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
1500 block High St W
The City of Moose Jaw has two dog parks, one for small dogs and one for large dogs. They are open year-round with running water available from approximately late May to late September, weather dependent.
Bike Skills Park
1200 block High St W
The City of Moose Jaw Police Service Bike Skills Park is located on the north side of High St W just west of Yara Centre. It has a series of dirt jumps and trails for bike riding and tricks.
800 block MacDonald St
The skate park has a variety of jumps and rails to practice skateboard, scooter and bike tricks. It also has a sun shelter.
Moose Jaw Community Forest
Moose Jaw Community Forest Thatcher Dr W between Simcoe St and VLA Gate
The Moose Jaw Urban Community Forest was planted in 2001 as a joint project by City of Moose Jaw Parks and Recreation Department, the Rotary Club of Moose Jaw, the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA) and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Association. Several local school groups assisted with planting the trees and shrubs.
The orchard is now productive, producing apples, chokecherries, currants, buffaloberry, seabuckthorn, cherries, plums, highbush cranberries, and gooseberries. Saskatoons are the first to ripen in July and seabuckthorns are the last to ripen in September. Anyone is free to pick fruit from the orchard and enjoy a healthy local snack.
600 block Hall St E
Happy Valley Orchard was planted in 2018 by the South Central Food Security Network, supported by the Peavey Mart Community Agriculture Grant. The orchard has apples, plums, saskatoons, and sour cherries. The orchard won’t be in full production for a few more years. Anyone is free to pick fruit from the orchard and enjoy a healthy local snack.