Saskatoon Sports Facililty Guide
A guide to the city’s sport facilities, hotel accommodations and Saskatoon Sports Tourism’s services.
1 2 3 WINTER SPORTS 5 7 PROFILED VENUES Shaw Centre The Shaw Centre is a state-of-the-art aquatic and fitness facility offering a new calibre of recreation, health and fitness opportunities to the residents of Saskatoon. The competitive pool in the Shaw Centre is one of the largest volume indoor pools in the world (holding 4.3 million liters of water), with a Myrtha stainless steel basin, which is used exclusively for high calibre swimming events. The pool was designed to meet Federation Internationale du Natation (FINA) regulations for hosting aquatic events. The competitive pool also features two one-meter spring boards; two three-meter spring boards; and a three, five, seven and a half, and ten meter diving platforms. The scoreboard and video display, sponsored by the 1989 Jeux Canada Games Foundation, is the largest installation for an indoor aquatic facility in North America. Additional features at the Shaw Centre include a six-lane, 25m Warm-Up Pool, Family Pool with a waterslide, two hot tubs and a mushroom fountain, Hamm Fitness Centre and Walking Track including cardio and weight machines, cafeteria, meeting rooms, and a multi-purpose room. Facility Capabilities: Swimming Water polo Diving Synchronized swimming Highlight Events: Speedo Western Canadian Swimming Championship Senior Menâ€™s National Water Polo Club Championship Speedo Junior National Diving Championship 22U National Womenâ€™s Water Polo Championship Summer National Swimming Championship Contact Info: P: 306.975.7744 122 Bowlt Crescent firstname.lastname@example.org 9 WINTER SPORTS WINTER sports Without a doubt, Saskatoon loves to host winter sport events. From curling and hockey to figure skating and speed skating, the city comes alive in the winter. Located in the middle of the Canadian Prairies, Saskatoon’s long winters make it the perfect city for ice sport events. From the Western Hockey League’s Saskatoon Blades, to the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship and numerous pre-season NHL games, Saskatoon’s passion for hockey grows each year. But it’s not just hockey fans you’ll find in Saskatoon. The city has hosted the Brier, the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship, 6 times, breaking the attendance record during the 2000 championship. Whatever your winter sport, Saskatoon has the hosting experience to ensure your event’s success. we have the facilities, the people and the passion 10 WINTER SPORTS Speed Skating Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval The Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval offers an exciting change of pace for skating enthusiasts. You do not need speed skates to enjoy skating at the 400 m outdoor oval. There are different lanes for different speeds and lots of room for every level of skater. The Oval is home to the Saskatoon Lionâ€™s Speed Skating Clubâ€™s long track speed skating program and has produced Olympic athletes such as Catriona Le May Doan. Located in the Gordon Howe Park at 11th Street and Avenue R South, the facility features a modern warm-up building that lets you lace up your skates in comfort. There is also a vending machine, change rooms and public washrooms. This outdoor facility is open from late fall until early spring. The Oval was named after the first coach of the Saskatoon Lions Speed Skating Club, which is the longest running speed skating club in the country. The club has hosted national events at the Oval including the Canada Cup II & III and the Canadian Junior Long Track Speed Skating Championship. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3318 11th Street & Avenue R email@example.com saskatoon.ca Long track speed skating 11 WINTER SPORTS curling clubs CN Curling Club One of four curling clubs in the city, the CN Curling Club is located in the Montgomery Park area of Saskatoon. Originally built in 1939, the club was rebuilt in the 1960’s and has seen many improvements since then. The club operates men’s, women’s, senior, junior, open and mixed leagues on five sheets of ice with spectator seating for 220. The facility features a concession, locker rooms, free parking and a second level viewing area. The club has hosted regional playdowns, tournaments and bonspiels for the last 75 years. Contact Info: P: 306.382.3088 1602 Chappell Drive cncurlingclub.com Granite Curling Club One of four curling clubs in the city, the Granite Curling Club is located in downtown Saskatoon. The club operates men’s, women’s, senior, junior, open and mixed leagues on nine sheets of ice with spectator seating for 300. Open from October to April, the club hosts regional playdowns, tournaments and bonspiels in addition to the weekly league schedule. As Saskatoon’s largest curling club, the facility features a concession and lounge, locker rooms, pro-shop and additional meeting space. The club also hosts learn to curl sessions aimed at increasing the popularity of curling in Saskatoon. Contact Info: P: 306.653.2811 480 1st Avenue North firstname.lastname@example.org saskatoongranitecurlingclub.ca 12 WINTER SPORTS Nutana Curling Club One of four curling clubs in the city, the Nutana Curling Club is located in the Nutana area of Saskatoon. Operating from September to April, the club operates men’s, women’s, senior, junior, open and mixed leagues on eight sheets of ice. When the curling season is over, the Nutana Curling Club becomes the perfect venue for weddings, banquets, dances and festivals. Facility features include a concession and lounge, locker rooms, free parking, spectator seating for 250, and additional meeting space. The Nutana Curling Club is home to two world events each year. The Point Optical Curling Classic each September is a Men’s World Curling Tour event featuring 32 men’s teams. The Colonial Square Curling Classic each November is a World Curling Tour Grand Slam Event featuring 32 women’s teams from across the country and around the world. Contact Info: P: 306.374.2422 2002 Arlington Avenue email@example.com nutanacurlingclub.ca Sutherland Curling Club One of four curling clubs in the city, the Sutherland Curling Club is located in the Sutherland area of Saskatoon. Operating from September to April, the club operates men’s, women’s, senior, junior, open and mixed leagues on six sheets of ice. The club hosts regional playdowns, tournaments and bonspiels in addition to the weekly leagues. Recent upgrades to the facility include renovations, restroom additions, installation of television monitors and on-ice cameras. Additional features include a concession and lounge, locker rooms, free parking and spectator seating for 220. Contact Info: P: 306.374.8400 141 Jessop Avenue firstname.lastname@example.org sutherlandcurlingclub.com 13 WINTER SPORTS ARENAS ACT Arena Home to Skate Saskatoon, the city’s largest figure skating club, the ACT Arena hosts many of the city’s figure skating programs. With two ice surfaces available, the arena is capable of hosting a variety of winter activities and sports. The ACT Arena has hosted provincial figure skating championships and has served as the practice facility for a number of national Skate Canada figure skating events. Municipally owned and operated, ACT Arena features two unique ice surfaces. With no rink boards, Rink 1 is ideal for figure skating and short track speed skating events. Rink 2 includes rink boards and seating for up to 400 spectators. The facility includes digital scoreboards and sound systems, concession, meeting space and free parking. