Lifestyle attraction Jurong Play Grounds opens; features Asia’s largest dog water park, padel tennis court

West siders now have a new family and pet-friendly recreation area to look forward to.

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Published: 6 December 2022, 10:42 AM

Lifestyle attraction Jurong Play Grounds (JPG) officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday (Dec 3). The site, formerly owned by Sin Flora, now features a dog water park, a pet-care facility, a community garden and F&B outlets.

Managed by Hua Hng Trading Company, the 355,000 sq ft grounds is formed from under-utilised open fields. It features a mixed use commercial development and a large park for recreational and communal activities.

One of JPG’s highlights include being home ​​to Asia’s largest dog water park, Wag and Wild. 


Dogs will be able to mingle and swim at Wag and Wild’s facilities. PHOTO CREDIT: JURONG PLAY GROUNDS, YOUTHOPIA / TIANA QUEK


Dog owners who would like to bring their dogs to experience Wag and Wild will need to make a booking. Playtimes are sold by 1 hour time slots at $29.96 per dog. Two guests will receive free entry per purchase. 

JPG also features key tenants that will provide visitors with family and pet-centric experiences. 

Carnival enthusiasts can look forward to Uncle Ringo’s funfair and carnival that will operate from from Fridays to Sundays, from 5.30pm to 10.30pm, and on eves of and public holidays. The funfair will also feature a specially designed Jurassic enclosure with realistic animatronic dinosaurs.

Pet owners looking to dine-in can consider checking out Al Capone’s. The JPG outlet offers a pet’s menu and features a dedicated alfresco doggie dining area. There are also kid-friendly dish options that are a part of its range of Italian fusion food and drinks selection.

Those looking to immerse themselves in a game of Padel can do so at SingPadel, Singapore’s largest padel facility. 


Padel tennis is the fastest growing game in Europe. PHOTO CREDIT: JURONG PLAY GROUNDS, YOUTHOPIA / TIANA QUEK


Visitors looking for a grooming and staycation facility for their pets, can drop by at Urban Paws’. There is also a public dog run for them to look forward to. 

Families also have a chance to interact with nature by visiting the community garden, butterfly garden and fish-feeding pond. The pond has over 50 different varieties of fresh water fishes and amphibians.


Hobby gardeners and urban farmers who wish to grow their own crops, can do so by renting a plot starting at $500 a month, at the community garden. PHOTO CREDIT: JURONG PLAY GROUNDS


Parents can also consider enrolling their children in programmes offered by Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse and Happy Fish Swim School. Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse provides preschool, childcare and kindergarten services, while Happy Fish Swim School is a swim school catered for young children.

Every second weekend of each month, JPG will host the Weekenders Market. The Weekenders Market is a combination between a farmer’s market and a crafter’s market. Items sold include local produce, produce from JPG’s own Community Garden farmers and home-made wares and crafts.


The Weekenders Market will also feature pet related products and services heavily, as it is a pet-focused centre. PHOTO CREDIT: JURONG PLAY GROUNDS


According to JPG, the management is currently looking to add more landscaped greenery, family and pet friendly activities in the coming months, including a semi-regular food truck park. The food truck park will feature well-known local food vendors, outdoor movie screenings and live music acts. 

They are also aiming to welcome back the overseas night market concepts. 

Visitors who wish to visit Jurong Play Grounds can now do so at 2 Jurong Gateway Road Singapore 608512.

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