Our regions

The Parkland Region

The Parkland Region is ideal for those who love to explore the outdoors year round.

Cross Country Skiing

Close Proximity to Outdoor Activity

Located in East Central Saskatchewan, Yorkton’s Main Campus and Trades & Technology Centre are situated close to Good Spirit Lake and Madge Lake, where popular pastimes include fishing, boating, hiking, canoeing, and golf. For winter fun, we’re also close to two ski hills at Mission Ridge and Asessippi.

Good Spirit Lake
Madge Lake
Mission Ridge
Deer Park Golf Course

Quick Facts

Yorkton, SK

Yorkton is the largest centre in our region and boasts both close proximity to our province's largest cities and a plethora of events and activities throughout the year.

*Statistics from City of Yorkton

^Statistics from Statistics Canada

2016 census



A population of 19,489 as of 2018*


Average Income

An average employment income of $45,135 as of 2015^


Educated Population

44.4% of the population has post-secondary education as of 2016^


Un- Employment

An unemployment rate of 6.5% as of 2016^


Rental Rate

An average rental rate of $884 per month in 2017^


Vacancy Rate

A vacancy rate of 8.4% as of 2017*

Yorkton Terriers

Arts, culture, and recreation

The arts, culture and recreational scene flourishes in Yorkton. There are always numerous community events going on in Yorkton like the Yorkton Film Festival, Festival of Cultures hosted by Partners in Settlement & Integration, Yorkton Exhibition, and the Harvest Showdown. When it comes to organized sports, each winter the focus of the community attention turns to the rivalry between the SJHL’s Yorkton Terriers and the Melville Millionaires.

Yorkton Film Festival
Festival of Cultures
Yorkton Exhibition
Melville Millionaires
Yorkton Terriers

But there's more

If you’re looking to keep busy you can get involved in recreational sports or enjoy the community at the local social spots, the mall, the movies and the wave pool.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for in Yorkton we’re located just 2 hours from Regina, 3.5 hours from Saskatoon and just over 4.5 hours to Winnipeg.