Posted on Thursday March 26, 2020

The City would like to advise residents that effective immediately, all City Playgrounds will be closed until further notice. This action has been taken following information released by Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer, Government of the Northwest Territories, on COVID-19.

The complete list of playground closures includes:

  • Borealis Park
  • Demelt Crescent Park
  • Doornbos Park
  • Forrest Drive Park
  • Hordal/Bagon Park
  • Josephine Walcer Park
  • Lamoureux Park
  • Latham Island Park
  • Lakeshore Park
  • Magrum Park
  • McNiven Beach Park
  • Moyle Park
  • Parker Park
  • School Draw Park
  • Somba K'e Park
  • Stirling Park

Outdoor rinks and trails remain open and will be maintained by the City. At this time, the City asks all residents to practice social distancing while enjoying the outdoors.

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