Never a Dull Moment! 101 Things to Do This Summer in Saskatoon


Things to Do in This Summer in SaskatoonPresented by Saskatoon Public Schools

School’s (almost) out for summer. Parents and kids are doing their happy dances in homes around Saskatoon, but before your summer plans start heating up, don’t forget to register for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Saskatoon Public Schools are ready to rock your family’s world with amazing educational experiences and transformational life opportunities… and they’d love a little heads up so they can start including in their plans! As a way of thanking you for your advance planning, they’ve partnered with Family Fun Saskatoon to wish you a wonderful summer full of all these FUN things:

101 Things to Do in This Summer in Saskatoon

1. Discover new ways to play at Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park.
2. Meet the dingoes at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo.
3. Attend an amazing summer camp.
4. Ring in Canada Day with some fireworks at Diefenbaker Park!
5. Pack a picnic and spend an entire day cooling off at a City of Saskatoon spray pad or paddling pool.
6. Climb a wall, hit a ball, and sink a putt at Fuddruckers Fun Centre.
7. Make the best of a rainy day at Flynn’s forest.
8. Make an art project as a family at SCYAP.
9. Treat yourself to a slurpee on 7-Eleven Day!
10. Get friendly with some farm animals at Champetre County.
11. Camp in the unique comfort of a tipi or explore the rich history of the Plains people at Wanuskewin Heritage Park.
12. Experience Pion-era at the Western Development Museum.
13. Spend a day at the Zoo Park!
14. Visit the oldest building in Saskatoon, the Marr Residence.
15. Get up close and personal with the bard at Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan.
16. Spend a day go-carting Velocity Raceway.
17. Spare your change with the Kids Bowl Free program.
18. Bounce till you drop at Crickle Creek Bouncy Castles.
19. Hike where the deer and the buffalo roamed on Wanuskewin’s trails
20. Put in the huff in your puff at Megabounce! Hint: it involves inflatable obstacle course
21. Let a food truck feed the family.
22. Road trip to the Crooked Bush near Hafford.
23. Find your way out of an Escape Room!
24. Make a splash at City of Saskatoon Outdoor Pool.
25. Watch a fantastic show at the Persephone.
26. Spend a night in a tent at Pike Lake Provincial Park.
27. Grind, alley-oop, and airwalk at a City of Saskatoon skateboard park location.
28. Brush with a classic car at the largest Show and Shine in Western Canada.
29. Get sticky at your favourite ice cream joint!
30. Take a selfie with a full-size T-Rex at the University of Saskatchewan Museum of Natural Sciences.
31. Spend a day in Warman at CJ’s, exploring the skateboard park, or hitting up a coolio park!
32. Take a riverside hike at Cranberry Flats.
33. Swap a gently used book for a hot summer read at one of Saskatoon’s cool FREE roadside libraries.