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3316 107 – 105th Street East email@example.com saskatoon.ca Facility Capabilities: Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball Short track speed skating Synchronized skating Archibald Arena Archibald Arena is one of many indoor arenas in the city. Located in GD Archibald Memorial Park along Spadina Crescent, the arena is across from the South Saskatchewan River and the beautiful Meewasin Valley trail system. Municipally owned and operated, the facility is open from late fall to early spring. Archibald Arena features many of the amenities you would find in most arenas including one ice surface (185 X 85 feet), a digital scoreboard and sound system, concession, free parking and seating capacity for up to 500 spectators. Mainly used by minor hockey teams, the facility also offers additional programming such as learn-to-skate programs, public skating times and unique events throughout the winter. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3313 1410 Windsor Street firstname.lastname@example.org saskatoon.ca 14 Facility Capabilities: Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball WINTER SPORTS Canlan Ice Sports - Agriplace Canlan Ice Sports – Agriplace features two ice surfaces for a multitude of winter sport programming. Mainly used by minor hockey and adult hockey leagues, the facility hosts numerous tournaments every year and has served as the practice facility for national figure skating events, due to its proximity to Credit Union Centre. Privately owned and operated, Canlan Ice Sports –Agriplace features two ice surfaces (200 X 85 feet) that are available for rental to groups for private and corporate events. Open from September to April, Canlan Ice Sports – Agriplace includes seating for 300 spectators, a concession, locker rooms, digital scoreboards and free parking. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.955.3606 205 Apex Street icesports.com Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball Canlan Ice Sports - Jemini Canlan Ice Sports – Jemini is Saskatoon’s premier multi-surface ice sport facility. The facility hosts some of Saskatoon’s most popular hockey tournaments including the iconic City of Bridges Tournament. From novice to adult leagues, Canlan Ice Sports – Jemini is ready to host! The facility is home to four ice surfaces (200 X 85 feet), making it the city’s busiest arena! The Thirsty Penguin at Canlan Ice Sports – Jemini is the perfect place to unwind after the game, or while the kids are on the ice. The Thirsty Penguin offers perfect viewing on all four sheets of ice, so you can enjoy your favourite beverage from the bar or fare from the restaurant. The facility also includes seating for up to 300 spectators, digital scoreboards and sound systems on each sheet of ice, locker rooms, and plenty of free parking. Privately owned and operated, Canlan Ice Sports – Jemini also includes an inhouse ProShop, which offers skate sharpening in addition to carrying a full line of hockey sticks, blades, shafts, tape, lace and apparel. Equipment cleaning is also available. Contact Info: P: 306.955.3606 2301 Grasswood Road icesports.com/jemini Facility Capabilities: Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball WINTER SPORTS Cosmo Arena Located at 3310 Laurier Drive in Confederation Park, the Cosmo Arena is one of Saskatoon’s popular municipal rinks. The facility has hosted national, regional and provincial short track speed skating events and is open September to March to accommodate both recreational and competitive athletes. The facility offers learn-to-skate programming, public skating and plays host to minor hockey games throughout the year. Municipally owned and operated, the facility features one ice surface (185 X 85 feet), digital scoreboard and sound system, locker rooms, concession, meeting space, free parking and seating for up to 275 spectators. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3370 3310 Laurier Drive email@example.com saskatoon.ca Facility Capabilities: Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball Short track speed skating Harold Latrace Arena Harold Latrace Arena is one of the city’s most popular arenas. The facility has hosted many national events, including the Keystone Cup – Junior B Hockey Championship in 2012 and the Canadian Ringette Championship in 2010. Harold Latrace is home to a number of Saskatoon’s minor hockey teams, including the Saskatoon Royals (Junior B), Saskatoon Comets (female hockey), Saskatoon Aces (novice to midget), Saskatoon Blazers (Midget AAA) and Saskatoon Ringette. Privately owned and operated, the facility features two ice surfaces (185 X 85 feet), digital scoreboards and sound systems, concession, public and private locker rooms, free parking and seating for up to 1,200 (Rink 1) and 300 (Rink 2) spectators. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.978.8777 1347 Fletcher Road firstname.lastname@example.org haroldlatracearena.com Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball 16 WINTER SPORTS Kinsmen Arena Located in Gordon Howe Park, Saskatoon’s premier sports park, the Kinsmen Arena services the city’s West side residents. The facility offers a wide variety of programming including learn-to-skate, public skating and hockey leagues and is available from late fall through spring. Municipally owned and operated, the arena is primarily used by minor hockey teams. The facility features one ice surface (185 X 85 feet), a digital scoreboard and sound system, four locker rooms, a concession, free parking and seating capacity for up to 300 spectators. Kinsmen Arena is the perfect place to watch children develop their skills, be it with a hockey puck or a ringette ring! Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3310 1405 Avenue P South email@example.com saskatoon.ca Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball Lions Arena Home to the Saskatoon Lions Speed Skating Club’s short track program, the Lions Arena is home to the city’s best short track speed skaters. With a 111 m oval short track, complete with safety padding, the arena features exciting speed skating from the fall to the spring. In addition to speed skating, the facility is set up for a multitude of other winter programs, including learn-to-skate and public skating. Municipally owned and operated, the Lions Arena features one ice surface (185 X 85 feet), a concession, locker rooms, digital scoreboard and sound system, seating capacity for up to 500 spectators and plenty of free parking. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3306 2205 McEown Avenue firstname.lastname@example.org saskatoon.ca Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball Short track speed skating 17 WINTER SPORTS Rutherford Arena Located on the University of Saskatchewan campus, Rutherford Arena is open from mid-July to the end of March. Home to Huskie Athletics men’s and women’s hockey teams, the facility also sees extensive usage from the University’s Campus Recreation programs and public skating. Named after the University’s first Dean of Agriculture, Rutherford Rink was the first recreational facility on campus and officially opened to the public in 1929, with renovations in the 1980s. Owned and operated by the University of Saskatchewan, the facility features many of the amenities rinks have to offer including one ice surface (180 X 65 feet), digital scoreboard, concession and locker rooms, and spectator seating for up to 900. Contact Info: P: 306.966.1051 69 Campus Drive University of Saskatchewan kinesiology.usask.ca Facility Capabilities: Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball Schroh Arena Privately owned and operated, Schroh Arena is home to the Saskatoon Contacts, members of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League (SMAAAHL). Schroh Arena is the perfect place to watch upcoming hockey stars compete at the midget level. Available year round, the facility features one ice surface (190 X 85 feet), a digital scoreboard and sound system, public and private locker rooms, concession, meeting space, free parking and seating capacity for up to 800 spectators. Contact Info: P: 306.933.4080 Lorne Avenue South 18 Facility Capabilities: Hockey Figure skating Ringette Broomball INDOOR SPORTS INDOOR sports Saskatoon has a variety of indoor, multi-purpose facilities capable of hosting numerous events. With registrations on the rise each year, soccer is Saskatoon’s fastest growing sport. With premier indoor facilities such as the Henk Ruys/Kinsmen Soccer Centre, Saskatoon’s soccer venues are always filled with eager and enthusiastic athletes. The Saskatoon Field House, the city’s indoor athletics venue, is the proud host of the annual Knights of Columbus Saskatchewan Indoor Games, Canada’s only international invitational indoor track and field meet. From athletics to swimming, soccer to volleyball, the city’s indoor sports facilities are ready to host! ready to host the world 19 INDOOR SPORTS Saskatoon Kinsmen/Henk Ruys Soccer Centre The Saskatoon Kinsmen/Henk Ruys Soccer Centre is 97,000 square feet with four sport court arenas. Recent upgrades to sprung flooring enhance performance and greatly reduce injuries, ensuring safety for all competitors. Upper level spectator viewing areas include bleacher seating and access to the full service, all ages North Ridge Lounge. The facility also offers indoor community programs such as indoor playgroup and walking group. The Saskatoon Kinsmen/Henk Ruys Soccer Centre offers 4 indoor soccer fields. