Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada is located on the banks of the Swift Current Creek. It is said that the Cree First Nation people once called the area "kisiskâciwan," meaning "it flows swiftly." Then in the 1800s, after the arrival of the Europeans, the area was named, "Riviere Au Courant," which translates into "Swift Current."
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Swift Current and the surrounding areas includes golfing, fishing, swimming, hiking, camping, boating, water skiing, biking, cycling, sightseeing, horseback riding, off roading, and xc skiing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Swift Current, Saskatchewan includes the Riverside Park, Lake Diefenbaker, Elmwood Park, Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park, Great SandHills, Chinook Parkway, Grasslands National Park and the Big Muddy Badlands.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Swift Current, Saskatchewan includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, cottages, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, breweries, casino, gas stations, gift stores, and transportation services including taxi, and bus.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Swift Current, Saskatchewan includes the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame, Art Gallery of Swift Current, Doc's Town Heritage Village, Mennonite Heritage Village, Swift Current Museum, Goodwin House (a 1900 stagecoach station), Lyric Theatre (1912) and the Imperial Hotel (1903).