NParks moves to curb inappropriate conduct at hot spring

More staff, signs at Sembawang park to guide users of facilities, for safety and cleanliness

Reports of visitors misusing the facilities at Sembawang Hot Spring Park, such as soaking their entire bodies in the communal foot bath, have circulated online. The park reopened on Jan 4 following a $4.3 million makeover, which included a 1ha expans
Reports of visitors misusing the facilities at Sembawang Hot Spring Park, such as soaking their entire bodies in the communal foot bath, have circulated online. The park reopened on Jan 4 following a $4.3 million makeover, which included a 1ha expansion in area, a new cascading pool and a water collection point. PHOTO: RYAN TYRAS / FACEBOOK

The National Parks Board (NParks) has deployed additional staff and signs with guidelines at Sembawang Hot Spring Park to advise users on proper behaviour following recent reports of visitors misusing the facilities.

The park reopened on Jan 4 following a $4.3 million makeover, which included a 1ha expansion in area, a new cascading pool and a water collection point.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 21, 2020, with the headline 'NParks moves to curb inappropriate conduct at hot spring'. Subscribe