Parks Recreation & Culture
2017 BUILDING PERMITS
$39,635,878 (285 permits) 2016 Building Permits $39,635,878 (306 permits) 2015 Building Permits $53,255,742 (290 permits)
Grown in the region; chic peas, lentils, peas, soybean, mustard
Largest distribution centre for livestock in Saskatchewan
TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITY HUB
Two national railways; CP’s Soo rail line to Chicago; Trans-Canada Highway & #2 Highway; major power transmission lines, natural gas and water pipelines
Vast reserves of high quality potash – two solution mines are located near Moose Jaw
KEY ECONOMIC SECTORS
Potash Mining, Agriculture, Ag-value-added Processing, Nato Flying Training (15 Wing), Transportation (Trucking and Rail), Tourism, and Healthcare
SASKATCHEWAN’s 2018 POPULATION was 1,169,752
The TRADING AREA of Moose Jaw is 60,000
MOOSE JAW 2016 CENSUS POPULATION 33,890,
2018 POPULATION estimated at 35,124
Parks & Facilities
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the upkeep of a wide range of facilities including indoor ice arenas, swimming pools, sportsgrounds, walking trails, outdoor rinks and skating pads, playgrounds and ornamental parks.
The Parks Division is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the City’s green spaces and urban forest areas.
Mowing of City owned properties, boulevard tree planting and pruning are all duties assigned to this division.
Street Banner Program: The City of Moose Jaw Street Banner Program allows the opportunity to place banners across Main Street (at the Fairford intersection) or on the downtown street light posts to promote festivals, cultural, historical, arts, or sporting events, fundraising efforts, or other educational or celebratory events. The goal of the program is to enhance community aesthetics and promote partnerships that support activities and events held within the City. Please refer to the Banner Program Application Form for additional details on the program and application process.
Main Street Adopt a Bench Program: The City of Moose Jaw Adopt a Bench Program allows the opportunity for groups and individuals to transform a Main Street bench into a colourful work of art. The goal of the program is to create community pride and add some colour to the downtown core through artistic expression. Please refer to the Main Street Adopt a Bench Program Application Form for additional details on the program and application process.