Saskatoon Spots & Recreation: Saskatoon's Competitive Sports scene information, listings and links
Saskatoon has some great opportunities to watch somebody ELSE sweat it out, with some top-level competitive athletes.
Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League (W.H.L.) play other teams across Western Canada from Brandon, Manitoba west to Portland Orgegon.. Watch some of the most exciting hockey out there as the NHL stars of the future prove their worth. Regular season runs from September through March, with games played at Saskatchewan Place, just north of the airport. (306) 938-7800 or 1-800-970-7328
University of Saskatchewan Huskies The U of S's varsity teams are all called "Huskies". The University's football team have been dubbed "the team of the ninties" winning the Vanier Cup (top Canadian University team) three times ('90, '96, '98). Other U of S varsity teams which play other Universities across western Canada include the sports of Basketball, Hockey, Volleyball, Football, Wrestling, Track & Field, Soccer, (306) 966-4343.
Bridge City Speedway Saskatoon's motor speedway attracts 2,000 fans every other Friday night from April until October (with special shows on Saturdays). Weekly races and drag races thrill car enthusiasts, beginning at 7:30 pm. Located on Range Rd, 1.6 km north of Attridge Drive, just past the Forestry Farm. 306-651-3278 (651-RACE)
Marquis Downs Racecourse Live thoroughbred racing and simulcasts from June to September. Facilities at Prairieland Exhibition Park include three fully licensed restaurants. Free admission, free parking. After race season (November to May) simulcast racing moves to the Emerald Casino. 306-242-6855.
Saskatchewan International Raceway (S.I.R.) Home of Saskatchewan's NHRA Championship Drag Racing on a quarter mile straight track. Major racing events featuring both cards and motorcyles are held on weekends from may to September. 13 km south on Highway 11. (306) 955-3724