Things to Do & See in Saskatoon

Things to Do & See in Saskatoon

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Looking for fun ways to spend a day with family or friends in and around Saskatoon? Here is a list of 100+ fun activities to do in and around (within 2 hours drive) Saskatoon.

Contents

1. Museums & Historic Sites.

2. Outdoor & Nature Adventures

3. Zoos, Farms & Petting Zoos

4. Amusement Parks & Fun Centres

5. Events & Festivals

I. Museums & Historic Sites

1. Museum of Natural Sciences

A visit to the Museum takes you on a journey through geological time, with its displays of fossils, minerals and rocks, animals and plants. Learn about air-breathing fishes, swimming reptiles, flying reptile and more including plants, geology. There is also a working seismograph on display in an adjacent hallway.  Details

Location:  112 – 114 Science Place, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-966-4399

Hours:  Daily, Year round. Closed December 24 (3:00 PM) to January 2.

Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Saturday – Sunday | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Stat holidays | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Admission:  Free

2. Western Development Museum

Learn about human history of Saskatchewan! Boom Town. See the police station, newspaper office, a dentist’s office in 1910s. Meet the Worthys family – a Saskatchewan farm family in Winning the Prairie Gamble. Also learn about Nellie McClung and Violet McNaughton – two women who were influential in the suffrage movement. You can also find collections of vintage automobiles and farm equipment. The upper level of the Museum houses the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame and displays the portraits and biographies of the inductees.  Details

Location:  2610 Lorne Avenue, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-931-1910

Hours:  Closed on New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, November 20, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day

January – March: Closed on Mondays. Tuesday-Sunday | Daily 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

April – December: Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Museum Closed at 3:00 PM on: November 19, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Admission:  Adult $10.00; Senior (Age 65 +) $9.00; Student (any age with valid student card) $7.00; Children (age 6-12 years) $4.00;

Preschool Children(age 5 years and younger) Free;

Family (parents or guardians & dependant children under 18 years) $25.00

3. Museum of Antiquities

Experience the artistic traditions of Western civilizations including Greek and Roman and the more recent collections from ancient Near East and Egypt. They also have replicas and original pieces of various other civilizations.  Details

Location:  Peter Mackinnon Building -Room 106, 107 Administration Place, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-966-7818

Metered Parking is available in front of the Administration Building, the University Club and the Physical Activity Complex (PAC). Lot Parking is available in Lot “R” in front of the PAC and in the Place Riel Lot. There is also nearby parking in the Stadium Parkade on College Drive.

Hours:  Monday-Friday | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Saturday | 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM.

Admission:  Free. Donations are welcome

 

4.  Marr Residence

Marr Residence is the oldest house in Saskatoon and is currently owned by the City of Saskatoon. It was built in 1884 by Alexander Marr. The residence features various exhibits about the history of the Saskatoon and its settlers. Stroll the beautiful garden before you end your visit. Details

Location:  326 11th Street East – Saskatoon. 

Phone:   306-652-1201

Hours:  Open throughout the year

Admission:  Free. Donations are appreciated.

 

5. Children’s Discovery Museum

Learning while playing is the theme behind this fun Children’s  Museum. Plan a city, camp out at the North Woods campsite, explore their creativity, spend time dancing and singing, take part in puppet shows and more. Details

Location:  Unit 116, 2325 Preston Avenue South (in Market Mall), Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-683-2555

Hours:  Wednesday – Saturday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM; Sunday: Noon – 4:00 PM; Monday – Tuesday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday – Tuesday – priority will be given to group visits. Please check ahead for closure due to large group bookings)

The Museum is closed on all statutory holidays except Family Day.

Admission:  Children and Adults: $3.75; Under 1: Free. Admission is free on the fourth Sunday of every month.

 

6. Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre

Everything you want to know about culture, language, art, and history of First Nations people can be found at the Cultural Centre. Details

Location:  305 – 2555 Grasswood Road East, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-244-1146

Hours:  Please call to know the hours of operation or event schedules.

Admission:  Some programs might be charged while others are free. Please check the website.

 

7.  Ukrainian Museum of Canada

Preserving and honoring Ukrainian culture, this museum showcases records from Ukrainian immigrants to Canada, Ukranian schoolbooks, their textiles, tools, wooden carvings, postoly and more. Details

Location:  910 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-244-3800

Hours:  Tuesday- Saturday | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sunday | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Closed to the public:  Mondays and all holidays (Ukrainian religious and Canadian statutory); Sundays from September 1 to April 1; December 24, 25, 26 and January 6 and 7th; March 31 to conduct an audited inventory; Julian calendar Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday.

Admission:  Adults (16+): $6.00, Seniors (60+): $5.00, Children (under 16): $4.00, Preschoolers: Free, Guided tours (minimum 15people): $7.00. GST extra. Tours must be booked in advance.

