Discover College Park!

College Park is a gorgeous neighborhood in the heart of Saskatoon. Established in the late 1950s and located near the University of Saskatchewan, College Park features over 20 acres of beautiful parkland with adjacent elementary schools and high schools. The neighbourhood has walking access to The Center Mall and direct Transit routes to downtown.

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Cross Country Ski Trail Grooming Has Begun

Thanks to plentiful snowfall over the past few weeks, cross country ski trail grooming has begun for the season in a variety of parks and open spaces throughout Saskatoon.  Skiers of all ages and skill levels are invited to enjoy the trails this season and keep active all winter long.  Locations include:

Holiday Park Golf Course (Access at Avenue U South)
Wildwood Golf Course (Access at 8th Street East, maintained by the Saskatoon Nordic Ski Club)
Kinsmen Park (Access at Spadina Crescent West by the Mendel Art Gallery, maintained by the Saskatoon Nordic Ski Club)
Lower Meewasin Park (Access at Pinehouse and Whiteswan Drives)
Upper Meewasin Park (Access at Pinehouse and Whiteswan Drives)
Meewasin Park to Adilman Buffer (Access at east end of Adilman Drive or Meewasin Park)
Diefenbaker Park (Access at Ruth Street and St. Henry Avenue)
Forest Park (Access at Lowe Road, Nelson Road, and Forest Drive)
Al Anderson Park (Access at Hampton Green, Dawson Crescent, and Hampton Circle)

For trail updates, call the Parks Division at 306-975-3300, or visit the regularly updated website at www.saskatoon.ca for information throughout the season and tips for ski trail etiquette.

For more City of Saskatoon Public Service Announcements, News Releases, Traffic Detours and Service Alerts, visit www.saskatoon.ca or connect with the City of Saskatoon on Twitter and Facebook.

MEND Program: Jan-Mar 2015

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Another Pet Tail from the City of Saskatoon

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Another Doggie Tail from the City of Saskatoon

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A Friendly Reminder from the City of Saskatoon

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Girls in Motion

The City of Saskatoon will be hosting Girls in Motion on Monday, November 10th at Prairieland Park.  Girls in Motion is a one-day event for girls ages 10 to 14.

It is a day for girls to become inspired to live a healthy, happy lifestyle and enjoy physical activities under the direction of qualified instructors. This year’s dance party themed event will feature sessions such as zumba, ballet, and jazz. This free event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and lunch will be provided to all registrants.  To inquire about transportation opportunities or further details about the program, please contact 306-975-3378.

Space is limited for the event.  Participants must pre-register by calling 306-975-3378 or emailing play@saskatoon.ca.

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Sport & Splash Day Camps

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CIVIC INDOOR ARENAS OPEN FOR PUBLIC SKATING AND PARENT AND TOT SKATING

Sharpen your skates, the civic indoor arenas are open for the season!  The weekly Public Skating and Parent and Tot Skating sessions are as follows and will be in effect until Sunday, December 21, 2014:
ACT Arena:  107 105th Street East
Public Skating – now open
Tuesday:  7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday:  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Parent and Tot Skating – Began Sunday, September 7, 2014
Monday and Thursday:  2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Archibald Arena:  1410 Windsor Street
Public Skating – Begins Sunday, October 5, 2014
Sunday:  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Parent and Tot Skating – Begins Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Wednesday:  2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Cosmo Arena:  3130 Laurier Drive
Public Skating – Begins Sunday, October 5, 2014
Wednesday and Thursday:  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Friday:  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday:  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Parent and Tot Skating – Begins Monday, October 6, 2014
Monday and Friday:  2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Lions Arena:  2205 McEown Avenue
Public Skating – Begins Sunday, October 5, 2014
Sunday:  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Parent and Tot Skating – Begins Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Tuesday and Friday:  2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Admission rates are as follows:
Adult (19 and over) – $4.50;
Youth (6 to 18) – $2.70;
Preschool (5 and under) – Free; and
Family – $9.00

Children, 6 years and younger, must be accompanied by an adult, minimum of 16 years of age.  A maximum of two preschoolers per adult is allowed.  Parent and Tot Skating is free of charge.
Visit www.saskatoon.ca/go/rinks for a full calendar of public skate times and rink rental rates information.
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Red Panda Day

Come celebrate with Phoenix, the Red Panda, on Saturday, September 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo and the Saskatoon Zoo Society welcomes everyone to enjoy International Red Panda Day celebration events, free with the purchase of regular Zoo admission.

Schedule of Events (PotashCorp Ark Red Panda Exhibit; registration is not required):
10:30 a.m. – Meet as a group and visit Phoenix
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Apollo Jump and Face Painting
10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Kids, become a Red Panda Ranger!
10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Test your knowledge of Red Pandas for a chance to win a Red Panda prize pack!

Donations will be accepted at the face painting station for the Red Panda Network’s initiatives towards habitat conservation.  Also, for every $40 of Adopt-a-Critters purchased during Red Panda Week (September 15 to 21), $5 will be donated.

For more City of Saskatoon Public Service Announcements, News Releases, Traffic Detours and Service Alerts, visit www.saskatoon.ca or connect with the City of Saskatoon on Twitter and Facebook.

Culture Days

Culture Days

The public is invited to create, participate, and celebrate culture in Saskatoon with free activities and workshops being held to celebrate Culture Days from Thursday, September 25 to Sunday, September 28, 2014.  Bring your entire family or come alone and join the fun!

Culture Days 2014 will officially kick off Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m. at Civic Square (222 – 3rd Avenue North) with an opening ceremony that include buskers, music, and free one-hour workshops from Heike Fink, felting artist; Monique Martin, beeswax hexagons; and Cheryl Buckmaster, portraiture and drawings.  Some of Saskatoon’s tasty food trucks will be in the area over lunch hour.

The City of Saskatoon’s Community Development Division has planned exciting activities throughout the weekend in support of Culture Days.  All are welcome and all events are free.

September 26 – Cultural Parade and Picnic in the Park (1:30 p.m.)
Students at King George School will parade with Melba Toast the Clown from the school to St. Andrew’s Park (Avenue M South and 15th Street West). Enjoy buskers, music, and treats at the park.

September 27 – I am the Bridge (6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.)
In partnership with Paved Arts, an outdoor independent short film will be screened at River Landing (west facing pier of Senator Sid Buckwold Bridge).  Bring your own blanket or chair.

Emerging music artist Kyle Krysa, an art installation from felting artist Heike Fink, and artist talks with Yvette Nolan will also be taking place on location.

September 28 – Cultural Quest (11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
A public art bike tour held in partnership with Tweed Ride (http://www.saskatweed.com) will explore new temporary and permanent Placemaker artworks around the city starting from the Mendel Art Gallery.  Engage in cultural experiences while you increase your physical activity!  A picnic and prize giveaways will follow in the Bessborough Gardens.

Culture Days is a national initiative intended to raise awareness of arts and culture in communities across Canada.  Even more events will be happening in Saskatoon throughout the weekend, focusing on our city’s vibrant cultural scene.  For a complete list of activities, visit the official Culture Days website at http://www.culturedays.ca/en/celebration-schedule.

For more City of Saskatoon Public Service Announcements, News Releases, Traffic Detours, and Service Alerts, visit www.saskatoon.ca or connect with the City of Saskatoon on Twitter and Facebook.