A Breath of Fresh Air! Shift and Exercise at These 8 Recreational Places in Selangor

Let Us All Practice a Healthy Lifestyle by Exercising at Recreational Places Across Selangor


Aren’t you tired of exercising only in your residential area? How about trying something new once in a while? Don’t worry, the State of Selangor has many recreational places for you to exercise, including jogging and cycling. You may also bring your family members to enjoy some relaxing time or simply admire the beauty of nature. Here, Tourism Selangor lists out 8 recreational places for you to visit in the State in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


1)     Taman Tasik Shah Alam

Taman Tasik Shah Alam is located close to one of Shah Alam's popular attractions; the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, which is also known as the Blue Mosque. Taman Tasik Shah Alam's green landscape was designed by a well-known architect, Fumiaki Takano, covering more than 43 hectares. It was the first public park that opened in the State of Selangor in 1985, and has since become a haven for freshwater life. The spaciousness and beauty of a place like this will make you feel driven to exercise or jog, even if it is early in the morning.

Credit: Taman Tasik Shah Alam by sf_artography @ IG


2)     Maya Park Eco Ardence, Setia Alam

Maya Park Eco Ardence in Setia Alam Town is a popular recreational destination! With its open space and very spacious area, this recreation place is a preferred location for visitors to enjoy the sunset views while enjoying the calm atmosphere. There are various activities you may engage in at this park including jogging and cycling. The track is surrounded by a beautiful lake. Do not worry if you don’t own a bike because you can rent one here!

Credit: Maya Park Eco Ardence by baby._.lemon @ IG


3)     River Track Cycle Park, Klang

River Track Cycle Park located in Klang is surrounded by the greens which calm the body and soul. Enjoy panoramic views of the natural mangrove forest that helps enhance the surrounding air quality.  The 1.8 kilometre track along the Chandong Besar River is an ideal place for jogging. There is also a 3-kilometre cycling track surrounded by attractive scenery. This tranquil environment will undoubtedly enhance your cycling and jogging experience!

Credit: River Track Cycle Park, Klang by Central Spectrum


4)     Elmina Central Park, Shah Alam

Elmina Central Park is located in Elmina Town in Shah Alam, about a half-hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur. A jogging and cycling track that is open to the public is located at the entrance of the City, accessible to visitors coming from the Guthrie Corridor Expressway. You may also take your children to the playground or for a walk down this park with beautiful landscape.

Credit: Elmina Central Park by nirmalsinghhh @ IG


5)     Perdana Lake, Jogging Track, Sunrise Point, Cyberjaya

Spend your morning exercising at this park because it is relaxing as well as providing you with a comfortable environment to workout or engage in recreational activities with your family. You can go for a jog while admiring the beauty of the lake while taking in some fresh air. This huge jogging and cycling track will provide ample space for your entire family to enjoy. Not only that, you can also have a picnic by the lake!

Credit: Perdana Lake by rezanewyork @ IG


6)     Ara Damansara Park, Petaling Jaya

Located on the outskirts of Ara Damansara Town, this recreational park has various facilities including badminton and basketball courts, and a playground. Ara Damansara Park, with its 1.9 kilometer jogging track will definitely be a great place for you to exercise or cycle. Parents also love to bring their children to play at the playground here.

Credit: Ara Damansara Park by hwiyee_dreamz @ IG


7)     Dragonfly Park, Eco Grandeur, Puncak Alam

Dragonfly Park is located at Eco Grandeur, Puncak Alam City. It is a perfect location for visitors to get engaged in leisure activities in the evening. Dragonfly Park will amaze you with a superb view of the greens, as well as the stunning urban residential area. The jogging track may not be as long as other parks, but it is still as enjoyable. If you wish to take a child for a bike ride, this park is a great choice as it is not too crowded.

Credit: Dragonfly Park by sheyzal @ IG


8)     Taman Jaya, Petaling Jaya

Located in a very strategic location, you may reach here by taking the LRT and getting off at LRT Taman Jaya Station. This recreational park is a popular spot for jogging and leisure activities among the residents of Petaling Jaya. The park has a peaceful ambiance and is surrounded by various types of trees. It also has a beautiful lake where youngsters are often seen spending their time here playing skateboard.


Credit: Taman Jaya by yungem24 @ IG

Many people spend time at the parks and recreational areas, regardless of the time of the day, doing activities that are good for health, such as exercising, jogging, and cycling. Practicing a healthy lifestyle will have a positive impact on oneself. If you wish to shift your common location to exercise to a new one once in a while, consider heading to these recreational places listed above. Enjoy a healthy quality time whilst Pusing Selangor Dulu!


However, all visitors are reminded to always adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the Malaysian National Security Council, such as ensuring social distancing, wearing face mask at all times in public, and applying hand sanitizer regularly.


You may log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel for inspiration on your travel to Selangor, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor's YouTube channel to stay inspired! #PusingSelangorDulu!


About Tourism Selangor


Tourism Selangor is Selangor State’s Official Tourism Promotion Agency established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.

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