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Playgrounds

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.  FREE - Drop in for waterplay, sports, crafts, games, music and more!

Play Program Hours of Operation

Dates of operation:  July 4 - August 25

  • Monday - Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (closed August 3)
    • August 25 - *last day of operation program will end at 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.*
  • Saturday & Sunday (until August 23): 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. (open August 3)

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.

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 (12 years or older) 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 (12 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.

 

2020 Winter Play Program

FREE!  The City of Saskatoon is pleased to present a lineup of exciting new programs for the 2020 Winter Play Program.  Each is a great opportunity for children to engage in physical activity while developing new and improved skills in classic Canadian or Indigenous winter sports. All equipment is provided.

*Session will be cancelled if the temperature reaches -25 degrees or below with the windchill.

Pre-registration is required. Visit leisureonline.saskatoon.ca or call 306-975-2800.

Learn-to-Curl (4 hours) 8-12 yrs. Develop skills in this classic Canadian sport involving sliding stones down a sheet of ice towards a target. Participants are asked to bring clean, indoor gym shoes. 

CN Curling Club-1602 Chappell Drive

Jan. 27           Mon    1:00pm-5:00pm                    FREE             CD1382-01

Mar. 9             Mon    1:00pm-5:00pm                    FREE             CD1382-02

 

* Learn-to-Snowshoe (3 hours) 6-12 yrs. Develop skills in this low-impact sport while exploring one of Saskatoon’s community parks.

Dr. Seager Wheeler Park Rec Unit (Westview Heights) - 2304 Richardson Rd.

Feb. 1             Sat      1:00pm-4:00pm        FREE             CD1385-01

 

* Learn-to-Snowskate (3 hours) 6-12 yrs. Snowskating is a hybrid winter sport that combines elements of snowboarding and skateboards; think of skateboarding on snow!

Greystone Park Rec Unit- 2711 Main St.

Feb. 8             Sat      1:00pm-4:00pm        FREE             CD1384-01

 

*Learn-to-Altai Skis (3 hours) 6-12 yrs. Altai Skis is a hybrid ski that combines the maneuverability of snow shoes with the gliding qualities of cross-country skis.

Montgomery Park Rec Unit- 3229 Caen St.

Feb. 9             Sun    1:00pm-4:00pm        FREE             CD1386-01

 

Snowshoe Making (3 hours) 10-12 yrs. An Elder will guide youth through the art of making the snowshoes while explaining their history and importance within Indigenous culture.

Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre- 168 Wall Street

Jan. 21           Tues               5:30pm-8:30pm                    FREE             CD1387-01

 

For more information, call 306-975-3378.