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Councillor Blog July 2024

Welcome back fellow residents of White City (and those reading from the surrounding area) for the July 2024 edition of the White City Councillor Blog. This month’s blog is your personal invitation to the exciting summer events we have planned for the community.

We are thrilled to invite you to a series of exciting summer events designed to bring our community together and celebrate the importance of recreation in White City. June was recently declared Parks and Recreation Month, and we have a fantastic lineup of activities planned for the upcoming months. Mark your calendars and join us for fun, entertainment, and community spirit!

Movie in the Park - July 11

Grab your lawn chairs and join us for an enchanting evening under the stars at Movie in the Park on Thursday, July 11. Presented by Summer Bash YQR, the Disney movie, Wish, will be played on a huge outdoor screen at Serbu Park! The pre-show begins around 8:30 and the movie will begin at dusk. Admission is free so bring out the whole family for the perfect summer night of entertainment!

Bronco Park Opening - July 16

We are excited to announce the official opening of Bronco Park in mid-July! The exact date will be confirmed soon, but we’re planning a grand celebration to unveil this wonderful new addition to our community’s recreational spaces. While the main structure was open for resident use last year, we are adding additional amenities including swings! Stay tuned for more details and be ready to join us to officially open White City’s newest park.

Council BBQ and Theatre in the Park - August 21

On Wednesday, August 21, we will be hosting our annual Council BBQ followed by Theatre in the Park. Come meet your local Council members, enjoy delicious BBQ, and then settle in for a captivating live theatre performance presented by SaskExpress. This event promises great food, family-friendly entertainment, and a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow residents – all at no cost to you! More details including the performance time will be posted on our website and social media platforms as the date approaches.

Fun Run - September 22

Get ready to lace up your running shoes for the White City Fun Run on Sunday, September 22. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just looking for a fun way to stay active, this event is for you. Join us for a scenic run through our beautiful community and celebrate the joy of outdoor exercise and recreation. We have 3km, 5km and 10km options available. Walk or run, it’s up to you!

The Importance of Recreation in White City

Recreation plays a vital role in enhancing the quality of life for all residents of White City. It promotes physical health, mental well-being, and a sense of community. Our many parks and recreational programs provide spaces for families to bond, individuals to stay active, and neighbours to connect. As Parks and Recreation Month comes to a close, we encourage everyone to take advantage of the numerous recreational opportunities available in our community year-round.

If you have any questions, have a comment, want more information, or want to suggest a topic for a future blog please email or call 306-781-2355 – we look forward to hearing from you!

                                                                                                                                                -Mayor Brian Fergusson

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