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Winter Season

Wascana Centre is the place to be this winter season! There is skating, tobogganing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and cleared trails for a walk or run around the lake. The public skating surface at the marina below the Willow Restaurant is now open and available for use. The venue is open from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm daily, with a heated…

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Wascana Junior Naturalist

Connecting Kids with Nature The 2018 spring registration is here! $65/child, ages 9-13 welcome. Held on Tuesdays 6pm -8pm on March 6, 20, 27, April 10, 17, May 1 and 8. Topics will include: - Astronomy (Overservatory Tour) - Water Sampling & Testing - Going Batty - Planting our Future (adding to the Arboretum) - Tracking and Trapping -…

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Coyotes in Wascana Centre

Residents and visitors using Wascana Centre’s network of walking and ski trails may notice coyotes also utilizing the Centre this winter.Coyotes have existed in Wascana Centre during the winter for decades without issue. They are a natural part of the prairie ecosystem and help control rodent populations in the park.Wascana Centre would…

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Thin Ice

Residents are reminded to stay off the ice on Wascana Lake and Creek. Although it may look suitable, these ice surfaces are unsafe.  Open ponds of water are visible throughout Wascana Lake. These are the most observable points of danger but the entire lake is a risk. As part of the "Big Dig" Wascana Lake revitalization project, there…

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Interpretive Programming

With prime locations like the Waterfowl Display Ponds or the Habitat Conservation Area your environmental education potentials are endless! We offer over 20 different programs in the Centre and if you still don't see a program that meets your curriculum or preferred topic, our Ecologist will gladly create a program tailored just to meet your…

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