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Service Description

Safe and personal introduction to the Saskatoon transit system through the assistance of trained and qualified Bus Buddy volunteers, who help participants gain the tools and confidence to travel safely in and around the city of Saskatoon.
Older adult volunteers will be screened and matched with older adults who want to learn how to ride city buses with ease. The volunteers will make arrangements to accompany the participant on several bus trips until she/he is comfortable taking the bus alone. Orientation and training includes:

  • City transit system
  • Planning bus trips
  • Reading transit routes
  • Locating bus stops.


Older adults 55 years of age or older.

Application Process

Visit website for details or contact the office.

Documents Required

Once accepted, a registration form is required to be completed for matching with volunteer.


No cost.

Fax: 306-652-7525

Business Line: 306-652-2255

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 4:30 pm

Service Website




Coverage Area


Languages Offered


Saskatoon Council on Aging


2020 College Drive
Saskatoon SK  S7N 2W4

Get Directions

Located at the Saskatoon Field House.

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 4:00 pm


Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one); Wheelchair access - call for details or special appointment req’d; Elevators; Elevators - Braille signage; Elevators - audible tone or speech; Elevators - lowered buttons; Not Wheelchair accessible

Fax: 306-652-7575

Business Line: 306-652-2255



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