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3423 219 Primrose Drive email@example.com Facility Capabilities: Indoor soccer Volleyball Ball hockey Badminton Lacrosse Martial arts Gymnastics Cheerleading Table tennis Wheelchair sports Roller derby Tradeshows Saskatoon Field House Versatility is the key feature of the Saskatoon Field House. In addition to being a fitness and high-performance athletic training centre, itâ€™s a great place to hold meetings, workshops, clinics, trade shows and sport events. The 48,000 square foot main field area can accommodate up to 4,500 people. The retractable bleachers adjacent to the main field seat 3,500 people. The 17,000 square feet on the second level includes a weight room, fitness/dance studio, multipurpose room and two meeting rooms. The fitness/dance studio has a collapsible wall allowing it to open on to the hallway, providing a perfect space for convention trade shows and displays. Additional features include a cafeteria, dry sauna and a steam room. The main field area features a 6-lane, 200 m track and is also equipped for tennis, badminton, soccer and basketball. All courts have fully extending curtain dividers. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3354 2020 College Drive firstname.lastname@example.org saskatoon.ca 20 Facility Capabilities: Indoor track and field Badminton Tennis Basketball Fencing Wrestling INDOOR SPORTS Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre Home to many of Saskatoon’s water sport groups, Harry Bailey is an ideal practice environment for speed swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo. Scuba divers, canoers, kayakers, triathletes and emergency service personnel also find the Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre to be a great place to train and learn new skills. The Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre was the proud host venue for aquatic sports when Saskatoon hosted the Jeux Canada Games in 1989. The facility features a competitive 50 m pool with diving platforms (5, 7 & 10 m) and diving boards (1 & 3 m), as well as a 25 m warm up pool. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3321 1110 Idylwyld Drive North saskatoon.ca Swimming Synchronized swimming Diving Water polo Prairieland Park Since its earliest days as a centre for agricultural excellence, Prairieland Park has evolved into a provincial leader in the development of trade shows, conferences, special events, concerts, sport events and more! With more than $16 million in infrastructure enhancement in recent years, Prairieland Park has become one of Canada’s state of the art multi-purpose venues.. the 136 acre park features easy access, ample on-site parking and over 200,000 square feet of world class meeting, trade show, sport and conference space. The facility is Saskatchewan’s largest all-under-one-roof trade exposition space. Prairieland Park attracts more than 1.6 million people a year to various events, creating an estimated economic impact of more than $100 million annually. The facility features indoor event space, an outdoor grandstand, Sports On Tap sports bar and beach volleyball courts and Marquis Downs, Saskatchewan’s premier horse racing venue. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.931.7149 503 Ruth Street West email@example.com saskatoonex.com Roller derby Gymnastics Baton twirling Chuckwagon Volleyball Wrestling Horse racing Beach volleyball Martial arts INDOOR SPORTS Education Building The Education Gym at the University of Saskatchewan features one full basketball or volleyball court (or two volleyball or basketball courts set up cross court) or eight badminton courts with seating for up to 800 spectators. Before the Physical Activity Complex was completed in 2003, the Education Gym played host to a number of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships in basketball, volleyball and wrestling. Once home to the University of Saskatchewan volleyball and basketball teams, the Education Gym is now the home of Campus Recreation events. The College of Education also features the Education Pool, a Junior Olympic sized swimming pool. The facility features a digital scoreboard and sound system, concession, locker rooms, fitness centre, meeting space and plenty of metered parking. The facility also includes six outdoor regulation size tennis courts behind the Education Building which are available to the public. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.966.1051 28 Campus Drive firstname.lastname@example.org kinesiology.usask.ca Basketball Volleyball Badminton Wrestling Tennis Additional Aquatic Facilities University of Saskatchewan – Education Pool Located in the Education building, this salt water pool (10 m X 20 m) is one of the training facilities for Saskatoon’s swimming community and is used mostly for swimming programs. University of Saskatchewan – Physical Activity Complex This Junior Olympic pool (12.25 m X 25 m) is a salt water aquatic facility. In addition to swimming lanes, the pool features 1 m and 3 m diving boards. Contact Info: Both pools: P: 306.966.1051 87 Campus Drive email@example.com kinesiology.usask.ca 22 Facility Capabilities: Water polo Speed swimming Synchronized swimming Diving INDOOR SPORTS High School Gymnasiums Saskatoon’s high schools all feature gymnasiums for their athletic programming. These spaces are available for rent to supplement your sport event competitive or training space. Contact the school for more information on rental fees and availability. Saskatoon Public High Schools: Aden Bowman Collegiate – (306) 683-7600 Bedford Road Collegiate – (306) 683-7650 Centennial Collegiate – (306) 975-3400 Evan Hardy Collegiate – (306) 683-7700 Marion Graham Collegiate – (306) 673-7750 Mount Royal Collegiate – (306) 683-7800 Tommy Douglas Collegiate – (306) 683-7910 Walter Murray Collegiate – (306) 683-7850 Indoor Gym Rentals – (306) 683-8218 Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools: Bethlehem – (306) 659-7900 Bishop James Mahoney – (306) 659-7500 E.D. Feehan – (306) 659-7550 Holy Cross – (306) 659-7600 St. Joseph – (306) 659-7650 Indoor Gym Rentals – (306) 659-7930 23 FOOTBALL football There’s no shortage of football fans in Saskatoon. Whether it’s a Friday night under the lights with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at Griffiths Stadium or a Sunday afternoon with the Saskatoon Hilltops at The Bowl, there’s always some football to be watched! High school programs, minor football clinics, and multiple championships each year will keep the avid football enthusiast occupied for the summer. 24 a rich city with diverse and eclectic gatherings FOOTBALL Griffiths Stadium Home to the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football and soccer teams, Griffiths Stadium is Saskatoon’s most popular football facility. With spectator seating of over 6,100, Griffiths Stadium features a regulation sized turf football field, with a surrounding eight lane track to accommodate Saskatoon’s track and field community. Griffiths Stadium was proud to host the 2006 PotashCorp Vanier Cup, the Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s men’s football championship. 