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Things to do | Exercising, Playing, Socialising at Dawson Place

By Magalí Murià 11 March, 2013 Sometimes my son and I like to walk our dog around Dawson Place, a public housing area across the street from our condo. Dawson’s buildings are lined up right next to the Alexandra Canal, the upstream end of the Singapore River that was recently turned into a green corridor in the heart of the city. It has open gyms for outdoor exercise, trails for biking and jogging, and covered areas where groups gather for tai chi in the early hours.  People are cordial and usually stop and talk with each other.  In fact, after 8 months of living here, it is nice to see how some familiar faces have gradually turned into friendly constants during my morning walks.   Healthy and Free Attraction Every building has a playground right between the living areas and …