St. Vital Park Articles

Expanded Duck Pond Pavilion Opens in St. Vital Park

The newly-completed St. Vital Park Duck Pond Pavilion is now open in the south end of Winnipeg. Replacing the former duck pond shelter, the $1.4 million, 2,300-square-foot facility acts as both an outdoor picnic shelter in the summer and a heated skate change building...

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New Toboggan Slides, Warming Shelter for St. Vital

In the dead of winter, what better way to pass the time than by going tobogganing? St. Vital Park is getting two new toboggan slides and a four-season shelter to keep visitors out of the elements. The city and province announced the $63,400 project on Thursday, one...

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Demolition Begins on St. Vital Duck Pond Shelter

The duck pond shelter in St. Vital Park is being demolished to make way for a new pavilion. Last spring, the city held an open house to get public feedback on a revamped design for the Duck Pond Pavilion. The 'Wing' concept was chosen, and features a dynamic roof...

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Winnipeg Boy with Leukemia Drives Away with a Dream

A three-year-old Winnipeg boy battling leukemia was all smiles on Friday when he was granted a wish by the Dream Factory. Isaiah Toews received the keys to his battery-operated toy Jeep at St. Vital Park and put the pedal to the metal. But before he did, Winnipeg...

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Walk for Miracles Set for Sunday at St. Vital Park

Dr. Goodbear is lacing up for the 10th Annual Walk for Miracles on Sunday, as more than 200 participants take to the pathways at St. Vital Park. The annual 1 km or 5 km walk begins at 10 a.m. inside the park, with a kick off taking place shortly before at 9:30 a.m....

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Upgrades Coming to St. Vital Park’s Duck Pond Pavilion

By Sarah Klein St. Vital Park in the city's south end will see $2 million in improvements this year. Mayor Sam Katz said on Tuesday the Duck Pond Pavilion will get a $1 million makeover, with $300,000 to replace the summer washroom facility and $750,000 to replace the...

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Runners Lace Up for ALS Society’s Legacy Run

The weather looks like it will cooperate for the ALS Society of Manitoba's Legacy Run today. The 5k run at St. Vital Park begins at 9 a.m. at the Duck Pond, with proceeds going directly to fighting ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ALS is a rapidly progressive fatal...

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Rotary Club Run Fundraising for Winnipeg Harvest

By David Klassen The first ever Run for a Hunger-Free Manitoba half marathon is set for this morning in St. Vital Park. At 8 a.m., runners will lace up at the Duck Pond shelter and get active in support of Winnipeg Harvest. Proceeds from the Fort Garry Rotary Club's...

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