Volunteer Recognition Program

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See the photo album of the Rivers West District 2019 Volunteer Recognition Banquet on Facebook here!


Rosetown, Sask. – Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation is proud to announce the 2019 Award Recipients of the Rivers West District Volunteer Recognition Awards.  The following individuals, groups, organizations and facility will be receiving awards for their outstanding volunteer efforts in the Rivers West District:

Sport – Athlete of the Year

  • Layne Young (Frenchman Butte)

Sport – Coach of the Year

  • Winston Walkingbear (Thunderchild First Nation)

Sport – Event of the Year

  • 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games (North Battleford)

Culture – Development and Promotion

  • Terra Kruchkowski (Goodsoil)

Culture – Artist of the Year

  • Raymond Maier (Paradise Hill)

Culture – Event of the Year

  • Lloydminster Culture Days (Lloydminster)

Recreation – Professional of the Year

  • Cindy Rekimowich (Lloydminster)

Recreation – Facility - Renovated or New Build

  • Perdue Arena Rebuild (Perdue)

Museum of the Year

  • Biggar Museum & Gallery (Biggar)

Over-All Volunteer of the Year:

  • Kyle Community Sports Centre Ice Crews, Kitchen Convenors and Mezzanine Volunteers (Kyle)
  • Marion Jean Nordell (Turtleford)

The recipients will receive their awards at a banquet held in their honour at the Kyle Elks & Community Hall (210 3rd Street West, Kyle) on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019.  The banquet will begin at 6:00 PM CST. with supper, entertainment and awards presentations.  Meal tickets are $25 per person and are limited.  Please call as soon as possible to secure your seat.

For more information and to order meal tickets contact:

Contact:  Cynthia Tymoruski , Community Development Coordinator

Rivers West DSCR - North Battleford Office

Phone:  (306) 446-6776

Fax:  (306) 446-7172

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Rivers West District SSFA 55+

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SSFA Upcoming Events

SSFA Games Day and AGM on Friday, May 3, 2019

Mobile Playground Program

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Do you want to be part of the Rivers West District Mobile Playground Program Summer Staff?

Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation is looking for four (4) dynamic, dependable, motivated individuals who love working with children! Successful applicants will be based out of our North Battleford office. Deadline to apply is April 12, 2019. See more details here. 

Rivers West District Mobile Playground Program
The purpose of the Mobile Playground Program is to provide the children of the Rivers West District, who do not have access to any other sport, culture & recreation programs, a day of organized, fun activities during the summer.
Children must be between the ages of 5 and 11 with a maximum of 30 participants.
For more information contact: Rivers West District North Battleford Office (306)446-6776 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Communities must have an active Rivers West District Memberships paid before they will be allowed to book days for this program.

Rivers West District Mobile Playground Program 2018

Another summer of the Mobile Playground Program has come and gone. This is one of our most popular programs that Rivers West District provides to our members. This program focuses on children 5 to 11 with a mandate to bring a day of crafts, sports, songs and play to children in their own community during the summer months. Rivers West District hires 4 Mobile Playground Coordinators to plan and organize the community visits and then to travel to those communities in July and August. Any member community is eligible to book 1 day in July and 1 day in August.

23 different member communities participated in the program with a total of 474 of their children attending the 36 community visitations made by our coordinators which featured the following themes: Disney, Under the Sea, Dinosaur, Outer Space, Olympic and Animals. Our coordinators traveled a total of 9,499 kilometres reaching every area of our vast District.

Rivers West District would like to thank our 2018 Mobile Playground Coordinators and congratulate them on a job well done:
Brynn Murphy, Senior Coordinator
Brooklyn Mamer, Junior Coordinator
Carey Wahobin, Junior Coordinator
Kelsey Peterson, Junior Coordinator

We would also like to thank our staff person in North Battleford, Cynthia Tymoruski, who oversees the hiring and supervises the coordinators throughout the summer.

Lastly, we would like to thank the member communities and volunteers who participated in the program and assisted in providing the children of their community and the District with activities that are so important for the development of happy, healthy and active children:
Borden, Cut Knife, Dodsland, Eatonia, Edam, Elrose, Eston, Hafford, Herschel, Kerrobert, Kindersley, Kyle, Lloydminster, Luseland, Marshall, Milden, North Battleford, North Bend, Paradise Hill, Pierceland, St. Walburg, Waseca and Wilkie.


Indigenous Community Sport Development Grant

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The purpose of the Indigenous Community Sport Development Grant Program (ICSGP) is to provide greater sport participation and development opportunities for Indigenous youth in Saskatchewan. The program will assist and support the implementation of organized community sport programs to increase sport opportunities for youth in the Aboriginal community, specifically in urban, rural, on-reserve, isolated and northern communities.

The ICSGP is jointly funded through Sport Canada’s Aboriginal Participation Bilateral through the Province of Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation.The grant is designed to support the development and implementation of community sport programs. For eligibility requirements, refer to the program guidelines and/or contact a support organization listed on page 3 of the Community Sport for Children and Youth Planning Toolkit. Completing this workbook and the worksheets will assist you with the grant application process for this grant as well as other funding programs.

For more information, contact Cynthia Tymoruski at our North Battleford office at 306-446-6776  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

North Battleford Office Hours

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Mondays: 8:00am to 2:00pm

Tuesdays: 8:00am to 3:00pm

Wednesdays:  closed

Thursdays:  8:00am to 3:00pm

Fridays:  9:00am to 2:00pm

Creative Kids Donations

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To donate to CreativeKids in the Rivers West District, please contact:

Cynthia Tymoruski, Community Development Coordinator

Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation
Box 822, North Battleford, Sk. S9A 2Z3
Phone: 306-446-6776 
Fax: 306-446-7172
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To learn more about this awesome program, click here.