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Getting Active


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Masks or facial coverings are mandatory in City facilities and on Yellowknife Public Transit

Starting Monday, November 29th, 2021 at 6am the City of Yellowknife will require proof of the Covid-19 vaccination upon entry into the facilities.  Those 12 years to 18 years old will need to provide proof of vaccination, those 19 years and older will be required to show proof of vaccination as well as government issued identification.

Please find the City's News Release here and the new Proof of Vaccination Policy here

Drop-in visitors will still be responsible for completing a contact tracing form before or at the start of their visit. 

For the latest City information on COVID-19, visit

Program Search

Register for recreation programs


Drop-in Programs

Reserve your drop-in spaces here


Think of a recreational facility or area, a program or sports league, or an event run by the City, and you'll find it here! 

City facilities include the Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, the Multi-plex Arena,  and the Fieldhouse. The City also maintains a system of popular outdoor trails, parks and playgrounds. This infrastructure facilitates access to a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing and many more.

The City also offers a wide variety of programs to keep families active and works with community and volunteer groups, and arts, culture and heritage associations and clubs. Explore "Getting Active" and discover what the City has to offer!

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