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As a pre-emptive measure, the Multiplex will be closed effective Wednesday, March 18, until further notice as the City prepares for the potential impacts of COVID-19. For the latest information and to find out what the City is doing in preparation of COVID-19, visit

The Multiplex is a busy multi-purpose recreation facility located at 41 Kam Lake Road.


  • Ed Jeske Arena - Olympic size ice surface
  • Shorty Brown Arena - NHL size ice surface
  • Yellowknife Gymnastics Club facility
  • DND gym
  • PSAV meeting room
  • Concession

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Current rates for 2019 can be viewed below.  As of January 1, 2015, the facility rental rates now include the Infrastructure Replacement Fee.

For additional information about availability and bookings, please visit our Bookings and Rentals page or contact the Booking Clerk.   To inquire about booking the gymnastics facility, please contact the Yellowknife Gymnastics Club directly.

Ice Arena Rental Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2019
Adult (prime) $188.00/hour
Adult (non prime*) $141.00/hour
Youth (prime) $94.00/hour
Youth (non prime*) $70.50/hour
Adult/Youth (prime) $141.00/hour
Adult/Youth (non-prime*) $105.75/hour
Commercial Rate $242.50/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


Non-Ice Arena Rental (sports activity) Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2019
Adult $102.25/hour
Adult/Youth $76.75/hour
Youth $51.25/hour


Main Floor Rental (non-ice activity)

Fee Effective September 1, 2019

Special Events      *Additional services at cost


    Non-profit group:

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


Multiplex Convention Rate Fee Effective September 1, 2019

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



Portable Floor Rental Fee Effective September 1, 2019
One day (includes set-up and take-down $1,993.25/day
Each additional day $1,090.75/day


Other Fee Effective September 1, 2019
Arena lobby



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
    Profit or commercial group: $1,519.00/day + $1,000.00 refundabe deposit
YKCA car washes $81.75/day
Large Gyms (Sir John, St. Pat's, Weledeh) Fee  Effective September 1, 2019 (per 50 mins)
Youth $32.25
Youth/Adult $48.50
Adult $64.50


Medium Gyms (J.H. Sissons, Range Lake, St. Joseph, Willliam McDonald, Multiplex) Fee Effective September 1, 2019 (per 50 mins)
Youth $23.00
Youth/Adult $34.50
Adult $45.75


Small Gyms (Mildred Hall, N.J. Macpherson) Fee Effective September 1, 2019 (per 50 mins)
Youth  $18.25
Youth/Adult  $27.25
Adult  $36.25


Multiplex Gym - corporate, bingos, fundraising* Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2019
Daily gym rental rate (8 hours) $891.75/day $918.50/day
Hourly rate (maximum of 7 hours) $104.25/hour $107.50/hour
Floor coverings $134.25 $138.25

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

Tables, chairs, stage, etc. extra


Tournaments/Special Events Fee (per day) Fee Effective September 1, 2019 (per day)
Large gym  - Adult $502.75 $517.75
Large gym - Youth $251.50 $259.00
Medium gym* - Adult $427.00 $439.75
Medium gym* - Youth $213.50 $220.00

*other than Multiplex gym


Commercial Special Events Fee Fee Effective September 1, 2019
Weledeh/St. Patrick's school Twin $167.50/hour $172.50/hour/per side
Weledeh/St. Patrick's gymnasium complex



$960.75/per side


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

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