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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.

The Committee meets at 5:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. The next Committee meeting date is to be determined.

 ACAC Minutes