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No More Mess! Special Recycling Bins for Junk Mail

Conveniently located near letterboxes, these new recycling bins make it easy for you to get rid of junk mail neatly while being green at the same time.

70 such bins are now deployed at HDB blocks in CCK Town.

Brainchild of Keat Hong resident

Keat Hong resident Sutarsan (left) taking Mr Zhulkarnain through how he came up with such an idea for a flyer recycling bin.

This initiative is Keat Hong resident Mr Sutarsan’s green idea. Tired of the daily mess and eyesore of unwanted ads littering the floor, he came up with the suggestion of having a dedicated bin next to letterboxes for residents to dispose of junk mail which could then be recycled.

This not only helps to keep his block litter-free but also educates neighbours about recycling.

With this idea in mind, he approached CCK Town Council and his estate’s Residents’ Network. His flyer recycling bin idea was then piloted in 2 blocks in Keat Hong — with great success. 

Green resident initiative supports eco-town 

Subsequently, the Town Council rolled out the flyer recycling bins to other parts of the town as part of its eco-town drive.

The bins were launched by MPs Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahman (Keat Hong) and Don Wee (Brickland) at Block 483B, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 5 on 12 March 2023 (see picture below). Kids from PCK Sparkletots and Greenery Childcare Centre joined in the fun by decorating the bins with stickers printed with compliments by HP and labels contributed by Avery Dennison.

Keat Hong MP, Mr Zhulkarnain, said he was very proud of how this resident-led initiative has grown and that many more residents are now benefitting from this simple, yet brilliant idea.

Mr Wee, who is also CCK Town’s Sustainability Champion, said: “The 3Rs’ of reuse, reduce and recycle form key thrusts of Singapore’s zero waste and recycling efforts.

“This successful effort shows that residents can make a sustainable difference with their ideas for our green town!”

 

Tie a Ribbon of Thanks & Nominate Your Cleaner!

 

PCF schooler, Arushie,  was among the residents who put up a Ribbon of Thanks to show their appreciation of our estate cleaners’ work.

A Simple Ribbon to Say Thank You

Little Kelly Lee Zhi Shan’s ribbon is sweetly accompanied by a hand-written note too!

This year, as part of Appreciate Our Cleaners 2023, CCK Town Council is encouraging all residents to tie a ribbon on their main door/gate to express their appreciation to our estate cleaners from now till 1 May 2023.

Unleash your creativity! The ribbon can be made of any material or be in any colour. To make it sufficiently visible from a short distance, the tied ribbon should be at least 15cm in width.

 A pretty ribbon at CCK Town Council’s office’s main door.

For some families, such as Chloe’s,  putting up the ribbon is a parent-child learning and bonding opportunity.

Snap a photo of your Ribbon of Thanks and send it to corpcomms@ccktc.org.sg to make it part of the first-ever digital wall of appreciation for CCK cleaners! Remember to include your name, contact details and estate.

Nominate Your Cleaner Now!

In addition, we’ve extended the chance to nominate your favourite cleaner or the most deserving cleaner in your estate to 1 May 2023.

For those of you who missed out earlier, grab this opportunity to show your estate cleaners you appreciate their work and service!

Besides the annual Top 10 Cleaners of CCK Town awards, we have introduced 3 new awards this year. They are:

  • The Most Caring Cleaner,
  • The Most Hardworking Cleaner, and
  • My Favourite Cleaner

This means 13 cleaners (and residents) will get rewarded this year!

Win a $60 NTUC FairPrice voucher for your nominated cleaner(s) and a $20 NTUC FairPrice voucher for yourself.

Simply pen your words of appreciation for the cleaner or share a heart-warming encounter with him/her. Tell us why he/she should win. (Psst, there is no word limit!)

The names of your estate cleaners are displayed on the notice boards at your blocks. 

Send in your entries via:

See Terms & Conditions here.

Tie a ribbon of thanks & nominate your cleaner now! 

Discovering CCK Town: Green Spots for a Better Life

Green Spots for Great R&R

Nature Therapy in Your Backyard

Step Up with Nature!

