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INSIDE REPORT 08 Golf
The best places to go
13 Motorsports Feel the throttle
Relax in the sun
19 Hunting and Fishing
The thrill of the hunt
20 Arts & Culture Art, history and more
25 Energy Tour
Bigger in real life
The food you want to eat
2.8kms S of Estevan
Roche Percee Rocks 17kms SE of Estevan
Spend Time Outside
Boundary Dam 13.6kms S of Estevan
9.2kms W of Estevan
ESTEVAN IS OUR HOME It is with immense pride that I invite you to discover the many charms of our city. It won’t take you long to fall under the spell of the energy of the atmosphere that makes us call this place home. Estevan always has something to do; including outstanding sports and recreation and arts and culture. The City of Estevan Leisure Centre is a hub of activity with events, sports
Rebecca Westling Destination Marketing, City of Estevan
as well as arts and culture programs. Mark Beach Bash, an outdoor festival held at Woodlawn Regional Park on your list of must do’s. Hunting and Fishing are major attractions in our area. Pheasant and Hungarian Partridge are in abundance as well as Walleye and Perch. The Boundary Dam just south of Estevan is the only place in Western Canada to fish Largemouth Bass. Come and explore the Energy City.
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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
January New Year’s Eve Party | Estevan Bruins Youth Bonspiel | Estevan Curling Club February Farmers Appreciation Night| Estevan Chamber March Puck ‘N Funny Comedy Night | Estevan Bruins Curl Sask Regional Juveniles | Curling Club April Western Canada Cup | Affinity Place May Visitor Centre Officially Opens | Tourism Estevan Farmers Market Season Opener June Heritage Day | Souris Valley Museum Estevan Midway | Estevan Exhibition Association
July 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games 4H Show & Sale | Estevan Exhibition Association August Pioneer Fun Day | Souris Valley Museum September CCA Rodeo | Estevan Exhibition Association October Halloween Haunt | Estevan Art Gallery and Museum Estevan Midway
November Festival of Trees | St. Josephs Hospital Foundation
Festival of Trees
Showcase After Dark
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Hwy. 47 S, Estevan P | (306) 634-2017 W| www.estevangolf.com
TS&M Woodlawn Golf Course TS&M Woodlawn Golf Course is located just a few minutes drive south of the city on Highway 47. It is a beautiful 18 hole course that is both challenging and entertaining. The course recently won a few titles including the 2015 Facility of the year from PGA Saskatchewan as well
as; Head Professional, Amanda Minchin came home with the Teacher of the Year. This course has a brand new redesigned back nine, full of water and dog legs. A full service clubhouse with restaurant and bar provides excellent service to golfers. It also can be rented for private functions.
The Proshop has cart rental, club rental and lessons that will help you bring your â€œAâ€? game to the course. The course has a driving range, and putting greens. Dress codes are in effect on the course. Senior and junior rates are available. The entire yardage of the course is 5083 - 6729 and it is a par 72 course.
The nine hole, Hidden Valley Golf Course has a great family atmosphere and is marvellous for working on your short game. Located one mile southwest of the City on Highway 18. You will find water, sand traps and brush that will help refine your skills. High tech cart rentals that display your distance from the hole, allows you to order food from the concession and keeps track of your score are available for rent. The clubhouse has club rentals, pull cart rentals and a concession where you can purchase snacks. The course has a driving range, putting green and 18 hole mini golf course. The entire course yardage is 1808 and a par 29. It has twilight, senior and junior rates. Hwy. 18, Estevan P | (306) 634-7744
Just off Grid 606, Midale P | (306) 458-2452
Mainprize Mainprize Golf Course is roughly 50kms West of Estevan and is another great 18 hole course filled with rolling hills. The course has large greens and generous fairways. It also has a putting green and driving range. The clubhouse is home to back nine bistro where they serve mouthwatering food. The pro shop offers cart rentals, club rentals and lessons. The entire course yardage is 6958 and is a par 72. Senior and Junior rates are available.
Hwy. 47 S, Estevan P | (306) 634-2324
Woodlawn Regional Park Under the Maple Tree Canopy sits Woodlawn Regional Park-Souris that is just 3 minutes South of Estevan on Highway 47. This campground is ideal for 50 ft. trailers to tenters. Fish or canoe the Souris River, catch a live show at Souris Valley Theatre. Close to ball diamonds, football fields and soccer pitch. Also, right next door to the 18 hole, TS&M Woodlawn Golf Course. Another site you can stay at is Woodlawn Regional Park-Boundary about 13kms S of Estevan. This site offers amenities such as a playpark, beach volleyball courts, beach, swimming, boat launch, fishing and well treed campsites. Come for a night or stay the whole summer!
