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Guide to East Coast Park: Playgrounds, Restaurants, Bike Rentals & Family-friendly Activities

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There’s something for everyone at East Coast Park, from cycling and bike rentals to playgrounds, East Coast restaurants, and relaxing beaches!

If you haven’t been to East Coast Park, this is one of our favourite parks with something for everyone! East Coast Park offers plenty of recreation from cycling (Gocycling East Coast Park is a fave spot to rent bikes) to water sports and wakeboarding, and with numerous playgrounds not to mention East Coast beach, one of Singapore’s best beaches, there’s enough to do for a full family day out! Thinking of planning a visit to East Coast Park? Here’s everything you need to know from all the best cafes and East Coast Park food to how to get here and the best East Coast car parks to use!

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East Coast Park Beach

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East Coast Park beach is one of the best beaches in Singapore so it’s no wonder that families flock here. There’s lots of space for fun sandcastle-making and the water is generally safe for water play and swimming along the shore.

East Coast Park, East Coast Park Service Rd, Singapore 449876

Marine Cove Playground at East Coast Park

Marine Cove Playground at East Coast Park
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The massive, 3,500m2 Marine Cove playground is zoned into two separate areas for littles (aged 2 to 5) and bigger kids (5 to 12). Read our full review of East Coast Park’s Marine Cove playground here.

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Tip: make sure you go there in the early morning or late afternoon, as this outdoor playground is not covered.

Marine Cove Playground at East Coast Park
Image: NParks

Also a heads up – it’s right next to McDonald’s, so you may get a request for some french fries or a hot fudge sundae after a whole day of play.

Marine Cove Playground, 1000 East Coast Parkway (near Still Road & Car park C3), Singapore 449876

Coastal PlayGrove Playground

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Coastal PlayGrove boasts the tallest outdoor play feature in town! This outdoor playground has a water play area, climbing activities, long metallic tube slides, and a nature play garden with sandpits and teepees to enjoy. Click here for our guide to Coast PlayGrove!

Coastal PlayGrove Playground, 902 East Coast Park Service Road, Singapore 449874

Read more: Best Indoor Playgrounds for Little & Big Kids

East Coast Park Cycling & Bike Rental

East Coast Park is perfect for cycling, but the highlight has to be the 5.4-hectare East Coast Cyclist Park, which is super fun for all cycling skill levels, from little ones with training wheels all the way up to cycling pros.

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In addition to the challenging cycling paths, the Cyclist Park also features a lovely nature play garden complete with a mini obstacle course — perfect for keeping little ones occupied even if they’re too small to ride a bike.

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If you don’t have your own bicycle, there are plenty of bicycle rental options at East Coast Park. Choose from a variety of kids’ bikes, regular bikes, mountain bikes, tandem bikes, family bikes and even rollerblades from any of the bike rental shops below.

Coastline Leisure: Bike Rental in East Coast Park

Coastline Leisure is one of the most popular places to go for bike rentals at East Coast Park. They offer a wide range of bicycles regardless of your age or skill and even provide installation services, bike replacement parts, repair services and maintenance.
 Coastline Leisure, East Coast Park Area B1, 720 East Coast Parkway 
Coastline Leisure, East Coast Park Carpark E2, 1220 East Coast Parkway Singapore,

GoCycling: Bike Rental in East Coast Park

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Image: Nparks – Cycling in East Coast Park

GoCycling has 13 outlets islandwide, and East Coast Park is one of them! The best part about GoCycling is that you can rent and return your bikes at any GoCycling outlet islandwide rather than cycling back to the original GoCycling outlet where you started. So, if you get tired after reaching your destination, simply search for the nearest GoCyling bike rental shop, and you’re all set.
 GoCycling, East Coast Park Area G1, 1490 East Coast Parkway Singapore 468965
, East Coast Park Car Park 4, 1030 East Coast Parkway Singapore 449893

Khcycle: Bike Rental in East Coast Park

Pop by Khcycle ECP for a wide range of bicycles and bike servicing. Not only do they offer bike rentals, but they also sell any kind of bicycle accessories or apparel you may need.
 Khcycle, 1110 East Coast Parkway, Cyclist Park, #01-08, Singapore 449880,

Our Family Corner: Bike Rental in East Coast Park

Looking for tandem or double bikes? Our Family Corner has just what you need for a fun day of cycling with the kids. You can even rent a bike with a baby seat for $6 per hour.
Our Family Corner, 1000 East Coast Park, Singapore 440000

Road Safety Park within East Coast Park

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The Road Safety Community Park is free and open to the public and has been around since the 1950s. It’s currently almost abandoned and very much unloved but still okay to cycle in the last time we checked – with circuits for cycling or rollerblading. NB: The Road Safety Community Park will be partially closed for repair works until 17 July 2023.
Road Safety Community Park, 910 East Coast Park, Singapore 449889

Rollerblading & Skating: East Coast Xtreme Skatepark

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If you have an in-line skating or skateboarding kiddo at home, chances are the Xtreme Skatepark at East Coast Park — located near Car Park F1 — is their big-kid playground.

