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City of Yorkton News
September 22 to September 28, 2005


Past articles can be found in the Archives.




Public Notice
Notice of Meeting

Yorkton Housing Corporation Board 
The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:

Date:  September 27, 2005
Time: 1:15 p.m..
Location: Independent Manor Lounge



Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on September 26, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.




Job Opportunities
Full Time Instructors/Lifeguards

Two Full Time Instructor/Lifeguards: Primary responsibilities include the delivery of program and supervision of patrons.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Instruction of learn to swim and special event programs 
  • Lifeguard supervision of wave pool facility 
  • Some shifts will require lead hand duties


  • Lifesaving Instructor 
  • National Lifeguard, Standard First Aid 
  • Program delivery experience 
  • Possess and maintain R.C.M.P. security clearance and a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan driver's license

$917.60 - $991.20 biweekly

Hours of Work:      Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved. 

Interested applicants may forward their resume, including three references and telephone number no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 30th to: 

Director of Human Resources 
City of Yorkton - Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3 
Fax: 306-786-6880 

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Gallagher Centre
Water Park Program Times


Leisure Swim

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday:  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Family Swim

Sunday: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. 
*Parents must accompany children!


Pre-School (0-2years)  FREE
Child (3-14 years)  $3.00
Youth (15-17 years)  $4.00
Adult (18+ years)  $6.00
Family (immediate)  $15.00 
Aquacize Drop-in  $6.00

Program times subject to change. 
For more information on Water Park Programs, 
please call 786-1740.





Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP)

If you had Uninsured Property Damage due to the Flash Flood that occurred on June 17, 2005 in the City of Yorkton you may be eligible for assistance under the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program.

You may pick up the Claim Form and information package from the Department of Planning and Engineering on the Second Floor of City Hall located at 37 Third Avenue North. These forms are then to be returned to City Hall for submission to the Provincial Government. For further information, please call 786-1730.

Please note deadline for submission to PDAP is December 17, 2005.




Traffic Alert!
BradBrooke Drive / Gladstone Avenue

The City of Yorkton, under the 2005 Capital Works Program and in conjunction with the Canada Saskatchewan Infrastructure Program (CSIP), has ongoing construction on the Bradbrooke Drive / Gladstone Avenue intersection. This project is expected to be completed by mid-October. During construction, efforts will be made to keep the east-west legs of the intersection open, however residents are encouraged to use the alternate routes designated in the map below.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Planning and Engineering at 786-1730.




Bicycle Helmet Draw Winner

Congratulations to Allison Cyhla the winner of the bicycle helmet draw.

Wearing a helmet makes everyone a winner!! 
Head injuries account for 75% of all deaths from bike injuries. Wearing a bike helmet reduces the risk of head injury by 85%.




2005 Pass, Punt & Kick 
Yorkton Competition

Wednesday, September 28th 
4:30 p.m. 
Drake Field - Third Avenue North

Pass, Punt & Kick competition for boys and girls in the following age categories:

Ages 15 & under 
Ages 13 & under 
Ages 11 & under

(All ages as of December 31, 2005)


For more information or to register contact: Leisure Services at 786-1750

Winners of each category will advance to the Regional Competition in Yorkton on October 5th.




GHCC Hours of Operation

Starting Monday September 19th, 2005

Monday - Friday 
8:30 am to 10:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday 
NOON to 5:00 pm

We are open on all stat holidays from 
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

For more information call the GHCC at 786-1777




Landfill Hours

The fall landfill hours are as follows:


Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Please enter no later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.




City of Yorkton Archives

The CITY OF YORKTON ARCHIVES is seeking photos, letters, and other documents relating to the history of Yorkton and the immediate surrounding area. Examples: photos of railway history, arrival of groups of immigrants, the radar base, York Lake, sports groups, Ukrainian dancing, Bobby Burns events, Barber Shop concerts, stage performances, children and youth at play, the rain, hail and wind storm of Monday, August 27, 1978, etc.

Write to: 
Box 400, City of Yorkton, Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3 
or Phone 786-1792 
or e-mail: