Summer Play Programs begin Monday, July 5, 2021

The City’s 47 Summer Play Programs will open for the season on Monday, July 5, 2021.

Designed for 2 to 12 year olds, these free drop-in programs include water play, sports, games, and more at 30 paddling pool and 16 spray pad locations throughout the city. A list of locations is available on the interactive map at saskatoon.ca/play.

Play Programs operate Mondays to Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Thursday, August 26, 2021.

Weekend Play Programs operate at select locations on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning Saturday, July 10, through Sunday, August 22, 2021. The weekend program will also run on the Monday of the August long weekend (August 2).

Please note that children and youth 13 years of age and younger must be supervised by an adult, or a responsible youth (14 years and older) at all times during Play Program hours.

Designated swim times have been set at the paddling pool locations to manage capacity limits and allow for cleaning throughout the day. Residents can drop-in during the following times:

Monday to Thursday
10:30 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
2:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
3:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
4:45 p.m.-6:00 P p.m.

Friday
12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
 2:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
 3:45 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays
12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Note: The paddling pools require public health inspections on opening day, which will delay opening of some paddling pools.  All pools are expected to be open by 3:00 p.m. on July 5.

Spray pads are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. until Monday, September 6, 2021. Leaders will be on-site Monday to Friday from July 5-August 26. Designated play times have been set at the spray pad locations to manage capacity limits and allow for cleaning throughout the day. Residents can drop-in during the following times:

Monday to Thursday
10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
3:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
5:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Friday
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

The following guidelines are in place to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, while visiting a Play Program.

  • Do not visit the play program if you are sick.
  • Stay 2 metres apart at all times from those not in your group. 
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before and after visiting the play program.
  • A non-medical face make is required inside the school or recreation unit when accessing the washroom.

Visit saskatoon.ca/play for more information.