Outlook & District

Park Info

Season:
May long weekend - September 30, 2020. (Weather Permitting)
Park Entry:
$8.00 per day.
Payment Information:
Cash, Cheque, Interac, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
GPS:
51.48489 -107.06715
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Park Description

Framed by the picturesque traffic bridge on the south and the historical C.N.R bridge on the north, the panoramic view of the South Saskatchewan River is the setting for the Outlook & District Regional Park. Located adjacent to the Town of Outlook, this 100 acre park is able to satisfy the recreational needs of the entire family. The natural beauty of the park, the spacious campsites and the mature golf course make this park a popular spot for family reunions, a weekend getaway or an extended stay. Visit our website to see what the Park, Golf Course and Town have to offer.


Local Services

The Town of Outlook has a variety of shopping experiences, worship services, banking, repair services, motels, restaurants and gas stations. A laundromat and rental store are available as well. There is also a medical clinic, hospital and an RCMP detachment. Town maps are available at the park entry booth.


Local Attractions

Visit the brand new Van Raay & Community Swimming Pool! There are waterslides, lane swimming, a wading pool area and swim lessons available. The pool is located beside the Jim Kook Rec Complex on the east end of town, which is a quick 2 minute drive from the Park gates. Check out the Town of Outlook website (https://townofoutlook.ca) for more information on the Pool and RecPlex. The Jim Kook RecPlex offers an arena, a four sheet curling rink, a bowling alley and ball diamonds, which are home to the Outlook River Hawks senior baseball team. Downtown Outlook also hosts a local Farmers Market every Friday morning. Across the street from the Farmers Market you will find the Reel Movie Theater playing the latest and greatest shows. The Wheatland Regional Library is located near the school, and finally there is the Kinsmen Park featuring a fun spray park.


Park / Area History

The park was established in 1922 with the old swimming pool(closed) being built as the second swimming pool(closed) in Saskatchewan. The area had been a recreational site since World War I. The natural terrain of the park along the east bank of the South Saskatchewan River includes some of the oldest stands of elm trees, confirmed by the Canadian Forestry Service to be over 150 years old. The 100 acre site became a regional park in 1961. Campsites and a large picnic area are situated around the elm trees. In 1971 a nine-hole golf course was constructed along the scenic east bank of the South Saskatchewan River. In 1984, 26 new electrical campsites were added with a washroom/shower facility.

In 2000, 13 new 30 amp & water campsites, group camping and a washroom/shower facility were added to the park. In 2009, 19 new 30 amp & water campsites were created. In 2011 there were 13 new 30 amp & water campsites added to the park. In 2017, after closing the swimming pool, the change rooms were renovated and provided the North end of the park with a new washroom/shower facility.


Barrier Free Access

Campsites: Level grass/gravel. Wheelchair accessible washrooms and showers are available.


Driving Directions

Highway 15 runs right through the Town of Outlook, so if your entering Town from either direction just turn west onto Progress Ave from Highway 15 and after a few blocks you will find the Outlook and District Regional Park entry booth.

Policies

Persons camping in the park must be 19 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Watercraft such as jet skis are not permitted through park gates. Please note that fees are subject to change. Pets must be on a leash at all times when in the park.  No outside firewood is permitted in the park.  Golf cart use is only permitted for golfers, who must take the most direct route to and from the golf course.  Campers with low mobility may use their golf cart to travel to and from the washroom/shower facilities only if they have a valid handicap placard.

Dogs are allowed into the Park, but not in the playground areas.  Please keep dogs on a leash and kindly clean up any mess they leave behind.

 Camping Fees

(prices subject to change without notice)

Description Unit Amount
Campsite – 15 Amp Daily $20.00
Campsite – 15 Amp Monthly $450.00
Campsite – 30 Amp Daily $30.00
Campsite – 30 Amp Monthly $750.00

 Golfing Fees

(prices subject to change without notice)

Riverview Golf Club is located within the boundaries of the Outlook & District Regional Park.  All vehicles entering the park must have a valid pass on their vehicle.  The golf course pricing listed below does not include the pass cost to enter the park.  You must have either a season pass ($45.00) or a day pass ($8.00) displayed in the vehicle(s) coming into the park.

Description Unit Amount
Adult 9 Holes $23.00
Adult All Day $35.00
Junior (Ages 12 – 18) 9 Holes $15.00
Junior (Ages 12 – 18) Daily $20.00
Junior Junior (Ages 11 & under) 9 Holes $8.00
Senior (55+) 9 Holes $20.00
Senior (55+) All Day $30.00
Adult Membership Seasonally $600.00
Family / Couple Membership Seasonally $1050.00
Senior Membership Seasonally Call for Price
Intermediate Membership (Ages 19 – 24) Seasonally $350.00
Junior Membership (Ages 13 – 18) Seasonally $150.00
Cart Rental – Power 9 Holes/Per Person $12.00
Cart Rental – Power 18 Holes/Per Person $24.00
Trackage 9 Holes $5.00
Rickshaw Rental Daily $4.00
Rickshaw Rental Seasonally $40.00
Storage Compound Fee Seasonally Call for Price
Locker Storage Seasonally $20.00

