North Park, Saskatoon

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North Park
North Park welcome sign
North Park welcome sign
Coordinates: 52°08′52″N 106°39′01″W / 52.147778°N 106.650278°W / 52.147778; -106.650278Coordinates: 52°08′52″N 106°39′01″W / 52.147778°N 106.650278°W / 52.147778; -106.650278
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Suburban Development AreaLawson Suburban Development Area
NeighbourhoodNorth Park
 • TypeMunicipal (Ward 1)
 • Administrative bodySaskatoon City Council
 • CouncillorDarren Hill
 • Total1,910
 • Average Income
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)

North Park is a community which is just to the north of the Meewasin Riverworks observation area and the CPR Bridge. It has access along its eastern perimeter to the scenic walking trails along the South Saskatchewan River developed by the Meewasin Valley Authority. The average home selling price in 2006 was $101,176- $139,704. Each family was approximately 2.1 residents, and 63.9% of the residents owned their own home.Statistics c2006 - [1] According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $290,594.[2]


Within the Lawson Suburban Development Area (West Side), the neighbourhood of North Park is bordered by the south Saskatchewan River on the east and Warman Road which lay parallel to each other. 33rd Street East to the south and Hazen Street demarks the northernmost limit.[3]


There are some historic dwellings in North Park, as there was some development before World War II. Most of the construction of this area, however came to be in the decade after.

The Municipal Railway opened January 1, 1913 and contributed considerably to the growth of North Park and other outlying districts. The South Saskatchewan River provided prime real estate with a view of the scenic Meewasin Valley.[4][5]

North Park with a rich and varied lifestyle and history is documented in this book: E.T. Pete Russell. 'The History of North Park'.


Streets are laid out bordering the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River and are mainly a grid fashion. The north and south avenues which are central to the community, and corrections have been made to adapt and Empress Avenue and Spadina Crescent which run along the South Saskatchewan River


North Park Wilson School
1505 9th Avenue North

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S7K 2Z8

School boardSaskatoon Public School Division
PrincipalKristin Siba
Vice PrincipalCarey Blatchford
GradesKindergarten to Grade 8
Enrollment237[6] (2017)
Education systemPublic
Feeder toMarion M. Graham Collegiate
École St. Paul School
St Paul Elementary School (Saskatoon).jpg
1527 Alexandra Avenue

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S7K 3C1

Religious affiliation(s)Catholic
Opened1953 (1953)[7]
School boardGreater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
PrincipalTed View
Vice PrincipalJean-Nicolas Rapp
GradesKindergarten to Grade 8
Enrollment157[6] (2017)
Education systemSeparate
LanguageEnglish, French Immersion
Feeder toBishop James Mahoney High School

Government and politics[edit]

North Park exists within the federal electoral district of Saskatoon—University. It is currently represented by Brad Trost of the Conservative Party of Canada, first elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2015.[11]

Provincially, the area is within the constituency of Saskatoon Meewasin. It is currently represented by Ryan Meili of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, first elected in a 2017 by-election.[12]

In Saskatoon's non-partisan municipal politics, North Park lies within ward 1. It is currently represented by Darren Hill, first elected in 2006.[13]


Shopper's Drug Mart is located on 7th Avenue and 33rd Street. North Park also has close access to a small light industrial area of City Park to the south of 33rd Street East.

Area parks[edit]

  • Marriott Park - 0.77 acres (3,100 m2)
  • Horn Park - 0.44 acres (1,800 m2)
  • North Park Rec. Unit - 0.92 acres (3,700 m2)
Archibald arena


City Transit[edit]

North Park is serviced by City Transit Bus Routes Saskatoon Transit.

33rd Street is a major roadway accessing western Saskatoon. Spadina Crescent provides scenic transportation between the Central Business District and communities to the north which are part of the Lawson SDA. Warman Road is a main access road between Central Business District and the North West Industrial SDA which bypasses North Park with limited arterial access into the neighbourhood.


North Park Richmond Heights sign

The North Park / Richmond Heights Community Association has amalgamated to provide community services for the Saskatoon area between 33rd Street East and Circle Drive utilizing facilities available at North Park-Wilson, River Heights, and St. Paul Schools.[14]


  1. ^ North Park URL accessed April 1, 2007
  2. ^ "North Park". Saskatoon Realty. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  3. ^ Selling an Idea or a Product Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. URL accessed January 27, 2007
  4. ^ City of Saskatoon Archives - History of Saskatoon Archived 2007-02-05 at the Wayback Machine. URL accessed April 1, 2007
  5. ^ Saskatoon 100 Archived 2008-12-23 at the Wayback Machine. URL accessed April 1, 2007
  6. ^ a b Active List of Saskatchewan Schools/Programs (PDF), retrieved 2018-02-10
  7. ^ Celebrating a Century of Faith and Learning - A History of Saskatoon's Catholic Schools. Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. 2015. p. 208-209. ISBN 978-0-9947443-0-2.
  8. ^ "North Park Wilson School". Saskatoon Public School Division. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  9. ^ Blashill, Lorraine (1982), from a little stone school...History of Saskatoon Public Schools. page 98., Saskatoon, SK: Modern press Ltd.
  10. ^ "École St. Paul School". Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  11. ^ Current Members of Parliament, retrieved 2017-04-16
  12. ^ Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan - Members of the Legislative Assembly, retrieved 2017-04-16
  13. ^ City Councillors -, retrieved 2017-04-16
  14. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Community Services · Community ... URL accessed April 1, 2007

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