As part of the Provincial Capital Commission, Wascana Centre, in partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan, City of Regina and the University of Regina, is committed to ensuring we continue to be top a tourism attraction within the Capital City.
The Provincial Capital Commission Act was legislated in 2017 by the Government of Saskatchewan establishing a Board of Directors representing Wascana Centre’s three participating parties. The Board contains three representatives from the Government of Saskatchewan and one each from the City of Regina and University of Regina.
The Province of Saskatchewan
Lloyd Building, Legislative Building, Saskatchewan Power Research & Development Building, Sound Stage, TC Douglas Building, Walter Scott Building View Website
City of Regina
Numerous City facilities are located within the centre including the Wascana Pool and the historic Bandstand. Douglas Park is home to the Canada Games Athletic Complex as well as softball diamonds, tennis courts, pickle ball courts and a cricket pitch.
University of Regina
Both the University of Regina main campus and College Avenue campus are housed within Wascana Centre. The U of R has an enrollment of over 15,000 full and part-time students and their campuses house numerous green spaces and athletic fields.
Within Wascana Centre
BAR WILLOW EATERY
Founded in 1917, Campion College is named for the Jesuit priest and scholar, St. Edmund Campion. Today, Campion College boasts a faculty complement of 23 full-time professors, offering courses in the areas of Arabic, Astronomy, Catholic Studies, Classics, English, Film Studies, History, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Statistics, and Theatre Studies.
Canada Saskatchewan Production Studios
Built in 1913, this structure has served as a normal school, military training facility, and the fine arts building for the University of Regina before becoming the Canada Saskatchewan Production Studios in 2002. The Canada Saskatchewan Production Studios have three sound stages which have served as the home for feature length movies, television sitcoms as well as various other needs of the media industry. The building is approximately 82,000 square feet with three separate sound stages from 7,000 to 15,000 square feet. Carpentry, makeup, wardrobe & other production facilities are also located on site. The sound stage connects to the CBC Broadcasting Centre, allowing for easy access to their facilities and equipment.
Canadian Naval Reserve - Queen Building
The Queen building is set within the east side of Wascana Centre in Regina. The minimally decorated, two-storey building which shows the influence of the modern movement, features horizontal massing, a flat roof and horizontal bands of windows in the manner of the International Style. The Queen Building is associated with the increase in spending by the Department of National Defense on permanent military infrastructure during the cold war. This included the construction of permanent building for training and administration. The Queen building is associated with the history of the local naval reserve, unit HMCS Queen, which was formed in Regina in 1923.
The Culliton Centre, also known as the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), is located at 2550 Broad Street. Directly within Wascana Centre, the CNIB help people with visual impairments to better their lives.
Regina’s Edible Campus currently contains three gardens. The first is the First Nations University Shared Garden, located at the rear of the building, between Ring Road and the parking lot. The second, Le Potager, is located between the Language Institute building and the North Residence. The third garden, the RPIRG Green Patch, is located South of the Archer Library. Regina’s Edible Campus intends to achieve strategic objective in order to foster student and staff engagement, and to act as a model for sustainable development. The partners include, Wascana Centre Authority, the University of Regina, the Institut francais, First Nations University of Canada, and the Regina Public Interest Research Group.
Conexus Arts Centre
Craft Services: The MacKenzie Art Gallery Café
Located within the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Craft Services is a place where people meet, where all are equal, the food is nourishing, sustaining and flavourful. It is the creative engine for the creative industries, where visual art, food, music, poetry, film, movement and more will intermingle and create transformative experiences.
First Nations University
First Nations University of Canada was established in 1976 as the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (SIFC) through a federated partnership with the University of Regina. The University is independently administered offering post-secondary education in a culturally-supportive First Nations environment.
Through partnerships and collaboration, Innovation Place provides the foundation for innovation, research and technology that supports Saskatchewan’s economic prosperity. Innovation Place is one of North Americas most successful university related technology parks with facilities in Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert.
Lakeshore Tennis Club
The Lakeshore Tennis Club is located south of the Legislative Buildings, along Lakeshore Drive. In 1915 the Lakeshore Tennis Club was established for use by civil service employees, with the primary objective of encouraging sociability and healthy exercise among government employees, and had four grass courts. By 1924 the increase in membership meant the addition of a fifth court and the surface of all courts was converted to crushed shale which was replaced by asphalt in 1959. The club underwent another change in 2004 with the addition of 3 more courts which were built to international specifications and used for the 2005 Canada Summer Games.
Luther College at the University of Regina is committed to retaining the personal atmosphere, individual attention, and sense of community that only a small university can offer. Informed by a progressive understanding of Christianity, their intimate community, combined with the resources and faculty at U of R, provide students with unique opportunities in undergraduate education.
Mackenzie Art Gallery
Experience the visual beauty of the MacKenzie Art Gallery featuring exhibits and programs that run all year round. Located inside the T.C. Douglas building, the gallery maintains a strong belief that art does matter, and the staff at the MacKenzie strive to keep that belief alive.
Regina Rowing Club
Whether you are a new member just joining the club, an established rower renewing your membership, a parent of a rower, or a learn-to-row participant trying out our sport, we welcome you to the Regina Rowing Club (RRC).
Regina Ski Club
Are you looking for up-to-date information on the ski trails that are offered and maintained by the Regina Ski Club? Check out the club's homepage to find all the information needed.
Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Take a look at all the secrets unearthed at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Play with the giant Tyrannosaurus Rex named Megamunch or learn about the life of the ancient aboriginal people of Saskatchewan and beyond. There is something to captivate the minds of young and old.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers many certificate and trade programs suitable for a variety of interests, from the world of agriculture to the the world of business and computers. Learn a trade and take control of your future!
Saskatchewan Science Centre
Providing opportunities for families to play and learn together, the Saskatchewan Science Centre encourages experiments, surprises you with stage shows, wows you with workshops, and features Saskatchewan’s tallest indoor climbing wall. The Kramer IMAX Theatre enhances this learning experience by featuring science, travel, and nature-oriented films on its giant screen.
Skye Café and Bistro
Skye Bistro & Café is a restaurant and coffee bar located inside the Saskatchewan Science Centre. Surrounded by the beauty of Wascana Centre, Skye is an environmentally sustainable seed-to-plate restaurant with one goal in mind: bring fresh, seasonal, exciting cuisine to the local table!
QUEEN CITY DISABLED SAILING CLUB
Wascana Racing Canoe Club
Wascana Racing Canoe Club is a sprint racing canoe/kayak club located on Wascana Lake. We providing youth and adults with fun paddling opportunities and have produced national and international level athletes.
Wascana Rehab Centre
The Wascana Rehabilitation Centre provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation programs for adults and children, as well as specialized long-term care. A wide variety of programming including Functional Rehabilitation, Amputee Services, Spinal Cord Injury Services and Orthopedics, Children's Services, Adult Rehabilitation, Extended Care and Veteran's Services are available to meet the particular needs of clients. The Centre serves the population of southern Saskatchewan.