 

8. Diefenbaker Canada Centre

The museum preserves the collections representing the life and times of John G. Diefenbaker. The museum also holds educational programs, several international and national exhibitions.The museum also holds virtual exhibitions. Details

Location: 

101 Diefenbaker Place, University of Saskatachewan, Saskatoon.

Phone: 306-966-8384

Hours:  Open Year around. Closed for the Holiday Season from December 17th until January 2nd, as well as Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Family Day, and Good Friday.

Monday- Thursday  |  9:30 AM to 8:00 PM; Friday |  9:30 AM to 4:30 PM; Weekends and holidays |  12:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Admission:  By donation

 

9. Royal Canadian Legion, Nutana Branch

Artifacts from the World War I, World War II, the Korea and Gulf Operations can be seen here. The museum not only honors military people, but also peacekeepers in Canadian history. Details

Location:  3021 Louise Street, Saskatoon. Phone: 306-374-6303

Hours:  Thursday @9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. Open on special request- please call ahead.

Admission:  By donation

10. University of Saskatchewan Observatory

Want to see planets, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies, comets? The Observatory at the U of S has a 3 meter long refracting telescope that can be used to view the night sky on clear Saturday nights. How about a tour of our solar system? Want to know more about black holes? Learn more on the celestial objects at the museum Observatory. Details

Location:  University of Saskatchewan Campus, 1 Block North of College Drive and Wiggins Avenue, Saskatoon. Pay parking is available in the lot immediately east of the observatory. Phone: (306) 966-6429

Hours:  Open Saturdays Year round. October – February : 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM; March: 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM; April – August : 9:15 PM – 11:30 PM; September : 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Admission:  Free

11. Woodlawn Cemetery

A designated National Historic Site, the Woodlawn Cemetry is a 94-acre site marking the lives lived. Located here, is the Next of Kin Memorial dedicated to those who served in Canada’s armed forces. Details

Location : 1502 – 2nd Avenue North, Saskatoon
Phone: 306-975-3308

Hours: Daily  | 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Admission:  Free

12. Canadian Light Source

Visit a synchrotron facility at the University of Saskatchewan and find out how they are  used in various fields. Details

Location : 44 Innovation Blvd on the University of Saskatchewan campus near the Innovation Place Research Park

Phone:  306-657-3771

Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday  |2:00 PM

Admission:  Free

13. Art Galleries

Visit contemporary art galleries and set the spark for creative imagination.

  1. Mendel Art Gallery (currently closed. To be opened as Remai Modern in 2017)
  2. Gordon Snelgrove Gallery
  3. Kenderdine Art Gallery
  4. Paved Arts
  5. SCC Gallery
  6. Collector’s Choice Art Gallery
  7. Glen Scrimshaw Gallery
  8. Hand Wave Gallery

Museums & Historic Sites within two Hours of Saskatoon

14. Batoche National Historic Site




Located 1 hour north of Saskatoon, the Batoche National Historic Site is a perfect family getaway. Tour the river on a canoe, go horseback riding along the trails, enjoy the natural beauty of the batoche, see wild life, hear the calls of the red-tailed hawls, the sqawks of the gulls and the pelicans, or smell the wildflowers. Journey through time as you learn the story of Batoche’s early settledment and the events leading to the Battle of Batoche in 1885. Go treasure hunting or ride the batoche shuttle to explore the site. Details

Location:  Located 88 km north-east of Saskatoon, Batoche

Hours :  May 23 – June 30 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
July 1 – September 5 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
September 6 – October 7 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Admission:  Adult $7.80; Senior $6.55; Youth $3.90; Family/Group $19.60

15. Duck Lake Historical Museum

See on display various pieces of artwork, sculptures and paintings of Saskatchewan artists at the Art Gallery here. Amoung the exhibit, a noteworthy one is the hand written log book from Prince Albert volunteers to 1885 uniforms and medals. Learn the history of First Nations, the Metis people and the Duck Lake settlers. The Centre also offers guided tours of the Duck Lake Murals. Details.

Location:  Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre, Hwy #11 (The Louis Riel Trail) between Prince Albert and Saskatoon, Duck Lake SK S0K 1J0.

Phone: 306-467-2057

Hours:  Open by appointment year around

Admission:  Adult: $4.50, Seniors: $3.50, Students: $2.50, Family: $12.00

16. Station Arts Centre

Rosthern’s old Railway depot has been renovated and turned into the current Station Arts Centre. It still retains the original mansard roofing, one of the few such left in the province. If you are fascinated with trains, you would surely enjoy a visit to this place. Enjoy a touch of history with art. The centre celebrates musical concerts to theatre performances which are highly popular in the community. The centre also has an art gallery which conducts various programs for young artists. The Station’s tea room is a popular lunch time destination for locals and tourists alike. Details

Location: 701 Railway Avenue, Rosthern. Phone: 306-232-5332

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Admission:   Free

17. Saskatchewan Railway Museum

Visitors come here to see heritage railways building, memorabilia, and railcars. Also present at Hawker siding is the Eaton Memorial, a Historical Heritage Site. This monument commemorates the internment camp of the 1919 where people of Ukrainian and German origin were detained as enemy aliens. Details

Location:   Located south-west of Saskatoon on the Pike Lake highway, just 3 km off the highway to Calgary on Highway 60. If you are coming from the South Circle Drive Bridge, take the highway toward the Berry Barn and turn right at the first major turnoff, Hodgson Road, and travel until you meet the Pike Lake Highway.

