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Parks, Recreation and Sports

A beautifully-treed city, Yorkton boasts more than 30 parks and recreation areas offering many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors year round. Included are the neighbourhood parks with playgrounds, barbeque pits, tennis courts, benches, winter skating and pathways for leisurely strolls.

Other more active areas have fastball and baseball diamonds, football, lacrosse, soccer, playground equipment and two spray pool parks. All easily accessible, the city parks are complimented by many school grounds with additional playground equipment.

When winter sets in, residents enjoy activities such as skating, curling, hockey and cross country skiing.

The Gallagher Centre (above right) is one of the finest community recreation centers in Saskatchewan with amenities that include a curling rink, hockey arena and convention center. The Water Park is a great place to cool off on a hot summer day with a 25-metre instructional pool, whirlpool, lazy river, water slide and much more.

Since opening in 1999, the Gloria Hayden Community Centre has become a favourite recreation spot for Yorkton residents. The centre has hardwood floor gymnasium accommodates a basketball and volleyball court, three badminton courts and a tennis court.

    
High school basketball and an annual marathon which raises funds for health care are among the many sporting events in Yorkton.

 

Can't find what you are looking for? Information about many other recreation groups, organizations and teams can be found in the Yorkton Leisure Guide and the Yorkton Visitor Guide