Wakaw is a caring community nestled east of the South Saskatchewan River dividing Saskatoon and Prince Albert. Agriculture and tourism are two key pillars of community.

What’s behind the name? “Wakaw” is the Cree word meaning “crooked”in relation to the nearby lake. Wakaw Lake is 1 km east and expands 19 km in length. It’s home to over 800 cabins and features Wakaw Lake Regional Park. It’s a very popular summer resort where visitors and residents enjoy first-class golfing, water sports, fishing and camping.

Eastern European were the early settlers in the area and the Town of Wakaw was founded on December 26, 1911 after 21 residents pioneered the¬† Department of Municipal affairs, asking for the incorporation of the Village of Wakaw. When the railroad was built the town relocated to it’;s current location. Wakaw was incorporated as a town on August 1, 1953.

Did you know? The town of Wakaw was home to Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. He opened the first law office in Wakaw from 1919 to 1925.

News

Student Summer Jobs
Fire Ban
March 2021 Council Meeting
SamaView and the 2021 Revaluation
Minor Hockey AGM
previous arrow
next arrow
previous arrownext arrow
Slider

Coming events

2021 May

Week 3

Mon 26
Tue 27
Wed 28
Thu 29
Fri 30
Sat 1
Sun 2
Mon 3
Tue 4
Wed 5
Thu 6
Fri 7
Sat 8
Sun 9
Mon 10
Tue 11
Wed 12
Thu 13
Fri 14
Sat 15
Sun 16
Mon 17
Tue 18
Wed 19
Thu 20
Fri 21
Sat 22
Sun 23
Mon 24
Tue 25
Wed 26
Thu 27
Fri 28
Sat 29
Sun 30
Mon 31
Tue 1
Wed 2
Thu 3
Fri 4
Sat 5
Sun 6
  • No Events

  • No Events

  • No Events

  • No Events

Next Upcoming Event
18 May 2021
  • 00

    days

  • 00

    hours

  • 00

    minutes

  • 00

    seconds

FIRE BAN

Be advised that a FIRE BAN has been issued for the Town of Wakaw, effective  April 30, 2021.

This FIRE BAN will remain in effect until further notice is provided to remove the ban.