Meewasin Trail

This circuit of trails runs along the South Saskatchewan River, through the beautiful river valley.  There are a few picnic areas, benches and water fountains along the trail to enjoy a picnic with your family, or just enjoy the view.  It would give you and the family a chance to see Saskatoon’s beauty and enjoy some fresh air and exercise. 

  • Ideal age: Everyone!
  • Hours: Always open
  • Cost: Free!
  • Location: Simply walk West on College Drive to reach the river trails


Children’s Discovery Museum

The Children’s Discovery Museum features hands on exhibits for children to play and learn at the same time.  Children get to explore, create, learn and socialize with other kids.  There are five different interactive exhibits for children to explore, and then teach you what they’ve learned!  They also have events and presentations

  • Ideal age: 12 and under
  • Hours: Wednesday to Saturday 9:30 am – 4 pm, Sunday 12 – 4 pm
  • Cost: Children and adults $3.75 each, children under 1 free
  • Location: Market Mall, 2325 Preston Ave South
  • Bus route: Take the number 06 bus from Place Riel to get to Market Mall


The Fun Factory

This facility features a giant play unit with slides, tunnels and more.  It also has a ball pit, arcade games and a laser tag arena. There is a separate area for toddlers aged 1-3.   (Other local indoor play parks to check out: Flynn’s Forest in Sutherland and CJ’s in Warman)

  • Ideal age: 1-10
  • Hours: Monday 9 am – 6 pm, Tuesday – Thursday 9 am – 8 pm, Friday – Saturday 9 am – 9 pm,
  • Sunday 9 am – 7 pm 
  • Cost: Prices have changed, please check with the Fun Factory
  • Location: 1633 Quebec Ave, Saskatoon
  • Bus route: Take the number 04 bus from Place Riel to get straight there - OR - take any downtown bus (06, 45, 60, 65), get off at the city center hub and take 02, 04, 12 or 14 


There are also several Public Leisure Centers throughout Saskatoon, with waterparks, skating rinks and playgrounds.  Leisure Center locations include:

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Written and Compiled by: Khadija Samoylove, Sarvenaz Esmaeelzadeh, Temitope Akintilebo, and Maryellen Gibson as a part of their PUBH 803 class