Phone: (306) 382-9855

Hours: Open in Summer: May long weekend – September long weekend |  Friday – Sunday and holiday Mondays | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Admission:  Adult : $6, Students (6 to 16) : $4, 6-: Free.

Tours (Over 10 people) $3 each

18. Fort Battleford National Historic Site

Located 1.5 hour north-west of Saskatoon is the Fort Battleford National Historic Site. Watch soliders in scarlet serge march. Learn about life in Fort Battleford in the 1800s, hear stories of early settlers and First Nations and the North-West Mounted Police. Enjoy disc golf, go on a self-guided audio tour. On select days go for ghost walks, explore haunted fort during Halloween, enjoy a fun day during Forst day in July. Details

Location:  Located 153 km north-west of Saskatoon in Battleford

Hours :  May 23 – June 30 | Monday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
July 1 – September 5 | Daily | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Admission:  Adult $3.90; Senior $3.45; Youth $1.90; Family/Group $9.80

 

19. Fish Creek National Historic Site

Located 1 hour from Saskatoon, this is the place where the Metis regrouped to attack the NorthWest Field Force. Details

Location:  Heading north from Saskatoon on Highway 11, turn east on highway 312 at Rosthern. The Battle of Tourond’s Coulee / Fish Creek National Historic Site of Canada is located 17 kilometres south off Highway 312. The battle site is where the cairn is and the event will be celebrated. Middleton’s camp is before the battle site, so do not take the first turn, but continue south. The battle site is fenced and the cairn visible from the road.

Hours : Daily. This is a non-operational site with no Visitor Reception Centre

Admission:  Free

II. Nature & Outdoor Fun

1. Cranberry Flats Conservation Area

The large sandy beaches of the Conservation beckons visitors year round to enjoy nature trails, bird watching, laze in the sun or swimming. Take in the beauty of nature while enjoying the sunrise or sunset. Details

Location:  Head south on Lorne Avenue (Highway 219) and t urn right onto Grasswood Road (Road 360).  At the first intersection, turn left onto Strathcona Avenue (Road 3055). The parking lot is about 2.75 km from the intersection on the right.
Phone: 306-665-6888.

Hours : Daily | 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Admission : Free

2. Wanuskein Heritage Park

Above the Opimihaw Creek is a part of history that is slowly being uncovered. Be a part of this journey and learn about Saskatchewan’s indigenous people. Tour the visitor center and participate in various programs including Bison Hunt, Traditional Games, Tipi Rising and more. Walk the various trails or participate in guided walks. Spend the night in a traditional Tipi in the Opimihaw Valley. Listen to the stories of First Nations people who lived before and learn the history of the prairies. Wanuskein’s archaeological finds are one of the finest Pre-Contact Occupation of the Great Plains of North America. Keep checking the website to see when the archaeological dig site will be open. Details

Location : RR #4 Penner Road, Saskatoon

Located just 15 minutes from the Saskatoon International Airport, and 15 minutes from downtown Saskatoon.

Phone: (306) 931-6767

Hours : Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM; Saturday | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Closed from December 17, 2016 – January 2, 2017

Admission : Adult: $8.50; Senior: $7.50; Student: $6.50; Children: $4.00; Family $25; Under 5: Free.

Tipi Sleepover: 15 Participant minimum. $39.00/person, $25.00/chaperone. If your group is smaller than 15 then there is a minimum charge of $577.50.

3. Meewasin Valley

Learn about the cultural heritage along the Meewasin valley. Visit the Interpretive Centre and take part in nature activities and nature inspired art and craft program. Tour the art gallery, take part in walking tours, and see the hands-on exhibits at the Center. Go on a canoe tour and learn about South Saskatchewan River.  Details

Location : Located just off the Meewasin Trail at the foot of the Victoria/Traffic Bridge at 402 Third Avenue South,  Saskatoon

Phone:  306-665-6888

Hours : Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

May – August | Weekends & Holidays | 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

September – April | Weekends & Holidays | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Admission : Free. Donations are welcome.

4. Beaver Creek Conservation Area

This short grass prairie site is a microcosm of the Meewasin Valley. Find out why this place is called Beaver Creek. Go for nature hikes, take part in children’s programs, learn about creek habitat. During winter enjoy cross country skiing across the Meewasin Trail. Details

Location : Located approximately 13 km south of Saskatoon. Starting at Lorne Avenue, take Highway #219 south of Saskatoon. After about 12 km you will see a sign Beaver Creek East, do not turn here, continue past this sign about 1 km to a sign on the right reading “Beaver Creek Conservation Area.” Turn right (west) and follow the winding road to the parking lot.

Phone:  306-374-2474

Hours :  September – October | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends & Holidays | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
November – December | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; November 11 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

January – April | Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Weekends & Holidays | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

May – August | Daily |  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Admission : Free. Donation are welcome.

