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Drop-in Programs

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 Covid-19 at Drop-in Programming:

Updated October 22, 2021:

Effective immediately, City facilities will be operating at a limited capacity in line with the latest OCPHO update. Masks or facial coverings are mandatory in all indoor City facilities and on Yellowknife Public Transit, as mandated by the OCPHO. Children under two or persons with an underlying medical condition or disability, which inhibits their ability to wear a facial covering, are exempt. Screening, physical distancing and capacity restrictions will be in place. Appointments are required to visit the Yellowknife Public Library, and all children's programming is temporarily cancelled. Fieldhouse, Multiplex, Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, Gymnasiums are all closed until Monday, October 25, 2021. Visitors will still be responsible for completing a contact tracing from before or at the start of their visit.  For the latest City information on COVID-19, visit www.yellowknife.ca/covid-19.

 

 

 

Interested in running a Drop-in Program?

The City of Yellowknife offers a variety of drop-in programming such as Soccer, Ultimate, and Pickleball. We are currently seeking residents who share an interest or skill that would be interested in running sessions as available. Commitment can be as little as 90 minutes a week!

New program suggestions are always welcome. For more information, email cs@yellowknife.ca

Admission Fees

Consolidated Facilities Fees

Fee Effective September 1, 2021
CategorySingle AdmissionPunch Pass (Min 10 passes)11 WEEK FLEXI PASS22 WEEKS FLEXI PASS21 MONTH FLEXI PASS (-5%)23 MONTH FLEXI PASS (-5%)26 MONTH FLEXI PASS (-10%)2ONE YEAR FLEXI PASS (-15%)3
Under 2 yrs  Free N/A Free Free  Free  Free  Free  Free 
Preschool (2-6) $5.00  15% discount $9.50 $17.25 $31.00 $89.00 $168.25 $314.75
Youth (7-17) $6.00  15% discount $12.50  $23.00 $42.25 $120.00 $233.50 $429.25
Student** $7.00  15% discount $15.50 $27.50 $51.00 $144.75 $274.25 $518.25
Adult (18-59) $8.25  15% discount $19.50  $35.25 $64.50  $183.75 $348.00 $657.50
Seniors (60+) $7.00  15% discount $15.50 $27.50 $51.00 $144.75 $274.25 $518.25
Family  $17.50  N/A N/A N/A $140.00 $399.25 $757.00 $1,429.75
Playgroup $18.75 15% discount  $56.25 $101.25 $185.25 $527.75 $1,000.25 $1,888.75
Aquafit $9.75 15% discount   $24.75 $44.25 $81.25 $232.75 $441.00 $833.25

*Family (for admission purposes) is one or two guardians and their children.

**A Playgroup consists of one adult and up to a maximum of 6 children. The Flexi Pass may be used for Drop-in Sports and Christmas Drop-in Sports, as well as the following: indoor playground, walking/running track (Fieldhouse); Public skate, Parent & Tot skate, Adult skate, and Adult shinny (Multiplex); Public skate (Yellowknife Community Arena); Noon swim & splash, Public swim, Family swim, Adult swim, Lane swim, Aqua Jog (Ruth Inch Memorial Pool). Fees include G.S.T. Available for purchase at Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, Multiplex, and the Fieldhouse .

For more information or to register, please contact the City at (867) 669-3457. Registration for City of Yellowknife Recreation Programs is also available online.

Available Programs

Drop-in Activities

Program Day Time Location Updates

Pickleball

Mon - Fri 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Multiplex

Gym

Still available during current Public Health Order

Tennis

Wed, Thur, Fri

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Fieldhouse

NWTel Field

Starts Sep 15, 2021

Climbing Wall Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Fieldhouse

Please follow links for capacity restrictions

Climbing Wall Sat-Sun 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fieldhouse Please follow links for capacity restrictions
Play Area Mon-Fi 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fieldhouse

Please follow links for capacity restrictions
Play Area Sat-Sun  9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Fieldhouse Please follow links for capacity restrictions

Skating 

Weekend Skating Schedule
Program Day Time Location Updates
Public Skate Saturday 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Multiplex

Shorty Brown Arena

Starts Oct 2, 2021
Family Skate Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Multiplex

Shorty Brown Arena

Starts Oct 3, 2021
Public Skate Sunday 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Multiplex

Shorty Brown Arena

Starts Oct 3, 2021
Weekday Skating Schedule
ProgramDayTimeLocationUpdates
Public Skate Wednesday 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Multiplex

Shorty Brown Arena

Starts Oct 6, 2021
Public Skate Monday - Friday 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Multiplex

Ed Jeske Arena

Cancelled until Sept 23, 2021
Adult Shinny Monday - Friday 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Multiplex

Shorty Brown Arena

Cancelled until Sept 23, 2021

 *Skating Schedule last updated Sept 9, 2021

 

What to Expect

Registration and check-in

Upon arrival at the facility, please check-in with the front desk for payment. All facility users must fill out a COVID Contact Tracing form prior to entering the building. 

You will be required to follow certain protocols based on the facility you are using:

For Tennis, Basketball, Pickleball, and Ultimate

After checking in, go to your assigned player bench to change footwear and play.  After activity you have 10 minutes to leave the facility.

Please bring your own equipment, only Pickleball paddles are available for rent.

For Shiny

After checking in, go to your assigned dressing room no more than 15 minutes prior. After activity you have 15 minutes to leave the facility.

For Public Skates

After checking in, there will be chairs placed 2m apart for you to change into appropriate footwear.  There are no dressing rooms available.

For Public Swims

Regular pool operating hours will continue at this time with staff monitoring the water every hour, and sanitizing all touchpoints and surfaces several times a day. We ask residents who become ill to stay home and look after themselves and encourage those you know are sick to do the same. The main pool and hot tub facilities will be available for use. 

 

Contacts

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 Manager - (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