RECREATION / TOURISM

Recreation in the municipality revolves around local, district, and regional programs. As well as local recreation opportunities, the Rural Municipality of Blanshard belongs to the Midwest Recreation District, the Daly-Saskatchewan Recreation District and the Midwest Tourism District.

Oak River - Cardale

  • Sport and Community Clubs, Service Groups and Organizations
  • Minor Baseball and Hockey (Tri-Town)
  • Recreational Adult Hockey
  • Oak River Dodgers Baseball ( MSBL)
  • Mens, Ladies, and Mixed Curling
  • Youth Groups (4-H, etc.)
  • Service Groups and Organizations (WI, UCW, Seniors, Royal Canadian Legion #150)

Midwest Recreation District serves the area of the Town of Hamiota, and the Rural Municipalities of Hamiota, Blanshard, Miniota, and Woodworth.Working closely together, the Facility Foreman and Recreation Director provide facility management to the Hamiota & District Sports Complex, Hamiota Aquatic Centre and Hamiota Municipal Park.  Programs are determined annually and promoted throughout the district.

Recreation Facilities within the Midwest and Daly-Saskatchewan Recreation Districts

HAMIOTA
Hamiota & District
Sports Complex
Hamiota Aquatic Centre
Hamiota Municipal Campground
Hamiota Municipal Park
Hamiota Community Centre
Hamiota Golf Club
Hamiota Tennis Courts
Agricultural Barns
Beach Volleyball Court
Equestrian Riding Arena
Playground
Pitlockery Trail
Chumah Trail

BEULAH
Beulah Community Hall

CARDALE
Cardale Arena
Cardale Ball Diamonds

CRANDALL
Community Hall

DECKER
Decker Riding Ring (Equestrian)
Decker Skating Arena

ISABELLA
Isabella Community Hall

KENTON
Kenton Arena
(skating & curling)
Kenton Ball Park
Kenworth Beach
Kenton Lawn Bowling
Kenton Tennis Courts

MINIOTA
Miniota Community Hall
Miniota Community
Recreation Centre
(curling, skating)
Miniota Drop-In Centre
Miniota Golf Club
Miniota Gun Club
Miniota Sports Grounds
Hooper's Lake and Campground

OAK RIVER
Oak River Memorial Arena
(curling, skating,
ball diamonds)
Oak River Driving Range
Oak River Nature Trail

RAPID CITY
Rapid City Golf Course
Rapid City Beach and Camping
Rapid City Arena (Skating)

RIVERS
Rivers Community Gardens
Rivers Curling Club
Riverdale Golf and Country Club
Rivers Soccer Pitch
Rivers Ball Diamonds
Lake Wahtopanah Provincial Park
Aspen Trail

MidWest Tourism District
Chairperson: Larry Oakden (204) 764-2847

Organized to promote the area encompassing the Rural Municipalities of Hamiota, Miniota, Blanshard, Woodworth and the Town of Hamiota. Festivals, special events, specialty farms, camping, museums, sporting facilities, cultural events, eco tourism, boating, fishing, hiking and more can be enjoyed within these boundaries.

LAKES AND RESORTS

SHOAL LAKE - BURLINGTON BEACH (30 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping, cottages

SALT LAKE (15 minutes)
Swimming, camping, cottages

ROSSMAN LAKE (45 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping, golf, cottages, food, restaurants

SANDY LAKE (45 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping, golf, cottages, food, gas, restaurants

KENTON DAM (15 minutes) - fishing, camping

ARROW LAKE (50 minutes) - fishing

STEWARTS LAKE (45 minutes) - fishing

SEECH LAKE (45 minutes) - fishing, camping


NATIONAL PARKS


RIDING MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK - Clear Lake, Lake Audy, Town of Wasagaming and more (60 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping, golf, hiking trails, cottages, food, gas, restaurants, bicycle & boat rentals


PROVINCIAL PARKS

ASESSIPPI PROVINCIAL PARK (75 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping

LAKE WAHTOPANAH - RIVERS LAKE (30 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping, cottages

SPRUCE WOODS PROVINCIAL PARK (95 minutes)
Swimming, fishing, camping, hiking trails, restaurants


MUSEUMS


HAMIOTA PIONEER MUSEUM
Located within Town limits, right next door to the Aquatic Centre

CLACK MUSEUM (20 minutes)
Located from Oak River 3 miles east, 3 miles south, 1 east and ½ mile south

CLEGG MUSEUM (20 minutes)
Located 2 ½ miles south of Arrow River

STILL MUSEUM (20 minutes)
Located in the hamlet of Isabela


ANNUAL EVENTS

OAK RIVER FAIR - JULY

RIVERS FAIR - JULY

DAUPHIN (120 minutes) - COUNTRYFEST

MINNEDOSA (45 minutes) - CLASSIC ROCK FESTIVAL

NEEPAWA (40 minutes) - LILY FESTIVAL


ACCOMMODATIONS

Oak River Inn ( Oak River )

Oak River Campground ( Oak River )