5. Solar Gardens

Voted one of the premier attractions in Saskatoon, this is a beautiful place with geraniums, petunias, and marigold. Solar garden offers succulent making classes, and bread and pizza making classes. Details

Location:  Corner of Highway 60 (Pike Lake Highway) and Windmill Road, Saskatoon S7K 6S5

Latitude 51.95969 Longitude  -106.824603

Phone: 306 280-2762

Hours : The Succulent Nursery Greenhouses: April mid – December mid |  Friday – Sunday | 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Admission:  Free admission

6. Saskatoon Civic Conservatory

Enjoy seasonal floral displays along with orchids, tropical and arid plants. Details
Location: 
Adjacent to the former Mendel Art Gallery,  950 Spadina Crescent East

Phone: 306-975-2546

Hours : Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Closed on Christmas Day

Admission:  Silver collection box (donation)

7. Candle Lake Provincial Park

The sandy beaches with its clear waters lure visitors to the Candle Lake Provincial Park. Enjoy water based activities, interpretive programs, golf, snowmobiling, cross country skiing in winter. Details

Location:  Located 2.5 h from Saskatoon and less than an hour northeast of Prince Albert at Candle Lake.

Phone: (306) 929-8400

Hours : Regular Park hours

Admission: Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

8. Pike Lake Provincial Park

An oxbow of the South Saskatchewan River, Pike Lake beckons visitors with its beach, sand-dunes, and maple groves. Rent a canoe, or go hiking, see the waterfowls, enjoy a picnic, and more. Spend a day on the beach swimming or have a fun time at the leisure pool with its waterslide. Golfers can enjoy the 18-hole miniature golf course. Stroll along the shore or go on a nature trail through the aspen woodland. Details

Location:  Located 20 minutes from Saskatoon

Phone:  (306) 933-6966

Hours :  Regular Park hours

Miniature Golf :  June | Daily.  Glow golfing every Saturday

Admission: Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

9. Blackstrap Provincial Park

Windsurfing, water skiing, sailing, fishing, swimming, boating, cross country skiing in winter are but few of the activities that can be enjoyed at the Blackstrap Provincial Park. Enjoy a pleasant hike, send the night camping, picnic in the grounds, or just relax. Details

Location:  Located 40 minutes south of Saskatoon.

Phone:  (306)492-5675

Hours: Regular Park hours

Admission: Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

10. The Prairie Lily

Enjoy the beauty of the Meewasin Valley while cruising on the Prairie Lily. You can choose from Brunch, lunch or dinner cruises. Details

Location:  The Prairie Lily dock is located at the edge of the river adjacent to the former Mendel Art Gallery on Spadina Crescent.  The Prairie Lily is at the river’s edge at the foot of the broad set of stairs (and wheelchair path) from the north corner of the parking lot near the Gallery.

GPS coordinates:  N 52.13408 W 106.64826

Phone:  (306) 955-5459

11. Saskatoon Nature

Learn about nature and have fun at the same time through Saskatoon Nature Society  and Wild about Saskatoon  programs.

Visit Saskatoon’s parks and enjoy a diverse range of recreation opportunities.

Biking is a great way to explore Saskatoon . Saskatoon   has extensive hiking paths along the Meewasin Valley .

Cost: free and ticketed events.

12.  Fort Carlton Provincial Park

Take a stroll to the North Saskatchewan River, enjoy a picnic, trek along the Carlton Trail, camp overnight. Enjoy activities at the Visitor Center. See the reconstructed fur-trading and provision store, touch the buffalo hides, beaver pelts, guns.  Go on a guided tour to the tepee encampment and the buildings.  Details

Location:  Located 27 km west of Duck Lake on Highway 212.

Phone:  (306) 467-5205

Hours:  May long weekend – June last week | Monday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
July – Labour Day | Thursday – Monday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The campground and picnic area are open every day from May long weekend to September.

Admission:Adult $4.00; Youth$1.00; Family $9.00; Child (5 and under) Free

13. Danielson Provincial Park

As summer approach visitors head to the Danielson Provincial Park to revel in the warmth of the sun. The Lake is a popular angling spot, with lots of fish species. During winter enjoy ice fishing. See the exhibits on the construction of Gardiner Dam at the visitor center, tour the power station, hike the trans Canada trail, go swimming and boating. Details

Location:  Located 1 hour south of Saskatoon, at the north end of Lake Diefenbaker at Elbow, SK

Phone:  (306) 857-5510

Hours : Regular Park hours

Admission: Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

14. Douglas Provincial Park

Windsurfing, angling, swimming, sailing, skiing, are but few of the recreational activities that can be enjoyed at the Douglas Provincial Park. Watch wildlife, hike the Jupiter Nature trail to see the sand-dunes, or the Cacti Trail to see larger active sand dunes. or the Trans Canada trail will take you to the beautiful sandy beaches. Attend the interpretive programs in July and August. Details

Location:  Located 100 km northwest of Moose Jaw on the Qu’Appelle arm of Diefenbaker

Phone: (306) 854-6266

Hours : Regular Park hours

Admission: Vehicle entry fee: Daily : $8.00

 

15. Canoeing, Rafting or Sailing

Enjoy summer and explore the waterways through Sailing, canoeing or rafting. If you are new to this, see Saskatoon Racing Canoe ClubSaskatoon Canoe Club , Saskatoon Rowing Club, and Canoe Ski  to get started.

