Flashing lights and whirring sounds fill the 5,000-square-foot arcade floor at Wonderland Entertainment Centre, setting a whimsical background as guests engage in classic gaming staples. The facility eschews traditional coin or token based arcade play, instead using an hourly, all-you-can-play rate. A retro arcade experience, including early favorites, driving, and dancing games await thumbs and feet. For a more classic mode of recreation, players can flaunt their cue skills on one of three pool tables, shoot skeeball, basketball, or even "Silver Ball" pinball.
Referred to as the "fastest-growing pro sports league in the nation" by NBC Sports correspondent Rick Chandler, the Lingerie Football League energizes audiences by pitting two exclusively female teams in alluring uniforms against each other for a chance to participate in Lingerie Bowl IX. On October 21, the ferocious Tampa Breeze takes on the Cleveland Crush, a team known for intensely tackling opponents and pulverizing grapes into wine while running in place. Equipped with football pads, leg garters, and one canister of catcall repellent, the athletes prove their power during each exciting full-contact game of pigskin.
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When the Regina Pats slid out onto the ice in 1917, their sweaters read “The Patricias,” in honor of Princess Patricia of Connaught, and they had little tolerance for opponents who dared giggle at the name. Of the original teams in that early era, the Pats have had the last laugh, as they are the only ones still standing, making them North America’s oldest Junior Hockey franchise.
Since the days of horse-drawn zambonis, the Pats have taken several championships. They won the Memorial Cup in 1925, 1930, and 1974, and also took the Western Hockey League Championship in 1974 and 1980. In addition to preparing more than 100 players for careers in the NHL, the Pats have also sent the most athletes to play for Canada in the World Junior Hockey Championships.
At certain points on the 18-hole course at Sask Landing Golf Resort, it seems like the greens should have slipped into the glassy waters of Lake Diefenbaker eons ago. Or that the soaring foothills that wreathe the course should have swallowed the smooth fairways. But, fortunately for golfers, the course isn?t going anywhere. Routed through an expanse of rolling prairieland, the 6,930-yard layout weaves through wildflowers and cacti that add their own sunny accents and sideline commentary to the scenic experience. Water hazards come into play on seven holes, including the final two, which run right alongside the lake to set up a dramatic finish. After rounds, golfers can continue to enjoy the far-reaching vistas or count each blade of prairie grass from the patio as they nosh burgers and other savory fare at the Clubhouse.
Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 6,930 yards from the farthest tees * Three tee options * Scorecard