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Off-leash Dog Areas


Tin Can Hill off-leash dog park


There are four designated off-leash dog areas and one enclosed dog park in Yellowknife.


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Dog Park Regulations

The following regulations apply to the dog park behind the Yellowknife Community Arena:

  • Operating hours are from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.  You must vacate the dog park outside of these hours.
  • Park users and dog owners assume all risks related to park use.
  • You MUST clean up after their dog.
  • All dogs must have current City licenses with required vaccinations.
  • Please keep an eye on your dog at all times and keep your dog's leash with you.
  • You must remain with dogs within the fenced area.
  • Leash and unleash your dog within the gated area.
  • Female dogs in heat, sick dogs, and puppies under 4 months old are not allowed in the park.
  • Aggressive dogs must be muzzled.
  • Treats and toys cause fights.  Please refrain from use when other dogs are present.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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