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Bookings and Rentals

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Contacts

The following facilities and equipment are available for rent through the City of Yellowknife:

Facilities Equipment
  • Ski chalet
  • Swimming pool
  • Bleachers
  • Security barricades
  • Garbage bins (no charge)
  • Recycling bins (no charge)

Availability and  Bookings:

You can arrange to book a facility in person, by filling out our online Facility Booking Request Formby contacting the booking clerk at 669-3457, or by contacting the pool at 920-5683 during regular business hours.  At this time you are not able to view availability online.

City Hall

Monday through Friday

8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Yellowknife Fieldhouse

Monday through Friday

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ruth Inch Memorial Pool

Monday through Friday

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Rates:

  • As of January 1, 2015, the facility rental rates now include the Infrastructure Replacement Fee.
  • A $500.00 maintenance/damage deposit fee is required for all liquor licensed events at all City facilities.  The deposit will be refunded following an inspection by a representative of the Community Services Department.

Arenas
Sports
Ice Arena Rental Fee (per hour) Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2020
Adult (prime) $188.00/hour $193.75
Adult (non prime*) $141.00/hour $145.25
Youth (prime) $94.00/hour $96.75
Youth (non prime*) $70.50/hour $72.50
Adult/Youth (prime) $141.00/hour $145.25
Adult/Youth (non-prime*) $105.75/hour $109.00
Commercial Rate $242.50/hour $249.75

Prime time is from 4:00 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays and Sundays.

*non-prime is 75% of prime fee

 

Non-Ice Arena Rental (sports activity) Fee (per hour) Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2020
Adult $102.25/hour $105.25
Adult/Youth $76.75/hour $79.00
Youth $51.25/hour $52.50
Events

 

Main Floor Rental (non-ice activity)

Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020

Special Events      *Additional services at cost

   

    Non-profit group:

$1,914.25/day $1,971.50/day
    Profit or commercial group: $2,941.00/day $3,029.25/day
Auxiliary power supply (reel/day) - YKCA only $43.00/day $44.25/day
'A' Frame connector/power cart connection $171.50/day $176.75/day
Skate sharpener space $171.50/month $176.75/month
Bank machine space $171.50/month $176.75/month

 

Multiplex Convention Rate Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020

This rate applices when all elements of the facility are booked by a single user (i.e. both arenas, gym, meetin groom, and lobby)

includes up to 400 chairs and 160 tables

$4,900.00/day $5,047.00/day

 

Portable Floor Rental Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
One day (includes set-up and take-down $1,993.25/day $2,053.00/day
Each additional day $1,090.75/day $1,123.50/day

 

Other Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Arena lobby

$18.75/hour

$237.25/day

$19.25/hour

$244.25/da

Exclusive use of YKCA parking lot (includes full access to arena washrooms, provided that the rental does not conflict with any regularly scheduled events or programs being held in existing facilities)    
    Non-profit group: $797.50/day + $500.00 refundable deposit $821.50/day + $500.00 refundable deposit
    Profit or commercial group: $1,519.00/day + $1,000.00 refundabe deposit $1,564.50/day + $1,000.00 refundable deposit
YKCA car washes $81.75/day $84.25/day

*Please note that only Coca Cola products are permitted in the Multiplex. Thank you to Yellowknife Beverages for their sponsorship of this facility.

Classrooms
Classrooms & Multiplex PSAV Room Fees (per hour) Fees (per hour) effective September 1, 2020
Youth $12.00 $12.50
Youth/Adult $18.00 $18.50
Adult $24.00 $24.75
PSAV Room - Corporate $59.00 $60.75
Equipment
 Item Fee (item/day) Fee (item/day) effective September 1, 2020
 Bleachers (20' x 8'; 5-tier; 50 people max.; includes City delivery) $97.25 + $200 refundable deposit $100.25 plus $200.00 refundable deposit
 Picnic tables (limited quantities) $20.75 $21.25
 Security barricade $55.50/10 sections plus $200 damage deposit $59.25/10 sections plus $200 damage deposit
 Snow Fencing (100') $28.50/100' $29.25/100'
 Garbage cans no charge No charge
Delivery/Pick-up charge and/or additional staff $69.25/hour $71.25/hour
Fieldhouse
  Fee
Fee Effective September 1, 2020
 Commercial/For-profit group

