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There are many great playgrounds around Saskatoon.  To find a playground in a park nearest you, read more about park locations and amenities.

Summer Play Programs

The City of Saskatoon operates 50 weekday and 16 weekend Play Programs at various playground locations throughout  Saskatoon in July and August.

Play Program leaders plan and supervise activities for children ages 2 to 12 years, while the adjoining Paddling Pools and Spray Pads offer kid-sized opportunity to cool off and beat the heat.  Drop in for free waterplay, sports, crafts, games, music and much more!

Play Program Hours of Operation

Dates of operation:  July 2 - August 23

  • Monday - Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (closed August 5)
  • Friday: 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.*
  • Saturday & Sunday (until August 18): 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. (open August 5)

Refer to the  interactive mapping application or download the Where to Play/Where to Hang location list for more information on Play Program locations, dates and hours of operation.

*last day of operation program will end at 3:00 p.m.

Fill and drain times vary per paddling pool, check with staff on site to confirm available water times.

To maintain  water quality pool chemicals will be tested regularly.  During chemical additions participants will play outside the fenced area with a leader.

Preschool-Aged Children Policy:  Children under the age of 6 must be supervised by an adult or responsible youth at all times during Play Program hours. To help preschool age children stay safe in and around the water, the City requires that all participants comply with the following policy:

"For every 2 preschoolers under the age of 6, there must be one adult or responsible youth (16 years or older) within arm's length, supervising the preschoolers' water play and activity."

Also see Outdoor Pools, Paddling Pools & Spray Pads for more information.


2019 Winter Play Programs 

The City of Saskatoon offers 4 FREE winter play programs and FREE Learn to Skate on Saturdays and Sundays February 9 - March 10.  Drop in for winter games and activities with fun and interactive leaders.

Play Program Locations

  • Holliston Rec Unit, 1151 Louise Avenue - Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Greystone Heights Rec Unit, 2711 Main Street - Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Westmount Rec Unit, 306 Avenue L North - Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Massey Place Recreation Unit - 3110 Massey Place - Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to Skate Locations*

  • Hollistion, 1151 Louise Avenue - Saturdays 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • St. George School (Lawson Heights) - Saturdays 10:30 am - 1:00 pm 
  • Greystone Heights, 2711 Main Street - Sundays 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Montgomery Recreation Unit, 3229 Caen Street - Sundays 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Massey Place Recreation Unit,  3110 Massey Place - Sundays 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

*Participants in Learn to Skate must bring their own skates and CSA approved winter helmets.

Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible care giver.

Come prepared to play outside.  Activities will be cancelled if the temperature reaches -25C or below with the windchill.