City of Saskatoon Programs

2024 Summer Playground Programs for Children and Youth

Playground Programs for children 2 to 12 yr.
The City offers a number of Free activities for children and youth this summer.  Drop in for waterplay, sports, crafts, games, music and more.

Children Under 6 Years:  To help 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.” The best life preserver for your child is YOU!

Infants and toddlers participating in water play must wear an appropriate swim diaper.  Only diapers specifically designed for use in water are allowed in the paddling pools.
Examples: “Huggies Little Swimmers”, “Pampers Splashers” or reusable cloth swim diapers.

Weekday Playground Programs
Thornton Park – Isabella St. at McPherson Ave. – Spray Pad
June 1 – Sep. 4 (except during lunch and recess on school days)
Open daily        10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Watch for more Summer Playground Programs as the season approaches.

Recreational Programs & Activities
The City offers a wide range of programs each season, including swimming lessons, preschool and youth recreation programs, adult fitness and specialized wellness programs.

Visit the Parks and Recreation web pages for information about programs at the leisure centres, Forestry Farm Park and Zoo, golf courses, Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park and the Youth Centres, including Metawetan. Check for opportunities that interest you.

At its leisure facilities, the City offers a variety of registered programs for all ages, skill levels and interests.

Leisure Online allows you, at your convenience, to view and register for programs found in the Leisure Guide for preschoolers, children, youth, and adults.

In Your Community, copies of the Leisure Guide are available at J.S. Wood Library, Circle K (Ruth St. and Lorne Ave.) and Lathey Pool (in season).

For more information, call 306 975-3378 or email