2006 marked the first time the championship was held outside of Ontario since its inception in 1965. Contact Info: P: 306.966.1051 87 Campus Drive firstname.lastname@example.org kinesiology.usask.ca Facility Capabilities: Football Soccer Outdoor track and field The Bowl Located in Saskatoon’s historic Holiday Park neighbourhood, the Bowl at Gordon Howe Park opened in September of 1960 and has since become a local landmark, attracting athletes and spectators from across the country. The Bowl is the past and present home of multiple distinguished Saskatoon football programs, including minor football, high school football and the Saskatoon Hilltops of the Canadian Junior Football League. Currently a grass field, major renovations in 2014 will see the installation of artificial turf and upgrades to the entire facility. The Bowl features concessions, locker rooms and spectator seating for up to 4,000. Events hosted at The Bowl include Canadian Junior Football Conference championships, provincial football championships and city football championships. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3200 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street saskatoon.ca Football Soccer 25 Ball Diamonds Saskatoon summers are dominated by ball games. From softball to baseball, midget to senior, there’s a ball league for every skill level. The Saskatoon Yellow Jackets, the city’s Western Major Baseball League team play weekly starting in June at Cairns Field. Gordon Howe Park and Bob Van Impe Park hosted the 2009 ISF World Men’s Softball Championship, one of the most successful summer events hosted in Saskatoon. There’s no better place to spend the summer than at the ball park. making memories to last a lifetime 26 BALL DIAMONDS Bob Van Impe Stadium Bob Van Impe Stadium is Saskatoon’s premier softball facility. Operated by the Saskatoon Amateur Softball Association, the stadium is rated for Canadian and International events and features seating for 3,750 spectators, a media and interview area, VIP hospitality areas, on-site food and beverage services as well as a facility management crew to ensure the diamonds are in immaculate condition. The facility is adjacent to Gordie Howe Field and Glen Reeve Fields, increasing the size of the softball complex to 8 diamonds, perfect for additional games and practices during events. In 2009, the facility was host of the International Softball Federation (ISF) World Men’s Softball Championship, which was widely considered to be one of the best run championships in the event’s history. Due in part to the success of that event, Saskatoon was chosen to host the ISF World Men’s Softball Championship again in 2015. Contact Info: P: 306.229.8986 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street saskatoonamateursoftball.com Facility Capabilities: Softball Glen Reeve Fields Operated by the Saskatoon Amateur Softball Association, the Glen Reeve Fields are the city’s supplementary softball facilities. Located in Gordon Howe Park, the Glen Reeve Fields have hosted events from the smallest softball tournament to world championships. Featuring six softball diamonds, the fields are rated for Canadian and International events. With a seating capacity of 90 per field, the Glen Reeve Fields feature player dugouts, home run fences, washrooms and plenty of free parking. The fields host the Saskatoon Amateur Softball Association’s six softball leagues, in addition to hosting city tournaments and provincial championships. The fields were used as a practice facility for the 2009 International Softball Federation’s World Men’s Softball Championship and will do so again in 2015 when Saskatoon again hosts this prestigious event. Contact Info: P: 306.229.8986 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street email@example.com saskatoonamateursoftball.com Facility Capabilities: Softball 27 BALL DIAMONDS Gordie Howe Field Operated by the Saskatoon Amateur Softball Association, Gordie Howe Field is Saskatoon’s second largest softball facility. Located in Gordon Howe Park, the city’s multi-sport destination, the field is rated for Canadian and International events. With a seating capacity of 1,780, the field features standard amenities including field lights for night games, dressing rooms, washrooms, free parking and an onsite concession. Along with Bob Van Impe Stadium, Gordie Howe Field hosted the 2009 International Softball Federation’s World Men’s Softball Championship and will host the event again in 2015. Contact Info: P: 306.229.8986 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street firstname.lastname@example.org saskatoonamateursoftball.com 28 Facility Capabilities: Softball BALL DIAMONDS Cairns Field Cairns Field is Saskatoonâ€™s premier baseball facility. Located in Gordon Howe Park, the field is home to the Saskatoon Yellow Jackets of the Western Major Baseball League. With a seating capacity of 4,000, the facility features artificial lighting for night games, electronic scoreboard, irrigated and groomed grass infield, eight foot outfield fence, clubhouse with dressing rooms, concession, media press box, umpires room, warm up mounds and a permanent batting cage. The field is designed to host competitive baseball from the midget level to the senior level. Cairns Field has hosted numerous provincial, regional and national baseball events and will be home to Baseball Canada Cup in 2014 & 2015, which will feature the best young baseball stars from across the country. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3366 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street saskatoon.ca Baseball Leakos Field Located in Gordon Howe Park, Leakos Field is one of the cityâ€™s popular baseball facilities. The facility is home to the cityâ€™s minor baseball programs and is busy from spring to fall! With a seating capacity of 500, the facility features an electronic scoreboard, newly installed irrigated and groomed grass infield, dressing rooms, warm up mounds and a permanent batting cage. The field is designed to host competitive baseball from the midget level to the senior level. Leakos Field has hosted numerous provincial, regional and national baseball events and will be the secondary venue for Baseball Canada Cup in 2014 & 2015, which will feature the best young baseball stars from across the country. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3366 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street email@example.com saskatoon.ca Baseball 29 BALL DIAMONDS Geoff Hughes Baseball Complex The hub of Pee Wee baseball in Saskatoon is the Geoff Hughes Baseball Complex. Owned by the city and maintained by the minor baseball program, the facility features three baseball diamonds with shale infields, home run fences and a clubhouse with washroom facilities, meeting room and concession. Each diamond features seating for up to 40 spectators and benches for players and coaches. All fields meet Pee Wee (ages 12 & 13) national standards and improvements to the facility are on-going. The Geoff Hughes Baseball Complex is considered one of the best Pee Wee baseball parks in Western Canada. The complex has hosted numerous events in the past, including the Western Canadian Pee Wee Championship. The facility is part of Gordon Howe Park, Saskatoon’s premier sports park. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3366 Gordon Howe Park Avenue P South & Dudley Street saskatoon.ca Facility Capabilities: Baseball Kilburn Park Kilburn Park is Saskatoon’s Mosquito level (ages 9 & 10) baseball park. Located in one of Saskatoon’s oldest neighborhoods, the park has been an important part of the community for many years. Each year, Kilburn Park hosts the league championships at the Mosquito level. Kilburn Park features many amenities for the minor baseball enthusiast. The park includes four diamonds, built to Mosquito level standards with home run fences. Also included at the park are seasonal washroom facilities and a batting cage built by the Saskatoon Baseball Council Inc. Each diamond at Kilburn Park features spectator seating for up to 40 spectators and covered benches for each team. