Category Archives: General Information and Alerts

Post Secondary Scholarship from Prairie View Community Association

The PVCA [Prairie View Community Association] awards a scholarship to a deserving Grade 12 student, or to a past graduate who fits the criteria under the age of 21 yrs.  The winner must be a resident of the Prairie View community. The scholarship awarded will be in the amount of $750.00. There will be only one scholarship awarded, the winner to be selected by the executive of the PVCA from entries that meet the criteria below.
The criteria are as follows:
– Must maintain an average of 70% during the school year.
– Preference will be given to a student who has been involved in the community through volunteer service. School activities will also be considered.
– Successful candidate must show proof of registration in a post-secondary program in order to collect the scholarship.
Please submit your application outlining how you may meet the criteria listed. Please include the following:
– Full name, address, and phone number where you may be contacted.
-List of volunteer activities past and present
– Copy of most current high school transcript.
– Information regarding potential or confirmed acceptance to a post-secondary institution.
The deadline for applications is May 15th, 2023.

Forward all applications to:

Attn:  Gwen Barschel – Membership Coordinator PVCA     pvca@sasktel.net

City of Regina weekly garbage collection from Dec 19 to 30 2022

Weekly garbage collection returns over the holiday season from December 19 to December 30, 2022.   The city will then switch back to biweekly garbage collection over the winter months from January 2 until March 31, 2023.

The additional holiday garbage pickup does not apply to participants of the food and yard waste pilot service. All recycling and food and yard waste will be picked up as usual.

For more information,  go to regina.ca/waste.

Annual Dog Swim Returns – Regent Pool Open for Two Additional Weeks

Dog owners are invited to the Annual Dog Swim at Regent Pool on Sunday, September 18, 2022.  Bring your pup to make a splash as we close Regent Pool after a two-week extension to this year’s summer swimming season.

Pre-registration for the Annual Dog Swim at Regent Pool is required and costs $10. Dogs must be:

  • spayed/neutered
  • at least four months old
  • vaccinated
  • accompanied by their owner
  • have a valid pet license

Registration opens Monday, August 15, 2022 at 9 a.m. and closes on September 6, 2022 at 9 a.m. Dogs will be registered by small, medium, and large breeds and limited to 30 dogs per time slot. Visit Regina.ca/dogswim for more details.

Regent Pool will remain open to residents for an additional two weeks this summer, until Saturday, September 17. Regent Pool’s extended operating hours will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily beginning September 6.

The City’s other three outdoor pools, Massey, Maple Leaf and Buffalo Meadows, will remain open for the September long weekend and close for the season on Monday, September 5 at 5 p.m. Operating hours at these pools will be modified for the week of August 29, so please check Regina.ca/outdoorpools for information on swim times.

Regina’s Outdoor Pools Open on June 9

Four of the City of Regina’s outdoor pools are set to open over the next few weeks, offering residents and families the opportunity to stay active and enjoy the summer. Regent Pool, Maple Leaf Pool and Buffalo Meadows Pool will open June 9. Massey Pool is undergoing essential concrete repairs, and an opening date will soon be announced.
 
New this year, all outdoor pools will have extended hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends in June and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily in July and August. In addition to the extended hours, there will be many new and exciting programs for all ages.
 
Families can access $4 family swims, and young children will have dedicated preschool swim time. Youth will have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of activities including ‘try it’ events, weekend tournaments to participate in variety of non-competitive and competitive water activities, and a Toonie Teen Swim for ages 13-18.
 
Other new and returning activities include drop-in and registered swimming lessons, adapted swimming lessons, sessions offered by Aquatic Sport User Groups like synchronized swimming and water polo, Adapted Family Leisure Swim, Lifesaving Sport classes, Swim & Coffee and Aquacise.
 
All activities at Maple Leaf and Buffalo Meadows are free. Registration requirements, swim times and classes differ per pool.  Full details can be found in the Spring/Summer Leisure Guide and the What’s in Your Neighbourhood maps on Regina.ca. Pool locations and admission fees can be found at Regina.ca/outdoorpools
 
Construction is currently underway at Wascana Pool and it is expected to open in summer 2023.
 
If the outdoor pools are busy, don’t forget about the many city-owned spray pads available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. all summer long. Visit Regina.ca/spraypad for a list of locations.