Dr. Vianne Timmons, University of Regina

Tourism

Come on in! You are welcome here. This is a youthful, modern city. Explore the largest urban park in Canada, with its boat club, art gallery, science centre, performing arts centre and museum. Parks appear within the park, the majestic Arboretum, Candy Cane Park, the Bandstand, Willow Island and the Legislative Gardens are all within walking distance.

Quick Facts

  • 2.2 million visits/stays per year (2014-15)
  • $385.6 million in direct spending (2014-15)
  • 7,900 employees

*All stats are from 2016, unless otherwise stated.

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Reach out to our Tourism sector expert, Deborah Rush.

Regina draws both national and international visitors:

  • Home of the RCMP Academy, ‘Depot’ Division, where all Mounties have trained since 1885
  • The RCMP Heritage Centre, located on the same grounds of 'Depot,' tells the story of the RCMP and its role in the development of Canada using state of the art exhibits, programming and tours. It’s also home to one of Destination Canada’s Signature Experiences, The Sunset Ceremony
  • Home of the Saskatchewan Roughriders — Canada’s team! Experience the CFL in the heart of the league with Canada’s biggest fans. Attending a Rider game at the new Mosaic Stadium is a bucket-list experience!
  • Wascana Park is Canada’s largest urban park and features a migratory bird sanctuary, rowing club and marina, restaurants, and walking and cycling paths
  • The Regina Pats are the oldest major junior franchise in the world. Saskatchewan is home to the best hockey players in Canada, which makes Regina the ideal place to see the future stars of hockey
  • Regina Symphony Orchestra (RSO), Canada's oldest continuously performing orchestra
  • The Saskatchewan Science Centre, located in the former power plant in Wascana Centre, and home to the only IMAX theatre in Saskatchewan