The SaskOutdoors Lending Library is a gear-lending library & outdoor adventure hub for people of all ages to access equipment, tools, and information while connecting with people around a common interest in outdoor adventure and recreation.
SaskOutdoors has a variety of equipment available to loan out to our members.
Explorer Freshwater Testing Kit
Water Rangers Canada has generously donated an Explorer Freshwater Testing Kit for SaskOutdoors members to use with their classes, camp groups, or community groups. Using the Explorer Test Kit: Water Rangers has many video resources and links available to help you use...
Specific Borrowing Instructions Clean thoroughly prior to use. Fill only with potable water. Store and return dry. Complete the lending request form to borrow this item View the terms of our lending library agreement
To Make A Farm Film
In this film: “Five young people without farming backgrounds embark on making their farming dreams a reality. Starting from scratch, they meet risks and challenges of this demanding profession with imagination, passion, and sacrifice. Intimate and beautifully...
More pictures to come! Complete the lending request form to borrow this item. MEC 3 person tent Specific Instructions Set up the tent prior to going on your trip to ensure you know how to set it up and all parts are included. No food or flame in or near the tent....
Symphony Of The Soil Film
"Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to...
Stove Kit - MSR Dragonfly Stove, 1L fuel bottle, 2 pots, 2 lids Specific Borrowing Instructions No fuel is provided. Please use white gas only. Return fuel bottle empty. Wash and dry pots and lids before and after use. Test the stove prior to your trip. Pack and...
Try your skills at cooking using solar energy! For pick up in Regina only. Complete the lending request form to borrow this item. Specific Borrowing Instructions Oven and contents will become hot. Ensure food is fully and properly cooked before consuming. Carefully...
Children’s Adventure Backpacks
SaskOutdoors is pleased to support a new project with Woodland Art Adventures in Saskatoon.The Children's Adventure Backpacks are 5 themed backpacks that are free to borrow for up to ten days. Each backpack is filled with items for indoor and outdoor activities,...
Pick up in Regina only Specific Borrowing Instructions Do not use in high winds Make sure it is completely dry before packing up. Follow safety instructions below. Ensure adequate adult supervision. Complete the lending request form to borrow this item. View the terms...
SaskOutdoors has a set of compasses available to use in our lending library. Complete a Borrowing Request Form for these items. View the Terms and Conditions of our Lending Library Agreement
Better pictures to come! Carving Kit Specific Lending Instructions Proper knife safety must be observed at all times. Only use knives in the presence of a first aid kit and with someone knowledgeable in the use of that kit. Sharpening boards are provided with the...
10 binoculars and 10 bird books Specific Borrowing Instructions Handle with care. Use the safety neck strap. Do not use abrasive cleaners on the lenses. Keep bird books dry and free from debris. Complete the lending request form to borrow this item. View the Terms and...
Picture to come. Specific Borrowing Instructions Horn is capable of emitting a blast of over 115 dB. Adult supervision required. Outdoor use recommended. Check “bottle” for damage before filling. May be filled “charged” with a bicycle pump, but it is easiest to fill...
Pick up in Regina only. Specific Borrowing Instructions Poles are long - be careful not to break or stick anyone Complete the lending request form to borrow this item. View the terms of our lending libary agreement.
Terms & Conditions
- Person using the equipment must be a member of SaskOutdoors (with the exception of the Nature Detective Backpacks)
- Bookings are made by completing this form at least 2 weeks in advance of when the equipment is needed.
- SaskOutdoors will ship the items to you. You must pay to ship the items back to SaskOutdoors or on to the next person borrowing the equipment.
- Borrowers who live in Regina will make arrangements to pick up the items.
- Suggested loan period of 3 weeks.
- Replacement of missing or broken equipment will be at the expense of the individual borrowing the equipment.
- Equipment is used at your own risk and you are expected to test it prior to taking it on a trip.
- Fuel is not provided.
- A six month waiting period will result the first and second time that you fail to bring items back on time. The third time you fail to bring back borrowed items your borrowing privileges will be revoked permanently.
Please see complete Terms and Conditions of Borrowing Equipment below for full details.