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Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee


Council established the Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee (ACAC) and adopted the Terms of Reference on February 26, 2018.

The purpose of the Committee is to assist the City in an advisory capacity regarding the development of an Aquatic Centre. The role of the Committee is to provide direct input through the community consultation process and to build consensus within the community on the current and future needs of the community relating to the development of an aquatic centre.

The Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee shall consist of members appointed by Council and shall include the following members:

  • The Mayor of the City of Yellowknife - ex-officio, voting member;
  • One (1) Member of City Council;
  • One (1) representative from the Yellowknife Polar Bear Swim Club;
  • One (1) representative from a Yellowknife Education District to represent all Districts;
  • One (1) representative from the NWT Recreation and Parks Association;
  • Three (3) representatives from the General Public to ensure diversity in representations; (to ensure continuity a fourth (4th) representative from the public will be reserved for the originally appointed Council member should they not be re-elected during the 2018 Municipal General Election);
  • One (1) representative from an organization representing Seniors;
  • One (1) representative from a Yellowknife Business;
  • One (1) representative from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation;
  • One (1) Youth representative;
  • One (1) Persons With Disabilities representative;
  • City of Yellowknife, Senior Administrative Officer (non-voting); and
  • City of Yellowknife, Director, Community Services (non-voting).

A member of City Administration shall provide administrative support to the Committee.

As the Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee tabled their Aquatic Centre Pre-Design Plan report the Committee is now dissolved.

ACAC Minutes

Aquatic Pre-Design Plan Open House and Feedback Form

The ACAC hosted an open house on September 20th to provide an update to the public about the Plan.

The online feedback form is now closed.

View the Pre-Design Plan.

 Aquatic Centre Pre-Design Plan


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 Manager - (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