$374.00/hour

$2,941.00/day

$385.25/hour

$3,029.23/day

 Adults (prime) $131.75/hour $135.75/hour
 Adults (non-prime*) $99.00/hour  $101.75/hour
 Adults (off season**) $66.00/hour  $67.75/hour
 Youth (prime) $66.00/hour  $67.75/hour
 Youth (non-prime*) $49.50/hour  $50.75/hour
 Youth (off season**) $33.00/hour  $34.00/hour
 Adult/Youth (prime) $99.00/hour  $101.75/hour
 Adult/Youth (non-prime*) $74.25/hour  $76.50/hour
 Adult/Youth (off season**) $49.50/hour  $50.75/hour
Climbing Wall - Adult $131.75/hour  $135.75/hour
Climbing Wall - Youth $66.00/hour  $67.75/hour
Climbing Wall - Adult/Youth $99.00/hour  $101.75/hour

Prime time is from 4:00 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays and Sundays.

*non-prime is 75% of prime fee

**off season:  May 1 to August 30

 **Please note that only Pepsi products are permitted in the Fieldhouse. Thank you to Territorial Beverages for their sponsorship of this facility.

Fields & Ball Diamonds
Parker Park ball diamonds; St. Joseph, Wm. McDonald & Range Lake school soccer fields Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Adult season use $293.50/team $302.25/team
Youth season use $146.75/team $151.25/team
Adult casual use $41.25/hour $42.50/hour
Youth casual use $20.50/hour $21.00/hour
Adult tournament (per diamond) $237.25/day $244.25/day
Adult/Youth tournament (per diamond) $178.00/day $183.25/day
Youth tournament (per diamond) $118.75/day $122.25/day

 

Wm. McDonald, N.J. Macpherson, Mildred Hall & Range Lake school ball diamonds Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Youth season use $30.75/team $31.50/team
Youth casual use $15.00/hour $15.50/hour

Tenants are responsible for their own infield maintenance.  If the City workforce maintains the field, the tenant will be charged on a cost of service basis. 

Folk on the Rocks site
  Fee
Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Folk on the Rocks site rentals $243.75/day  
Folk on the Rocks sewer pump out $122.75 $126.50/day

A $300.00 refundable maintenance deposit is required upon booking.  Lessee is responsible for supply of water, security, electricity and washroom pump outs.

Gymnasiums
Large Gyms (Sir John, St. Pat's, Weledeh) Fee  Fee  Effective September 1, 2020 (per 50 min)
Youth $32.25 $33.25
Youth/Adult $48.50 $50.00
Adult $64.50 $66.50

 

Medium Gyms (J.H. Sissons, Range Lake, St. Joseph, Willliam McDonald, Multiplex) Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per 50 min)
Youth $23.00 $23.50
Youth/Adult $34.50 $35.25
Adult $45.75 $47.00

 

Small Gyms (Mildred Hall, N.J. Macpherson) Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per 50 min)
Youth  $18.25 $18.50
Youth/Adult  $27.25 $28.00
Adult  $36.25 $37.25

 

Multiplex Gym - corporate, bingos, fundraising* Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Daily gym rental rate (8 hours) $918.50/day $946.00
Hourly rate (maximum of 7 hours) $107.50/hour $110.75
Floor coverings $138.25 $142.50

*including tradeshows, conferences, parties, private functions, weddings, dances, concerts, cabarets, etc.

Tables, chairs, stage, etc. extra

 

Tournaments/Special Events Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per day)
Large gym  - Adult $517.75 $533.25
Large gym - Youth $259.00 $266.75
Medium gym* - Adult $439.75 $453.00
Medium gym* - Youth $220.00 $266.50

*other than Multiplex gym

 

Commercial Special Events Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Weledeh/St. Patrick's school Twin $172.50/hour/per side $177.75/hour/per side
Weledeh/St. Patrick's gymnasium complex

$960.75/per side

$1,894.00/day

$989.50/per side

$1,894.00/day

Other Outdoor Facilities
Rotary Waterfront Park (day use area), City Hall back lawn, Government Dock and YKCA stage area* Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Hourly rental $37.00 $38.00
Half day $148.25 $152.75
Full day $296.75 $305.75

 

Government Dock Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Seasonal Vending $562.75 $579.75
Canoe Storage $225.00 $231.75

 

Other outdoor facilities* Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Tennis Club seasonal court rental $997.75 $1,027.75
Float Plane Dock rental $955.25 $983.75

 *For all park facility rentals, there is a $300.00 refundable maintenance deposit.  Lessee is responsible for supply of water, security, electricity and washroom pump outs.

