Recent hot spell forces season’s closure of the Rink on Wascana

Recent hot spell forces season’s closure of the Rink on Wascana

Feb 1, 2024 | 12:36pm
Warmer-than-usual winter weather has prompted the Provincial Capital Commission to announce the closure of the Rink on Wascana in Regina for the remainder of the season. The unseasonably mild temperatures have led to the melting of the ice surface, and crews have begun the process of dismantling the boards. Despite the rink closure, the Wascana […]

Wascana Winter Festival returns Family Day long weekend

Feb 17, 2023 | 6:00am

With another weekend of above-average winter weather upon us in Regina, the Wascana Winter Festival is taking advantage of mother nature’s generosity. This Sunday and Monday, the festival, formally known as Waskimo, will take over the Wascana Centre to provide free fun this Family Day Weekend. Kolene Gustafson said they have plenty planned for people […]

City of Regina looking for business to run new Wascana Pool concession

Jan 9, 2023 | 12:22pm

The City of Regina is looking for a business to take charge of the concession of the newly built Wascana Pool. The newly built aquatics facility is slated to open this year, along with a spray pad and accessible playground. With the grand opening closing in, the City has issued a request for proposals in […]

Rink on Wascana opened up for 2023 season

Jan 5, 2023 | 10:52am

The Rink on Wascana is back for the 2023 season. Located on Wascana Lake at Legislative Landing, the rink includes washrooms and a warming facility, highlighted by the backdrop of the Legislative Building. The rink is free and open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Minister Responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission Don McMorris […]

Regina Floral Conservatory kicking off a new season with a new vision

Sep 5, 2022 | 7:54am

A common theme in mental wellness has been creating a personal connection with the natural world. That’s the new focus of the Regina Floral Conservatory. The conservatory is kicking off a new season on Tuesday, August 6th at 1 p.m. “We launch our season every September after the long weekend and usually that launches with […]

The Rink on Wascana holds successful inaugural season

Feb 25, 2022 | 2:03pm

Despite the bitterly cold outside temperatures for much of its existence, the rink on Wascana has been a welcome sight for skaters. As the rink closes for the season this weekend, the Provincial Capital Commission (PCC) said they were happy with how the year turned out. “The first year of having the rink in the […]

Wascana winter festival returns with successful event

Feb 22, 2022 | 6:58am

For the first time in two years, a winter festival returned to Wascana. The Wascana Winter Festival returned over the Family Day long weekend. Kolene Gustafsson, a festival spokesperson, said other than some cold weather, she felt the two-day event went great. “We did have a bit of extremely cold weather, but that didn’t scare […]

Wascana Centre access to remain limited

Feb 14, 2022 | 12:39pm

Access to Wascana Centre will continue to be limited in order to provide a safe environment for pedestrians. The changes to park access came ahead of the Frost Regina festival. Starting Monday, February 14, barricades will be re-positioned to continue ensuring the safety of all visitors to Wascana Centre, while also providing additional access for […]

Frost Regina kicks off ten days of excitement

Feb 4, 2022 | 5:01pm

After a few days of being huddled up inside due to cold temperatures, residents will be looking forward to enjoying the outdoors with Frost Regina kicking off on Friday. Frost @ REAL will be one of the venues that be will be hosting several exciting events over the next ten days. CEO Tim Reid is […]

NDP calls on SaskParty government to shelve office building in Wascana Park

Mar 3, 2020 | 3:09pm

The NDP is calling on the SaskParty government to put a major office construction project in Wascana Park on hold. Opposition critic Nicole Sarauer says the Brandt-CNIB building should go back to the drawing board because of public outcry. Provincial capital commission minister Lori Carr says the concerns from the auditor will be followed to […]