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In-Service Training Accommodations and Information

Recruit Information
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Accommodations and Registration
All out of town candidates register at Kīšik Towers, University of Regina. Candidates are assigned rooms, meal cards, Kīšik Towers Residence cards and personal identification cards.


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The costs of accommodation and meals are borne by the recruit and/or police service. The candidates are responsible for the tidiness of their rooms and the making of their beds.
Any candidates unable to register at the specified times should notify the Recruit Training Officer in advance so that alternate arrangements can be made.

Classroom location is identified in the joining instructions.

Meals
Meals provided by the Saskatchewan Police College are available at the Riddell Centre as follows:
Monday through Friday:  Breakfast - 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
                                    Lunch -      11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
                                    Supper -      5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays: No Meals Provided. Recruits have access to a full kitchen within their suites and the weekly student grocery bus.

Materials
All pertinent handout materials are supplied. Material costs on the Recruit Training Program will be borne by the agency.

Laundry
Card-operated washing machines and dryers are located on the second floor in Kīšik Towers. Smart Cards are available for purchase from dispensing units located in the West Tower laundry toom on the 2nd floor and by the mailboxes on the 1st floor. Laundry cards cost $5. The machines take $10 and $20 bills or debit/credit cards. Dry cleaning services are located in several shopping malls near the University.

Library
The University of Regina John Archer Library resources are available to all candidates in possession of Student Identification Cards which must be presented when borrowing materials. A small library is located in the Conference Room of the Police College. Books may be borrowed through the secretary.

Recreation Facilitiesfitness
University of Regina recreational facilities are located in the Centre for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport.  Facilities include a pool, gymnasiums, fitness room, outdoor tennis courts, football fields and designated jogging areas. The Education Auditorium, situated on campus, runs recent movie releases three nights of the week with schedules available on request.
The College is situated adjacent to picturesque Wascana Park in the
heart of the City which boasts many acres of natural habitat. Jogging paths, boating, barbecue facilities and a wild bird sanctuary are a few of its attributes.
A staff member is available to assist course candidates regarding organization and scheduling of recreational activities.

Medical Treatment
A first-aid office, Aspen Medical Centre, is located at Room 225, Kinesiology & Health Studies Building. The telephone number is 337-2640. An R.N. is on duty from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Emergency medical aid is available through the Regina General Hospital.

Communication
Candidates may have their mail forwarded to their residence in College West or the Saskatchewan Police College address. Outgoing mail may be sent through the Administration Office at the College, provided appropriate postage has been affixed. Incoming messages of an important nature are received by the Administration Office of the College and are passed on to the candidates.

Religious Services
Most religious denominations are within walking distance of the Campus, with assistance available from the College staff as to their exact locations.

Banking
Automated tellers available on campus include the following:

  • Conexus Credit Union, College West Building
  • Royal Bank, Classroom Building
  • CIBC, Riddell Centre Building
  • Scotiabank, RIC Building

Public Transportation
Regina Transit bus stops are located in front of the Classroom Building and the Riddell Centre takes candidates uptown where transfers may be made for other areas in the city.

Attendance at Court
Many instances arise during a course where candidates are required for court, thus causing disruption to the course and a personal loss for the candidate. It is strongly recommended that candidates check out their court commitments prior to attending a course so that other arrangements may be made. Loss of time may result in a certificate not being awarded.

Rules & Regulations
Candidates attending courses at the Saskatchewan Police College are expected to abide by College "Rules and Regulations" which are posted in classrooms. College "Rules and Regulations" are also available for reviewing through the various training sections or administration offices of candidates respective police services.

 
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3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2
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