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Kindersley is a small town in Saskatchewan, Canada with a population of around 4,600 (2016).


The Bakken shale oil and gas play, driven by hydraulic fracturing technologies, has contributed to Kindersley's economy since 2009.

Kindersley was named after Sir Robert Kindersley, a major shareholder in the Canadian Northern Railway (later merged into Canadian National Railways).


Winters are long, cold and dry, while summers are short and warm.[citation needed] Precipitation is low, with an annual average of 325 mm, and is heavily concentrated in the warmer months.

Get in[edit]

Kindersley is along Highway 7, a primary highway linking Calgary and Saskatoon; it is approximately 200 km (125 mi) west of Saskatoon and 415 km (260 mi) east of Calgary. There is no bus or train to Kindersley.

Get around[edit]


  • Kindersley Plains Museum, 903 11 Avenue E, +1 306 463-6620. Open from May to the end of September.


  • Kindersley Regional Park & Golf Course, 18 Golfview Crescent, +1 306 975-0857. Regional golf course is a nine-hole, Par 36, 3127-yard course. Open May 1st-September 30th
  • Motherwell Reservoir, 37 McEwen Drive. Hike the 4.2 km of paved trail surrounding the Motherwell Reservoir.
  • Indoor Rodeo and Trade Show in June
  • Goose Festival, a four-day event in September


  • Kindersley Mall, Highway 7, 608 12 Ave E. M-Sa 9:30AM-6PM (Th until 9PM). Supermarket, agricultural supply store, and a dozen shops.





Radio stations:CKVX 104.9 FM and CFYM 1210 AM

Go next[edit]

Routes through Kindersley
CalgaryOyen ← becomes Alberta Highway 9.svg  W Saskatchewan Highway 7 (jct).svg E  → Jct Saskatchewan Highway 30 (jct).svg S → Rosetown (Jct N Saskatchewan Highway 4 (jct).svg S) → Saskatoon
Maidstone (Jct W Saskatchewan Highway 16.svg E) ← Kerrobert ←  N Saskatchewan Highway 21 (jct).svg S  → Leader → Maple Creek

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