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Wintercity YXE

Check Out What Our WintercityYXE Already Has to Offer!

There is already so much to do in Saskatoon in the winter! From outdoor winter activities like skating and cross country skiing, to snow biking and tobogganing.

Our ​WintercityYXE interactive map shows the locations of outdoor skating rinks, dog parks and other facilities, PLUS amenities to support these activities like public washrooms and places to warm up! Do you have a winter activity or facility you would like to add to our interactive map?  Submit your facility and/or activity in the on-line form below.

The City of Saskatoon Fall 2018 Leisure Guide has a listing of hundreds of indoor and outdoor winter activities! The Fall 2018 Guide which was delivered by mail Aug 8, is also available online

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Cross Country Ski Trails

Trail updates are available here, or for more information call 306-975-3300 (Mon-Fri).  

Nordic Ski Club also offers lessons for children, youth and adults in Kinsmen Park.  

Meewasin Trail

The Meewasin Trail  is home to beautiful pathways that wind along the South Saskatchewan riverbank and displays stunning views of both downtown and the forested riverbank.

River Landing

In addition to the Meewasin Trail running through River Landing, an Outdoor Adult Fitness Circuit and Pavilion Building public washrooms are open all year round. A Ceremonial Fire Vessel is available for rent as a warming and gathering place.

FatBiking or SnowBiking

FatBiking, or snowbiking on 3.7-5 inch wide tires, is becoming a popular winter activity in Saskatoon and many recreational fat bike riders become winter commuters!  The Fatlanders FatTire Brigade hosts a number of events and activities to try out the sport.

Kicksledding

Two skinny runners attached to a handle bar at about waist height. The runners have a rubberized spot to rest your foot and keep your balance and some have seats for transporting small children. You can even harness a dog to the sled and attach a brake. Kick sleds can be rented from Escape Sports.

Winter Running

Get out and run and discover how great winter running can be!

Brainsport offers a Run Academy Winter Session where courses are interactive and fun filled. Great coaches provide training in healthy running techniques and injury prevention.

Saskatoon RoadRunners Running Club offers ski and/or snowshoe cross training Sundays at Holiday Park Golf Course.

Tobogganing

Diefenbaker Park and Pest Hill in the George D. Archibald Memorial Park North are great places for the whole family to toboggan. Parks, including Harold Tatler North and South in South Nutana Park, also have small tobogganing hills. 

There are also two toboganning hills in Willowgrove.

Outdoor Public Art

Winter is a great time explore Saskatoon's public art, both permanent and temporary.

These artworks particularly shine in winter:

  • Land of Berries - Neon Light Installation by Tony Stallard, Joi Arcand, Joseph Naytowhow and Kenneth T Williams. Located on the North Side of Persephone Theatre
  • Moose Jaw Trail by Jill Anholt & Susan Mavor – Located in Mark Thompson Park in Stonebridge

 Browse our public art collection.

 Browse our public art collection using our Placemaker Program

 

 

Online Form: Submit your WintercityYXE Activity 

Do you have a winter activity you would like to add to our inventory? 

(All submissions will be reviewed to ensure they fit within our Winter City Strategy themes prior to posting).

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