Home of the Mounties
Regina, Saskatchewan, home of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, hosts Canada’s only training centre for cadets. Since the establishment of the Force, RCMP Academy, Depot Division has trained new recruits who go on to serve throughout Canada and around the world. The Heritage Centre is dedicated to telling the story of the RCMP and is appropriately located on Depot’s doorstep. Learn about the history of the Force with self-guided audio tours of exhibits that chronicle the evolution of the North West Mounted Police to a modern police force recognized the world over. Take a driving tour of the historic Depot grounds where Mounties have trained since 1885. Don’t miss the colourful Sunset-Retreat Ceremony, a Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience, featuring Mounties on parade in their traditional scarlet tunics.
Experience Rider Pride with or without game tickets. For Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club home games – head to the practice field at Mosaic Stadium two hours prior to kick-off for a giant tailgate-like atmosphere with food, beverages, contests, family fun zone, merchandise sales, giveaways and live radio broadcasts. For away games – head to one of our local pubs or restaurants with a TV for game time festivities. For a truly unique experience, check out Casino Regina, where you can watch the game on the Show Lounge big screen and join them for over $1000 in cash prizes, Rider merchandise, snacks and more! Get geared up at one of our official rider stores and read our guide on how to make your very own watermelon helmet which is a rider fan favourite.
Royal Regina Tour
Experience our Queen City like never before and fill your day with regal things to do. Start off with breakfast or brunch at the Hotel Saskatchewan. This beautiful heritage property is where Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal family stay while visiting the Queen City. Next stop is the Saskatchewan Legislative Building – A National Historic Site of Canada. You will encounter 34 types of marble in this civic grandeur and it is one of the best examples in Canada of a well preserved landscape according to Beaux-Arts and city beautiful principles. Step back in time with Government House, constructed in 1891. Take a tour of this magnificent house, including the Edwardian Gardens and discover its treasures. The museum gives you a glimpse of life at Government House at the turn of the 20th century, as well as sharing the excitement of Saskatchewan’s proud history and heritage.
Wascana Park – An Attraction Extravaganza!
In the heart of our city you’ll discover one of North America’s largest urban parks – Wascana Park, with 2,300 acres (930 hectares) of green space and boasting an inviting urban forest of over 350,000 hand-planted trees. Wascana Park is home for many great attractions and events but is also an impressive marsh ecosystem that many species and plants call home. Wascana Park is an extraordinary place to explore nature, year round. Visit the Partners of the park such as the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Saskatchewan Science Centre and Kramer IMAX Theatre. There is also the Mackenzie Art Gallery/T.C. Douglas Building, featuring exhibits and programs that run all year round. Finish off your day and get tickets to one of the wide range of shows playing at the Conexus Arts Centre.