Ruth Inch Memorial Pool

 Please contact the pool at (867) 920-5683 or by email for all rental inquiries.

Rental type Fee (per hour; GST not included) Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per hour; GST not included)
Adult Private (prime) $203.50 $209.50
Adult Private (non-prime: 75% of prime) $152.75 $157.25
Adult Shared (prime: 50% prime) $101.75 $104.75
Adult Shared (non-prime: 75% of prime) $76.25 $78.50
Adult Lane Rental (prime)  $40.75 $42.00
Adult Lane Rental (non-prime: 75% of prime) $30.75  $31.75
Youth (prime) $101.75 $104.75
Youth (non-prime: 75% of prime)  $76.25 $78.50
Youth Shared (prime) $51.00 $52.50
Youth Shared (non-prime: 75% of prime) $38.25 $39.50
Youth Lane Rental (prime) $20.25 $20.75
Youth Lane Rental (non-prime: 75% of prime) $15.25 $15.75
Adult/Youth Private (prime) $152.75  $157.25
Adult/ Youth Private (non-prime: 75% of prime) $114.50 $118.00
Adult/Youth Shared (prime) $76.50 $78.75
Adult/Youth Shared (non-prime: 75% of prime) $57.50 $59.00
Adult Youth Lane Rental (prime) $30.50 $31.50
Adult Youth Lane Rental (non-prime: 75% of prime) $23.00 $23.75
Commercial/For Profit (prime)  $291.75 $300.50
Commercial/For Profit Group (non-prime: 75% of prime)  $219.00 $225.57
Sundeck* (barbeque included) $41.25 $42.50
Additional lifeguards $57.25  $59.00
Sponsored swim  $375.00/event  $375.00/event
  • Youth/Student is 17 years and under.  Adult is 18 years and older.
  • Prime time is from 4:00 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. Non-prime time is from midnight to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and from midnight to 8:00 a.m. on weekends.
  • Rental is 50 minutes with 10 minutes allocated for clean-up.
  • Private rentals are non-exclusive so there may be other activities happening (e.g. swimming lessons, deck rental, use of hot tub or showers).
  • Shared rentals are two or more groups using the facility or shared pool time during a Public or Family Swim.
  • An additional lifeguard fee is applied for groups wishing to use the Doobree.
  • *All solarium and deck rentals must include the additional lifeguard fee for clean-up and supervision
  • An additional lifeguard will be required if the renter wishes to use the ice mat during their rental period or the rental exceeds the 35 person limit which is included in the fee calculation.
  • The cost for larger rentals is calculated based on the number of guards required to supervise the rental and the length of the rental.  1 (one) additional lifeguard fee per hour is charged for each additional 35 people added to a rental.
Somba K'e Civic Plaza
  Fee
Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Amphitheatre - hourly rental $70.00 $72.00
Amphitheatre - half day $280.25 $288.75
Amphitheatre - full day $560.25 $577.00
Service Building - hourly rental** $35.50 $36.50
Service Building - half day** $142.25 $146.50
Service Building - full day** $284.25 $292.75

**outside of regular operating hours

Yellowknife Public Library

Please contact the library at (867) 920-5642 or by email to book one of the rooms listed.

Meeting room Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Non-profit group

no charge

no charge

For-profit group

$471.75/day

$235.75/half day

$59.00/hour

$486.00/day

$242.75/half day

$60.75/hour

Adult $24.00 $24.75/hour
Adult/Youth

$18.00

$18.50/hour
Youth $12.00 $12.25/hour
Writer's Room - For Profit User $12.50/hour $12.75/hour

Payment Options

  • Credit cards are required for phone, email or online bookings.
  • Credit cards, debit and cash are accepted in person.

Events Checklist

Hosting an event at a City of Yellowknife facility? For more information, please visit our Event Guide page.

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