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Yellowknife Community Arena


Yellowknife Community Arena


The Yellowknife Community Arena is open from October to the Easter weekend each year. It is located at 6004 Franklin Avenue (between the pool and the curling club). Yellowknife Community Arena is closed.

Regular Hours:

Yellowknife Community Arena is closed for the summer.

Monday to Friday 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.



  • 1 ice surface (85 by 185 feet)
  • 5 change rooms
  • Concession

In addition to the regular ice rentals in the winter, it is often used for special events such as concerts, bingos, dry grad and MMA fights.

Floor plans


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

For additional information about availability and bookings, please visit our Bookings and Rentals page or contact the Booking Clerk.

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