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Punggol Waterway Park

 

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About the Park

Punggol was once a fishing village littered with pig and poultry farms set alongside vegetable plantations. Today, its new residential town is set to capitalise on what remains of this lovely setting. The waterway traversing the town centre and the coastal promenade are pleasant additions to the breezy open spacesand seafood restaurants. The Town Park is a multi-purpose park located just a few minutes' walk north of the Punggol Town Centre. Its traffic-free environment makes it an ideal venue for plenty of leisure and recreational activities along the Punggol Waterway. One can also embark on a nostalgic walk to the old Punggol Road.


*Interesting Fact: Punggol, in Malay, means 'hurling sticks at the branches of fruit trees to bring them down to the ground', perhaps referring to the area as a fruit-growing district years ago or as a rendezvous for wholesale fruit agents.


Background of Punggol Waterway Park Project

The Punggol Waterway Park and My Waterway @ Punggol are joint agency projects between HDB and NParks. The project is part of HDB's 'emaking Our Heartland' initiatives to turn Punggol Town into a 'Waterfront Town' of the 21st century.


The Waterway runs through the Punggol Waterway Park, and both serve to increase park and water frontage for the housing estate and provide a green respite for residents. Designed with four themes to cater to residents of all ages, the park also provides residents opportunities for leisure activities such as jogging and cycling which can be carried out along the promenade at both sides of the waterway.


Four themes

  1. At the Nature Cove, visitors can relax and enjoy the scenic view of the Waterway. They can also enjoy leisure activities at the lawn area.
     
  2. At the Recreation Zone, families can enjoy activities such as water play and sand play. There is also a fitness corner for all ages.
     
  3. At the Heritage Zone, there are mature trees and vegetation along the stretch of the old Punggol Road.
     
  4. At the Green Gallery, visitors can take a stroll and admire the mature trees which are conserved together with the natural terrain of the park.

One round of the whole Punggol Waterway (including PCN track) is about 8.4km (Distance includes crossing the bridges).

 

Facilities Available

Sand play area, Fitness corner/ stations & fitness equipment/ exercise station
 

Activities Available

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Venues

Punggol Waterway Park offers two ourdoor lawns and spaces that are suitable for various events and activities.


  1. Nature Cove Event Lawn - 3000 pax
  2. Recreation Zone Event Lawn - 1700 pax

To book these event venues, visit the Parks Usage Application portal.

Do note that event sites are not available for booking on Mondays (except Public Holidays).


NOTE: All event venues at Punggol Waterway park will be closed for maintenance in October 2014.


Venue

Functions / Services

Nature Cove

Nature Cove Lawn

Floor area - 5,500sqm

Capacity - 3,000pax (standing)

Terms and Conditions apply
Activity Lawn

Recreation Zone Lawn

Floor Area - 2,700sqm

Capacity - 1,700 pax (standing)

Terms and Conditions apply

 

 

Attraction

Adventure Bridge and kelong Bridge

Adventrue BridgeKelong BridgeKelong Bridge (2)

 

Flora & Fauna

To ensure that the water remains clean, eco-drains are built with gravels and selected plants to filter surface run-off before it goes into the waterway.

Flora and Fauna

 

Lighted Hours

7.00pm to 7.00am

 

 

Related Events

 

General Enquiries

For more information, you may contact:

  • NParks Hotline 1800-4717300
 
 

Map

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Location

Along Sentul Crescent Road
 

Park Size

12.25Ha
 

Getting There

By Foot from Punggol bus interchange or Punggol MRT Station (NE7). Take a 10-15 minute walk from Punggol Central Road to Sentul Crescent Road.

You can also take the LRT from Punggol MRT Station to Damai LRT Station. Walk towards Punggol Road and you will find a path heading to the waterway.

Buses to Punggol Bus Interchange: 3, 34, 43, 62, 82, 83, 84, 85, 136

By Car - Accessible via Tampines Expressway (TPE), Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) and Central Expressway (CTE).

The park has two car parks along Sentul Crescent with a total of 33 lots and two handicap lots. They are located at Nature Cove (18 + 1 no. of lots) and Recreation Zone (15 + 1 no. of lots).

 

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Information is Updated on 19/05/2013