Next to Elias Mall is a 1980s playground built by the Housing & Development Board (HDB), popularly known as the Bumboat Playground. This is one of HDB’s mosaic series of playgrounds, which are known for their terrazzo tiles, geometric lines and designs based on Asian cultures, animals, trades and food. The centrepiece of this playground is the bumboat or twakow, a distinctive boat with a red-green-white livery and painted eye motifs on its bow on its bow that was used to transport goods.
Explore the Suggested Short Trail Routes:
- Coastal Heritage , 3.5km: 1 hour on foot; 30 mins on bicycle
- Play @Pasir Ris , 4.5km: 1 hour on foot
- Architectural Highlights , 5.6km: 1.5 hours on foot