Swift Current - Saskatchewan

Swift Current is a small city in southwestern Saskatchewan nestled between Moose Jaw to the east and the Cypress Hills to the west. The cityís location makes it an ideal place for camping, birdwatching, and other oudoor activities, while its dynamic cultural life is evident in the many festivals and events taking place throughout the year.

The spirit of the early settlers is very much alive in Swift Current, with the Frontier Days Regional Fair and Rodeo each June and the Old Tyme Fiddling Contest in September, but the city celebrates much more than just its first years of life. From Blues festivals to classical concerts and art gallery displays, the city celebrates a wide variety of cultural expressions. Nearby Fort Walsh National Historic Site is a good place to discover the regionís history, while Swift Currentís two large malls provide opportunities for more modern pursuits.

Outdoor and active pursuits are well represented in Swift Current. For the athletically inclined, the aquatic and recreation centres are good for year-round fun. Central to the city is Swift Current Creek, where people can wander and see the beauties of nature, and the cityís parks can provide hours of enjoyment in good weather. For activities of all kinds, Swift Current is an ideal place to visit, and with hotels and restaurants to provide a comfortable stay, the city is much more than just a stop along the road.

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  • GREAT SANDHILLS
    Leader is a "Gateway to the Unexpected" and part of the reason is the Great Sandhills, one of the largest set of active sand dunes in the country. The Sandhills are the area's main attraction, and draws visitors from across the country. Legends and secrets about the dunes can be uncovered by visiting the Great Sandhills Museum in Sceptre.
  • The Mennonite Heritage Village
    The Mennonite Heritage Village, adjacent to Kinetic Park, depicts the lifestyles and customs of homestead settlers who form part of the city's history. The village features an original homestead, church and garden.
  • The Lyric Theatre
    Built in 1912 to house glamorous Vaudeville shows and silent films, the Lyric is now Saskatchewan's oldest operating theatre.
  • Docs Town heritage Village
    Doc's Town is a unique oppurtunity to experience life on the prairies 100 years ago.
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