Blessed with abundant scenery, CCK Town has some of the country’s best parks. Head out for some relaxing nature therapy to breathe in the fresh air and bask in the greenery.

In this 3-parter series, we will explore some of the fun trails you can enjoy in our beautiful green town.

Green Spots for Great R&R

Nature helps us bond better with one another and the world at large. Research has shown that residents who live in estates with more greenery around them spend more time socialising with one another and enjoy a better quality of life.

So, in this finale of our 3-parter series on how to benefit from the lush greenery in CCK Town, we take you to green spots where you can spend quality time relaxing and bonding with your loved ones.

Check these out for some much-needed R&R (rest & relaxation)!

Community gardens

Community gardens are great places to get some Vitamin D in the sunshine, pick up a new hobby and get to know your neighbours.

Even for those without green thumbs, just bring along your favourite drink and a ‘kaki’ (meaning friend in Malay) or two, and have a good time nurturing your friendship amid blossoming plants.

Explore the rooftop community garden in West Ridges at Block 440, Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 (above) or admire the colourful edible fruits and vegetables (see below) growing at Block 489, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 5 in Sunshine Gardens.

 

BBQ in the great outdoors

Enjoy a meal with great company among lush greenery.

With no more pandemic restrictions, it’s time to bring back those barbeque parties with your clan.

Grill your favourite meats and more at this BBQ pit at Teck Whye Garden (above) near Block 132, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1.

This BBQ pit at Tembusu Park, opposite Block 276, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 2 is near a supermarket in case you need to top up ingredients for the grill!

Places to bond with your fur-babies

Hey, fur-parents, Bukit Gombak Park has a dog run with a gentle slope (pictured below). There, you can let your four-legged fur kids race around unleashed while you sit back to relax and catch up with fellow dog lovers.

(Photo credit: NParks)

With plentiful green spots, you can rest & relax with family & friends in CCK Town. Be sure to check them out this weekend!

Nature Therapy in Your Backyard

Sometimes, the best things in life are free!

In this 2nd of our 3-parter series, we reveal some of the glories of Nature your neighbours have discovered in various parts of CCK Town.  

Brickland

All it takes, sometimes, to enjoy the wonders of nature is for you to just gaze out of your window! This beautiful fluffy formation (see below) called altocumulus clouds was spotted over Choa Chu Kang Grove by Keat Hong resident Jonathan Woo.

188 endangered trees were planted here 3 years ago as part of the One Million Trees movement. The trees included pometia pinnata (nickname island lychee) and sandoricum koetjape which bears ball-shaped yellow or brownish fruits that resemble the langsat and mangosteen.

Research has shown that spending time in nature or even looking at nature can help to improve one’s emotional and physical well-being. It can reduce blood pressure, muscle tension and production of stress hormones.

Bukit Gombak

Little Guilin in Bukit Batok Town Park is a popular relaxing and photo spot for residents.

Linger for a while longer and you may spot a red dragonfly taking a breather on a terrapin’s back like Hong Kah North resident Foong Thai Kwong did.

Chua Chu Kang

Keeping your eyes peeled when taking a stroll in Choa Chu Kang Park may bring surprises. Hong Kah North resident Janet Tan found this little critter (below) carrying a leaf.

Keat Hong

Birds, crocodiles, mudskippers and other animals are regular sightings at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

However, if you are as lucky as Bukit Gombak resident Myron Tay, maybe, you can spot an otter (or two) catching forty winks (pictured below).

Hong Kah North

These amazing glow-in-the-dark mushrooms (pictured below) had been spotted by photography enthusiasts in Bukit Batok Hillside Park.

CCK resident Bryan Goh braved the dark one day to capture these beauties.

 

Nature’s best trails

Did you know by participating in the National Steps Challenge, you can earn rewards such as shopping vouchers while staying fit?

To stay active and healthy, everyone is encouraged to clock at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity and 5,000 steps daily under the revised Singapore Physical Activity Guidelines.

