Cemetery

City of Yorkton Cemetery Bylaw

Established in 1896, the City of Yorkton Cemetery is made up of the following five sections:

  • The Hill
  • The Meadow
  • Veteran's Section
  • Columbarium
  • Woodland Path

View our map of the City Cemetery to find where each section is located.

Office hours

Our Cemetery administration office is located in the Gallagher Centre.

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you have any inquiries or concerns, please call 306-786-1750 or send us an email.

Cemetery location

Our City Cemetery is located off highway 9 South and King Street East.

Locate a loved one

Visitors can locate grave sites within the City of Yorkton Cemetery.

Locate a grave site

If you would like more help with your search, contact us at 306-786-1750.

Fees and charges

Print a copy of our Cemetery fees and charges or view the pricing below. For more information about interment options, view our Cemetery bylaw.

 

Cemetery fees and charges

Plot Type

2020 Rates

Traditional – Hill 4 feet

$1,850

Traditional – Meadow 4 feet

$1,990

Cremation – Hill

$920

Cremation – Meadow

$1,280

Child – Hill Only

$700

Infant – Hill Only

$280

Opening/Closing

Adult Traditional

$1,550

Child Traditional

$550

Cremation

$550

Columbarium Open/Close

$200

Columbarium

Niche – Middle

$2,800

Niche – Bottom and Top

$2,300

Surcharges (In addition to opening and closing fees)

Winter Open/Close (effective November 1st to April 30th)

$200

Saturday Service – Casket

$580

Saturday Service – Cremation

$280

STAT Holiday

$1,000

Multiple Service Fee

$300

After 4 p.m. (per half hour)

$200

Admin Fee

$100

Disinterment

Regular

$1,550

Cremation

$550

Permits

Monument Permits

$200

Perpetual Care

Per Plot

25%

Per Existing Owned Plot

15%

Monuments

The City of Yorkton does not offer monument services. Contact the following local businesses for monument services:

Memorial benches

Memorial and commemorative benches are a long lasting way to commemorate a person after they pass. Memorial benches are located at the Cemetery and commemorative benches can be placed throughout the city.

Recovery of unused prearranged lots

The City of Yorkton will buy back vacant lots, not used by families, to use land efficiently. Contact us if you do not intend to use your plot.

Cemetery self guided walking tour

The City of Yorkton Cemetery has a rich history for you to explore. Cemetery walking tour books are available at City Hall, Tourism Yorkton and the Western Development Museum.