Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is located on the South Saskatchewan River in south central Saskatchewan province.
Saskatoon is called the "City of Bridges" for its seven river crossings. Saskatchewan’s largest and most vibrant city, Saskatoon offers a variety of family experiences. Dinning options range from fast food to haute cuisine while shopping is available at one of the city’s malls or a local botique in one of several shopping districts. Enjoy a day spa, visit local boutiques or take in the nightlife of a pub. Saskatoon’s museums and heritage sites provide a rich cultural history while the citiy’s major performing arts and concert venues, the TCU Place and the Credit Union Centre, will fill your night with theatre and music. Saskatoon’s many festivals and summer events include the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival, the Jazz Festival, the Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival, the Saskatoon International Fringe Festival, and the Canada Remembers Airshow.
Ice hockey is popular and Saskatoon has many amateur teams. Lacrosse and soccer are also popular local sports. Several golf courses and parks with tennis courts, baseball diamonds and soccer pitches are available for spring, summer and fall. Outdoor ice rinks are available in winter. Launch a canoe and tour the local waters or explore the surrounding country on bike or foot.
With a friendly, progressive business environment, Saskatoon’s economy centres around biotechnology research, potash and uranium mining, food processing, manufacturing and technology. Saskatoon is home to a number of major companies and institutions including University of Saskatchewan.
Affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan are St. Thomas More College, Lutheran Theological Seminary, College of Emmanuel and St. Chad and St. Andrew's College. Other institutes include the First Nations University of Canada Saskatoon campus, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology and the Gabriel Dumont Institute.
The climate offers warm summer days with average temperatures between 16 C and 18 C. Winter is cold, with temperatures averaging between -6 C and -17 C with lows reaching -22 C.
Yellowhead Highway, also known as Highway 16, connects Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia. Saskatoon is a stop on the transcontinental rail route operated by VIA Rail and the Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker International Airport is the main airport for the city with service to North America. Saskatoon Transit operates a network of regular and express bus routes around the city.
A growing city in a majestic land, Saskatoon is a bit of urban culture in a rural landscape. If you want to know more about Canada real estate around Saskatoon or find houses for sale, a good place to start is to see which homes are on the market. Use the forms on this page to customize your search for real estate in Saskatoon and get updates on MLS listings and Saskatoon homes for sale.