Why not hit some of these trails below to clock your steps (and earn your rewards) while enjoying our beautiful parks?

Keat Hong: Kranji Marshes

Panorama of Kranji Marshes and Kranji Reservoir from Raptor Tower. Photo by Yong Kuo Hoong

Raptor Tower (Photo credit: NParks)

Get a workout by heading out along New Tiew Woods to look for woodpeckers and monitor lizards or ascend Raptor Tower for a panoramic view of Kranji Marshes and Kranji Reservoir.

Hong Kah North: Park near Block 461C, Bukit Batok West Avenue 6

Ease yourself into the National Steps Challenge with a stroll around this flat park. Photo by CCKTC.

For those who need to ease themselves into a more active lifestyle, take a stroll around this small park near Block 461C at Bukit Batok West Avenue 6.  

Choa Chu Kang estate: Choa Chu Kang Park

Check out the forested areas around the playground. Photo by Guo Shun.

Take a stroll in the forested area bordering Choa Chu Kang Park and find yourself among the remnants of the old fruit tree plantations. Go bird-spotting and see if you can locate the small stream in the park.

Brickland: Keat Hong Garden

Take a brisk walk around Keat Hong Garden. Photo by CCKTC.

A brisk walk around Keat Hong Garden will net you 1,500 steps. An easy and relaxing path with no elevation which is perfect for residents just embarking on their National Steps Challenge for the first time.

Bukit Gombak: Bukit Gombak Park

Enjoy nature in Bukit Gombak Park. Photo by Lee Ting Leow

Enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding forest and greenery by going on a 400m-looped hill trek in the park. Swing by the butterfly garden and see how many species of butterflies (and their young) you can spot.

Photo by Baskarasethupathy Swaminathan

Keep Corridors Clear & Safe

Our corridors and common areas are spaces that we share with our neighbours.

Let’s keep our common areas safe and liveable for everyone by reducing clutter and keeping a clear passageway in the corridors.

In doing so, we:

  • Make our homes pleasant and safe
  • Reduce fire hazards
  • Prevent pests and
  • Facilitate easy movement.

Unnecessary clutter in common areas not only poses a potential fire hazard but may also hamper evacuation during emergencies, as recent fire incidents have shown.

Benefits of decluttering:

1.Cleaner air & lower risk of asthma or allergies

Dust, mites, mould and mildew can accumulate on your clutter, which directly affects the quality of the air you are breathing in, potentially triggering asthma or allergies. Less clutter, less dust, cleaner air. It’s as simple as that!

2. Reduces stress

Studies have shown that when people walk into a cluttered environment, the levels of their stress hormones (cortisol) increase rapidly. Put simply, clutter causes anxiety.

3. Sharper mind

Decluttering your work and living spaces help your brain focus better, according to research by Princeton University. Clutter competes for your attention, so when you have an organised environment, you are able to concentrate better on the tasks at hand.

As a caring community, we can all play a part in ensuring a healthy, positive and attractive living environment for everyone.

Let’s join hands to do our bit to keep our living environment pleasant and safe!

*Residents who need help with the removal of bulky items, please contact CCK Town Council at 6559 0388 to book a time and date at least 3 days in advance. This is a complimentary service provided by the Town Council. Each HDB household can request for the removal of up to 3 bulky items per month*.

* Please note that the service is strictly not applicable for house moving purposes and/or for renovation debris.

SG Clean Day on Sunday, 12 February 2023

It’s our collective responsibility to keep the public spaces clean!

There is a role for everyone to play! In support of SG Clean Day on Sunday, 12 February 2023, you may want to gather your family, friends and neighbours to conduct litter-picking activities in your neighbourhood together.

We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all residents to bin the trash and keep the environment litter-free.

Together, let’s create a cleaner and safer Chua Chu Kang Town for all!

What Inspired Their Winning Photographs

In recent years, more residents have become aware of the beauty of our CCK Town through the CCK Town Council’s annual calendar, which feature beautiful photographs taken by fellow residents.

We speak to our top 3 winners about what inspired them.

