“I feel the sun upon my hands;
And far from care and strife
The broad earth bids me forth. I rise
With lifted brow and upward eyes.
I bathe my spirit in blue skies,
And taste the springs of life.”
- from April In The Hills, by Archibald Lampman
The town of Lampman is a thriving community located approximately 51 kms northeast of Estevan on Highway 361, and plays host to many agriculture and oil related businesses. Situated in the heart of the oilfield in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan, Lampman is an excellent place to live. Whether visiting or planning to relocate, here is a list of the many services and organizations that are ready to make your stay here a great one:
- Excellent education facilities for K – 12
- Modern health centre with doctor, clinic hours, emergency, and ambulance services.
- Seniors’ low income housing units
- Recreational facilities; pool, skating/curling rinks, baseball diamonds, golf course, RV sites
- Volunteer Fire Department
- New residential sub-division to accommodate the growing community
The Lampman area was first settled in 1890 with the railroad arriving around 1909. The Village of Lampman was founded on Sept. 13, 1910, and named after Canadian poet, Archibald Lampman, who is regarded as Canada's finest 19th century English language poet. Lampman's poetry was best known for his ability to describe Canada's rural life and the wonders of nature.
- Outdoor swimming pool: with diving board and kiddie pool
- Skating/Curling Rink
- Baseball & softball diamonds which are host to many weekend tournaments
- Parks & Playgrounds: Lion’s Club Children’s Playground, 19 full service RV sites with power, water and sewer and 16 sites with power, Cottage rentals
- Golfing: 9-hole sand green golf course
- Half hour drive from three major recreational areas for fishing, boating, golfing, and camping.