) 5, Stadium Walk, #02-12/13

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.

w: www.frisknromp.com

Polliwogs (East Coast)
This new play area have both an outdoor and indoor area. 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.


w: www.thepolliwogs.com

Where : #01-02 1020 East Coast Parkway, 449878

WEST

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

NORTH

Little O'Zone (Orchid Country Club beside the orchid bowl)
$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.

w: http://www.orchidclub.com/moby/cms/membership/facilities.html

Where: #02-36 Social Clubhouse, Orchid Country Club 1 Orchid Club Road

Bouncing Kids
$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
 w: www.bouncingkids.com.sg

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