Working together for the better good
On behalf of the people of Canada, Parks Canada protects and presents nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure the ecological and commemorative integrity of these places for present and future generations. Parks Canada is a significant partner of the Waskesiu Foundation, working together on most projects to enhance the Waskesiu experience.
Displaying the human history of Waskesiu Lake and Prince Albert National Park since its 1928 creation. The museum partnered with the Waskesiu Foundation to build a replica canvas-roofed shack tent and a replica camp kitchen from the early days in Waskesiu. Other outdoor exhibits include a fire tower cupola, a portable cabin and shed, a railcart portaging a canoe, and wash day equipment. The Heritage Moments signs feature QR codes linked to the history of building.
A small (but mighty) non-profit organization focused on providing quality recreation and event opportunities for visitors to, and residents of, Waskesiu. The Waskesiu Foundation partnered with the WRA to build its recreation facilities including Little Al's Mini Golf, the Johnny Bower Sport Court, the Christopher Ridsdale Children's Ninja Park, Gordie Howe Memorial Fitness Park, tennis courts, lawn bowling, beach volleyball, benches and more. The WRA also provides equipment rentals.
Democratically elected to represent the view of the Waskesiu community to Parks Canada. Council assists Prince Albert National Park in establishing practices for the operation of Waskesiu. Council operates under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding outlining responsibilities to you and to Parks Canada. The Waskesiu Community Council is the sole member of the Waskesiu Foundation.
A non-profit corporation which takes great pride in representing the seasonal residents of Waskesiu and working with other organizations dedicated to the protection and enhancement of Waskesiu in Prince Albert National Park. The WSRA was an important partner with the Waskesiu Foundation in bringing high speed internet to the townsite.
The Lobstick Golf Club is represented by a Board of Directors that is associated with the Waskesiu Golf Course, one of the oldest golf courses in western Canada. The Waskesiu Foundation is proud to have partnered with the golf club on many projects, including the Lobstick Tree renewal, paving cart paths and refurbishing the driving range.
Made up of business members working together to promote the progress and development of Waskesiu and area in order to make it a better place in which to visit, celebrate, live and work. The Chamber manages the rental of the iconic Waskesiu Community Hall, Terrace Gardens (Assembly Hall) and Recreation Hall. It has partnered with the Waskesiu Foundation on several projects to refurbish the halls.
A non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and enjoyment of the cultural and natural heritage of Prince Albert National Park in order to preserve and protect such heritage for future generations. Friends of the Park partnered with the Waskesiu Foundation to create its Grey Owl "Beaver Lodge" exhibit. Friends of the Park operates a bookstore and is active in cultural programming to enhance the visitor experience and foster appreciation for park heritage.
Provides fire suppression services to the residents, businesses, community organizations and all those who visit Waskesiu and Prince Albert National Park. The fire department has a part time fire chief, four captains, lieutenant and ten firefighters during their peak summer season. They operate out of a fire hall in Waskesiu and are sent out by 9-1-1 fire dispatch located in Prince Albert. The Waskesiu Foundation is proud to have assisted the Fire Department in upgrading its equipment.