A challenge to make things different

First prize winner Bryan Goh has captured alluring Little Guilin at sunrise more than 10 times and the CCK estate resident was surprised but gratified to have won this year.

Bryan’s winning shot of Little Guilin at sunrise.

Bryan (right) receiving his prize from Mr Gan Kim Yong, MP for CCK estate and Trade & Industry Minister.

He said: “Living near Bukit Batok Town Park, I love heading there to capture the picturesque Little Guilin over and over again.

“I never get bored because as a photographer, I enjoy the challenge of finding a way to make my photographs of the same place look different. By shooting from different angles or at different times of the day, I’ll get a variety of photos which do not look the same. “

Bryan added it is probably common for photographers to return to the same location. “It is a “necessary dedication” to get a better shot.”

He said he is lucky his job as a real estate agent offers him the freedom to indulge in his hobby. On mornings when he does not have to start work early, and if the weather promises to be good, he would be up at the crack of dawn to traipse to some picturesque spot to shoot.

Always bring your camera!

Photography, for second-prize winner Yong Kuo Hoong, is a reminder that life is unpredictable.

The Hong Kah North resident said he visited Kranji Marshes at least four times, and he’s never managed to encounter the same lighting conditions as on his first visit (pictured below).

Sadly, all he had with him then was his mobile phone. He said: “The view was breath-taking and refreshing. It was something I had never seen before. The sun was bright, and the sky was blue.”

But the weather thwarted him on his subsequent visits, though he felt he couldn’t just blame Mother Nature. As a photographer, he needed to find ways around it.

At last, on his final visit, he managed to capture his winning shot with a gentle sunrise.

“Was I satisfied? Yes. But I felt that the weather could have been better. From then on, my motto was: Always bring a camera with you!” said the teacher with a laugh.

Hong Kah North MP Dr Amy Khor Lean Suan presenting Kuo Hoong his prize.

For residents, by residents

Even though a photo of Eagle Point at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve had won the top prize in the 2022 CCK Town Council calendar, Hong Kah North resident See Chin Foo was determined to capture the picturesque spot through his lens.

The beauty of photography, said the IT sales manager, is that “no two photos are the same”.

Every photographer has his angle or technique.

Many people have been to Eagle Point, but few would have seen the place in the way he had captured it.

Chin Foo receiving his prize from Dr Amy Khor Lean Suan, MP for Hong Kah North and Senior Minister of State for Transport and Sustainability & the Environment

The long exposure he used for his photo (above) revealed a magical landscape where the water and clouds appeared milky and blurry, as if in a painting.

He said winning the third prize and having his photograph seen in every home in CCK Town was a great way of getting his effort recognised.

Besides participating in competitions, he also shares his photographs on his Facebook page.

He said the annual calendar is a particularly lovely initiative by the Town Council because it is a project by residents, for the benefit of fellow residents.

“I have had neighbours tell me that they look forward to receiving the calendar every year because they never realised that CCK Town can have such beautiful scenery. And it is extra nice that these photos are taken not by outsiders but by residents who live in the town,” he said.

Fraudulent QR Code Masquerading As OneService (OS) Lite QR Code

The Municipal Services Office (MSO) would like to alert members of the public to a fraudulent QR code masquerading as the OneService (OS) Lite QR code. The fraudulent QR code leads users to a phishing website asking for personal information.

Posters containing a fraudulent QR masquerading as OS Lite at lift lobbies of some HDB blocks at West Terra and West Edge in Bukit Batok, were discovered by West Edge Residents’ Committees on 19 January 2023, and immediate action was taken to remove all those posters. The fraudulent QR code imitates the function of the OS Lite, and users who scanned it were brought to a website containing an online form for them to provide feedback, and asking for their name, email address, contact number and address.

MSO has since alerted all Town Councils of the incident, and the Town Councils are conducting necessary checks on the OS Lite QR codes in their towns. A police report was also filed, and the fraudulent website has been taken down and replaced by an advisory indicating that it is a suspected scam website. MSO is assisting the Police in their investigations into the incident, and will continue to work with the Town Councils to monitor the estates for any fraudulent activities.

