Culture Fest Melfort 2017

Celebrate Culture Days at Culture Fest Melfort!
Saturday, September 30, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kerry Vickar Centre

[Sat, Sept 30]
Dutch Elm Disease Detected in City

Be advised that Dutch elm disease has been detected in the City of Melfort. The City is now undertaking the process of removing infected trees and firewood.

NLP Pool Maintenance Shutdown

The Northern Lights Palace Pool will be closed for seasonal maintenance from Monday, September 11th to Sunday, October 1, 2017, with reopening scheduled for Monday, October 2nd.

[Mon, Sept 11]
Celebrate Canada 150 All Year!

Canada Day may be over, but we are still celebrating Canada 150 all year!  Show your Canadian spirit with a Canada 150 T-Shirt.  Available for $15.00 at the Melfort & District Museum for a limited time only.  Call 306-752-5870 for information.


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Pool Rules
  • No running.
  • No diving (no flips) in all areas of the pool.
  • Weak swimmers should stay where they can touch.
    • To go past the first rope into the lanes you should complete Level 4 under the Red Cross Swim Kids or Level 3 under the Lifesaving Society’s SWIM. Both mean you can complete a 25 swim.
    • To go past the second rope into the deep tank you should complete Level 7 under the Red Cross Swim Kids or Level 5 under the Lifesaving Society’s SWIM. Both mean you efficiently support yourself in deep water without an aid or ledge to assist.
    • Completing a level does not guarantee access, lifeguards will judge swimmers abilities and advise them in how to stay safe.
  • Lifejackets are available to rent. Anyone wearing a lifejacket is a weak swimmer and needs to stay in the shallow, older kids should stay where they can touch if they really need a jacket.
  • Children 5 years and under must be within arm’s reach of an adult (16 years and over).
  • Waterslide
    • Ride feet first (not on your knees).
    • One at a time (rider ahead passes the Canadian Flag before your turn).
    • There is a height requirement of 1.3m (4’2”) marked on the wall. If your child does not meet the requirement you can either assist them going down or if they are old enough to catch them at the bottom of the slide as they exit.
    • No stopping on the waterslide.
  • You must be 12 years old to enter the sauna.
  • Mats / Toys
    • Do not stand on the mats.
    • Do not jump onto them from the edge.
    • Guests may bring their own equipment.
    • All mats / toys may be removed if pool is overcrowded or is a danger / nuisance to guests.
    • Mats / toys are not allowed on the waterslide / hot tub / or sauna.
  • No pushing, dunking or rough housing.
  • No chicken fights.
  • All patrons must shower before swimming.
  • No outside footwear on the deck.
  • No chewing gum in the pool.
  • No outside food or drink is allowed in the facility without permission from the concession manager.
  • Food or drink is not allowed in the changerooms or on the pool deck. Designated eating areas are provided on deck and in the lobby.
  • Diapers are not allowed in the pool. Use bathing suit and plastic or rubber pants or disposable swimming diapers.
  • Do not hang on the wall in the deep end.
  • Do not stand on, walk on, or jump off the spray bar ledge.
  • Lifeguards will enforce the rules as the City of Melfort regulates. If any guest is judged as a danger to themselves or other guests and they will not alter their behaviour, they will be asked to leave.
* This list may not include all the rule infractions that may occur. Any activity that is judged to be dangerous will be asked to stop.