Rentals/Other Fees

(prices subject to change without notice)

Description Unit Amount
Firewood Per Bundle $8.00
Camp Kitchen Rental Call For Pricing TBD
30 Amp RV Cord Rental – 50ft Deposit $100.00
RV Water hose Rental – 25ft Deposit $50.00
Portable Sewer Dump Per Use $5.00
Horse Shoes Deposit $20.00

 

 

  • Barrier Free Areas (Wheelchair Accessible)
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Geocaching
  • Golf Course Club House (Licensed)
  • Group Camping (Electrical and Water)
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Pet Friendly
  • Potable Water
  • Recreation Program (Supervised)
  • Volleyball Court
  • Camp Kitchen / Picnic Shelter
  • Fire Wood
  • Golf Course 9 Hole Grass Greens
  • Golf Course Pro Shop
  • Hall and/or Shelter Rental
  • Licensed Establishment
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Telephone
  • Sewer Dump Station
  • Washrooms (Modern / Running Water)
  • Camping (Electricity and Water)
  • Fishing
  • Golf Course Club House (Appetizers)
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking Trails
  • Outdoor Theatre / Stage
  • Playground
  • Quiet Time Enforced
  • Showers
  • Wildlife Viewing

Camping

Many of the sites in the Outlook and District Regional Park are right along the South Saskatchewan Riverbank, while others are well sheltered in among the stand of ancient Elm Trees.  There are 80 well treed spacious campsites, 30 Amp with water. One group of 4 sites with 15 amp power has a playground at the center while there is a brand new playground with easy access by three areas of campsites. There are newly developed sites with a view of the river and another group of new sites as well. Each site has a pole barbecues and a picnic table. There are tenting sites available and 3 modern washroom facilities with showers, one is wheelchair accessible. Flush toilets are located throughout the park. A trailer sewage disposal site is beside one of the washrooms. All water in the park is provided by the town of Outlook. A large camp kitchen is available for group rentals. Day picnic sites are also available and have picnic tables and pole barbecues.


Group Camping

There are 10 campsites available in a separate area for group camping. Each site is serviced with water and 30 amp power. Sites are located near a washroom facility.  There is also a Camp Kitchen available for half day or full day rentals.

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Golf

The nine hole golf course features irrigated grass greens and fairways. The scenic course along the riverbank is shaded by trees and provides a challenge to any level of golfer. Campers can enjoy Ladies night every Wednesday and Mens night every Thursday. The air conditioned clubhouse offers food and beverage services, power carts, club rentals, and lessons offered by the course CPGA pro. Numerous tournaments are held from May to September. Phone the clubhouse at 306-867-8266 for tee times. Check our website for details on the opening date.  Please remember that you need either a season pass or a day pass to enter the park.

  • 9 Hole Grass Greens
  • Yardage Markers
  • Air Conditioned, Licensed Clubhouse
  • Washrooms
  • Showers
  • Dining Facilities
  • Snack Bar
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Outdoor Patio
  • BBQ Facilities

Swimming

The new Van Raay & Community Pool is located just up the hill in the Town of Outlook.  It is a beautiful new facility offering fun for the whole family.  There are also swimming lessons available in July and August.  Call the Pool Staff at (306) 867-9643 or go to the Town of Outlook website for additional information. https://townofoutlook.ca

Playground/Recreation Activities

Sites 1-26, now named “Nichol Place”, is home to the children’s playground. There is also a set of swings in the “Bowl” and teeter totters in the “Ladle” which is located behind the old swimming pool. The second playground in the park is located across the road from campsites 40-53, group and overflow camping.

Boating and Fishing

Canoes can be launched from an access west of the now closed swimming pool. The rivers extensive shoreline offers many opportunities to stop for a shore lunch. The river is now part of the Chief Whitecap Waterway where  kayak and paddleboard enthusiast enjoy the beautiful water and scenery.  Fishermen can take advantage of the numerous walleye and jackfish found in the river. Motorboats can launch a short distance away at the Broderick reservoir. Lake Diefenbaker, 40 km away, is the largest body of freshwater in Southern Saskatchewan and was formed by the creation of the Gardiner Dam, Canada’s largest earth-filled dam. Lake Diefenbaker is home to walleye, northern pike, rainbow trout, sauger, burbot, lake trout, yellow perch and goldeye.

Hiking/Nature Trails

Six kms of hiking trails including the old traffic bridge (lovingly referred to as B.O.B or Big Orange Bridge) which spans the South Saskatchewan River are part of the Trans Canada Trail. These well maintained trails allow a gorgeous panoramic view of the river. Hikers and bikers are welcome to enjoy the shade of a variety of trees and to watch for signs of the many types of wildlife that make their home in the park. Numerous lookouts along the riverbank and the Trans Canada Trail in the park provide a view of thousands of cranes and geese landing on the river.

Additional Features

Stay tuned to our facebook page and website for any special events going on in the Park!