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Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport

People playing hockey outside 

We love the outdoors. We nourish the arts and culture. We encourage sport and recreation. We explore and preserve our past. We are passionate about this province and foster that passion in others.


1. Information you might be looking for


Learn about Saskatchewan’s vibrant creative sector including attractions and festivals happening in the province.


Saskatchewan’s welcoming people and warm hospitality makes it a great place to attend a major event. See what events are coming up.


Discover how heritage properties, archaeological and palaeontological sites are identified and protected in Saskatchewan.

Hunting Trapping and Angling

Learn more about hunting, angling and trapping activities in Saskatchewan. Buy a hunting, angling or trapping licence, apply for hunting draws, or a permit. 

Provincial Park Management

Learn about conservation and ecosystem management in the province. Get information about owning a cottage in a provincial park. Find out how to expand or develop a business in a park.

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Find information on the many events and exhibits at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. From the mightiest dinosaurs to the smallest insects, we've got you covered.

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks

Search a list of campgrounds near resort communities, RV parks, and back-country destinations in Saskatchewan. Online camping reservations are available during the spring and summer months.

Sports and Recreation

Information on sports and recreation activities in Saskatchewan, and the many benefits for improved quality of life for citizens.

Tourism Saskatchewan

Whether you live in Saskatchewan or are planning a visit, Tourism Saskatchewan can help you plan your next adventure.


2. Plans and Annual Reports

Plan for 2018-19

The plan for 2018-19 reflects the Government’s goals of sustaining growth and opportunities for Saskatchewan people, meeting the challenges of growth, securing a better quality of life for all Saskatchewan people and delivering responsive and responsible government.

For previous Ministry plans, please visit Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.

Annual Reports

The Ministry of Parks Culture and Sport's 2016-17 Annual Report presents the ministry’s activities and results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. It reports to the public and elected officials on public commitments made and other key accomplishments of the Ministry.

Previous fiscal year annual reports can be found by visiting Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.


3. Programs and services

Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan

Dedicated to supporting the pursuit of excellence by high-performance athletes and coaches in Saskatchewan.

Developers' Online Screening Tool

Screen your development to determine if you need a heritage assessment (HRIA)

Archaeological/Paleontological Permits and Site Forms

Permit applications and site forms for archaeological and paleontological work.

Interprovincial Sport and Recreation Council

Provides a forum for provincial/territorial government officials for sharing new information and creating new avenues of cooperation.

Recreation and Sport - Federal and Provincial Cooperation

Saskatchewan and the federal government work together on a number of sport and recreation initiatives.

Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation

We imagine a future in which Saskatchewan residents are engaged and aware of the value of heritage in contributing to sustainable communities and a richer sense of place.

Saskatchewan Register of Heritage Property
Explore our province's heritage using the online, searchable database.

4. Ministers and managers

Twyla MacDougall
Twyla MacDougall, Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-5050
Fax (306) 798-0033
Mailing Address 1st Floor, 3211 Albert Street, Regina, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 5W6
Jennifer Johnson, Assistant Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-0619
Fax (306) 798-0033
Mailing Address 1st Floor, 3211 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 5W6
Darin Banadyga, Executive Director

Sport, Culture and Recreation

Phone (306) 787-0685
Fax (306) 798-3177
Mailing Address 1st Floor, 3211 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 5W6
Jill Sveinson, A/Executive Director

Communications Branch

Phone (306) 787-5781
Fax (306) 798-0033
Mailing Address 1st Floor, 3211 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 5W6

5. Forms and publications

You can find all publications for this ministry in the Publications Centre.

6. Legislation

The following acts and regulations are administered by the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport and are available in pdf format.  The url links below are provided with the consent of the Queen’s Printer for Saskatchewan pursuant to Government of Saskatchewan copyright policies.  Printed copies of the legislation are also available  through the Queen’s Printer website.

To order or subscribe, please visit  If you don’t have Adobe Reader on your system, you can download it for free.


A complete list of the Acts that this ministry is responsible are listed here.

As required by legislation, it is the policy of our ministry not to discuss the specifics of any individual case or disclose any personal information. 


7. News releases

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