If you have information related this scam, you can submit it online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. If you suspect that a QR code or link claiming to be from OneService is a phishing attempt, please email oneservice_community@mnd.gov.sg.

We urge members of the public to remain vigilant when accessing websites, and to always check if the website address is legitimate before submitting your personal details. QR codes and links associated with OneService channels always lead to websites with domains on “gov.sg” (e.g. https://www.oneservice.gov.sg, and https://www.life.gov.sg/app).

For more information on scams, members of the public can visit www.scamalert.sg or call the Anti-Scam Hotline at 1800-722-6688.

Issued By: Municipal Services Office (MSO)
Date: 20 January 2023

Joss Paper Burning During Lunar New Year

As we usher in the Lunar New Year, Chua Chu Kang Town Council would like to encourage all residents to be considerate and play their part in keeping their environment clean by practising responsible joss paper/incense burning.  

Should you have any feedback or enquiries on the provision of incense burners, please do not hesitate to contact Chua Chu Kang Town Council at Hotline: 6569 0388.

Thank you for your cooperation.  

Singapore’s Friendly Neighbourhood Award 2023

CNY Spring Cleaning Hacks: The Eco-Friendly Edition

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, this is the time when many Chinese families embark on their spring cleaning.

As you get rid of the old and welcome the new, here are some tips to help you declutter while doing your bit for Mother Earth.

Keep — only if the item is in use

Rule number 1: Items are worth keeping only if you use them regularly.

Anything you have not used or touched for the past 2 years, it makes good sense to clear them away.

That doesn’t mean they are destined for the rubbish chute which will contribute to the landfill!

For things that are still in perfectly good condition, consider the next two steps.

Give or donate items in good condition

Items such as old bedding, toys or clothes that are still in good, useable condition can be donated or given away on Carousell or to established charities such as The Salvation Army.

Newcomers like Green Square or Cloop take in old textiles and even old shoes and bags as part of their bid to help consumers move towards a zero-waste lifestyle.

There are also many Facebook groups such as 1st Dibs Zero Waste Community or Singapore Neighbourhood Freecycle 2 where participants give away items.

You can even donate used clothing at fast fashion retailers. H&M, for instance, collects clothes from any brand in any condition under its Garment Collecting Programme.

Recycle items & give them a second life

 

As you spring clean, do your bit for Mother Earth by recycling paper, plastics, metals, or glass products. Items made from these 4 materials can all be conveniently disposed into the blue recycling bins near your block.

#RecycleRight by taking these 3 steps: Check, clean & recycle.

Check the blue bin’s label to confirm your items are suitable for recycling- here’s a list of what is recyclable or not.

Do not toss toys, clothes, e-waste or bulky furniture into these bins.

Clean your toiletries/detergent bottles, jam jars and other food containers before recycling. Dumping wet, greasy or food-contaminated items may dirty other items in the bin and render them un-recyclable.

Recycle by dropping them into the blue bin.

Throw away if items are broken or cannot be recycled or given away

Finally, for items that cannot be salvaged, off they go into the bin.

To dispose bulky items, you should contact the Town Council at 6559 0388 to book a time and date at least 3 days in advance. This free service is provided by the CCK Town Council and each HDB household can request for removal of up to 3 items per month.

With the upcoming festive period, the Town Council will be providing an additional service to assist residents in their spring-cleaning efforts. From 1 January to 31 January 2023, residents will also have the option to leave their bulky items at designated areas at their void decks for removal. This service excludes renovation debris and large furniture or items such as 3-door wardrobes, 4-feet cabinets, pianos, safes or other extra-large items.

There you have it, 4 simple steps to a more sustainable and eco CNY!  Have a happy and earth-friendly  Lunar New Year!

Spot & Share 2023: Win a Printer

CCK Town has many beautiful gems  — your 2023 CCK Town Calendar shows just some of the many spots that captured the interest of our resident shutterbugs. 

