The three reservoirs are popular sites for family outings and picnics as they provide a quiet respite to the hustle and bustle of city living. Surrounded by broad swamps, jungles and greenery, these reservoirs run through the central northern parts of Singapore, providing a serene backdrop to the cityscape.
Recreational facilities like paddle boating and golf are available at Upper Seletar and sport fishing at Lower Seletar. MacRitchie Reservoir hosts a 12-hectare park with jogging track, exercise area, playground, tea kiosk and fountain. On most Sundays, entertainment is provided by local school bands or orchestras. Check local newspapers for time of performances.