wascana lake

Wascana Lake’s rink scheduled to open again next month

Dec 20, 2022 | 11:24am

Wascana Lake will be open for skating next month. The Provincial Capital Commission will open the rink on the lake for skaters, and the rink will also include washrooms and a warming facility. Construction will begin shortly and once it’s open, the rink will be free from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The rink […]

Death of Man in Wascana Lake Found to be Accidental

Jun 6, 2022 | 12:45pm

Regina city police released more information today about the weekend finding of a dead man in Regina’s Wascana Lake. Regina Police Services have deemed the death to be accidental. The 46 year old was found in the lake at around 11:30 pm June 3rd. Despite attempts to revive the victim, he was pronounced dead at […]

The Dragon Boats are back this summer

Apr 29, 2022 | 12:21pm

For the first time in two years, the beat of the drums from Dragon Boats will again be heard echoing across Wascana Lake. For two years the popular summer festival has to be put on hold because of the pandemic, but hopes are high for the return of the festival this summer. “New to the […]

Rink on Wascana opens to the public

Jan 20, 2022 | 5:03pm

Wascana Park has been called a crown jewel for Regina and on Thursday, the City of Regina and the Prairie Capital Commission (PCC) added another piece to that jewel. The Rink on Wascana was unveiled to the public. The rink is situated on top of Wascana Lake and is positioned in front of the Legislative […]

Safety Officers to start patrolling Wascana Lake

May 29, 2021 | 10:02am

Community Safety Officers will now be patrolling Wascana Centre by bike. The CSO program emphasizes community engagement and helps create a safe environment , good for well being, the province said in a news release. The CSOs will have full peace officer powers and will support the Regina Police Service and security agencies within the […]

Samwel Uko remembered one year after his death

May 22, 2021 | 7:29am

Family and friends of Samwel Uko gathered Friday night to commemorate the anniversary of his death at Wascana Lake. The 20-year-old former football player was found dead in the water just hours after seeking help at a Regina Hospital. Family friend Muna De Ciman says Samwel’s preventable death was a result of racial bias and […]

Warning issued to stay off Wascana Lake, Wascana Creek and other bodies of frozen water

Dec 31, 2020 | 9:00am

Reginans are being told to stay off areas like Wascana Lake, Wascana Creek and other frozen water bodies, In a release, the Regina Fire Department says “These bodies of water are there to reduce the risk of flooding in our neighbourhoods by collecting stormwater. Water flows in these storm channels and ponds for much of […]

Regina police open death investigation after body found near Wascana Lake

Oct 6, 2020 | 5:20pm

The Regina Police Service, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, has begun a death investigation after the discovery of a dead man near Lakeshore Drive, between Avenue B and Avenue C, in Regina. Police were sent to the area just before 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6. Early information received indicated someone who was […]

Regina police open two separate death investigations

Sep 14, 2020 | 3:27pm

The Regina Police Service and the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service have opened two separate death investigations after bodies were found on Sunday and Monday. Police learned of the first individual on Sunday morning when they were dispatched at 11:18 a.m. to an area on the north shore near Wascana Lake between the waterfall and the marina. In […]