Why You Should Visit East Coast Park

make the best of your time here
By: Nina Shahriman
March 9, 2022

East Coast Park is the only site in Singapore where you may engage in sports outdoor activities along this 15-kilometre stretch of coastline. This is where seven million residents and visitors come to enjoy a range of athletic, entertainment, and culinary opportunities. For those who like offshore and aquatic activities, there are swarms of bikers and roller skaters enjoying the sun and sea wind, while cable skiing and water sports are available. Sounds like a great place to spend your evening so let Glitz tell you how you can make the best of your time at East Coast Park.

About East Coast Park

East Coast Park is one of Singapore’s largest parks, stretching from the city to Xilin Avenue. The breezy, seaside park, which faces the sea in the south, attracts throngs of people seeking some fun and cuisine every weekend. With plenty of restaurants, bars, and cafés along the beaches to sip a beverage or get a snack, it’s a perfect location to just sit back and enjoy. Keep it simple by having a picnic on the beach with family and friends among the swaying coconut trees and casuarinas.

The park is separated into several zones with letters ranging from A to H. The park’s Area A is closest to the city, while Area H is nearest to Changi Airport. Car parks in East Coast Park are identified by the region in which they are located, as well as a running number if there are numerous parking lots.

What To Check Out At East Coast Park

The Beach

A sandy beach can be found in East Coast Park, which is great for families who wish to let their children play in the sand. We propose the beach near the Lagoon, which is accessible from Car Park E2. If you forget to bring your sand toys, the neighbouring bike rental station offers them as well. You may also go to the beach in front of Parkland Green in Area C, which is opposite the Parkway Parade retail centre.

Xtreme SkatePark

The Xtreme SkatePark, which is about the size of two-and-a-half football fields, has a variety of circuits for all skill levels. It has ramps, rails, and bowls that provide a challenge as well as a place to let go for youngsters, teenagers, and adults. Head down to Xtreme SkatePark in Area F, near Car Park F1, for skaters, bikers, and scooterists searching for extreme activities at East Coast Park. Remember to bring your helmets and other safety equipment.

Biking

Cycling is one of the first activities that come to mind when thinking about things to do in East Coast Park. The park’s flat topography is great for pedalling around on two wheels. Bring your own bike or hire one from a bike rental kiosk on the East Coast.

At East Coast Park, bike rental kiosks can be found at Fort Road in Area B, near Car Park C4 in Area C, and near the Lagoon Food Centre and Car Park E2 in Area E. There are two courses available: one for beginners and another for intermediate bikers with additional twists and turns. There’s even a pump track to test your skills on.

Bedok Jetty

Anglers may be found practising their trade at the 300 metres long Bedok Jetty on any given day. Bedok Jetty is a lovely area to wander out to and enjoy the vista and sea wind even if you aren’t a fisherman. Area F is where you’ll find Bedok Jetty.

Sea Sports

Aloha Sea Sports Centre provides basic to advanced windsurfing and stand-up paddling (SUP) lessons. Call ahead to schedule a class with one of their instructors. Aloha Sea Sports Centre also rents windsurfing and SUP equipment, including SUP boards for youngsters. The Aloha Sea Sports Centre is situated in Area E, next to the lagoon.

Marine Cove Children’s Playground

Looking for something to do with the kids in East Coast Park? At East Coast Park’s Marine Cove Children’s Playground, there’s lots of fun to be had. Kids may climb up and around the playground structure, enjoy swings, and have a lot of fun here because it was created to seem like a lighthouse.

Coastal PlayGrove

Coastal PlayGrove has taken over the previous Big Splash location. The place is dominated by a play tower with nets that may be climbed to the top. From the top of the 16-metre high tower, there are additional slides that descend down. A water play area and a natural play garden are two more enjoyable things for youngsters to do at Coastal PlayGrove.