Regina is the proud home of Wascana Centre, a 2,300-acre green space that cuts through the middle of the city providing walking and biking trails, natural habitat for birds and fish, and an excellent venue for non-powered boating.
The City boasts well-groomed neighbourhood parks and green spaces connected by walking and bike paths, along with hockey rinks and playing fields for baseball, football, and soccer. Residents send their children to publicly-funded public or Catholic schools through Grade 12, as well as French immersion schools, and a variety of secular and religious private schools. Post-secondary education is offered at the University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic .
For over 100 years Regina has been served by the Regina Symphony Orchestra. It is also the home of The Globe Theatre, a professional theatre company founded in 1966. Concerts and other live events are presented at a number of world-class venues, including the 2,000 seat Conexus Arts Centre, and 6,500 seat Brandt Centre Arena. Discover more about the magnificent attractions in Regina.
Regina is home to a legendary professional football team, the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. The “Riders” just moved to a brand new, state of the art, 33,000 seat stadium. In the Regina region, we boast two major-junior hockey teams, the Regina Pats and Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League.
The Regina region offers diverse educational opportunities. Our institutions have become recognized nationally and internationally for their quality and accessibility. There are many educational opportunities at all levels of study and many support services to help students increase their chances of success.
Regina is home to a unique cluster of educational facilities, training and research institutions, and technology businesses. Innovation Place’s proximity to the University of Regina , Saskatchewan Polytechnic , and the Regina Research Park allows for exciting opportunities for innovative partnerships, intellectual growth, and cross-specialty communication.
For additional information check out the website: Innovation Infrastructure
- Kindergarten to High School (K-12)
- The Public School Board
- The Catholic School Division
- Francophone Schools
University of Regina
The University of Regina is a young and dynamic institution with nine faculties and 25 academic departments, which have established reputations for excellence and innovative programs leading to a bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees.
Federated Colleges at the University of Regina:
The First Nations University of Canada (FNUC) is the only university-level institution in North America developed by First Nations and Indigenous people and is developing into an international centre for excellence for Aboriginal education.
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic (formerly the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology/SIAST) is a nationally recognized, pre-eminent provider of skills and technical training. Through partnerships with business and industry, Saskatchewan Polytechnic ensures their curriculum matches opportunities and needs in the workplace.
Sask Polytechnic – Wascana Campus, Regina
Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research
The Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research is the educational arm of the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan. The Institute is the only wholly Métis owned and controlled education institution of its kind in Canada.
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) has been in existence since 1976, offering training and education programs to First Nations adults in Saskatchewan. SIIT’s programming mixture has evolved to include certified technical, vocational, and trade programming.
Regina Trades and Skills Centre
Regina’s economy is booming and thousands of tradespeople are retiring leading to short term labour shortages everywhere, the demand for new workers is huge and growing. However, most employers do not have the time or resources to train new staff themselves, the Regina Trades and Skills Centre fills that need by training adults for entry-level trades’ jobs in highest demand.
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is the largest healthcare delivery system in southern Saskatchewan, and one of the most integrated health delivery agencies in the country. Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region offers a full range of hospital, rehabilitation, community and public health, long-term care and home care services to meet the needs of more than 260,000 residents living in 120 cities, towns, villages, rural municipalities and 17 First Nation communities within the Region. The Region covers a diverse geographic area of approximately 26,663 square kilometres.
For more information, visit the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region website.