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Summer or Winter, this is One of Saskatchewan's Best Leisure & Recreation Sites!

 
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WELCOME TO THE RESORT VILLAGE OF COCHIN

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The Resort Village of Cochin is a friendly community located 36 kilometres north of the Battlefords on Highway 4 North.  It is nestled between two beautiful prairie lakes, Murray Lake and Jackfish Lake.  This location makes Cochin a great vacation spot as well as a fantastic place to live. Residents and visitors can enjoy the sun on the beach, take a refreshing swim in the lake, play tennis or beach volleyball, visit the playgrounds, fish, waterski, wakeboard or tube behind a boat, or take in a round of golf at one of the great golf courses nearby.  Visit one of the local campgrounds, rent a cottage, stay at a local bed and breakfast, or reserve your stay at Jackfish Lodge located within the Battlefords Provincial Park. We have the most spectacular sunsets in the world!

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The population of the village grows to about 2500 during the summer months although more residents are living here year round due to the easy commute to North Battleford, Battleford, , Saskatoon, Meadow Lake and Lloydminster.  The resort village is just a short commute of 20 minutes to the Battlefords, 1.5 hours to Saskatoon, and 4 hours to Edmonton.

A LIGHTHOUSE in Saskatchewan!!  The only lighthouse in Saskatchewan is at the north end of the village of Cochin.  It was built in 1988 on the top of Pirot Hill. From here visitors have a spectacular view of both Jackfish and Murray Lakes. The lighthouse is 11.5 meters tall (38 ft). There are 153 steps to the top for a fabulous view of both the townsite and the lakes. The rotating beacon (light) can be seen for miles. The photo above is by David McLennan, The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. This photo has been used for our website with permission from David McLennan.

Local Artists' View of the Lighthouse

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Painting by Lucille Lowes
Painting by Lucille Lowes
Painting by George Ferguson

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

NEW: The Landfill  will be open Satuday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Residents are asked to drop off bagged leaves and branches during this time. Thank you for your cooperation.

NEW: Cochin Days 2014 - August 8, 9, 10 program brochures will be available at the R.V. Cochin Village Office effective July 20th. Volunteers make this event successful every year! Please consider helping out. Contact the Village Office for more details.

NEW: Bylaw 01 0f 2014 Establishment of Mill Rate Factors.

The Audited Financial Statements for the year ending December 31, 2013  are now available. Please click here.

The Cochin Landfill fill be open Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the summer months, our attendant Eleanor Moccasin will be glad to assist you should you have any questions. Please REMEMBER, we are following environmental standards. Acceptable items are raw wood products (trees, branches, leaves), concrete, and old appliances that do not contain refrigerants. ALL other items must be taken to the landfill in North Battleford. Thank-you for your cooperation. Questions can be directed to the office at 306-386-2333.

REMINDER re: PETS Residents and visitors are reminded that pets must be leashed at all times when off private property (Bylaw 04/12). Also, please clean up after your pets.This is for the safety and protection of all.

INTERLAKE WATER UPDATE After hour contact number for Interlake Regional Water is 306-480-9912. During business hours, Monday to Friday 8:00- 4:00, please call the office.  If you have no water and cannot contact the service rep please call 1-800-667-5799.

WILDLIFE Residents & visitors are reminded that abundant wildlife lives in the lake area. It is possible for wildlife to enter the village. Residents & visitors are reminded to dispose of all garbage properly and cover cans, to keep pets on a leash at all times, and to supervise children carefully. Please contact the Bylaw Officer if you see dangerous wildlife in the village.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM SASKATOON
Directions from Google Maps available here.  

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM EDMONTON
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Photo by Kent Rockwell

 

 

 
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