Activities In Saugeen

GBPMFL – Recreational Fastball League

GBPMFL – Recreational Fastball League

The Grey Bruce Peninsula Men’s Fastball League is a local men’s recreational league that has great fastball action during the summer months in Saugeen First Nation. For the 2018 season, the Saugeen White Sox are part of the league and home games will be played at the Saugeen First Nation baseball diamonds located next to…

Saugeen Thunderbirds Fastball

Saugeen Thunderbirds Fastball

The Saugeen First Nation Thunderbirds Fastball team currently plays in the Bluewater Fastball League (BWFL) North Division. The Thunderbird home games are played in Saugeen First Nation on the baseball diamonds located next to our Administration Building. Click the link for the full Thunderbirds schedule: Click Here for the Saugeen Thunderbirds Fastball Schedule Please check…

IMG_6075

Fishing on the Saugeen River

Fishing on the Saugeen River was and still is a huge cultural, self sustaining aspect to the members of Saugeen First Nation. Saugeen comes from the Ojibway word Saukiing which translates to “mouth of the river”. The Saugeen people knew the importance of this location to their way of self sustaining life which is why…

saugeen Amphitheatre

Amphitheatre & Gardens

A visit to Saugeen First Nation would not be complete without a stop at the Saugeen Amphitheatre. Located in the heart of the village, over looking the mighty Saugeen River is one of the most beautiful and scenic gardens in Western Ontario. Stone stairways and walkways, terraced gardens and an outdoor amphitheatre constructed of locally…

IMG_1594

Sauble Park

Sauble Park is privately owned and operated by the Saugeen First Nation Chief & Council. Sauble Park is a clean, shallow, family friendly beach and is approximately 3.7 kilometres in length. The park is located on South Sauble Beach and is maintained by seasonal Park Staff. The park employs full time Supervisors, Gate Workers, and…

Saugeen STARS

Saugeen Stars LNHL Bingo Fundraiser

Monday nights at the James Mason Memorial and Cultural Centre, community parents and volunteers host a bingo to fundraise for the yearly Little Native Hockey League Tournament (LNHL). Approximately 70 of Saugeen’s hockey players and their families attend the tournament with age ranges from as early as 5 years old to 17 years old. The Saugeen Stars teams…

Activities Around Saugeen

national park camping

Bruce Peninsula National Park

These National Parks are located near Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula (which used to be known as the Saugeen Peninsula prior to Treaty 72, 1861). Both the Bruce Peninsula National Park along with Fathom Five National Marine Park are managed by Parks Canada along with Saugeen Ojibway Nation (a collective of Saugeen First Nation and Chippwas of…

Cobble Beach Golf Resort

Cobble Beach Golf Resort

Award-winning 18 hole golf course, is an obvious attraction in spring, summer and fall. But with the water so close, swimming, fishing and boating on our 260ft day dock are also popular activities. The designated beach area is a great place for kids to enjoy the playground and easy access to the water. Guests can…

Nodwell Park

Nodwell Park

Includes picnic tables, benches, cement track and pad, swings, slides, tire climbers, and play structures. There is an Asphalt Oval Track at this Park that is ideal for roller blading, walking or jogging. This important Iroquoian village site was discovered about 1900, and named after the family which then owned the property. Subsequent archaeological examinations…

bruce trail hiking

Hiking the Bruce Trail

The Bruce Trail is Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath spanning approximately 895 kms in length from Niagara to Tobermory. The Bruce Trail provides the only continuous public access to the magnificent Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. In addition to the main trail, there are also 435 kms of associated side trails for you to…

adventure-passport

Explore the Bruce Passport Adventure

The Adventure Passport is a scavenger hunt that began in 2005 and now has more than 90,000 people taking part in this amazing adventure that takes you to all the hidden gems within Bruce County.

Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden at Kelso Beach

Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden at Kelso Beach

In the Spirit of Reconciliation this garden is a contemplative place where our community can pause, reflect and remember. Elders from both Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash worked together with other volunteers in and around Owen Sound to create this space that is to be unvailed this year at the Maawanji’iding: Festival Canadiana to…

stp front photo

Sauble Trading Post

The Sauble Trading Post has been a South Sauble tradition for over 80 years, it’s the perfect spot to sit and relax on their beach front patio over looking Lake Huron. Enjoy the sunset while trying one of the 32 flavours of ice cream that the store has to offer. This location is also a passport stop…

Chi-cheemaun Ferry

MS Chi-cheemaun

With Lake Huron on one side and Georgian Bay on the other, a trip on the Chi-Cheemaun gives onlookers a staggering view of thousands of square kilometers worth of pristine water and remote islands. Chi-Cheemaun in Ojibwe means “big canoe”, the popular ferry was named after the late Donald Keeshig of Neyaashiinigmiing, Saugeen’s sister community.

Sauble falls

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

Sauble Falls is a great location for the entire family, they have an exceptional picnicking site including a children’s adventure playground, excellent fishing (in the spring and fall it hosts spawning runs for Rainbow Trout and Chinook Salmon), on the north side of the falls their are canoe rentals where you can paddle up the Sauble River,…

IMG_4513

Tom Thompson Museum

Currently at the Tom Thompson Museum is a new, interactive exhibit called Betwixt & Between: An Untold Tom Thompson Story. This exhibit ties together the story of Tom Thompson with the history of the First Nations people on the Bruce Penisula. With this exhibit, two of the treaties of the SON territory are also on loan from…