City Profile

Population: 238,132

  • Regina is one of 50% of cities with a community park group program.
  • Regina is one of 56% of cities with a park system master plan updated within the last 10 years.
  • Regina is one of 82% of cities that offer a community grant program that can be used for parks.
  • To improve residents’ well-being during COVID-19, Regina launched a new $25,000 winter micro-grant program to support community groups to host activities to get people outdoors in the colder weather.
  • Regina is among 15 Canadian cities to be recognized with Tree Cities of the World designation in 2021, making it their second consecutive year receiving the award.
  • In partnership with CNIB, Regina is piloting a new program that gives guide dogs and their handlers exclusive use of Mount Pleasant Dog Park for two hours during the first Tuesday of every month to ensure a safe and comfortable experience.
2021 Data


ha parkland per 1000 people

1324 ha of total parkland


of total parkland is natural area

155 total ha


of total city land is parkland

18,243 ha of total city area


dog parks


Community gardens/urban farms

0.7-1.6 ha per 1,000 people

Parkland provision goal (distance to park / ha per 1000 people)


Policy to waive permit fees for groups with financial need?


Parks operating budget per person

$13,589,610 total


Total parks capital budget


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

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

Community park group program
Community grant program
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