Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2020


The City would like to update residents on the City Playground closures that occurred on Thursday, March 26, 2020. All playgrounds with equipment are closed until further notice, following information released by Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer, Government of the Northwest Territories, on COVID-19. Outdoor parks, rinks and trails remain open and will be maintained by the City, including parks with closed playgrounds inside. At this time, the City asks all residents to practice social distancing while enjoying the outdoors.

The complete list of playground closures includes:

  • Borealis Park
  • Con Mine Park
  • Demelt Crescent Park
  • Doornbos Park
  • Dusseault Court Playground
  • Forrest Drive Park
  • Grace Lake Park
  • Hall Crescent Park
  • Josephine Walcer Park
  • Lamoureux Road Park
  • Latham Island Park
  • Magrum Crescent Park
  • McNiven Beach Playground
  • Moyle Park
  • Niven Drive Park (X2)
  • Olexin Park
  • Parker Park (X2)
  • School Draw Park
  • Somba K’e Park
  • Spence Road Park
  • Stirling Park

The City continues to evaluate the situation surrounding COVID-19 in Yellowknife and will inform the public of any changes. To stay up to date with the latest developments, visit www.yellowknife.ca.


Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699