Fun Things To-Do

Are you visiting friends and family in Melville? Have you recently moved to Melville? Do you live in Melville but are looking for something fun to try? Check out this list of 30 things to do in and around the city!

1. Visit the Melville Dam

This is a great place to kayak or paddleboard, go fishing off the dock, or watch the sunset. More Info

2. Hike the Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada Trail runs right through the downtown core of Melville and out into the scenic Regional Park. More Info

3. Explore Our Parks

We are home to six playgrounds, two downtown parks, and four school playgrounds! More Info

4. Take a Silhouette Tour

Spread throughout the city are 40 silhouettes created by local artists to capture important moments in time. More Info

5. Take Your 4-legged Friends to the Dog Park

Melville is home to a beautiful fenced dog park featuring shady trees, a double-secure gate, and picnic tables. More Info

6. Go Swimming

In 2022, the brand new swimming pool opened featuring a beach-entry and toddler water features, diving board, lane swimming, and a two-story waterslide. More Info

7. Try Youth Fishing at the Trout Pond

The trout pond is a man-made pond created by the Melville Fish and Game League to provide children 12 and under with a free place to try out fishing. 

8. Test out the Disc Golf Course

Disc Golf is similar to regular golf except it is played with specific frisbees that are designed to curve around trees, shoot straight down the fairway, or go the distance. More Info

9. Play some Tennis (or Pickle Ball)

With two great, fenced tennis courts located in the Regional Park, it is easy to pick up a game of tennis or pickle ball in the community. More Info

10. Practice at the Batting Cages

Improve your batting skill at the Terry Puhl Batting Cages located by the Melville Swimming Pool. More Info

11. Learn about Melville's Heritage

Stop by the Melville Heritage Museum throughout the summer months to learn about the history of Melville and area. More Info

12. Go Geocaching

Melville has over 40 geocaches hidden around the city. Can you find them all? Sign Up

13. Visit City Hall

This building is full of history, including Melville's Opera Hall, photos of Melville's City Council from 1910-present, and more. 

14. Practice your Kickflip

Located on the corner of 7th Ave East and Prince Edward St. is Melville's Skatepark, featuring smooth asphalt, ramps, and rails to practice your skills.

15. Visit the Railway Museum

The museum is open by appointment, so give us a call at 306-728-3722 to check out the engine and museum. More Info

16. Practice Skating

During the winter months, check out one of the various outdoor rinks spread throughout our city's parks. In the summer month, enjoy our indoor ice surface at the Horizon Credit Union Centre. More Info

17. Puddle Jump at the Spray Park

Located at the Kinsmen Park on the corner of 7th Ave West and Queen Street, the spray park is an accessible fun time!

18. Visit the Caboose

To receive a tour of this unique piece of heritage, give us a call at 306-728-3722. More Info

19. Check out History at the Melville Public Library

Stop in to say hello, then take a peek at, "The Ties That Bind" which gives a plethora of information about Melville, it's people, politics, and glimpses of the past. More Info

20. Catch a Melville Millionaire's Hockey Game

With a season that runs from September to April, including pre-season and playoffs, it is easy to watch the home team crush the competition! More Info

21. Admire Local Artists

Stop by the Melville Community Works to view their gallery of local artists. The exhibits change frequently so there is always something new to see. More Info

22. Explore the 18-hole Golf Course

The course features well-maintained grass, carts and trails, and a dining room. More Info

23. Head out on the Trail

Besides the beautiful scenery, the Melville Dam is also home to a walking trail leading around the area and over the Melville Creek. More Info

24. Go for a Ride on the Showstoppers Snowmobiles Trail

Spread throughout the surrounding area is a popular snowmobile course over sloping fields, through prairie forest, and across open country-side. More Info

25. Play some Basketball

All you need is a ball! Stop by the Kinsmen Park to test out the basketball court and hoops. 

26. Go for a Walk at the HCUC

On those cold, snowy, and/or rainy days, the Horizon Credit Union Centre's indoor walking track is the perfect way to get your steps in without enduring the weather. More Info

27. Visit the Melville and District AgriPark

Throughout the year, the Melville and District Agripark has wonderful events to attend - keep an eye on their Facebook page so you don't miss out. More Info

28. Go Curling

Visit the Remax Curling Arena located in the same building as the Melville Golf and Country Club to hone your skills. More Info

29. Bring Your Toboggan

Stop by the Toboggan hill in the Regional Park during the winter months to have some fun with those mountains of snow!

30. Buy Your Melville Merch

Visit the Tourism Booth at 575 2nd Ave West in the lobby of the Horizon Credit Union Centre to purchase your Melville gear - hats, sweaters, t-shirts, pins, whistles, postcards, Christmas decor, and MORE.