Near Pasir Ris’ Elias Mall, you will find another old playground which incorporated the design of a Sampan with local heritage elements like this bumboat (below).

bumboat mosaic playground pasir ris

old playground in pasir ris singapore

The sea barges were a common sight along the Singapore River for more than 150 years, ferrying cargo from offshore ships, before they were moved away in 1983 in an effort to clean up the river.

rubber tyres on junk boat playground singapore

sampan playground at pasir ris singapore

To make it looks just like a real Sampan, “eyes” and tyres are also added. With lots of tyres to climb or peer through, it can be pretty fun even for such a tiny Sampan playground in Pasir Ris.

sand playground at elias mall singapore

slide at old sand playground elias singapore
 

How to Get to Sampan Playground At Elias Mall Singapore

Address: Block 625 Elias Road Singapore 510625
By Bus: 403, 4N, 58, 88, 358, 359, 518 and 518A
Parking: Elias Mall
Admission: FREE
Nearest MRT: Pasir Ris MRT

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