Jeff Edwards – 306-222-7106 or call the site 306-241-5704 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Club has an exclusive Licensing Agreement with the City of Saskatoon to operate on a borrow pit, affectionately known as the rat hole, located in the north end of Saskatoon. The site has a clay bottom, is approximately 3 meters deep, 650 meters long and 80 meters wide, and has steep banks below the water line allowing skiing close to the shoreline.
The official name for the site is the North Industrial Water Retention Pond. The civic address is 425 – 58th Street East, Saskatoon. Through the generous sponsorship of Proline Motorsports and Marine the site is called The Proline Water-sports Facility.
The site is located just off 58th Street East between the Idylwyld Service Road and Faithful Avenue. The site is best accessed off 58th Street East. Take 51st Street to Faithful Avenue, go north on Faithful Avenue, and then west on 58th Street, then turn south into the site.
The Saskatoon Water Ski Club is a non-profit organization operated by its members on a volunteer basis. The club has been serving Saskatoon water sports enthusiast since 1972. It is one of oldest ski club in Canada.
The Club operates full time from June to September of each season. Qualified boat drivers and coaching are provided. With the generous support of Saskatoon Water Sports, the club operates with a Ski Nautique 200 ski boat, one of the best on the market.
The Club has a clubhouse and provides a change area and toilet facilities during regular operating hours. The club has a regulation six ball slalom course and mini course, regulation jump and equipment for the various water sport, including water skiing and wakeboarding.
The Club’s membership is fairly static, with approximately 50 full time members, but also provides daily and monthly membership. New members are always warmly welcomed. All levels of water skiers and wakeboarders, from beginners to the competitive level, are accommodated. Everyone will find the atmosphere at the club accommodating and extremely friendly.
The club has a number of adaptive members, from paraplegics to blind individuals, many of which compete nationally and internationally.
The club is registered with Water Ski and Wakeboard Saskatchewan and with Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada as a member club. The club and members of the club are entitled to the insurance and other benefits provided by Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada, provided the member is registered with Water Ski and Wakeboard Saskatchewan.
As the Club is operated on a volunteer basis, members are encouraged to take part in club activities and get to know the other members. This helps to maintain a “Club Spirit” and ensure that the services the club offers will be continued.
The 2016 membership rates were as follows:
* Season passes includes 15 tow passes
** 10 % discount for season rate offered if paid by May 31, 2016
Tow rate $7 per pass
Daily Rate – $40 includes one tow. Additional tows at set tow rate
The membership rates are set at the club’s annual meeting of its members which is held in March/April each year. The 2017 membership rates will be set at the 2017 annual meeting.