Tour South Saskatchewan River in a canoe. Rent a paddleboard, kayak or canoe and embrace the outdoors in the summer.

16. Golf

Enjoy golf with your little one at Saskatoon‘s three Municipal golf courses.

 

17. Cheer Saskatoon Home Teams

Cheer Saskatoon Home teams as they battle it out for the next champions title.

  1. Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse
  2. Saskatoon Blades

18. Walking Tours

Join for a guided walking tour and listen to the stories of Saskatoon’s past.

  1. Jane’s Walk
  2. Mike’s Discovery Tours
  3. Saskatoon Heritage Society Walking Tour
  4. GPS My City

III. Zoos, Farms & Petting Zoos

1. The Strawberry Ranch 

With new maze design every year, the Strawberry ranch brings fresh challenges to its visitors year after year. Enjoy U-Pic and ready picked strawberries and saskatoon berries.  Details

Location: Located four miles south of Saskatoon at 325 Valley Road, Saskatoon. 

Phone: (306) 384 – 4842

Hours:  Berry picking: July – September; Maze: mid-August – mid-October. Call before visiting.

Admission:  Contact for admission pricing

2. Youth Farm Corn Maze




Enjoy the two corn mazes – a 2-acre ‘Small Stalks’ for young guests and 6-acre ‘Crazy Cobler’ for more advanced mazers. In addition are other activities like climbing wall, a petting zoo, sumo suits, train rides and inflatables. Details

Location:  Located 1 km south of Rosthern at the Youth Farm Bible Camp. Turn East off of Highway 11 and take Mennonite Nursing Home Road. Follow the signs to the corn maze. Phone:  855-855-9322 ext 2

Located within 1 h drive from saskatoon.

Hours: August – October | F riday – Sunday and  Holiday Mondays |  1:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Admission:  Maze: Adult (16+): $8.00; Ages 11-16: $7.00; Ages 3-10: $6.00. GST extra. Admission includes Corn Maze, Petting Zoo.

Activity Tickets: Tickets for the following activities can be purchased for $1 + GST each or 12 for $10.00 +GST

Climbing Wall, Sumo Suits, Castle Jumper, Rider Pride Train: 1 ticket/activity.

3. Dutch Growers 

Take in the beautiful garden centre and enjoy strolling among the colourful blooms and plants. 3 to 9-year-olds can have fun at the pumpkin maze designed using hay bales with hidden pumpkins.  Details

Location: East of the Preston Crossing Shopping Center, at the corner of Attridge Drive & Central Avenue, at 685 Reid Road, Saskatoon.

Hours:  Monday – Saturday except Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Thursday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Admission:   Maze: Free. Call 249-1222 for more information.

4. Saskatoon Italian Cultural Centre & Corn Maze

Enjoy this 7-acre corn maze at the Cultural Centre.  Details

Location:  Located at the corner of Hwy #7 & Cedar Villa Rd (Range Rd 3063)

Directions: Head West down Highway 7 towards Vanscoy. Take the FIRST LEFT after the CN Rail Overpass.

If using Google maps, the road is listed as “Cedar Village Road, Corman Park 344 SK

Hours:  Day Maze: last week of August – October | 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Lost in the Dark: Select days in October | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Admission : Day Maze: General Admission $8;  Kids (5-12) $6; 4 and under Free

Lost in the Dark: General Admission $9; Kids (5-12) $7 ; 4 and under Free

5. Paintball Paradise Prince Albert Inc

Located within 2h from Saskatoon, Paintball Paradise has lots of activities to enjoy including corn mazes and pumpkin patches, zombie paintball, laser tags. Details

Location:  Located 5 miles South West of Prince Albert,  SK S6V 5S6
Phone: 306-764-9444 or 1-888-764-9444

Hours:  Open Laser Tag | Friday or Saturday Evening from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Regular Corn Maze: September – October | Friday – Sunday | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Haunted Corn Maze | select days in October

Pumpkin Picking Patch | September

Admission : Maze: Adult $6; Child (3-12) $4; Children under 2 are free

Haunted Corn Maze: Adult $8; Child $5

Basic Paintball Package: $35; Laser Tag: $200 for up to 10 players.