This is where magical glow-in-the-dark mushrooms grow, and cute otters catch forty winks. There is also a hill where stars appear to ‘rain’ from the heavens.

To kick off 2023, share with us your most interesting sight in CCK Town and you may just win an HP Envy 6020 printer worth $108 if your suggestion makes a story.

Our last Spot & Share winner Franky Chong introduced everyone to a silk cotton tree he discovered growing in front of Block 488C Choa Chu Kang Avenue 5.

Email your find to corpcomms@ccktc.org.sg and provide as much details as possible, including your contact information.

Spot and share this new year! 

CCK estate Bryan Goh found these magical glow-in-the-dark fungi in Bukit Batok Hillside Park.

Bukit Gombak resident Myron Tay caught this otter catching forty winks at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

Brickland resident Kang Qiang’s patience  was rewarded with this star trail photo at Goodview Gardens.

Newsletter Contest (Jan-Mar 2023)

Head Out, Explore & Win!

Have you been to any of the 12 beautiful spots featured in our CCK Town 2023 Calendar? Snap a picture of yourself there & that shot could land you a prize!

From a walk in Teck Whye or stroll in Brickland estate, to having fun at The Arena @ Keat Hong and relaxing in Little Guilin or exploring the Kranji Marshes and Sungei Buloh – head out for a jaunt around our Town and you could be one of the winners of the CCK Town Council Newsletter Contest!

Send in your picture with the location it was taken, along with your name, address, contact no. to corpcomms@ccktc.org.sg by 31 March 2023.

Explore CCK’s scenic surprises and get lucky snapping!

Festive Period Spring Cleaning – Removal of Bulky Items

Dear Residents,

With the festive period coming up, Chua Chu Kang Town Council would like to help our residents with their spring cleaning efforts by upgrading our free bulky items removal service.

From 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Jan 2023, all bulky items that are left at the designated areas at the void deck will be collected daily by the Town Council. There will be signage at the void deck to point out the designated areas. There is no cap on the number of things you can discard during this period.

If you have any enquiries, please contact the Town Council at Tel: 6569 0388 or info@ccktc.org.sg.

* Please note that the service is strictly not applicable for house moving purposes and/or for renovation debris.

Congratulations to Winners of Our Photo Calendar Contest!

The beauty and allure of our endearing and enduring CCK Town was once again captured most magnificently by our resident shutterbugs.

Check out the 12 winning photos featured in CCK Town’s 2023 Calendar! Look out for your copy of the calendar coming your way!

Admire the stunning vistas captured by our 12 residents.

Our top 3 winners are:

CCK estate resident Bryan Goh, who clinched the top place with his fascinating shot of Little Guilin (pictured below). His prizes worth over $700 include an HP Deskjet 6020, a Fitbit Luxe Fitness Tracker, a 1-year Microsoft 365 family licence, and $300 worth of FairPrice vouchers.

Second prize was awarded to Hong Kah North resident Yong Kuo Hoong, whose dreamy depiction of Kranji Marshes (shown below) won him close to $500 worth of prizes comprising an HP Deskjet 4120E, a Fitbit Inspire 2, a 1-year Microsoft 365 family licence, and $200 worth of FairPrice vouchers.

This is third time lucky for Kuo Hoong, who snagged the top prize in the photo contests for the 2021 and 2022 Calendars.

For his photo of serene Eagle Point in Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve (shown below), Hong Kah North resident See Chin Foo was awarded the third prize worth over $300. He won an HP Deskjet 2722, a Fitbit Aria Air Smart Scale, a 1-year Microsoft 365 family licence, and $100 worth of FairPrice vouchers.

The other 9 winners (not shown in any order below) win a $50 FairPrice voucher each.

Sungei Buloh is a favoured subject for Keat Hong resident Jonathan Inal too.

Hong Kah North resident Foong Thai Kwong took this charming photo of a red dragonfly resting on a terrapin in Little Guilin.

Children enjoying the new playgrounds at The Arena @ Keat Hong caught the winning lens of Bukit Gombak resident Gina Ng Zhi Ting.

