City Profile
Prince Albert

Population: 35,102 1

  • Prince Albert has the most hectares of parkland relative to population with 28.1 hectares per thousand people.
  • Prince Albert is above the average of natural parkland as a percentage of total parkland at 69%
  • Prince Albert is one of 50% of cities that have a policy to waive permit fees for groups that show financial need.
  • Prince Albert saw a 400% increase in downhill skiing and a 250% increase in cross country skiing at Little Red River Park over pre-pandemic levels, showcasing the desire for winter recreation during COVID-19.
  • Local philanthropist Malcolm Jenkins in partnership with the city is proposing to build a 6,000 sqft outdoor fitness facility at the Alfred Jenkins Field House in 2021.
  • To support more outdoor winter recreation opportunities for children, Prince Albert approved the creation of three new sledding hills in city parks.
2021 Data



ha parkland per 1000 people

986 ha of total parkland


of total parkland is natural area

678 total ha


of total city land is parkland

5045 ha of total city area


Community gardens/urban farms


volunteers / 1000 people

61 total


community park groups


Policy to waive permit fees for groups with financial need.


Parks operating budget per person



Total parks capital budget


Total philanthropy/sponsorships


Provincially legislated tools available for parkland dedication, acquisition and/or development

10% of the development site or cash-in-lieu

¹ 2018 Data ² Includes Little Red River Park, which is 400 ha.

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