Things to do this summer in Saskatoon

34. Find a fossil, do a craft or indulge in some fantastic children’s theatre at  Nutrien Children’s Festival.
35. Feed a chickadee from the palm of your hand at Beaver Creek.
36. Roast a hotdog at Gabriel Dumont Park.
37. Play a game of frisbee/disc golf at Diefenbaker Park.
38. Get cozy at a Saskatoon Public Library storytime.
39. Hit the jackpot with Ruckers arcade games!
40. Try geocaching or Pokemon Go! (Warning, you may become addicted!)
41. Read for glory with the Saskatoon Public Library’s Knowlympics!
42. Get up close and personal with some ancient reptiles at Jurassic Quest.
43. Spend a rainy day sinking putts a mini golf course.
44. Try a new sport–cricket, lacrosse, disc golf, rugby, tennis or squash!
45. Get arty at an art gallery in Saskatoon.
46. See how many stamps you can collect on your passport at Folkfest.
47. Set up a sprinkler in the backyard!
48. Support a new restaurant in your neighborhood.
49. Learn more about Saskatchewan history on a daytrip.
50. Discover the newly opened Nutrien Wonderhub.
51. Fore! Take the family for a round of golf  in the sunshine!
52. Float with ease at ‘Dead Sea of Saskatchewan’ at Manitou!
53. Set your sights on the heavens at the University of Saskatchewan Observatory.
54. Delight in the flavours of Saskatoon at ‘Taste of Saskatchewan‘.
55. Stay up late and find a dark place to enjoy the perseid meteor shower on August 12th and 13th.
56. Celebrate at the largest Metis Festival in North America at Back to Batoche Days.
57. Delve into the history of the Hudson’s Bay Company on a daytrip to Fort Carlton.
58. Spook the kids with a trip to Fort Battleford and walk with ghosts!
59. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a Theatre in the Park with SUM Theatre.
60. Immerse yourself in military history in the basement of Nutana legion.
61. Get groovy at the Jazz Festival.
62. Take a ride on a waterslide at Lathey, Riversdale, or Mayfair Pools!
63. Cheer on your favourite team at the Dragon Boat Festival!
64. Take a walk in the ‘Art Graveyard’ at the University of Saskatchewan.
65. Pay your respects to a great Canadian prime minister at the Diefenbaker Canada Centre.
66. Behold an ancient artifact at the Museum of Antiquities.

67. Ride the South Saskatchewan aboard the Prairie Lily Riverboat.
68. Visit the paddling pool and play structure at the ‘old Kinsmen Park’! It is still there!
69. Green is the colour! Cheer on the boys in Green at a Roughrider Game in Regina!
70. Treat yourself to something from the tasty from the Red Bus across from the Bessborough Hotel.
71. Stroll or roll the Meewasin Trail.
72. Spend a day on the beach on a day trip to Diefenbaker Lake.
73. Use a summer’s day to bike or walk your non-perishable items at the Saskatoon Food Bank or the Friendship Inn.
74. Learn about the fascinating history of Ukrainian culture in Canada at the Ukrainian Museum of Canada.
75. Play on Saskatoon’s FREE and always fun play structures. They’re EVERYWHERE!
76. Spend the day at Riverlanding with picnic-ing, getting wet, and taking a stroll.
77. Take the kids for some retro gaming fun at Bartari!
78. Rent a paddleboard at Blackstrap Provincial Park.
79. Road trip to a Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw, Regina, or North Battleford!
80. Try the rides at West Coast Amusements in Warman.
81. Host a multi-family potluck right in your own backyard.
82. Tip a street performer at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival.
83. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Weir.
84. Celebrate 50 years of Patterson Garden with a stroll around the fantastic foliage!
85. Make the most of a rainy day at one of the many indoor play areas in Saskatoon!
86. Visit the world-class rRemai Modern!
87. Celebrate a unique Saskatchewan culture at Metis Cultural Days.
88. Set foot on unbroken prairie at Meewasin Northeast Swale
89. Catch a fish at a pristine Saskatchewan Lake.
90. Rent a canoe and explore Chief Whitecap Waterway!
91. Join in the excitement of the Chuckwagon Races at Prairieland Park.
92. Show your true colours at the Saskatoon Pride Festival.
93. Explore Grasslands Park near Silverspring.
94. Bring your pet to Kiwanis Memorial park for a portrait for Pets in the Park!
95. Like meat? Have your fill at Saskatoon RibFest!
96. Rock the River with Saskatoon’s most exciting classic rock festival!
97. See a $3 movie with Cineplex Family Favourites.
98. Get dizzy and eat an elephant ear at the Saskatoon Ex.
99. Enjoy the sunshine at home with a BBQ, a slip and slide, a family movie or a kiddie pool!
100. End your summer with a BANG with Potash Fireworks Festival!
101. Don’t forget the sun screen!

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opportunities to enhance their academic, personal and social/cultural growth.

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and our instructional practices to be respectful of our diverse community. We collaborate with
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