City Profile
Saskatoon
Saskatoon

Saskatchewan
Population: 272211

  • With 12 community gardens per 100,000 people, Saskatoon has more than double the median.
  • At 50 groups, Saskatoon reported the third highest number of community park groups.
  • Saskatoon is one of 63% of cities with a citywide park system master plan updated within the last 10 years.
Data 2020

3.8

ha parkland per 1000 people

1039 ha of total parkland

12%

of total parkland is natural area

120 total ha

4%

of total city land is parkland

23633 ha of total city area

8

Dog parks

33

Community gardens/urban farms

4

Parkland provision goal (ha per 1000 people)

50

community park groups

No

Policy to waive permit fees for groups with financial need?

Various grant opportunities

Community grant program

$75

Parks operating budget per person

$20,500,000 total

$1,900,000

Total parks capital budget

Yes

Provincially legislated tools available for parkland development

10% of development area or cash-in-lieu

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