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Image Credit: Inline Culture Skating School via Facebook

But head over there and you’ll see that even little kids look like pros at the skate park, whether on skateboards, balance bikes or rollerblades! Many of the shops listed above also provide rollerblade rentals; you can also check out Inline Culture (Carpark C3).
NB: Both skating bowls at Area F1, Xtreme SkatePark, will be closed for repair works till end-Dec 2023. The skating circuit remains open.
Xtreme Skatepark at East Coast Park,  1 East Coast Terrace (Behind Car Park F), Singapore

East Coast Park: Water Sports

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Being on the coast, water sports are a natural part of family-friendly East Coast Park. On windy days kids and adults alike can take sailing lessons at one of the sailing clubs dotted along the park, or try wakeboarding to enjoy the water while getting a workout!

Aloha Sea Sports Centre

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Image Credit: Aloha Sea Sports Centre via Facebook

From windsurfing and windfoiling to stand-up paddleboarding and laser sailing, Aloha Sea Sports Centre has all of the equipment you need to have a good time! Catch the wind in your sails and get your heart pumping with these water sports.
 Aloha Sea Sports Centre, 1212 East Coast Parkway, (Area E Car park E2, beside Lagoon Hawker Centre),

Constant Wind Sea Sports and Sailing School

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Fancy a different type of workout? Hit the seas with Constant Wind and choose from more than 1,800 sailing courses to master this sea sport. If sailing is not your thing, you can also try windsurfing or paddleboarding.
 Constant Wind, 11 Changi Coast Walk, Singapore 499740,

Singapore Wake Park

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Image Credit: Singapore Wake Park via Facebook

Looking for a safe place to go wakeboarding? Try wakeboarding in a small lagoon at Singapore Wake Park, which makes it safe for beginners and experienced riders. The Sassy Mama team had fun wakeboarding at the Singapore Wake Park, where kids as young as 4 are able to join in the fun.

Singapore Wake Park, 1206A East Coast Parkway, East Coast Lagoon, Singapore 449891 (Car park E1),

East Coast Park Dog Run

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The East Coast Park dog run within Parkland Green is the largest one in the East. Find it right next to the underpass, making it easy to access. There are plenty of pet-friendly amenities, and your furry friend will love the large green space!
Dog Run @ East Coast Park, East Coast Park Service Road, Singapore 

Read more: Best Dog Cafes in Singapore

Dinosaurs at Jurassic Mile

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Check out the 3.5km cycling and jogging path that links Changi Airport to East Coast Park! The Changi Airport Connector is home to the Changi Jurassic Mile, Singapore’s newest and largest permanent outdoor display of life-sized dinosaurs. Kiddos will love spotting over 20 pre-historic creatures, from a towering Tyrannosaurus Rex to gigantic dinosaur eggs. Start your journey from East Coast Park via the Changi Coastal Park Connector. If you’re coming from Changi Airport, consider getting bikes from bike rental shops like GoCycling’s newest outlet at Hub & Spoke Changi Airport and return them at any of the seven other GoCycling outlets around Singapore.
Jurassic Mile, Airport Boulevard, Singapore 

Read more: Best Parks for Kids: Playgrounds, Kite-Flying, Nature Trails & More

East Coast Park Camping

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Want an affordable staycation? Plan a family camping trip at East Coast Park, where you get to wake up to a beautiful sunrise and enjoy the fresh morning air. Click here to apply for your camping permit.

East Coast Park Chalets

Fans of East Coast Park fondly remember the red-bricked chalets at East Coast Park. Unfortunately, the East Coast Park Chalets have been demolished, and the space has been repurposed for a cyclist park (get all the deets above!). If you’re looking for a beachfront staycation in a chalet, be sure to check out our favourite chalets in Singapore here.

East Coast Park BBQ Pit

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Having a family BBQ almost always guarantees a good time for everyone! Why not pick up your favourite seafood, poultry, meat and veggies and enjoy a scrumptious BBQ meal right by the East Coast Park beach? Unwind with stunning beach-front views and the cool sea breeze, and while the little ones build sandcastles nearby. Kids will love the chance to roast marshmallows! Click here to book a BBQ pit at East Coast Park.

