Get out of the city and enjoy Saskatchewan's beautiful landscapes and some recreational activities this summer. The Regional Park Pass Lending Program provides access to nearly 100 unique Regional Parks throughout Saskatchewan. Passes can be borrowed at libraries across the province, including the Archer Library. At the University, passes are available to students only, with a seven-day loan period and provide free access to all Regional Parks in Saskatchewan. The parks nearest the University are listed below with some basic information about each park. The program runs through September 15, 2023. For more information about these and all the other Regional Parks in the province, visit saskregionalparks.ca/
To borrow a pass, go to the Archer Library Help Desk.
Note: These passes are valid at Regional Parks only, not Provincial or National Parks.
Built near a dam and reservoir that constricts Avonlea Creek, Dunnet Regional Park covers 50 acres of naturally treed valley in the Avonlea Badlands. The main attractions are camping, swimming, boating and fishing. Other activities include mini golf, canteen, hiking, multiple play areas and baseball diamonds. In 2020, Dunnet was named Regional Park of the Year.
The Ceylon Regional Park is built near a dam and reservoir. The park is a small well-treed campground with full service and non electric sites. The park has much to offer including an outdoor beach swimming pool, aquatic programs, summer playground program, potable water, ball diamond, horseshoe pits, picnic tables and fire pits at all serviced sites, firewood, fishing, boat launch, new accessible play structure new concession booth with new washrooms and showers.
Nickle Lake Park is located on the shores of Nickle Lake and Souris River. Tall poplars line the sides of the road after entering the park and there are many grassy areas for playing children and adults. Gently sloping roads thread through areas available to camp, picnic, swim or fish. There are playground facilities for young children, picnic shelters, and benches located along the shore line in the park.
You might also want to check out these other parks within reasonable driving distance of Regina.
Radville-Laurier Regional Park (133km SSE)
Ituna & District Regional Park (136km NE)
Last Mountain Regional Park (139km NNW)
Bengough & District Regional Park (147km SSW)
Melville Regional Park (150km ENE)
Mainprize Regional Park (159km SSE)
A campground with full services, potable water, electrical (30 amp and 50 amp) and sewer campsites, supervised heated outdoor pool offering Lifesaving Society Swim for Life Program, children's play area, beach volleyball, 1.35 km of walking/hiking/biking trail, ball diamond, nine hole disc golf course, horseshoe pitch, covered outdoor structure and a new Bike Park. The challenging nine hole sand green golf course is easily accessible a half mile east of the main park.
Ogema Regional Park is a quiet, family orientated park that is pet friendly. Many of the sites are perfect for group camping. New heated beach entry swimming pool built in 2021-2022. The park has a covered BBQ area for rent and is located beside the Recreation Complex which can be rented for indoor activities or during inclement weather. Ball diamonds and a playground are also located nearby.
This park is located between Saskatoon and Regina. There are 26 acres of land currently fenced and used. The park is in a small valley; the creek that cut it was dammed to make the Craik Reservoir. Tall elms and poplars grace the campsites and provide a home for many birds. Across the road from the park is access to a nine hole grass greens golf course with watered fairways.