Winnipeg has seven school divisions, including River East Transcona School Division, Pembina Trails School Division, Winnipeg School Division, Seven Oaks School Division, Louis Riel School Division, St. James-Assiniboia School Division, and Division Scolaire Franco-Manitobaine. Most schools offer French immersion options, while some schools are completely French. The city also offers private school options.
Winnipeg’s post-secondary options include the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, Université de Saint-Boniface, the Canadian Mennonite University, Red River College, Booth University College, CDI College, Robertson College, Assiniboine Community College, Academy of Learning Career College, and Herzing College.
The Forks is a National Historic Site of Canada and is located where the Red River meets the Assiniboine River. The site is significant because of its use by both First Nations and European settlers as a trading post and meeting place. Today, The Forks features restaurants, shops, a market, live entertainment, various events, a skateboarding park, a skating rink (in winter), and a number of interpretive areas.
Assiniboine Park is a large public park that offers greenspace, picnic facilities, restaurants, walking trails, a conservatory, a sculpture garden, duck ponds, playgrounds, a steam train, and the Assiniboine Park Zoo. The zoo features species from around the world, with its newest attraction being a unique polar bear exhibit.