Parks & Recreation Department

Department Staff

Recreation Director

Shayla Duquette                    email:   rosetownrecreation@sasktel.net

Recreation Supervisor

Orin McPhail

Full Time Parks & Recreation Workers

Don McQueen, Jason Howey, and Shane Kruger


 


Parks & Recreation Department Facilities

The Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the following facilities in Rosetown:  AGT Foods Centre; Rosetown Leisure Aquatic Centre; Sports Grounds (including Ball Diamonds, Beach Volleyball Court; Outdoor Rink & Soccer Pitches); Tennis Courts; Parks; Walking Trail; Library; etc.  The department also shares duties with Public Works department in regards to the Cemetery; Blvd. trees; Town lots;  etc.  There are some groups that the department works with as well on different areas of the Town:  Communities in Bloom; Riding Club; Curling Club; etc.

For Facility Information & Pictures go to:

Library                                                   rosetrail 2

AGT Foods Centre

Rosetown Leisure Aquatic Centre

Walking Trail 

Sports Grounds


Programs & Services

Please note that the Programs & Services listed below are EITHER held in Town of Rosetown Facilities or operated by the Town of Rosetown Parks & Recreation Department.  There are a number of programs & services in Rosetown held in other facilities and operated by volunteer groups in the community.  Please follow this link to go to a listing of the Community Groups in Rosetown - click here!

Hockey Programs in Rosetown

The Minor Hockey Program in Rosetown is organized by the Rosetown Minor Athletics Association (RMAA).  The RMAA handles registration, fees, coaches, officials & teams.  RMAA also handles the equipment; currently the RMAA Equipment Manager position is filled by a volunteer Board Member.  The Parks & Recreation Department assists with registration; does the ice schedule and is responsible for the operation & maintenance of the facility.  The RMAA holds a number of special events and fundraisers throughout the year.  Regular seasonal programming includes:  Annual Power Skating Clinics; Minor Hockey Weekend in Saskatchewan; and the SHA Hockey Officials Clinic.

Click Here to visit the RMAA Website

The two Rosetown Senior Red Wings Hockey Club  are volunteer groups. The Senior Hockey teams play in the Sask Valley Hockey League and Chinook Hockey League.  The AAA Redwigns will be running the annual Hockey School for minor hockey athletes. Both teams do number of fundraisers throughout the year. 

Ball Programs in Rosetown

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The Minor Ball Program in Rosetown is organized by the Rosetown Minor Athletics Association (RMAA).  The RMAA handles registration, fees, coaches, umpires & teams.   RMAA also handles the equipment; currently the RMAA Equipment Manager is filled by a volunteer Board Member.  The Parks & Recreation Department assists with registration and does the scheduling of the ball diamonds for practice and play.  The Department is also responsible for booking and keys for the batting cage.  The Department also does the mowing of the outfields and the dragging of the infields.  The team coaches are responsible to do the lining of the diamonds prior to games.

There is currently no adult softball program in Rosetown.  In 2010 a Senior Baseball team was started which played exhibition games, tournaments and entered provincial playdowns.  In 2011 they are looking to get into a league.  This team was started by Ryan Wickett 831-0143 & Kent Carlson 831-8087.

The Co-ed Slo-pitch league is organized by Community Volunteers who handle the rules, schedule and playoff format (if necessary).  Annually a league meeting is held in April to find out the number of teams; individuals looking to join teams & to discuss rules/schedule/playoff format.  The Parks & Recreation Department does the diamond scheduling.  First priority on the diamonds is the minor ball program.  

The Rosetown Angels is a senior mens baseball team centred out of Rosetown. They have been established for a several years.

Click here to visit the Fertile Valley League Website

The Angels have been Fertile Valley League Champions 4 times in the past several years.

Soccer Programs in Rosetown

The Rosetown Outdoor Soccer program is currently operated by the Parks & Recreation Department utilizing soccer fields at the community parks (Knights of Colombus Park & Kinsmen Park), Walter Aseltine School and Rosetown Central High School.  Coaching and managing is done by community volunteers and parents.  The 6 & under age group plays in Rosetown; the 8 & Under and older age groups play out of town in the Sask. Central Soccer League.  In 2011 the Rosetown Outdoor Soccer Program was taken over by community volunteers Grant Martens, Murray Clarke & Mike Morrill.

Sask. Central Soccer League: check out the website - click here!

Rosetown Leisure Aquatic Centre

The pool will open at end of May/start of June for the season.  Click here for more Info.                                                               

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Rosetown Community Youth Project (RCYP)

The Town of Rosetown Parks & Recreation Department is involved with the annual summer program in the community as part of the Rosetown Community Youth Project (RCYP) Committee; funding; facilities and supervision of staff.  

2017 Staff are Denise Fullerton and Shantel Hill


Resources for Community Clubs and Organizations

Planning an event and you want help advertising or want to ensure that there is not a conflicting event on your proposed date? Check out our Calendar of Upcoming Events.

To submit your event to be added to this listing please email a poster or the pertinent information to rosetownrecreation@sasktel.net or townadministration@sasktel.net

Advertising your event or program?

It is possible to post events on the Town of Rosetown website Calendar of Events by emailing rosetownrecreation@sasktel.net

You can also advertise on the AGT Foods Centre (901 Highway 4 North) sign at little or no charge.  For more information review the Advertising Policy or contact rosetownrecreation@sasktel.net

Looking for funding for your activity or program?

Check out the listing of funding opportunities we have put together - click here!

Do you have a Volunteer Committee or Board and are looking for some type of board or leadership development?

Sask. Sport Inc. has an Online Volunteer Training Centre that has a number of modules that can be done online instead of at a workshop or meeting.

The Government of Saskatchewan also has some information online for Non-Profit Organizations.

Do you need a facility for your event or gathering?

AGT Foods Centre:  View Rental Rates & Information

What about tables & chairs for your event or gathering?

Tables & Chairs:  View Rental Information

What about a TENT?

The Town of Rosetown has two tents that are available for rental to communities and/or groups within a certain radius of Rosetown.  For more information check out the following & for bookings or to check on availability phone 306-882-2214.

Tent Rental Policy (including sizes & pricing) - click here!

Tent Rental Contract (complete & return) - click here!


Other Services & Information

What is the Child Fitness Tax Credit and how does it work?

The Canadian Revenue Agency has information on their website about the Child Fitness Tax Credit which started in 2007.

Is Rosetown part of the provincial Sport, Culture & Recreation delivery system??? 

Rosetown is located in the Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation.  The Rivers West District was formed in 2009 through the amalgamation of the Zone 7 Sports Council; Wild Goose Recreation Association (WGRA); Battlefords Regional Recreation Association (BRRA) and the Rivers Junction Recreation Association (RJRA).  This amalgamation was part of a provincial Building Better Communities process. 

The Rivers West District has it's own website - click here!

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