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3366 Kilburn Avenue & 4th Street saskatoon.ca 30 Facility Capabilities: Baseball BALL DIAMONDS Nutana Kiwanis Complex Home to Bantam baseball in Saskatoon, the Nutana Kiwanis Complex is the place to watch minor baseball in the summer. Municipally owned and operated, the baseball complex features four baseball diamonds with shale infields, home run fences, concession and free parking. Each diamond has a seating capacity for up to 50 spectators. The Nutana Kiwanis Complex has hosted numerous provincial championships and bantam tournaments and all fields meet provincial bantam baseball standards. Open from late spring to early fall, the facility is home to Bantam (ages 14 &15) baseball throughout the summer. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3366 Adelaide St. & McEown Ave. saskatoon.ca Facility Capabilities: Baseball Kate Waygood Park One of Saskatoonâ€™s newest baseball parks, Kate Waygood Park is home to the cityâ€™s Midget (ages 16 to 18) league and hosts the league championship each year. A favourite past time in the summer, the best Midget players in the city spend their days at Kate Waygood Park, honing their skills and competing against the best. Municipally owned and operated, the park features two ball diamonds, built to meet Midget level baseball standards. The diamonds feature shale infields, home run fences, spectator seating for up to 30 spectators and free parking. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3366 907 Avenue W South saskatoon.ca Baseball 31 Golf Saskatoon’s favorite pastime is golf. As soon as the snow melts, you’ll find Saskatoon’s golf enthusiasts out working on their swing. With six public courses and one private course in Saskatoon and the surrounding area, there’s plenty of opportunity to work on your short game. The Dakota Dunes Golf Links, ranked best new Canadian course in 2005 by Golf Digest, is home to the Dakota Dunes Open - a PGA Tour Canada event. This annual tournament features some of the best Canadian and International golf professionals. Whatever your skill level, from amateur to professional, Saskatoon has a golf course for you. beautiful bountiful breath taking 32 GOLF Dakota Dunes Golf Links Located on the historical Whitecap Dakota First Nation lands at the height of the South Saskatchewan River Valley Basin, the Dakota Dunes Golf Links is an 18 hole, full service, natural masterpiece. The course is laid spaciously throughout natural sand dune formations and the indigenous prairie grasses that surround its edges. Five tee deck yardages ranging from 5,100 to 7,300 yards remove the threat of being over-powered by today’s technology. Undulating fairways with large greens will welcome shots of every shape. Whatever your ability to play, you will find the yardage and challenge to fit your game. The Dakota Dunes Golf Links is the proud host of the PGA Tour Canada’s Dakota Dunes Open each year in July. A field of 156 professional golfers from around the world come to the Dakota Dunes to compete for the championship. This award winning course was named Best New Canadian Course by Golf Digest in 2005 and was listed fifteenth on Golf Digest’s Top 30 Canadian Courses in 2013. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.244.8400 202 Dakota Dunes Way Whitecap, SK S7K 2L2 firstname.lastname@example.org dakotadunes.ca Golf Greenbryre Golf and Country Club The Greenbryre Golf & Country Club is a 12 hole golf facility consisting of a north 6 and a south 6 course. Featuring water hazards on 8 of the 12 holes, this course will challenge both novice and professional golfers. The course is designed for those looking to fit in a quick round of golf before work and after and can be customized to be a 6, 9 or 12 hole round for golfers. The redevelopment of the 12 hole facility features 5 main ponds with one providing an aquatic practice facility for hitting range balls. The new layout is surrounded by Greenbryre Estates, a 143 home development which features breathtaking views of the course. Contact Info: P: 306.373.7600 Highway 16 & Range Road 3050 email@example.com greenbryre.com Facility Capabilities: Golf 33 GOLF Holiday Park Carved out of the South Saskatchewan River Valley, Holiday Park is a 27-hole facility that combines natural scenic beauty with great golf. The Championship 18 Hole Course is designed for an advanced level of play. The tree-lined fairways and manicured greens offer a variety of challenges that test your skills. The picturesque back nine contains some of the most enjoyable and demanding golf holes in Saskatchewan. The Executive 9 Hole Course provides intermediate level of play for golfers who want a quick round. Advance bookings can be made online or via phone 10 days in advance. Holiday Park features a driving range, practice green, fully stocked pro-shop, coffee shop and licensed lounge. Golf club, pull cart and power cart rentals are also available. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3325 Avenue U South and 11th St. West saskatoon.ca Facility Capabilities: Golf Moon Lake Golf and Country Club This beautiful 27 hole Scottish Links style championship golf course will be an experience you won’t forget. A fifteen minute drive southwest of Saskatoon on the scenic Valley Road (Highway #762) leads to a facility that offers three different combinations of 18 which will challenge all aspects of your game. Each combination has a par 72 with slope ratings of 125 to 136. Moon Lake presently holds the highest slope rating in Saskatchewan, and follows the traditional Scottish links design with water hazards, heavily mounded fairways and long native grass roughs. A complete golf experience is what you’ll find at Moon Lake. Whether it’s the Heather, the Highlands or the Moors course, you’ll find natural beauty and magnificent playing conditions on 27 of Saskatchewan’s memorable holes. An experience that will keep you coming back again and again. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.382.5500 P.O Box 27003 moonlakegolf.com Golf 34 GOLF Saskatoon Golf & Country Club The Saskatoon Golf and Country Club is an 18 hole championship golf course. Founded in 1907, it is the province’s oldest fully private golf facility. Members of the Saskatoon Golf and Country Club have access to the championship golf course, unlimited use of the practice facility, locker room privileges and food and beverage services. The club also provides tee times via the online booking system. There are many options open for members to take part in golf groups including men’s and women’s nights, senior men’s and junior, in addition to many club events and tournaments throughout the year. The clubhouse offers a fully licensed restaurant for its members, in addition to meeting and banquet space. The pro-shop features CPGA golf professionals, offering lessons and club fitting for members. Contact the Saskatoon Golf & Country Club to become a member! Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.931.0022 865 Cartwright Street West saskatoongcc.com Golf Silverwood Golf Course Saskatoon’s only Par 3 18 Hole Course is excellent for all levels of golfers, quick rounds before work or after, or for tuning up your short game. Located on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, this unique layout matches scenery and exceptional course conditions with some of the best greens in the province. Silverwood’s 18 holes provide golfers with unique options for their game. Silverwood Lake 9 has water in play for a total of seven of its nine holes. Silverwood River 9 has breathtaking views of the South Saskatchewan River from five of its holes. Both nine and eighteen hole play are available. Silverwood features a driving range, practice green, pro shop, coffee shop and CPGA staff. Instruction is available and golf club and pull cart rentals are also offered. Contact Info: P: 306.975.3314 3505 Kinnear Avenue saskatoon.ca Facility Capabilities: Golf GOLF Legends Golf Club A simple ten minute drive North of Saskatoon will find you at the Legends Golf Club and Lounge. Originating from the Warman Golf Club nine hole facility, the Legends offers all golfers a chance to experience a unique community feel with this professional 18 hole course. Surrounded by expanding housing development, the Legends will become the new benchmark for Saskatchewan golf courses to achieve in service, beauty and style. Unique to the Saskatchewan golf community, the Legends will remind players of what makes Saskatchewan golf great. With five tee decks ranging from 5200 to 7300 yards, players can decide exactly how strong their physical and mental strength is for the day. With rolling fairways, intimidating fescue, undulating greens and plenty of water hazards, the Legends will challenge you in every aspect of your game. The Legends Golf Club also features a detailed GPS system, full sized practice green, chipping area and driving range which will enable golfers to brush up on their game. As the final putt drops, The Legends welcomes you to stop in at the Legends Restaurant where reprieve or delight can be found on the spacious patio while overlooking the golf course. The Restaurant features an assortment of lunch and supper entrees. Contact Info: P: 306.931.2497 415 Clubhouse Boulevard East Warman, SK golfthelegends.com 36 Facility Capabilities: Golf GOLF Willows Golf & Country Club The Willows Golf & Country Club provides a wide variety of amenities. A nationally recognized golf course, Il Salici Ristorante & Lounge’s upscale casual dining, meeting and banquet facilities, private function rooms, seasonal lockers & steam rooms and a fully stocked pro-shop are just some of the amenities the Willows has to offer. Our 1950’s style ‘Red Barn’ provides the perfect atmosphere for any causal occasion. The natural beauty of the course is complimented by a Southwestern style clubhouse, open year round, and impressive spacious single family homes, town home villas and apartment style homes. Combined with rolling hills, mature trees and scenic water features, The Willows offers a truly unique lifestyle at your doorstep. The Willows Golf & Country Club is home to Saskatchewan’s premier 36 hole public golf course. Whatever your skill level, you will enjoy the challenge provided by the rolling dunes-style course. With four sets of tee boxes, beautiful lakes, silica bunkers and two signature holes, the Island Green and Xena Peninsula Green which are both surrounded by water, the Willows challenges both novice and accomplished golfers alike. Contact Info: P: 306.956.4653 382 Cartwright Street willowsgolf.com Facility Capabilities: Golf Wildwood Golf Course Many of Saskatchewan’s best junior golfers perfected their game at Wildwood, a challenging 18 Hole Regulation Course. Wildwood features irrigated, tree-lined natural fairways, leading to small undulating greens surrounded by a variety of hazards. This course provides an intermediate level of play which makes it popular with golfers of all ages and abilities. The installation of a modern irrigation system in 2004 has dramatically increased course conditions. Wildwood features a practice green, a fully stocked pro-shop and a coffee shop. Golf club, pull cart and power cart rentals are also available. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.975.3320 4050 8th Street East saskatoon.ca Golf 37 Other sports Mainstream sports not for you? With Saskatoon’s sport centric community, there’s no absence of fun and exciting sports to watch. Like NASCAR? Every year, Saskatoon hosts the Velocity Prairie Thunder, NASCAR Canadian Tire Race Series at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway. Tennis more to your liking? The International Tennis Federation’s Saskatoon Futures Tennis Tournament highlights up and coming professional tennis players, many of whom advance to the Rogers Cup or the even the Olympics. Like the thrill of wakeboarding and the scenery of the South Saskatchewan River? Saskatoon has Watercross Nationals to appease your appetite. explore the natural treasures and hidden gems 38 OTHER SPORTS Meewasin Valley The Meewasin Valley is an oasis of exceptional beauty in the midst of the Saskatchewan prairies. Stretching nearly 60 km, from Pike Lake in the southwest to Clarke’s Crossing in the northeast, the Meewasin Valley follows the winding curve of the South Saskatchewan River as it passes through the rural municipality of Corman Park and the City of Saskatoon. “Meewasin” is the Cree word for beautiful. Perhaps no other word so aptly describes this special piece of the South Saskatchewan River Valley. Within its boundaries lie nearly 40 square kilometers of pristine wilderness, exciting culture and inviting trails. Whether you enjoy an outdoor hike, learning about Saskatoon’s heritage or simply wish to stop and smell the wildflowers, the Meewasin Valley is for you. Named one of the Top 10 Greatest Hikes in Canada by Reader’s Digest Magazine in 2012, the Meewasin Valley Trail is home to a number of exciting sport events and festivals including the PotashCorp Fireworks Festival, Taste of Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Marathon and the Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon. Contact Info: P: 306.665.6887 402 Third Avenue South firstname.lastname@example.org meewasin.com 39 Facility Capabilities: Running Biking Hiking Water skiing Wakeboarding Paddle boarding Canoeing Kayaking Power boating OTHER SPORTS Auto Clearing Motor Speedway Auto Clearing Motor Speedway is Saskatoon’s premier auto racing venue. This 0.5 km paved oval with progressive banking is owned and operated by the Saskatoon Stock Car Racing Association. The speedway is located on Highway 12 just outside of Saskatoon towards Martensville. The facility features grandstand seating for over 3,300 and 15 corporate chalets for guests to take in all the stock car action. The facility has several racing classes including Sport Compact Mini Stock, Pro Truck, Western Elite, Street Stock, Super Late Model and Thunder Stock. The racing lasts May to September with the premier event being the NASCAR Canadian Tire Race Series event, hosted each July since 2009. Auto Clearing Motor Speedway has also hosted the Canada Remembers Air Show, one of the most popular air shows in Canada. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.651.3278 Highway 12 North autoclearingmotorspeedeway.ca Stock car racing Saskatoon International Raceway Saskatoon International Raceway is Western Canada’s oldest drag strip. Featuring jet cars, alcohol funny cars and super stocks, the raceway is Saskatoon’s only drag racing facility. Located 13 km South of Saskatoon on Highway 11, the racing season lasts from May until September. Owned and operated by the Saskatchewan Drag Racing Association, the raceway has played host to some of the sport’s biggest names while earning a reputation as one of the best organized and exciting places to race. Contact Info: P: 306.955.3724 Highway 11 South racesir.com 40 Facility Capabilities: Drag racing OTHER SPORTS Riverside Badminton & Tennis Club Situated on the South Saskatchewan River in Victoria Park, the Riverside Badminton & Tennis Club is the province’s premier racquet facility. Recently renovated, the clubhouse features a bar and lounge to relax in after games, locker rooms with showers, free parking, and a pro shop. A concession allows for indoor dining as well as outdoor dining on the viewing deck. Outdoors, the facility features nine regulation nova acrylic tennis courts, capable of hosting provincial, national and international events. Indoors, the facility features six regulation hardwood badminton courts. The Riverside Badminton