Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month with Free Activities for Everyone
The City of Regina invites residents to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month by participating in free activities throughout June, presented in partnership with Nature Regina, the Saskatchewan Orienteering Association and Regina Skateboarding Coalition.
Free activities available throughout the month include:
- Come learn how to skateboard at the Wascana Skateboard Plaza on June 4 and 11
- Join us at the Fieldhouse for family fitness classes or kids sports jam activities on June 11 and 25
- Check out a free leisure swim at one of our three indoor facilities on June 12, 18 and 25
- The Get Outside! free program at A.E. Wilson Park onJune 11 will include a family scavenger hunt, orienteering and nature activities like pond dipping and insect spotting
To wrap the month’s activities on June 30, the ‘SK8 the Waz Block Party’ will take place at the Wascana Skateboard Plaza at 5 p.m. The event is a youth-focused skateboarding and dance mash-up event featuring Anishinaabe/Cree artist Micheal Langan, founder of Colonialism Skateboards, who will use skateboard art to lead a conversation about how Canadians, especially youth, can move forward together through truth and reconciliation. Attendees can also learn skateboard tricks or try an Afro beats dance combo.
Recognized across the country, Parks and Recreation Month is an opportunity to celebrate our parks space and recreation amenities and services, and the important role they play in enhancing quality of life for all members of our community.
Recreation supports active living and lifelong learning. It helps residents live happier and longer lives and builds creativity, healthy bodies and positive lifestyles. Our parks, open space and trails ensure sustainability, provide spaces to enjoy nature, and preserve plant and animal wildlife.
Full details on Parks and Recreation Month activities can be found at Regina.ca/recreation