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Rental Rules and Guidelines


Please adhere to the following 13 rules when renting classroom space, gymnasiums or fields.

  • A security deposit of $50 for the school key(s) is required at the time of booking.
  • No smoking, pets, helium balloons, food or drinks are permitted inside schools.  Food and drinks are allowed only with advance approval.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on school property.
  • Indoor, non-marking, soft-soled shoes must be worn in gymnasiums.
  • 48 hours' notice is required to receive a refund for cancellation (in writing) of rental booking.
  • User groups are responsible for anyone entering the facility during their rental time.
  • School premises must be vacated within 15 minutes following the rental period.
  • Equipment is not included with the rental.
  • User groups are responsible for any damage incurred during their rental.
  • Schools cannot be rented by businesses.
  • For-profit programs and functions are not permitted.  Fees can only be charged to offset costs associated with the rental, function or program.
  • The following functions are NOT permitted in schools: bingos, fundraising events, commercial events, banquets and dances. 
  • The following sports and equipment are NOT permitted in schools: lacrosse, softball, baseball, football, skateboarding, scooters, rollerblades. 

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