Summer Family Fun!
Weyburn has many wonderful family friendly activities to enjoy during the summer months. Spend an afternoon at one of our splash parks, go for a picturesque walk along the Tatagwa Trails, book a tour at the Soo Line Historical Museum or spend a day out at Nickle Lake!
Check out these things to do and start planning your next adventure!
Allie Griffin Art Gallery
45 Bison Avenue – Lower Level of the Weyburn Public Library
- There is currently limited access to the gallery. To book your social distant viewing, please email to secure a spot. During the summer months, you can also check out the Outdoor Walking Gallery for a unique art experience!
Exhibitions feature the incredible work of local artists. “Home of the James Weir People’s Choice” Exhibition. The gallery features work of Saskatchewan and nationally known artists. Exhibitions change every two months. For current or upcoming exhibitions or event information, Click here.
Enjoy this historical tour all year long when you #ExploreWeyburn in a fun and interactive way! Our traditional historic downtown and heritage sites tour has been newly updated for 2020 and is completely digital! Using the free Tripvia Tours App, you can walk, bike, run or drive this 5km tour that journeys past landmarks and homes of renowned Weyburn residents. Listen and learn about these 17 points of interest as you stroll along and tour some of Weyburn’s remarkable points of interest – even find out which ones have a connection with “The Kid” and which ones have been said to house a ghost or two.
Want to learn more? Check out our Crocus Tour page including links to download the app and everything you need to get started!
403 Confederation Drive – located inside River Park Campground
A nine basket Disc Golf Course, right at River Park Campground. It is played as traditional golf, but rather then clubs and golf balls, you use a flying disc or frisbee.
View the course map here and scorecards can be downloaded and printed here.
For more information, click here.
Hunting & Fishing
Weyburn and the surrounding area are the ideal stop for your next hunting and fishing get away. From world-class walleye fishing to unbeatable upland game, waterfowl, and big game Southeast Saskatchewan has everything you need for an exceptional outdoors adventure.
Some of the finest upland hunting can be found just south of Weyburn. Hunters from across North America travel to the region to hunt Hungarian Partridge and Sharptail Grouse. As well, come late fall, Weyburn is home to a very healthy population of waterfowl. Canadian residents can find exceptional big game opportunities including white tail, deer, moose and elk.
For licensing and regulation information, click here.
Nickle Lake is only five minutes east of Weyburn on Highway #39. Nickle Lake has walleye, perch and northern pike and periodically stocked. During the summer months (May – Sept) a fish cleaning area is supplied, there is two boat launch areas and a floating dock for loading and unloading passengers. For those wishing to enjoy Nickle Lake during the off season when the park is closed/gates are locked – People can enjoy ice fishing, quadding etc on the lake with access south of the park turnoff. NLRP would like to remind people to be safe, watch their surroundings, check the ice, and be respectful. They also ask that people refrain from quadding and ski-doing within the park as it can cause damage.
Rafferty Reservoir is Prize Walleye and big pike await on the over 55 km of pristine fishing awaits on the Rafferty Reservoir, half an hour east of Weyburn. For anglers and recreational boaters, the boat launch facility at Mainprize Regional Park provides access to the Rafferty Reservoir.
1st Avenue NE – Located directly east of the Leisure Centre
The park boasts a number of ball diamonds, soccer and football fields, jogging and walking paths, tennis courts, picnic areas, playground, and wide open green spaces. Ideal for walking or setting up a nice picnic area.
*During the Winter months, Ski trails are groomed regularly when weather permits. The starting point for the Jubilee Park trail is from the west parking lot off 5th St. Cross-Country Ski Trails & equipment rentals are available through the Weyburn Leisure Centre. https://weyburn.ca/cross-country-ski-trails/