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City of Yorkton News
January 4 to January 10, 2007  


There are no Public Notices at this time.


Past articles can be found in the Archives.




Next Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held on January 8, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.



Discounted Bus Pass Program

are pleased to offer a

Discounted Bus Pass Program
Commencing January 1, 2007

Available to Participants Eligible for:

  • The Social Assistance Program
  • Transitional Employment Allowance
  • Provincial Training Allowance, and
  • Saskatchewan Employment Supplement
Monthly Adult Pass
Application Forms are Available at:
  City Hall
37- Third Avenue North
Community Resources
72 Smith Street East

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dial-A-Bus Phone





Transit Fares 2007

Adults & Seniors
Students (Under 16)
Cash Fare $2.00 $1.00
Tickets (20/book) $34.00 $15.00
Monthly Passes



Request for Quotation
Fire Alarm System

Name of Tender: Fire Alarm System

Tender Must be Received by: 4:00 p.m. on Jan.19, 2007

Please send sealed quotation clearly marked:

Fire Alarm System
Department of Leisure Services 
City of Yorkton 
Box 400 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan 
S3N 2W3

Proposal specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 37 3rd Ave. North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Any questions must be sent to the contact person, via email, no later than one week prior to the quotation closing date. Email:

Quotations will not be considered if an on-site inspection has not been completed prior to tender being submitted.

Quotation shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for Quotation closing.

Quotation received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the Quotation procedure and particulars should be directed to:

Dennis Woroschuk, Facilities Manager 
Phone: 621-5320 
Fax: 786-6880 

The City reserves the right to reject any or all quotations. Lowest or any quotation not necessarily accepted.




Snowmobile Regulations 
Bylaw No. 8/2000

1. No person shall drive or operate a snowmobile whether it is licensed or not on any of the following:
street, lane, avenue, highway, boulevard, park or playground within the corporate limits of the City of Yorkton.
2. Operation of licensed snowmobiles shall be permitted in accordance with Bylaw No. 8/2000 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the routes designated in Schedule "A" of this bylaw <see below>.
Any person who contravenes any provisions of this bylaw may face fines and/or the snowmobile will be seized and impounded for a period of up to thirty (30) days.

To report an infraction of this bylaw you can contact the Yorkton RCMP City Detachment or the Bylaw Enforcement Office. For more information pertaining to this bylaw contact the Bylaw Enforcement Office at 786-1725.

Bylaw Control





Holiday Skating at the Kinsmen Arena

December 27– 29, 2006
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. 10 & Under Shinny
10:30 a.m. to Noon 8 & Under Shinny
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Public Skating
2:00-3:30 pm 12 & Under Shinny
January 2 – 5, 2007
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. 8 & Under Shinny
10:30 a.m. to Noon 10 & Under Shinny
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Public Skating
1:45 to 2:45 p.m. 6 & Under Shinny
2:45 to 4:30 p.m. 12 & Under Shinny

Please check with the Kinsmen Arena at 786-1755 to ensure times and schedules are accurate and have not changed.

Full equipment is required by all players on the ice for shinny.




Cross Country Ski Trails

Six kilometers of classic cross country ski trails have been groomed at Deer Park Municipal Golf Course by volunteers from the Yorkton Cross Country Ski Club.

Trail Fees:
Payable at the trailhead at Deer Park

For more information call Merlon at 782-5569, or Leisure Services at 786-1750.




Toboggan Hills

Get out and enjoy the winter at…

Deer Park Golf Course
Highway 52

West Rodney Ridge
Roslyn Avenue

Knights of Columbus Park
Circlebrooke Drive

Weinmaster Park
Morrison Drive

For more information call 786-1750.




Cardio Combo
Noon Hour Fitness Class

The class features a mix of Cardio & Body Sculpting.  Hi/Lo cardio intervals and toning components make this a total body workout!

12:10 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Gallagher Centre Flexihall
Starts January 10th, 2007

Cost is $5.00/class

Instructor: Denise Soloninko

For more information call 786-1740.




Co-Ed Adult Recreational Soccer

Starts January 10, 2007

Wednesday Nights
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Gallagher Centre Flexihall

Cost is $3.00/person

For more information call 786-1740.

Sponsored by:
City of Yorkton Leisure Services
Yorkton Soccer Association





10 week program featuring STOTT PILATES
essential matwork exercises.
These exercises focus on core stability including
pelvic and shoulder girdle stabilization.

Join STOTT PILATES to help you gain
strength, flexibility and endurance
without risking injury or adding bulk.

Thursday Nights

February 1 – April 5, 2007
(10 classes)

Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre

Instructor: Staci Wyatt

Class #1
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Class #2
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cost is $60.00

To register call 786-1740




Snorkeling Clinic

Wednesday, January 10, 2007
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Gallagher Centre WaterPark
Regular Pool Admission applies

For more information or to register call 786-1740.




Bid Yorkton

Is your organization trying to plan or bid on a special event in Yorkton? 
Don't know where to start?

The City of Yorkton and Tourism Yorkton have designed a package that will include all the information you need to plan or bid on an event, big or small. The package includes information on:

  • Accommodations 
  • Convention Facilities
  • Catering Services 
  • Area Attractions 
  • Transportation Distances

The Bid Yorkton Package will come with standard information and can be tailored to fit your specific needs.

The Bid Yorkton Package is available to all groups, clubs and organizations planning to host an event in the City of Yorkton.

For more information contact Tourism Yorkton at 783-8707.