Hidden Valley Nestled along Highway 18, Hidden Valley RV Park has seasonal, monthly and daily rates available. Every site has full services, however there are no public washrooms, tenting is not available. The campsite has a 9 hole golf course, 18 hole mini golf, driving range and concession. The Souris River is near and walleye, and perch can be caught in it. A large outdoor tent is available for events such as golf tournaments or family reunions that has washroom facilities attached. Hwy. 47 S, Estevan P | (306) 634-2324
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“Feel the Energy”
Motorsports Estevan Motor Speedway Race day will bring you a â€œsit on the edge of your seatâ€? experience at the Estevan Motor Speedway. Itsâ€™ 3/8 mile high-banked oval dirt track and grandstand puts you above the track so you can see what is happening all the time. Each night there are three regular classes that race bi-weekly where the drivers compete for the nightly purse and points for the track, regionally and nationally. The Estevan Motor Speedway has special events throughout the race season including Monster trucks, Box car races and many others. Trackside MX Either get your motor running and head down to Trackside MX for some awesome races or come out and watch all the action from the grandstands. Trackside MX has a diverse terrain with 3 valley sections, over and under bridge, step-on and step-offs, big doubles and rhythm section. There is also a kids track to develop skills for those new to the sport. If you are coming to Estevan for the track; camping and RV space is available on-site.
Estevan Snowmobile Club The Estevan Snowmobile Club maintains around 250kms of trails in the southeast. Main trails run from Estevan to Benson, Lampman, Wilmar and Arcola with warm-up/safety shelters in between. The club has been in operation for more than 15 years and operates on a membership basis. Snowmobilers from out of province are able to ride on their groomed trails as long as they have a snowmobile license. Estevan Drag Racing Assoc. What a thrill to spend an afternoon as two vehicles race down the track. The Estevan Drag Racing Association has been in our community since 2003 and pits a large variety of automobiles; bikes, cars and trucks. The drag racing community is a large one and holds a lot of fans in the Estevan area. Some of the modifications done to these vehicles are something to be in awe of and spectators may have a chance to get up close and personal with the cars and their drivers.
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Royal Heights Veterans Memorial Park
Visit the brand new splash park at the Royal Heights Veterans Memorial Park. The Splash park includes water loops, spray guns, liquid poppies and other features to keep your little ones cool.
Churchill Park is well known to locals that enjoy spending the day outdoors. Home to a large play structure with plenty of places to explore for the little ones. Mom and Dad can relax on picnic tables and benches while they blow off some steam. This park is well treed and has a great walking path that kids can practice riding their bikes, roller blading or just getting out for some exercise. In the west corner of the park is a gazebo with seating for a picnic area. During the summer months there is a paddling pool that is open in the afternoons and a craft house that is open in the mornings. Stop by the pool or craft house for exact times and days open as it changes throughout the week.
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Hunting & Fishing
Hunting and Fishing in the Estevan area is abundant. Many visitors come from across Western Canada as well as the Northern United States to find the best of the best. Boundary Dam Reservoir, just a 10 minute drive south of Estevan is well known
for fishing. It holds Walleye, Perch, Pike, and is the only place in Western Canada to fish Largemouth Bass. Rafferty Dam and the Souris River are also fishing hot spots that hold all of the above fish, minus the Largemouth Bass.
Licenses can be purchased online: www.permis-permits.ec.gc.ca
Estevan and area’s upland game bird populations vary between years. The Estevan Wildlife Federation(EWF) maintains an extensive winter feeding program made possible through it’s many volunteers, keeping the pheasants and grouse numbers healthy. Pheasants are also raised by the EWF for release each summer. Pheasant, Sharp Tailed Grouse,
Hungarian Partridge, Geese, Duck and Sandhill Cranes are species that can be hunted here. As for big game in our area, Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Moose and Elk are in abundance. Hunting licences differ between species. Please check into how to get drawn on the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment website. www.permis-permits.ec.gc.ca
Arts & Culture
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The Arts and Culture seen in Estevan is quite extensive with n u m e r o u s organizations playing key roles. There are two main Museums in Estevan, one being the Souris Valley Museum, which is a regional museum that offers regional artifacts to view as well as s programming. The e other museum is at the Estevan Art Gallery and is the NWMP Museum, it is home to artifacts that reflect the trek from 1874 - 1892. The Art Gallery is also home to the only exhibit gallery in Estevan. The exhibits are rotated through the year with up and coming artists. The Souris Valley Theatre is open during the summer months and offers live theatre and theatre camps to young
actors and actresses. The shows change headlines throughout the season. The Estevan Arts Council offers many programming opportunities for a wide range of abilities. The council brings shows into town, offer a film circuit, Koncerts for Kids and many more unique events. The Orpheum Theatre is a two theatre movie centre. Grab a snack from the concession and sit back and an watch a great film. Some shows are available in 3D. Happy children and families a make a great m community. The co Estevan Family Es Centre strives to Cen make that happen with their programming and drop in time. Many parents let their kids socialize and play with others while they meet other like-minded parents. Open Monday - Friday.
INSIDE A CITY’S SOUL
Wicklow Cafe Bi Bim Bob (left) Kang Poong Gi (right)
dining & nightlife Estevan’s food scene is one of the best in the southeast. Chefs from across the globe head restaurants that get your taste buds watering just thinking about the food. There are plenty of choices of styles of restaurants to choose from. From fast food to specialty restaurants. Families will have a hard time choos-
ing their top pick because of the vast amount of choices. Estevan restaurants are wonderfully diverse. In the mood for pizza, Chinese or seafood? Craving something a little more unique and exotic? You’ll find it. Looking for more casual fare for lunch, a large group, or a quick snack? Check, check and check. Bon appetit!
RobinBobbin Pizza New on the food truck scene, RobbinBobbin Pizza is hand made and cooked in a pizza oven. One slice of delicious pizza will fill you up!
Estevan awakens when the sun goes down. Live entertainment, great bands, karaoke, wine bars, sports bars, the list goes on and on. Affinity Place hosts some big name concerts such as Motley CrĂźe and Steve Earle. Eleven 24 Social
House has some of the best selections of wines and the Beef Bar has some delicious craft beer on tap. Eddieâ€™s has a great patio to spend summer nights on. Wherever you choose you will always find great company and exceptionally good time.
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Bigger in real life. The mammoth size and operations of these marvels can be explored and learned through guided tours. The tours are FREE and provide a great insight into the industry of coal mining. Tours run from June to August from Tuesday through Saturday. Participants have the option of selecting between two tours, depending on their preference on tour specifics and time. The morning tour leaves at 9am and the afternoon tour leaves at 1pm from the Visitor Information Centre. They both tour the Shand Power Station, Shand Greenhouse and the Boundary Dam Mine site. While drop ins are welcome, it does not guarantee you a spot. To reserve your spot, call the Visitor Information Centre at (306) 634 6044.
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sleep like a baby
Suburban Extended Stay
Days Inn Estevan
The Suburban Extended Stay HotelÂŽ is your Choice Hotel for any length of stay.
Located off Highway 39 in Estevan. It offers a guest laundry facility, 32â€? TVs, and free wifi.
Located near the City of Estevan Leisure Centre, Affinity Place, Civic, and Curling Rink.
Woodlawn Regional Park
Hidden Valley RV
Under the Maple Tree canopy you would never guess civilization is 5 minutes away!
Full hook ups, level sites, unlimited golf or just plain relaxation, you can have it all by booking a site.
Located just off highway 39. Offers a fitness centre, free Wifi, self-serve laundry and more.
Always something to do.
Contact P | 306-634-6044 E| firstname.lastname@example.org W| www.tourismestevan.com
THE BEST PLACES TO HOLD YOUR EVENT We understand that you may have a variety of needs when it comes to planning for your group. The selection of facilities and venues in Estevan can take the guess work out of making the space for your event a great match. Enhance your conference with any of the meeting spaces at the Days Inn Estevan. The spaces
ons halls. The Power Dodge Curling Club and Affinity Place can be rented out as well. Each venue’s capacity changes dependant on the layout of the floor plan. Suburban Extended Stay has a convenient meeting room that can hold up to 25 people. There are many caterer’s in the area that can help accommodate for food and
“Our event was everything we ever imagined it to be.” -Christine
there range from 14 seat meeting rooms to 400 capacity banquet hall. Weddings and family reunions are known to fill Doug Third Hall and Rotary Hall at Woodlawn Regional Park, as well as the Elks and Li-
beverages as well as event decorators and entertainment. Estevan is known for its friendly people and hometown feel. We will be happy to help guide you in the direction for the venue that will best suit your needs.