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
The Playground program is for children ages 6 to 12 years and is free of charge. Staff supervise each playground with training in the area of being a caring adult, play, friends, mastery and participation. Each staff member is certified with High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development, Standard First Aid and CPR.
Since 1994 the Parks and Recreation Department has operated the Playground Program in local neighbourhoods. The Playground Program now operates at seven playgrounds throughout the city which includes three spray parks including the addition of Co-op East End Spray in 2019.
The purpose of the Playground Program is to provide a cost-efficient play program utilizing city playgrounds and making the program accessible to as many children as possible within the city.
While the playground is an area designed to serve the primary play interests and needs of children. The primary goal of the playground program is to encourage and guide the development of the children’s character, friendship, social attitude, active living and happiness in all their activities. Participation in playground activities conducted under qualified leadership and in a safe, developmentally appropriate and welcoming of diversity and uniqueness setting.
2020 Playground Program Locations coming soon!