2016 Guide to Martensville - Page 17

Top 10 Things You Should Know About 1. Martensville is located eight kilometers north of Saskatoon – less than a 10 minute drive to Saskatoon. 2. Martensville is the fastest growing city in Western Canada, home to just over 9,000 residents, 75% of which are under the age of 45. 3. North Prairie Developments, D&S Homes, and North Ridge Developments are all active builders in Martensville. Construction of the new Lake Vista community by North Ridge is underway. The new neighbourhood will contain 1,100 residential units will provide housing for up to 3,000 new residents. 4. A recent survey conducted with City residents found that quality of life, friendly people, small-town atmosphere and proximity to Saskatoon are the top reasons people love living in Martensville. 5. Parks with winding trails, sports and community centres, the new Martensville Athletic Pavilion (MAP) with sport courts and running track, and an aquatic centre provide many opportunities for recreation and leisure. An active volunteer community and numerous service programs and clubs all contribute to the City’s vibrant atmosphere. 6. Each year almost 30 events take place in Martensville. The Auto Clearing Motor Speedway, Saskatchewan’s premier motorsports facility is located near Martensville. Each year Martensville is a stop on the Canadian NASCAR Circuit, as is the A&W 100 Race each September. 7. Martensville has two elementary schools and construction on one public elementary school and one separate elementary school will soon be underway. Martensville High School will soon be expanded to double its size. 8. In addition to five churches, police and fire services, Martensville offers health services including massage and chiropractic, dentistry, and optometry. A second dental clinic and new medical clinic recently opened in Martensville. 9. Almost 400 businesses are licensed in Martensville including service industries, professional services, and transportation and manufacturing firms. 10. In the past year, commercial development in Martensville has exploded with businesses including Canadian Tire, Boston Pizza and McDonalds, Tim Horton’s, Dairy Queen, Canalta Hotel, and Pharmasave. A new Co-op gas bar and convenience store and Oak Centre RV Mall also recently moved into Martensville. For more information on Martensville, visit www.martensville.ca! 17