Open Laser Tag: $5/player for 5 minutes

6. Bulldog Park Corn Maze

Have fun here at the 12 acre-corn maze. It takes a little over 2 km to get out if you don’t take any wrong turns! Details

Location: Located off Highway 40 south on Rockhaven Road 5 miles on left side of the road.
Phone: 306-398-7765

Hours: Usually opens in September | Saturday – Sunday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

7. Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo

See a variety of animals , birds and reptiles including garter snake, bison, grey wolves, caribou, grizzly bear, red foxes, red panda, lynx, blac-tailed prairie digs, cougars, feruginous hawk, burrowing owl. Discover historic buildings, and relax in the Robin Smith Meditation Garden, and the Heritage Rose Garden. Try fishing at the Forestry Farm Park Fishing Pond. Details

Location: 1903 Forestry Farm Park Drive, Saskatoon
Phone: 306-975-3395

Hours:  Winter Hours | Daily | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Closed on Christmas Day

Summer Hours | Daily | 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Admission : Winter: Free. Donations are welcome.

Summer | April – October: Adults (19+): $11.50, Youth (6-18): $7.00, Preschool: Free, Family: $23.00. It’s a free access day on the Kinsmen Kids Day.

The Toll Booth at the park entrance is in operation from May 1 until Labour Day. ($2.00 per vehicle, cash only)

IV. Amusement Parks & Fun Centres

1. The Fun Factory

The Fun Factory has tunnels, slides, ball pits, and much more! The lazer tag arena is filled with music and glow in the dark wall graphics. Kids can also play a variety of classic redemption and arcade style games. The general age limit for the play-unit is 10 years old. The age limit for the toddler area is 3 years old. Details

Location:  1633C Quebec Ave N, Saskatoon. Ph: (306)-955-3778

Hours: 

September – June : Monday | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Tuesday – Thursday | 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Friday & Saturday | 9:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Sunday | 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Holidays | 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

July – August: Sunday | 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Monday | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Tuesday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Holidays | 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Admission:  Child (1 – 2): $6.30; Child (3 – 10): $9.70; Value Pack (includes 5 minute game of Lazer tag or 9 Game tokens): $11.30

See detailed pricing information here .

Laser tag: Single Game (10 min/per person) : $5; Single Game (5 min/person) : $2.75

2. Apex Trampoline Park

Jump, Jump, Jump!!! Alex Trampoline Park.

Location:  100 – 3910 Burron Avenue, Saskatoon. Ph: 306-374-5867

Hours:  Monday-Wednesday @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday | 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Friday | 1:oo PM – 12:oo AM; Saturday | 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM; Sunday | 11:00 AM – 10:oo PM.
Toddler Time: Thursday & Friday | 10:00 AM – Noon; Saturday & Sunday | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Admission:  $10 for the first 1/2 hour and $5 for every additional 30 minutes! Apex grip socks: $2.00/ pair

Toddler pricing: $5/half-hour/child; $2.5/additional half-hour/person; Mandatory jump socks: $2.00/ pair

3. Grip It Climbing

With climbing terrains suitable for different skill levels, Grip It Indoor Rock Climbing is sure to challenge kids and adults alike. Its a top rope, lead, and boulder gym providing safe climbing experience for new climbers with professional instructors.  Details

Location:  501 23th Street W, Saskatoon. Ph: (306) 664-9255

Hours:  Open Year-round. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Closed ALL Holidays. Open Boxing Day and New Years Eve.

Regular Hours for Non-Members | Monday – Friday 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Admission: 

Drop In Climbing: Children (5-7): $7; Children (8-12): $9.52; Adults: $12.50; Children (4 -): Free

10 Punch pass: Children (5-7): $110; Children (8-12): $85; Adults: $57. Rentals extra.

4. Ramada Golf Dome

Ramada Golf Dome offers indoor range stalls, indoor mini golf, licensed lounge, food service, golf camps and lessons.  Details

Location:  806 Idylwyld Drive N., Saskatoon. Ph: (306) 249-4653

Hours:  April end – November | Daily | 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
November – April end | Sunday-Saturday | 10:oo AM – 6:00 PM

Admission:  Mini-Golf : $5.00/person for 18 holes.

Golf Range:Rates vary.

5. Mini Golf

Market Mall Mini Golf

Location : 2325 Preston Avenue, Saskatoon Ph: (306) 374-2644

Hours : Monday, Tuesday & Saturday | 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM; Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9:30 AM – 8:30 PM; Sunday | 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Admission : Child: $5.00; Youth (13 – 18): $6.00; Adult: $7.00; Senior: $6.00; Family (max 5) $25.00

Mar’s Mini Golf

Location : 91-110 Marquis Drive West, Saskatoon Ph: (306) 343-6277

Hours : Monday – Thursday @ 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Friday @ 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM; Saturday @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM; Sunday @ 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Admission : General: $8.50; Ages 3-12: $7.50; Seniors (60+): $6.50; 3D glasses: $2.00

2016 Deal: Add $5 to your admission and play all day, any day, for 30 days.

6. Merrill Dunes Adventure

Various outdoor games as well as indoor games like indoor Laser-tag, airsoft, Nerf and 50 cal Reball.

Location:  457 Merrill Lane, Saskatoon. Ph: 306-382-2728

Hours:  See the calendar for detailed hours.

Admission:  See detailed pricing information here .

