You have to be hardy to really get the most out of Saskatchewan! Winter offers many unique experiences in Watrous Manitou.
Watrous Winter Activities
During the winter months, life revolves around the Watrous Centennial Arena which can seat up to 500 spectators with a fully functional kitchen and lounge. Watrous has Minor Hockey teams for all ages, a Learn to Skate program, a Rec Hockey League as well as the Senior Winterhawks who play in the Long Lake Hockey League. Down the road, the Watrous Curling Rink has 4 artificial ice sheets and a fully functional bar & kitchen.
Manitou Beach Winter Activities
MANITOU BEACH SKATING POND is clear and ready for family fun! Protected in a hollow, you will find it past the very last house on Jean Street, turn left into the parking lot. There are 2 picnic tables and a fire pit. Bring wood, hot chocolate… and marshmallows!
CROKICURL is offered at the Pond. Disks and brooms are available on site. Play one-on-one or with teams. Rules of the game are posted beside the ice which is provided by the Manitou Beach Recreation Board.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING TRAILS are groomed by Manitou Beach Recreation Board volunteers. Enter the Campground trails just past the Manitou Beach Hall. Enter the trailson the Golf Course at the Clubhouse. Skis, boots, poles, and snowshoes are available for rent through the community. The Manitou Beach Recreation Board ski equipment and showshoes are available for rent at Little Manitou Art Gallery, 204 Elizabeth Ave., Manitou Beach. Check Manitou Beach Pond & Trail facebook page for equipment information and trail updates.
WELLINGTON PARK is a winter wonderland. This spring-fed stream runs year-round. Walking trails along the stream are tranquil and picturesque. Take some birdseed if you want the chickadees to eat right out of your hand.
Don’t Forget Indoor Attractions!
Go for a swim or soak at Manitou Springs Mineral Spa, visit the Heritage Centre in Watrous or one of the Art Galleries, or go dancing or attend concerts at Danceland! Check the calendar for scheduled events or concerts!
SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO AT MANITOU!
Check out the area map for all the things Watrous – Manitou has to offer!