East Coast Park Food: Restaurants & Cafes

There’s no shortage of F&B at East Coast Park, whether you’re after some brunch, affordable hawker-style food or seafood. Some East Coast Park cafes are open till late or even 24 hours! There are also lots of drink stalls offering thirst-quenching fresh coconuts – perfect for the hot and humid East Coast Park weather. Most vendors begin opening at about 4pm, and by 6pm the crowd starts coming in to secure tables for dinner.

PS. Cafe by the Sea

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PS. Cafe by the Sea offers a bright space to enjoy your meal overlooking the lush greenery of East Coast Park. This kid-friendly restaurant serves PS classics like juicy burgers and satisfying pastas and even has adorable colouring placemats for the little ones!
PS. Cafe by the Sea, 1110 East Coast Parkway, Cyclist Park, 01-05/06/07 Singapore 449880,

Enak Enak Hong Kong Teahouse: Halal restaurant

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Image Credit: Enak Enak Restaurant via Facebook

Enak Enak Restaurant offers delicious local flavours. Whether you’re craving seafood by the sea at East Coast Park or a classic plate of Fried Kuay Teow, there’s something for everyone.
Enak Enak Restaurant, 1202 East Coast Park, #01-01, East Coast Seafood Centre, Singapore 449881, Tel: (+65) 6876 5911,

High Tide Bistro & Bar

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High Tide Bistro & Bar is a pet-friendly restaurant at East Coast Park serving up mouth-watering Indian food like Kebab Tashtari, Dal Makhni, Peanut Masala and more.
High Tide Bistro & Bar, 1390 East Coast Park, PAssion WaVe @ East Coast, Singapore 468961, Tel: (+65) 9734 2649,

Atmosphere Bistro

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Image Credit: Atmosphere Thai Bistro via Facebook

Atmosphere Thai Bistro is a great place for alfresco dining with your pets! Choose from Thai, Western, and Southeast Asian cuisine, while sipping on your favourite drinks and enjoying the seaside view of East Coast Park.
East Coast ParkParkland Green, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-25/26/27, Singapore 449875, Tel: (+65) 6440 9705,

Babalicious: Halal restaurant

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There’s nothing like indulging in scrumptious Peranakan food. BABAlicious is a kid-friendly restaurant in East Coast Park, where the little ones can play in the corner while you enjoy your meal in peace!
East Coast Park Marine Cove, 1000 East Coast Parkway, #01-02, Marine Cove, Singapore 449876, Tel: (+65) 6636 3681,

Bakery & Bar ST MARC

This laid-back restaurant at East Coast Park serves up rice dishes, burgers, and pasta plus sweet treats like waffles, gelatos, croissants and more to re-energise the whole family. This kid-friendly restaurant even has a kids’ play area with books, toys and colouring activities to keep the little ones occupied.
St. Marc Bakery & Bar, East Coast Park, Parkland Green, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-09/10, Singapore 449875, Tel: (+65) 6342 1786,


Ready to unwind with a thirst-quenching drink and Thai food? Head over to BASIL & THYME where you’re guaranteed tasty food, live music and a good time at East Coast Park!
BASIL & THYME, East Coast Park, Parkland Green, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-20/21/22/23/24, Singapore 449875, Tel: (+65) 6286 7266,

Coastal Rhythm

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Image Credit: Coastal Rhythm Cafe & Bar via Facebook

Situated in the Singapore Wake Park, this casual cafe and bar is right by the coast, where you can watch wakeboarders practice their wakeboarding stunts and enjoy live music. Whether you’re craving Mee Goreng, fries, or a good old fashioned burger, this coastal cafe at East Coast Park has it all! This kid-friendly cafe even has a dedicated corner with a mini slide, toys and a padded play area.
Coastal Rhythm Cafe & Bar, 1206 East Coast Park, Singapore 449891 (near Carpark E1), Tel: (+65) 6636 3705,

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: Halal

Get your caffeine fix or pick up a sweet treat for an afternoon snack after breaking out a sweat at East Coast Park.
East Coast Park Marine Cove, 1000 East Coast Parkway, #01-01, Marine Cove, Singapore 449876

East Coast Commune

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We love this spacious light-filled cafe in Marine Cove with a large kids’ play corner! There’s also great alfresco seating and a sprawling grass patch right next to it. East Coast Commune offers delicious coffee, brunch options, cold pressed juices and yummy pastries. The kids’ corner is filled with Montessori toys, kids’ tables and book shelves so kids can entertain themselves while you enjoy your breakfast in full view.
East Coast Commune, 1000 ECP, #01-03, Singapore 449876

East Coast Park Hawker: East Coast Lagoon Food Village

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Image Credit: East Coast Lagoon Food Village via Facebook

East Coast Lagoon Food Village is a great place for grilled seafood, barbecue chicken, satay, sambal stingray and other local food. This fuss-free East Coast Park hawker centre has affordable options for every budget. Fill hungry tummies here without breaking the bank — and don’t miss the fresh coconuts to slurp on.
East Coast Lagoon Food Village, 1220 East Coast Park, Singapore 468960,

JUMBO Seafood @ East Coast

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Everyone who loves seafood knows JUMBO Seafood. This popular East Coast Park restaurant is JUMBO’s flagship outlet and serves up unbeatable seafood dishes.
JUMBO Seafood at East Coast Park, East Coast Park Seafood Centre, 1206 East Coast Parkway, East Coast Seafood Centre #01-07/08, Singapore 449883,

Kebab Station

Craving some Mediterranean food after a fun day out at East Coast Park? Head top Kebab Station for kebab wraps and Turkish pide to Turkish grill and oven kofte – best enjoyed at its alfresco dining area.
Kebab Station, Parkland Green, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-02, Singapore 449875, Tel: (+65) 9697 8227,

Long Beach Seafood Restaurant

Long Beach Seafood is the home to the original Black Pepper Crab. Indulge in a seafood feast and a lively dining experience with a beachfront view. This restaurant at East Coast Park is also pet-friendly, so your furkids can tag along too!
Long Beach Seafood, 1202 East Coast Parkway, East Coast Seafood Centre #01-04, Singapore 449881, Tel: (+65) 6448 3636,

McDonald’s: Halal

McDonald’s is an all-time favourite kid-friendly restaurant that is sure to put a smile on your kids’ faces! From fries, burgers, chicken nuggets and ice cream, McDonald’s is most certainly a crowd favourite at East Coast Park.
McDonald’s, 1000 East Coast Parkway, #01-05, Marine Cove, Singapore 449876,

My Briyani House: Halal

Dig into a delicious plate of biriyani at this casual East Coast Park outlet of My Briyani House.
My Briyani House, 1000 East Coast Parkway, #01-04, Marine Cove, Singapore 449876,

Patro’s Sports Bar & Restaurant

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Image Credit: Patro’s Sports Bar & Restaurant ECP via Facebook

Spice up your day with North Indian and Mexican cuisine at Patro’s Sports Bar & Restaurant. They often have Sunday brunch specials and offer a range of alcoholic drinks.
Patro’s Sports Bar & Restaurant, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-18/19, Singapore 449875,


This kid-friendly restaurant has a kid’s menu with all-time favourites like spaghetti bolognese, chicken & cheese quesadilla and more!
Sandbank, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-28, Parkland Green, Singapore 449875,

Starbucks Coffee

Cool off with an icy cold frappuccino at Starbucks. They also offer sweet treats and non-caffeinated beverages for the kids.
Starbucks, 920 East Coast Parkway, #01-17, Parkland Green, Singapore 449875,

East Coast Park Map

East Coast Park is one of the biggest parks in Singapore, so it can be difficult to find your way around, especially if you’re with young kids. Click here to get a map of the Eastern Coastal Loop, which includes East Coast Park.

How to Get to East Coast Park

Getting to East Coast Park by MRT: Take the MRT to Marine Parade (Thomson-East Coast Line). East Coast Park is a 400-metre walk from Marine Parade station.

Getting to East Coast Park by car: East Coast Park is accessible via the East Coast Parkway (ECP) and East Coast Service Road. The park stretches over 15 kilometres from Mountbatten to Bedok and encompasses multiple highway exits and about 10 car parks in total. So be sure to know where you’re heading and try to figure out the nearest car park. For closure info on East Coast car parks check here.

Getting to East Coast Park by taxi: There are plenty of car parks along the park where you can be dropped off. Decide which part of the park you’d like to visit and it should be relatively easy to find a nearby drop-off point on the map.

Getting to East Coast Park by public transport: Thanks to Singapore’s pretty connected transportation, there are plenty of buses that go to East Coast Park. Take any of these buses to East Coast Park: 10, 134, 15, 150, 16, 36, 43, and 48

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Lead image & images #1, #2, #4 and #7 from NParks. Image #5 from Changi Airport Group; Image #6 from Singapore Wake Park; Image #8 from Suhaimi Dee; Image #9 from PS Cafe

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