Waldheim-A Community of Ideals- The Ideal Community
The community of 1,000 is located 55 km north of Saskatoon along Highway#312 and offers a variety of businesses and services for its residents. Town operations are overseen by the Mayor and six Councilors John Bollinger, Trevor Hiebert, Eddy Nesdoly, Reg Pauls, Betty Petkau and Gary Schultz, Chief Administrative Officer D. Chris Adams, Administrative Assistant Kathy Schultz and Maintenance Foreman Dave Harms.
The Town of Waldheim is one of many communities north of Saskatoon experiencing an increase in housing development.
The most recent interest within the community pertains to the sales of lots within two separate developments: one private and one town owned. The town development in the eastern portion of the community offered 11 full serviced lots, 5 remain available. Purchasers have two years to build.
The Town has been taking a proactive approach by continually working on a long term strategic plan for the community. Town infrastructure and lagoon capability with ample capacity is key to accommodate continued growth.
A 13 unit senior housing facility provides quality housing for seniors capable of independent living without having to do yard and building maintenance. Housing size ranges from 1140 to 1900 square foot residences that resemble free-style condominiums.
In addition to residential growth, council are ‘exploring’ the idea of constructing a new municipal administrative building that would contain office, storage and council chambers as well as house the local public library. Council is also investigating the idea of a lineal park for youth activities.
The community of Waldheim offers many amenities including K-12 Public School, Regional Library, Museum, both of which are housed in the historical CN Station building, a Medical Centre with a Doctor, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist and Public Health Nurse and numerous organizations, sports and recreational activities.
Modern technology of high speed internet and cell phone coverage has contributed to the rise in home-based businesses within the community of Waldheim.
Waldheim residents and council experience a pride of ownership. Residents work to improve the visual aspect of their property with trees, flowers and overall cleanliness whereas council and town staff have assisted with the improved visual appearance of the town. A new town sign has been erected at the south entrance of the community and an attractively designed sign corridor located along Highway 12 has raised public awareness of the community. The majority of the abundantly tree lined streets within the community are paved. A curbside recycling program has been effective since its inception in 1994. The picturesque Sam Wendland Heritage Park centrally located next to the CN station is well utilized by all residents of the community.
A variety of businesses provide residents with an assortment of goods from groceries and giftware to pharmaceuticals and hardware. The community is served by a well trained fire department and first responders. A new multi function recreational complex with an NHL size ice surface and three sheets of curling ice has recently been completed.
The beautiful mature treed Valley Regional Park which contains a 9 hole sand green golf course, lit ball diamonds, electrical and non-electrical campsites, and modern washroom facilities lies adjacent to the community.
Visitors and guests requiring more information about the town, its services or businesses can contact the town office at 306-945-2161