7. Fuddruckers Fun Centre

A fun centre with 18-hole mini-golf course, 24-feet climbing wall, 13 machine batting facility, and various game facilities. Details

Location : 2910 8th Street East, Saskatoon. Ph: (306) 934-2637

Hours: Daily | 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM; July -August |  10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Admission:  Varies with activity

$5/climb; Mini-golf $6.75 – $8.75; Game tokens $1 – $60

8. Skydive Saskatoon 

Experience the thrill of tandem skydiving. 18+. Details

Location : Richter Field Aerodrome,  Martensville . Ph: 639 998 JUMP

The dropzone is located approximately 12 km north of Saskatoon

Cost: $275 – $350

9. Wyant Group Raceway

Watch racing at this asphalt oval track. Details

Location : North of Saskatoon off Highway #12, on the way to Martensville/Blaine Lake . Ph:  306-651-3278

10. Crickle Creek

Inflatable bouncers, 18-hole golf, slides, mini-golf, and more fun at Crickle Creek. Details

Location : 305 Valley Road,  Saskatoon
Phone: (306) 251-0116

Hours : Saturday – Sunday | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Admission:  Rides: Under 2 – free; Child (2-3) $5; General (4+) $9.50

Child (12-) $5.00; General ( 13+)$6.00

11. PotashCorp Playland

With Ferris wheel, rides, carousel, train rides, swings, slides PotashCorp playland is a fun centre for both adults and children alike. Details

Location : 945 Spadina Crescent East ,  Saskatoon
Phone: 306-975-3330

Hours : May & June | Monday – Friday | 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM; Saturday | 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sunday & Holidays | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
July – September | Monday – Saturday | 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sunday & Holidays | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Admission: Single Ticket – $2;  Play Pack – $20 / 12 tickets

12. Sundance Balloons  

Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime, from start to finish! Experience the thrill of soaring high with Sundance Ballons 10+.

Location :  Saskatoon

Hours : May – September | Daily. Flights take place at sunrise and approximately 2 hours prior to sunset.

Call Flight Line: (306) 683-0600 or Office Number: (306) 382-0022 for details.

Cost : Weekday Morning Flight: Monday – Friday $250; Weekday Evening Flight: Monday – Thursday $295; Anytime Flight: Monday – Sunday (AM & PM) $32

13. Escape Rooms

Can you get out from the locked room?

Deadlock Escape Rooms: Ages: 8+ (must be accompanied by an adult)

Location : #104 2225 Hanselman Court, Saskatoon. Phone: 306-979-5625

Hours : Monday – Thursday : 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Friday : 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM; Saturday : 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM; Sunday : 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Admission : $25.00 per person

Room Escape: Ages 7+

Location : 206 – 810 Dufferin Avenue, Saskatoon. Phone: 306-979-6999

Hours : Monday, Wednesday, Thursday : 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Tuesday- Closed; Friday – Saturday: 1:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Sunday : 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Admission : $26.00 per person

Breakout Escape Room : Ages 12+

Location : 805 48th Street, Saskatoon. Phone:  306-384-0008, or after hours call 306-227-8171

Hours : Wednesday – Thursday | 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Friday | 2:00 PM – 12:00 PM; Saturday -Sunday 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Admission : $25.00+tax per person

14. Enchanted Forest

Saskatoon’s most spectacular drive-through Christmas display. Details

Location : Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park Forest Drive off Attridge Drive.

Hours : Usually November – January |  5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Admission : $10/Person or  $30/Car (Up to 7 people),  5 years or under Free

15. Other Indoor Playgrounds

Relax and enjoy coffee while kids have a rollicking time at the indoor playground.

  1. CJ’s Climb and Play
  2. Lakewood Civic Centre
  3. Lawson Civic Centre
  4. Albert Indoor Playground
  5. Flynn’s Forest Indoor Playground

16. Climbing Wall

Drive your kids up the climbing wall! Enjoy rock climbing at the following locations

  1. Grip It Climbing
  2. University of Saskatchewan – PAC

17. Gymnastics

1. Saskatoon Flip

Flip over Flip! A great place for kids and adults to burn off steam.Saskatoon Flip is a gymnastics playground offering programs based around gymnastics movement including Flip babies, Flip Kinders, Flip Kidz.

Location :#2-410 Duchess Street, Saskatoon. Ph: (306) 229-1776

Hours : Drop-in Hours for ages 1-10: September end- April

Closed December 24 & 31

Admission : Drop-in Program: $8.00/child

2. Can-Am Gymnastics Club

Can-Am Gymnastics Club offers recreational as well as registered programs

Location : 3702 Mithchelmore Avenue, Saskatoon. Ph: (306) 931-4033

3. Marian Gymnastics Club

Marian Gymnastics Club is a recreational gymnastics space.

Location : 337 Edson Street, Saskatoon. Ph: (306) 934-0944

18. Paintball

Take your teens and tweens and play a round of paintball. Multiple options available in Saskatoon.

