The town of Boissevain is a bustling place with many attractions to visit and so much to do! If you are looking for recreational opportunities, you can find it here: swimming, camping, golfing, skating, curling, bowling, gymnastics, fitness and art classes. You can also enjoy a movie at the local theatre.
The town is home to the world famous, Tommy the Turtle! This 28 foot, 10,000 pound mascot represents the nearby Turtle Mountains. Since his arrival in 1974, Tommy has had his picture taken with thousands of visitors from all over the world.
A unique site in Boissevain is an outdoor gallery of more than 20 murals, painted on buildings throughout the town. They depict historical events and prairie scenes as a beautiful reminder of the area. The town has several museums, parks and heritage sites.
Just a short drive South of Boissevain, you will find the International Peace Gardens, right on the Canada-US border. The Peace Garden was dedicated on July 14, 1932 with a Cairn, which states, “To God in his Glory we two nations dedicate this garden and pledge ourselves that as long as men shall live we will not take up arms against one another.” This is a beautiful place to visit to view the more than 150,000 flowers that are planted every year in beautiful displays of color. For more information, you can visit their website at: www.peacegarden.com.
Boissevain School is a Kindergarten to Grade 12 facility where the 360 students are strongly encouraged to participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities, including sports and the arts, and to become an involved member of the community. Boissevain School students are recognized for their achievements in academics, athletics, band, drama and community involvement.
Boissevain, a great place to live and visit!