Hudson Bay Park, Saskatoon

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Hudson Bay Park
Hudson Bay Park Streetscape
Hudson Bay Park Streetscape
Coordinates: 52°08′43″N 106°41′36″W / 52.145278°N 106.693333°W / 52.145278; -106.693333
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Suburban Development AreaConfederation SDA
NeighbourhoodHudson Bay Park
Construction1940 and 1960
 • TypeMunicipal (Ward 1)
 • Administrative bodySaskatoon City Council
 • CouncillorDarren Hill
 • Total1,830
 • Average Income
Time zoneUTC-6 (UTC)
List of neighbourhoods in Saskatoon

Hudson Bay Park is geographically located in north west Saskatoon just south of Circle Drive along 33rd Street and Avenue P North. It is mainly characterized by single detached homes along with apartments that are less than five stories in height. Oliver Place and St. Joseph's Home are seniors residences located in this residential neighbourhood.[1] This locale honours the pioneers of Saskatoon, as well as providing two very large park spaces which curve through the neighbourhood. The community was under construction mainly during the post war years between 1940 and 1960 when there was a housing shortage.[2] The land for this neighbourhood was annexed during the City expansion around the time of 1910 to 1915.[3] Following elementary school, students usually attend Mount Royal Collegiate in the neighboring area of Mount Royal or E.D. Feehan Catholic High School on Avenue M North a part of Westmount community. In 2006, the average family size was 2.1 residents. Statistics c2005 - [2] According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $268,880.[4]

St. Joseph's Home


  • The Forestry Expo 2005 was recently held at Vic Rempel City Yards. In 2005, Mayfair School toured the yards as part of the Schools Plant Legacy in Trees (SPLIT) program which promotes educational tree planting. The greenhouses and nursery of Vic Rempel City Yards often hot various school classes.[5][6]
  • The roadways are mainly named after settlers and Saskatoon pioneers.
City of Saskatoon Neighbourhoods
Street Name Pioneer
Bowerman St. Allen Bowerman, a prominent developer
Howell Ave
Stewart Ave
John East Ave John East Iron Works
Valens Dr. VALENS, Dr. John A.[7]
Donald St.
Faulkner Cres. Faulkner, Norman[8]
Eby St. Mr. James Eby[9][10][11]
Tiffin Ave.


École Henry Kelsey School
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16 Valens Drive

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S7L 3S1

School boardSaskatoon Public School Division
PrincipalYvonne Denomy
Vice PrincipalPaul Bazin-Webster
Enrollment344[12] (2017)
Education systemPublic
LanguageEnglish, French
Feeder toBedford Road Collegiate
St. Edward School
St Edward Elementary School (Saskatoon).jpg
1002 Avenue P North

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S7L 2W7

Religious affiliation(s)Catholic
Opened1957 (1957)[13]
School boardGreater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
PrincipalJacqueline Doepker
Vice PrincipalLisa Janssens
GradesPre-Kindergarten to Grade 8
Enrollment188[12] (2017)
Education systemSeparate
Feeder toE. D. Feehan High School

Government and politics[edit]

Hudson Bay Park exists within the federal electoral district of Saskatoon West. It is currently represented by Sheri Benson of the New Democratic Party, first elected in 2015.[16]

Provincially, the area is mostly within the constituency of Saskatoon Westview. It is currently represented by David Buckingham of the Saskatchewan Party, first elected in 2016.[17] A small portion of the neighbourhood southwest of 33rd Street and Avenue I is within the constituency of Saskatoon Centre.[18]

In Saskatoon's non-partisan municipal politics, Hudson Bay Park lies within ward 1. It is currently represented by Darren Hill, first elected in 2006.[19]

Area Parks[edit]

Henry Kelsey park
  • Henry Kelsey Neighbourhood Park - 8.01 acres (32,400 m2)
  • Pierre Radisson Park - 24.88 acres (100,700 m2)
  • Henry Kelsey District Park - 24.12 acres (97,600 m2)
  • Riversdale Kiwanis Park - 15.09 acres (61,100 m2)

These parks host a variety of activities such as sports, recreational, play and fitness.[20]


Henry Kelsey monument

Circle Drive is a main thoroughfare through Saskatoon which connects with 33rd Street which runs through Hudson Bay Park.

