Advisories pertaining to COVID-19 (Phase 3 - Heightened Alert)
14 Jun 2021 -
In line with the Multi-Ministry Taskforce’s latest advisory, please see the below updates for our gardens, parks, and nature reserves, effective 14 June to 20 June 2021.
Please wear a mask
You are required to wear a mask at all times, except when engaging in strenuous exercises (e.g. running, jogging, cycling) or consuming food, drink or medication.
Social and recreational activities
Social and recreational activities must be kept to a group size of up to 5 persons. You are required to wear a mask, except when engaging in strenuous exercises or consuming food, drink or medication. Please observe a safe distance of at least one metre from other visitors.
Please observe the advisories which have been put up in our green spaces, and check in with the SafeEntry QR code on the TraceTogether app, or bring your TraceTogether token if you are visiting these places.
Some of our parks, carparks and facilities such as shelters and lawns could be closed temporarily to ensure ample space for safe distancing.
Before heading down to our parks, please visit SafeDistParks.nparks.gov.sg for the latest updates on visitorship levels.
Thank you for being socially responsible. Let’s all do our part to keep Singapore safe.
Sports and outdoor exercise activities
If you are engaging in sports and physical exercises, please do so individually or up to groups of 5 persons maximum and observe a safe distance of at least 2 metres between individuals.
Organised outdoor exercise classes can be conducted in groups of 5, up to a maximum of 30 people (including participants and the instructor/assistant) or the approved venue capacity, whichever is lower, with no inter-mingling between groups. Masks must be worn at all times for all group classes of more than 5 persons.
Instructors/trainers of all organised outdoor exercise classes (with more than 5 persons including participants and instructor/trainer) will need to register the class with SportSG and submit an application to NParks at least 1 week in advance, so as to ensure there is ample space in our parks and gardens for safe distancing. Instructors/trainers must ensure that the necessary safe management measures are being put in place.
Closure of facilities
The following facilities remain closed:
- Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park - Water play area
- Bukit Timah Nature Reserve – Exhibition Hall
- Dairy Farm Nature Park – Wallace Education Centre
- East Coast Park - Wading pool and jet fountain at Coastal PlayGrove
- Fort Canning Park - Wading pool
- Jurong Lake Gardens - Clusia Cove
- Pulau Ubin – Chek Jawa Visitor Centre and Nature Gallery
- Sembawang Hot Spring Park - Hot spring stations
- Singapore Botanic Gardens – Photosynthesis Play Area at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, CDL Green Gallery, Heritage Museum, Library of Botany and Horticulture, and Seed Bank
- Sisters’ Islands Marine Park – Marine Park Public Gallery
- Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve – Mangrove Gallery and Nature Gallery
Campsites and BBQ pits
Campsites in our parks and BBQ pits remain closed. Refunds will be given to park users who have booked a BBQ pit for this period. They can contact AXS Pte Ltd at 65602727 (8.30am - 6pm daily) / email email@example.com< or the NParks helpline at 1800-4717300 regarding the refund.
Our F&B outlets in our gardens and parks are open for take-away only, with safe management measures following guidelines by Enterprise Singapore. Dining in may resume on 21 June onwards, depending on the advisory from the MTF.
Events and activities
We will be suspending most of our events and activities during this period. Please check back our website for further updates.
Selected function spaces in our parks/gardens are open for wedding solemnisations of up to 50 people, or up to 250 people if there is pre-event testing. This includes the couple, but excluding the solemniser and vendors, subject to safe management measures and the venue’s capacity. More info here.
Filming and Photography
For filming and photography in our gardens, parks and nature reserves, please submit an online application here. Requests will be assessed based on factors such as the location, proposed filming hours, and whether safe-distancing measures can be put in place. Production companies should also comply with the guidelines by the Infocomms Media Development Authority.
Organised groups/activities to Nature Reserves and the surrounding Nature Parks
Group tours are limited to 20 attendees, with up to 5 persons in a group. Applications for hiking permits to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve, and the surrounding Nature Parks will be suspended until further notice.