  1. AA Paintball Indian Head
  2. Rock Ridge Paintball
  3. Paintball Paradise Prince Albert
  4. Merrill Dunes Paintball & Laser Tag
  5. Divide N Conquer Paintball
  6. Saskatoon Paintball (closed till further notice)

19. Bowling

Have a family fun day out enjoying the most popular game after soccer! Check out the alleys in Saskatoon.

  1. Canadian Bowling Centre

Location : 217 Fairmont Drive, Saskatoon. Phone: 306-384-2400

Hours : Sunday | 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Monday – Thursday | 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM; Friday & Saturday| 10:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Cosmic and Glow Bowling: Sunday – Thursday | 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Friday | 9:00 PM – 02:00 AM; Saturday | 1:00 PM – 02:00 AM

Admission : Please see pricing details here

2. Hunter’s Bowling Centre

Location:  Fairhaven: 22 Street West, Saskatoon. Phone: 306-382-2822

Eastview: 2929 Louise Street East, Saskatoon. Phone: 306-373-4333

Hours : Sunday – Thursday @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM; Friday – Saturday @ 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM

Admission : Kids & Seniors: $5.25/game; Adults: $6.50/game, Family: $5.25/game/person; League: $3.00/game: Hourly: $37.50/hour/lane

20. Drop in Programs 

Participate in the many fun programs and activities held by the City of Saskatoon Recreation. Go for indoor swimming, skating, or shinny hockey. Details

Saskatoon Public library offers plenty of free activities to choose from for all ages including toddler story times. Plan ahead to attend some of the free activities: Details .

21. Wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools

Beat the heat and enjoy the summer by visiting one of our many wading pools, spray parks, swimming pools, and outdoor pools around the city .

Cost: Adults (19+) $7.85; Youth (6-18) $4.70; Preschool (under 6) Free; Family $15.70

22. Manitou Spring Resort and Mineral Spa

Manitou Springs Mineral Spa is a European-style spa and hotel overlooking Lake Manitou. Lake Manitou or The Dead Sea of Canada as it is referred, due to its therapeutic properties, has extremely high mineral and salt content. Like in the Dead Sea of Israel, here you can float effortlessly. Various therapeutic services including sweedish massage, reflexology are offered at the resort. Details

Location : 302 Maclachlan Avenue, Manitou Beach. Phone: 306-946-2233

Hours : Mineral Spa: Daily @9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Admission : Adult (18+) : $11.95; Youth (13-17) : $8.60; Child (6-12) : $6.50; Family : $29.95.

Day passes, weekly passes, monthly passes, and yearly passes are also available

23. Workshops and Other Fun Activities

  1. Let your child build a new sleep buddy at Build a Bear Workshop .
  2. Have a fun time at Wet Paint Pottery.
  3. Simon’s Fine Food offers culinary courses both for the novice and the curious.
  4. Join 4cats for artistic fun.
  5. Register for pottery classes at Saskatoon Potters Guild  or JT Pottery.
  6. Gail Adams Studio of Art offers art classes.

V. Events & Festivals in Saskatoon

1. Live Music

Revel in an evening of classical concerts or rock out with touring artists at

  1. TCU Place
  2. SaskTel Centre
  3. Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
  4. Saskatoon Youth Orchestra
  5. Saskatoon Suzuki Strings
  6. The Bassment
  7. Saskatoon Philharmonic Orchestra
  8. U of S Amati Quartet
  9. O’Brians Event Centre
  10. Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra
  11. Saskatoon Concert Band
  12. Prairie Virtuosi

 

2. Choirs

Listen to the concerts heralding joy and inspiration!

  1. Lastiwka Ukranian Orthodox Choir
  2. Saskatoon Children’s Choir
  3. Saskatoon Chamber Singers
  4. Eclipse Choir
  5. Saskatoon Men’s Chorus
  6. Kids of Note
  7. Cecilian Singers

3. Barn Playhouse

Enjoy prairie hospitality, relax to folk music, take a wagon ride, have a meal and enjoy theatre. Details

Location: 25  km north of Saskatoon on Highway 12.

Phone: (306) 239-4600

Hours: Only in summer

Admission : Individual shows:  Adult $24 -$57.50; Children $19.95 – $47.50

4. Ballet and Theatre

Revel in the lavish costumes and wondrous musical productions by/at

  1. The Barn Playhouse
  2. Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan
  3. Live Five
  4. Persephone Theatre
  5. Broadway Theatre
  6. Nuit Blanche Saskatoon
  7. Theatre in the Park
  8. SaskTel Centre
  9. Embrace Theatre
  10. Thigh High Theatre
  11. La Troupe Du Jour, Inc
  12. Wide Open Children’s Theatre
  13. Saskatoon Summer Players
  14. Saskatoon Opera
  15. Twenty Fifth Street Theatre Inc
  16. Yevshan Ukranian Folk Ballet Ensemble

 

5. Weekend Events

There is always something fun going on for the whole family, any given week. See weekend activities article for more details.

 

6. Festivals

Enjoy music, listen to stories of profound journeys, and more at Saskatoon Festivals.

We have tried to include all activities in Saskatoon. Please email us, if we have missed any family attraction in the region.

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