Bukit Gombak resident Aaron Ngiam offers an evening glimpse of the HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok.

CCK estate resident CT Lin showed off the vibrancy of Teck Whye estate.

This charming parent-child pair enjoying a jog along Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 was captured by Keat Hong resident Keith Tan.

Goodview Gardens looks so pastoral when captured by Brickland resident Kang Qiang.

Keat Hong resident Sreeraj C took viewers to rustic Sungei Tengah.

CCK estate resident Tan Wen Jin gave everyone this high-rise view over Brickland.

Discovering CCK Town: Yay, Let’s Play!

Time for an Adventure!

A Day in the Life of …

Indulge Your Imagination

Albert Einstein once said: “Play is the highest form of research”. So what better place and way to indulge in the best form of “research” than at many of the fascinating playgrounds found in CCK Town?

In this three-parter series, we take you to playgrounds that stir your imagination and unleash new creative power.

For the young and young-at-heart, what are you waiting for?

Time for an Adventure!

Let your child’s curiosity and spirit of exploration take over this December holiday. Conquer these playgrounds which are perfect for an adventure. We show you where in the last of our three-parter on the wonderful places you can play in CCK Town.

Not only can children get their daily dose of Vitamin D through outdoor play, but they can also improve their eyesight at the same time. Studies have shown that at least 2 hours a day spent outdoors reduces the risk of myopia significantly.

Why not set out now for a tree-mendous time?

Bukit Gombak: Voyage up this treehouse and pretend you are Andy and Terry from Andy Griffiths’ Treehouse series at Block 531, Bukit Batok Street 51!

CCK estate: Let your inner Tarzan loose in this ‘jungle’ at Block 10 Teck Whye Avenue.

CCK estate: A short walk away from the playground is this treetop observation deck at Block 10 Teck Whye Ave for some real nature spotting.

Brickland: Go on a quest by hopping across these coloruful stones, clambering across the nets and whizzing down the slide for a grand time at Block 811 Choa Chu Kang Ave 7.

Keat Hong: Climb every mountain, ford every stream, follow every rainbow, until you find your dreams at Block 407 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3.

Hong Kah North: Take a walk on the ‘wild’ side at Block 404 Bukit Batok West Avenue 7.

A Day in the Life of …

Role-playing games are great for improving children’s creativity and helping them develop problem-solving skills.

Discover your very own “Kidzania” in your backyard where your kids can play their favourite characters and roles. Check these out during the school holidays!

Keat Hong: Be the King of the hill at this castle-themed playground at Block 435 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4

Bukit Gombak: Join Old MacDonald on his farm for some rustic fun at Block 535 Bukit Batok Street 52

Hong Kah North: Be a heroic firefighter racing to the rescue with this red fire engine at Block 413/415 Bukit Batok West Avenue 4

Brickland: Attention! Be on your guard as a Commando at this guard post at Block 817A Keat Hong Link

CCK estate: Be an intrepid explorer or Robinson Crusoe and conquer the wilderness at this treehouse in Block 134 Teck Whye Lane

Indulge Your Imagination

Kick off your explorations in CCK Town and join us to embark on a journey of make-believe. Be adventurous and conquer air, sea and land, we have got you all covered!

Toot toot! Ship Ahoy! Time to take-off!

Brickland: Commandeer your own army tank near Keat Hong Gardens at Block 815C Choa Chu Kang Avenue 7. This military-themed playground pays homage to the estate’s heritage as an army camp.

Bukit Gombak: Embark on your mountaineering trip at Block 510 Bukit Batok Street 52. This climbing wall at the playground can be a kid’s Mount Everest or K2.

Chua Chu Kang estate: Climb on these jeeps and get ready for a safari at Choa Chu Kang Park. Vroom, vroom, an adventure is just round the corner.

Keat Hong: Sail away on this pirate ship and be your own Captain Jack Sparrow at The Arena @ Keat Hong.

Hong Kah North: The sky is the limit here at Block 339/345 Bukit Batok Street 34. Take off in creative play in this airplane-themed playground.