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Lakewood Civic Centre opened its doors to the public on Saturday, October 15, 1988, and is currently one of six leisure centres operated by the City of Saskatoon.  It features a tropical pool and waterslide, fitness facilities, meeting and recreational space, and the Cliff Wright Branch Library all under one roof.

October 12, 2018 - 9:00am

Sweeping begins Monday on streets with a dense tree canopy to collect leaves that can block catch basins and prevent proper drainage during the spring snow melt. Neighbourhoods included are Buena Vista, Caswell Hill, City Park, Holiday Park, King George, Mayfair, Nutana, Riversdale and Varsity View.

Look for yellow No Parking signs in advance of street sweeping, beginning with City Park Streets and Varsity View Avenues on Monday. Vehicles remaining on a scheduled street at 8 a.m. will get a parking ticket and be relocated.

October 12, 2018 - 8:00am

First Avenue North, between 50th Street and 51st Street will be fully closed for roadway patching on Sunday, October 14, starting early in the morning. Please obey road closure and sidewalk restrictions as marked.

October 12, 2018 - 6:00am

(*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

COLLEGE DR EB LANES CLOSED AT MCORMOND DR; 2 WAY TRAFFIC SET IN WB LANES
(bridge construction)
Start: October 12, 5:00 a.m. End: October 15, 5:00 a.m.

23RD ST W WB LANES CLOSED FROM AVE B N TO AVE D N
(concrete replacement)
Start: October 12, 7:00 a.m. End: October 26, 5:00 p.m.

October 11, 2018 - 3:17pm

This Fire Prevention Week, the Saskatoon Fire Department has been emphasizing three basic principles of fire safety and prevention: Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. We’ve covered the importance of needing to LISTEN for the sound of your smoke alarm and LEARN the details of your home escape plan; today, we will examine heating safety and why it’s important to LOOK around your home for potential fire hazards.

October 11, 2018 - 1:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CONFEDERATION DR SB CURB & CENTER LANES CLOSED FROM LAURIER DR TO 22ND ST W
(roadway patching)
Start: October 11, 7:00 a.m. End: October 11, 5:00 p.m.

QUEBEC AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 33RD ST E TO 34TH ST E
(road resurfacing)
Start: October 11, 7:00 a.m. End: October 12, 5:00 p.m.

October 10, 2018 - 4:00pm

The 2018 theme for Fire Prevention Week is Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. Yesterday, the Saskatoon Fire Department shared information on smoke alarms in your home and why it’s important to LISTEN for its sound; smoke alarms are also a key component to an effective and reliable home escape plan. Home escape planning is critical in ensuring you are prepared to safely exit your home in the event of an emergency; be sure to LEARN the details of your home escape plan and practice it during the day, as well as at night.

October 10, 2018 - 1:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

8TH ST E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT ARLINGTON AVE
(traffic signal upgrades)
Start: October 10, 8:00 a.m. End: October 10, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

BROADWAY AVE SB CURB LANE CLOSED AT TAYLOR ST E
(manhole work)
Start: October 9, 8:00 a.m. End: October 12, 6:00 p.m.

October 9, 2018 - 3:12pm

Fire Prevention Week puts the focus on practical and informative topics related to fire safety and prevention. This year’s theme is Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. The Saskatoon Fire Department knows that smoke alarms save lives and are therefore worth knowing a bit more about! Smoke alarms are a key component to one’s home, and it’s important you LISTEN to know their sound and leave your home when they are sounding.

October 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

The City is pleased to partner with Yellow Quill First Nation to host a “Meet the Artist” event with “Mino Pimatiziwin (A Good Life) – Rise from Water” artist, Emmanuel Jarus, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the First Nations University of Canada, Saskatoon Campus (229 4th Avenue South).

October 9, 2018 - 11:41am

This year, Fire Prevention Week runs from October 7th to October 13th. The Saskatoon Fire Department will be sharing information each day of the week related to fire safety and prevention.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has made this year’s Fire Prevention Week’s theme Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. This theme focuses on the importance of education in three simple areas of fire safety and prevention.

LOOK!

October 8, 2018 - 1:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

ONGOING

115TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM SPRUCE DR TO BRADWELL AVE
(water main rehab)
Start: September 18, 7:30 a.m. End: October 8, 4:00 p.m.

115TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM DUNLOP ST TO SPRUCE DR
(water main rehab)
Start: September 18, 7:30 a.m. End: October 8, 4:00 p.m.

October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

8TH ST E EB & WB LEFT TURN LANES & MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT ARLINGTON AVE
(traffic signal rewiring)
Start: October 7, 6:30 a.m. End: October 7, 10:30 a.m.

ONGOING

October 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

The City of Saskatoon’s three golf courses (Holiday Park, Silverwood, and Wildwood Golf Courses) are in the process of closing for the season to ensure that maintenance requirements can be completed before winter, and the courses are in good condition for 2019.  The City would like to thank all patrons for their support during 2018.

The final days of operation at each course are as follows:
Holiday Park Golf Course

October 5, 2018 - 9:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see Nitro Circus at SaskTel Centre on Friday October 5, 2018 is available at the following times:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Post-event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

October 5, 2018 - 6:00am

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