City Transit[edit]

Hudson Bay Park is serviced by the City Transit Bus Route 3 (Hudson Bay Park/City Centre) & Route 7 (Dundonald/City Centre) of Saskatoon Transit.


The furthest roads to the east are Avenue H North (southerly section) and Avenue I North (Northerly section). Circle Drive marks the north and west section as it runs diagonally across the corner. 31st Street is the southern most boundary.

Riversdale Kiwanis Park is along the south west corner running along Edmonton Avenue which runs within the neighbourhood parallel to Circle Drive. City of Saskatoon Vic Rempel Yards: Greenhouses and nursery are along 33rd Street and Avenue P North. St. Edward School is on Avenue P North across the street from the City tree Nursery. Henry Kelsey Park is along Avenue I North and Howell Avenue in the North east corner. Henry Kelsey School is located in the southern edge of the park along 33rd Street East.[21]


On Avenue P North is a small strip mall which contains Bow wow boutique at 1619 29th Street West. There are doctor's offices,Hair N' More, Bamboo Bistro Ltd in this strip mall as well as other amenities. There used to be a small grocery store at one time. At 33rd St and Ave P, on the south-west corner is a small strip mall with a family restaurant and lounge called the Mediterranean Inn. At the north-west corner is the Westview Co-op, including a Credit Union, grocery store and service station, both originally built in the 1960s. The service station was demolished and rebuilt in October 2014, and a new grocery store opened in May 2015. A stand-alone Credit Union was also built, opening in April 2015.

See also[edit]


Kelsey Community Association provides recreational activities for the neighbourhoods of Kelsey, Hudson Bay, McNab Park, and Mayfair.[22]


  1. ^ Oliver Place (Seniors' Directory- Saskatoon Public Library) URL accessed April 9, 2007
  2. ^ a b Saskatoon Real Estate Resource Centre, Neighbourhoods, Hudson Bay Park URL accessed April 9, 2007
  3. ^ a b Populace Spring 2006 Archived 2007-12-01 at the Wayback Machine URL accessed April 9, 2007
  4. ^ "Hudson Bay Park". Saskatoon Realty. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  5. ^ SOS Elms: Newsletter Archives URL accessed April 9, 2007
  6. ^ National Forest Week 2005 - Events and Activities URL accessed April 9, 2007
  7. ^ [1] URL accessed April 9, 2007
  9. ^ Saskatoon Gen Web Project - Narratives of Saskatoon 1882-1912 URL accessed April 9, 2007
  10. ^ Saskatoon Gen Web Project - Narratives of Saskatoon 1882-1912 URL accessed April 9, 2007
  11. ^ About Trounce House URL accessed April 9, 2007
  12. ^ a b Active List of Saskatchewan Schools/Programs (PDF), retrieved 2018-02-10
  13. ^ Celebrating a Century of Faith and Learning - A History of Saskatoon's Catholic Schools. Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. 2015. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-9947443-0-2.
  14. ^ "École Henry Kelsey School". Saskatoon Public School Division. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  15. ^ "St. Edward School". Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  16. ^ Current Members of Parliament, retrieved 2017-04-16
  17. ^ Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan - Members of the Legislative Assembly, retrieved 2017-04-16
  18. ^ Map of Provincal Constituencies in Saskatoon (PDF), retrieved 2017-04-16
  19. ^ City Councillors -, retrieved 2017-04-16
  20. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Infrastructure Services · Parks URL accessed April 9, 2007
  21. ^ Selling an Idea or a Product Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine URL accessed January 27, 2007
  22. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Community Services · Community Associations URL accessed April 9, 2007

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