and Tennis club has hosted numerous provincial and national tennis and badminton championships at all skill levels. Annually, the Riverside Badminton & Tennis Club hosts the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) Saskatoon Futures Tennis Tournament in July. This ITF Circuit event is a men’s entry level tournament for professional tennis players and enables them to earn points to qualify for Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour events like the US Open and Wimbledon. Contact Info: Facility Capabilities: P: 306.242.5584 645 Spadina Crescent West email@example.com saskatoonriverside.com Badminton Tennis Lakewood Indoor Tennis Centre Locally owned and operated, the Lakewood Indoor Tennis Centre is Saskatchewan’s largest indoor tennis facility, with six indoor courts operating year round. Visitors at the centre have access to men’s and women’s change rooms equipped with lockers and showers. The centre also features a clubhouse and pro-shop with a large selection of Wilson racquets, racquet stringing services and accessories and plenty of free parking. Staff at the Lakewood Indoor Tennis Centre are Tennis Canada certified coaches and instructors and are available for lessons. The facility has hosted provincial and regional championships and events and operates leagues and tournaments year round. Contact Info: P: 306.955.2226 1635 McKercher Drive firstname.lastname@example.org lakewoodtennis.com Facility Capabilities: Tennis accommodations With over 3,800 rooms and growing, Saskatoon has a wide range of accommodations throughout the city. Saskatoon is fortunate to have hotels that can host large groups for meetings and weeklong events, to small groups looking for a place to call home while in town for a weekend tournament. As guests explore the nearby friendly and vibrant neighbourhood of our city, they will feel right at home making lasting memories in a city that is warm and open. Whether views of the river or downtown are desired, or proximity to the event centre is what you’re after, Saskatoon’s hotels are ready to deliver. With accommodations that feature a variety of on-site comforts such as restaurants, friendly lounges, spas and waterparks, guests will be treated to Saskatoon’s renowned hospitality. treat yourself to something memorable 42 ACCOMMODATIONS downtown hotels Delta Bessborough The Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon’s historic “Castle on the River”, is located between two city centre parks on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Featuring 225 newly renovated guest rooms, this grand CAA 4 Diamond railway hotel has long stood as the city’s most enduring landmark. Featuring the Garden Court Café, Samurai Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant and Stovin’s Lounge, the Delta Bessborough has something for every palette. The fitness facility features strength and cardiovascular equipment, swimming pool, whirlpool, steam room and sauna. Located in the lobby, the Damara Day Spa offers a wide range of therapies and esthetic treatments. Contact Info: P: 306.244.5521 601 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8 deltabessborough.ca Hilton Garden Inn Located in the heart of Saskatoon’s business district, the Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon Downtown is located across the street from TCU Place, Saskatoon’s Arts and Convention Centre and Midtown Plaza, Saskatoon’s largest shopping centre. With 180 rooms, the Garden Grill & Bar and Steps Lounge, the Hilton Garden Inn is ready to cater to your every need. Contact Info: P: 306.244.2311 90 22nd Street East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3X6 saskatoon.stayhgi.com 43 ACCOMMODATIONS Park Town Hotel Situated on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, the Park Town Hotel is located across the river from the University of Saskatchewan campus. The hotel features 172 guest rooms, meeting space and the Four Season Restaurant which boasts one of the finest views in the city. The Park Town Hotel is home to Finn’s Irish Pub and the Laugh Shop Comedy Club, Saskatoon’s only comedy club. Contact Info: P: 306.244.5564 924 Spadina Crescent Saskatoon, SK S7K 3H5 parktownhotel.com Radisson Hotel The Radisson Hotel Saskatoon presents a fresh new face for travelers. Our 291 spacious guest rooms and suites are filled with sophisticated décor and plush furnishings to help you feel at home while on the road. Outside, views of the city and river valley help to inspire while inside, modern amenities anticipate your every need. Contact Info: P: 306.665.3322 405 20th Street East Saskatoon, SK S7K 6X6 radisson.com/saskatoonca 44 ACCOMMODATIONS Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon The Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon is ideally situated downtown and overlooks the stunning South Saskatchewan River and Meewasin Valley trails. Featuring 237 newly renovated guestrooms, the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon is the only hotel in the city that offers five dining options; Windows Restaurant, The Express, 6Twelve Lounge, Carver’s Steakhouse and Slider’s Deck. River Country Water Park, Saskatoon’s largest indoor hotel waterpark, will entertain guests with two giant waterslides, large main pool, two hot tubs and a 24-hour fitness centre. Contact Info: P: 306.652.6770 612 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G9 sheratonsaskatoon.com Holiday Inn Saskatoon Conveniently located across the street from TCU Place – Saskatoon’s Arts and Convention Centre – the Holiday Inn Saskatoon has 159 beautifully appointed guest rooms, including 24 upscale suites and three penthouse suites. The hotel features Canada’s first Hub at Holiday Inn food and beverage concept. In the Hub at Holiday Inn you will find a restaurant, lounge, e-gaming area with Wii consoles, café, Market 24 and an e-bar featuring four iMac computers. The Holiday Inn Saskatoon features over 165 heated indoor parking stalls, pool, hot tub and fitness centre. Contact Info: P: 306.986.5000 101 Pacific Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7K 3X6 holidayinn.com 45 ACCOMMODATIONS Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Saskatoon is located adjacent to the cityâ€™s downtown core and features 122 professionally decorated guest rooms. A free Express Smart Breakfast bar is served daily, featuring dishes such as bacon and eggs, fresh fruit and cereal and baked goods. The Holiday Inn Express includes a swimming pool and hot tub in a warm and brightly lit recreation area and offers a fitness centre and 24-hour business centre. Contact Info: P: 306.384.8844 315 Idylwyld Drive North Saskatoon, SK S7L 0Z1 hiexpress.com The James Hotel The James Hotel is the first 59 room and suite luxury boutique hotel in Saskatoon and is centrally located on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Offering contemporary, spacious and thoughtfully designed suites, a team of professionals provide a fresh perspective on the guest experience, offering travelers uncompromised quality, comfort and a truly memorable stay. All rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations and Keurig in-room coffee brewers. The James Lobby Bar is the perfect place to unwind with friends and admire the beauty of the Meewasin Valley. Contact Info: P: 306.244.6446 620 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3T5 thejameshotel.ca 46 ACCOMMODATIONS Hotel Senator The Hotel Senator is located in the heart of downtown Saskatoon close to many attractions. Midtown Plaza, Saskatchewan’s largest shopping mall is only two blocks away, as well as the Meewasin Valley river promenade. With 38 newly renovated rooms, the hotel features free Wi-Fi and free parking. The Hotel Senator is home to Winston’s English Specialty Pub with 72 taps and Rembrandt’s Steakhouse and Wine Gallery. The Hotel Senator reception and guest services are ready to assist you in whatever your needs might be. Contact Info: P: 306.244.6141 243 21st Street East Saskatoon, SK S7K 0B1 hotelsenator.ca Airport hotels Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre The Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre is a full-service hotel with 167 beautiful guest rooms and a superb combination of services and amenities to enhance your stay. Take advantage of our free parking, free Wi-Fi, fitness room, on-site Seasons Café & Eatery, the Heritage Lounge, room service and 24 hour front desk. Contact Info: P: 306.665-8121 102 Cardinal Crescent Saskatoon, SK S7L 6H6 heritageinn.net 47 ACCOMMODATIONS Saskatoon Inn Hotel & Conference Centre The Saskatoon Inn Hotel & Conference Centre is as well known for its meeting space as it is for its beautiful inner garden courtyard. Offering 250 spacious guest rooms and suites, the hotel is the ideal place for meetings, sports groups, conferences or weddings. Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre, 24-hour business centre, free parking and free Wi-Fi. The spectacular indoor courtyard is home to the Garden Cafe & Lounge for your dining pleasure. Contact Info: P: 306.242.1440 2002 Airport Drive Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M4 saskatooninn.com Travelodge Hotel Saskatoon The Travelodge Hotel Saskatoon offers 261 guest rooms, including Jacuzzi suites, poolside and pool-view rooms. A business tower caters to the executive traveler and club floors offer security access, king size beds and additional amenities. Visit Fixinâ€™s Homestyle Eatery for its daily buffets, Oscarâ€™s Lounge for an after work drink or the Red Zone Premium Sports Bar to catch the big game. Additional amenities include two indoor water recreational areas with a 250-foot waterslide, two swimming pools, two hot tubs, fitness centre and a games room. Contact Info: P: 306.242.8881 106 Circle Drive West Saskatoon, SK S7L 4L6 travelodgesaskatoon.com 48 ACCOMMODATIONS Sandman Hotel Located just minutes from the airport, the Sandman Hotel offers four secure access floors with a total of 122 guest rooms including standard, executive, one-bedroom suites and Jacuzzi suites. The Sandman Hotel is home to Dennyâ€™s 24-Hour Restaurant and the Shark Club Bar & Grill. Guests have access to an indoor heated pool and whirlpool, a private business centre, free parking and a complimentary airport shuttle service. Contact Info: P: 306.477.4844 301 Circle Drive West Saskatoon, SK S7L 2Y5 sandmanhotels.com Country Inn & Suites Located a short distance from the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport, the Country Inn & Suites is a comfortable place to stay for any visitors to Saskatoon. The hotelâ€™s 76 rooms are beautifully decorated and feature an in-room coffee maker, so you can brew an invigorating cup of coffee while reading a free newspaper to start your day. The hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi, business centre, free breakfast buffet and free parking. Contact Info: P: 306.934.3900 617 Cynthia Street Saskatoon, SK S7L 6B7 countryinns.com 49 ACCOMMODATIONS Days Inn Welcome to the Days Inn Saskatoon, the perfect accommodation choice for the business, family and leisure traveler. With 102 guest rooms available for your comfort, take advantage of our free Daybreak CafĂŠ breakfast, free Wi-Fi, parking and courtesy airport shuttle. Enjoy your leisure time in our waterpark, featuring an indoor pool, waterslide, whirlpool and fitness centre. Tony Romaâ€™s restaurant is on-site to satisfy all hunger. Our welcoming and knowledgeable staff will strive to meet all your travel needs. Contact Info: P: 306.242.3297 2000 Idylwyld Drive North Saskatoon, SK S7L 7M7 daysinn.com Thriftlodge Conveniently located just off Circle Drive, the Thriftlodge Saskatoon is accessible from all major highways, in close proximity to the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport, and just minutes from downtown Saskatoon. This friendly hotel offers 56 newly renovated rooms, including kitchenette and family suites, free continental breakfast and a 24-hour secured access business centre. Guests at the Thriftlodge will enjoy a comfortable stay at a great rate. Contact Info: P: 306.244.2191 1825 Idlywyld Drive North Saskatoon, SK S7L 1B6 travelodge.ca/property/thriftlodge-saskatoon 50 ACCOMMODATIONS Throughout Saskatoon Ramada Saskatoon Centrally located on a main thoroughfare, the Ramada Saskatoon allows for easy access to all major event venues. In 2010, the Ramada Saskatoon completed major renovations, including the lobby, conference centre and all 144 guest rooms. The hotel features a full flight indoor driving range – The Ramada Golf Dome is available year round for golf enthusiasts to practice their swing. Hotel amenities include free parking, free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, whirlpool, business centre and room service. Contact Info: P: 306.665.6500 806 Idylwyld Drive North Saskatoon, SK S7L 0Z6 ramadasaskatoon.com Comfort Inn The Comfort Inn Saskatoon offers newly renovated guestrooms featuring pillow top beds, Truly Yours bedding, new wall vinyl, carpet, drapes and stylish bathrooms with new tile and a modern, granite vanity. All guestrooms include flatscreen televisions, free Wi-Fi, coffee maker, hair dryer and iron and ironing board. Contact Info: P: 306.934.1122 2155 Northridge Drive Saskatoon, SK S7L 6X6 saskatooncomfortinn.com Best Western Royal Hotel The Best Western Royal hotel is conveniently located minutes from the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport, University of Saskatchewan, Credit Union Centre and the city’s bustling downtown core. The hotel features 101 spacious guest rooms and 9 long term suites. The casual ambience and award-winning food at Ricky’s All Day Grill and Lounge make the Best Western Royal Hotel a popular destination. Contact Info: P: 306.244.5522 1715 Idylwyld Drive North Saskatoon, SK S7L 1B4 bestwesternroyalhotel.ca ACCOMMODATIONS Best Western Plus Blairmore The Best Western Plus Blairmore offers a great combination of value, comfort and first-class amenities. This 100 room smoke free hotel features a saltwater swimming facility, state of the art exercise room, fully equipped business centre, executive board room and more. Ideally located near the Shaw Centre, guests of the Best Western Plus Blairmore will be treated to a delicious complimentary hot breakfast every morning and will enjoy free Wi-Fi and free parking Contact Info: P: 306.242.2299 306 Shillington Crescent Saskatoon, SK S7M 1L2 bestwesternblairemore.com Four Points by Sheraton The Four Points by Sheraton is conveniently located near Prairieland Park, the Western Development Museum and the Willows Golf and Country Club. Featuring 119 spacious guestrooms, guests may choose to relax in the lounge, enjoy the quiet comfort of their room or visit the many shopping options located steps from the hotel. Complimentary Wi-Fi and parking are available. The Four Points by Sheraton is also a shuttle pick-up location for those wishing to visit the Dakota Dunes Casino and Golf Links. Contact Info: P: 306.933.9889 103 Stonebridge Boulevard Saskatoon, SK S7T 0G3 fourpoints.com/saskatoon Comfort Suites One of Saskatoonâ€™s newest hotel properties, the Comfort Suites is conveniently located next to Credit Union Centre, Saskatoonâ€™s premier event centre. With 84 well-appointed non-smoking rooms, the Comfort Suites offers complimentary hot continental breakfast to all its guests. Featuring a 24-hour fitness centre, indoor pool, hot tub, free Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour business centre, the hotel is sure to satisfy business and leisure travelers alike. Contact Info: P: 306.955.6565 203 Bill Hunter Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7R 1E3 comfortsuitessaskatoon.com READY TO HOST THE WORLD Saskatoon has a history of excellence in hosting major sporting events – small enough to be accessible, big enough to entertain. We have outstanding facilities for hosting world-class events and our fans are second-tonone. Each year, our reputation grows. 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