01 Jul '11, 3pm

Live near Pasir Ris, #Singapore? Keep fit in the new #green sports complex and cool down with fun pool slides!

Live near Pasir Ris, #Singapore? Keep fit in the new #green sports complex and cool down with fun pool slides!

Colourful slides at the Sengkang Swimming Complex. -- ST PHOTO: FRANKIE CHEE AN INCREASING number of public pools are providing cheap thrills and spills with fancy water features such as slides and wave pools. The latest to take the plunge is the new Pasir Ris Sports and Recreation Centre, which will open on July 18. The centre, which costs at least $40 million to build, will have a feature pool with slides and a jacuzzi, and will be the Singapore Sports Council's fifth such pool. The others are in Jurong East, Jurong West, Chua Chu Kang and Sengkang. They all offer low-cost entry fees, starting at $1.50 an adult and 80 cents a child, compared to water parks such as Wild Wild Wet where an adult visitor has to splash out at least $16 to enter.

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